• Wednesday Classes now held at Heritage Swim Park!
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    The venue for our Wednesday night classes has changed.  They will now be held at the Heritage Swim Park, in the Pavilion, just a short distance from The Center on Main. The Monday and Friday classes will remain at The Center on Main.  There will be no classes on 2- 24-23  and 3-3-23.

    Written on Friday, 27 January 2023 15:13 in Announcements Be the first to comment! Read 7 times
  • Classes Resume December 12!
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    As we come to a close of a two-week break from Karate so that the community can celebrate the holidays, we will resume the regular schedule this Monday, December 12!  We thank everyone for their patience, but we especially thank the Verrado community for hosting this wonderful Christmas event!  For those who have been thinking about trying out a class, just a reminder that Karate makes a wonderful Christmas gift for yourself or another!

    To our community and our students,

    We wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

    Written on Saturday, 10 December 2022 15:05 in Announcements Be the first to comment! Read 58 times
  • Reduced Club Dues!
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    Really big news for us and our community, Simba Dojo reduced its club dues by 50%!  We now ask that all club members pay $30 per month instead of the regular $60 monthly dues.  There are several factors that influenced the reduction in fees, and really it has nothing to do with attracting more students.  The main reason we are able to do this reduction is that we saved a considerable amount by joining the Amateur Athletic Union.  This allowed for a drastic reduction in our initial costs for liability insurance.  As a result of joining AAU, it had an additional financial burden placed on our students as now each student it required to be a member.  Fortunately, the fees are very reasonable at 40 dollars for adults and 18 for kids per year.  So yes, that is an extra fee we never asked before, but the overall result is worth the savings!  There is an extra benefit for being part of AAU and that it every member has a certain amount of liability insurance!  

    Written on Thursday, 13 October 2022 04:06 in Announcements Be the first to comment! Read 124 times
  • Class Cancellations!
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    The good news is that we will still be having classes at 7:30 pm!  Unfortunately, the 5:00 classes have been canceled.  We have been hanging in there, but the Verrado people wanted the space for other events and asked us to make room for them.  Not to put the blame on that factor totally, but we did lose a few students that have not returned from vacations or illness.  So now it is time to rebuild our student population and who knows we may be able to offer more times in the future.  We will stay open, so to our loyal students and future students, we will always find a way to keep practicing our Karate!

    In other news, Simba Dojo has joined AAU Sports National Karate program!  We are very excited about this which will bring new opportunities for our club.  But more on this later!

     

    Take care and hope to see everyone soon!

    Written on Friday, 30 September 2022 15:23 in Announcements Be the first to comment! Read 109 times
  • Register for Belt Testing!
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    Register now for grading!  

    It’s that time again!  Our next kyu testing date is Saturday, May 14, 2022, and will be here in no time.  In order to be prepared for this event, we need you to register as early as possible.  Syllabi will be available upon registration.  The registration fee is $25.  

    Written on Friday, 22 April 2022 15:22 in Announcements Be the first to comment! Read 268 times Read more...
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Friday, 27 January 2023 15:13

Wednesday Classes now held at Heritage Swim Park!

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The venue for our Wednesday night classes has changed.  They will now be held at the Heritage Swim Park, in the Pavilion, just a short distance from The Center on Main. The Monday and Friday classes will remain at The Center on Main.  There will be no classes on 2- 24-23  and 3-3-23.

Saturday, 10 December 2022 15:05

Classes Resume December 12!

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As we come to a close of a two-week break from Karate so that the community can celebrate the holidays, we will resume the regular schedule this Monday, December 12!  We thank everyone for their patience, but we especially thank the Verrado community for hosting this wonderful Christmas event!  For those who have been thinking about trying out a class, just a reminder that Karate makes a wonderful Christmas gift for yourself or another!

To our community and our students,

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Thursday, 13 October 2022 04:06

Reduced Club Dues!

Written by

Really big news for us and our community, Simba Dojo reduced its club dues by 50%!  We now ask that all club members pay $30 per month instead of the regular $60 monthly dues.  There are several factors that influenced the reduction in fees, and really it has nothing to do with attracting more students.  The main reason we are able to do this reduction is that we saved a considerable amount by joining the Amateur Athletic Union.  This allowed for a drastic reduction in our initial costs for liability insurance.  As a result of joining AAU, it had an additional financial burden placed on our students as now each student it required to be a member.  Fortunately, the fees are very reasonable at 40 dollars for adults and 18 for kids per year.  So yes, that is an extra fee we never asked before, but the overall result is worth the savings!  There is an extra benefit for being part of AAU and that it every member has a certain amount of liability insurance!  

Friday, 30 September 2022 15:23

Class Cancellations!

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The good news is that we will still be having classes at 7:30 pm!  Unfortunately, the 5:00 classes have been canceled.  We have been hanging in there, but the Verrado people wanted the space for other events and asked us to make room for them.  Not to put the blame on that factor totally, but we did lose a few students that have not returned from vacations or illness.  So now it is time to rebuild our student population and who knows we may be able to offer more times in the future.  We will stay open, so to our loyal students and future students, we will always find a way to keep practicing our Karate!

In other news, Simba Dojo has joined AAU Sports National Karate program!  We are very excited about this which will bring new opportunities for our club.  But more on this later!

 

Take care and hope to see everyone soon!

Friday, 22 April 2022 15:22

Register for Belt Testing!

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Register now for grading!  

It’s that time again!  Our next kyu testing date is Saturday, May 14, 2022, and will be here in no time.  In order to be prepared for this event, we need you to register as early as possible.  Syllabi will be available upon registration.  The registration fee is $25.  

Tuesday, 05 April 2022 04:56

No Class Dates!

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Hello, the Verrado Assembly will be utilizing the room that we normally have class in on the following days:

 Wednesday, March 9

 Wednesday, April 13

 Wednesday, May 11

 Regular Karate classes will not be held at that time.  We will be looking at alternative programming during that time as they are allowing us to use of the patio and park.