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December 2017 Newsletter

Greetings CLMA Family!

The Holiday Season is officially here! We have some great events planned this month and into next year!

Current Testing Cycle Life Skill:


Next Testing Cycle Life Skill:


Protech Weapons:

Black Belt Club- Double Ssahng Jeol Bong (DSJB)

Intermediate- Double Ssahng Jeol Bong (DSJB)

Advanced- Double Ssahng Jeol Bong (DSJB)

Black Belts- Rank testing weapon, Double Sword, or Double Jahng Bahng (Staff)

Must have Instructor approval for double weapons

Testing/Graduation Dates

TKD: Testing for All Locations

Location TBD:  Saturday, February 3rd

Early Registration Deadline: January 20, 2018


KM: All Locations @ Red Mill Academy

All Krav                             Friday, February 16th

Early Registration Deadline: February 2, 2018


Holiday Orders

All non-uniform orders must be placed by December 14th in order to guarantee delivery before we close for the holidays!

CLMA Sweatshirts are Here!

See your instructor to purchase one today! We have a limited quantity in stock right now so don’t wait!



Holiday Friday Schedule

We will be open on Fridays in December and the first Friday in January! We have some awesome classes going on these days that you won’t want to miss!

December 15th: Glow Wars Ninja Night

Parents, this is a great time to get some holiday shopping done! Young Padawan will be training on techniques of the Lightsaber (Gum Do) with their Jedi Masters! Pizza, Beverages, and Lightsaber included! Must be registered by December 9th to guarantee your lightsaber!

Attend and be entered to win a 4 pack of discounted Regal Cinemas Movie Tickets!! (Non-New Releases are FREE). Bring a friend and your name will be entered twice!

Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Place: Princess Anne Academy

Cost:   1st Family Member: $65

2nd+ Family Member: $55

Already have a Light Saber from CLMA: $40


 December 22nd: Reindeer Chow

On our last day before the holidays, we have a little treat.  After class, each student will be able to select ingredients from our Reindeer Bar to make their very own Reindeer Chow! This Reindeer chow is something the kids can snack on or they can take it home to leave out for the reindeer on Christmas Eve.  Santa gets cookies, let’s not leave out Rudolph and his friends!


Tigers: 5:15-5:45

K4K: 5:45-6:45

Teens/Adults: 6:45-7:45


January 5th: Kicking in the New Year Fitness Bootcamp

Burn off those holiday cookies with a Fitness Bootcamp. Work on your warrior combos, krav maga falling techniques, wall defense, heavy bag drills, and more!


K4K: 5:45-7:00

Teen/Adult and KM: 7:00-8:30


Closed for Christmas: December 23rd-January 2nd

CLMA will be closed from Saturday, December 23rd – Tuesday, January 2nd. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 3rd and we will also be open on Friday, January 5th. See you in 2018!



Changes in Contact Info: 

For those who may have had changes in their contact information, please update your instructor with any new phone numbers, addresses, or email addresses so we can keep you up to date with all that we have going on!



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