Bryan Raydon

1st Degree Candidate

September 04, 2017

 

Journal Entry #16

What now? Following graduation, I didn’t have a lot of time to reflect on what I had just completed. I spe...

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Bre Bowles

1st Degree Candidate

August 30, 2017

 

Hello

Not Goodbye

Hello. This is a hello to you, from me. Cho Gyo Nim Bre. Black belt. This will most definitely not be my la...

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AJ Edwards Andrini

1st Degree Candidate

August 30, 2017

 

Journal Last:

Wow. It's all over. The test has ended, and we're black belts now! I know this is sorta late for a...

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Sanidhya Oli

1st Degree Candidate

August 29, 2017

 

Journal Entry #17
I can not believe that this is the end of my black belt jouney. When the test first started I wanted it to be ...

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Austin Ramirez

1st Degree Candidate

August 29, 2017

 

Journal #18
This is the final journal of my black belt test, the four month process is finally over. On Friday, I finally b...

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Deborah Walton

1st Degree Candidate

August 28, 2017

 

Journal Entry #16/17 - As far as mantras go, it’s not a good one, but I spent the last month of our belt chest chanting to mys...

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Cameron Tatara

1st Degree Candidate

August 27, 2017

 


Last Journal

This has been a crazy week. Tres was right we got to this week in a flash. During t...

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Eric Dufurrena

3rd Degree Candidate

August 27, 2017

 

Journal #16

Wednesday we had our self-defense test. Working with Neil is always awesome. It was cool that we were at KJN...

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Suzi Stempeck

2nd Degree Candidate

August 25, 2017

 

Journal Entry 17

The 2nd and 3rd degree testers finished Wednesday night. We spent some time with Krav Maga expert Neil Fincher...

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Jo Weatherford

1st Degree Candidate

August 25, 2017

 

Journal 15: Ouch
My neck, my back… I used to love that Ellie Golding song but now it just reminds me how broken I am. My hamst...

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Lauren Scarpa

1st Degree Candidate

August 25, 2017

 

Journal #16

Karate and I have a love-hate relationship for sure because I began hating it but after a while I have grown to lea...

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Jordyn McClain

1st Degree Candidate

August 24, 2017

 

JOURNAL #16


Its crazy how just yesterday we were all starting this journey. A jouney like no other none the less. One that wou...

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Kristin Dunbar

1st Degree Candidate

August 24, 2017

 

journal entry #17

This will be my last journal entry before the test. Ashley and I took our last class as candidate belts toni...

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Kai Hirotani

2nd Degree Candidate

August 23, 2017

 

Journal #14
Lesson 7 Honoring Yourself and Others

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To understand the meaning of being selfless in regards to the th...

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Christopher Rios

1st Degree Candidate

August 22, 2017

 

Margin of Error

Saturday morning I woke up fifteen minutes before my alarm clock went off. I used the restroom and thought I ha...

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Ashley Juvera

1st Degree Candidate

August 21, 2017

 

Dear Public,

I will call this one a cliché of the finales of the finales of clichés

Im chillin in the dark on my twin bed ...

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Reese Hewlett

1st Degree Candidate

August 20, 2017

 

Journal #16
6 days left.
6 days until I reach a milestone.
Hug high! I'm not excited. The test on Friday, I guess I'm ...

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Jessica Torres

1st Degree Candidate

August 13, 2017

 

#15

Another week down, another record broken. The pushup record was on my radar from the beginning of the test as something I m...

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Elaine Van Der Wall

2nd Degree Candidate

July 29, 2017

 

Beyond the Mat Lesson #6: Change Your Mind and Your Life will Follow
Or, Mental hygiene and martial arts: 5 ways to cultivate a ...

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Susanna Hamilton

1st Degree Candidate

July 28, 2017

 

Susanna Hamilton
7/28/17
1st Degree Black Belt
Essay

What Martial Arts Means to Me:

What does Martial Arts mean? Most times w...

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Kyle Brown

3rd Degree Candidate

July 10, 2017

 

This last Saturday we had a very important special training for me. We had a "pre" pretest in a way and it hel...

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