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SEPTEMBER 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018  CONGRATULATIONS to the students who earned promotions since our last newsletter. Junior Orange Belt – Emma and JJ Taylor Junior Green Belt #1 – Ralphie Donica Brown Belt #2 – Abby Brown Brown Belt #1 – Ken Aten Third Degree Black Belt – Andrea Aten, Scott Conroy, Bob Kulick  Many things go into […]

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

  AUGUST 2018 KARATE TRAINING SESSION AT HANSHI’S SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th.   MARK YOUR CALENDARS. INFORMAITON AND REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AT THE DOJO.  CONGRATULATIONS to the students who earned promotions:     Junior Green Belt #1 – Ellalynn Aten     Junior Purple Belt #2 – Samantha Herinrich   THE 2019 I.W.K.A. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS WILL BE HELD JULY […]

JULY NEWSLETTER

JULY 2018 KARATE TRAINING SESSION AT HANSHI’S SATURDAY AUGUST 18th.   MARK YOUR CALENDARS. MORE INFORMAITON WILL FOLLOW.   CONGRATULATIONS to the students who earned promotions: Junior Yellow Belt – Michael & Nikolas Hollman, Petey Donica     Junior Green Belt #2 – Madeline Ridge, Dylan Schulze     Junior Purple Belt #1 – Daniel & Rachel Tankel, Anthony Coletta   […]

JUNE 2018

JUNE 2018 RULES – ARE FOUND IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK.  IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE, GENERALLY EMAILED WHEN A STUDENT JOINS THE DOJO, CHECK WITH HANSHI. Dues should be paid the first week of each month. If you have a problem, let Hanshi know. There are no promotion fees, but we ask that you […]

MAY NEWSLETTER

MAY 2018 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENTS AND PARENTS WHO SUPPORTED OUR 33rd ANNUAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT.  Though it was a smaller event, the competition was good, and everyone should feel good about being a part of something that has raised in excess of $200,000 for charity. We are working to improve our visibility on the internet.  […]

APRIL NEWSLETTER

April 2018   Remember that our 33rd Benefit Tournament is at Hackettstown High School on April 22nd. Pre-register and save money. Registration the day of the event is from 8:30 to 9:45 or when the person’s event runs. We generally are completely done by 3PM. We can use help in a number of area during […]

MARCH NEWSLETTER

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED THE GOLDEN RULE KARATE TOURNAMENT. Kristyn Wheeler – 3rd Kata  Cristina McDonald – 3rd Sparring Jake Brader – 2nd Kata   Sammy Heinrich 1st Kata, 3rd Sparring                  Daniel Tankel – 4th Kata, 2nd Sparring   Rachael Tankel – 4th Kata   Trinity White – 3rd Kata   Madeline Ridge – 3rd Kata, […]

FEBRUARY 2018

FEBRUARY 2018 OPEN HAND KATAS Seisan:  From Shorin Ryu. Emphasizes a straight-forward stance, seiken tzuki blocking (straight punch), the mae geri (straight forward), and rapid technique. Seiunchin: From Goju Ryu. Emphasizes a strong, low stance in which the heels are shoulder-width apart and the feet are pointed out on a 45° angle. It also stresses […]

FEBRUARY 2018

FEBRUARY 2018 OPEN HAND KATAS Seisan:  From Shorin Ryu. Emphasizes a straight-forward stance, seiken tzuki blocking (straight punch), the mae geri (straight forward), and rapid technique. Seiunchin: From Goju Ryu. Emphasizes a strong, low stance in which the heels are shoulder-width apart and the feet are pointed out on a 45° angle. It also stresses […]

JANUARY 2018

JANUARY 2018 With the coming of the New Year, we have the prime opportunity to renew ourselves and rededicate ourselves to our families, work or school and our training. One of the strengths of a karate training session is that the process is mental as well as physical, so the whole person benefits from the […]