Author: mr.herrman

GM "Diony" Canete Seminar

My trip to Boston was great! I left Wednesday evening on a red-eye and arrived Thursday morning – sleepy and disoriented. After a stop at Starbucks (I don’t normally drink coffee!), I spent the day with my Kenpo instructor, Mr. MacDonald. He was conducting testing…


Black Belt Thesis: Joe McCarthy

Following is a Black Belt Thesis from one of Mr. Silverman’s students. Mr. Silverman sent it to me saying, “This is one of the finest I’ve ever received – keep in mind that it was written by a high school senior!” A little background may…


What it means to be a Black Belt

I received this message from a fellow school owner and instructor, Mr. Whitaker, this morning: I ask all of my Jr. Black Belt candidates to write a 1 page paper on what it means to be a Black Belt. This child [Zack] is 8 years…