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2016 Southeast Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Sun, 05/15/2016 - 6:41pm — webmaster


On the weekend of April 15-16, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its spring cycle Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt test) and review, as well as its annual championships in Trussville, Alabama. Over 70 Black Belts and Cho Dan Bo (Black Belt Candidates) tested or reviewed at the Trussville Civic Center on Friday night April 15th. Two hundred and twenty (220) competitors gathered the next day with over 500 people in attendance at the same facility for the regional championships.

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Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation 2016 TAC Tour - A Real Deal Experience

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:40pm — webmaster

The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation concluded its nearly three month long 2016
national Technical Advisory Committee tour (TAC tour) on March 26, 2016 in Dover, NH. This
was the 6th annual TAC Tour presented by the APTSDF, and its most successful by far.

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2015 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Southwest Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:55pm — webmaster

Largest Championship in the Region

The Southwest Region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation held its 3rd annual Dan Shim Sa (black belt test) and Championships November 13-15. Kwan Jang Nim St. James, International Master Deborah Jett, and Senior Master Michael Jett traveled from Atlanta, Georgia to help host activities. Senior Master Mark Farquharson traveled from Aurora, Colorado to help as well. Regional school owners and their students from Thunderbird Martial Arts, Albuquerque, NM; Colorado Tang Soo Do, Aurora, CO; Abilene Karate Academy, Abilene, TX; and DFW Tang Soo Do, Ft. Worth, TX; made the trip to participate. West Texas Karate, Lubbock, TX, hosted the weekend’s events.

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2015 Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 9:46am — webmaster
Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation
Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp
November 6th, 7th and 8th 2015
 
By: Deborah Jett, 6th Dan
 

As I sit down to write this article about another

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2015 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Southwest Regional Leadership Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 4:07pm — webmaster

The Southwest Region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation hosted its first Leadership Camp from June 12-14. The Leadership Camp was held at Plains Baptist Assembly in Floydada, Texas with 75 in attendance, including masters, instructors, instructor assistants, and students from the region. The weekend was kicked off with a dan shim sa (black belt test) on Friday night. While the dan shim sa was taking place, non-testers enjoyed an early dinner, and training in open hand forms and hand techniques. This first year’s theme was, “Build. Grow. Lead.” as the region focused on building and growing future leaders of the Federation.

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2015 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation New England Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Sun, 06/14/2015 - 8:46pm — webmaster
Mind. Body. Spirit. These three words are carved into the stone that make up part of the red brick edifice of the Judd Gym our weekend Dojang at Springfield College. While it could never have been envisaged how appropriate a motto it would be when the building was constructed in 1894, it was a fitting reminder on entry for the New England Tang Soo Do students who worked out here for the 2015 New England Regional Black Belt Camp. For the last three years we have been blessed to have the backdrop and use of the facilities of Springfield College for our camp and with the fine weather we have been accustomed to on this particular weekend of the year, the picturesque campus has been an excellent temporary home for us.

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2015 Southeast Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:57pm — webmaster
On the weekend of May 24th – 26th, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its spring cycle Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt test) and review, as well as its annual championships in Flowery Branch, Georgia. As always, it was a great opportunity to renew friendships, test ourselves and strengthen our Tang Soo spirit.

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2014 Southwestern Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:52pm — webmaster
"Tang Soo Do Rocks the South Plains Again!"
“Tang Soo!” was heard shouted across the South Plains starting on November 20th and going right through the weekend of November 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2014. The actual festivities started with a Leadership escrima class taught by International Master Debbie Jett, 6th Dan to well over 50 attendees. This class was followed by a Leadership presentation to an equal sized group of students and parents by Grandmaster St. James and covered lessons he has learned from a lifetime of leading.

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2014 Southeast Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:40pm — webmaster
The Southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its annual Instructor’s Symposium, Black Belt Camp, and Dan Shim Sa on the weekend of November 7 – 9, 2014. Everything was held once again at Camp ASCCA in Jackson’s Gap, AL. The Instructor Training Symposium (ITS) & Camp started on Friday morning November 7th at 9am. We had 200 Masters, instructors, instructor trainees & students coming together for the weekend to learn, grow, and share.

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2014 New England Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:27am — webmaster
The Saturday following Columbus Day means two things to us Tang Soo Do practitioners in New England. Epic scenery from the changing foliage and the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation’s Regional Tournament and Black Belt test. Once more we headed to the picturesque town of Dover, New Hampshire home of Great Bay Tang Soo Do. Great Bay has been the host for the last three regional tournaments, but this year’s edition was more poignant after an environmental incident at the building the school was located in rendered the old studio unusable and forced Great Bay to move to new premises barely six weeks before they were due to host the tournament. Great Bay’s students rose to the occasion cleaning and decorating the new space, moving all the furniture and equipment from the old studio and setting everything up in time that only one week of classes were lost to the whole ordeal and the studio was fit for purpose in time.

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