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  • Self Defense

    Once again, we are offering a three-week self-defense seminar on Wednesday nights from 8-9pm. Open to men and women, Ms. Maria and her volunteers will help you learn basic self defense techniques, ways to protect yourself, and be more aware of your surroundings. The seminar is open to all levels of ability. We recommend the seminar to anyone aged 16 and older. For more information and pricing, please see Ms. Stephanie in the office. ....

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  • GDD got a make-over!

    In addition to practicing and testing, Ms. Maria and friends gave the studio a make-over! New paint, new molding, and a new configuration were finished while the studio was closed for the holidays. Ms. Maria and her helpers scrubbed, sanded, painted, scrubbed some more, and cleaned every inch of the space. Come check out the new layout and try out a new class for the New Year! ....

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  • We have a new 5th Dan at Golden Dragon Defense!!

    While our students were celebrating the holidays, our very own Ms. Maria was busy testing for her 5 th Dan Black Belt. On December 28, 2019, Ms. Maria earned her next Dan black belt. For the past nine months, Ms. Maria prepared her patterns, self-defense, sparring and knowledge. Our upper level color belt students were invited to observe her testing. She wanted to be an example for them and shared that she too was nervous! But with grit, perseverance, and indomitable spirit, she got through her testing. We can’t wait to see her in her new belt! ....

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  • December Special 2019

    Want to try out a new type of fitness program? Wondering what Eskrima is all about? Come spend the month of December with GDD! For $59, you can take any class, any day, for the month of December! Learn Tae Kwon Do or Eskrima. Take a cardio kickboxing or Boxing class. Better yet, need a gift for someone, stop in and get a gift certificate for a month of any class for $59. ....

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  • Back to School

    Back to School
    We are now in the second week of the new school year. We hope students are enjoying their new classes, new teachers, and for some, a new school! With the new school year comes new challenges, new adventures, and new learning. If you’ve been in class recently, you’ll have heard Ms. Maria say how important reading is. You may have heard that from your teachers too! Did you know that 20 minutes of reading every day can add up to learning over 1 million words this year? Learning your TKD curriculum can be a part of your nightly reading! So don’t forget your curriculum in addition to learning your patterns and self-defense! ....

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  • Upcoming News

    Upcoming News:

    Our first Dragon’s Night of the new school year will be this Friday, September 13 th from 6:30-10pm. Come join the GDD gang for a night of laser tag, noodle fights, games, pizza, and more! You can even sign up a friend. Space is limited so sign up soon!
    We will have two testing nights in September. Belts up to green will test Friday, Sept 20 th . Blue stripes and above will test the following Friday, Sept 27 th . Testing will begin at 5:00pm.
    Starting Oct 1 st , the full dobok will be required. This includes the jacket and pants. You can wear the GDD T-shirt underneath.
    Our first TKD Tournament will be Master Skinner’s Global Tae Kwon Do @ Providence Creek ....

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  • Back to .... Dragon's Night?

    We celebrated the end of summer with a Dragon's Night so it's time to welcome a new school year with one too. On Friday, September 13th, GDD will host a Back to School Dragon's Night. Get your nerf guns ready. When you get your back to school supplies, don't forget the nerf gun supplies too! Ms. Maria is stocking up, but not with pens and pencils. Heeeheeeeheee.....mark your calendars. Sign up sheet coming soon! ....

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  • Attention Parents!

    Need something for your child to do in August? Sign them up for Tae Kwon Do! The summer is a great time to start learning a new sport. If your child doesn't have a fall sport planned, consider taking a free trial class at GDD! Our new schedule starts August 5th. Check us out before the fall rush! ....

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  • New Memberships

    Starting August 1st, we are offering new membership options for new Tae Kwon Do and Eskrima students. We will now have 3 and 6 month options, in addition to our yearly memberships. Our hope is to better serve those customers with fall and spring sports. We want Tae Kwon Do to compliment and not compete with school sports :) Come ask Ms. Maria or Ms. Stephanie for more information. ....

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  • Summer Fun with GDD

    Get ready for GDD's annual summer fun! On Saturday, August 3rd, GDD will host it's annual summer picnic. This potluck event is open to ALL GDD families. Come join your favorite black belts and Ms. Maria, and don't forget your water gun! In fact, bring a few because you can never have enough water guns on a hot day. The food sign up sheet is in the studio! See you there! ....

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