March 2017 Newsletter

Greetings CLMA Family!

We have been hard at work here at CLMA making sure there are plenty of opportunities for training and also allowing time for some fun! Make sure you check out all of the events we have coming up and get registered to attend!

Current Testing Cycle Life Skill:

Self Esteem

Next Testing Cycle Life Skill:


Weapon for Current Testing Cycle:

Black Belt Club- Bahng Mahng Ee (BME)

Intermediate- Double Combat Bahng Mahng Ee (DCBME)

Advanced- Combat Gum Do

Testing/Graduation Dates

TKD: Testing at Individual Locations

Princess Anne:          Wednesday, April 19

Greenbrier:              Saturday, April 22

Red Mill:                  Tuesday, April 18

Edinburgh                Wednesday, April 19

TKD Early Registration Deadline: April 8, 2017

KM: All Locations @ Red Mill Academy

All Krav                             April 14, 2017           7:00pm

KM Early Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017

CLMA New Schedule: Starts March 13

We will be rolling out our new 2017 schedule starting on Monday, March 13! Please see the link to our schedule as some days and class times have been changed. Or pick one up from your instructor today!

Princess Anne Schedule

Greenbrier Schedule

Red Mill Schedule

Edinburgh Schedule

CLMA Quarterly T-Shirts: Order Deadline is March 25

CLMA has some new t-shirts planned for the 2017 year! We will now have quarterly t-shirts! Students will be able to wear these t-shirts on Saturdays and during Fun Week (the entire week after testing)! The deadline to order our Quarter 2 T-shirt will be Saturday, March 25th! All orders for the t-shirts will be distributed in April.

Cost: $18.00

See your instructor to get yours on order today!

New Student Orientation: March 25

Calling all new students and parents! We will be having a new student orientation on Saturday, March 25 at 1:00pm at all locations. Students and parents will be able to spend some fun time with the instructors and become familiar with CLMA’s training procedures. All white, yellow, and orange belts are encouraged to attend! Make sure you sign up with your instructor if you wish to attend.

Region 111 Tournament: April 7-8

Region 111 Tournament will be held on April 7-8 will be held in Fayetteville, NC at the Crown Coliseum Complex. You won’t want to miss this! The Host Hotels will be Hilton Garden Inn (4025 Sycamore Dairy Road) and Holiday Inn Express (1706 Skibo Road).

See your instructor to register today!!

Tournament Training with Chief Master Thomas: March 31

Have you registered for the upcoming tournament in Fayetteville, NC? If so, make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to train with Chief Master Thomas before you compete! Tournament Training will be on Friday, March 31 at the Greenbrier location at 6:30pm.

You must be registered for the tournament to attend this training, so see your instructor to sign up today!

Spring Break Camp: April 10-14

We will be having a spring break camp from April 10-14 at our Princess Anne Location! Camp will be from 8:00am-4:00pm. This is a great time for students to advance to their next rank! Make sure you register with your instructor today to take advantage of our discount!

Daily: $55

Week: $220-Buy 4 days get 1 day FREE!

T-Shirt Week: April 24-29

CLMA students will be able to wear their quarter 2 T-shirt to classes all week! Make sure you have yours on order by March 25th!

Black Belt Ceremony: April 28

CLMA will be hosting a black belt ceremony on Friday, April 28 at our Red Mill Location. All students who have received their black belt are able to attend this ceremony, which will be led by Chief Master Thomas. Parents and family members, make sure you are there so you can take pictures of this momentous occasion! All students of all ranks are encouraged to attend to celebrate the students making Black Belt and to set their own goals for making Black Belt!

Belt Ceremony: May 1st or May 2nd

For all students who attended testing, we will be having our potluck belt ceremony on Monday, May 1st, for the Princess Anne, Greenbrier, and Red Mill locations and on Tuesday, May 2nd for the Edinburgh location! The ceremony will start at 6:00pm followed by a Pot Luck! Make sure you mark down what you will be bringing on the sign-up sheet!

Upcoming Workshops: May 13

Make sure you mark Saturday, May 13 on your calendar! We have 2 exciting workshops planned! For our Krav Maga students, we will be having an MMA Workshop and for our TKD students, we will be having at Ground Fighting Workshop! We will have more information to come!


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!


Suggestions:  Do you have some great ideas, concerns or suggestions you would like to make for our academies?  We’d love to hear from you! We recognize that listening to the opinions of our customers is one of the most important things we can do.  Please send us your great ideas and suggestions so we can review them and see if we can incorporate them into our academies!  We are always striving to make your martial art experience at Changing Lives Martial Arts the best that it can be!  We will review all suggestions and implement them as best we can if they assist in better service to you!  We appreciate your trust in allowing us to change the lives of all students.  Please send all suggestions to