Vernon's Professional Personal Development Martial Arts StudioSUMMER 2014
Silent Auction Fund Raiser
Sensei and 21 Vernon Black Belts will be traveling to Okinawa, Japan in July 2015. We have in the past and will continue to help make this trip possible through fund raising. With that in mind, the black belts will be hosting our
2nd Annual Silent Auction/Wine and Cheese on Friday, November 21st.
Your support of these students through an auction donation is greatly appreciated and provides positive exposure for your company. Please speak with Sensei or Sempai Sue regarding donations. Tickets for this event are now on sale at the dojo!
Happy Birthday in July
Shane Brooks; LeeAnn Louis; Niko Martselos; Wilf Haak; Alex Saxton; Ian Boucher; Glen Kulak; Carter Scott; Alex Tobler; Taliesan Orosz; Declan Hardy; Aidan Oliphant; Rick McIsaac; Megan Stevens; Madison Vranesic
Happy Birthday in August
Nathan vanderMolen; Finnian Schellenberg; Tessa Gough; Rowan Smith; Kayla McIntyre; Johann Barnard; Jordan Lorinczi; Ethan Dauncey-Elmer; Justice Cardiff; Ethan Clancy; Shane Andrews; Ronan Boyle; Matthew Hill-Turner
Our next belt testings will be held on:
Friday, July 18th, 2014 (Adults)
Saturday, July 19th, 2014 (Kids)
(check your grading invitation for times and payment due date) *Full gi’s with crest must be worn at gradings*
The class schedule for July and August is now available in the lobby and on our website. Students may pick any two classes per week appropriate to their belt color. Please remember to bring running shoes to class as we will be heading outside as much as possible. Don’t forget to lather on that sunscreen. Students may wear a plain white t. shirt or karate shirt in lieu of gi jackets for the months of July and August only. Please do not wear tank tops or t. shirts with logos.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
the Dojo will be CLOSED
June 30th & July 01st – Canada Day
July 22nd, 23rd & 24th – Sport Karate Camp
August 4th – B.C. Day
Super Soaker Saturday
coming to Polson Park on August 16th @ 11am. Bring your family, grab your super soaker and join the fun!!
Board Breaking Day
We will be having a board breaking seminar at the dojo in August. Watch the board for details!!
Karate Summer Camp 2014
The camp is just around the corner so if you are attending please ensure you have all of your sparring gear and weapons, including Eku ready to go. Beautiful Texada Island is the location this summer with camp being held at Texada Elementary School 106B Waterman Ave. This year’s camp features many special guest instructors. We look forward to an "epic" camp!!
We will be holding kama seminars on Friday, August 8th at the dojo. All adult students are eligible and children 9 and up. Kids sessions will run from 10-11:30am & noon-1:30pm (depending on belt level). The adult session will run from 6:30 – 8pm. Kama will be supplied for this event. Cost is $35 and space is limited so sign up with Sempai Sue today.
Karate at the Park
The following dates we will be enjoying karate classes at Sawicki Park which is located straight up Middleton Way from the dojo. You may bring your bo and eku to the park, do not bring nunchaku. Please check the Karate in the Park class schedule posted in the lobby as it is different from our summer schedule.
July 16th & 17th, August 13th & 14th, 27th & 28th