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Dates for your Diary 2018
Blackbelt Assessment - Sunday 12th November 2017
Saturday Graduation and Lessons
Graduation Saturday 12th August 2017
Training with the Masters Seminar - Saturday 9th September 2017

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Dates for your Diary 2018

Family Martial Arts ClassesEvents for 2018
Junior/Assistant/Certified Instructor Coarse
 
Saturday 13th January - Bury
Saturday 3rd February - Hindley
Saturday 3rd March - Swinton
Saturday 7th April - Leyland
Saturday 5th May - Bolton
Saturday 2nd June - Stockport
Saturday 30th June - Bury
Saturday 4th August - Hindley
Saturday 8th September - Swinton
Saturday 6th October - Leyland
Saturday 3rd November - Bolton
Saturday 1st December - Stockport

Graduation Dates – Bridgewater School, Worsley
Saturday 10th February
Saturday 14th April
Saturday 16th June
Saturday 18th August
Saturday 20th October
Saturday 15th December

Dan/Blackbelt Assessment days
Sunday 13 May
Sunday 18 November
Competition
Sunday 20th May Includes Tiger Tots
Weapons Seminar
Saturday 7th July 2-4pm
School Closures
Easter Weekend - 30 March – 2 April
Christmas/New year – Saturday 22December and Reopen Saturday 5 January 2019
There will also be one additional week at some point during the year we will be closed.
Please note that date’s and location’s maybe subject to change

Blackbelt Assessment - Sunday 12th November 2017

Blackbelt Assessment - Sunday 12th November 2017
 
9:30am - 3:30pm

Good Luck, to the 6 People from the Bolton Center testing for their Blackbelt tomorrow. Also good luck to all those from the other centers that will also being testing on Sunday. Make sure to get there before it starts at 9:30am, Take a packed lunch and some drinks. Also take a notebook and pen, I am sure Master Parkinson and Master Salter will be imparting some very valuable information.

Saturday Graduation and Lessons

Graduation on Saturday, make sure you get your forms in today. Bolton Students lesson will still be on Saturday as normal, except for the green belt class which will be on at the same time as the Positive Start/Leadership (White - Blue Belt class) at 6pm

Graduation Saturday 12th August 2017

Graduation
Saturday 12th August 2017

I would like to remind you about your forthcoming Graduation. Graduation is an extremely important event atFamilyMartial Arts Centres. It is a respected tradition of our martial art of Tang Soo Do and a vital part of the learning process. You are encouraged to do your best to attend on the day

        Venue: Bridgewater School in Worsley, Manchester, M28 2WQ

Students will Graduate according to rank.

Tiger Tots Programme
9am - 9:45am

Positive Start Programme
10am - 10:45 - White Belts
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange Stripe Belts

Leadership Programme
10am - 10:45 - Black Stripe Belt
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange/Blue Belts
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Green Belts
1:45pm - 2:30pm - Red Belts
3pm - 4pm - Midnight Blue Belts [Blackbelts] (Mid-Terms)

Spectators are more than welcome so please bring your family and friends and ask them to take photos!

Yours in Tang Soo Do.

Training with the Masters Seminar - Saturday 9th September 2017

Training with the masters with Family Martial Arts Centres

Graduation/Dan Shim Sa 2017

Graduation/Dan Shim Sa 2017

Well done to all those who graduated to their next level on the way to Blackbelt and I hope that everyone who did a Dan Test this weekend got some fantastic news. I am constantly humbled by the amount of hard working students that we have now in the federation. Keep up the great work.


Great Outdoors

Great Classes today at Bolton Family Martial Arts Centres, Well Done to all who trained today. Outdoor classes in this heat is very nice.

Here's a few pictures from today's effort.

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Graduation - Saturday 8th April 2017

I would like to remind you about your forthcoming Graduation. Graduation is an extremely important event atFamilyMartial Arts Centres. It is a respected tradition of our martial art of Tang Soo Do and a vital part of the learning process. You are encouraged to do your best to attend on the day.

Your next Graduation is scheduled for :-          
Saturday 8th April 2017

        Venue: Bridgewater School in Worsley, Manchester, M28 2WQ

Students will Graduate according to rank.

Tiger Tots Programme

9am - 9:45am

Positive Start Programme

10am - 10:45 - White Belts
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange Stripe Belts

Leadership Programme

10am - 10:45 - Black Stripe Belt
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange/Blue Belts
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Green Belts
1:45pm - 2:30pm - Red Belts
3pm - 4pm - Midnight Blue Belts [Blackbelts] (Mid-Terms)

Spectators are more than welcome so please bring your family and friends and ask them to take photos!

Yours in Tang Soo Do.

News - 15th February 2017

15th February 2017 - GREAT NEWS!!!

It's been a fantastic weekend for the Graduation at Family Martial ArtsCentres, with more students graduating each time and our organization growing, we are always looking for ways to improve our service to you.

At our Bolton School we have just order Band New Mats and New kicking paddles for the class, They should be her by next week.

As if the good news stops there, We have Master Parkinson Coming down to cover a very Special Class on Friday at 6:30pm and Mr Houghton to Cover all the classes on Saturday and Sunday.

Graduation Times Changes

***IMPORTANT GRADUATION NOTICE***

At Family Martial Arts Centres we want to provide the best possible service and to do this the Graduation Times have changed in order to allow for better parking at the graduation. Our Martial Arts organization has been growing steadily and more members joining our school each year. The graduation has become the biggest event in our calendar with about 600 people graduating on the graduation day, the times for the graduation have to change in order to allow the graduation to run smoothly.

Tiger Tots Programme

9am - 9:45am

Positive Start Programme

10am - 10:45 - White Belts
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange Stripe Belts

Leadership Programme

10am - 10:45 - Black Stripe Belt
11:15am - 12pm - Yellow/Orange/Blue Belts
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Green Belts
1:45pm - 2:30pm - Red Belts
3pm - 4pm - Midnight Blue Belts [Blackbelts] (Mid-Terms)

Christmas and New Year Closing Days

Bolton Martial Arts - Santa hatChristmas and New Year Days we are closed

Normally I would shut the school for 2 weeks at Christmas and New Year, however I get bored easy and want to teach half way through this time.

This year I am going to open longer than usual. Our last day open this year will be Friday 23rd October 2016 and we return for classes on Wednesday 4th January 2017. (This is for the Bolton School, Speak to your instructor about the time's your school is closed)

Graduation 22nd October 2016

We have just had our 5th Graduation of the Year, their are pictures up on our Facebook page. Everyone did an absolutely fantastic job today. Well Done to all who graduated today!

Tiger Graduation
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Yellow and Orange Belt Graduation
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Blue and Green Belt Graduation
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                  Red Belt Graduation                                      Blackbelt Graduation
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Check out our Facebook page for more pictures from today's graduation.

Dick & Dom - Absolute Genius - Air Date

Air Date for Absolute Genius

Wednesday 23 November at 5pm,
It will also be on IPlayer for one month following this date on the CBBC Channel

Recently we hosted Dick and Dom at our Bolton Centre and got to show of some moves for their show. This should be a good episode to get tuned into.

Dick and Dom Visit to Bolton Family Martial Arts Centres
Pictured Left to right: Dick, Mr Hartley, Mrs Smythe, Mr Smythe, Mr Watt, Dom

Graduation Reminder

Graduation 22nd October 2016

Download your graduation form and get it into your instructor, Make sure if you are not a Bolton Student that you change the instructors name and Centre you train at the top.

For start times check here for more information.

Bring a Friend to class

Bring a Friend to Class

Do you have a friend or family member who is interested in doing Martial Arts?
Invite them along to your next Positive Start/Beginners class.

As a Thank you for them getting started we will give you a Voucher for £25 to spend at the pro-shop or a Free Graduation worth £35 and you can receive our converted laurel leaf patch for referring a friend.

Bolton Martial Arts - Tang Soo Do - Patch

Halloween Glow-Chuc Seminar 2016

Halloween Glow-Chuc Seminar 2016

Monday 31 October
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Bolton Family Martial Arts centres - PumpkinOpen to ages 4 plus, all ranks, families and friends, Event is limited to 30 people, so be sure to book your space soon to avoid disappointment

This is a special seminar that you can bring a friend to.
We will be practicing Nun Chucs in the dark.
The Nun Chucs will have Glow sticks attached to them on the night to help them glow in the dark.

Make sure that you grab your broomsticks and fly over to Family Martial Arts Centres, Bolton for this spooky spectacular seminar.
Halloween Nun-Chucs Seminar at Family Martial Arts Centers Bolton
£15 per person, £30 for family
 Free place if you bring a friend.

The event will include 45 minutes of Nun-Chuc training and 45 minutes for a Halloween themed party afterwards, fancy dress is optional.

During this event there will be drinks and sweets available for the event, Glow sticks will be provided.


Nun-Chucs can be bought for £12
or Chain Nun-Chucs for £20

Graduation 22nd October 2016

I would like to remind you about your forthcoming Graduation. Graduation is an extremely important event at FamilyMartial ArtsCentres
It is a respected tradition of our martial art of Tang Soo Do and a vital part of the learning process. You are encouraged to do your best to attend on the day.

Your next Graduation is scheduled for :-          
Saturday 22nd October 2016

        Venue: Bridgewater School in Worsley, Manchester, M28 2WQ

Students will Graduate according to rank.
The times are as follows :-

       
Positive Start
      
10.00am        White Belts    
       
10.45am        Yellow Band Belts    
       

Blackbelt Leadership  
       
10.00am        White Belts
          
10.45am        Yellow & Orange Belts 
      
11.30am         Blue Belts & Green Belts  
       
12.30pm         Red Belts    
      
1.30pm           Blackbelts (mid terms) 

Spectators are more than welcome so please bring your family and friends and ask them to take photos!
Yours in Tang Soo Do.

Bank Holiday Notice

Bank Holiday - Bolton Still Open
Monday 29th August 2016

Last one of the year (until Christmas of coarse), Class at Bolton will be on at the usual times and usual day's, I would however check with your instructor for the opening times for your centre as they may well be closed for the Bank holiday.

If you join over the bank holiday weekend parents can join for free with at least 1 paying child, if you already have a child that train's collect a free uniform from me next lesson.
***Exclusive to the Bolton Centre, offer expires midnight on Monday 29th August***

Graduation 13th August 2016 Reminder

Graduation 13th August 2016 (Reminder)

Graduation times are as follows

Tiger Tots Programme:
All Levels -9:15am

Positive Start Programme:
White - 10am
Yellow and Orange 10:45am

Leadership Programme:
White - 10am
Yellow and Orange - 10:45am
Blue and Green Belts - 11:30am
Red Belts - 12:30pm
Blackbelt Mid Terms - 1:30pm

Address is: Bridgewater School, Worsley, Manchester, M28 2WQ

Please note that if your school is normally open on a graduation day they maybe closed on this day, please check with your instructor.

Recent Events

Recent Events

Dick and Dom Visit - 7th June 2016

The last 2 weeks have been fantastic for family martial arts centres, We had a visit from Dick and Dom Filming for the next series of Absolute Genius. This was a very warm day and a lot of thanks goes to the Swinton Do Jang Instructors Master Smythe, Mrs Smythe and Mr Watt for helping out on the day.

Graduation - 11th June 2016

This Graduation saw over 500 students across the schools graduate to there next level, however that's not all, this graduation saw over 40 people test for their next Blackbelt Grade.

we have more pictures of all our events on our facebook page. check us out and like our page for up to date information about future events.


Yours in Moo Do Kwan
Mr D Hartley