02/01/19: Update to the Association Core Documents Page
As part of the release of his 2018 Association Review letter to all members, Grandmaster Rose has also rewritten the web page discussing the C&S Self Defense Association Core Training Standards. All members are invited to review this discussion to better understand not only what the Core documents represent, but also the reasoning behind the way much of our material is shared from teacher to student.
04/13/19: Sachem Self Defense School Participates in Tournament
Master Russell Jones and some of his students from Sachem Self Defense School, Laconia, NH participated in the 30th Annual Kick for Cancer Charity Martial Arts Tournament sponsored by Bill Gregory's Kajukenpo Karate of Franklin, NH 04/13/19.
09/12/19: Grandmaster Rose's 2019 Disciple Retreat
Grandmaster Rose held his 2019 Karate Disciple Retreat in Gilford, NH from Thursday 09/12/19 through Sunday 09/15/19.
Nidan Eleanne Solorzano, Grandmaster Rose, Sandan Rick Downs, Master Carl Parker
Though tremendously satisfying, it was a long, hard 4 days for me as I ran the presentations as low key as I could while continuing my recovery from pneumonia. Interesting, to say the least! But a great success, and lots of time for just open discussions.
11/19/19: GM Rose Visits Master House at Tai Chien Dojo
Tuesday evening 11/19/19 I drove down to Exeter, NH to visit Master Tim House's club, Tai Chien Dojo.
It had been the first time I had seen his new location. It's a terrific small space, just right for a small club of dedicated students. Thanks for the invitation, Master House! I enjoyed it, and look forward to more visits in the future.
02/10/20: Nidan Eleanne Solorzano Becomes Certified Silva Method Instructor
Nidan Eleanne Solorzano of the Rose School of Karate has recently become a Certified Silva Method Instructor. I asked her to write something up for the association, and she was kind enough to do so.