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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 […]

JANUARY NEWSLETTER

JANUARY 2017 As I type I think back on the training that we have done in the Hackettstown area since 1979, a number of the original students are still involved in our training. The training has remained traditional in nature, which is uncommon in these days because most directors of schools look to make money, […]

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

This Winter Season – Be safe! ! ! Remember to listen to WRNJ 1510 M or 92.7 FM radio station for class cancellations due to weather. . . or check the dojo website – www.isshin-ryu.com There are no classes on December 24, 25, 26 & 31 and January 1.   Plan ahead and make classes up. […]

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Paradigms change you to the core – Bob Proctor  A few years ago I attended a seminar with Bob Proctor and the following are some of the thoughts he shared that day. These notes were reviewed as a part of a class at Warren County College due to a number of questions raised by students […]

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Congratulations to Angie Goncalves for earning her promotion to Hachi Kyu – Junior Orange Belt. “It’s not what you say, but how you say it that turns the switch from ‘off’ to ‘on.’”   John Murphy  “Stepping Up” by John Murphy Successful people across the world will relate that opportunity quietly surrounds you. Information and knowledge […]

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER 2016 Congratulations to Miranda Cole for earning her promotion to San Kyu – Senior Brown Belt #3 and Aryan Motyala to Junior Green Belt #1.   Bull’s-Eye by Brian Tracy – – Hitting Your Target We are living in the greatest time in all of human history. Despite short-term economic fluctuations, there have never […]

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

August 2016 We are officially home from our vacation in Maine. It was a great week at Castle Island. Check my Facebook for pictures.  Thanks to all the brown and black belts who kept the dojo running . Congratulations to the people who earned promotions during our July training sessions at our home. Junior Yellow […]

JULY NEWSLETTER

REMINDER: OUR KARTATE TRAINING SESSIONS WILL BE AT OUR HOME – JULY 9. ADULTS SHOULD BE READY TO GO NO LATER THAN 9 AM AND CHILDREN BY 10:30 AM. FORMS ARE AT THE DOJO. PLEASE PREREGISTER BY THURSDAY, JULY 7.   PROMOTIONS WILL BE AWARDED TO THOSE WHO KNOW THE REQUIRED MATERIAL. TWO PEOPLE WILL BE […]

June Newsletter

JUNE 2016 As the school year draws close to another ending, it is the beginning of the summer months of fun and frolic. Remember to make time to continue to read. Schooling may end but learning never does. An example is below – a quotation I found during the past semester while reviewing for my […]

MAY NEWSLETTER

May 2016 Our 31st Benefit Tournament, April 24th, though a smaller event than past years, was a success. We started on time and ended early, which gave a number of the people remaining time to meet us for pizza before driving home. Award winners are posted at the dojo, but everyone who attended is to […]