PTSDA Karate

2500 W Nine Mile Rd | Pensacola, FL 32534 | 850-478-0680 Open Weekdays 9:00am-12:00pm & 4:00-8:00pm

March - 16 - 2017
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***Spring Break (3/20/17-3/23/17) Schedule Reminder *** As reflected on our March Calendar, we will have an all rank and age class available daily (Mon-Thurs) from 6-7pm. We will have no Tiny Tiger (Mon & Wed) or Morning Class available. Our normal class schedule will resume on Monday, March 27th. If you are traveling, please be safe. We wish you and your family a great Spring Break! TANG SOO!!!

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March - 13 - 2017
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“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”  Hearing these humorous but wise words from the late Zig Ziglar was encouraging to me a few years ago at one of his seminars.  We all like the feeling of being motivated, but getting there is half the battle.  Here’s my five top tips for getting and staying motivated. 1.  Set a Goal  – without purpose we are not very excited. Set a goal that gets you excited and perhaps a little nervous. 2.  Listen to Motivational Speakers (Daily) – automobile university is awesome.  While commuting to work listen to speakers  [ Read More ]

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March - 6 - 2017
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As we approach the spring season, I think of how our Tang Soo Do belt system is related to the seasons.  Traditionally, we only had four Belts – White, Green, Red and Black.  Each belt corresponds with a specific season.  White is winter, Green is spring, Red is summer and Black is fall.  The spring season is full of growth and new life.In Tang Soo Do, the green belt offers the same to many practitioners.  One begins to realize their potential and begin to flourish.  It is quite a process, but well worth the hard work when one sees the fruits of their labor. In order to grow,  [ Read More ]

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February - 27 - 2017
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Congratulations to all the PTSDA Karate members that competed and judged at the Gulf Coast MA Championship today! We are proud of each of you. A BIG Thank you to Master Gordon & his staff for another fun event. Remember that medals and trophies will fade away, but our reputation and honor is more important. Keep training and improving for the betterment of yourself and the art. TANG SOO!!!

The whole family can enjoy Tang Soo Do!
February - 27 - 2017
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Who broke the (you fill in the blank)?  Who can recall being asked that question?  99.9% of the time our parents already knew the answer.  It wasn’t always easy to be honest when we knew the consequences were not going to be fun.  As we mature, we understand the importance of honesty in building trust with others.  It takes a lot of time to build trust, but one little lie can knock it all down. I enjoyed hearing stories as a child about how Abraham Lincoln was a man of integrity.  One story really stuck with me.  The story takes  [ Read More ]

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February - 23 - 2017
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Don’t forget that this Saturday, March 25th is Master Gordon’s Gulf Coast Martial Arts Tournament. Classes will be cancelled due to the event. Come out and compete or cheer on your classmates. Tang Soo!!! For more information, please visit www.gcmac.info  

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February - 21 - 2017
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Please visit our Summer Kid’s Camp Page to download your registration form. We are looking forward to an AWESOME summer!  Our program fills up quickly, so register as soon as possible to save your child’s place.

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February - 13 - 2017
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We will be saying farewell to some of our students as they move away, some as far as Bahrain! We will have eight openings in the program available for pickup at the following schools: Jim Allen Elementary (1 opening) Lipscomb Elementary (2 openings) Beulah Elementary (3 openings) Pine Meadow Elementary (2 openings) For more information, please see our after school section on our website or call at 478-0637. Our registration form and handbook can be downloaded as well. Please get the word out!

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February - 13 - 2017
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A big Congratulations to all the PTSDA Karate students that tested this past weekend!  As you enter this new chapter in your training, take your time.  Build your knowledge and train from the heart.  TANG SOO!!!

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February - 13 - 2017
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What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word discipline?  Most people think of someone getting in trouble.  So the word tends to carry quite a bit of negative baggage.  Today, I would like to focus on the positive side of this word. As a child, I would often have little businesses.  These business ventures ranged from selling items to landscaping.  The idea of being my own boss was very enticing.  As an adult, I am blessed to have the opportunity to continue this dream of being my own boss.  Discipline has been a major  [ Read More ]