Keegan took his second test on November 5th and showed how hard he works at his karate. Here he is with his new kukyu (2 tips) certificate. Congratulations Keegan!
On October 24th, Josh took his third and final brown belt test and showed just how hard he’s been working over the past few months. His kata was solid and he endured a lively sparring round with three black belt opponents. He’s now on his way to preparing for the big one – his first degree black belt. Congratulations Josh!
Here is Faustina with her newly-earned junior yellow belt and certificate. As usual, she came in well prepared and passed her test easily with a solid performance. Congratulations, Faustina!
Here is Emma with her newly-earned junior orange belt and certificate. Emma is a very hard worker and showed some great techniques on her test. Now she’s on her way to blue belt. Congratulations Emma!
On June 25th, Claire took and passed her second test and was promoted to 2-Tips. She did an outstanding job on all the material and showed what good karate is all about. Congratulations, Claire.
On July 2nd, Kalvin passed his second test and showed some strong techniques. Now he’s working towards his next rank. Here he is with his certificate. Great job, Kalvin!
May 30 and the much anticipated brown-striped white belt test began. Only the second time at Odayaka has someone gotten this far in the Little Dragons and Elizabeth wasn’t going to tarnish the history of that accomplishment. She nailed it! Excellent techniques, combinations and some good sparring against tough opponents. Congratulations, Elizabeth.
May 14th, Adriana took and passed her 2-Tips test. She exhibited some excellent techniques, being extremely careful to do each movement with near perfect execution. Congratulations, Adriana.
May 7th, Deacon took his second test and passed it with some really good techniques and a lot of enthusiasm. And now he’s on toward the next step. Here he is with his certificate. Great job, Deacon.
Below is the Tai Chi class schedule for the next few weeks before the summer break.
- Wednesday, May 8
- Monday, May 13
- Monday, May 20
- Wednesday, May 29
- Monday, June 3
Classes will resume in September after school starts. More information coming soon. Enjoy the summer!
April 30, Tim passed his third test and was promoted to shichikyu. Tim has come back with a vengeance and trains regularly, works hard when he’s at the dojo and tries to perfect his techniques. All that showed during his test. Congratulations, Tim.