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MAY NEWS

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7th   Parent's Night Out

 

7th   Mother's Day Special Class 

 

19th   Apple Day – come to class, get a bowl of fruit!

 

28th - 30th Closed for Memorial Day weekend - re-opening on Tuesday

 

31st First Day of Optional Summer T-Shirt Uniform




COMING UP IN JUNE 

DOJO Family Day Picnic – Sunday, June 5th

 

Summer Daytime Classes added – June 14th

 

Father's Day Class with Child – Saturday, June 18th

 

Children's Summer Camp Begins – June 20th  

 

 

KIDS ADVANCED WEAPONS CLASSES


For the whole month of April, the Weapons class will be working on Bo skills.  In this month’s class we will cover the proper use of the Bo.  Children who are Black Belt Club members can attend the children’s Weapons class on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.


NEW ADULT SELF DEFENSE CLASS

Starting in April, we began offering a Wednesday night class in Self Defense for Teens and Adults at 7:30.  The class is designed for  Deputy Green Belts and higher to work on or get their Self Defense sets passed off for their next promotion. 


MAY IS MOTHER'S MONTH

In honor of Mother’s Day in May, we will be focusing on Women’s Self Defense in a new class on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.  Any Mom can come to that class for free the whole month.  You can wear regular clothes or  we will also provide any of our Moms with a new uniform as part of our gift.  Lots of women will be trying classes with you this month.  You’ve been thinking about it…so get started now.  WE would like for all of you to attend a special Mother and Child class on Saturday, May7th at 12:00 to earn your PINK BELT!! 


APPLE DAY is Thursday May 19th      

Come to class on Apple Day and fill your bowl with fruit after class.  We provide healthy snacks for all to sample!  So, skip the snack machine today and try a bowl of your favorite kind of fruit.


PARENT’S NIGHT OUT IN MAY

Parent’s Night out is Saturday, May 7th.  Watch for Details to follow in mid-April.  You won’t want to miss our fun night of Nerf Wars, Pizzas and Movies!  You parents all deserve a night off, so drop off the kids and have a great time while we entertain them.


OUR MOTHERS ARE SPECIAL MONTH - MAY

In honor of Mother’s Day in May, we will be focusing on Women’s Self Defense in all of our Adult beginner classes in addition to our regular Karate curriculum.  If you are a Mom of a current student, and you are not taking classes right now, can come for FREE for one month from the day you start as long as you begin classes within the month of May.  We will also provide them with a new uniform as part of our gift.  Lots of women will be trying classes with you this month.  You’ve been thinking about it…so get started now.  WE would like for all of you to attend a special Mother and Child class on Saturday, May 7th at 12:00 noon to earn your PINK BELT!!  This class was huge last year.  Come again if you did it last year, or come for your first time!  Spend this unique time with your child!



SUMMER UNIFORM  - starting soon

During the summer months at Karate International, you have the option of wearing your regular uniform or switching to our “t-shirt” uniform.  This uniform consists of a Karate International T-shirt, your gi pants and your belt.  You can wear this uniform from Tuesday, May 31st until Labor Day.  The only T-shirt you may wear with your gi pants is a Karate International T-shirt.  Warrior Challenge shirts are allowed as part of this uniform.  



SUMMER CAMP!

Have you signed up for Camp yet?  We have three camps this summer and we only take 20 children per camp.  So, if you want to enroll them in camp, pick up a flyer at the front desk, or visit our website to download a flyer.  The camps are not full at this point, but April is usually the month that it will begin to fill up!  The July Camp traditionally fills up fast!  You can find information about our camps at our front counter or on the website at www.RaleighKarate.com

 

DOJO PICNIC is Coming June 5th - 4pm to 7pm (NEW LOCATION!)

The Raleigh Karate International is having a Family Fun Day Picnic at Durant Nature Park!  We will have organized games and activities for the day.  When we get closer to the date you will be asked to bring side dishes and desserts to share.  Please also plan to bring your own drinks.  We will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, and paper products.  Please plan to bring any sporting equipment that you might want to use in the park. There is a Basketball and a Volleyball court as well as a field for other sports.  There is a great children’s playground and a lake for Fishing!   Bikes are okay too!  Durant Nature Park is accessible from Durant Road and is not far from the dojo!  Bring the whole family and any friends are welcome too!  

 

SUMMER DAYTIME CLASSES

Starting on Tuesday, June 14th, in addition to our regular class schedule, we will offer summer daytime classes for teens and children on Tuesdays and Thursdays.   The Little Samurai and children’s class will be at 12:30 p.m, and teen class is at 11:30 a.m.  The classes, although divided by age, will be for all belt levels.  We currently offer daytime classes for adults at 11:30am and 3:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, year round.