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Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

Teng Yang
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Belt Testing and Awards Ceremony at "Coloma Community Center"

January 10, 2011 from 6pm to 7pm
This is a very special day for a few very special folks. At belt testings we take a look at the students who are ready to test and be awarded their new Isshinryu Ranks. At this particular ceremony we have someone testing for Green Belt as well as Little Dragon Black Belt Candidates that will be testing not only for their black belts, but also to move into the Junior Isshinryu class. It's traditional for ALL students to come to a dojo belt testing ceremony. Let's all learn together and show our…See More
Jan 5, 2011
Teng Yang is attending Mike Oliver's event
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Kotohajime - Dojo Cleanup at "Coloma Community Center"

January 8, 2011 from 2pm to 5pm
Making ready for the new year is called kotohajime in Japan. On this day, every crack is swept, every cranny dusted or cleaned. Floors and other wooden surfaces are given a polishing.Come join us at the Coloma Center to not only clean the space that we use, but also to help clean other areas of the center for the community. If you have any cleaning supplies that you can share, bring them!This is also a good time to start work on any projects or upgrades in regards to the dojo--I'm open to…See More
Jan 5, 2011
Mike Oliver commented on Teng Yang's blog post "Karate-Do My Way of Life" by Gichin Funakoshi.
"Thanks for sharing Mr. Yang. Master Funakoshi was certainly one of the great masters of the martial arts. We are lucky in that we can all adopt him as a teacher by reading his work like you did. As you continue training you will find that you will…"
Nov 3, 2010
Lisa Spagnolo commented on Teng Yang's blog post "Karate-Do My Way of Life" by Gichin Funakoshi.
"This is very nice! I have a similar approach to learning (too much time in academia) and am enjoying being a beginner again, even with the frustration. I want to read books to get it all but that is impossible. The quote about learning with…"
Nov 2, 2010
Teng Yang posted a blog post

"Karate-Do My Way of Life" by Gichin Funakoshi.

A few weeks ago, I borrowed a book from Mr. Oliver called, “Karate-Do My Way of Life” by Gichin Funakoshi. There are several chapters or stories within the book that I enjoyed reading. However, I’d like to just write a brief summary here discussing one of my favorite chapters from the book. Specifically, I’d like to discuss rule #2 of the six rules set by Master Funakoshi for karate students to follow. Rule #2 states, “Train with both heart and soul without worrying about theory” (p. 106). As…See More
Nov 2, 2010
Teng Yang updated their profile
Oct 15, 2010
Teng Yang is now a member of Zen Martial Arts Center
Oct 11, 2010

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Adults (ages 13+)
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"Karate-Do My Way of Life" by Gichin Funakoshi.

A few weeks ago, I borrowed a book from Mr. Oliver called, “Karate-Do My Way of Life” by Gichin Funakoshi. There are several chapters or stories within the book that I enjoyed reading. However, I’d like to just write a brief summary here discussing one of my favorite chapters from the book. Specifically, I’d like to discuss rule #2 of the six rules set by Master Funakoshi for karate students to…

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At 9:52am on February 18, 2011, Lisa Spagnolo said…
Happy birthday, Teng! Enjoy!
At 3:56pm on February 17, 2011, Lisa Clark said…
Ning says its your birthday tomorrow. A happy happy birthday to you!
At 11:36pm on October 13, 2010, Lisa Clark said…
Hey hello! A hearty virtual welcome.
A "none" belt? That's a new one... I'm always curious to hear what brings people to the dojo. How did the internet bring you to study with us?
At 11:47am on October 11, 2010, Mike Oliver said…
Hi Tang. Welcome to the group. How is your body taking to the classes thus far? Please take a moment to introduce yourself on the discussion forums.
 
 
 

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