Higher Learning Martial Arts offering self defense, aikido in North Bend

Mark Lynum - Courtesy photo
Mark Lynum
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Mark Lynum of North Bend has opened an Aikido martial arts studio, Higher Learning Martial Arts, for adults and children.

Lynum is a black belt with 12 years experience in teaching and practicing Aikido, is a non-violent, non-competitive martial art.

He will be offering many programs, including an Aikido workout, women’s modern defense program, a special needs program for children and adults, and a sports enhancement program.

Lynum offers ways to get in shape, relieve stress, increase your confidence, lose weight, learn self defense and have fun.

A free self-defense session will also be offered for newcomers, with a gi uniform provided for practice.

Contact Lynum at 425 260-8794 or visit


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