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Summer Black Belt Reading Program

Back a few years ago we held a Black Belt reading program in our school to encourage both kids an adults to READ. Completion of each book entitled the participant to a bookmark that represented a rank in martial arts! … Continue reading

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Black Belt Extravaganza 2016

The day of our Black Belt Extravaganza is fast approaching! This is one of the most important days in a persons life because it symbolizes a long period of hard work, and a great accomplishment. I am often asked how … Continue reading

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The World Loses a Legend, Ali Dead at 74

On June 3rd 2016 the world lost a legend. Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications. He called … Continue reading

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Awesome Testing!

I would like to take a moment and comment on what a great grading / testing was conducted yesterday at our school in Windsor. It was a small grading, but everyone worked very hard and just did a great job! … Continue reading

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Victoria Day Holiday

Dear Parents and Students, Just a brief note to let you know our school will be closed on Monday May 23 for the Victoria Day Holiday. Our normal schedule will resume the next day. There are many exciting things going … Continue reading

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The “art” of Learning

There is an old Zen story of two monks walking through a village after a very heavy rain. As they are walking they see a beautiful woman standing on a corner looking to cross the road. She is wearing a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Graders

I just wanted to take a moment and congratulate all the successful people who graded this past weekend for new belt ranks, and to those successful black belt who passed their pre-test exams. Grading is such an important part of … Continue reading

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Chats with Master Art Vol 4 BBX

Another chat from Brasov with Master Art on the upgrading BBX 2016 Black Belt Extravaganza!! See Master Rick or Sabumnim Rob for the details.

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Martial Arts and Ego’s

I have been in martial arts for a very long time now. 32 years this coming fall. It is my life, my path and my way. I have never gone around acting like a tough guy, bragging about fighting, or … Continue reading

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Always a White Belt

Do you live in your comfort zone? Most people do! When they think of leaving that zone they are hit by all kinds of anxiety and then return to their easy chair, which is not always easy. It seems today … Continue reading

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