Goeroe Dee – Finding Her Tribe

Goeroe Dee – Finding Her Tribe

By Mas Sarah as part of their Second Degree Black Belt Test “It’s So Good” “Training a martial art, especially long term training, is so good for people. It’s so good. You have such a wide experience. You get a community that doesn’t leave you. And you grow, with...
The Rose

The Rose

The Rose of Poekoelan The symbol of Poekoelan is a red rose lying on a black background with bamboo on either side. The rose is beautiful yet if you grab it, it has thorns. The bamboo symbolizes the flexibility we strive for in body, mind and spirit. In a heavy...
Teaching Violence, and Control, to Children

On Training for a Lifetime

MGALouise is on the left, Bantoe Abby is to the right. Some amazing students are front and center! Our Sister School | Studio Naga Our sister school is in Oakland, California and is run by Mas Goeroe Agoeng Louise Rafkin. She often has wise words. Here is an essay she...