Saturday, October 30, 2010

November 2010 News from Dunamis Karate

Dunamis Karate News
November 2010

Regional Workouts & Black Belt Testing
            Friday, Nov. 5th there will be a regional workout at Premier Martial Arts in N. Augusta, SC.  At 4:30 pm, the Beginner Kids will work out with Master Woods.  At 5:30 pm, the Intermediate Kids will work out with Master Elias.  Then at 7:00pm there will be a 2nd Degree Black Belt Test for one candidate. 
            Saturday, Nov. 6th at 10am, there will be a 1st Degree Black Belt test for two candidates.  Then at 2:00 pm there will be a workout for all adults over white belt and Advanced Kids (Red & up).  This four hour seminar will be lead by Master Hammersley, Master McCleary, Master Elias and Mrs. Astrid Fabian.  Students are welcome to leave when needed if they cannot stay the entire 4 hours.   All seminars are FREE to current UFAF members.  If you are not a UFAF member, visit to get enrolled ASAP.  The Black Belt tests are open for anyone to watch. 

Christmas Sale
            Nov. 15th through 23rd we will host our annual Christmas Sale.  Special pricing and discounts will be available during these dates only.  Christmas catalogs will be available soon for you to start making your wish lists!

Hyper Martial Arts Camp
            November 26th from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm we will host a Hyper Martial Arts Camp.  The camp theme will be DEDICATION.  Camp training will include various aerial kicks and combos not taught in traditional classes as well as an awesome new form created by Marc Canonizado.  Camp participants will receive Dedication handouts to reinforce the learning and have the opportunity to earn various certificates throughout the day.  The 8 ½ hour camp costs only $49.  Register by Monday, November 15th and receive a FREE Dedication T-shirt and add Marc C’s Hyper DVD for only $10.  Parents brave enough to venture out on “Black Friday” can do so knowing their children will be having fun learning some cool new skills and growing in their dedication in all areas of life!

New Students
            Welcome to our newest students: Nathan, Faye, Krey, Julia and Sydney. 
Thinking of joining??  Now is the perfect time!  November is the month of Thanksgiving and we are offering this special as a thank you to our loyal students … Any family members of current students who wish to join may do so in the month of November for only the cost of a uniform!!

School Closing
            We will be closed November 24th & 25th in honor of Thanksgiving.   In December we will close 12/20 through 1/1 in honor of Christmas & New year. 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Karate Belt Testing - Oct. 2010

Another belt testing has come and gone.  We will wrap it up with a celebration on Friday, Oct. 22nd.  At 5:30, the students will put on a show with their best skills then each will be presented with their new ranks.  After the belt ceremony, we will watch the New Karate Kid movie for anyone who wants to stay.

Congratulations to the following students for their rank advancements:

Amy, Camren orange/blue
Beach, Bryleigh white/orange
Boyd, Nicholas purple
Brantley, Trent white/purple
Bundschuh, Joshua gold
Bunton, Anna Jean white/black
Dahlquist, Sabastian purple
Dubose, Byron tests to move
Dupree, Jessica gold
Garcia, Kelly Purple/Orange
Garvin-White, Sharon Purple/Orange
Guillen, Karime white/black
Harkins, Larson White
Harkins, Smith White
Humbert, Preston Purple/White
Lowther, Krey Lee green
Manrique, Abraham purple 
Manrique, Jose Purple
Manrique, Pricilla Purple
Maxey, Tyler white/gold
Mitchell, Ely'Jiah green
Mixson, Cole blue/green
Owens, Collin gold/purple
Scott, Lucas white/orange
Shuster, Elana gold/purple
Smith, Louie move to int. class
Solis, Jose gold
Swartz, Tristan gold
Vera, Alice orange 
Vera, Jr., Moises red/black