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May & June 2019 Newsletter

White Lotus Spring Tournament
Saturday May 18 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

Applications are available at WLA schools!

May & June Testing
Testing in May will be on Friday May 10, 2019 at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony 6:30 p.m. Higher rank testing will start earlier usually at 3 p.m. but check with your teacher or your test invitation.

June testing will take place on Friday, June 28 at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony 6:30 p.m. Higher rank testing will start earlier, usually at 3 p.m.

No Classes Memorial Day Weekend
There will be no classes held at Rising Dragon on Saturday May 25 and Monday May 27 in honor of Memorial Weekend. A special thank you to all who have served to protect our country.

A Week of the White Lotus
Join us Saturday June 29th through Wednesday July 3rd to get a chance to see many of our different teachers from the White Lotus Association in action as they lead the class time with unique views on Pai Lum, teaching styles and varying martial arts history. Some of the teachers you’ll get to meet this week include Sifu Jon, Sifu Tim, Sihings David, Michelle and Elbert.

Upcoming Events

  • Testing Block 2 – Friday May 10, 5 p.m. Awards 6:30 p.m. Advanced testing start 3 p.m.
  • Tournament – Saturday May 18, 9-12
  • No Classes Saturday May 25 and Monday May 27 – Have a good Memorial Weekend
  • Business Meeting Wednesday June 19 8:00 pm
  • Week of White Lotus – Saturday, June 29 – Wed. July 3
  • Testing Block 3 – Friday June 28 5 p.m. Awards 6:30
  • Block 3 Focus

    • Week 1 (Apr 29-May 4 ): Forms
    • Week 2 (May 6 – 11): Sparring
    • Week 3 (May 13 – 18): Forms & Sparring
    • Week 4 (May 20 -25): Basics
    • Week 5 (May 27 – 31): Fist Sets
    • Week 1 (June 3 – 8): Weapons
    • Week 2 (June 10 – 15): Basics & Information
    • Week 3 (June 17 – 22): Forms and Fist Sets
    • Week 4 (June 24 – 29): Review & Testing

    Reduce Your Class Dues
    Save up to $300 a year by making 3, 6 or 12 payments instead of monthly. Yearly payments equals paying for 9 months and getting 3 free months! Also a reminder that payments are due on the 1st of the month. Late fees are accessed after the 5th and 10th of a month that fees are due. Thank you for the support of our school and family!

May 7, 2019 | News | 0