• Members Only
    15 April, 2014

    Sorry, Members Only…

    We believe that our members are very special people.  In fact, you may have heard people referring to each other as brothers and sisters.  While we ...
  • Welcome to the NEW 4GK!
    15 April, 2014

    About the New 4GK

    With the announcement of our move to a new, expanded location, many people have had some questions. In addition to just a new location, this move prov...
  • Instructor Certification Program
    15 March, 2014

    COMING SOON: 4GK ICP and Coach Training

    One of the things that I believe sets The Four Gates apart is that we have always separated rank and teaching.  Having a high rank or black sash has ...
  • fear
    24 February, 2014

    The Heroic Child

    I had a young student join class for the first time tonight.  He came on the floor sobbing. I knelt down next to him and said hello and asked what......
  • Kowtow
    27 January, 2014

    Imitation: The Sincerest Form of Offense...

    BE FOREWARNED: There are no pretty pictures, inspiring video clips, or awful bits of my poetry in this post.  I do not often go on a tirade, but I ju...
Members Only

Sorry, Members Only…

We believe that our members are very special people.  In fact, you may have heard people referring to each other as brothers and sisters.  While we do aim to serve…

Welcome to the NEW 4GK!

About the New 4GK

With the announcement of our move to a new, expanded location, many people have had some questions. In addition to just a new location, this move provides us the chance…

Instructor Certification Program

COMING SOON: 4GK ICP and Coach Training

One of the things that I believe sets The Four Gates apart is that we have always separated rank and teaching.  Having a high rank or black sash has very…

fear

The Heroic Child

I had a young student join class for the first time tonight.  He came on the floor sobbing. I knelt down next to him and said hello and asked what…

Kowtow

Imitation: The Sincerest Form of Offense

BE FOREWARNED: There are no pretty pictures, inspiring video clips, or awful bits of my poetry in this post.  I do not often go on a tirade, but I just…

meditation

Meditation and You

Have you ever thought about adding meditation to your wellness practice? The new year is the perfect time to start! People are meditating to promote overall wellness and also to…

Almighty Duct Tape

Best Defense: Don’t Be There (Also, Use Duct Tape!)

I recently won an online contest hosted by The Mad-inarium. Among other crafty items (and being a real life fairy at the NY Renaissance Faire), the admin, Azkadelia, makes a wide…

frog_in_the_well

Fear: a Frog in King’s Clothing

What are you afraid of?  What scares you?  We all know the things that make us tremble, the ideas that make us check under our beds at night.  But fear…

joss-stick

Promotion Announcements – 3rd Quarter 2013

Each quarter, all students of the Four Gates School of Chinese Martial Arts are evaluated on their progress and development, including both the acquisition of new knowledge and the refinement…

Return of the Masters Seminar

Return of the Masters Seminar 2013

4 Instructors, 5 Hours, 1 AWESOME Seminar! On Saturday November 9th, Sifu Mike Evans and The Four Gates School of Chinese Martial Arts will be joining Sijo Tom Gettling of…