Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

November 2014 Journal Entries (10)

Video 8 - Rrrunnnnnn!

Added by Chrissy Scott on November 27, 2014 at 7:41pm — No Comments

"Fear . . .It can hold you back or drive you forward"

     I got my you know what served to me at …


Added by Emil Ramos on November 27, 2014 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman

           For my second book of the 3 books I must read I read Way of the Peaceful Warrior. In this story there are …


Added by Emil Ramos on November 27, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment


Hello, everyone! This year, Zen Martial Arts and our dojo family are adopting a family through St. John’s Program for Real Change. 

The family we are sponsoring is a family of three — the mom, Crystal, and two boys named Joey and Maiden. They are 6 and 5, respectively. 

Joey wears a size 6/7. His favorite color is blue, he…


Added by Kara Synhorst on November 25, 2014 at 7:23pm — 17 Comments

A Beginner’s Mind essay on Karate-Do – My Way of Life, by Gichin Funakoshi

Most of us want to live a meaningful and purposeful life; Master Gichin Funakoshi certainly achieved this.  During my reading and reflection of the passages and experiences he shared in his book, Karate-Do; My Way of Life, I was truly mesmerized by Master Funakoshi’s parables based on his life experience and living in “the Way of Karate.”  He epitomizes all that is good; humility, discipline, integrity, sacrifice, dedication, love of country and positive…


Added by David Brezinski on November 19, 2014 at 5:35pm — 2 Comments

Week 49 - 52 Days to Go. Yes, I'm Counting

Week 49 - 52 Days to Go. Yes, I'm Counting

The Numbers (as of 11/8):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on November 11, 2014 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Week 48 - Hello November

Week 48 - Hello November

The Numbers (as of 11/1):…


Added by Chrissy Scott on November 4, 2014 at 8:33pm — No Comments

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

Sorry, I haven’t got around to writing in a long time hopefully I didn’t lose any followers. To give you a recap I’ve finished more than half of my test and I’m at exactly four months in. I started middle school so it’s like having two jobs at once working the same hours and no holidays. It feels like everything I’ve done has been halfhearted and I’ve lost my motivation. I went searching for it; I even put up ads for lost ‘effort’. Ok, I didn’t lose it too much - maybe just a bit. But I will…


Added by Emil Ramos on November 3, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

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