The Chul-Gi kata originated in China hundreds of years ago. This kata traveled from china to Okinawa, Japan, and Korea under different names like Nifanchin, Naichanchin, Tekki, and Chul-Gi. This ancient form was the first kata students would learn, when starting martial arts in Okinawa. Sometimes this was the only kata students would learn. The Chul-Gi one kata has everything you need for true self protection. It teaches you kicks, strikes, locks, holds, throws, and take down
As many of you know, Tae Kwon Do: Korean Karate is based on ancient self-defense techniques and, like most martial arts, advancement and acknowledgment is achieved through a colored belt ranking system. On June 7th, 2016, there will be a belt test and Karate exhibition for Mission Students, which will be an opportunity to demonstrate their newly learned Martial Arts skills to their family and friends, but to improve their rank in the World Martial Arts Association. The WMAA i
It has come to my attention (again) that not enough youths today have seen this classic movie so.......
On Sunday May 21st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm (approximately) we will be holding a Mission Movie and a Date Night! We will be watching and discussing "The Goonies" (PG) , where in order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure! We will be serving un-buttered popcorn and water with an added bonus! This time we
Saturday May 5th - Spring Tournament It's tournament time again! Our bi-annual tournament, where students compete against each other in forms and sparring, is open to all students from white to 3rd degree Black Belt. Attendees are split up into brackets containing students their age and approximate rank and compete in forms and sparring. White belts compete in three-step sparring and freestyle sparring is for colored belts. All younger children (5-6) will receive medals for