Shifting Sands Dojo

Shifting Sands Dojo is a school of martial philosophy teaching the arts of Self Defense, Grappling, and Kickboxing to all ages.

Michael started his training in a traditional Hapkido program in 1995. In 1998 he moved to a grappling/kickboxing school and studied under Greg Jackson for two years. After that Michael studied Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and kickboxing with Chris Ballard at Champions Martial Arts. For the past four years Michael has been teaching and passing on the joy of martial arts to students of all ages. For the last three years he has bee the After School Martial Arts Instructor at Monte Vista Elementary.

Operating as usual

11/28/2023

Martial Arts in the Park. Tonight at Morningside Park 530pm. Last one for a little bit!

11/14/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight at 530, Morningside Park

11/07/2023

Hoodie chokes for hoodie weather! Tonight at 530, Morningside park

10/31/2023

Hey all! I forgot about Halloween! No martial arts in the park tonight. Enjoy those trick-or-treaters =)

10/24/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight at 5:30 - Morningside Park

10/17/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight at 5:30, Morningside Park.

10/10/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight at 5:30pm, Morningside Park

10/03/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight, Morningside Park, 5:30-6:30.

09/26/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight, Tuesday September 26, 530-630, Morningside Park.

09/18/2023

Remember all... Martial Arts in the park is tomorrow, Tuesday 9/19, from 5:30-6:30 at Morningside Park. See you then!

09/12/2023

Martial Arts in the Park is switching to Tuesday nights, 5:30-6:30, Morningside Park, starting NEXT Tuesday September 19th.

09/11/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight at 6pm, weather permitting, Morningside Park in Nob Hill. See you there =)

09/04/2023

No martial arts in the park tonight, back at it next Monday! (Mike's getting back from California tonight).

08/28/2023

Oops! Thought this posted much earlier... Martial Arts in the park tonight! 6pm-7pm Morningside park. Be there!

08/21/2023

Martial Arts in the Park, Morningside 6pm-7pm, tonight weather permitting =)

08/14/2023

Martial Arts in the Park Tonight at 6pm, Morningside Park. If it looks like rain, shoot me a text to see if we are still on.

08/07/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight 6pm, Morningside. See you there =D

07/30/2023

Tomorrow, 6pm, martial arts in the park at Morningside

07/17/2023

Get to the park tonight for some martial arts action! 6pm-7pm, Morningside Park in Nob Hill. See you soon!

07/09/2023

Martial arts in the park! Monday at 6pm, Morningside park. Beeeee there!

05/29/2023

Tomorrow, 10am, martial arts in the park Memorial Day edition. Beeee there!

05/22/2023

Martial Arts in the Park! Tonight 6pm-7pm Morningside Park. Pummeling drills, mitt work, and a touch of hapkido.

05/08/2023

Martial Arts in the Park tonight 6-7pm, Morningside Park!

05/01/2023

Even Batman trains in parks! Come out to martial arts tonight at 6pm. Morningside Park!

04/17/2023

Martial arts in the park, tonight from 6pm - 7pm. Morningside Park in Nob Hill.

04/04/2023

Martial Arts in the Park Returns! Monday April 10, 6pm. Morningside Park (Nob Hill). Be there!

11/29/2022

The cold months are upon us! Martial Arts in the Park is taking its seasonal hiatus but will return in March. See you all soon and have a great winter!

11/15/2022

Martial Arts in the Park, tonight 6pm - 7pm, Morningside Park. It will be cold!

11/08/2022

No martial arts in the park tonight. My gf tested positive for COVID and I'm attempting to limit exposure. It is also getting cold and dark early, we are working on finding a temporary indoor space for our weekly sessions but may end up doing what we've done the last four years and take a seasonal hiatus. I'll keep everyone posted!

10/18/2022

Martial Arts in the Park, tonight 6pm-7pm Morningside Park!

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Our Story

Michael Adams started his training in a traditional Hapkido program in 1995. In 1998 he moved to a grappling/kickboxing school and studied under Greg Jackson for two years. After that Michael studied Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and kickboxing with Chris Ballard at Champions Martial Arts. For the past eight years Michael has been teaching and passing on the joy of martial arts to students of all ages. For the last six years he has been the After School Martial Arts Instructor at Monte Vista Elementary.

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2219 Lead Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM
87106

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