Good hygiene is essential not only in daily life but in the martial arts studio. Students who take care of their personal hygiene show utmost respect to their school, their teachers, and fellow students. Here are 9 hygiene rules that…
Our body responds positively to good nutrition and helps us to be our best.
In addition to martial arts conditioning, games, and challenges, we will learn about the many different kinds of Rice, it’s prominence in WORLD Nutrition, and learn about the Korean nutritional powerhouse, BibimBop and 5 different adaptations to try and create at home. Get interested in how we can advance our martial arts performance (and our good health!!) through Vegging-out!
If you have been trying to introduce new veggies to your children with limited success, this camp is for you, Mom! Hands-on mixing up of our veggies, with a special roll-out contest on creative Kim-Bop (Korean Maki) rolling!!
Camp is Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm; $345/week or $95/day - includes all materials. Please bring a healthy box lunch (as a back up!)
Registration and more info: MasterWilson@Master-SH-Yu.com
For Children 5-12, all levels! Join us this week as NinjaCamp travels the 3Kingdoms of Ancient Korea! Culture, Customs, moves and conditioning for healthy traditional martial arts practice. Let's learn about the origin of our practice, code of honor, and be inspired by the legends and moves to create our own 3Kingdoms Diorama!
This is a perfect introductory martial arts camp. Ignite your martial arts imagination! Camp runs Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm; bring a healthy box lunch and your Tiger Mind!
Children 5-12, get ready and recharged for Back to School! Our annual segue through summer's end, featuring moves, conditioning, culture and customs of healthy traditional martial arts practice. Create a Training Journal, and a Design-a-Board contest rounds out our week. Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm daily. Join us! Register MasterWilson@Master-SH-Yu.com or call/message!
A great camp for all levels. Remember to bring your box lunch to camp!
No classes on Labor Day! Have a safe and peaceful holiday.
ByeBye, Summer......we are ready for Fall!!
Join us as we launch into fall with a ton of new skills and conditioning gained over the summer. Students in the Adult & Teen program will step forward to test themselves and be tested on their promotion requirements and more. Family and Community is Welcome!
Celebrate your achievement and success!
Step forward to receive your promotion, present your essay, and share a proud moment with friends, family & community.
Essay question will be posted the week of September 12th!
6:30pm (or immediately following the children!): Adults & Teens
Join us for our 5th Annual Mask Festival, Kicks, Conditioning, and NinjaCamp Fun on your day off. We are here to bring you Martial Arts Asian Culture Live!
What is NinjaCamp?
Games, fun, & conditioning to activate muscular & mental focus for martial arts success + learn about the legends and lore of Asian masks. Create your own Mask! Plan your Personal Halloween Expression! Please bring a healthy box lunch - a great introductory martial arts experience.
Kicking, Conditioning and Airborne BootCamp with GrandMaster Yu. Refresh your skills, and awaken your airborne conditioning! This is a fantastic all-around intermediate to advanced martial arts conditioning camp for registered students of all ages, BlueBelt+. You will be so proud of your kicks after taking this camp, just saying!
Enjoy your day off refreshing and increasing your artistic weaponry skills, for students blue belt+; learn the twin sticks and nunchauka, and awaken your nascent warrior while learning real, useful, artistic skills!
No classes today, but definitely plan to do some Trick-or-Treat at the dojhang! We will launch our 30-Day Halloween/Novemeber Challenge again! Must Trick or Treat to get and sign-up for the Challenge. Prizes awarded to all who fully participate in the challenge!! Get up for it!
We have been working hard through the fall and are ready to advance!
11:00am Beginner Belts: White/YellowStripe/Yellow/Orange
1:30pm Intermediate & Advanced Color Belts, Blue Belt +
Belts refer to your current belt rank/color!
BlackBelts: please bring a healthy, light box lunch (no beverages except water please!); Beginner Belts may want to bring a light snack.
No Classes today!
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends, neighbors, family, and community. We are grateful to share these beautiful martial arts with you and to share your lives. Thank you for the amazing opportunity to participate in your dreams, goals, growth and success.
No Classes Wednesday November 23 through Saturday November 26th - Back at it on Monday, November 28th:-)
We are ready to move ahead! Another fantastic Test Day is HERE!!
We will teach our regular Saturday Morning schedule, with testing at 12Noon.
Friends and Family Welcome!!
Let's all come together to receive and celebrate our advancement!
Come and present your essay and participate in everyone's Proud Moment!
Adult & Teen: 6:30pm
Join us for Martial Arts Conditioning, Traditional games, Kicking, Culture, Customs and Calendar Making and Board-Breaking! One of our most popular NinjaCamps - 5 days of fun! Register for the week, or individual days. A great start to your Martial Arts NEW YEAR 2017
Seasons Greetings! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanza, and a Successful, HEALTHY Martial Arts New Year!!
The Dojhang will be on Winter Break Sat Dec 24th through Sat Dec 31st.
GrandMaster Yu and our Instructors wish everyone a healthy, happy holiday break, and we will see you back in class for your 2017 practice on Monday, January 2nd, 2017.
Peace, NinjaLove, Health and Prosperity to All!
No classes today - Instructor In-service Training Day!
See you back in class on Tuesday, January 17th!
Forget the Cold: Let's Fold! Bring your friends and family for a fun, free(!) winter afternoon at the dojhang learning, folding and enjoying Origami.
Origami is the ancient Japanese Art of Paper Fold, challenging the mind, enlivening the senses, and providing a peaceful purpose for mindfulness. Parents, students, friends and community are welcome!
We will have 3 Folding Stations: Easy / Moderate / Advanced
Please bring your curiosity, skill, and some origami paper to fold and share! RSVP appreciated!
708-383-3456 or MasterWilson@Master-SH-Yu.com
Spread the NinjaLove!
A special Saturday edition of Martial Arts NinjaCamp: Kicking Contest & Card Making! We will set up kicking stations, and design our own NinjaValentines for friends and family.
NinjaCamp is perfect for martial artists of all levels, ages 5-12; Friends are welcome! (camp pre-registration required) Camp tuition includes all materials and instruction. NinjaLove Rules!
Launching a Lantern to light the mid-winter sky in the New Year is a traditional Asian custom to let go of old, outdated beliefs and concerns, while raising and lighting our wishes and dreams for a year of good health, achievement, happiness and success.
Campers will enjoy Martial Arts conditioning, games, kicks and stories, and design a lantern to carry their own dreams and wishes. It is a meaningful and symbolic way to "christen" the New Year with good energy and purpose!
Invite a friend! Bring your imagination and a healthy box lunch.
Registration: 708-383-3456 MasterWilson@Master-SH-Yu.com
President's Day is CAMP DAY at the Dojhang! Artistic Weaponry Camp highlights original self-defense sequences and skills developed and tested by GrandMaster Yu using the Twin Sticks and Nunchauka. For registered students, ages 10+, blue belt and above, it is a great introduction to martial arts weaponry, and will improve your coordination, and range of motion.
GrandMaster Yu will meet each student at their own level to advance your skills and guide your curiosity into a new martial arts adventure.
Back again for your continued training enjoyment, this camp will give you the technical knowhow and introduce conditioning to get your kicks airborne. Taught by GrandMaster Yu, students will learn, practice and improve on the signature jumping and airborne kicks that Sr. GrandMaster S.H. Yu Martial Arts has taught from the start! An amazing conditioning camp, appropriate for registered students of all ages Blue Belt and above. Your muscles will develop movement memory, and you will love the results!
Winter is flying by and we have been practicing and preparing! Family and Community welcome - we will have demonstrations running all day long, including Artistic Weaponry and Kumdo, Swords skills.
Test Schedule for the Children's Test:
11:00am Beginner Belts: White/Yellow/Orange
1:30pm All other Color Belts
The schedule refers to your current belt color.
We are looking forward to an awesome day!
We welcome the practitioners in our Adult / Teen Program to step forward for testing. Join us for an awesome day of pure, true Martial Arts. Family & Community are welcome!
Schedule: We will have our regular Morning Class and Kumdo Training Schedule. Testing Begins at 12Noon.
We hope you will spend part of your St. Patrick's Day festivities with US!!
Join us for an evening of achievement and inspiration as our students present their essays and step forward to complete their test and receive their promotion.
Essay presentations + Belt Ceremony!
6:30 Adult & Teen
Friends and Family welcome! See you there!
Happy Spring! Enjoy your Break - No Classes:
Sat March 25th through Sat April 1st.
Be Safe, Stay Healthy, and Rest & Have FUN! See you back in class on Monday, April 3rd!
A great afternoon at the Dojhang for children ages 6-12, all levels.
Celebrate Mom and join us for this special Saturday edition of Ninja Camp!
We will create an Asian-Inspired Terrarium Herb Garden for Mom, and rally together for a Kick-a-Thon in honor of all our amazing Master Yu Moms! (Yes, you ALL are truly AMAZING.) Martial Arts games, kicks, and conditioning + a live, creative gift of spring to take home for Mother’s Day giving. Attendance Limited: Registration open to Master Yu Students, Friends and Community. Message us for more info, or call 708-383-3456, email MasterWilson@Master-SH-Yu.com
Celebrate your successful Season of Springtime Training! Family & Community Invited. See the amazing transformation of students in our Children's Program:
11:00am Beginner Belts: Current White/Yellow/Orange Belts
1:30pm All other Color Belts
Celebrate your progress through the spring. Challenge yourself to advance to your next level: Community & Family Invited to see these excellent martial artists! Testing will begin at 12Noon AFTER our regular Morning Classes and Kumdo Training.
Join us for our Quarterly Promotion Ceremony and Essay Presentation: Students of all ages will come forward to present their essay, and receive promotion!
Adult & Teen: 6:30 or immediately after the children.
Monday through Friday, 2:15-4:30pm daily.
All original programming and martial arts choreography by GrandMaster S.H. Yu. Open to registered students, blue belt & above.
Thanks to everybody for a great Spring Season! We have enjoyed teaching all of you, welcoming our many visitors and NEW STUDENTS and seeing you succeed and enjoy your practice.
We will be on Summer Break Tuesday June 27 through Tuesday July 4th. We will see you back in class on Wednesday, July 5th. Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July Holiday!
Trick-or-Treat to FIGHT HUNGER – Our ONE Annual Fundraiser
Halloween is the Official Launch of our Annual Fundraiser to support our food pantry, @BeyondHunger. We love their wholistic and practical philosophy and commitment to service and community. This is OUR TIME to Shine. Please Participate! Our Goal is always to meet and exceed our previous year. You all have stepped up Big Time in the past, and we hope you will once again unite with us to Knock-out Hunger in our midst. We have migrated to a TOTALLY DIGITAL Fundraiser (Including Checks made out to BeyondHunger, and Cash accepted in our Donation Box at the Dojhang).
$1 from us = $9 to the food pantry – every little bit helps! So, crack open that piggy-bank and share with those in need. GrandMaster has his birthday in November, and for those of you who are wanting to give gifts, this is the BEST gift you could ever give. Hunger is something we can kick out, TOGETHER! THANK YOU!
Here’s a link that takes you straight to our fundraiser: https://fundraise.givesmart.com/vf/MASTERYU
November 2022: 30-day Martial Arts Conditioning Challenge
Commit, Discipline, Do!
This challenge is for YOU! It’s YOURS! Own it – YOU are in charge! And it’s totally FREE! You have nothing to lose!
The Daily 100!
As we celebrate the start of summer and wrap up a very good school year (whew! wooHoo!), let’s remember what Memorial Day is all about – offer a good work, or peaceful thought to honor the Memory of those true warriors who paid the ultimate sacrifice of their lives so that we could all live free and enjoy the privileges of our beautiful country. Let’s nurture our Nobility of Spirit and commit to practicing patience and understanding with the people and places we encounter in our martial artist’s life XO