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March & April 2020 Newsletter

New Rising Dragon Back Packs
Multiple Colors available, multiple pockets with Rising Dragon Logo on the back. Perfect for carrying equipment like sparring gear to the school and/or great for use at home and work and regular school! Cost: $29

White Lotus Tournament Applications Available Now
Several local schools are planning to join us for our annual state tournament held right here at our school – this is a perfect time for students to meet other schools, compete for fun and trophies, make new friends, test out your
current skills and all in all participate in something unique, exciting, and help us practice being ‘warriors with
compassion.’ The tournament is May 9 2020, but applications are available now and if you turn them in by April 28 you get a discount on the tournament. Also make sure your White Lotus Membership is up to date so you get an additional 25% discount on the tournament!

White Lotus Spring Tournament Details
This year’s tournament will take place on Saturday May 9 at Rising Dragon Martial Arts (3429 W. Greenfield Milwaukee) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

It’s finally here – our local state tournament among the White Lotus Association schools. This is an open tournament and other schools are welcome too! Categories for completion this year are:

Forms: External (Kung Fu, Kenpo, Tae Kwon Do), Internal (Tai Chi), Weapons (External/Internal)
Sparring: Point Fighting, Push Hands, Chinese Wrestling
Non-Member Costs: 1 event: $50 + $20 each additional event. Specials: 3 events $75 or 6 events $100
White Lotus Member Costs: 1 event: $40 + $15 each additional event.
Specials: 3 events $60 or 6 events $80. $10 discount if registered by April 11, 2020. $5 discount if registered by April 25.
Applications available at WLA schools.

No Classes Easter Weekend
There will be no classes held at Rising Dragon for Easter/Resurrection Weekend. No classes Saturday April 20, 2019. Have a blessed celebration for those who practice such faith!

May Testing
Friday May 1 at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony 6:30 p.m. Higher rank testing will start earlier usually around 3 p.m. but check with your teacher or your test invitation.

Upcoming Events

  • Testing Block 1 – Friday May 1 at 5 p.m. Awards 6:00
  • No Classes Saturday April 12 for Resurrection weekend
  • White Lotus Tournament – Saturday May 9 9am – Noon at Rising Dragon Martial Arts, 3429 W. Greenfield Ave.

Block 2 Focus

  • Week 1 (March 2-7): Basics
  • Week 2 (March 9-14): Forms
  • Week 3 (March 16-21): Fist Sets
  • Week 4 (March 23-28): Sparring
  • Week 5 (Mar 30–Apr 4): Weapons
  • Week 1 (April 6-11): Weapons
  • Week 2 (April 13-18): Forms and Info
  • Week 3 (April 20-25): Fist Sets and Weapons
  • Week 4 (April 27-31): Reviews, Sparring. Testing
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