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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, October 7 at 5:30 p.m to whenever. Significant others encouraged to come too. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share, Sigung Steve and Sifu Mel will provide main courses and drinks. Tentatively prior to this event 3:30 -5 there will be a carpool out to see Sifu Doug’s new school for those who wish.

To Students: For the great job at Silver City Festival and Mexican Fiesta demos in the last months.
To Sifu Jon: His school White Cobra Martial Arts is moving to a new location in Oconomowoc, with classes starting next Thursday & Saturday.
To Sifu Doug: Opening his new school Be Martial Arts in Mequon this October/November!
To School: We have new dragon painting outside and a dragon visitor upstairs visiting for a month.

Rising Dragon Spooktacular Party
20 years of screams of fear, delight and pain (hey its martial arts!) — They all come together again this year on Monday October 30th at the haunted halls of Rising Dragon. Games, fun, costume contests (must be martial art themed – coming as weapon, a zombie warrior, one of the fighting animals, etc.) and Sigung’s Scary Story will take place during our abnormal business hours:
Pee Wee Dragons 4:30
Little Dragons 5:30
Junior Dragon 6:30
Don’t be afraid adults…you’ll get yours on October 31!

Spear Seminar!
Known as the king of weapons, this very traditional kung fu fighting weapon will be open to all students to learn on Saturday November 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. During this hour and a half you will learn a glorious battle form to improve your skills, self-defense and increase your health! Do not miss this rare opportunity (It maybe another 10 years before offered in seminars again). Sign up at the school.
Cost: $50 for Seminar
Special Spear Cost with Seminar $80 (Normally $50)

Testing Block 2
Friday October 29 at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony for all to watch will be at 6:30 Intermediate-advanced testing will be earlier on that day, check your test invitation. Students be sure to turn in your filled out manual earlier in the week and check in with payment.

Parents – Advertise Your Business Free
We want to support the small business (or large) of our kung fu family! At the front of the school where visitors sit is a business card holder. Feel free to place your business cards there if you attend or have a family member active in our Rising Dragon School. We encourage visitors to support the extended families of our students by patronizing these businesses!

Kung Fu Tournament in Glendale, WI
Sifu Melodie plans to take a team to this local tournament – if interested contact her at the school.

Block 2 Focus

  • Week 1 (October 2-7): Forms & Info
  • Week 2 (October 9-14) Self Defense & Sparring
  • Week 3 (October 16-21): Basics & Weapons
  • Week 4 (October 23-28): Review & Testing

Special Dates

  • Teacher Dinner – Saturday, October 7 at 5:30 p.m. (Sigung’s house)
  • Business Meeting – Wednesday, October 11 at 8:30 pm
  • Testing Block 2 – Friday, October 27 at 5 p.m. Awards 6:30 pm
  • Halloween Spooktacular Party – Monday, October 31 at 4:30 Pee Wee/5:30 Little/6:30 Junior
  • King of Weapons Spear Seminar – Saturday, November 11
  • Glendale Tournament – Sunday, November 12 (See Sifu Mel)

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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