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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

new schedule as of june 16th 2014
Mondays at 515pm weapons training
Mondays at 6pm youth beginner/inter training
Tuesday at 6pm youth advance training
Wednesday at 430pm tournament training
Thursday at 6pm youth karate all levels kumite
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Belt Exam
Shotokan Karate-Do Belt Exam will be Saturday May 31st
Tiny Dragon's at 10am
Lil Dragon's at 11am
Jr Dragon's and Adults at 12:30pm
Times may changes due to students schedule conflicts. Stay up to date with DDK on FB.
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Monday, March 10, 2014

Kick-A-Thon
On Saturday, March 22nd at 10am, each participating student will begin a marathon of kicks, with the goal of 1000 kick each.
“We are asking you to financially support participants in reaching this goal”!
Dragon’s Den is a non-profit organization. All funds raised will further our mission of making high-quality, affordable karate and self-defense training more accessible to more students. Specific goals are (1) partially subsidizing cost for advanced training, (2) improvement to the dojo space, (3) scholarships, and (4) Tournaments.
Student raise money by getting sponsors for participants in the event. We will hold four 15 minute sessions where all participants will do any kick of their choice for 15 minutes straight with a parent or another student sitting in front of them to count their kicks. Sponsors can give a flat donation such has $10, $25 and up. If our goals are reached in the dollar amount and kick’s Sensei Swick and Mr. Jones will take a PIE to the face.
Participants be will awarded for:
*Most money raised
*Most kicks in a session
*Most Kick overall

Winner’s name will be posted on the “New in the DEN” board in the lobby and will be in the Mountain States Men.

Kick-A-Thon will be held at Dragon’s Den in Grafton.
5 Harmon Center #101
Grafton, WV 26354

You Can mail your donation to:
DDMMA Kick-A-Thon
5 Harmon Center #101
Grafton, WV 26354

“Dare 2B Great, Be Powerful Beyond Measure”

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Posted Mar 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Shedule for 1-13-17-2014
Next week schedule 1-13-17-2014
Monday lil & Jr Dragons at 6-7 make up class.
Tuesday Normal schedule
Wednesday Lil & Jr Dragons at 6-7 make up class
Thursday normal schedule
FRIDAY normal schedule.
This is test week. Less train hard
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

test time
Heads up to all Shotokan Karateka's that are testing on 1-18-14. Work is now required in developing the ability to control the breathing through combination movements. All other movements remain unchanged from the previous exam except that a marked improvement in the basic techniques and fundamentals should be demonstrated. The four major Kicking techniques are now looked at in closer detail. One must ensure that the knee of the kicking leg is raised high in preparation for the kick, then following the execution, it is sharply retracted to the chambered position before driving the body forward into the appropriate stance. Fatigue is no excuse for sloppy techniques. OSS!!
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at 8:21 AM

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

eat at Loftis Lanes & Strike 12 Restaurant
Help support Dragons Den karate. Come out on Wednesday and eat at Loftis Lanes & Strike 12 Restaurant. The proceeds help support the youth of Taylor co, learn karate and helps with the RUMBLE ON THE RIVER KARATE TOURNAMENT, AT THE GHS GYM in April 2014. thank you in advance
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

gift certificates
Dragon's Den is now offering Christmas gift certificates to new members for a month of training in Shotokan Karate-Do (adults and youth), Sport Renzoku Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, & MMA for only $20. Get your love one the gift that keeps on giving. Stop by the Den or call 304-669-6086
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at 12:57 PM

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