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Promotion Exams This Week

Just a reminder that Promotion Exams will be taking place during normal lesson times this week, Monday through Friday, November 10-14.  Please be sure to attend your regular lessons this week to complete your Promotion Exam.


Closed Friday, October 31, for Halloween

Just a reminder that we will be closed today, Friday, October 31, for Halloween.  No classes will meet on this day.  Enjoy your Trick-or-Treating this evening!


Halloween Safety Seminar — Sunday, October 26

We will be having our annual free Halloween Safety Seminar this coming Sunday, October 26, at 2:00pm.  We’ll be covering the American Red Cross guidelines for safe trick-or-treating together.

This special seminar is for all families who participate in trick-or-treating, and is especially worthwhile for parents or older children who will be supervising trick-or-treaters on Halloween.  We will also have special free healthy treat bags for the first 25 people to register, courtesy of Pratt’s Country Store.  We will have a sign-up sheet available at the school for you to register.  You do not have to be a current student at Broadway Family Karate to participate in this special seminar.

Family and friends are welcome to come with you for this special seminar.  Please wear your Halloween costume if you possibly can.

Participation in the Halloween Safety Seminar will count for 2 Class Credits.


One Step Workshops Sunday, October 19

We will be holding a series of One Step Workshops for both Fundamentals and Honors students this coming Sunday, October 19.  These workshops will meet on the following schedule:

1:00pm — Fundamentals Students — Self-Defense Kata #1, and all 3 One Steps from this pattern.

1:45pm — Intermediate Honors Students (Sr. Yellow-Blue) — Ch’on-Ji Hyung, and all 3 One Steps from this pattern.

2:30pm — Advanced Honors Students (Sr. Blue-Sr. Red) — Joong-Gun Hyung, and all 3 One Steps from this pattern.

3:15pm — Honors Black Belts — Bassai Hyung and all 3 One Steps from this pattern;  all 3 Rokushaku Bo One Steps.

2 Class Credits for all participants.  Please register at the school if you plan to participate.


Lessons Resume Today, Wednesday, October 15.

Just a reminder with the conclusion of the Knox County Schools Fall Break, lessons will resume on their normal schedule today, Wednesday, October 15.  See you in class!


School Closed for Fall Break

Our school will be closed in conformity with the Knox County Schools Fall Break from Saturday through Tuesday, October 11-14.  No lessons will meet on these days.  Lessons will resume on our normal schedule Wednesday, October 15.

Enjoy your Fall Break!


Honors Program Workshop: Board Breaking Sunday, October 5

We will be having a special Honors Program Workshop on Board Breaking this coming Sunday, October 5.  Sessions will meet on the following schedule:

1:00pm — Junior Honors (ages 6-8)

2:00pm — Pre-Teen Honors (ages 9-12)

3:00pm — Teen & Adult Honors (ages 13+)

Please bring your rebreakable board to the workshop.  Participation will count for 2 Class Credits.  Please register at the school if you plan to attend.


Master Class Seminars Schedule Friday & Saturday

Just a reminder that we will be having our Master Class Seminars this weekend, and we will be on a changed lesson schedule in consequence.  Lessons will meet as follows:

Friday:  Tigers at 4:30pm;  Honors and Fundamentals students at 5:00pm.  Teen & Adult students will have a Kata workshop with Master Yates at 7:00pm.

Saturday:  We will be at First Lutheran School.  “Things You Must Know About Sparring” Seminar will start at 9:00am;  Rokushaku Bo Seminar will begin at 1:00pm.  Regular lessons will not meet on this day.


Autumn Term Patterns Workshop Sunday, September 27

Just a reminder that we will be having our Autumn Term Patterns Workshops this Sunday, September 27.  We’ll look at your patterns as a whole, as well as working with performance and application of selected techniques — things that are new or particularly challenging.  The workshops will take place on the following schedule:

1:00pm:  Fundamentals Students — Self-Defense Kata #1

1:45pm:  Intermediate Honors Students (Sr. Yellow-Blue) — Ch’on-Ji Hyung

2:30pm:  Advanced Honors Students (Sr. Blue-Sr. Red) — Joong-Gun Hyung

3:15pm:  Black Belt Honors Students (all ranks) — Bassai Hyung, Chul-Gi Hyung

Please register at the school if you plan to attend.  Participation will count for 2 Class Credits.


Orientation Meeting Saturday, September 13

We will be having a special Orientation Meeting for new students and parents this Saturday, September 13, at 2:30pm.  We will go over together how both the Tigers and Fundamentals programs work, including how you earn achievement stripes, and how you earn advancement to a new belt rank.

Please register at the school if you plan to attend.  Participation counts for 2 Class Credits.