Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 25

Quote of the Week

“A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty, has wasted thirty years of his life.”
-Muhammad Ali

Congratulations to Everyone Who Tested in June!
We were away on our summer break, so this ‘congratulations’ is a little late … but be sure to give high fives to the […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 24

Quote of the Week

“If you think a thing is impossible, you’ll make it impossible.”
– Bruce Lee

Let’s Welcome the Newest Students to Join the Community!
We have a couple new White belts who decided to train in the Martial Arts in at our Dojo!  We all remember how intimidating the first few classes can be, so be […]

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Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 23

Quote of the Week

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing.  Motivation determines what you do.  Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

Push-Ups, Sit-Ups, Board Breaks, and New Belts! It’s Testing Time!
Last night was our monthly test for karate and kickboxing students at our Fairfield Dojo, and they rocked it out!  Our students, […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 22

Quote of the Week

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.”
– Arnold Bennett

Moms Train for FREE for the Month of May!
If you have a child in our program, then see a staff member in order to take advantage of this special!

Moms – you do a lot […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 21

Quote of the Week



“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”  – Eric Thomas


Black Belt Pre-Test – Next Friday at 6pm
Our Black Belt Pre-Test will be next Friday, May 3rd at 6pm sharp!  All Black Belt candidates who intend to test in June MUST report to the […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 20

Quote of the Week


“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

– Steve Jobs



A Hearty SMA Welcome to our Newest White Belt!
We have a new white belt student on the mat at our Fairfield, CT dojo, and would like to congratulate her on making the the commitment to herself!

SMA’s Newest White Belt
Emmie M.
We look forward to […]

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 18

Quote of the Week

“People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball” – Sandy Koufax

While it seems obvious, we often forget that the energy you put into your training directly influences the end result!  Games are not won on the field, but rather during the extra hours of […]

Stryker Dojo Newsletter; Issue 12

Quote of the Week

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”

-Frederick Keonig

SMA Around Town: Trunk or Treat Event
Providing the kids in Fairfield with a Sweet Treat

Our Karate Bats were a huge hit with the kids!

The Halloween […]

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