April 2007

 

 

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

1

 

 

2

6:15 Bronze & up Class training will include:

Grabs

3

 

 4

Independence Day

 

Dojo Closed

5

6:15 Black Belt Club training will include:

Palgue 6, a special tournament form.

6

Open Training

Informal Workout

Masters Club Only

4-5:15pm


Chanbara Training

(Foam Sword)

Bronze Program & Up

7:15-8:30pm

7

Ladies Self Defense Clinic

  • Free Workshop

  • Bring a Friend

  • Learn Simple Ways to Defend

Open to Females 12 and Up

9-11am

8

 

9

6:15 Bronze & up Class training will include:

Conditioning

10

 

11

 

12

l

Belt Test

6:15pm (By Invitation)

 

 

6:15 Black Belt Club training will include:

Knife Defense.

13

Open Training

Informal Workout

Masters Club Only

4-5:15pm


Advanced Training

Black Belt Club and Masters Club

(Silver/Gold)

6-7:30pm

14

 

15

 
 

16

6:15 Bronze & up Class training will include:

Sweeps

17

 

18

 

19

 

20

 

21

 

22

 

23

6:15 Bronze & up Class training will include:

Angles

 

Sign ups begin for July 28th Dojo Competition

24

25

 

26

6:15 Black Belt Club training will include:

Sparring 2 & 3 attackers

Text Box: [ IKKF Weapons Training, Reading, PA   [
Dojo Closed:  All Instructors will be attending

27

Open Training

Informal Workout

Masters Club Only

4-5:15pm


Last day to sign up for the Dojo Competition

28

Dojo Competition

Bronze & Up

9-11am (must sign up)

29

 

30

6:15 Bronze & up Class training will include:

Advanced Kicking

August 1

 

August 2

 

August 3

 
Text Box: [ Tournament, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans   [
Dojo Closed:  All Instructors and Students will be attending

August 4

 

August 5

 

 

 

 

WEEKLY ADDITIONAL TRAINING (Available through the Bronze, Bronze Plus, Silver, and Gold programs)

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

 

Sparring Class
6:15pm
Bronze, Bronze Plus

Black Belt Club

Masters Club

Weapons 6:15pm

Bronze, Bronze Plus

Black Belt Club

Masters Club

1st, 3rd, & 5th Tues


Black Belt Club

Masters Club

2nd & 4th Tues

Strength, Speed,

Conditioning Class

6:15pm

Black Belt Club

Masters Club

(Silver and Gold)

Advanced Training

6:15pm

Black Belt Club

Masters Club

(Silver and Gold)

 
 
 

Next Dojo Competitions: Saturday, July 28

Open to Bronze Members and above

Must sign up at least one day in advance (Sign-ups begin July 23 at the front desk)


July Birthdays

                   7/1      Gerard Simone         7/3      Jack Lockhart

                   7/8      Richie Cahanin         7/11    Walter Delle

                 7/13      Kristin Dupaquier     5/22    Micah James

                 7/26      Timmy Parks

 


July 28 Dojo Competition

And the winners were...................................

Front Left: Jonathan Ruoss, Justin Ronquillo, Summer Malanders

Back Left: Dallas Matamoros, Sophie Goodgion.


Seminar Training in Pennsylvania

On July 18, 7 MKTC students and instructors withstood an 18 hour van ride to Reading, Pennsylvania to participate in the IKKF Annual Training. Weapons seminars were conducted by Hanshi C. Bruce Heilman, 9th degree in Okinawan Kenpo Karate and Kobudo, Kyoshi Ann-Marie Heilman, 8th degree Okinawan Kenpo Karate and Kobudo.

Aki-Jujitsu seminars were conducted by Hanshi Miguel Ibarra, 9th degree Aki-Jujitsu, Kata applications and joint locking seminars were conducted by Kyoshi Bill Hayes, 8th degree Shorin-ryu Karate and Kobudo, and Kumite seminars were conducted by our own Joe Dupaquier, 7th Tae Kwon Do, 3rd Degree Okinawan Kenpo Weapons. A fun time was had by al and much rest and practice need before the big tournament in early August.

In Attendance from MKTC: Joe Dupaquier, Monique Dupaquier, Kristin Dupaquier, Bart Loomis, Travis Bush, Brandon Pohlmann,

Dominick Paternostro, Jeffrey Pohlmann Pictures with Mr and Mrs Heilman and Susan Watts of Shreveport.

 

MKTC students and Instructors pictured with Kyoshi Bill Hayes.

 


July Promotions

On July 12, 7 individuals withstood a two hour belt exam which included Forms, Sparring, Basics, Board Breaking, and Sparring against two attackers for the more experienced students. The promoted students are pictured below with the examination board

Front left: Mason Carbajal to Orange Belt, Daniel Landreth to Orange Belt, Peyton Cuccia to Blue Belt, LJ Aurelio to Purple Belt, Dominick Paternostro to Purple Belt, Ryan Daughtry to Orange Belt, Jonathan Dunaway to Yellow Belt.

Back left (Examiners): Travis Bush, Joe Dupaquier, Monique Dupaquier, Kristin Dupaquier, Jeffrey Pohlmann.

More Test Pictures

 


Ladies Self Defense Seminar

On Saturday, July 8, Travis Bush with the assistance of Black Belts: Brandon Pohlmann, Monique Dupaquier, Micah James, and Kristin Dupaquier hosted a FREE two hour self defense seminars open to all females in the community. A fun time was had by all and everyone left feeling a bit more knowledgeable and confident. Our next workshop will be August 18.

Sensei Dupaquier was promoted to "landscape engineer" just prior to the self defense seminar and spent his Saturday overhauling the Japanese rock gardens at the entrance to the dojo.


Sensei Dupaquier Returns to Competition

Sensei Dupaquier resumed intense training a few months ago and participated in seminars and an International Tournament on June 15 - 17 in Peoria, Illinois. He placed first in his Kumite (sparring) division and then won matches against both the middle weight and heavy weight black belt champions. He also placed 3rd in his kata (forms) division. Dupaquier attributes his 3 hour a day training regiment as well as his dojo full of sparring partners to his success.

 

 


30 compete in June 23rd Dojo Challenge

MKTC's June Competition included kicking drills, push-up contests, group forms, sword fighting, footwork (ladder) drills, and everyone's favorite board breaking. The 1st place winners are were: Abby Lafont, Paxton Bohn, Mason Carbajal, Pauli Cortes, Brittany Simone, Dominick Paternostro, Jonathan Ruoss, and Sophie Goodjion.

 


June Promotions

 

New Yellow Stripes Belts promoted on June 15 during MKTC's Summer Karate Kamp:

From left: Reese McNeal, Pablo Cortes, Pauli Cortes, Thomas Trapp, Paige Hulin, with instructors Travis Bush and Brandon Pohlmann.

 

Pictured above are new Yellow Stripes Belts Tyler Jones (right) promoted on June 8 and Hunter Jones (left) promoted on June 22. Also promoted on June 8, Shawn Seiler to Yellow Belt. All three promotions were done during MKTC's Summer Karate Kamps.

 


May Promotions

 

On May 24th the Monthly Dojo promotion review was held and the following received new belts:

Front Left: Daniel Wieseneck to yellow belt, Hunter Bates to blue belt, Abby Phares to brown belt, Andrew Hoft to brown belt, Alec Billiot to blue belt, Brittany Simone to blue belt.

Back Left (Examiners): Leo Labourdette, Kristin Dupaquier, Monique Dupaquier, Joe Dupaquier, Brandon Pohlmann, Travis Bush.

 

 

New Yellow Stripes Belts promoted on May 23:

From left: Justin Ronquillo, Jack Lockhart, Carson Bergeron, Zachary Brinkman, Cody Gonzales, Cassidy Gonzales, Tucker Hyde, Lance Vead, Chris Gonzales.

With instructors Brandon Pohlmann and Travis Bush.

 


 

New Yellow Stripe Belts promoted on May 24:

from left: Victor Gonzales, Tammy Gonzales, Audrianna Peffer, Bryan Brinkman, Sean Goodgion. With instructors Brandon Pohlmann and Jeffrey Pohlmann.

 

 

 

The May 19th Black Belt Test in Ruston Included 4 from MKTC:

Front left: James Lee to 4th degree, Kristin Dupaquier to Jr Black, Allison Gilmore to 1st degree, Ray Effler to 2nd degree.

5 of the 19 examiners with Dr Jordan:

Back left: Brandon Pohlmann-2nd degree, Monique Dupaquier-3rd degree, Joe Dupaquier-7th degree, Dr David Jordan-9th degree, Jeffery Pohlmann-1st degree, Travis Bush-3rd degree.

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