What’s Going On Week of 11/28-12/4 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat. NO CLASS WED, makeup classes will be held on Tuesday. Sunday class will also be held on 12/4.

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Important Dates:

  • No classes 12/8, 12/10, 12/14, 12/24, 12/25
  • Sunday classes 12/4, 12/11
  • No pizza night this month
  • Game Night 12/21
  • Sparring Class 12/31

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What’s Going on Week 5/23-5/30 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun. NO CLASS Thurs 5/26! PIZZA NIGHT is Friday night, so there will not be a 5-6pm class.

This week, we’ll be working on partner drills, self-defense, kicks, and forms! Every class you attend this week should contain at least one drill covering at least one of those topics.

Reminder: please wear or bring shoes you are able to run in! When the weather is nice, we like to get outside to jog, breathe fresh air, and work on our base cardio performance!

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Working flowing blocks/parries into strikes in open hand Arnis.

Important Dates:

  • No classes 5/26
  • Sunday classes 5/29
  • Pizza Night 5/27

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What’s Going on Week of 1/4-1/9 2016

Happy New Year! Normal class this week on Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Black Belt Class Friday 7-8 pm.

Arnis Test: 1/21. Yellow and green belts only from 4:30-5:30, any ranks from 5:30-7 pm. In order to test, you must have a completed Arnis pre-test, which we will work on the week prior to the test. Testers who are unable to make it on 1/21 will be accommodated at other times.

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Calendar Notes:

  • NO CLASS: 1/13, 1/14, 1/16
  • Sunday makeup classes: 1/17
  • Arnis pre-testing: 1/15-1/20
  • Arnis test: 1/21

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What’s Going on Week of 12/21-12/26 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Wed. No class Thurs, Fri, Sat because of Christmas.

Remember: Sunday afternoon classes on 12/20 and 12/27. 4-5:30 pm.

Both Arnis camps will go on as planned! Bring your lunch and weapons if you own them.

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Sensei Jas holding the focus pad.

Calendar Notes:

  • NO CLASS 12/24, 12/25, 12/26, 12/31
  • Sunday makeup classes: 12/20, 12/27
  • Arnis camps 12/29 & 12/31, 9 am-1 pm, BYO lunch, $15/one camp, $25 for both!

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What’s Going On Week of 12/7-12/11 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Fri, Sat. NO CLASS Wed or Thurs!! Saturdays in December will have ONLY one class from 10-11 am.

LAST CHANCE for food donations is Friday, December 11, at 4:00 pm sharp! We will walk over to the Food Bank to make our donation during the 4 o’clock class. Students in later classes are welcome to join us, and if you have one, wear a Santa hat!

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Girls working on jump-spin kicks!

Calendar Notes:

  • NO CLASS 12/9, 12/10, 12/24, 12/25, 12/26, 12/31
  • Sunday makeup classes: 12/20, 12/27
  • Arnis camps 12/29 & 12/31, 9 am-1 pm, BYO lunch, $15/one camp, $25 for both, minimum 7 sign-ups needed!

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Happy Thanksgiving! What’s Going On Week of 11/23-11/28 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Sat. Wed will be ONE CLASS ONLY 4-5:30, NO CLASSES Thurs, and only 4-5 and 5-6 on Friday evening. From our family to yours, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Special message from SBN/Sensei Doris: The food drive will go until December 11! Please help us come together and help others in our community by donating a few items to our cause. Canned or packaged foods, spices, soup mixes, baking mixes, crackers–it is all welcome. (An easy way to contribute is to pick up an extra box of canned goods while you’re at Costco).

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Working on 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s.

Calendar Notes:

  • 11/22 Sunday class 4-5:30
  • Thanksgiving: 11/25 ONE CLASS ONLY 4-5:30, 11/26 NO CLASS, 11/27 4-5 and 5-6 ONLY, NO LATE CLASSES on Friday.

Coming Up:

  • December 1/2 day Arnis camp(s)
  • December Day of Nuf: a chance for parents to leave the kids with us and get some holiday shopping done! Details to come!

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What’s Going on Week of 10/26-10/31 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri. Pizza Night Friday, 5 pm sharp! NO CLASS SAT, 10/31.

Calendars for November are in the works!

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Sensei Doris going over the calendar in class.

Calendar Notes:

  • Pizza Night, 10/30
  • No class 10/31

Coming Up:

  • Watch out for holiday cancellations
  • Food drive starting November 15
  • December 1/2 day Arnis camp(s)
  • December Day of Nuf: a chance for parents to leave the kids with us and get some holiday shopping done! Details to come!

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What’s Going on Week of 10/19-10/24 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, and Sat. Wear your street clothes Monday as we practice our moves in the clothing we might actually be wearing if we had to use them!

YOU’RE INVITED to the Pot Luck on October 25th! Bring your best side dishes–we’re providing burgers and fixings! 2-4 pm.

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Sparring in action!

Calendar Notes:

  • No class 10/31
  • POT LUCK & 2015 AWARDS 10/25
  • Pizza Night, 10/30

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What’s Going On Week of 10/12-10/17 2015

Normal class this week on Mon, Thurs, Fri, and Sat. NO CLASS WED. 

Please let us know what you are bringing to the Pot Luck! NWSMA will be providing burgers and a veggie tray.

Another quick note for parents: now is the time to place holiday orders; martial arts suppliers can be quite slow during the actual holiday shopping season. Please ask Sensei Doris to take a look at the catalog.

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Girls working on armbar -> takedown.

Calendar Notes:

  • No class 10/14, 10/31
  • POT LUCK & 2015 AWARDS 10/25
  • Pizza Night, 10/30

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What’s Going On Week of 3/2-3/7 2015

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Sat. Fri night is a little special–we’ll have a guest instructor from 6-7 pm, and no 7-8 pm class!! Sun afternoon class from 4-5:30. All students are welcome at this class.

Wear your street clothes on Wed, along with shoes that won’t fly off when you kick. We’ll practice doing self-defense in our every day clothing!

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Practicing her form. Nice focus!

 

Grab a sign-up sheet for the SBN Thomas Zoppi Championships–the BIG tournament on March 28! Sign-up sheets can be returned to us along with your payment.

Calendar notes:

  • Guest Instructor 6-7 pm, 3/6
  • March Black Belt Class 3/13
  • Sunday classes: March 8, 15, 22
  • NO CLASS: March 11, 12, 14, 28
  • BIG Tournament in Issaquah: March 28

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