Academy Events

COME JOIN US & BECOME A PART OF OUR MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY!

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES:

BUDDY DAY--SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH (YOUTH @ 11:15 A.M./12 & UP @ 12:15 P.M.)

BRING A PAL TO CLASS FOR OUR NINJA WARRIOR DAY WITH REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW!

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JUDO CLINIC--SUNDAY, MARCH 11TH (1 P.M. TO 4 P.M.)

ALL ACADEMY JUDOKAS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THIS ACTION-PACKED TECHNICAL TRAINING SESSION.  COMPLIMENTARY SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR CLINIC PARTICIPANTS.

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MARTIAL ARTS EXAMINATIONS--APRIL & MAY

BUSHIDO NUNCHAKU TEST--SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH (1:30 TO 2:30 P.M.)

KIMUDO COLOR BELT TEST--SUNDAY, MAY 6TH (2 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M.)

EXAM PAPERS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO ALL ELIGIBLE STUDENTS.  KEEP PRACTICING!


 TRAINING TIME:                                                                                

pagodaDRAGON KIDO'S LARGE DOJANG IS LOCATED ON THE LOWER LEVEL IN COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH'S FULL-SIZE, CLIMATE-CONTROLLED GYM.  ACADEMY MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO BRING IN A FRIEND & NEW STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO TRY A FREE CLASS.  

DISCOVER THE EXCITING WORLD OF MARTIAL ARTS AT DKAMA.  VISIT US AND REGISTER FOR ANY OF OUR POPULAR PROGRAMS, INCLUDING OUR SEASONAL PUNCH CARDS, DISCOUNTED MONTHLY STAR PASS AND KIDO SQUAD MEMBERSHIPS, OR OUR THREE VALUE-PRICED CUSTOM PACKAGES:  WARRIOR COMBO, SUPREME SAMURAI, AND EMPEROR'S CIRCLE.  CLICK ON OUR SCHEDULE & SPECIAL OFFERS TABS FOR DAYS, TIMES & AFFORDABLE PRICING.


CHARACTER CONCEPT OF THE MONTH :

DRAGON KIDO AUTHENTIC MARTIAL ARTS EMPHASIZES THE DEVELOPMENT OF  IMPORTANT MENTAL AND MORAL ATTRIBUTES, ALONG WITH THE ATTAINMENT OF ADVANCED PHYSICAL SKILLS.    

DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL, OUR MARTIAL ARTS STUDENTS ARE FOCUSING ON INTEGRATING COURAGE INTO THEIR TRAINING AND DAILY LIVES.  HOW HAVE YOU CHALLENGED YOURSELF LATELY?  ENTER OUR RAFFLE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN AN AWESOME PRIZE!      

ARE YOU SEEKING OUT OPPORTUNITIES TO DEMONSTRATE THE CHARACTER IT REALLY TAKES TO BECOME A BLACK BELT?


KODOKAN JUDO:

randori WANT TO LEARN HOW TO FLY?  GIVE JUDO A TRY!

JUDO IS THE 2ND MOST POPULAR SPORT IN THE WORLD & WE OFFER IT ON FRIDAY NIGHTS.  STUDENTS MAY SIGN UP FOR KIDO SQUAD, OUR DISCOUNTED MONTHLY JUDO MEMBERSHIP, OR ENROLL IN THE WARRIOR COMBO OR EMPEROR'S CIRCLE CUSTOM PACKAGES, WHICH PAIR JUDO WITH KIMUDO & BUSHIDO WEAPONRY TOO.

CLASSES START AT 6:00 P.M. AND INCLUDE HIGH-ENERGY WORKOUTS, FOLLOWED BY THROWING, FALLING & GRAPPLING TRAINING.  BOTH STANDING AND GROUND RANDORI ARE PRACTICED TOO.  C'MON, BE A MEMBER OF OUR FEARLESS SQUAD!


BLACK BELT CLUB:

RESERVE YOUR SPOT ASAP FOR OUR UPCOMING BLUE MAN GROUP OUTING.  DISCOUNTED TICKET QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED & GOING FAST! 

ALSO, ALL BLACK BELTS SHOULD CONFIRM THEIR AVAILABILITY TO SIT ON THE COLOR BELT EXAMINATION TESTING BOARD ON SUNDAY, MAY 6TH.  ADDITIONAL DETAILS ABOUT BOTH EVENTS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL.


YOUTH PROGRAMMING:

ShinobiDO YOU KNOW THE ABC'S OF MARTIAL ARTS?  THE STUDENTS IN OUR SATURDAY 11:15 A.M. KIDS KARATE CLASS ARE LEARNING ALL ABOUT THEM WHILE PLAYING FUN MARTIAL ARTS GAMES.  GUESS WHICH LETTER WE'RE GOING TO HIGHLIGHT THIS UPCOMING WEEK. . .

ACCEPT OUR GUARDIAN FOO DOG'S CHALLENGE TO SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS AND COLLECT SHINY STARS REDEEMABLE FOR LOTS OF COOL STUFF.  SO FAR, WONG'S WARRIORS HAVE REACHED STAGE 8! 


BLACK BELT SERVICE:

THERE'S NO BETTER TIME THAN THE PRESENT TO WORK ON FULFILLING YOUR BLACK BELT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS.  BUILD UP YOUR MARTIAL ARTS RESUME BY PARTICIPATING IN ACADEMY ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS:

*STEWARDSHIP*CATEGORY 1--PARADES, COMMUNITY EVENTS, SCHOOL TOURNAMENTS, DEMOS;

*SUPPORT*CATEGORY 2--BRING-A-BUDDY CLASSES, FOOD DRIVES, GYM CLEAN UPS, MAT CREW;

*SOCIAL*CATEGORY 3--ICE CREAM SOCIALS, ACADEMY PICNICS, DONUT DAYS & MOVIE MATINEES.

THUMBS UP TO ALL WHO DONATED TO OUR ACADEMY'S FOOD DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE SOUTH ELGIN PANTRY AND YOUR MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE CORBELLA CLINIC.  YOUR TEAMWORK & GENEROSITY ARE APPRECIATED!


PRO SHOP:

uniformOUR PRO SHOP  FEATURES ASSORTED UNIFORMS, PATCHES, DKAMA TIE DYE TEES, SPARRING GEAR SETS, MOUTH GUARDS & CASES, HEAVY-DUTY EQUIPMENT BAGS, AND A VARIETY OF WEAPONS.   WE ALSO CARRY JUDO DVDs, MARTIAL ARTS BOOKS, AND 3D WOODEN DRAGON PUZZLES.  

ACADEMY ATTIRE  BLACK MARTIAL ARTS UNIFORMS ARE PERMITTED FOR TRAINING AT DRAGON KIDO, BUT WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS WITH THE OFFICIAL PATCHES AFFIXED MUST ALWAYS BE WORN FOR TOURNAMENTS AND EXAMINATIONS.  IF YOU NEED A NEW ONE, SIMPLY INQUIRE AT THE DESK, EITHER BEFORE OR AFTER CLASS, AND WE'LL SUIT YOU UP.  FOR REGULAR KIMUDO CLASSES DURING THE WARMER SUMMER MONTHS FROM MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY, OUR SUMMER UNIFORM IS ALLOWED--MARTIAL ARTS PANTS & BELT WITH A DRAGON KIDO TEE.

SAVE YOURSELF SOME CASH AND PICK UP YOUR STASH AT THE PRO SHOP TODAY!


DKAMA BIRTHDAYS:

PLEASE JOIN GRANDMASTER HUTSON IN WISHING THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF OUR ACADEMY A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

MARCH--ISAIAH

APRIL--LEVI, RALPH, JENNA, STEVEN & VJ                                   


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