Why is Self Defense Training Important?

Why is Self Defense Training Important?

There are lots of reasons why learning self defense is important!  One day, women and children will be safe at all times, no matter what. Until then, all of us deserve to know how to stand up for and protect ourselves. You owe it to yourself to know what your options...
Why is self-defense important to NAGA?

Why is self-defense important to NAGA?

The Art we train The art we train at Naga, Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen, is based in self-defense. What does that mean? It means we don’t go out looking for trouble and we don’t broadcast the fact that we train. Instead, we keep our skills close, “in our back pocket”,...
Calling All Heroes!

Calling All Heroes!

You, our dear hero, venture out into the world on a quest to find adventure, challenge and dragons! After battles, contests and brave feats, you return home a new person; stronger, more courageous & yes, victorious, after slaying ogres! Back within your village,...
Wim and Jim Wetzel

Wim and Jim Wetzel

Martial Arts history comes to downtown Beaverton! Poekoelan was brought here from Indonesia by Willy Wetzel. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and train with two of his sons! Aside from amazing workouts, we expect to learn a lot about the history of our art and to...
Black Belt Essay – Mas Sarah

Black Belt Essay – Mas Sarah

In the art of Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen, it takes more than just a physical ability to make it through a black belt test successfully. Sure, we raise incredible fighters at Naga, but our Black Belts must also demonstrate incredible fortitude, resilience and strength...