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Orientation Meeting: Saturday, June 16 at 10:00am

We will be having an Orientation Meeting for new students and their families on Saturday, June 16, at 10:00am.

Open to all new students and families — and especially recommended for Parents.  We will go over the details of the Fundamentals and Tigers programs, including earning achievement stripes and belt rank advancement.  You’ll also be able to ask any questions that you may have.  We’ll also discuss the basics of how the Honors Program works, and how students qualify for membership.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer:  MAIA Orientation Flyer June 2018

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


Lessons at Adair Park: Sunday, June 3

We will be having special outdoor lessons this Sunday, June 3, at Adair Park.  Lessons will meet on the normal Sunday schedule.

You won’t need your uniform for this — please wear a t-shirt, trousers, and shoes.  Bring some water with you as well.

Participation in this event will count for 2 Class Credits.  Parents must be with students during the event.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer:  workout in park flyer June 3, 2018

Please Note:  This event is “Weather Permitting”.  In the event of rain, lessons will meet at our school on the normal schedule.


Spring Term Fun Week Schedule: May 14-20

Just a reminder that with the end of the Spring Term, Fun Week will be this week — Monday through Sunday, May 14-20.  Regular lessons will not meet during this week.  We will have Introductory Lessons, Make Up Lessons, and Family Conferences by appointment during this week.

For the complete Fun Week Schedule, please follow this link:  Fun Week May 2018


Last Day for Spring Term Promotion Exams: Friday, May 11

Just a reminder that today — Friday, May 11 — is the final day for Promotion Exams for the Spring Term 2018.  If you have not completed your exam yet, you can do so today.  Please come to your normal lesson today to complete your exam.  Lesson times are as follows:

3:30pm — Tigers

4:00pm — Fundamentals students (all ages)

4:45pm — Honors students (all ages)

If you are unable to complete your Promotion Exam today, please contact our school regarding setting up a “make up” session next week, during Fun Week.


Exam Preparation Camp: Sunday, May 6

We will have a special Exam Preparation Camp for all students this Sunday, May 6.

This camp is to prepare for the Spring Term Promotion Exams coming up in our lessons the week of May 7-11.  This camp will give you a little extra preparation for the promotion exams, so that you will be able to do your very best.  We will review the exam skills together during these sessions.  Participation counts for 2 Class Credits.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer, including session times:  Preparation_Camp_Spring_2018_Flyer

Please register at the school, or contact us by phone or email if you plan to participate in the Exam Preparation Camp.


Make Up Camp: Saturday, April 28

We will have a special Make Up Camp for all Fundamentals and Honors students this Saturday, April 28.

This camp is to help our students who may have gotten a little behind on their lessons over the Spring Term to get caught back up.  As part of this camp, we will also be doing make up tests for achievement stripes for students who may be eligible.  Participation will count for 2 Class Credits.

Please register at the school, or get in touch by phone or email if you plan to participate.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer, including times:  Make Up Camp April 28, 2018


Orientation Meeting: Saturday, April 21 at 10:00am

We will be having an Orientation Meeting for new students and their families this Saturday, April 21, at 10:00am.

Open to new students and families — and especially recommended for parents.  We will go over the details of the Fundamentals and Tigers Programs, including earning achievement stripes and belt rank advancement.  You’ll also be able to ask any questions that you may have.  We’ll also discuss the basics of how the Honors Program works, and how students qualify for membership.

I encourage all our new students, parents and families to come if at all possible.  Attendance will count for 2 Class Credits.  Please register at the school or contact us by phone or email if you plan to attend.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer:  MAIA Orientation Flyer April 2018


Lessons at Adair Park: Sunday, April 15

We will be having special outdoor lessons at Adair Park this coming Sunday, April 15.  Lessons will meet on the normal Sunday schedule.

You won’t need your uniform for this — please wear a t-shirt, trousers and shoes.  Bring some water with you as well.

Participation will count for 2 Class Credits.  Parents must be with students during the event.

Please follow this link for your information flyer:  workout in park flyer April 15, 2018

This event is weather permitting.  In the event of rain, lessons will meet at our school on the normal schedule.


Special Training Workshops: Saturday, April 14

We have been invited to participate in some special training workshops on Saturday, April 14.

These workshops are suitable for Pre-Teen Fundamentals and Honors students (ages 9-12) and Teen & Adult Fundamentals and Honors students (ages 13+).

The workshops will be on Close Quarters Striking;  Tactical Kicking;  Weapons Defense;  and Little Man Isshin-ryu Karate.

Please follow this link to download your information flyer and registration form:  2018_Satori_Ryu_Budo_Hall_of_Fame_Flyer_and_Registration

Participation will count for 3 Class Credits.  Please let me know if you have any questions about whether these workshops will be suitable for you.


Adult Self-Defense Partners Workshop: Saturday, March 24

We will be offering an Adult Self-Defense Partners Workshop on Saturday, March 24, at 3:00pm

During this workshop, we will introduce you and your partner to some simple self-defense basics for adults.  This workshop will be structured for beginners — no previous experience needed.  We will be learning and practicing a set of simple, flexible self-defense skills from a standing position.  This will include guard positions, strikes, and tactical movement techniques.

Please bring an adult partner with you for the workshop.  Our objective is to teach you and your partner skills that you will be able to practice effectively together afterwards.

This workshop is for adults ages 18 and older.  Adolescent women under age 18 will be considered for participation on a case-by-case basis, and only with written parental permission.

Registration Deadline:  Thursday, March 22

Participation Fee:  $15 per Pair of Partners

Please follow this link to download your information flyer:  Adult Self-Defense Workshop Info Flyer March 2018

Please follow this link to download your Adult registration form:  Adult Self-Defense Workshop March 2018 Registration Form Adult

Please follow this link to download your Minor registration form:  Adult Self-Defense Workshop March 2018 Registration Form Minor

Please contact our school if you have any questions about this workshop.  See you there!