Dojo Newsletter; Issue 55

Quote of the Week

February Testing
Last week was our testing for the month of February, and it was AMAZING!  Our Bo-Black kids worked on the wrist grab (which is actually a wrist-lock).  Excellent job everyone!






























Karate Test
Melissa C. – Blue Stripe Belt
Nishka D. – Brown Belt
Annabella S. – Brown III Belt
Liam L. – […]

Closing for Blizzard

While we regret having to close the school for any reason, the safety of our instructors and students is paramount.  Therefore, we are closing the school for the remainder of today (Monday 1/26), as well as tomorrow (Tuesday 1/27).

If you or your child is scheduled to test on Thursday, and needed to attend class this […]

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Quote of the Week

Dojo News


Dojo News – Week of September 16, 2013
Quote of the Week
“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” –Joshua J. Marine

CHANGES To Kickboxing Schedule!
We’ve changed the schedule – which will only affect our kickboxing and Thai students.  We have added kickboxing classes Thursday and Friday at 7pm, as well […]

STRYKER MARTIAL ARTS: A Note to Our Adult Students

Subject: The Current State of the Martial Arts Industry as seen through the eyes of a 16 year veteran.

Recently, I have been talking with some of our students about sharing their experience in the
martial arts with others.  They have informed me that in doing so, they are met with comments
like “Don’t beat me up” or questions […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 17

Quote of the Week


“The difference between school and life?  In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test.  In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.”

– Tom Bodett


It’s Our Favorite Day of the Month – Testing Day!

Last night was our FIRST test at our new school. Through the mix of […]

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 6

Off the Mat – Training Tested 
in the Real World
“Happy New (School) Year!”
It’s that time of year again…the start to a new year.  A new school year, that is.  A “New Year” conjures up thoughts of a fresh start, a new beginning, a time to reflect on what you are happy with and what you hope to […]

Black Belt Training: What it looks like…

Quote of the Day

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