CMAA Monthly Newsletter - July 2012

Monthly News Letter - July 7/1/12 Dear Students-

Here we are again, at the beginning of a new month. I love it when months begin on a Sunday and really give you some downtime to sit back, collect your thoughts and come up with a new set of goals for the month ahead.


CMAA will be open July, 4th! For those of you who don’t have plans already, we will be open, so feel free to spend your holiday at practice with us.

The Beginner Taichi Class on July 17th (9am-10am) will be canceled.

CMAA Uniforms (Shirts and Pants) have arrived! Parents, please arrive a few minutes early so we can get your child the right size uniform before class begins.

Monthly Challenge(s):

Having spent the last few months focusing our challenges on flexibility, mental clarity, and physical conditioning, I would like to now address another element of a martial artist’s lifestyle… read more here:

CMAA Kungfu Demonstration! CMAA will be organizing a few students for a demonstration of Chinese martial arts at the Chinese Cultural Gala Day in Clifton Park. The event will be held at the Clifton Common stage area Sunday, July 29th (7/29) from 10:30 - 3:00 pm. CMAA’s performance will be held at approximately 11:30 am. The event is organized by the nonprofit organization Asian Culture Inc. and is sponsored by the town of Clifton Park. It is open and free to the public and will include Chinese dance, games and a potluck picnic!


We have a new photo album on Facebook. You are all welcome to contribute! The theme of the album is “Martial arts is more than a sport- it’s a lifestyle. Your identity as a martial artist, as a student of CMAA, is something you will carry with you wherever you go. Thanks for taking us on your adventures! I AM CMAA”. So far we have some great contributions of students in Ireland, skydiving, on Mt. Kilimanjaro and in Maine and Virginia! To become a featured student all you have to do is take a picture of yourself wearing a CMAA shirt, jacket or shorts outside of the school. If you have Facebook you can add the photos there, or just email them to me and I’ll share them for you. To check out the submissions, please visit:

We are working on a few VERY exciting things for you all. I will update you as everything solidifies. Please be patient and know CMAA is planning great things for you!