- Monthly Referee Training
- Dance Werk!
- Holiday Schedule 2017
- Junior International Cup & US Open
- SMAC Grappling Competition
Monthly Referee Training
Next workshop – Thursday, April 6th Only!
A monthly training program designed to educate and train Arizona referees to USA Karate National Referee A skill level. Knowledge from this program will benefit everyone who has an interest in learning USA Karate/WKF 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
Everyone is invited who wants to understand the rules and protocols used in our sanctioned USA Karate Arizona competitions. Though the focus and structure is geared for referee development, all parties (competitors, coaches, instructors, and parents) will gain a complete understanding of competition rules.
All participants are encouraged to bring a copy of the current rules. Please click the links below;
Please contact Ray Hughes for additional information on this program. Cell 602-315-5011
Dance Werk is a high energy class that will take your cardio workouts to a new level.
This class provides students with international genres of music, combined with dance moves that will get your fitness in check, while making a positive impact on both your physical and mental well being. No dance background necessary and open to all fitness levels.
Come start your weekend off right and booty shake with us!
Saturdays from 8 AM to 9 AM
$35 for 4 sessions
$20 for each additional family member
50% of the proceeds will go to benefit the Champions Foundation of Arizona!
Holiday Schedule 2017
The dojo will be closed on the following dates;
Monday, January 16th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day
Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th - Independence Day
Monday, September 4th - Labor Day
Tuesday, October 31st - Halloween
Saturday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
Wednesday, November 22nd and Thursday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving
Wednesday, December 20th 2017 through Tuesday, January 2nd 2018 - Winter Break
Junior International Cup & US Open
The 2017 Junior International Cup and US Open will take place at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from Thursday, April 13th through Sunday, April 16th.
This is one of the largest competitions in the United States, drawing competitors from all over the world!
Sensei Ray and Tyler will be accompanying our Elite Competition Team to this event. Due to their absence, the following classes will be cancelled;
Thursday, April 13th
Beginning Pee Wee Karate @ 3:45 PM
Introductory Pee Wee Karate @ 4:15 PM
All other classes will be held as scheduled.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but please feel free to make up your scheduled class at anytime.
SMAC Grappling Competition
All competitors must wear a gi, helmet and mouthpiece
Matches will be two minutes in length
The competitor who controls their opponent for 15 seconds or accumulates the most points by the end of the match wins.
A repechage system will be used.
1 point for a take down or sweep
2 points for side control
3 points for mount or back control
Pre-registration only! Registration will close on Saturday, April 29th at 8 PM. Click here to register.
A minimum tax deductible donation of $10 per competitor to the Champions Foundation of Arizona.
Only a handful of volunteers will be needed to help keep track of time, scoring, and tree bracketing. Please contact Sensei Tyler directly if you would like to help you!