Kicks Martial Arts News
Recipe for A New Year Sky Leo None of us is as smart as all of us.
- Walt Disney
To leave the old with a burst of song, Sky has shown one of the big-
To recall the right and forgive the gest improvement ever seen at
wrong. Kicks since his first day on the Terminology
To forget the thing that binds you fast,
To the vain regrets of the year that’s
floor. Sky has been with us for Ju Ten
Karate Do Empty Hand Way
past. a few years now, and takes his Goju Hard/Soft
To have the strength to let go your time at each belt before moving Wado Japanese Way of Peace
hold, onto the next one. This is not a Jui Jitsu Art of Flexibility
Of the not worthwhile, of the days
bad thing, seeing as recently he
To dare to go forth with a purpose has shown tremendous im-
true, provement technically and T-shirts & Uniform
To the unknown task of the year that’s mentally on the floor. His katas
new. Full Gi’s required for Kata/Routine classes
are focused and clean. In class and testing. SCHOOL T-SHIRTS only can
To help your brother along the road,
To do his work and lift his load. he always works out with a be worn in the other classes. No Tourna-
To add your gift to the world’s good smile, and has really upped his ment T-shirts. Uniform policy: Please
note that Black GI tops are for BLACK
cheer, listening game. His blitz in
Is to have and to give a Happy New BELTS ONLY. Please check with the
sparring is always on target and office first before wearing or purchasing
almost inescapable. Sky has anything new. We offer many different T-
shirts and GI”s, however, we still must main-
- Robert Brewster Beattie great support from his Mom tain a level of uniform policies. We do not
and Dad and his baby brother feel comfortable when we have to tell some-
Student of The Lyric who is always watching one that something is not allowed, so please
check first. Please note there is no refund or
class. They are a very busy
Month bunch but Carrie and Joseph
exchange on any merchandise as we do not
get credit from our suppliers, so please
check your purchase carefully before use.
Aslan Leo keep the kids on a regular
Aslan is the youngest member schedule and it is definitely
paying off. Sky has a great
Welcome New Students
of the growing Leo team. After
years of watching Sky from the sense of humour and is a pleas- Phil Meitz
sidelines, Aslan exploded onto ure to have on the floor. Keep
up the good work!
the floor ready to go. Aslan has Safety & Health
a great personality and gets Reminder - it is mandatory to have Hand,
along with all of the kids on the KICKS CORNER Feet & HeadGear, mouth guard and cup for
floor. He is very intense and sparring. Shin guards & Chest protector is
recommended. Please note: for sanitary
has a mean face only rivaled by reasons (e.g. lice), it is best not to share
his brother. When his focus is Kicks Rule #24 & #25 your equipment.
on, there is nothing snapping
him out of it. His katas are
24. No loitering or playing in the change
Newsletter is posted
sharp and his stances are solid. Please remember that the newsletter is always
25. Please dispose of garbage and gum posted on the board for your information.
For the few times that he has appropriately.
fought he has shown himself to
be fierce and fearless. Aslan is Reminder: Empty Drinks before Ask For Help
putting in the garbage. Never be afraid to ask for help or need to talk
on the road to orange belt and
about anything. The Senseis are always there.
has been showing C.A.N.I *********************************** Remember to never push yourself past your
(constant and never-ending im- PARKING – PLEASE READ limit, to the point of injury. If you have an
injury, or cannot do an exercise, bring it to the
provement) in each class he has THE NOTE IN THE FRONT attention of the instructor. Bring any
done since the new year. ******DOOR!****** comments you have to the instructor,
We look forward to big things ************************** they will not feel bad, they want you to
from Aslan, keep up the great THIS IS EVERYONE’S SCHOOL. LET’S
KEEP IT CLEAN & RESPECTFUL
Don’t Leave Your Kids SPECIAL
Please always make sure that classes are
on or the school is open before leaving
your kids. DATES & Events
Keep Dojo Clean
Clean shoes at the front door. Please help
us to keep the school clean. Thank you for
all those who help us.
Any time that the weather is questionable, We will be closed Easter Monday
please call the school before 4:00 p.m. and (April 9). We will be open Satur-
leave a message asking if we are opened. day April 7. Have a Happy Easter.
We will return your call ASAP if the phone
lines are working. Regardless, everyone’s
safety comes 1st, so please stay at home 50/50 Draw
during severe weather conditions.
A 50/50 draw will take place
Thank You March 15th.
Cost: 1 ticket for $2.00 or 3
Thanks to Rob Leaker for creating
and updating our very own web-
tickets for $5.00, 10 tickets for
site. The website is $10.
Please log on and check out all the
features. There are some tourna- The grading is on Saturday, March 24 th
at 12:30. Please pay your grading fees 1
ment vides, curriculum infor- week prior to your grading to ensure
mation, monthly focuses, and lots belt orders. Ida will call or talk to you to
more. Thanks again for the many make sure you know you are grading. If
hours of hard work Rob. you need any help please see Ida to book
a private lesson. Full GI’s to be worn!
Please note: private gradings will only be
Tax Credit done at the recommendation of the Sensei.
You may qualify for a tax credit of If for some reason you cannot attend a
$500 per child under 16 for sports scheduled grading you will automatically be
put on the next grading list. This is to be
activity effective January 07. Guide-
fair to all that are testing and to adhere to
lines for this credit are still new. Re- the testing guidelines.
ceipts will be issued at the end of the
It may seem early but the summer
camp details are already in motion.
This year’s movie will be based on
a reality tv show competition titled
“So You Think You Can Kick?”
Day trips horseback riding, to the
zoo, and hiking are also on the
agenda. Please see the flyer for all
Cardio Kick-box Class
Cardio Kickboxing classes are being in-
structed by Karen Bell on Monday and
Thursday nights from 8:15 to 9:00. This is
a highly recommended workout class for
member and parents. Please see office for