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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 blog…

WARRIOR WEEK – 24 Seminars – 6 Days – 1 Family
Want to experience a week like Shaolin training, but without traveling to China? Then clear your week for Monday March 12 through Saturday March 17 because we will be training with 24 Seminars in these 6 days! This will be Pai Lum at its best with 8 different teachers including Sifu William Luciano from New York and Sifu Milton Rivera coming from Washington DC. This will be an extraordinary week of Pai Lum training whether you take 3, 6, 12 or all 24 Seminars! All active students in the White Lotus Association receive 3 class seminars for free!

Monday March 12
12 Seminar 1 – (Sifu Luciano): “Secret Principles and Applications in Forms”
5 (Class) Seminar 2 – (Sifu Mel) “5 Ways of Dealing with Larger Opponents”
6 Seminar 3 – (Sifu Luciano) “Walk on Rice Paper: Stance Flow”
7 Seminar 4 – (Sifu Luciano) “Walk on Hot Coals: Stance Power”

Tuesday March 13
12 (Class) Seminar 5 – (Sigung Steve) “Every Day Objects as Weapons”
5 (Class) Seminar 6 – (Sifu Andrea) “Secrets of the Snake”
6 Seminar 7 – (Sigung Steve) “Drunken Monk Form”
7 Seminar 8 – (Sigung Steve) “Escaping Popular Holds and Locks”

Wednesday March 14
12 (Class) Seminar 9 – (Sifu Tim) “Special Push Hand Drills & Techniques”
5 (Class) Seminar 10 – (Sifu Jon) “Sunrise Yoga Vignette”
6 Seminar 11 – (Sigung Steve / Sifu Melodie) “2 Person Tiger-Dragon” pt 1
7 Seminar 12 – (Sigung Steve / Sifu Melodie) “2 Person Tiger-Dragon” pt 2

Thursday March 15
5 (Class) Seminar 13 – (Sifu Melodie) “Self Defense Drills”
6 Seminar 14 – (Sifu Milton) “Ghost Techniques”
7 Seminar 15 – (Sifu Milton) “Reflection and Meditation of the Warrior”

Friday March 16
1-4 Seminars 16 /17 /18 – (Sifu Milton) “Tiger – Crane Complete Form”
5 (Class) Seminar 19 – (Sifu Doug) “Eight Treasures of Shaolin (Chi Kung)”
6 Seminar 20 (Sigung Steve) “Breaking Wood and Bricks”
7 Seminar 21 (Sigung Steve) “Gim Sword Applications”

Saturday March 17
10 (Class) Seminar 22 – (All Sigung / All Sifus) “Rising Dragon Form”
11 Seminar 23 – (Sifu Milton) “Five Animals Form”
12 Seminar 24 – (Sifu Milton) “Wushu Broadsword Form”
1 Awards Ceremony

White Lotus Association Seminar Costs:
Any 1 Seminar $30
Any 3 Seminars $75
Any 6 Seminars $120
Any 12 Seminars $180
All 24 Seminars $240 Includes Free Warrior T-Shirt

All active students in the White Lotus Association receive 3 class seminars for free in lieu of their normal classes!

Testing Block 1
Testing will be on Friday February 23 at 5 p.m. An Awards Ceremony for all to watch will be at 6:30 Intermediate-Advanced testing will be earlier on that day, check your test invitation.

Chinese New Year’s in Daytona
All Pai Lum students are welcome to visit our Southern brothers and sisters in Daytona Florida for Chinese New Years Celebration and training on February 24 & 25. Talk to Sigung if you are interested in going!

Yoga Seminar
Saturday February 3 at noon all tai chi students will receive a free seminar from a visiting master in yoga, Marie Coakley, from 12- 1:15. Students not enrolled in tai chi may attend the seminar for $15.

Snow Days
Rising Dragon will be open for classes on cold, snowy days! We only close if Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) also closes due to inclement weather. This is Wisconsin – it’s cold! But warm yourself up with some hard, fun training with your kung fu family!

Block 1 Focus

  • Week 1 (Jan 29 – Feb 3): Weapons & Info
  • Week 2 (February 5 – 10) Basic & Form Beads
  • Week 3 (February 12-17): Fist Set & Weapon Beads
  • Week 4 (February 19-24): Review and Testing

Special Dates

  • Block 1 Focus Upcoming Events
  • Special Yoga Seminar Saturday February 3, 2018 noon
  • Business Meeting Wednesday February 14 8:30 pm
  • Test Block 1 – Friday February 23 5 p.m. Awards 6:30 pm
  • Warrior Week – March 12-17

Monthly Fees
Pay before the 5th of the month to avoid late fees. Credit/Debit cards are accepted. Receive up to 3 months free by purchasing 3, 6, or 12 month packages!

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