Friday, October 27, 2017

Year-End News for Dunamis Karate

Dunamis Karate News
November/December 2017

The end of the year is quickly approaching and these last 2 months are going to fly by.  Because of the Christmas/New Year holiday and some Black Belt training conflicts, we will be escalating our belt test schedule.  Students will belt test at the end of November.  Please do your best to attend every class so you don’t miss the opportunity to test!

NOTE - We will be closed November 23-24 for Thanksgiving and December 22 - Jan 7 for Christmas and New Year!
Printable Calendar/Newsletter
November 6

All students will need to be in Full Uniform for all traditional classes.  Only Hyper Pro Training and Krav Maga Force classes will 
be still allow t-shirts.
November 17
Hyper Fight Club & Pizza Night  6:00 – 7:30
Join us for a great night of sparring drills & skills then finish the night with 2 slices of pizza and some chill time with your friends.  Remember, Sparring is required for belt testing for all students Purple Belt and up!  If you don’t have your own gear, see Mrs. Woods or Mrs. Allison to get it ordered ASAP!  If you don’t spar, you don’t test!
November 29 – 30
Belt Testing 
See requirements below:
  • Clean, well-fitting white uniform
  • 80 % class attendance
  • Tuition payments up to date
  • Test form and Fee turned in prior to testing
  • Flag and Dunamis patch on uniform (Gold Belts & Up)
  • Active UFAF membership (Purple Belts & Up)
  • Fight Night Attendance (Purple Belts & Up)
December 2  Wedding Shower
Santana Home
252 Augusta Ave. Ridgeland
Ridgeland friends, we hope you can join us!  Andi Lynn and Dustin are registered at Target and Amazon.  PLEASE RSVP before 11/22 by text to (843) 263-6012!
November 17
Private Lesson Marathon  $25
Get a ½ hour one on one lesson to help you prepare for belt testing.  Pre-register now for your 30-minute time slot between 3:00 – 5:00  See Mrs. Woods to RSVP! 
November 18
Wedding Shower for Andi Lynn Woods & Dustin Williams Lighthouse Church
in Hampton 2:00 PM
Hampton Friends, we hope you can join us!  Let’s shower them with blessings and best wishes before they become Mr. and Mrs.  Andi Lynn and Dustin are registered at Target and Amazon.
December 4
Schedule Change for Ridgeland
For the month of December, we will cut back to 2 days per week in Ridgeland.  Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday Only.  (Hampton’s schedule will remain the same.)  This schedule will remain in place until after the Christmas/New Year break.  We will return to 4x per week on January 8th
The schedule will be as follows:
*All Kids & Youth  5:00
*All Advanced Youth/Teens 6:00
*Krav Maga Force  7:00
December 30   WEDDING DAY 
Andi Lynn Woods and Dustin William will be wed at Lighthouse Church in Hampton on Saturday, Dec. 30th at 2:00 PM.  No formal invitations are being mailed out.  If you consider them friends and/or family, you are invited!  A reception will be held in the church social hall immediately following the ceremony.  We hope you can join in their celebration!  (If you would like to get a gift, they are registered at Amazon and Target.)

Sunday, October 1, 2017

October 2017 Newsletter

Dunamis Karate News - October 2017

This is going to be a super busy month, so please pay attention to what’s happening and mark your calendars so you don’t miss anything.
Please subscribe to our text remind service by composing a text to (910) 208-9014.  In the message type @dunamis (for Ridgeland students) or @dkhampton (for Hampton students).  When you receive a confirmation message, reply with your name and you’re all set.  Let us know if you need assistance.

Use the link below for a printable calendar/newsletter and the exam request form.  Plus you'll find a flyer for the regional event coming up Oct. 20-21.
Printable Documents
Gopher Hill Festival:
Thursday, Oct. 5th
Closed for Gopher Hill Festival Events

Kids parade 6:00
Tub race 6:30
Pet Show & Talent Show 7:00
Friday, Oct. 6th   Special Practice 5:30 PM
We ask all Ridgeland students participating in the Gopher Hill Festival to do your best to attend this practice.  We will finish in time for you to enjoy the Gopher Hill Street Dance at 6:30!
Saturday, Oct. 7th   ** Wear white gi pants, sneakers, and your blue or black Gopher Hill tee! 
11:30     Meet at Dunamis Karate after the parade for one last practice.
12:30     We perform!!
FREE Training Events for
Friday, October 20
Kids seminar - 5:30 – 6:30

“Child Predator Awareness ” Taught by Master Alice McCleary!  Learn the tactics child predators use, how to avoid them and ways to keep yourself safe. Learn practical self-defense skills that kids can use, even against adults. Kids and their parents will NOT want to miss this class!

Saturday, Oct 21 - 9:30 AM – Until  2nd Degree & Up Black Belt Test 
Free to watch

Saturday, Oct. 21
Ages 13 & Up -  Please do your best to attend!
2:00 – 3:00 PM
 “Krav Maga Drills for Skills” with Master Aaron Hensley
10+ drills to help take your self-protection training to the next level … Fast-paced and fun!!
Bring shin pads, mouthpiece, headgear, and fingerless gloves if you have them!
3:00 – 4:00 PM “UFAF Krav Maga Force Knife Threat Defense” with Master Stephen Hammersley, UFAF KMF Director, 8th Degree CNS Black Belt, 2nd Degree KMF Black Belt
Mr. Hammersley will cover UFAF Krav Maga Force bladed weapon defenses. When your life is at stake nothing else matters!
Friday, Oct. 13th
Private Lesson Marathon

RSVP to reserve your 30-minute slot for a one on one private lesson at the special rate of only $25. Sharpen your skills before belt testing.  Space is limited!
Only 6 Spots Available!
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 

Wednesday, Oct. 18
Hampton Belt Testing during class time – No Hyper Pro Training Class
Wednesday, Oct. 18
Ridgeland Belt Testing during class time
Thursday, Oct. 19
Ridgeland Belt Testing – Beginners 4:00 / Intermediate Adv. 4:45 –
Thursday, Oct. 19 
No Black Belt Class – Adult teen class as normal at 6:00 then Krav Maga at 7:00
Friday, October 27th
Hyper Fight Club & Pizza Night
6:00-7:30 PM

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. 

Sunday, October 29
Kick-R-Treat / Trunk or Treat
6:00-8:00 at Lighthouse Church in Hampton

Candy, Games, Bouncy House and MORE!
See Mrs. Woods for more info!
Starting November 6th, ALL Students will be REQUIRED to
wear FULL Uniforms to class.
Hyper, Sparring & Krav classes still allow t-shirts. 
All traditional classes require full uniforms starting November 6th.