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NOVEMBER 2017

AMERICAN ISSHINRYU – “DAY WITH THE MASTERS” SEMINARS – NOVEMBER 12th – (SUNDAY)   9 A.M. – 5 P.M. SHERATIN TARA HOTEL – PARSIPPANY, NJ PRESENTERS – MASTERS – ALBERT MADY, JOHN & CINDY INGRAM, WALTER VAN GILSON, SCOTT FAWCETT & HEIDI GAUNTNER $50 / PERSON AI MEMBERS – INCLUDES BUFFET DINNER $75 / PERSON NON […]

OCTOBER 2017

OCTOBER 2017   PROMOTIONS EARNED SINCE OUR LAST NEWSLETTER: Junior Orange Belt – Skye & Trinity White   Junior Green Belt #1 – Dylan Schulze – – – CONGRATULATIONS!  I was fortunate enough to meet and attend seminars with Zig Ziglar from 1999 to 2008. His ideas and philosophies influenced many lives, including mine. His teachings […]

SEPTEMBER 2017

SEPTEMBER 2017   PROMOTIONS EARNED SINCE OUR LAST NEWSLETTER: Junior Orange Belt – Ralphie Donica   Junior Green Belt #1 – Junior Green Belt #2 – Anthony and Kyle Coletta   Junior Purple Belt #1 – Izzy Donica, Alexis D’Ambly   Senior Brown Belt #3 – Michael Donica   Senior Brown Belt #2 – Ken Aten   WHAT IS […]

August Newsletter

AUGUST 2017 FIRST OF ALL – THANK YOU TO ALL THE BLACK BELTS THAT HELPED KEEP THE DOJO OPEN WHEN WE WERE ON VACATION IN MAINE. IT WAS GOOD TO GET AWAY TO HAVE TIME WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS THAT WE MEET YEARLY, AND KARATE FRIENDS IN MAINE TURING OUR THURSDAY EVENING TRAINING SESSION. THE KARATE […]

JULY NEWSLETTER

JULY 2017 There will be no adult morning classes Tuesday mornings until September. Now that the summer months are upon us, students should wear socks and sneakers to the dojo as we may go outside to train during class. Students attended the 2017 I.W.K.A. World Championship Events in Augusta, Maine – June 23 & 24. […]

JUNE NEWSLETTER

JUNE 2017 As we get ready for the summer months and as the school year draws close to another ending, it is the beginning of time away from the classroom and a time for sun, fun and frolic. Remember to make time to continue to read. Schooling may end but learning never does.         Please […]

MAY NEWSLETTER

May 2017 Our 32nd Benefit Tournament is in the record book. There were 23 dojos in attendance from New Jersey, New York & Long Island, Pennsylvania and Maine. There were 134 competitors in 57 divisions. Our students won 29 awards. Thank you to all who competed, attended and helped during the day to make this […]

APRIL NEWSLETTER

APRIL 2017 REMEMBER TO SAVE THE DATE AND REGISTER FOR OUR 32nd BENEFIT TOURNAMENT AT HACKETTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL – SUNDAY, APRIL 23. THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE 2017 ISSHINRYU WORLD KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT – JUNE 23rd & 24th IN MAINE. IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED AN AMERICAN ISSHIN-RYU MEMBERSHIP, PLEASE BRING ME […]

MARCH NEWSLETTER

MARCH 2017 Self-motivation…what does it mean? There’s a simple definition for a complex subject: Self-motivation is an inner drive that compels behavior. What makes it complex, however, is that little word “inner,” because what works for me may not work for someone else, and vice-versa. There are, however, some common denominators; some basic fundamentals when […]

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

FEBRUARY 2017 Authors B.J. Gallagher and Steve Ventura wrote a great book about achieving success through personal accountability titled “Who Are “They” Anyway?” I like their list showing how each individual in the company can benefit by adopting a “personal accountability attitude”: Something magical happens when we accept personal responsibility for our behavior and our […]