Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

February 2016 Journal Entries (2)

Troy's tiny tiger project "Operation Helping Hospitals"

Hi, I'm Troy Beard and I am 6 years old. My tiny tiger project that I came up with is to help kids like me. I was in the pediatric ICU when I was two years old after having surgery for a brain tumor. I remember how toys and movies helped me feel better and gave me something to do when I was healing from my surgeries.

Operation Helping Hospitals is something I came up with to help get donations for kids at kaisers PICU where I spent a lot of time when I was two. I called kaiser and asked… Continue

Added by Natalie Cuckovich on February 16, 2016 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

What a White Belt Means to me or It's Never too Late to Have a Happy Childhood

My first journal entry is an attempt to capture some perspective from the far end of the line while it is new to me- along with everything else at the dojo.

My only belt concern is learning to tie the knot correctly.  My hands are full simply learning to make a fist.  Actually, my whole body is challenged to acquire new, basic skills which is daunting but exhilarating.  Conditioning wise, I am most preoccupied with flexibility and core strength which have always…


Added by Matthew George on February 11, 2016 at 10:01pm — 2 Comments

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