The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired left-handed pitcher Vidal NuÃ± from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for veteran catcher and Dodger playoff rental Carlos Ruiz. In California, Assembly Bill 2446, awaiting signature by the Governor, will do away with arts education as a graduation requirement for high school vocational students (the theory behind the bill is that making the arts an elective will reduce drop-out rates).
Most Valuable Players demonstrates the importance of the arts and how schools and the arts community can band together – in spite of their individual struggles – to create a worthwhile program that enriches the lives of all, while contributing to self-preservation.
Dr. Mark Cheng’s thoughts & insights on Pavel Tsatsouline’s Russian Kettlebell training, the RKC/StrongFirst system of strength training, AND Gray Cook’s Functional Movement System (FMS) of rehabilitation/pre-hab for elite athletes, martial artists, tactical personnel, private trainers, and the everyday person who just wants to feel better, stronger, and more alive… and now the one and only blog for all of Dr. Cheng’s endeavors – including martial arts & Tui-Na orthopedic medicine!
Furthermore, our future doctors, lawyers, civil servants, engineers, and business people will benefit too, as they become more dimensional individuals with an understanding and appreciation of the arts – which can lead to their support of the artistic community and the overall survival of the arts for future generations.
The SAEM program’s location in Downtown Pittsburgh puts students in the heart of the SAEM industries — making some of sports’ most-admired teams, world-class arts and cultural organizations and nationally acclaimed live entertainment venues — within walking distance.