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2010 Southeast Regional Championships & Dan Shim Sa

Wed, 06/02/2010 - 6:44pm — webmaster

 

On the weekend of April 23-25, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its annual championships and spring cycle black belt test. The event was hosted by Mr. Randall Leverett of Amory, Mississippi, who was also among those testing for Sam Dan on Friday, April 23. Both the test and the tournament took place at the Hope Church in Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis Presley.

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2009 Southeast Regional Championships & Dan Shim Sa

Thu, 11/26/2009 - 2:14pm — webmaster
On the weekend of October 23-25, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its fall cycle Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt test) and review, as well as its annual championships in Trussville, Alabama. Over 100 Black Belts and Cho Dan Bo (Black Belt Candidates) tested or reviewed at the Trussville Athletics Center on Friday night October 23rd. Two hundred (200) plus competitors gathered the next day, October 24th at the same facility for the regional championships.

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2009 New England Regional Championships

Sun, 11/01/2009 - 1:26pm — webmaster

The Fall New England Regional APTSDF Dan Shim Sa took place on Friday, October 9th at the Southbury Academy of Karate in picturesque Southbury, Connecticut. The Regional Championships proceeded the very next day with participant ranks ranging from tiny tigers and pee wees all the way to senior black belts. Both events took place with high expectations which were both met and exceeded in a seamless fashion. 

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Vision Tour 2009

Thu, 10/15/2009 - 8:36pm — webmaster

Two martial arts Federation founders from across the world came together to kick-off Kwan Jang Nim John St. James’s Vision Tour of the Southeastern and Northeastern United States recently. Kwan Jang Nim St. James, founder of the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation and Kwan Jang Nim Stephen Washington of the Asia Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation joined forces for the nearly three week tour.

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2009 Southeast Regional Black Belt Camp

Wed, 08/05/2009 - 9:21pm — webmaster

On the weekend of July 10-12, 2009, the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation held its annual Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp. It was the first camp held at Children’s Harbor on Alabama’s Lake Martin, as well as the first ever to welcome red belts. Seven masters and two master’s candidates were present, apart from Grandmaster John St. James, the President and Founding Master of the APTSDF.

 

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2009 New England Regional Black Belt Camp & Dan Shim Sa

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 4:55pm — webmaster

May 2009 - The 3rd annual New England Regional APTSDF Black Belt Camp took place from May 15th-17th, 2009 at the picturesque YMCA Camp Jewell in the mountains of Northwestern Connecticut at Colebrook.  This now being the 3rd annual event, we in the New England region have come to expect nothing short of an inspirational, motivational, and highly educational experience.  These expectations were met and surpassed by far. Over 90 participants of all ages with ranks from red belt to Senior Masters joined with Grandmaster St. James for a spectacular weekend.

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2009 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Master’s Clinic

Sun, 04/12/2009 - 11:38am — webmaster

The Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation, headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia recently hosted their annual Ko Dan Ja or Master’s Clinic. Masters and Master’s candidates from across the U.S. traveled to the annual Ko Dan Ja and spent four (4) days focusing on the history, tradition, culture, philosophy, and physical skills related to the ancient art of Tang Soo Do. The clinic took place from Thursday, March 26th to Sunday, March 29th at Federation headquarters in Suwanee. 

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2008 Southeast Regional Black Belt Camp & Dan Shim Sa

Tue, 11/18/2008 - 6:18pm — webmaster

On the weekend over November 7, 8, and 9, 2008, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its fifth annual Black Belt Camp in Jackson’s Gap, Alabama. About 120 martial artists were in attendance, over half of them participated in the Dan Shim Sa which opened the camp on Friday night.

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APTSDF Grandmaster Visits Mexico

Tue, 11/11/2008 - 8:47pm — webmaster

The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation recently conducted a two day advanced training symposium in the outskirts of Mexico City.

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2008 New England Regional Championships

Sun, 10/26/2008 - 12:35pm — webmaster


 On October 11, the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation hosted its 2008 New England Regional Championships at the Meriden Boys and Girls Club in Meriden, Connecticut. A couple hundred gathered to enjoy the day and everyone had a wonderful time. Black Belts and Gup members competed in divisions for weapons, forms, free sparring and board-breaking.

The facility handled all the activities beautifully. The gymnasium was spacious, with two entrances controlling the flow of people, and a tiered seating/spectator gallery along one side. The layout was well-organized; a station for purchasing boards for breaking events, and another for raffle tickets and commemorative T-shirts. Master Marc Sattler, surprised us with his own Tang Soo Do artwork on the shirts, copied from his original painting. He also presented his first print to Grandmaster St. James during the opening ceremonies.

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