Post Tagged with: "Gerry Blanck’s Martial Arts Center"

(Left to right) Marc Lamaze, Skylar Saltzman, Michelle Villemaire, Tamar Springer and TJ Storm pose with trophies won by Saltzman and Villemaire.

Palisadian Michelle Villemaire Wins First Karate Competition

Michelle Villemaire, who is known in Pacific Palisades for her colorful yarn-bombing tributes to notable women, competed

Boxing Program to be Offered at Gerry Blanck’s Martial Arts Center for People with Parkinson’s

  Rock Steady Boxing, a unique exercise program that adapts pro boxing techniques for people with Parkinson’s dis
Tamar Springer was awarded the Sensei Youth Mentor Instructor of the Year.

Palisadian Tamar Springer Recognized as Youth Mentor Instructor

Tamar Springer was honored as Sensei Youth Mentor Instructor of the year on Sept. 1 in Orlando, Florida. The Palisades r
Tamar Springer placed in four events at Ocean Nationals.

Palisadian Tamar Springer Takes First at Ocean Nationals in RI

Palisadian Tamar Springer took first in musical weapons, second in musical and traditional forms and third in traditiona
Gerry Blanck, Lily Kinnear, Michael Gatto, Tamar Springer and Skyler Saltzman earned trophies at the World Martial Arts Championships. Photo courtesy Gerry Blanck

Palisadians Win Trophies in World Martial Arts Tourney

Four Pacific Palisades residents competed in the 30th Annual World Martial Arts Championships at the Ontario Convention
Jedi Master Quami Adams, right, and son Shon Adams, lead a group of boys and girls in lightsaber training at a Jedi class at Gerry Blanck’s Martial Arts Center. Photo: Laura Abruscato

Jedis Teach Kids the Ways of the Force in Pacific Palisades

By Laura Abruscato Contributing Writer Some lightsabers were foam and blow-up versions, others were plastic with flashin