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Sifu Rick Featured in Princeton Patch

by Thomas Zucosky

Princeton Patch
Check out the newest feature, "The Way of the Peaceful Warrior", about Sifu Rick and PAMA in the Princeton Patch, written by PAMA's own, Thomas Zucosky. Tom chronicles his search for the martial arts, his discovery of PAMA, and what PAMA and the arts mean to him. Great work Tom! In case you've missed it, you can read the story here.

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Student of the Month

- Joceff Pasion -

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Joceff Pasion

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- Dan Johansson Returns to PAMA! -

In May, PAMA had a member of our PAMA family return for a training visit. Dan Johansson, a student and instructor under Sifu Rick since 1988, journeyed once again to Princeton from him home in Malmo, Sweden. For nearly two weeks he joined us for intense training in all of the arts. Dan is the head JKD, Kali, Silat, and Muay Thai instructor at the Malmo Martial Arts Alliance. Since starting his training with Sifu Rick here in the U.S. 23 years ago, Dan has returned many times and he has also trained with Sifu during each of Sifu’s visits to Malmo (over 20+ times!). Dan had a wonderful time at PAMA and would like to thank everyone for their camaraderie and for being great training partners. We’ll see you again next year, Dan!

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In the News

- Sugar: The Bitter Truth -

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16717].

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Dietary Supplement

- Probiotic Pearls by Integrative Therapeutics -

Probiotic Pearls by Integrative Therapeutics
Probiotic Pearls
by Integrative Therapeutics

Probiotics support digestive, immune, and skin health.

Beneficial probiotics can help you get relief from occasional gas, loose stools, constipation, sensitive stomach and lactose intolerance.

Ensures your body is not weighed down by toxins which may limit your immune defenses.

Probiotics help support healthy skin from the inside out: they help manage and eliminate free radicals and toxins.

Probiotic PearlsTM delivers active cultures where you need them - guaranteed. In fact, it delivers up to 900% more active cultures to the intestines than competing probiotics. The patented capsule ensures live cultures are undamaged by harmful stomach acids and delivered to your intestines, where they go to work.

Excerpt taken from Integrative Therapeutics.

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Sifu Recommends a Book

- Commentaries on Living -

Commentaries on Living
Commentaries on Living
by Jiddu Krishnamurti

'What you are is much more important than what you should be. You can understand what is, but you cannot understand what should be.' The essential message of J. Krishnamurti, revered philosopher and spiritual teacher, challenges the limits of ordinary thought. In talks to audiences worldwide he pointed out to listeners the tangled net of ideas, organizational beliefs and psychological mind-sets in which humanity is caught, and that truth-the understanding of what is-not effort, is the key factor of human liberation. Commentaries on Living, a three-volume series, records Krishnamurti's meetings with individual seekers of truth from all walks of life. In these dialogues, he reveals the thought-centred roots of human sorrow and comments on the struggles and issues common to those who strive to break the boundaries of personality and self-limitation. In over fifty essays in each volume, Krishnamurti explores topics as diverse as: Knowledge Truth Fulfilment Meditation Love Effort Seeking Life and Death Education The series invites readers to take a 'voyage on an unchartered sea' with Krishnamurti in his exploration of the conditioning of the mind and its freedom.

Excerpt from back cover.

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Video Technique

VISIT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL for many great techniques and videos by Sifu Rick.

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- Z Food Farm -
Started in 2010 by young, veteran farmer David Zaback. Z Food Farm's Mission is to promote food as a powerful cultural force for interacting with our environment and within our communities by providing organically grown, high quality, exciting varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruits.

Z Food Farm Stand - 3501 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville: Wednesdays & Fridays 12-7
Lawrenceville Market: Saturdays 10-2
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia: Saturdays 9:30-3:00
New Amsterdam Market, NYC: Sundays 11:00-4:00

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Video/Pictures: Mary Jo Colli, Mike Lee
Stories: Mary Jo Colli, Mike Lee, Thomas Zucosky