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May 2020 Newsletter
April 01, 2021

April Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Can you believe April is already here? Take a look at our newsletter to learn about events and changes you can expect this month, as well as a celebration of recent belt ranks!

Read the full newsletter here.

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
March 02, 2021

March Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Happy Spring! We have lots of great news for you this month including new classes and a new, easier to read newsletter format! We also have just announced our Summer Camp 2021 so reserve your spot today!

Read the full newsletter here.

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
February 22, 2021

GET YOUR YEAR OF THE OX HOODIE ONLY UNTIL MARCH 1ST!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Perfect for your outdoor Workouts!

On February 12th, we said goodbye to the Year of the Rat and welcomed in the Lunar New Year with a new animal, the Year of the Ox. 2020 was, as predicted, full of turmoil, but we can all expect this year to be more calm and stable as we ride together on the broad back of the Ox...and it definitely will be warmer with our *NEW* limited edition hoodie!

Our very first limited edition zippered hoodie is made with a super soft and cushy airlume combed and ringspun cotton/polyester blend. Available ONLY through pre-order! All orders must be received by March 1st.

Join us in "kicking off" the Year of the Ox together! Kung Hei Fat Choy!

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May 2020 Newsletter
February 08, 2021

February Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Dear Shaolin Studios Family,

According to Ground Hog Day, we are supposed to have six more weeks of winter. And while it’s been cold, we have been lucky to have quite a bit of sun!  Please read our February newsletter to check out what’s going on at the studio this month.  Plus check out the Year of the Ox and what it might mean for you!

Thank you for your ongoing support!
Sr. Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
January 04, 2021

January Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Dear Shaolin Studios Family,

We thank you so much for your support during 2020 and we are excited to start a new year with you!  We will be restarting our limited indoor classes January 4th, so cross your fingers and register using Eventbrite.  Please review our newsletter for January which includes a summary of what we all accomplished last year plus information on our monthly Fun Day and celebrates the students who recently tested.

Read more in our January newsletter here!

Health, Happiness and Perseverance in the new year!
Sr. Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
October 09, 2020

October Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

It's October, the leaves are changing and Halloween won't be the same this year .  Please take a look at our Newsletter celebrating some new Black Belts, updates on our Classes and Safety measures.  We continue to be proud of our students taking online classes and we are enjoying seeing our in-person students both indoors and outdoors!

Read more in our October newsletter here!

Thank you for your ongoing support!
Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
September 08, 2020

September Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

We hope everyone is ok and that school has started out well!  Please take a look at our September Newsletter including information on our Fun Day - Crazy Hair Day, Our Updated Class Schedule and How to have Energy For Workouts.  FYI; we have added Saturday In-Person Classes!

Read more in our September newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
August 07, 2020

August Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

It's hard to believe Summer is almost over but we have lots of warm days left!  Please take a look at our August newsletter for Fun Day Tuesday, Class Options, Check-In Lessons and more.  We have lots of options to learn martial arts including Online, In-Person Indoors and In-Person Outdoors!

Read more in our August newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
July 01, 2020

July Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Our newsletter for July contains information on re-starting small classes at the studio.  We will be having another Fun Tuesday July 7 so take a look and see what the theme is this month!  We will be closed Saturday July 4, so there will be no online Zoom Classes. Enjoy the warm weather and be safe!

Read more in our July newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
June 11, 2020

June Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Our June Newsletter welcomes students back to Safe and Small Classes at the Studio!  Registration is required in order to keep the numbers at our maximum levels (email us if you need the sign up link!).  We are committed to keeping our online Zoom Classes going, in order for All of our students to continue to train comfortably.  We know the weather is warmer, school is out and it's summer but that doesn't mean you need to change your martial arts training.  Stay connected, stay in shape and keep your journey going!

Read more in our June newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

May 2020 Newsletter
May 04, 2020

May Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

We hope you are all doing well after nearly two months in this new environment.  Time moves on and here we are in May!  Please take a look at what's going on this month like:  A special offer for mom's to take classes, a May 5th Fun Celebration Class on Tuesday and more tips to improve your martial arts learning online.

Read more in our May newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

April 2020 Newsletter
April 01, 2020

April Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

When Sr. Master Lisa went off to college she was not able to routinely train at Grandmaster DeMasco’s Concord, NH martial arts studio and worked out on her own (sometimes for months) before she could return home. When she did return home, Sr. Master Lisa was able to step right back into that studio without missing a beat because of her self-discipline to practice!

Read more in our April newsletter here!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

special notice - online classes
March 18, 2020

SPECIAL NOTICE - ONLINE CLASSES

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

We hope all of our students, family and friends are doing well!  Our studio doors are closed but we want you to continue to work out!  We have produced and posted several videos to help you get in a good cardio and strength workout plus videos to help you with your Techniques and Forms so that you do not miss a beat!  If you do not have access to this material, please contact us right away. Also, we are planning to launch some live remote classes for Tigers, Dragons, Jr. Adults and Adults.  Look for an upcoming email or come back to our website for details.

Thank you all for your continued support.  We have such a wonderful dojo community that has enabled us to train martial arts, self defense and physical fitness for nearly 16 years.  If you have questions on your class tuition like how to make payment, updated information etc, please contact us.

We are excited to learn, teach and most of all continue training with you!

Master Steve and Sr. Master Lisa

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March 3, 2020

Happy Spring!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Happy Spring - Soon!  Please take a look at our newsletter here for March including information on getting in martial arts shape, a green spring day event and staying healthy at the dojo.  

Enjoy!

Summer Camp 2020
February 4, 2020

Summer Camp 2020!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Registration is open for our 2020 Martial Arts and Leadership Summer Camp!  This year's camp will be June 22-26 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Learn a weapon form, break boards, hike and practice kung fu in Frick Park, water battles, pizza day and more!! Register and learn more here.

Can't Wait!

February 2020 Newsletter
February 4, 2020

February Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Please review our newsletter for February here.  Inside there is a special article from Sr. Master Lisa!  We also have our final in a series on what we teach at Shaolin Studios - Forms!  It's easy to sit back now that we all got through the winter holidays and the new year but stay focused and keep training!

January 2020 Newsletter
January 3, 2020

January Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Happy New Year from the Shaolin Studios team. Read our January newsletter here for great things happening this new year!

December Newsletter
December 9, 2019

December Newsletter!

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Hello Students, Parents and Family!  Please take a read of our December Newsletter here.  In particular, you will find information on our Movie Night Dec 14 for Dragons and Jr. Adults.  Students must be signed up to attend.  Also included is the continuation of what we practice at Shaolin Studios plus our Holiday Closure Dates.

Happy, Safe Holidays!

DJ Dance Party
November 2, 2019

DJ Dance Benefit November 2nd 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Adult Students and Parents come dance, eat and laugh at a special DJ Dance Party with all donated proceeds going to the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.  Just bring some food and drink to share; costumes optional!  Oh, and bring your dancing shoes too :)

November 2019 Newsletter
November 1, 2019

November Newsletter

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Hello November, can't believe you're here!

Please take a look at our Monthly Newsletter here.

Happy Fall
October 26, 2019

October 26th Fun Fall Saturday!  All Regular Classes

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Wear your Halloween costumes, have some fun fall treats and bring a friend Saturday October 26.  Same class schedule and maybe even some Instructor Tricks!!

October 2, 2019

October Newsletter

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Hello October, you're here so soon!  

Please take a look at our Monthly Newsletter here. Lots of good information including a Fall Fun Saturday Special, Belt Test Dates and  a Dojo DJ Dance Benefit!

Saturday, September 7 - All Classes

Puppies and Popcicles

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

Bring your puppy / dog / best friend to share some kung fu and a cool treat! You don’t need to bring a dog to get a popsicle. We all just want to meet your “buddies” and maybe even share a treat with them.

Check out our web page or facebook for updates.

Got a friend? Bring them too!

September 6th, 2019

Semptember Newsletter

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Join us July 29th for a special clinic with Grandmaster Demasco on Gun and Knife Self Defense.  Grandmaster is a 10th Degree Blackbelt and 34th Generation Disciple of the Shaolin Temple.  He has worked with the FBI on empty hand combat as well as weapons defense.  Due to the nature of this topic and hands on use of training guns and knifes, the seminar is appropriate for ages 15 yrs. and up.  This is open to students, family and friends of students.  Date:  Saturday July 29  Time:  10:30 – 12:30.  Please contact Master Steve to sign up or to ask questions.

We hope you all had a great summer and if it was anything like ours, you traded workouts for sun, fun and cookouts! Fall is a great time to catch up or refine that focus and technique you had before the break.

See the full newsletter for more!

September Newsletter