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Black Belt requirements

Kid Martial Arts Curriculum The following are black belt requirements for students to master in order to earn black belt at GB Martial Arts.  Life Skills I teach one of the following topics in classes leading up to belt testing.  These lessons are presented mainly to introduce ideas and create a jumping off point for […]






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Steve Giroux awarded 7th degree black belt

Congratulations to my brother Steve who was promoted to 7th degree black belt at this years’ Chun Kuk Do International Training Conference held in Las Vegas, NV.  Steve is one a a few black belts in our organization to be awarded this master level belt.  It is a high honor reserved for those who have […]






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T-shirt and Sweatshirts order part II

Hi Everybody.  Pls shoot me an email if you would like to order a school t-shirt or sweatshirt.  I had several families that missed the last order so will be making a second one in May.  Deadline for this order will be May 10th.  Thx.  Jeff






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Classes for Monday, February 11 2013 are NOT cancelled

Hi Everyone:   I think today’s school cancellation is more due to digging out than driving conditions so I’m going to hv classes tonight, Mon 2.11.13 as normal.  If temps go down driving will probably be icy so if that occurs pls play it safe and don’t make the ride down.  I was at the […]






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February School News

A few announcements/reminders for ya.   – Pee Wee karate – this Saturday 1/26 from 11.30-12noon will be the first of my winter pee wee classes.  This is  3 and 4 year olds and will be held on the last Saturday of each month.  If planning on attending w/ your preschooler pls drop me a […]






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School closing & next belt test

Hi Everyone: Just a quick reminder that the school will be closed during the holiday break. (Mon 12/24 through Tues 1/1/13)   Classes the following week of 1/7 will be “review” for my next belt test.  If you would like to double up during review please feel free.  The dates for testing are: – White […]






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October November kid martial arts notes

email sent to families 10.22.12 Hi Everyone:   A few notes for ya… – Belt testing is going to be the week of 10/29 (next week) – lower belts during class and green/red/black on Sat 11/3 8am-10am; NOTE – no kids class on Halloween 10/31. – FREE women’s self defense class – I’m going to be […]






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Summer kid karate in Glastonbury CT – news and summer camp information

Most of us parents have summers that are filled w/ camps, vacations, and summer fun.  For some families July and August are two months to change up the routine.  Or maybe do away with a weekly routine all together.  But for others the summer adds a lot of hours to fill with the kids.  If […]






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Winter 2011/2012 notes

–          Pee Wee karate sessions for 3 and 4 year olds will be held in Jan and Feb.  The sessions are for the little guys/gals to try out martial arts.  I run them 3 Saturdays in a row for 30 mins each.  Jan dates are 1/14, 1/21/, and 1/28.  Feb dates are 2/17, 2/24, and […]






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Fall 2011 class info

Classes are filling up but spaces are available.  If your child is interested in joining the program please call for latest schedule and to arrange for a free, trial class. Heads up on for current student/families – 1.  Thurs 5.30-6.15pm class will start up the first week of October.  This class will be mainly focused […]






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