Dojo Newsletter; Issue 43

Quote of the Week

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”
–Vince Lombardi

Who Earned Their Newest Rank?
Thursday evening was our final test of the 2014 calendar year — and what […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 11

Quote of the Week



“You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.”
-C.S. Lewis


Karate News
The Goals We Set are the Goals We Get!

Goal setting is a highly valuable skill, that not only benefits adults, but kids as well.

As we enter the third week of the month, students are beginning to count […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter, Issue 7


Off the Mat – Training Tested in the Real World

“We Are the Missing Link”

On the heels of a post from Karina about the value of not quitting, I’d like to share with you a time that I did quit.

I quit the gym. It took me a year into my training at SMA to do […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter, Issue 5

Off the Mat – Training 
Tested in the Real World
I love being active.  I’ve been lucky enough to be part of a state finalist softball team in my high school days, as well as a field hockey team that took home the championship.  I’ve always looked forward to playing sports, and enjoying a hard earned ‘team […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter, Issue 4

Off the Mat – Training Tested 
in the Real World

In my basement I have about twenty five projects that I have started and have yet to finish.  I also have books that are half read, exercise videos that have been viewed a handful of times (okay…twice) and the list goes on for, sadly, quite a while. […]