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2017 TAC Tour: Thunderbird Martial Arts Academy

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 3:23pm — webmaster

On the 4thFebruary 2017, Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation opened the 7th annual Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) tour: The Art of Street Defense in Albuquerque NM.  Kwan Jang Nim John St. James, 8th Dan, covered practical street defense, flow sets. Il Soo Sik (one step), and knife & gun defense.

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2016 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Southeast Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:31pm — webmaster

As I sit down to write this article about another great black belt camp, I am reminded of the many great times we have had at Black Belt Camp. This year was no different and in fact might have been the best we have ever had. Not only was the weather picture perfect and yet the filling of family and brotherhood was palpable.

 

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2016 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Southwest Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:24pm — webmaster

The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation’s Southwest Region held its 4th annual Dan Shim Sa (black belt test) and Championship Tournament 23-25 September in Lubbock, TX. Kwan Jang Nim John St. James and Kuktche Sabom Nim Debbie Jett traveled from Atlanta, Georgia to oversee the event. Additionally, Sunim Sabom Nim Mark Farquharson traveled from Aurora, Colorado and Sabom Nim Peter Estrada from Abilene, Texas to help, as well. Regional school owners, and their students, from Thunderbird Martial Arts, Albuquerque, NM; Colorado Tang Soo Do, Aurora, CO; Abilene Karate Academy, Abilene, TX; and DFW Tang Soo Do, Ft. Worth, TX made the trip to participate.

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2016 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation New England Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 7:40am — webmaster

Against the backdrop of the beautiful campus at Springfield College, the 2016 New England Regional Black Belt Camp and Regional Dan Shim Sa took place with attendees traveling from all parts of the region, from New Hampshire to Maryland. This was the 4th APTSDF function of this kind at the college and our hosts provided us with a fabulous environment to learn, train, and engage in fellowship. The New England region has undergone some transition over the past year, but with the significant growth in attendance at this year's camp compared to prior years, we look forward to a flourishing presence of talented martial artists in the Northeast. 

 

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2016 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Master's Clinic and National Championships

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 6:18pm — webmaster

On July 13th, 14th, and 15th, 2016, the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation hosted its annual Ko Dan Ja Master’s Clinic and National Championships. The events took place at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA. 

 

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2016 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation New England Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:51pm — webmaster

Against the backdrop of the beautiful campus at Springfield College, the 2016 New England Regional Black Belt Camp and Regional Dan Shim Sa took place with attendees traveling from all parts of the region, from New Hampshire to Maryland. This was the 4th APTSDF function of this kind at the college and our hosts provided us with a fabulous environment to learn, train, and engage in fellowship. The New England region has undergone some transition over the past year, but with the significant growth in attendance at this year's camp compared to prior years, we look forward to a flourishing presence of talented martial artists in the Northeast. 

 

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2016 Southeast Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Sun, 05/15/2016 - 6:41pm — webmaster


On the weekend of April 15-16, the southeastern region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation had its spring cycle Dan Shim Sa (Black Belt test) and review, as well as its annual championships in Trussville, Alabama. Over 70 Black Belts and Cho Dan Bo (Black Belt Candidates) tested or reviewed at the Trussville Civic Center on Friday night April 15th. Two hundred and twenty (220) competitors gathered the next day with over 500 people in attendance at the same facility for the regional championships.

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Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation 2016 TAC Tour - A Real Deal Experience

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:40pm — webmaster

The Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation concluded its nearly three month long 2016
national Technical Advisory Committee tour (TAC tour) on March 26, 2016 in Dover, NH. This
was the 6th annual TAC Tour presented by the APTSDF, and its most successful by far.

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2015 Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation Southwest Regional Championships and Dan Shim Sa

Sat, 12/19/2015 - 4:55pm — webmaster

Largest Championship in the Region

The Southwest Region of the Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation held its 3rd annual Dan Shim Sa (black belt test) and Championships November 13-15. Kwan Jang Nim St. James, International Master Deborah Jett, and Senior Master Michael Jett traveled from Atlanta, Georgia to help host activities. Senior Master Mark Farquharson traveled from Aurora, Colorado to help as well. Regional school owners and their students from Thunderbird Martial Arts, Albuquerque, NM; Colorado Tang Soo Do, Aurora, CO; Abilene Karate Academy, Abilene, TX; and DFW Tang Soo Do, Ft. Worth, TX; made the trip to participate. West Texas Karate, Lubbock, TX, hosted the weekend’s events.

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2015 Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp and Dan Shim Sa

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 9:46am — webmaster
Atlantic-Pacific Tang Soo Do Federation
Southeastern Regional Black Belt Camp
November 6th, 7th and 8th 2015
 
By: Deborah Jett, 6th Dan
 

As I sit down to write this article about another

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