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The Monkey & The Crocodile

This week we've been discussing "attention" as our virtue for the week and the following story really illustrates how paying attention can save you from harm and hardships. I once was a monkey, strong and nimble, living in a forest near the Ganges River. Now and then, I would go to the river to drink. [...]

The Monkey & The Crocodile 2019-01-10T23:53:04+00:00

January 2019 Newsletter

Congratulations to Lincoln Bridges for being student of the month for January! 1st through the 4th - mixed stripe week 7th through the 11th - black stripe week 14th through the 18th - red stripe week 22nd through the 25th - brown stripe week 28th through the 31st - mixed stripe week 21st - School [...]

January 2019 Newsletter 2019-01-04T22:59:36+00:00

Benefits of Tai Chi

I'm sure most of you have heard of Tai Chi and some of its benefits.  You may have seen people practicing in the park with slow, meticulous and precise movements that look very pretty and polished.  We usually have an idea of what Tai Chi is but you may not realize how many advantages it [...]

Benefits of Tai Chi 2018-04-12T22:30:28+00:00

April Newsletter

Congratulations to Hannah Bridle for being student of the month for April! 2nd through the 6th - black stripe week 9th through the 13th - red stripe week 16th through the 20th - buddy week/mixed stripe week 23rd through the 27th - brown stripe week 2nd - school closed for Easter Monday 21st - Arbor [...]

April Newsletter 2018-04-10T22:24:47+00:00

What do you like about martial arts?

We've talked to many young students, adult students, parents and grandparents about what they value about martial arts.  Responses always vary from discipline, respect, focus, increased physical activity etc...  Our question to you guys is what have you personally found to be your value?  How or what has being in martial arts done for you [...]

What do you like about martial arts? 2018-03-27T20:44:46+00:00

Martial Arts and ADHD

One of the most common calls I receive inquiring about classes is "Can martial arts help my child who has ADHD?". My answer always is "It depends on the child but I can honestly say you will begin to see changes in your child after they've been enrolled at least a few months with us." [...]

Martial Arts and ADHD 2018-03-20T23:51:37+00:00

March 2018 Newsletter

Congratulations to Alyssa Sloan for being the Student of the month for March!   5th through the 9th - Black stripe week - Virtue: focused 12th through the 16th - Red stripe week 19th through the 23rd - Brown stripe week 26th through the 30th - Mixed stripe week (advanced kids and adults be sure [...]

March 2018 Newsletter 2018-03-15T18:37:21+00:00

March Renshi’s Corner

One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. For hours, the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited his neighbors to come over and help [...]

March Renshi’s Corner 2018-03-15T18:25:31+00:00