Upcoming Events

2018 Black Belt Exam and Holiday Party

Saturday, December 1st

Our 2018 Black Belt Exam will be held on at Scottsdale Martial Arts Center starting at 9 AM (ending around 12 PM). This event will be open to the public but all noise must be kept to an absolute minimum. All Saturday classes will be cancelled.

Following the black belt exam, we will be hosting out Annual Holiday Party. Please join us as we celebrate another great year, recognize our dojo volunteers, and congratulate our black belt candidates.

Keeping with tradition, this will be a potluck event. SMAC will provide drinks if you help provide the food. Please click here to sign up.

This years entertainment will be brought to you by SMAC's own, Miranda G. and her band, Firestorm.

5:30 PM - Arrival and Social Gathering
6:30 PM - Recognition of SMAC Volunteers
7:30 PM - Black Belt Ceremony

Holiday Schedule 2018

The dojo will be closed on the following dates;

Monday, January 15th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 12th - State Championship Recovery Day
Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4th through Sunday, July 8th - Independence Day
Monday, September 3rd - Labor Day
Wednesday, Oct. 31st - Halloween
Monday, November 12th - Veteran's Day
Wednesday, November 21st and Thursday, November 22nd - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 24th through Sunday, January 6th - Winter Break

Monthly Tournament Training

Next workshop – February 2019

Program Description

A monthly training program designed to educate and train Arizona referees, coaches, competitors, and volunteers on the current USA Karate rules.

Training Dates and Times

The program will be held every first Thursday and third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Scottsdale Martial Arts Center
9151 E. Bell Rd., Ste. 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Invited Participants

Everyone is invited who wants to understand the rules and protocols used in our sanctioned USA Karate Arizona competitions.

2018 Training Schedule (dates subject to change)

February 1st and 7th
March 1st and 21st
April 5th and 18th
May 16th
June 7th and 20th
July 5th
August 2nd and 15th
September 6th and 19th
No training for November and December