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Masters Promotions by Grandmaster Jung 12/9/2016

posted by Kendall Bailey   [ updated ]

GM Jung will be arriving at TRMA on 12-9-26 for Friday night class to promote black belts who tested at Cedar Rapids. He will be there at the start of class for promotions. This is open for anyone to attend and celebrate our senior black belts. Let's have a strong showing of support . Immediately after Mr Jung will be leaving to promote Martial Arts America senior students.

Congratulations to
  • Grandmaster Brett McBroom on attaining the rank of 8th Dan!
  • Grandmaster Steven Gonzalez on attaining the rank of 8th Dan!
  • Grandmaster Brad Deaton on attaining the rank of 8th Dan!
  • Master Anita Williams on attaining the rank of 7th Dan!
  • Master Dwayne Ferguson on attaining the rank of 7th Dan!
  • Master Roger Netsch on attaining the rank of 6th Dan!
  • Master Bryan Siever on attaining the rank of 6th Dan!

Tai Chi schedule

posted Nov 21, 2016, 12:34 PM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Nov 21, 2016, 12:35 PM ]

Tai Chi class will be held this coming Saturday after Thanksgiving on November 26th at the regular time at 9am

On November 30th Tai chi class will be held at 7:30PM. There is no Tai chi class on Saturday December 3rd due to Cedar Rapids testing.

On December 7th Tai Chi class will be held at 8pm. There is no Tai chi class on Saturday December 10th due to color belt testing.

 

   Master Gonzalez

15th Invitational Pil Sung Tae Kwon Do Tournament

posted Nov 3, 2016, 1:13 PM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Nov 3, 2016, 1:15 PM ]

Saturday, May 13th, 2017, at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, West Des Moines.

Save the date.  More information to come.

Holiday Party and Annual Meeting January 7, 2017

posted Nov 3, 2016, 1:02 PM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Nov 6, 2016, 6:21 PM ]

The TRMA Holiday Party and Annual Meeting are scheduled for Saturday, January 7, beginning at 6pm.  The event will be held at the Fred Maytag Scout Building, 6321 Scout Trail, Des Moines (see the map).  It is right off of Hwy 28/SE 1st St across from Brown's Woods.  TRMA will provide meat and drinks.  We ask families to provide a side-item (chips, salad, fruit, pasta, whatever you like).

Black Belt Seminar November 5th, 1-3:30pm

posted Oct 8, 2016, 3:08 AM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Nov 3, 2016, 12:20 PM ]

Teaching , testing and board breaking will be presented As time allows other topics. Along with questions and answers and member discussions on what topics to present for next seminar

Indianola Schedule and Location for Oct/Nov 2016

posted Oct 6, 2016, 3:17 PM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Oct 6, 2016, 3:18 PM ]

See the attached announcements below for information regarding the location and times of the Indianola classes.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Oct. 29th

posted Oct 6, 2016, 2:45 PM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Oct 6, 2016, 3:01 PM ]

October 29th is the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.  I will be walking the 5k and my team's name is Anita's Team.  If anyone would like to walk with me, please sign up.  If you cannot walk but, would like to donate to breast cancer research, please do so under my teams name.

Here's a link to the team page.

Pil Sung,
Master Williams 

Tai Chi class to begin October 8th, 9am at the Hub

posted Aug 31, 2016, 10:58 AM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Aug 31, 2016, 11:41 AM ]

Master Gonzalez will start teaching a new Qi Gong and Tai Chi fan class on October 8th.  This will be a regular Saturday 9am class.  This class is initially open to black belts only, but may expand to colored belts as well as non-trma students in the future.

The first section of class will focus on Qi Gong (life energy) for health and healing. Qi gong is a part of Chinese medicine. The second section will focus on Flying Rainbow tai chi fan work. The third section will focus on Chinese self-massage.

December 2016 Test Schedule Changes

posted Aug 27, 2016, 4:55 AM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Aug 30, 2016, 2:00 PM ]

Grandmaster Jung will be holding a special test on December 3rd for 5th Dan and above in Cedar Rapids. Many of the TRMA masters will be participating in this test.  As a result, the TRMA tests for December are being scheduled as follows:
  • Test for higher Dan rank: Friday December 2nd, 6pm.
  • Test for temporary black belt: Friday December 2nd, 7:15pm.
  • Color belt tests ( white through brown ): Saturday December 10th at the usual times ( Green belts 9am, and so on ).
Please consider attending the masters' test in Cedar Rapids. More information will be posted as it is available.

There will be no brown/black belt class on December 2nd.

Martial Arts America Tournament on Oct. 29th 2016

posted Aug 25, 2016, 11:13 AM by Kendall Bailey   [ updated Aug 25, 2016, 11:16 AM ]

To be held at Faith Baptist college.  See the tournament information here:

http://www.martialartsamerica.net/test/blog/2015/12/28/maa-2016-fall-tkd-tournament


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