Fall is here! I hope you’re adjusting to our crisp and cooler weather. Quite a few students are not feeling well, so please make sure to take care of yourself as we adjust to the change in weather.
We are planning two seminars for 2014. Please let me know if you would like to be placed on the Seminar list:
- Sword Seminar – This will be a 2 day event with Master Yang as he reviews the 67 Movement Sword Form. Tuition will be $250 for both days. There is also a $20 Registration Fee. This Seminar is scheduled for January 12th (Saturday) and January 13th (Sunday). Seminar hours will be 9am to 12pm/2pm to 4pm. Location TBD depending on number of attendees.
- Push Hands Seminar – This will be a 2 day event with Master Yang. Tuition will be $230 if your register by December 13th and $250 if you register after December 13th. There is also a $20 Registration Fee. This Seminar is scheduled for February 22nd (Saturday) and February 23rd (Sunday). Seminar hours will be 9am to 12pm/2pm to 4pm. Attendees must be members of the Int’l Association.
Let me know if you have any questions.
Are you interested in joining a:
1. Student Group Practice – Mondays from 7pm to 8pm (starting October 7th) – led by Chris Lester
This will be an additional Group Practice Session open to all students. Participants will have the opportunity to practice the Traditional Hand Form, Weapons and Push Hands.
2. Basic Push Hands – Wednesdays from *6:30pm to 7pm (anticipated start date of November 13th) – led by Nancy Lucero
This class will focus on the foundation of Push Hands – circling. Participants will learn the basic methods of circling – horizontal, vertical and open arms. Class initially scheduled for 30 minutes and may progress to 55 minutes (6pm to 6:55pm) when appropriate.
If you’re interested in joining either, or both, of these classes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Wednesday, August 14th at 7pm, the Demo Team will perform and practice in lieu of the Review Class. If time permits, please come by so you can be part of the audience as they prepare for a V.I.P. (very important performance).
The Demo Team will be performing in the Masters Demo at the 1st Annual Seattle International Martial Arts Competition this Sunday, August 18th that begins at 5:30pm. If you’d like to attend, here is the link to the website that has all the information you’ll need – cost, directions, etc. http://www.northwestwushu.com/
Also, if you’re interested, they are still taking applications for competitors in all events (see website info for a breakdown of categories). We have one student from our school participating and it’d be great if we had more! Just go to the website: http://www.northwestwushu.com/ to download the information and registration is done online.
We hope to see you Wednesday for our school performance and practice *and* Sunday at the Masters Demo!