Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

June 2012 Journal Entries (3)

Training the Week of 6/17 to 6/23

Training went alright this week.  I fell short of my goals, but I'm still moderately pleased with my training given the random distractions in my life.  "All Kata" refers to the four Kata I know.

6/17:

All Kata x2, 100 pushups

6/18:

All Kata x2, 100 pushups, 200 situps

6/19:

Seiuchin x2, 25 pushups, 50 situps, ~15 minutes sparring, ~20 minutes grappling

6/20:

All Kata x3, 150 pushups, 150 situps

6/21:

2.5 mile…

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Added by Dave Samuel on June 23, 2012 at 5:04pm — 2 Comments

Sacramento Boy Collects 800 Cans of Play-Doh for WEAVE

Nathaniel, a 7-year old karate student at Zen Martial Arts in Sacramento shares the results of his effort to collect cans of Play-Doh for the families at WEAVE Sacramento. WEAVE uses Play-Doh for play and for art therapy. You can learn more about Zen Martial Arts by visiting…

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Added by Mike Oliver on June 18, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Training Begins

While leaving Sacramento was an easy decision for me in many ways, being more than 500 miles away from the Dojo was almost a deal breaker for me.  In an attempt to mitigate this, I am going to train here in Oregon, and log my training efforts.

My Three Goals: 

1)  Increase my fitness level and maintain my knowledge of Isshinryu. 

2)  Be prepared mentally and technically for the September belt testing.

3)  Find training partners to encourage and be…

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Added by Dave Samuel on June 16, 2012 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

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