Saturday, May 27, 2017

June Newsletter

Fight Night - Belt Testing - Summer Schedule Change - Read On!
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Dunamis Karate News

June 1
Summer Registration is Open

If you know someone who may be interested in taking karate during the summer, this is the perfect opportunity.  6 weeks of classes for only $99.  Space is limited, so be sure to let them know about this deal asap!
BELT TESTING
Be sure you meet the requirements: 

-Minimum 80% class attendance
-Tuition payments up to date
-Test form and fee turned in prior to test day
-Flag and Dunamis Patch (for Gold Belts and up)
-Active UFAF Membership (for Purple Belts and up)
-Fight Night Attendance.
June 2
Hyper Fight Club & Pizza
$10     6:00-7:30

Join us for a fun night of learning and practicing sparring techniques and wrap up the night with 2 slices of pizza and some chill time with your friends.
Remember sparring is REQUIRED for Purple Belts and up!  If you didn’t attend the May fight night, you need to attend this one so your testing isn’t delayed. 
June 12
Hampton Belt Testing

During regular class time

June 14-15
Ridgeland Belt Testing

During regular class time
Summer Schedule:  June 18 - August 12
During the summer we will only hold classes in Ridgeland on Tuesday and Thursday night and in Hampton on Monday and Wednesday nights.  See the calendar for details on the schedule.

If you have any questions about this schedule, see Mrs. Woods.

ClassMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
Tiny Tigers  Hampton 5:00    Ridgeland 5:00 & 5:30    Hampton 5:00    Ridgeland 5:00 & 5:30
All Youth 7-12  Hampton 5:30    Ridgeland 6:00 - 7:00    Hampton 5:30    Ridgeland 6:00 - 7:00
All Adults/Teens   Hampton 6:15    Ridgeland 7:00 - 8:00    Hampton 6:15    Ridgeland 7:00 - 8:00
Karate Summer Camps are Coming
We have planned 3 small summer camps for our students to enjoy.  Each camp cost $50 and includes a camp t-shirt.  Students must pre-register by July 28th.  Purchase all 3 camps and pay only $125 – a $25 discount.  Each camp will run 5 hours, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  Campers will need to pack lunch and snacks for the day but drinks will be provided.
  • Monday, Aug. 7th   Hyper EMPOWER Bo Staff Camp
    • Learn bo staff strikes, spins, releases and a cool form that can be used in demonstrations or competition.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 9th  UFAF Brazilian Jiujitsu Camp
    • Learn ground fighting skills including positions, escapes and locks.  This camp will have lots of fun games and drills while learning real, useful jiujitsu skills.
  • Friday, Aug. 11th  Movie Star Camp
    • Campers will learn stunt fighting, choreography and acting skills.  We will film a short movie starring our campers.  Yes, you will be a movie star at this camp!
Camp Registration Now Open - Space is Limited Click to Reserve Your Spot NOW!
Other dates to remember:
July 4th - Closed for Independence Day
July 7th - Parents' Night Out Fun Night  $15  6:00-900
July 9-22 - Closed for training and competition in Las Vegas
July 28th - Summer Camp Registration Deadline
Aug. 13th - Return to FULL Schedule

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

May 2017 Newsletter

Karate in the Park - Nerf War - Hyper Fight Night - Read on!

Dunamis Karate News
May 2017

SUMMER UNIFORMS:
During the “summer” months (May-October), students are allowed to wear approved summer uniforms.  Approved t-shirts include: Dunamis Karate shirts, Chuck Norris System or Chun Kuk Do shirts, and Hyper shirts.  Shorts may be worn in place of the gi pants, but they must have the Dunamis Karate logo on them to be approved.   Please adhere to the school policy by only wearing the approved clothing!
Printable Calendar/Newsletter
Kids Karate in the Park
Ridgeland - Wednesday, May 3rd
All ages/ranks meet at Turpin Park at 5:00 for one big, fun class.
Hampton - Monday, May 8th
All ages/ranks meet at Lightsey Park at 5:00 for one big, fun class.


Hyper Fight Club & Pizza Night
Friday, May 19 & June 2
6:00-7:30  $10
Join us for this fun night of sparring and 2 slices of pizza.  Remember sparring is a part of your belt requirements for Purple Belts and up.  Intermediate students are required to attend at least 1 fight night per test cycle.  Advanced students are required to attend 2 fight nights.
Parents' Night Out
Nerf War Party
Friday, May 5th
6:00 - 9:00 PM  $15
Grab your Nerf guns and your safety goggles.  Pack some snacks and all your bullets and join us for this fun night of non-stop action.  The Nerf War is our most requested fun night and you don't want to miss it!

Click image to watch some Nerf War action from a Nerf War Party!
If you are a purple belt and don't have your own sparring gear, please contact Mrs. Woods ASAP to get it ordered so you don't miss your next test.
Karate Summer Camps are Coming
We have planned 3 small summer camps for our students to enjoy.  Each camp cost $50 and includes a camp t-shirt, if students pre-register by July 28th.  Purchase all 3 camps and pay only $125 – a $25 discount.  Each camp will run 5 hours, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  Campers will need to pack lunch and snacks for the day but drinks will be provided.
  • Monday, Aug. 7th   Hyper EMPOWER Bo Staff Camp
    • Learn bo staff strikes, spins, releases and a cool form that can be used in demonstrations or competition.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 9th  UFAF Brazilian Jiujitsu Camp
    • Learn ground fighting skills including positions, escapes and locks.  This camp will have lots of fun games and drills while learning real, useful jiujitsu skills.
  • Friday, Aug. 11th  Movie Star Camp
    • Campers will learn stunt fighting, choreography and acting skills.  We will film a short movie starring our campers.  Yes, you will be a movie star at this camp!
 
Watch these videos from some of our previous summer camps.  How many of our current students do you recognize?
Summer Schedule:  June 18 - August 12
We will have one belt testing before we start the summer schedule.  Testing will be the week of June 12th.  The next week, our summer schedule will start.  The summer schedule will run 8 weeks.  Two of those weeks we will be closed ... July 9-22 ... for training and competition in Las Vegas.
If you have any questions about this schedule, see Mrs. Woods.
ClassMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Tiny TigersHampton 5:005:30 - 6:00Hampton 5:005:30 - 6:00Private Lessons
All Youth 7-12Hampton 5:456:00 - 7:00Hampton 5:456:00 - 7:00Available
All Adults/Teens Hampton 6:157:00 - 8:00Hampton 6:157:00 - 8:00on Fridays
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

April 2017 Newsletter

Fight Night - Belt Testing - Regional Seminar - Read details below!

Dunamis Karate News

April 2017
This is going to be a busy month, so please mark your calendars now so you don't miss anything!

April 5-6 we will be CLOSED!  No classes will be held at either location on Wednesday or Thursday because Mrs. Woods and Miss Andi Lynn will be traveling to FL for the Level 4 UFAF Krav Maga Force Instructor Certification.
Printable Calendar/Newsletter
Hyper Fight Club & Pizza Night
Friday, April 14
6:00 - 7:30 PM          $10

Join us for a fun night of sparring followed up with two slices of pizza and some chill time with your friends.  (Remember sparring is a part of your belt requirements.  Intermediate students are required a minimum of 1 fight night each test cycle.  Advanced students are required a minimum of two fight nights per test cycle.)
Youth Black Belt Test
Saturday, April 29  2:00 PM
Come watch and support our youth candidates as they test for the 1st Degree Youth Black Belt in the Chuck Norris System.
BELT TESTING
Monday, April 17 in Hampton
Wed & Thur April 19-20 in Ridgeland
TEST REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 80% attendance
  • Tuition payments up to date
  • Test form & Fee prior to test
  • Flag & Dunamis Patch (Gold & Up)
  • Active UFAF Membership (Purple/Stripe & Up)
  • Fight Night Attendance
Summer Uniforms
We will be offering karate tees & shorts that can be worn during the summer months (May-Oct) in place of the hot karate uniforms.  Get your order in by Thursday, 4/13 so you will be ready when summer uniforms approval begins on May 1st.
Regional Black Belt Test & Seminars:  April 21-22,  N. Augusta, SC
One of the benefits of UFAF membership is the opportunity to participate in regional training events with schools and instructors around the region.  This month our students who are UFAF members will have just that opportunity.
Friday, 4/21   6:00-6:45 PM - Youth Seminar with Master Chuck Elias
Sat. 4/22 10:00 AM  2nd Degree Black Belt Test  (Free to watch)
2:00-4:00  Adult/Teen Seminar
2:00 - One Steps with Master Hammersley
3:00 - Fighting Techniques for Testing with Mrs. Woods

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

March 2017 Newsletter

March is already upon us. Don't miss any of this month's events. 

Dunamis Karate News

March 2017


Printable Calendar/Newsletter
March 6-9  T-shirt Week
For a $1.00 donation, students can wear a t-shirt to class in place of their gi tops.  All donations will go toward mission work in Liberia, West Africa.
Friday, March 10  
Hyper Fight Club & Pizza Night 
$10  6:00 – 7:30 PM
Join us for this fun fight night followed up with two slices of pizza and some great fellowship with your friends. (Remember, sparring is a part of your belt requirements.  Intermediate students are required to attend at least one fight night per test cycle.  Advanced students are required to attend at least 2 fight nights per test cycle.   RSVP
March 16 - April 1st
Liberia, West Africa Mission Trip
Please pray from Miss Andi Lynn, Mr. Jim and Ms. Cynthia daily.  These 3 will leave for Liberia, West Africa on Thursday, 3/16 then return on Saturday, April 1st.
March 20 - April 10
Membership Contest
Give us the contact information for any friends and family who could benefit from any of our programs.  For each name you give us, we will put your name into a drawing for a free t-shirt.  We will hold 3 drawings between March 20th and April 10th.  Three lucky winners will receive the Chuck Norris System or UFAF Krav Maga Force t-shirt of their choice!

Prior Events

March 3 - Parents Night Out NERF WAR  6:00-9:00 PM  $15
March 4 - FREE Ladies Self Defense Class  10:00-12:00
Coming Events
3/6-3/9  T-shirt Week  $1.00
3/10 Hyper Fight Club
3/11 Black Belt Pre-Test
3/16-4/1 Liberia Mission Trip
3/20-4/10 Membership Contest
3/27 Drawing 1
4/3 Drawing 2
4/5-4/6  CLOSED No Classes
4/10 Drawing 3
4/14 Hyper Fight Club
4/17 Hampton Belt Testing
4/19-20 Ridgeland Belt Testing
4/21-22 Regional Black Belt Test & Workouts
4/29 Youth Black Belt Test
March 11
Black Belt Pre-Test
Exactly how hard is a Black Belt test?  Come and see for yourself as we pre-test some of our students for their next Black Belt ranks.
The 2nd Degree Pre-Test starts at 10:00 AM and the Youth Black Belt Pre-Test starts at 2:00 PM.
April 5-6 - CLOSED
NO CLASSES
Mrs. Woods and Miss Andi Lynn will be traveling to FL for their next Krav Maga certification class.  The two of them will face 10-13 hour training days as they prepare for the KMF Level 4 certification.
No classes will be held on Wed, 4/5  or Thurs, 4/6.
Membership Contest
March 27 Drawing 1
April 3 Drawing 2
April 20 Drawing 3
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