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Chinese New Year

We are all excited and looking forward to our
Annual Chinese New Year Celebration
which will be held on Saturday February 2nd.


All Kung Fu and Tai Chi (students only - no guests) should plan to attend.

In all kung fu schools, it is a custom for students to give a monetary gift in the form of a red envelope to their teachers for Chinese New Year. The Chinese Red Envelope is simply the most appropriate way to give a “gift” to support the school and show gratitude and appreciation towards your teachers. Every Tai Chi student planning to attend should see Sje Yoli for a red envelope and Kung Fu students should see Sihing Dave for their red envelope.

Chinese New Year stands out as one of the most important times of the year to the school, Sigung and Sifu Sara. As a result, all the students, as well as visiting teacher’s and students, come together to enjoy lion dancing, each other, and most importantly kung fu & tai chi.

If you have not registered yet, please click on the link below for your free automatic registration to be processed. Registration must be completed by every Kung Fu & Tai Chi student attending in order to ensure that we have an accurate count of personalized gifts.

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We look forward to celebrating "Year of the Pig" with all our students!

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Holiday Schedule

The school will be closed on December 24th & 25th

"Christmas Eve and Christmas Day."

The school will remain open on regular scheduled after Christmas

Thru the New Year.

 

Have a Wonderful Holiday Everyone!

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Confidence Training

"Experts believe that a person's confidence level is purely "mental."

Kung Fu training is confidence training. When confidence falters, your training will pick you right up with high-energy classes and class achievements.

Kung Fu teaches us to start a new, to learn from the mistakes of the past and focus on the achievements of the future."

 - J. Galea

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Congratulations to all Kung Fu Graduates

Great attitude and effort by all students promoting to their next sash level!

Also an outstanding show of teamwork from our Black Sashes!

Congratulations everyone!

 

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Congratulations to Black Sash Graduates

Black Sash Promotions

Our Black Sashes continue to make their Sifu's and their school very proud as they promote towards certification and 1st degree 

 

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Congratulations to all Tai Chi Graduates

 

Great to see the Tai Chi group growing bigger and stronger

Keep up the good work!

 

Congratulations to

Michelle for getting her Sije title.

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weekly workouts

Kung Fu GroupHow often should you work out each week?

Your magic number of days depends on how active you already are.

You will probably see results from one day a week if you don't already work out at all. But if you're used to multiple workout days a week then, in general, four to five days a week will challenge your body enough to stay at peak form and make progress.

 ~ N. Tamir, CSCS (founder of T's Fitness)

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Tropical Storm Michael

It is our expectation that tropical storm Michael will not roll in to our area until after 9:00pm. Therefore, we will hold all regularly scheduled classes.

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Kung Fu & Tai Chi Improves Memory

According to memory experts, a major cause of poor memory is inattentiveness.

Memory improves when proper attentiveness is achieved.

In Kung Fu & Tai Chi memory is challenged by a large number of concepts and intricate movements.

Because the practitioner is highly attentive during class and practice, memory for movement improve noticeably.

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Make Up Sash Ranking

Sash Ranking Make Up Exam Survivors!

It is very rare that a sash ranking make up exam will be scheduled but when there is one, it is known to be twice as hard as a regularly scheduled sash ranking class.

Congratulations to Eddie, Matt, Rich, and Ethan for surviving their make up exam with great attitude, perseverance, and skill! 

 

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Kung Fu Training

​"Training gives us an outlet for Suppressed Energies created by stress and thus Tones the Spirit just as Exercise Conditions the Body."

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School Open Saturday

Great News!
The school will  re-open on Saturday, September 15th for regularly scheduled classes.

We are looking forward to seeing you all back in class working towards better health, greater strength, and competent skills!

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Hurricane Florence - Update

The school will be closed Thursday, September 13th and Saturday, September 15th.

Due to the updated storm forecast, Sigung and Sifu anticipate being able to open the school on Sunday, the 16th for both Tai chi @ 10:30am  and Kung Fu @ 11:30am.

All students who can travel to the school safely are welcome to attend.

 

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Hurricane Florence

The school will be closed Thursday, September 13th through Sunday, September 16th.

All students please be safe and, when you have a chance e-mail or text after the storm to let us know you are okay.

See everyone next week for some more action packed training!

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Personal Excellence

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential...

These are the keys that will unlock the door to Personal Excellence."

~ Confucius

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Congratulations to all Kung Fu Graduates

Kung Fu Class 2018

Congratulations to those who sash ranked this month!

 

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Movement Generates Happiness

More movement generally contributes to greater happiness. If people exercised for at least 30 minutes on most days, which is the standard American and European recommendation for good health, Dr. Chen says, they were about 30 percent more likely to consider themselves happy than people who did not meet the guidelines.

“I think the indications are strong that exercise can contribute to happiness and, while anything helps, a bit more is probably better,” she says.   - NY Times

 

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Fighting Weakness

Shaolin 2 PersonThere is no better way to fight weakness than with strength. Once the mind and body have been awakened to their true potential, it's impossible to turn back.

- Henry Rollins

 

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Congratulations to all Tai Chi Graduates

Congratulations Tai Chi students!

A special congrats goes out to Yoli for becoming the schools first Sije!

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Be Stronger than your excuses

It's easy to make excuses to skip a class.

But remember what happens when you overcome those excuses: You get closer to a happier, healthier, fitter you. A year from now, do you want to be in the same place, or do you want to be able to look back on how far you've come?

Every time you overcome an excuse, you're one step closer to your goal!

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