Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

April 2014 Journal Entries (17)

Week 21 - A Slow Week but Rest is Good

Week 21 - A Slow Week but Rest is Good

The Numbers (as of 04/27):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on April 29, 2014 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Save the Bees - Black Belt Project

For my Tiny Tiger Black Belt project I have decided to Save The Bees! A lot of bees are dying from pesticides and loss of habitat. Without bees we wouldn't have apples, oranges, lemons, limes, broccoli, blueberries, cherries, cranberries, cantaloupes, carrots, or almonds. To help I am planting flowers, giving out seeds…


Added by Phleacia J Christopher on April 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Phoenix's Peaceful Hummingbird Habitat Project Update

I have been working on my green belt project. I am making packets so people can create their own hummingbird habitat. Hummingbirds are an important part of the environment because they eat spiders, gnats and aphids.

I have linked the following folder to my Flickr album which includes photos of me doing my project and a video.

Hummingbird Photo and Video…


Added by Lynn Mayugba on April 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Javier's progess after week 4

Javier's boxes at home are full!…


Added by Stephanie Silva on April 26, 2014 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Letting people know

Today Simon spoke about karate and his black belt project to his Pre-K class at Rainbow Day Care. We'll post some pictures later. Simon may even get some additional donations for JabberGym from his friends in class.

Added by Jorn Dinh Herner on April 25, 2014 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Week 20 - The Madness Does Pay Off

The Numbers (as of 3/19):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on April 21, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Javier's progress after week 3


  • Day 1 Friday:  Javier’s babysitter Perla came over and brought a donation of 6 items.  Thank you…


Added by Stephanie Silva on April 18, 2014 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

Owen takes it to the streets

Owen took his black belt project to the streets this evening, asking for donations for his food drive collection from our wonderful neighbors - thanks for the support!

Added by Lisa Albers on April 15, 2014 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Week 19 - Feel the Burn, Feel the Challenge

The Numbers (as of 4/12):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on April 15, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Owen and Emma's black belt projects

Owen and Emma are excited to collect donations for the Sacramento Food Bank!  Owen is collecting food, and Emma is collecting books for their daycare.  Emma was also thrilled to have Sensei Oliver visit her first grade classroom last week!  Sensei talked to her classmates about kindness and bullying, and Emma demonstrated her star blocks kata.  She also talked about her project; she's hoping her friends will be able to donate books, as well.…


Added by Lisa Albers on April 14, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Make Your Mom Proud: Mother's Day Donation Drive

The Zen Martial Arts Center is joining Movers for Moms in their annual donation drive to support the women and children served by WEAVE, a local shelter for abused women.

Donate new or gently used clothing and household items suitable for women, children, and men.

You can drop off your items in the cardboard boxes at the dojo. Donations will be gratefully accepted until May 10, 2014.

To download the flyer and wish list, visit:…


Added by Maia Wolins on April 12, 2014 at 8:28am — No Comments

Fight for Families: Javier's Progress after two weeks



  • Day 1:  We arrived for karate class and Javier was anxious to see if there was anything in his box.  It was…


Added by Stephanie Silva on April 10, 2014 at 8:27pm — 4 Comments

Fight for Families: Javier's progress

Javier is making decent progress on his project thus far.  


Week 1 - March 28th through April 3rd

  • Day 1:  We setup a donation box at karate school and put in a few starter items (macaroni and cheese, chicken broth, oatmeal).  Javier was very excited that his box was not…


Added by Stephanie Silva on April 8, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Fight for Families - Javier's Black Belt Project

Javier decided he wanted to help children by collecting food donations for the Sacramento Children's Home.  He setup a collection box outside the dojo and one at home. We emailed this flyer to all our friends and family in…


Added by Stephanie Silva on April 8, 2014 at 11:11pm — No Comments

Week 18 - Keeping Up With Keeping Upd

The Numbers (as of 04/05):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on April 7, 2014 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Simon starts his black belt project

I want to help children with special needs get the best treatment possible. Therefore I want to collect books, toys and board games for JabberGym which is a place that provides physical, occupational and speech therapy to children who need a little extra help. My brother gets his physical and speech therapy there.

Last Friday I got my collection box out in front of the dojo.…


Added by Jorn Dinh Herner on April 6, 2014 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Week 17 - Crazy Math!

Seriously, the weeks are just whooshing on by...

The Numbers (as of 03/29/2014):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on April 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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