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.


Detailed Uniform Requirements Per Rank:


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!

Report Cards

Image may contain: text that says 'CARD REPORT SKILLS ARTS A A MATH LANGUAGE = SLIENCE STUDIES A+ SOLIAL SI6NATURE PARENTS PARENTS'It’s that time! We want to see those 1st 9 weeks report cards. Awards will be given out for A Honor Roll & A/B Honor Roll. 2nd, 3rd, & 4th 9 weeks we also give out awards for “Academic Improvement”.  Please bring a hard copy of your child’s report card to KSN Kennedy (we have a copy machine if needed). No emailed or texted copies will be accepted. The last day to turn in report cards is Thurs, Nov 12th!

January 2021 Pre-Test/ Test Schedule

Mark your calendars! Our next Gup/ Dan test will be held in January. A list of eligible Pre-Testers will be posted in early January. Please be sure that you attending class, studying terminology, and practicing as much as possible during the next 3 months so you will be prepared for testing. A reminder to our White Belt students that you must have your own sparring gear before testing.

A reminder that Pre-Testing is required in order to be eligible for testing. Students must get 4/5 Terminology questions correct in order to pass their Pre-Test. Students should be practicing at home. Test requirements and terminology can be found by logging into Kicksite. DO NOT USE GOOLE FOR YOUR TERMINOLOGY. White Belts should use their folders and Yellow Belts and up should use their blue Gup Manuals to find the answers.

January 18-21: Pre-Test Week Schedule

  • Monday, January 18th
    • 6:00-7:00 White & Yellow Belt Pre-Test
    • 7:00-7:45 Regular Class for Red Belts & Up
  • Tuesday, January 19th
    • 6:00-7:00 Orange Belt Pre-Test
    • 7:00-7:45 Regular Class for White & Yellow Belts
  • Wednesday, January 20th
    • 6:00-7:00 Green Belt Pre-Test
    • 7:00-7:45 Regular Class for Orange & Green Belts
  • Thursday, January 21st
    • 6:00-8:00ish Red, Blue, & Black Belt Pre-Test

Gup Testing Schedule

  • Thursday, January 28th
    • 6:00-7:00 White & Yellow Belt Testing
    • 7:00-8:30 Green Belt Testing
  • Friday, January 29th
    • 6:00-7:00 Orange Belt Testing
    • 7:00-til Red, Cho Dan Bo, & Black Belt Testing

Christmas Party / Awards Night

Fri. December 4th 6:00pm

It’s almost time for the annual Central Karate Louisiana Christmas Party! We will also combine the party with our 4th Quarter Awards Night. The party will be “potluck” style so every family is asked to bring a dish. There is a sign-up sheet for food located on the inside of the small glass door of the do jang. Central Karate will provide drinks and a sandwich tray. We ask that you please limit pre-packaged deserts and instead bring a food dish. (unless you make a killer homemade desert!)

In addition to the potluck, and 4th quarter awards, we will be doing a small gift exchange for the kids. Parents are asked to bring a small gift for their child (no more than $20) wrapped, and labeled with the child’s name. Because we have limited space available, we are asking that only Immediate family attend! (parents/guardian & siblings) Students should come dressed in their uniforms and should wear a shirt under (white or color of belt) for when it’s time to eat.

Thanksgiving Week Schedule

Happy Thanksgiving Turkey Balloon 17in | Party CityPlease pay special attention to the week of November 23-26 as we will have a special schedule that wee because of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Monday, November 23rd 

  • 6:00-6:45 Fight Night for groups B&C combined!

Tuesday, November 24th

  • 6:00-6:45 Fight Night for group A! (must have your own sparring gear)

Wednesday, November 25th & Thursday, November 26th

  • School Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday. Enjoy time with family and friends.

Buddy Week!

The week of November 9-12 will be our Buddy Week. Students who attend this week should bring a buddy with them to class. No buddies younger than 5, please! Parents, you are always encouraged to be your child’s buddy! We have broken up Buddy Week into age groups so that students can train with others who are their age and rank. Students MUST BRING A BUDDY to participate! We have fun activities planned for each night. Don’t miss it!

  • Monday 11/9: Students Ages 5-7
  • Tuesday 11/10: Students Ages 8-10
  • Wednesday 11/11: Students Ages 11-13
  • Thursday 11/12: Students Ages 14 & up

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.


Central Karate Louisiana