Dear Friends,From seminars, to competitions, demo’s and other activities, don’t miss out on the action!
School Closings Sash Test Recap Kungfu and Tai Chi Competitions 2016 New Jersey International Wushu Kungfu Tournament 4th Annual Kungfu Wushu Competition Qigong Grandmaster Li Jun Feng Seminar Benoit Denolle: Wushu Update Excellence and Mastery Martial Arts Interview with Two Pioneers
Sash Test Recap This team did great! I can't tell you how awesome the energy was at the sash test event. I have seen great progress from our team on all levels. It was very inspiring to me to see everyone so focused and really demonstrating all that they've worked so hard on.
Kungfu – Tai Chi Competition If you are interested in competing, this is a great opportunity. CMAA will be organizing a competition team to participate in the 2016 New Jersey International Wushu-Kungfu Tournament. Yellow sashes and above are encouraged to compete. Everyone is welcome to come and support your team!
Just like sash tests, the true value of competition is still self-improvement. All the fun and team bonding is just a nice extra!
Here's a photo from our competition last year!
2016 New Jersey International Wushu-Kungfu Tournament Date: Sunday May 29, 2016 Location: Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (Grand Ball Room) 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Divisions by age, gender and experience in Traditional Kung Fu, Taiji and Contemporary Wushu. Team and combat form categories as well. Competitors invited from USA, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Check-in begins at 9:00 am and competition starts promptly at 10:00 am. Spectacular performance features Chinese and American Masters and Chinese National Champions.
4th Annual Kungfu Wushu Competition: June18th If you are interested in competing, this is a great opportunity. CMAA will be organizing a competition team to participate in the 4th Annual Kungfu Wushu Competition. Yellow sashes and above are encouraged to compete. Everyone is welcome to come and support your team! As a smaller tournament with simple organization, this competition has been a good venue for new competitors.
Just like sash tests, the true value of competition is still self-improvement. All the fun and team bonding is just a nice extra! Online Registration here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UuPl3A43Iy3FKKOSlouTAJfhWWZUCQLb-0Z54kpdDUU/viewform Date: Saturday, June 18th. Competition begins at 10am sharp. Location: Hopkins Academy High School Gymnasium. (1.5-2 hours from Albany, NY)
Qigong Grandmaster Li Jun Feng Seminar Wushu Legend (Beijing Wushu Team Coach/China National Wushu Team Coach) and Qigong Master Li Jun Feng will be coming to CMAA for a Sheng Zhen Unconditional Love Qigong seminar.
For more info please go here: http://www.martialartsalbany.com/seminar-with-qigong-master-li-jun-feng/
Benoit Denolle: Wushu Update CMAA student, friend, kungfu brother, and coach Benoit Denolle performing at French nationals . Great guy, great martial artist. Looking forward to seeing your performance at the European Championship!
To learn a little more about Benoit and why he works so hard and continues to compete check this article out!
“After years of training and competitions, I began to understand the true meaning of competition and devotion. It took me years to realize that winning wasn’t the goal of competition. Receiving a medal is not the point. Two or three days after, you don’t feel any difference in your life. I know because I experienced both defeat and victory…” Read the rest here: http://www.martialartsalbany.com/why-is-wushu-my-life-today/
Martial Arts Interview with Two Pioneers Guro Dan Inosanto and Benny Urquidez Discuss the Evolution of Martial Arts “6 S's needed for martial arts: Strength, Speed, Stamina, Skill, Strategy, Spirit.” Great interview with two pioneers on the past, present, and future of martial arts.
Summary As usual please stay tuned for more exciting action at CMAA!