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October 2017 Newsletter

October 5, 2017

Greetings CLMA Family!

Fall is here! Bring on that cool weather!! Our Annual Tournament is coming up on November 4th, so make sure you check out all of the fun events and tournament training we have planned. You won’t want to miss it!  This is a time for students to take all their training skills they have learned from all their classes and demonstrate them!


October Gear Specials!

Save $16 when you purchase any X5 Weapon! You have 3 awesome color choices: Blue, Green, and Blue Illuminator. Take advantage of this great deal while the Ssahng Jeol Bong and Jahng Bahng are the protech weapons.

Save $10 when you purchase a pair of Combat Bahng Mahng Ee gloves! Are you planning on competing in the Combat Sparring tournament event? These are the perfect gloves to help bring home the gold!

Mats for Sale!

Want to continue your training at home? We still have a few mats remaining and we are selling our used mats for ONLY $1 per square! See your instructor now to place your order as we only have a limited supply!

CLMA’s “Winter is Coming” Tournament: November 4

CLMA is hosting a tournament at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on November 4th! Winter is Coming…..We invite all students to join the ranks of the Night’s Watch to help defend us from those in the Land of Always Winter!

This is a great event for all students! Competing in tournaments helps to build self-confidence, self-esteem, and tests your martial arts skill set in a safe environment.  Our instructors would like to see 100% participation of all students.  This is a local event that does not involve any traveling so it is a great experience for all students to enjoy without the extra expense of travel!  See your instructor today to register!

Blacklight Board Break Night: October 13th

Everyone loves breaking boards! But we are going to change it up a bit a break boards in the dark….with a blacklight of course! Students will get to decorate their boards with neon blacklight paint before the event. On board break night, students will be breaking boards and doing lots of other fun activities and games in the dark!

Time: 5pm-9pm

Cost: $20 per board (must pledge a minimum of 2 boards to participate)

Register for this event with your instructor today! Boards will be available to decorate starting October 2nd!

Tournament T-Shirts

“Winter is Coming” Tournament T-shirts are now for sale! Get you shirt NOW for $19! After October 18th, the price will be $21.

Tournament Training

Make sure you are registered for tournament so you can attend these awesome tournament training nights!  We are here to help you go after the “Gold”!

Saturday, October 7th

Monday, October 16th

Saturday, October 21st

Belt Ceremony: October 9th

For all students who attended testing, we will be having our potluck belt ceremony on Monday, October 9th! 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!

Kali Stick Workshop with Master Apolo Landra: November 3rd

On Friday, November 3rd, Master Apolo Landra will be hosting a Kali Stick workshop at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Master Apolo Landra has over 40 years of experience in the martial arts industry as an instructor, school owner and curricula creator. He studies and trains directly under the sole heir and keeper of Pekiti Tirsia Kali, Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje Jr. Kali is a complete martial art utilizing weapons, empty hands, kicking, striking, and ground fighting and in this workshop you will learn how to use weapons to protect yourself and devastate an opponent.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center

Cost: $25

Required Gear: 2 Kali Sticks: $28

Current Testing Cycle Life Skill:

Self Esteem

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

Testing at Each Location:                       Saturday, December 2nd

Early Registration Deadline: November 18, 2017

 KM: All Locations @ Red Mill Academy

All Krav                         Friday, November 17th

Early Registration Deadline: November 3, 2017