Announcements

Please check this page for current class announcements and information.

CANCELLED Classes starting Mon, 3-17-20 until....due to the COVID-19:

posted Mar 16, 2020, 1:44 PM by Jodi Nelson

CANCELLED CLASSES starting Monday, March 17, 2020 as we navigate and do our part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The Recreation Department is hoping to re-open the facilities on April 1st…..BUT, continue to check with the Roswell website and our karate website for current updates as information is changing daily.  You should have received an email from the City of Roswell letting you know that classes have been canceled.  ALL facilities will remain closed until the City of Roswell states that any classes may resume.  There are no exceptions allowed for any classes or facility use.  The Roswell Website has a Coronavirus update on their home page in regards to what the City is doing.

PLEASE continue to practice your katas, weapons, Ippon Kumite, combinations, board breaking techniques, self-defense and terminology during this time off from school and karate….REMEMBER that rank testing is still coming….we will adjust the April date and timing as needed and/or try have a future workout once karate class resumes.  OSU!

WORKOUT for ALL Belts (Sat, 3-14-20) Friendship Community Center Oxford, AL:

posted Mar 2, 2020, 12:14 PM by Jodi Nelson

WHATALL Ranking Belt Workout
DATE:  Saturday, March 14, 2020 (CENTRAL Standard Time/CST)
TIME:  12:30 pm until finished (approx 2-3 hour workout)
LOCATION:  Friendship Community Center, 2930 Friendship Road, Oxford, AL 36203

Come a little earlier to stretch out and be ready to workout. Bring all weapons for practice. Everyone should try their best to take advantage of this additional training opportunity.

Spring Qtr 2020 Class Begins Mon, 3-30-20:

posted Mar 2, 2020, 12:00 PM by Jodi Nelson

The Spring Quarter class BEGINS Monday, March 30, 2020. If you have not already signed up, please do so as you need to be an official student on the Roswell Recreation Roster to attend class and continue your training. OSU!

WELCOME "New" students and "Returning" students to Spring Quarter 2020!
Spring Class Begins:  Monday, March 30, 2020

Spring Class Ends:  Monday, June 29, 2020

CANCELLED....WorkOut Brown/Black Belts (Sat, March 21, 2020) Roswell Rec Center:

posted Mar 2, 2020, 11:59 AM by Jodi Nelson   [ updated Mar 16, 2020, 1:38 PM ]

CANCELLED WorkOut due to the City closing down all Rec Facilities due to the COVID-19.

WHAT:  Advanced Belt Workout (Brown & Black belts)
DATE:  Saturday, March 21, 2020
TIME:  10:30 am until finished (approx 2-3 hour workout)
LOCATION:  Roswell Recreation Center gym, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell, GA 30075

Come a little earlier to stretch out and be ready to workout. Bring all weapons for practice. We will have high ranking guest Black Belts from Alabama attending. Everyone should try their best to take advantage of this additional training opportunity.

Brown/Black Belt WorkOut & Black Belt Presentation, DOTHAN, AL(Sat, April 25, 2020):

posted Feb 26, 2020, 12:55 PM by Jodi Nelson   [ updated Feb 27, 2020, 8:47 AM ]

WHAT​: Black And Brown Belt Workout and Meeting AND Black Belt Presentation from Winter Camp Testing 2020
DATE​: Saturday, April 25, 2020​ ​(Central Standard Time/CST)
WHERE​: Walton Park Recreation Center, 122 Walton Drive, Dothan, AL 36303 [Phone: 1.334.615.4710]
 
We will have a Black and Brown belt intensive workout in Dothan, AL at Walton Park Recreation Center, Walton Drive on Saturday April 25​th​.    Please bring all of your weapons.  The schedule will be as follows:
 
 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - workout (​Central Standard Time/CST​)
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm - lunch will be provided
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm - workout will continue
 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm – meeting
AFTER the workout/meeting is over, we will have a social at the Culbreth’s house at ​1204 Rampart Drive, Dothan, AL​ and we will provide the food.

The workout will cover katas, weapons, ippon kumite, counts, movements and clear up any questions you may have on katas and weapons.  We will be videoing some of the katas and demonstrate some of the katas and weapons as they are supposed to be with movements and counts.
 
This is a FREE clinic for all brown and black belts.  Everyone should be at the clinic since it is to help you improve in all areas of your training.
 
If you are in town early on Friday, please feel free to stop by the Culbreth’s home to visit. 
 
Additional information will be posted on the website as to accommodations.

IMPORTANT​:  We will need a head count since we are providing food for lunch and the after-social, so please e-mail to ​worldyoshukai@graceba.net​ to let us know if you can make the clinic.

Sincerely, ​Kaicho Toyama and Kaicho Culbreth  OSU

NO Class Mon, 2-17-20 (President’s Day/Washington’s B-Day):

posted Feb 6, 2020, 11:07 AM by Jodi Nelson

NO CLASS on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of Washington’s Birthday/President’s Day holiday.  Please continue to practice and work on your materials...we will see everyone on Wednesday, 2-19-20.

NOTE:  REGISTER for Spring Quarter 2020!  The new spring quarter classes begin on Mon, 3-30-20 and end on Mon, 6-29-20.)
OSU!

MOVE Back to Recreation Center (Monday, February 3, 2020):

posted Jan 29, 2020, 10:07 AM by Jodi Nelson

We MOVE BACK to our regular Dojo (Recreation Center gym) starting Monday, February 3, 2020.  At that time we will officially leave our "Winter Dojo" until next Winter session.  Please remember to arrive at the Recreation Center at our normal class time (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm).  See everyone at the Recreation Center.  OSU!

Workout: All Kyu Grades/Brown/Black Belts (Sat, Feb 1, 2020):

posted Jan 27, 2020, 10:31 AM by Jodi Nelson

Date:  Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location:  Anniston Dojo, 908 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201
Time & Ranks:
-ALL Kyu Grades & Brown Belts: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (CST) workout
-Brown/Black Belts: 12:40 pm to until (CST) workout [Brown Belts can workout both sessions]

**IF testing at Winter Camp....expect a light version of Pre-Test/Workout; AND, if thinking about Summer Camp testing, just come for a great workout and extra practice!  This is an easy day trip and you will get to work out with a great bunch of high ranking Black Belts who'll be familiar with who you are!  Find a friend and carpool over for a great afternoon workout!  Roswell Black Belts come early and please help with the “All Kyu Grades/Brown Belts Workout/Pre-Test”.  ~OSU

NO Class Monday, 1-20-20 (MLK Day):

posted Jan 15, 2020, 6:17 PM by Jodi Nelson

There will be "NO CLASS" on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of the Martin Luther King (MLK day) holiday.  The school system is closed for this holiday, therefore we have no dojo for class time.  Please continue to practice and work on your materials….we will see everyone back at the school on Wednesday, January 22.  OSU!

Brown/Black Belt Workout/Pre-Test on Sat, Jan. 18, 2020:

posted Jan 12, 2020, 6:40 PM by Jodi Nelson

When:  Saturday, January 18, 2020

Where:   Anniston Dojo

               908 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201

Time:  Brown Belts:    12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (CST)

           Black Belts:       2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (CST)

**IF testing at Winter Camp you must attend.......expect a light version of Pre-Test/Workout, AND if thinking about Summer Camp come for a great workout and extra practice.  This is an easy day trip and you will get to work out with a great bunch of high ranking Black Belts who'll be familiar with who you are!  Find a friend and carpool over for a great afternoon workout!  Roswell Black Belts come early and please help with the Brown Belt Workout/Pre-Test.  ~OSU


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