Hosted by Sifu Jefferson Lewis of the DMV Trickers, EPIC Summer Gathering will feature a weekend dedicated to tricking.Â The weekend is open to newbies wanting to learn all the way up to seasoned trickers who want to compete in trick battles.Â In addition to practice sessions, there will be seminars for different experience levels.
Tricking is a fusion of movement combining martial arts kicking, gymnastics maneuvers, break dancing, and creative self-expression through explosive athleticism of jumping, spinning, flipping, and kicking.Â As with break dancing, tricking has been gaining popularity around the U.S. and the world.Â Tricking has been featured in open martial arts competitions in the extreme forms and weapons competitions, such as with the ISKA World Championships on ESPN2, as well as the entertainment industry via music videos and movies.
Where: 16814 Oakmont Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
When: Friday, June 8th at 9:00pm until Sunday, June 10th at Noon
Who: The event is open to the publicâ€”trickers of experience levels are welcome.
Why: Join the excitement and camaraderie of tricking with fellow trickers as well as watch some of the best perform live for a weekend of action and fellowship!
How: Online re-registration has ended.Â Register at the door (weekend passes are $20-$80).
For more information regarding the event, click here.