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Map to Sekishin

If you are attending the upgrading for our sister dojo, Sekishin today held by Shihan Jun Yamada, please find the map to Sekishin below:

Please be there by 3.50 PM 😀 Thanks! Contact Desmond or myself if there are any issues.

Ukemi saves lives

A former student of ours, got into a quad-bike accident while on holiday. She was on a quad-bike hitting the hills on badly rutted roads. She came onto a downhill stretch and the bike started to roll and pick up speed on a stretch where there was a cliff edge on the left and a cliff wall on the right. The brakes were not working well and although she continued to apply the brakes, the bike was still out of control so she steered the bike towards the cliff wall.

The bike hit the cliff wall and she was thrown off the bike superman-style but managed to pull off an ukemi front roll so she escaped the whole scenario with scratches on the hip and ankle and a ruined jacket.

We’re all glad that she’s ok and perhaps it will give you all some added motivation to properly learn your rolls!

UPGRADING RESULT

Dear members,

This is to announce that all candidates who took the upgrading test on 4th September 2009 have passed and may hold their respective ranks with immediate effect. See below for names and new rank.

1. Jonathan Sim – (3rd Kyu)
2. Dixon Lai – (4th Kyu)
3. Law Huong Ling – (5th Kyu)
4. Gan Ger Yuan – (5th Kyu)
5. Gan Ling Lim – (5th Kyu)

Congratulation to all and please practice harder. Please bear in mind that rank or belt is not the primary goal for genuine martial artist, what all Seishinkan members should have in mind is to upgrade and hone ourselves with the knowledge through diligent training.

During daily training, I strongly advise all members to take every class seriously and not to disturb the atmosphere with unnecessary annoyance. Please maintain the discipline but at the same time practice joyfully.

I also would like to call all members to help to maintain the cleanliness of the Dojo. The Dojo is for all and we need to keep it clean. Please do not leave your empty bottles, tissues etc unattended, the rubbish bin is there…feel free to collect and throw the rubbish to the proper place.

Lastly, here are the photos taken during the upgrading.







UPGRADING ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear all,

This is to confirm that the upgrading test will be held on 4th September 2009 (Friday). Please see the list for those who are eligible to go for the test.

Name

1. Jonathan Sim (3rd Kyu)
2. Dixon Lai (4th Kyu)
3. Law Huong Ling (5th Kyu)
4. Gan Ger Yuan (5th Kyu)
5. Gan Ling Lim (5th Kyu)

Kindly get the upgrading form from me on Wednesday and submit it on Friday together with the exam fee of RM25 each.

Thanks

Desmond