Practice Videos

We are so excited to announce that practice VIDEOS have been uploaded to KICKSITE! Currently, there are videos for Hyung (forms) for all ranks, Hand and Foot Techniques for all ranks, and Children’s Il Soo Sik (One Steps) for White through Green Belts. More videos are currently being filmed and will be uploaded soon.

Every student should have a Kicksite account setup. In addition to the videos mentioned above, Kicksite also allows access to Terminology, Rank Requirement Documents, Billing Info, Payment Info, Attendance Checker, and more!

If you do not have a Kicksite account, need assistance logging in, or any other help with Kicksite, please reach out to us via REMIND Text.

I also want to make sure everyone is aware of our other forms of communication. Students, Parents, & Guardians are all encouraged to sign up to receive text through REMIND. Simply text @cklatsd to 81010

Please be sure you are following our website by entering your email in the box to the left as well as following us on Facebook & Instagram. In addition to our public Facebook Page, we have also set up a private page just for our current students. You can find it by searching for Central Karate Students Only on Facebook.

TANG SOO!

Let’s Play A Game!

How about a little Tang Soo Do Terminology Game?
The winner will receive a $30 Walmart Gift Card or a Central Karate T-shirt (winner may choose).
All questions will be posted on the Central Karate Student’s Only Facebook Page. This is a private page, but will pop up when searched for on Facebook. You will have to request to be a member if you aren’t already one. 
Rules: Only one submission per student, per question. If a student is using their parent/guardian’s account, they must include their name as well as the answer to their question in the comments. SPELLING COUNTS! To make it fair, all questions will be pulled from the White Belt folder that all new students receive (can be found on kicksite). You must answer the question on the day it is posted. Each correct answer will count as one point/submission. At the end of the game, your name will go into a “pot” equivalent to the number of questions you got correct. I will go live and draw one name and announce the winner. Game will start today, 1/12/21 and end on 1/21/21. Winner will be announced on 1/22/21. Only current students may enter.

 

January Testing Schedule

Students will be notified the night of Pre-Testing if they are eligible for testing. All testing forms and fees must be returned no later than Wednesday, January 27th. No late forms or fees will be accepted. Gup/Black Belt testing will take place on the following days:

  • White Belts: Thursday, January 28th @ 6:00
  • Yellow Belts: Thursday, January 28th @ 6:00
  • Orange Belts: Friday, January 29th @ 6:00
  • Green Belts: Thursday, January 28th @ 7:00
  • Red, Blue, & Black Belts: Friday, January 29th @ 7:00

White Belt Reminder!

All White Belts must have their own SPARRING GEAR before their first test. If you’re eligible to test in January and don’t have any sparring gear, get it ordered ASAP. Directions for ordering and sizing can be found on our website!

Not sure if you’re eligible to test this January, check the student section tab. The password was sent out in Remind.

January Pre-Test Schedule

Good afternoon parents & students!

January Pre-Testing is almost here! We’ve made a few changes to the schedule for Pre-Test week. The calendar on our website, our Facebook page, as well as the calendars at the do jang have been updated to reflect these changes.

A quick reminder that all patches must be on uniforms for Pre-Testing. For Yellow Belts and up that means the red ITF patch on the left chest and the yellow flag patch on the right arm. Green, Red, & Black Belts should have the appropriate lapel trim on their uniforms. Black Belts should have the correct Recert patch under their flag patch on the right arm. Students who are missing these items will NOT BE ALLOWED TO PRE-TEST!

At Pre-Testing, students will be asked their required terminology questions. Students must get 4/5 questions correct in order to pass. If a question has more than one part, the entire question must be correct in order to receive credit. For White Belts, answers to your terminology questions can be found in the folder you received when you signed up. Yellow Belts & up may find the answers to your questions using the light blue ITF Gup Manual you received at Yellow Belt. If you need to purchase a new book, please see Mrs. Lauren. DO NOT USE GOOGLE! YOU WILL GET THE WRONG ANSWERS!

Pre-Test Week (January 18-21)

  • Monday, January 18th
    • White Belt Pre-Test 6:00-7:00
    • Green Belt Pre-Test 7:00-8:00
  • Tuesday, January 19th
    • Yellow Belt Pre-Test 6:00-7:00
    • REGULAR CLASS FOR WHITE & YELLOW 7:00-7:45
  • Wednesday, January 20th
    • Orange Belt Pre-Test 6:00-7:00
    • REGULAR CLASS FOR ORANGE & GREEN 7:00-7:45
  • Thursday, January 21st
    • Red, Cho Dan Bo, & Black Belt Pre-Test 6:00-til

Uniform Requirements

Free Pictures Of A Washing Machine, Download Free Clip Art, Free Clip Art on Clipart LibraryParents/ Guardians we have noticed a lot of dirty and stained uniforms lately. Please be sure to make sure uniforms are neat and free of stains at all times. Especially with COVID, uniforms should be washed after each class. New/ additional uniforms are always available at the do jang for purchase. Uniforms are only to be worn to and from class. Under no circumstances should students eat or drink in their uniforms (except water) ITF etiquette calls for only the pants to be worn to and from class and the top and belt put on upon entering the school. Students with dirty/stained uniforms WILL NOT be allowed to Pre-Test or Test.

ALL STUDENTS need to have the correct patches on their uniforms ASAP. Remember they are not iron on. With the exception of White Belts, every student should have an ITF patch as well as the Flag patch on their uniform at all times. Black Belts, please be sure you have the correct Recertification patch on your uniform. It helps us know what requirements you should be working on. If you need to purchase patches, please see Mrs. Lauren.

STUDENTS WITHOUT CORRECT PATCHES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PRE TEST OR TEST!


Detailed Uniform Requirements Per Rank:

UNIFORMS SHOULD BE CLEAN, NEAT, AND FREE OF STAINS AT ALL TIMES!!

Young ladies are required to wear some type of clothing under their uniform at all times. A sports bra, SOLID COLORED athletic tank, or SOLID COLORED t-shirt is acceptable. If you can see the undershirt, tank, or sports bra, it must be WHITE or THE COLOR OF THE BELT. No logos or writing unless it’s a Central Karate shirt. Undershirt sleeves should not extend past the sleeve of the uniform and must be tucked in.

Young men may choose if they would like to wear something under their uniform. If you can see the undershirt it must be WHITE or THE COLOR OF THE BELT. No logos or writing unless it’s a Central Karate shirt. Undershirt sleeves should not extend past the sleeve of the uniform and must be tucked in.

Leggings/pants are not to be worn under the uniform.

White Belt Students will not have any patches on their uniforms.

Yellow Belts ,Orange Belts, and Cho Dan Bo are required to have the red ITF patch on the front left of their uniform and the Flag patch on the right sleeve at all times. Please make an effort to get these patches sewn on ASAP. Yellow Belt students who have not received their Flag Patch should see Kyo Sa Nim Kennedy ASAP.

Green & Red Belt Students are required to have the ITF patch & Flag patches on their uniforms at times. Green & Red Belt Students are also required to have lapel trim on their uniforms. Ribbon is available at the do jang upon request.

Black Belts are required to have the ITF patch & Flag patches on their uniforms at all times. Black Belt Students are also required to have their full uniform trimmed in Navy Blue (sleeves, lapel, and bottom of uniform). Ribbon is available at the do jang upon request. Black Belts are also required to have the correct colored Recertification Patch on their uniform. If you need additional Recertification Patches, please see Kyo Sa Nim Kennedy to purchase them.

If anyone needs to purchase patches, they are available in the office for $10 per patch. These uniform requirements are set by the International Tang Soo Do Federation.

Tang Soo!

Jewelry Policy

no jewelryTang Soo Parents and Students,

As some of you are aware, the jewelry situation has gotten out of hand here at the do jang. No only is it causing a distraction to students, it is also unsafe for students to wear jewelry during class and it can potentially be unsafe if they are working with a partner.

Effective 6/6/16, we will have a strict NO JEWELRY policy in class. The only exceptions will be a small pair of stud earrings and wedding rings/bands for those adult students whom are married.

We appreciate your understanding and compliance with this new rule.

Sincerely,

Central Karate Louisiana