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Ive received lots of great presents throughout my life The Christmas season always seemed a time of family good food and gifts under the tree While Ive appreciated all of the gifts I am sure that some have been forgotten through time unfortunately But one gift that I still carry with me is the membership to Chayon-Ryu from the Christmas of 1992 Every year my mother would ask me the same question What do you want for Christmas this year After I finished the Fall 1992 semester taking the University of Houston martial arts class the answer seemed obvious Both myself and my father wanted a membership back with Chayon-Ryu As soon as the downtown Chayon-Ryu dojang was open following Christmas break of 1992 my father and I would make the hour drive each way three times each week to train with Grandmaster Kim Soo Many times I would train additional days during the week and was occasionally reminded by Mrs Kim that I was only getting credit for 3 classes each week I didnt mind because I was training for knowledge and enjoyment not for credit That Christmas gift continued to give for all of 1993 and I progressed from yellow belt to blue belt The gift was always with me and served as a safe haven away from the stress of school and work or any other frustrations in my life Often I would arrive at the dojang 1 class early just to spend that time cleaning meditating and training Those times just as much as the formal training helped me find the answers to my inner questions and life-balance When the winter months came around again I didnt have to wait for my mothers Christmas question I told her in advance what I wanted - another year membership in Chayon-Ryu Now it is 11 years later and Ive grown to choose martial arts instruction as a career and
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