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Mettlecraft Month 2018 Recap and T.I. #133

  The calisthenics nightmare that is Self-Destruct Sequence is a great way to find out if you scare easy.  But we stared it down.  And guess what we found out? We are capable of more than we ever thought possible. … Continue reading


    \Met”tle*craft\, n.  mettle [E. metal, used in a tropical sense in allusion to the temper of the metal of a sword blade; substance or quality of temperament; spirit, esp. as regards honor, courage, fortitude, ardor, etc.; See {Metal}.] + -craft [AS. cr[ae]ft … Continue reading

Action Figure: Training Involution #134

The Cabal Fang external focus of the month is Spirit and the internal focus is the Rose (prayer).  How in the world, you may wonder, can an external focus be Spirit?  By putting your insides on the outside — by … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving: Training Involution #132

Happy Thanksgiving Cabal Fangers! I’m posting this week’s T.I. a couple of days early because we’ve got lots to do before Mettlecraft month ends in just eight days and you need time to work! Training Involution #132 Let’s all smash … Continue reading

Stand Tall: Training Involution #130

This month our martial focus is Mettlecraft and our internal, symbolic focus is the Staff. Mettlecraft month means we’re all digging deeper.  Those of us who haven’t licked Self-Destruct Sequence in under 40 mins quite yet are working our way … Continue reading

Cord and Rule Month 1 and Training Involution #129

Thursday night was the first new month under the new Cord and Rule program.  We reviewed our journals to demonstrate we’d done our homework and stamped up our rules accordingly.  The thud of the hammer and the visible mark on the … Continue reading

New Cabal Fang Cord and Rule Program is Live

After some preliminary teasing and a lot of work, the new Cabal Fang Martial Arts Cord and Rule program is official.  In a nutshell, every month we’ll be stamping each member’s rule with certain marks to indicate achievements in terms … Continue reading

Cord and Rule: Training Involution #118

I’m camping with my son this weekend, so T.I. #118 is posting early this week.  Lots going on around the Cabal Fang Temple these days.  Here’s a quick rundown: We are testing a new Cord and Rule program to track attendance and … Continue reading

Doubling Down: Training Involution #88

As I announced on Thursday, the Workout of the Week is now known as the Training Involution of the Week.  Why?  Because in Cabal Fang we don’t “work out” — we train.  We prepare.  We forge.  And above all, we … Continue reading

501(c)3 Update (and WOOTW #82 of course)

It’s officially official — Cabal Fang Temple, Inc. is now a 501(c)3 tax exempt public charity!  I say “officially official” because we were official when we formed our corporation back in February.  Now we’re an officially official, IRS-recognized non-profit. What … Continue reading