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    Military Sabre Fighting

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    No matter what else you're wearing, nothing says successful man or woman about town like a sharply pointed sabre. The sabre was once a basic sidearm of the military, widely worn across Europe and the U.S. In the 18th Century,Henry Angelo, a fencing and broadsword master to the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, published manuals for training the British Military. In this class, you'll discover Henry's methods, as well as many others, as you learn the art of military sabre fighting. In addition to the Angelo tradition, you'll also study the technique outlined by fencing historian Alfred Hutton, and draw methods from the US Naval Academy publication "Principles of Squad Instruction for the Broadsword". As your professional instructor takes you through each method, you'll develop a rich wealth of knowledge that will come together with hands-on practice for a class experience that's sure to please.
    Military Sabre Fighting

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamentals of military sabre fighting
    • Explore training methods that span the centuries
    • Gain both knowledge and hand-on skills
    • No experience necessary
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    Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Tour

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    This scenic tour from Portland takes you into Oregon's stunning wilderness to view Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Enjoy panoramic views from Crown Point and Visit House on the Columbia River Gorge Highway before descending down to Latourell Falls, dramatic Multnomah Falls and Bonneville Dam. Learn about the area from your guide and follow the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the way back to Portland. This 4-hour tour showcases the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the incredible diversity of scenery at Portland's doorstep! Your tour departs from Pioneer Square in downtown Portland in the morning. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach and get ready for a beautiful 1-hour drive east to the Columbia River Gorge, which carves a spectacular corridor through the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington. This vast canyon and its surroundings are designated as a National Scenic Area to protect the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Columbia River Gorge. This area is home to a spectacular combination of landscapes, rare plants, wildlife, farmland, ancient Indian rock art and other sites, many of which you'll discover on your tour. Traveling along the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, enjoy your guide's informative narration as you admire sweeping views from hundreds of feet above the Columbia River, stopping for photo opportunities at Crown Point and Vista House. Then descend along the highway loops on your way to pristine Latourell Falls, where you'll stop for 20 minutes to view the falls. Continue past Wahkeena Falls to Oregon's most famous natural attraction, Multnomah Falls. This dramatic waterfall is the tallest in Oregon and the second-tallest in the US! Stop here for 25 minutes to admire the dramatic, multi-tiered waterfall that is famous for its views, walkways and Great Depression-era lodge. Next, view the Oneonta Gorge and Horsetail Falls on your way to Bonneville Dam, a national historic site in the heart of the gorge. During your 30-minute stop here, learn about the amazing engineering feat of the damn and fish ladder at the visitor's center and admire the dam from the outdoor viewing area. Return to Portland along the river-level route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Enjoy the unfolding panorama including Beacon Rock, Cape Horn and Rooster Rock, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago. You'll arrive back in Portland in the afternoon.
    Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Tour

    610 SW Broadway #305, Portland

    • Explore the beautiful Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
    • Visit several waterfalls including famous Multnomah Falls, the second-tallest in the US
    • Admire the amazing engineering feat of the Bonneville Dam and the fish ladder
    • Follow the route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago and learn about the area's history from an expert guide
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    Brewery Bike Tour

    Experience Portland's world-famous beer culture on this fun bike tour - the perfect way to explore this gorgeous city. Following your local guide on easy bike ride, visit several top-notch microbreweries such as Bridgeport and Deschutes to sample several beers, with all tastings included. After meeting your friendly local guide in downtown Portland in the afternoon, hop on your bike for a leisurely, mostly flat 5-mile (8-km) ride through this beautiful city.

    Visit several of the 40 microbreweries and brewpubs that give Portland its national reputation for beer. Most of these beloved breweries brew their beers on site, and some you'll visit may include Bridgeport, Deschutes, the McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom, Lucky Labrador, New Old Lompoc, Rogue and Tugboat Brewing.

    In addition to sampling refreshing, fresh-brewed beer, you'll also take behind-the-scenes tours to see where the magic happens!

    In between breweries, your guide will point out the city's best bars, restaurants and local hotspots in the downtown area, the Pearl District and northwest Portland. Pass famous Powell's Books, one of the world's largest independent bookstores, and cycle past coffee drinkers outside Stumptown Coffee.

    If time permits, you'll finish your tour with a pint at a cozy local tap room before heading back to the starting point.
    Brewery Bike Tour

    Downtown Portland, Portland

    • Enjoy a bike tour of Portland's best breweries
    • Explore downtown, the Pearl District and northwest Portland
    • Sample fresh-brewed beer at several microbreweries such as Bridgeport and Deschutes
    • Discover the journey of grain to glass with informative and entertaining tours of some of the breweries you'll visit
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    Willamette Valley Wine-Tasting Tour from Portland

    Thirsty? The Willamette Valley wine region, once known for its orchards and nurseries, has become one of the United States' premier producers of cool-climate varietals like pinot noir. Start your wine country tour with hotel pickup from downtown Portland and make your way, by minivan, to three wineries carefully chosen by your in-the-know guide. Portland is the perfect hub for exploring quiet roads through Oregon's wine country, with more than half of the state's five-hundred or so wineries located about forty-five minutes away in the nearby Willamette Valley. Take in beautiful vistas and gently rolling hills that give way to the expansive Cascade Mountains as you drive. You'll visit three of the area's top wineries and learn about the unique relationship between the valley's volcanic soils, elevation and protective microclimates -- ideal for producing pinot noir. Taste a select group of varietals that will please even the most discerning palate, from reds like syrah, cabernet Franc and cabernet sauvignon to award-winning chardonnay, barbera and riesling. After your wine-tasting experience, your tour ends with a hotel drop-off. Sip... Aaahhhhhhh
    Willamette Valley Wine-Tasting Tour from Portland

    Downtown Portland Hotels, Portland

    • Explore scenic Willamette Valley with a friendly tour guide
    • Taste delicious wine from the local wineries
    • Learn about the history of the area and how it became known for its wine
    • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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    Neo-Bartitsu Self Defense

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    The physically weaker opponent has had a chance for centuries. In this unique approach, modeled after the Victorian methods of Bartitsu, you'll focus on a mix of Victorian era cane fighting and German combative wrestling. With both bare hand fighting and simple weapon techniques, your professional instructor will help you develop skills that rely on dexterity and proper technique rather than strength or size. You'll also add in elements English bare-knuckle boxing and French Savate to create a versatile and dynamic training that will have you building confidence and wealth of self-defense skills that date back centuries, but are perfect for use in the modern world!
    Neo-Bartitsu Self Defense

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamentals of Neo-Bartitsu self defense from a professional instructor
    • Explore training methods such as Victorian era cane fighting and German combative wrestling
    • Discover how proper technique and practice can overcome strength and size
    • No experience necessary
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    Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

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    Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword, published in 1630, stands as one of the most lavish treatises on the art of civilian swordplay ever written. In this class, you'll work your way through Thibault's approach as you explore an elegant blending of fencing theory and techniques of Dutch-Spanish origin. You'll also practice taking a highly rational mental approach to the problems of fencing. Your professional instructor will take you through the theoretical underpinnings of Thibault's system and teach you the techniques that manifest his theory. By the end of class, you'll understand significance of the Academy of the Sword, and have the fundamental skills to incorporate its work into your practice.
    Fundamentals of Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword

    11350 SW Denny Rd, Beaverton

    • Learn the fundamental theory behind Gerard Thibault's Academy of the Sword
    • Practice techniques that highlight the theory
    • Develop defense skills while exploring a significant work in the history of fencing
    • No experience necessary
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    Tai Chi/Qigong

    Chronic eye twitch? Sleepless nights? Conversations with your imaginary friends ending in fist fights? You could start a fight club. But if you're looking for a more peaceful way to sooth your nerves, consider tai chi. While this ancient Chinese martial art was originally developed for self-defense, it has matured into a balletic form of exercise that's become popularly known as "meditation in motion." During this instructive course, you'll receive guidance in progressing through tai chi routines, as well as instruction on proper form so that you can be certain you're getting the most out of your workout. You'll also learn proper breathing techniques that complement the flowing movements you'll be introduced to, which will help you achieve both increased control over you body and clarity of mind. Find the inner the peace you've been searching for in one of the oldest combat styles in the world.
    Tai Chi/Qigong

    8618 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton

    • Explore the tranquil movements of tai chi, one of world's most meditative martial arts practices
    • Revitalize your body and reap the many health benefits associated with Tai Chi
    • Master breathing techniques that will help you achieve mental focus and control
    • Find joy in the simplicity and fluid motions of this timeless art
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    Willamette Falls Kayak Tour

    Get out and enjoy the nature of Oregon, that scenic adventureland, in this 90-minute kayaking tour up the Willamette River! Whatever your skill level with the paddle, you'll find yourself in good company during this guided tour, with all the attention you need to get going. Highlights of the tour include the historic Willamette Falls Locks, and of course the stunning falls themselves. You'll also have plenty of chances to observe local wildlife, both on land and sea. Don't let yourself miss out on this 90-minute kayaking adventure- when it's all over, with your head chock full of unforgettable scenic views, you'll be glad you came along!
    Willamette Falls Kayak Tour

    1701 Clackamette Dr, Oregon City

    • Embark on a kayaking adventure up the central waterway of Oregon's Willamette Valley
    • Take in stunning vistas and catch sight of fish and animals
    • Get a light and relaxing upper body workout while paddling upstream
    • Make an inspiring escape into beautiful Oregon
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    Oregon Coastal Minibus Tour

    "Ocean in view! Oh the joy!" That's what Lewis and Clark wrote in the journals when they first reached the Pacific Ocean, and you'll be writing the same thing in yours after this awe-inspiring tour of the Oregon Coast. The bus will depart from Downtown Portland and B-line it straight to the coast, where you can take in the gorgeous views and explore scenic beaches. The tour also includes a stop at a sea-side cafe for lunch. After lunch, the journey continues with more amazing views and beaches. You'll even get to explore the tiny coastal town of Manzanita. Feel rush of excitement that Lewis and Clark felt when they finally reached the Pacific Ocean and take in all of its incredible views.
    Oregon Coastal Minibus Tour

    815 SW Park Avenue, Portland

    • Travel along Highway 1 as you take in the beautiful ocean views
    • Explore stunning beaches and gorgeous coastline vistas
    • Get a taste for some of the fresh, local seafood
    • Let the natural beauty of the Oregon coast inspire you
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    Beginner Fencing (Adult)

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    Explore the sport of sabre fencing in a safe and positive environment as you learn the basics from award-winning instructors. You'll get suited up in the proper equipment and then take to the mat as you learn the basic rules and strategies that serve as the foundation for this classic sport. Practice techniques of both defense and attack- such as feints, lunges, parrys, and counterattacks- as you work alongside fellow beginners, master your movements and gaini confidence in your skills. Whatever your reason for wanting to pick up a sabre, this class will give you just what you need to get started.
    Beginner Fencing (Adult)

    5645 SW Arctic Dr, Beaverton

    • Learn the basics of fencing from a professional instructor
    • Discover the keys to proper safety as you become familiar with your movements
    • Practice defense, attacks, rules, and basic strategy
    • Explore a classic sport and build new skills
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    3 positive reviews

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