This Week’s Announcements from the Mat


Time to review your goals
Please be sure to schedule your progress check with Master Helsdon.

In-class evaluation this week
Evaluations will take place for all beginners, stripe belts, and solid yellow belts during normal class times all week long. Graduation will be Friday, Dec. 9, at 5:00 p.m.

Tip testing for your next rank
Orange, green/brown, and red belts, sign up for tip testing at

Request-to-test forms due for Friday’s gup test
Yellow/orange belts and above, please submit your request-to-test form by Wednesday if you’re planning to test for your next rank Friday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m. Graduation follows the test at 7:30. The make-up test will be Monday, Dec. 12, at 7:00 p.m.

Visualization boards due
Find details here!

This month’s Leadership weapon is STAFF
Bring your book Mondays and Tuesdays, as well as Saturday 12/17. Bring your staff Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturday 12/10.

December’s concept is PERSEVERANCE
Young kids project  School-age kids project  Teens and adults project


  • TBK class schedule
  • Masks are optional in class
  • TBK’s Zoom code is 368-076-741, password “tbkrocks”. Change the name of the meeting attendee to show the student’s name and level or belt color so we can quickly approve them in the Zoom waiting room.