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We had a productive first month at the center and hosted a great group of visitors coming from the U.S., Australia, and Brazil. Seeing the students train hard with spirit, discipline, and camaraderie makes me happy. It will be a good year.
October 1st, 2014 marks YMAA's 32nd anniversary. It has been a fulfilling and rewarding experience to share my knowledge, practice, and experiences with the world for the past 3 decades. As it has done for many others, traditional martial arts truly changed my life around. 40 years ago I never imagined I would be anything else but an engineer. It is truly a gift to have been able to endure all the hardships of the past to build a path towards my dream. I could have never achieved it without the teachings in morality and discipline I received from my masters.
"We just wrapped up our 6th year at the YMAA Retreat Center. This year's training has been the most productive and smoothest of all the years so far. The new group of students who joined us last fall are full of promise, heart, and spirit. Together with the old group, I am confident that all students will be able to reach their training goals in the years to follow. Congratulations to all students for their hard work and dedication this year ..."
We're wrapping up the Spring 2014 semester in full gear! Meanwhile, here's a recent interview we did with Charles. :)
Download meditation chime MP3 files for free! This has been a popular request by many visitors of the center. We recorded these awhile back and edited it together into MP3 files. Click Read More for details.