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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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Respect Them? What If I Hate Them?

Purple is the level of respect. Once one has learned honor (respect for oneself) from the orange level then one can give honor/respect to others from the heart. While the outward discipline and practice can help shape the heart, eventually we want the heart leading the outward behavior. ...

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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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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. That code might be to do whatever their lord tells them and if they failed then ...

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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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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 take on the difficulties, hard work ...

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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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July 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Sometimes I Need to Be a White Belt You have to give a lot of credit to our White Belts. They have had the vision and determination to try something new in life – something challenging both physically and mentally. It also puts their spirits to the ...

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Sometimes I Need to Be a White Belt

You have to give a lot of credit to our White Belts. They have had the vision and determination to try something new in life – something challenging both physically and mentally. It also puts their spirits to the test to learn a new self-discipline – all those bows and ...

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June 2017 Newsletter

New Blog Post - Seeking Peace and Helping All in Need White lotus code is "Martial Arts: I will be a warrior with compassion, seeking peace and helping all in need”) Lets consider the second half of this code – 'seeking peace and helping all in need.' The first half of ...

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