Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Sensei Janice Corkhum, who teaches at Cervizzi's in Lynnfield, will run fourth Boston Marathon this spring.
Sensei Janice Corkhum teaches karate at Cervizzi's Martial Arts in Lynnfield and her blog posts on fitness and martial arts appear regularly on this website. This spring, she reports that she'll be running her third Boston Marathon this April for Boston Children's Hospital. In this photo, she is shown with her patient partner, Cameron, an 8-year old heart patient who reportedly just underwent his fourth and hopefully final surgery. "He has more energy than all of us," said Sensei Janice in an email. Corkhum's goal is to raise $5,000 for Boston Children's Hospital by running in this year's Boston Marathon. To learn more or to make a donation to her fundraising page, click here.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Emily Donnellan, an instructor at Cervizzi's Martial Arts In Lynnfield, is driving to Newtown Friday with a carload of donated teddy bears for kids. Her sister brings another carload Saturday.
Two local sisters who spent the week collecting donated teddy bears for children in Newtown, Connecticut will send their first bunch there on Friday. Emily Donnellan, who teaches special needs students in Gloucester and who is also a karate instructor at Cervizzi's Martial Arts in Lynnfield, told local media on Thursday that she is driving down to Newtown with the bears, which will be distributed to children by that town's local newspaper, the Newtown Bee. Her sister, Elizabeth, makes the same trip on Saturday with the rest of the bears. The effort started last week with a Facebook page created by the two sisters that asked people to donate the bears to children in Newtown. From there, friends, relatives and others in surrounding were …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Members of Team Cervizzi set to participate in this weekend's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston.
At the beginning of October, Cervizzi’s Martial Arts announced that for the third consecutive year, it is raising money for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer with its “pink belts” and other items. The martial arts studio, with locations in Lynnfield, Winthrop, North Reading and North Andover, raised more than $700 through the sales of pink belts, pink t-shirts and pink bracelets, noted Sensei Janice Corkhum of Cervizzi’s in her recent blog post on Lynnfield Patch. On Sunday, members of Team Cervizzi will participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston. The local martial arts studio’s involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness Month did not go unnoticed by CBS Boston, which ran a segment about Team Cervizzi that can be…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Local students of Cervizzi's Martial Arts earned black belts earlier this spring.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Pictured above are several students who participated in a grueling six hour Black Belt Test on Cape Cod last month. The exam consisted of a rigorous Physical segment, along with a written exam, and a comprehensive Essay. "I am so proud of each and every one of these students for all of their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. I am honored to promote and bestow such an honorable rank upon them”, stated Soke Paul Cervizzi, 10th Dan, President and founder of Cervizzi's Martial Arts of Winthrop, Lynnfield, and North Reading. Pictured above from the Lynnfield karate school: Sandan Rank, Sensei Luke Kimball, Shodan, Daniel Bracconnier, Jr. NIdan, Kaitlin Donlon, Nathaniel Jorgenson, Kyle Prouty, Jr. Shodan, Grace Gately, …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Students from the three Cervizzi's Martial Arts academies, including the one in Lynnfield, held tournament recently at Holiday Inn on Route 1 Peabody.
Last weekend, I stopped by a martial arts tournament at the Holiday Day Inn on Route 1 in Peabody that included students from all three Cervizzi's Martial Arts locations, including the one in Lynnfield. In this video, Grandmaster Paul Cervizzi referees a grappling match between two young students. Throughout the day, students competed in forms, sparring and grappling, and adult martial arts students also demonstrated their own techniques. Cervizzi's primarily teaches Kempo Karate.