Kids Belt Testing

April 2016 Kids Belt Testing
We’re so proud of all the students that participated in our April Belt Grading. Your hard work and perseverance were truly inspiring. Keep up the outstanding effort and congratulations once again.
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April 2016 Adult Belt Testing

Congratulations to all of our adult and teen students who tested and were promoted at our recent belt grading this past night. Your hard work and dedication preparing for this exam was clearly evident in your performance. Thank you for putting so much into your training. Omedeto gozaimasu!

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KARATEbyJesse in Massachusetts

It was an AWESOME weekend of training with our special guest, Sensei Jesse Enkamp, a.k.a. the original Karate Nerd. Our gratitude goes out to Jesse for running such creative and thought-provoking seminars, as well as to all his friends and supports who came from near and far to train with him. It was an honor to meet and train alongside everyone in the spirit of karate-do. Special thanks again to Sempai Rick Karlberg for helping make the weekend with Jesse a reality here in Massachusetts. Arigato gozaimashita!

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Budo International Magazine

It was great to see our newly expanded dojo featured in an ad for Budo International Magazine. Zebra Mats, maker of the best martial arts training flooring chose our dojo to promote their state-of-the-art training surface – pretty cool! A special thank you to Evan Pantazi-sensei for all of his support.

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Junior Black Belt Grading 2016

Congratulations to the first five Junior Black Belts recipients of the Shiseikan. We are so very proud of all that you have become, and couldn’t have chosen better people to bestow with this special honor. You have brought tremendous pride to yourselves, your family, your teachers and your classmates. Thank you for your tireless dedication to the virtues of karate-do and to the standards of excellence, which you so sincerely embody.

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Summer Club 2016

Dear Parents,

We are excited to share with you that this summer, Authentic Karate Training Center will be offering 2 week-long sessions of Summer Club during the months of July and August. We wanted to be sure everyone interested had enough notice to mark their calendars and reserve their spot before the end of the school year.

AKTC’s Summer Club is a fun and unique way to keep your children active during the summer “down time”. Each day will be filled with exciting drills, plenty of games, and new activities to broaden each student’s understanding of the martial arts. The event will feature kid-approved themes, outdoors activities, a karate class, arts & crafts and games galore! Next time you’re at the dojo, we’d would be happy to answer any questions you may have!  We’re really looking forward to an exciting fun-filled summer here at the dojo; we hope you can join us.

Who:     Children 6 years and older
What:    2 game-packed weeks at the dojo to help break up the summer
When:   Session 1: July 18th – 22nd, 9:00 am -1:00 pm (Extended care is available until 2:00 p.m.)
                 Session 2: Aug. 15th – 19th9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Extended care is available until 2:00 p.m.)
Where:  The dojo
Why:      What sounds more fun than water fights, board breaking and karate games?!
Cost:      $225 per child


The Authentic Karate Training Center Staff

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Junior Black Belt Announcements

It was an honor this week to announce the names of the five hardworking young men and women who will be candidates at the dojo’s very FIRST Junior Black Belt examination. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication. We simply couldn’t have asked for five better people to recognize with this extraordinary honor. Keep up the outstanding work – Ganbatte kudasai!

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