Your Buddies & Ours

Did you notice that Buddy week came on the heels of Sigung Richard Bustillo’s visit? We love having you learn from and get to know one of our friends and mentors right before you introduce your friends to us.

Sensei Price, although he was regrettably ill for most of the seminar weekend, was happy to hear CMAA students lived up to his expectations of hard work, manners, enthusiasm and quest for knowledge!! He was even happier to be back at work to greet your buddies at the school.

What We’re Working On

Ron Clark’s The Essentials was recently talking about speaking up if you’re being bullied. Now, we’re moving on to the lessons about standing up for your beliefs and being positive and enjoying life.

Henry David Thoreau said, Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.

Did you know that positive thinking can actually improve your health? The Mayo Clinic lists these advantages to trying to keep a positive perspective:

  • Increased life span
  • Lower rates of depression
  • Lower levels of distress
  • Greater resistance to the common cold
  • Better psychological and physical well-being
  • Reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease
  • Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress

Congratulate these Students of the Month!

Little Dragon – Owen McBeth Edgington

Junior – Alden Fletcher

Adult – Dr. Jordan Jaeger

Black Belt Club/Nidan Club – Blake Pereira

SWAT Team – Ellis Small

Elite SWAT – Hayden Lambkin

STORM Team – Nathan Glenn

Fitness Kickboxing – Lisa Marie Yount

Why Dr. Jordan Jaeger? This great student is always hard working even as he balances a thriving Vet Clinic with martial arts and fathering four kids. Plus, he does it all with a great attitude.

Birthday wishes!

Be sure to give an extra bow in the direction of these birthday martial artists this month.

Jacob Glenn, March 3

Langston Longshore, March 4

Keith Hall, March 5

Tiffany Shores, March 5

Menke Allen, March 6

Nicholas Glenn, March 7

Lela Griffin, March 7

Colin Egan, March 8

Karen LaPiana, March 8

Cal Leninger, March 8

Madison Ganson, March 10

Blake Pereira, March 11

Caroline Mecia, March 13

Allison Fischer, March 14

Jason Murphy, March 17

Henry Hoover, March 20

Ellis Small, March 24

Brittany Gilligan, March 26

Cabell Shield, March 28

Alex Kedar, March 29

Jurgen Buchenau, March 31

Logan Gray, March 31

Elizabeth Jacobsen, March 31

Dylan Williams, March 31

Get ready for summer fun with CMAA!

Looking ahead to summer? Keep in mind that our summer camp is back and registration is already open. For the weeks between June 15 and Aug 15, campers can enjoy two daily karate classes along with games, activities, water day, movies and more. Camp is open from 730 am to 6 pm. Cost is $229/week. Pick up your registration form in the lobby!

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