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2011 New England Regional Black Belt Camp & Dan Shim Sa

Mon, 07/04/2011 - 12:21pm — webmaster

The 2011 APTSDF New England Black Belt Camp took place May 13-15 at Camp Winadu in Pittsfield, MA.

Eight students took part in the Dan Shim Sa: 2 for Sam Dan, 2 for E Dan, 4 for Cho Dan. The Best Test award for youth went to Haley McClure of Southbury Academy of Karate. The Adult Best Test award was given to Noelle Drewicz of Cambridge Tang Soo Do.

During the Dan Shim Sa on Friday night, the rest of the group rotated through three exercises. Mr. Mark Farquarson, 4th Degree Black Belt worked with us on forms and flow sets, Ms. Kayla Turgeon led a drill on Tang Soo Do combinations, and Mr. O'Sullivan offered Ho Sin Sul techniques.

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2011 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Master's Clinic

Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:43pm — webmaster

The Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation, headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia recently hosted their annual Ko Dan Ja or Master’s Clinic. Masters and Master’s candidates from across the U.S. traveled to the annual Ko Dan Ja and spent four (4) days focusing on the history, tradition, culture, philosophy, and physical skills related to the ancient art of Tang Soo Do. The clinic took place from Thursday, March 24th to Sunday, March 27th at Federation headquarters in Suwanee.   

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2011 TAC Tour - The Art of Ho Sin Sul - Building The Foundation

Sun, 03/20/2011 - 10:28pm — webmaster

The Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation came together to kick-off its first ever TAC Tour of the Southeastern and Northeastern United States recently. Kwan Jang Nim John St. James, founder of the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation and Master James Allison, TAC Ho Sin Sul Coordinator joined forces for the three (3) week tour.  Master Allison in addition to being a 4th Dan Master instructor with the APTSDF is also the founder and president of the International Hapkido Sun Moo Kwan Association and an 8th Dan in Hapkido. The Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation and the International Hapkido Sun Moo Kwan Association are associated through the Asia Atlantic Alliance and work closely together. 

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2010 Aruba General Clinic

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 11:53am — webmaster

The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation recently conducted a two day advanced training symposium on the island of Aruba. Mr. Richard Vrolijk, E Dan – owner and Kyo Sa of Aruba Tang Soo Do hosted Kwan Jang Nim John St. James, the President and Founding Master of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation. 

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2010 Southeast Regional Black Belt Camp

Thu, 12/02/2010 - 4:43pm — webmaster

The Southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its annual black belt camp on the weekend of October 22-24, 2010. It was held at Camp ASCCA in Jackson’s Gap, AL, for the tenth time. Camp started on Friday evening with the fall black belt test. There were approximately fifty participants, almost all of whom exceeded their instructors’ expectations to make for a very successful exam. Best test went to Benjamin Leverett of Two Dragons Martial Arts for the children and Jackie Snezek of Karate World of North Georgia for the adults.

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2010 New England Regional Blackbelt Camp & Dan Shim Sa

Wed, 06/09/2010 - 9:34pm — webmaster

The 2010 Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation New England Black Belt Camp and Regional Dan Shim Sa took place over the May 21st-23rd weekend. This was the 4th annual event of its kind in the New England region. The setting was YMCA Camp Woodstock in the Northeastern hills of Connecticut, where the picturesque background set the stage for a wonderful and productive time. Some 20 test candidates brought their skills and talents to the test center on Friday evening and performed admirably for the test panel.

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2010 Southeast Regional Championships & Dan Shim Sa

Wed, 06/02/2010 - 6:44pm — webmaster

 

On the weekend of April 23-25, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its annual championships and spring cycle black belt test. The event was hosted by Mr. Randall Leverett of Amory, Mississippi, who was also among those testing for Sam Dan on Friday, April 23. Both the test and the tournament took place at the Hope Church in Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis Presley.

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2009 Southeast Regional Championships & Dan Shim Sa

Thu, 11/26/2009 - 2:14pm — webmaster
On the weekend of October 23-25, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its fall cycle Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt test) and review, as well as its annual championships in Trussville, Alabama. Over 100 Black Belts and Cho Dan Bo (Black Belt Candidates) tested or reviewed at the Trussville Athletics Center on Friday night October 23rd. Two hundred (200) plus competitors gathered the next day, October 24th at the same facility for the regional championships.

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2009 New England Regional Championships

Sun, 11/01/2009 - 1:26pm — webmaster

The Fall New England Regional APTSDF Dan Shim Sa took place on Friday, October 9th at the Southbury Academy of Karate in picturesque Southbury, Connecticut. The Regional Championships proceeded the very next day with participant ranks ranging from tiny tigers and pee wees all the way to senior black belts. Both events took place with high expectations which were both met and exceeded in a seamless fashion. 

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Vision Tour 2009

Thu, 10/15/2009 - 8:36pm — webmaster

Two martial arts Federation founders from across the world came together to kick-off Kwan Jang Nim John St. James’s Vision Tour of the Southeastern and Northeastern United States recently. Kwan Jang Nim St. James, founder of the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation and Kwan Jang Nim Stephen Washington of the Asia Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation joined forces for the nearly three week tour.

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