We will have a special breaking class this Saturday, December 10 (9-10am). Boards will be for sale in the office (3 for $10). We will guide students on how to successfully break boards for upcoming examinations, demos and tournaments. Don’t miss this awesome class!
A Big Congratulations to everyone that was promoted to their next rank this past Friday evening. Way to go! Our Christmas Party had a record attendance and was enjoyed by all. The sense of family at the PTSDA is wonderful. Merry Christmas Everyone!
2016 Toy Drive for Head Start Program is on at the PTSDA Karate. Let’s make Christmas special for some kids this year. Tell a friend!
We have put together a few packages that we think you will like. Sale ends December 16th. Let us know if you need any help.
Congratulations to our members that were mentioned in the recent issue of Gulf Coast Parent Magazine. Our students competed at the Battle in the Bayou in Louisiana. Way to go Team! Free copies are available at the dojang.
Looking forward to seeing everyone at our Annual Christmas Party! It will be after our Belt Promotions this Friday, December 2nd (6-8pm) at the Beulah Freewill Baptist Church. Like a lot of us, it will be a little different…in a good way:) Dress festive. We want to see everyone’s “ugly” Christmas Sweater, Socks, Hat, etc. In regards to refreshments, we will provide them. However, if you would like to bring drinks or your favorite dessert, please feel free. For those that want to participate, we will have a FUN gift exchange ($10 or less). It will be done White Elephant [ Read More ]
Nov 12 – Congratulations to Kyo Sa Nim Dufour for her excellent job of re certifying her rank at the Regional ITF Testing. The event was held at Master Y. D. Kim’s School in Arlington, TX. The next Regional ITF Black Belt Testing and Recertification will be held (drum roll please) in Pensacola. We are excited about this opportunity for our students. The tentative date is April 29th. We will have students and Masters from Texas and Louisiana coming to test and assist. Get ready Black Belts. All will be welcome to attend to watch the testing.
Who’s ever walked into a test, tournament or meeting feeling confident? It’s not by accident. This feeling of I can do it comes from hours of preparing bot the mind and body. My encouragement for all of us this week is to find areas that we are not as confident and work at it. Here are my top 5 tips to help us get on the right track. 1. Practice – This is the ancient Tang Soo Do secret that is often overlooked. Do it! 2. Mindset – Be mindful that our self talk is not derailing us before we [ Read More ]
As many of you know, they are laying pipe down through our parking lot. We are excited about the progress, but understand that this will cause us some inconvenience for our regular parking. We spoke with the church next door, and they are fine with us parking on the grass beside the karate school. Once the expansion is complete, it will be a positive for everyone. Until then, we will Grin & Bear it together. Tang Soo!
We are so proud of everyone’s progress displayed at our recent examination. Keep up the great work! Check out video footage below!