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2014 New England Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 9:50am — webmaster
For the second consecutive year, the New England Regional Black Belt Camp was held at the picturesque campus of Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts, over the weekend of May 30th to June 1st. The College was founded in 1885 and is the birthplace of both Basketball and Volleyball. The campus, steeped in history and tradition, made the perfect setting for a weekend of Tang Soo Do learning.

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2014 Southeastern Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 7:46pm — webmaster
On the weekend of April 25th  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 Trussville, Alabama.  As always, it was a great opportunity to renew friendships, test ourselves and strengthen our Tang Soo spirit.

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The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 4

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:03am — Grandmaster

The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 4

In part 4 of our series on the Art of Dae Ryun, I want to discuss Da Soo Dae Ryun or group sparring in more detail. To do this, we need to break down Da Soo Dae Ryun into three (3) basic categories.

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2014 APTSDF TAC Tour - The Art of Dae Ryun (Building the Foundation)

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:00pm — webmaster

This year’s Technical Advisory Committee’s “TAC” Tour was the best to date. The tour which was conducted by Grandmaster John St. James, 8th Dan and Senior Master Michael Jett, 5th Dan started in early February in Louisiana and just wrapped up a week ago in Lindale, Texas. During the four (4) week seminar tour, Kwan Jang Nim and Master Jett taught 435 students from eleven (11) different states making this year’s tour over 100 students larger than any tour before it.

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The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 3

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 7:39pm — Grandmaster

The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 3

In part 3 of our series on the Art of Dae Ryun, I want to discuss Ja Yu Dae Ryun or free sparring in more detail. To do this, we need to break down Ja Yu Dae Ryun into three (3) basic categories. 

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The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 2

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 3:32pm — Grandmaster

The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation, Part 2

In part 2 of our series on the Art of Dae Ryun, I want to discuss Yak Sok Dae Ryun or pre-arranged sparring in more detail. To do this, we need to break down Yak Sok Dae Ryun into three basic categories.

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The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 12:00am — Grandmaster

The Art of Dae Ryun - Building the Foundation

In this series, we are going to explore the art of Dae Ryun (sparring) and why it is a critical part of your Tang Soo Do training.

When speaking about Dae Ryun, it is important to understand that there are many different types of Dae Ryun.

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2013 Southwestern Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 10:25pm — webmaster
"Tang Soo Do Rocks the South Plains"
“Tang Soo!” was heard shouted across the South Plains the weekend of November 15, 2013.  The weekend began with a Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt Test) and followed by the 1st ever Southwestern Regional Championships, a grand reopening of the recently expanded regional school West Texas Karate, a Leadership Seminar, a Certified Instructor Training (CIT) examination, and an instructor clinic. All events were hosted by West Texas Karate in Lubbock, Texas. The events were complemented by Lubbock hospitality to the many visiting students, instructors, school owners, masters, and of course Grandmaster John St. James.

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2013 APTSDF Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 10:38pm — webmaster

The Southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its annual Instructor’s Symposium and Black Belt Camp on the weekend of November 1 – 3, 2013. Everything was held once again at Camp ASCCA in Jackson’s Gap, AL. The Instructor Training Symposium (ITS) & Camp started on Friday morning November 1st at 9am.  We had over 170 Masters, instructors, and instructor trainees coming together for the weekend to learn, grow, and share.

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2013 New England Regional Championships

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 3:32pm — webmaster
The New England Regional Championships and the Fall Dan Shim Sa (black belt test) for the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation were held on the weekend of October 18-19.  These events were held at Great Bay Karate in Dover, New Hampshire.  It was honor to have Kwan Jang Nim St. James and Master Deborah Jett fly up from Georgia to attend these events again this year.
 
There were about 100 students competing in this year’s tournament.  Our black belt competition was a great start to this year’s events.  Mr. David Ferri, a Cho Dan, from Rivera Tang Soo Do won the men’s grand champion cup while Ms. Haley McClure, an E Dan, from Taenamu Tang Soo Do won the women’s grand champion cup.  Both grand champion winners were from Connecticut this year.

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