Ever wonder how the Baristas at 7th and Montana cope with the Cast of Characters at Our Favorite Starbucks? They take Basic Martial Arts Training, that's how. Take Tyler, for instance. In his spare time, he can be found lately at Goose Egg Park sparring with U.S. Tai-Chi Champion Jonathan Wang. "It's great," said Tyler, "Jonathan lets me practice my self-defense technique. He's a real expert and he knows everyone in the Martial Arts Community." Jonathan: If you're reading this, please do me a favor: Don't let "Klancy the Klingon" and his ilk at Palisades Park know about my blog. Something tells me I'm better off staying on their good side ...!