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Join us sunday May 17th at 6 pm pacific time as we discuss a touchy subject..."when does discipline in the martial arts turn into abuse'?
Its a difficult subject to pin down,because context changes the meaning between 'discipline' and 'abuse'. As martial artists we know of the 'pushup consequence'....act innapropriately or disregard a rule, and a teacher would sometimes drop a student for 10 or 20 pushups as a 'wakeup call'....but if the teacher singles out a student for pushups, publicly berates them for the tiniest of infractions, or even withholds rank promotion for unspecified reasons or reasons that have no merit, that is considered abuse.
Many people call it "old school", but where is the line drawn between 'old school' and emotional/mental/physical abuse? Let's hear your thoughts, give us a call at (347) 677-0699
Join Restita and Robert Sunday April 19th at 11 a.m. Pacific timeas they welcome Masters Hall of Fame 2015 nominee, Mika'ele (Michael) Armstrong.
In his own words:
" I started my martial arts training in 1982. I took numerous arts for a period of 1-2 years each trying to find my niche in the arts. 1 1/2 years Okinawan Goju Ryu under Sensei Tom Haggerty, 1 year of Bei Koku Aibujutsu Ryu under Soke dai John Douvillier, 2 years Hung gar Shaolin Kung Fu under Sifu Ricky Choi Leturia. In 2003 I began training in Eclectic Warrior Arts , A combination of several schools of Wing Chun & Pekiti Tirsia Kali, earning a black sash from Sibak Keith Hibdon in 1998. From 1996 to present I've been training in the art of American Kenpo Bu-jutsu under Professor Ron Bradbury. I currently hold the rank of Godan(5th degree black belt). I have just recently started training in the art of Lua under Kumu Lua Tim Mcguire although have not achieved rank in this system as to date."
Sunday May 24, 2015. 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time. It's our SUNDAY BRUNCH SHOW!
Born in Florida and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Gloria's first job was as an assistant to the legal secretary in the New York office of the NAACP. She also became a model around this time. This exposure led to her being cast in her first movie, For Love Of Ivy (1968). In the 1970s, she became a popular star of actioner films such as Black Ceasar (1973) and Black Belt Jones (1974). Gloria made history as the very first romantically involved African-American James Bond girl. The movie was Live and Let Die (1973).
She has completed her first CD and also produced The Paul Robeson Story.
Restita DeJesus began her martial arts training in 1978 and has been teaching martial arts to people of all ages since 1982, specializing in children’s classes. Restita holds Black Belt/Instructor certifications in Butokukan Karate, Wun Hop Kuen Do, Wushu, Kyudo, Eskrima, Yang Tai Chi, Chen Tai Chi, and Qigong. Her other studies have included Aikido and Iaido. She is the host of a weekly online radio podcast, “Dynamic Dojo Talkradio”, and founder of “Seattle Snapdragons Bullwhip & Traditional Target Sports”, a club of enthusiasts interested in bullwhip trick cracking, blowgun, slingshot, and knife throwing. Restita is a Hall of Fame member in the Masters Hall of Fame, World Cacoy Doce Pares Hall of Fame, Martial Arts History Museum Hall of Honors. She is a lifetime member of the Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors, and Executive Board member to the Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists
Born in Brooklyn, NY grew up in NJ. Left for the Marines when I was 19, Met my wife Nicola when lived in Istanbul Turkey also lived in San Salvador, El Salvador.Early Retired Police officer due to a horrific Motorcycle accident.Co created Chow & Zen Health, Healing and Massage with my Wife in early 2011. Our concept is to help heal Mind-Body-Spirit, if we only work on one area the others get missed and or don't release the Pain trapped there. In essence Teaching people how to better care for themselves Mind-body-spirt connection entails Reiki master/teacher, massage, Shakti Initiation, Master hypnotherapist NLP practitioner, Shaman, Theta, Beachbody Coach- P90X qualified P90X certified trainer.Both my wife and I have been in serious accidents that have crippled us from actually living and enjoying our lives. Hence why we do what we do.
Dominick was also involved in another life changing accident while riding his motor bike in 2006, his was far worse. Medivacked to Morristown hospital he was in serious trouble and actually flat lined. He had broken, fractured and crushed most of the major bones in his body and his whole body swelled up to twice its normal size. After 2 days of surgeries he was in for a long recovery and was told he may not walk again normally and would be very limited with his range of motion. Dominicks attitude key to his recovery. He turned inwards, he remained positive and determined and very calm & centered throughout the whole ordeal knowing he would come out ok. After more surgeries and PT and continued TP and massage Dom eventually recovered and walks normally, can run (they said he never would) and has almost full range of motion in all limbs. To look at him today you would never know he had been through such a traumatic accident.
Bob Burns, President of Robert Burns & Associates, is a globally renowned author and motivational speaker servicing individuals and corporations throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley and Northwestern New
Jersey. Burns has been in the business of Motivation, Inspiration and Education since 1991 and has earned the titles of Master Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming and Reiki Master. Referred to as a "Motivational Master" by Men's Health Magazine in 2002, Bob has been featured on more than 150 talk radio programs from London to Canada and all across the United States, has four books published and has recorded nearly 50 inspirational CDs. Holding a blue ribbon from Toastmasters International, Mr. Burns has held speaking engagements throughout the country for small businesses and national corporations including New York Life, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Equinox,Nu Skin, General Chemical, Shaklee, and more.
May 10 2015. 6:00 pm Pacific Time.
Patrick McDaniel, founder of Ki Do Kan Kempo system.
The Ki Do Kan System is derived from Kajukembo . Professor McDaniel began studying Kajukembo Karate in 1973 at the age of 13, and promoted to black belt in 1977. He was promoted to certified instructor in 1988, endorsed by the Kajukenbo founder Sijo Adriano Emperado and received masters certification in 2002 under Master Richard Peralta. In 2004, he developed his method, "The Noble Way", i.e. "Ki Do Kan". Professor McDaniel is recognized by the World Black Belt Council, and is an inductee in the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame (2013), as slated to be inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame 2015.
Professor McDaniel is also an avid bass guitarist, poem and philosophy writer, and I has a line of martial arts posters coming soon that will be on the market soon,powered by "Noble Concepts Unlimited." He is also active in mentor programs for local children's organizations. His biggest inspiration as a young boy was watching Jim Kelly who is also and African American, which told him " If I could do it, You can do it. "
Sunday May 3rd, 2015. 6:00 pm Pacific Time.
(Full bio http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rocky_Twitchell_SR.)
With a background in various arts, in Rocky R. Twitchell's early years he studied under a Savate Instructor named Shane Milone'.Taking Rogh & Tumble Savate to stop bieng picked on by bullies at High School was his main reason for taking the lessons given by Shane Milone', but those Savate lessons would be the foundation for many other Instructors in the years to come. Once Rocky learned a few concepts from the Art of Savate, (basically just stand up to the bullies) they would eventully leave him alone. By his Junior year in High School he had the confidence to stand up for himself and he had the confidence to stand up for others if they were picked on by bullies. Portola High School, located in Portola CA also had boxing during Physical Education once a year and his skills from Savate plus the boxing from P.E., planted a seed in his mind that would slowly grow to training along side World Boxing Champions and World Class Martial Arts Instructors.Graduating from Portola High School he found himself living and training with his father Rocky H. Twitchell in Southern Utah. Once he moved in with his father and found a place to hang his punching bag the rest was History.
When a loved one becomes chronically or terminally ill, it is the primary caregiver that often becomes the silent sufferer, experiencing a sense of exhaustion, frustration, hopelessness and despair and what has been called "caregiver burn-out".
What IF there was a way to give a caregiver the ability to provide Reiki for themselves and their sick, injured or dying loved one? It has been documented that Reiki can provide emotional and mental calm, stress reduction, and physical comfort (pain reduction).
Reiki can therefor support both the primary caregivers who care for their loved one and the chronically or terminally ill patient. Having the ability to give Reiki to those who are chronically or terminally ill can empower the caregiver and relieve them of the feeling of helplessness which can be very common in such situations.
Show sponsored by Violet Rose Reiki at www.violetrosereiki.com
Sunday 4/26/2015, 6:00 pm Pacific Time
Its open mic night at the Dojo! Call Restita and Bob at the studio (347) 677-0699 to talk about anything you want, within reason of course! Martial arts topics preferred but we'll talk about anything. Well, almost.....lol!.
Want to announce an upcoming event? Talk about a great martial arts book or movie? Are you a martial arts student and have a question about martial arts? Want to rave and something? Rant about something? Give us a call and join us for a fun night of open mic!
Come hear Lorinda discuss holistic healing and her new book, Integrative Healing Merging with Modern Medicine.
Lorinda's first Reiki class was in October 1994 and she became a Western Reiki Master in the Takata - Shiki Reiki style in August 1996.She has continued to grow and learn more about Reiki since this time. The style Komyo Reiki Kai was studied with founder Hyakuten Inamoto in 2002. The style Jikiden Reiki was started in 2007 and was continued by studying with founder Tadao Yamaguchi in 2009. Lorinda has found a deep wealth of knowledge in studying various Japanese Reiki styles and continues to offer Reiki classes and shares Reiki with clients.
Violet ReikiRadio is hosted by Rose Jimenez, a certified Usui Ryoho Reiki Master/Teacher, Karuna Reiki © Master/Teacher as well as a Komyo Reiki Kai Shihan and Atlantean Reiki Master. In addition, Rose is a Registered Healer with the International Natural Healers Association (INHA), an ordained interfaith minister, spiritual counselor, transformational coach and published author.
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Raven Keyes is a Reiki master teacher, certified hypnotherapist and guided meditation maven. She was the first to bring Reiki into the operating room of Dr. Mehmet C. Oz. She is presently working with Dr. Sheldon Marc Feldman, Chief of Breast Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, providing Reiki to his patients before, during and after surgeries. In the world of professional sports, Raven has introduced Reiki to athletes in the NFL and NBA. Featured in national magazines such as “Vogue” and “W,” she was named “Best Reiki Master in New York” by New York Magazine and was televised as “New Yorker of the Week” on NY-1 for providing volunteer Reiki services for 8 ½ months after 9/11. Her award winning wining book “The Healing Power of Reiki” is an Amazon Best Seller. Her new book, “The Healing Light of Angels” released on March 8th, 2015 provides deeper insight into the ways in which angels have supported her Reiki work in medicine and beyond.
Author of: The Healing Power of Reiki - Foreword by Dr. Oz
REIKI DURING SURGERY Every Patient Deserves It!
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