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April 2018 Newsletter

What Does It Really Mean to Be a Black Belt? Does enlightenment mean one can perceive all the mysteries of the universe? Yes. I mean no. I mean yes there should be a perception of us in the right place in the universe – but there will always remain unfathomable mysteries ...

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March 2018 Newsletter

Wisdom Better than Riches Wisdom is not your mental ability, but your spirit ability to make good choices. You might know everything to know about food and drink and calories and cooking, but it is wisdom to know eat healthy. Read more on Sigung Steve's blog... WARRIOR WEEK - 24 Seminars - ...

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February 2018 Newsletter

7 Times Stabbed, 8 Times Loyal “I am betrayed!” Those words mark unparalleled pain – because we are hurt not only by the injury but even more by the surprise of who hurt us. The injury came from someone we trusted, someone whom we never expected. Read more on Sigung Steve's ...

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January 2018 Newsletter

New Blog Post - I Am Yawn-Worthy; See Me Sigh Did you wake up this morning and say to yourself: "Today I'm going to be mediocre!"? Some may not say those words, but that is there attitude: "Bah! Another day...whatever I do today I'm going to do it half-hearted. I'll pick ...

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December 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Grasshopper, Be Like A Tree The sixth color code is Green: “Persistence.” Like a green plant or tree, one does not visually see them grow from day to day, but over weeks, months and years their continuous, persistent effort to reach the sky is evident. Read more ...

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November 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Love Me, Love Them Not My son Callen is at a great age and place – he says on his own frequently through the day, “I love you Papa!” “I love you Mama!” Now I know he really loves us, but I’m a bit suspicious when he ...

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October 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Respect Them, What If I Hate Them? Respect is important to self-defense because it often prevents conflict – especially when it comes from the heart. Read more on Sigung Steve's blog... Teacher Dinner Our annual thank you to all adult Sifus and Sihings will be at Sigung’s house Saturday, ...

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September 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - A Code for Living Orange is the level of honor. What do we mean when we say someone has “honor”? In the ancient days, samurai warriors were considered to have honor because they lived by a code. Read more on Sigung Steve's blog... Thanks to all who participated ...

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August 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Your Daily Courage Encouragement Yellow is the level of courage. In regards to a new student it takes courage to face many challenges of learning material, protocols, student names, disciplines and even push ups. Some quit in the face of these rigors while others muster courage to ...

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Chin Be Tournament on July 29th at Park Lawn YMCA

  Our partner school, Chin Be College of Martial Science, have a tournament coming up on July 29th that they would like us to participate in. If you are interested, please ask one of the Rising Dragon teachers before or after class, or contact Sijo Baldwin using the information below. We cordially ...

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