Greetings to our esteemed Snow Tiger Martial Arts Association members!
We are thrilled to bring you a comprehensive update from Sensei/Sifu Robert Walther, our founder, head instructor, and the president of the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Council. Here’s a quick roundup of the latest happenings and upcoming events:
- Celebrating Success: A hearty congratulations to the successful candidates of the CJC Exams held on November 5, 2023. Your dedication and hard work have truly paid off!
- Honoring Excellence: Kudos to Sensei Dan Poirier, a long-time CJC Director, who has been promoted to 8th Degree, and to Director Mark Canning, who has ascended to 7th Degree.
- Mark Your Calendars: The next CJC exams are scheduled for April 28, 2024. Start preparing now to showcase your skills!
- Membership Renewal Alert: 2024 Memberships are now due. Ensure your insurance coverage is uninterrupted by renewing on time. Note the slight increase in membership fees due to operational expenses.
- Upright Technical Skills Clinic: Join Sensei Terry Langevin and Sensei Greg Magwood on October 28 in Belleville, Ontario, for a clinic focused on the CJC Black Belt exam curriculum. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from these high-standard instructors.
- Upcoming Seminar: December 9 will be a day to remember with three exceptional instructors leading a seminar in Belleville. This includes Tai Chi Locks and Applications, Impact and Edged Weapon Defence, and Universal Martial Arts Techniques. Stay tuned for the flyer!
- Innovative Online Seminar: Sensei Darren Faulks is proposing an exciting seminar format via Zoom. Dates and details to be announced – watch this space!
- Seminar Proposal from Sensei Doug Smith: With an impressive array of credentials, Sensei Smith’s seminar is something to look forward to. More details will follow soon.
- Shihan Forrester’s Manual: A highly acclaimed martial arts manual is available again for $35 per copy. Place your order with Sensei Dan Poirier by November 20.
- Film Opportunity: An award-winning Canadian director/producer is seeking a 60-year-old female Jiu Jitsu practitioner for a film role. Filming begins in Spring 2024.
- CJC Membership Cards: Don’t forget to pick up your membership cards.
- Share Your Stories: We’d love to hear about your training, exam results, and martial arts articles. Let’s celebrate our collective talent and inspire others!
For more details on these updates and to stay connected with our community, please visit our website regularly. We are proud of our vibrant martial arts family and are excited to see you all grow and succeed in your martial arts journey!