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"Perseverance, secret of all triumphs." - Victor Hugo

     

Hi, I know I haven’t posted in so long, but the 1st has marked the end of my six months. I am happy but it’s not that exciting because I still have a lot of work to do. The reason why I didn’t post much is because I have been really busy. With karate? Nope. Well of course karate but also school, a week long field trip, and pathogens. I am proud to say I got to the top of the honor roll with a 4.0 (which is all A’s for people who haven’t gotten to middle school or high school…

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Added by Emil Ramos on January 1, 2015 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Video 12 - Recap

Video 12 - Recap

The last video... in the nick of time. A recap of what the last 13 months, some lessons learned, and what's doing' for the next 9 days.…
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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 31, 2014 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

Video 11 - Kata, kata... Everywhere

Video 11 - Kata, kata... Everywhere

So I made a big oops in regards to the kata requirement for the test. It left me needing to average about 9 cycles (9 of each of the 7 katas) a day. That's about…
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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 31, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments

Week 56 - 4 Days to Go!

Week 56 - 4 Days to Go!

The Numbers (as of 12/27):…
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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 30, 2014 at 7:51am — No Comments

Video 10 - One Year of Races

Added by Chrissy Scott on December 28, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

Week 55 - Let the Cramming Begin

Week 55 - Let the Cramming Begin

The Numbers (as of 12/20):…



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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 24, 2014 at 11:01am — No Comments

Red Pandas Get Big Help from Little Dragons

Red Pandas Get Big Help from Little Dragons

Source: Red Panda Network…
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Added by Mike Oliver on December 19, 2014 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Week 54 - It's Just Sooo Close...

Week 54 - It's Just Sooo Close...

The Numbers (as of 12/13):…



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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 16, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

Everyone deserves warm feet!

For my black belt project I decided to help collect sock donations for the homeless. This time of year, our city is cold and wet and having a dry feet is an important step in keeping yourself warm. I want to make sure that those in our community who don't have a warm place to sleep can still keep have clean, dry socks and warm feet. I am collecting socks through the dojo and my school - Capitol Montessori Project. Thank you for any donations! …

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Added by Katie Kujawski on December 15, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Lucas' Black Belt Project

Hello!  My name is Lucas Grant and I am helping the families at Mustard Seed School stay warm this winter by donating new kids and adult size gloves.  Mustard Seed School helps homeless families in the Sacramento area.  My donation box is in the dojo.  Thank you for your help!

Lucas …

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Added by Morgan Grant on December 15, 2014 at 4:56pm — 1 Comment

Video 9 - My Dog Like Yoga

Video 9 - My Dog Likes Yoga

Added by Chrissy Scott on December 9, 2014 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Caleb Payne - Staff of Hope

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Added by Lubi Payne on December 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Week 53 - 25 Days to Goooooo!

Week 53 - 25 Days to Goooooo!

The Numbers (as of 12/6):…



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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 8, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

JOIN US on Dec. 9 and 13 to make holiday cards for children in need!

You are invited to make holiday cards for children at the Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento, during and immediately after karate classes at the dojo on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 13!

Nessa Weiner and Kiefer Wilbur, both Little Dragon brown belt students, have chosen to collect toys for the kids at the Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento as their black belt service project. You may have…

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Added by Jason Weiner on December 8, 2014 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Friends By Heart - Francis's Little Dragon Project

Francis's black belt project is called "Friends By Heart". 

LETTING FOSTER CHILDREN KNOW THAT THEY ARE IMPORTANT AND SPECIAL

Sometimes a child cannot stay with his or her first family, and is moved to a foster home or shelter. A foster child can make new friends but may be moved again to another temporary family. He or she will need to adapt to that family and make more new friends. 

We can help by welcoming all children as important and a special part of our…

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Added by c horiuchi on December 6, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Black Belt Requirement - Seek Out a Master - Hanshi Marilyn Fierro

Hanshi Marilyn Fierro



9th Dan Isshinryu Karate…

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Added by Chrissy Scott on December 1, 2014 at 6:28pm — No Comments

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 …

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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 …

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

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