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.
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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.