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Breese Ki-Do Karate Important Dates 2018

Jan 1 NO CLASS - New Year’s
Jan 2 Classes Resume
Jan 8-11 Operation Black-Out - Special theme week to challenge students with low lighting focus and concentration Black-Out Missions. In addition, Ki-Do Instructors take this opportunity to secretly review S.E.R.T. (Special Emergency Response Training). Lights may go out without warning! Audience should be prepared for everything! The students will be! Students will love it, but not as much as the instructors!
Jan 15 NO CLASS - Martin Luther King Day. This holiday is all about equality & celebrating the 5 First Amendment Freedoms: Speech, Press, Religion, Petition, & Assembly. Enjoy!
Jan 16 & 18 Yellow (Perseverance) Stripe Test. Everyone is welcome to witness students demonstrating their skills for rank advancement. Full uniform required!
Jan 22-Feb 15 Perfect Attendance: The Golden Dragon Challenge - Students attending 7 or more classes by the next Rank Promotion will be awarded an invitation to attend. Students and their guests will learn the secrets of the Tiger (confidence), Snake (inner strength), Panther (focus), Tortoise (patience), Mantis (self-control), & Monkey (adaptability) through fun and interactive lessons and activities to become the Golden Dragon.
Jan 22-Feb 15 Students will be challenged to develop a higher level of respect for self and others.
Feb 5-8 Buddy Days for all Dragon and Jr. Black Belt Classes. Students may invite a friend to attend a fun filled class with them. Guests should be at least 4 years old & be willing to participate in some Karate focus & self-control activities.
Feb 13 & 15 Green (Respect) Stripe Test. Green Stripe is a special rank, composed of several challenging tasks, that signifies growth & improvement. Family & friends are all welcome to attend & share in the excitement. Full uniform required!
Feb 19 No Class - President’s Day. Enjoy the holiday!
Feb 19-Mar 15 Perfect Attendance: Golden Dragon Card Set Students may earn the complete Golden Dragon Card Set and all its secrets by attending 7 or more classes.
Feb 19-Mar 15 Students will be challenged to develop one of the highest levels of respect & confidence, Black Belt Modesty.
TBA Perfect Attendance: The Golden Dragon Challenge - Special hands-on seminar for students & their guests. Fun & engaging activities based on various animals designed to develop greater responsibility, respect, focus, self-control, assertiveness & confidence. Dragon & guest 5:30-6:30, Jr Black Belt & guest 6:30-8:00. Uniforms NOT required! Earn an invitation, invite a guest, & prepare for an unforgettable time!
Mar 13 & 15 Rank Promotion & Board Breaking - Students will be expected to demonstrate Black Belt Perseverance, Respect, and Modesty, as well as, wooden board breaking. Family and friends are welcome to attend these action packed tests! Full uniform required.
Mar 19-Apr 12 Perfect Attendance: Students attending 7 or more classes will earn the Master Dragon!
Mar 19-Apr 12 Students will be studying the importance of honesty through special lessons and discussions to prepare them for their rank test.
Mar 26-17 DJ Week - Music will be played during class times to help motivate students to be their best. Students may recommend their favorite songs.
Mar 29-Apr 2 Closed for Easter Break. Enjoy the holiday!
Apr 10 & 12 Orange Stripe Test - Requirements encourage students to be open, honest, and willing to grow and change. Denial of weaknesses prevents students from improving themselves. Full uniform required!
Apr 16-May 10 Perfect Attendance: Students earning 7 stamps will be awarded with a special Ki-Do Fortune for their dedication to self-improvement.
Apr 16-May 10 Black Belt Self-discipline will be the focus of study! 
Apr 23-26 Ki-Do’s Child Safety Seminar - Students and their guests will be captivated with fun interactive lessons to instill life saving knowledge & skill. These important techniques will be presented in all Dragons and Jr. Black Belt class times. Free for all! Parents, teachers, and guardians are encouraged to attend. Let’s all learn how to keep our children safe!
May 8 & 10 Purple Stripe Testing. Students will be challenged to develop their self-discipline. Like a mountain (the Purple Stripe symbol), students must learn to stand solid and firm, controlling themselves physically and mentally. Full uniform required!
May 14-Jun 12 Perfect Attendance: Students earning 7 stamps will be awarded with a Ki-Do Sweat Band!
May 14-Jun 12 Students will be studying the importance of Black Belt Integrity. 
May 28 NO CLASS - Memorial Day
Jun-July-Aug Ki-Do Karate T-shirts may be worn in place of uniform jackets.
Jun 11 & 12 Rank Promotion & Board Breaking – Students will be expected to demonstrate Black Belt Honesty, Self-discipline and Integrity. These are the key principles to developing self-respect and esteem, as well as, earning acceptance by others. Family and friends are welcome to attend these special rank tests!
Awards Ceremony & Ki-Do’s 28th Anniversary. Thursday from 6-8:00 PM at the Highland KC Hall. Full uniform required.
Jun 18-Jul 12 Perfect Attendance: Ki-Do Exhilarama - Students attending 7 or more classes by the next Rank Promotion will be awarded an invitation to attend. Students and their guests will enjoy several exhilarating activities, such as: Nuclear Dodgeball, Mission Possible, Jedi Lightsaber Academy, and Nonjas vs. Ninjas. Earn an invitation, invite a guest, & prepare for an unforgettable time!
Jun 18-Jul 12 Students will study Black Belt Courage and learn how to face their fears though special hands on lessons.
July 10 & 12 Blue Stripe Testing. Black Belt Courage is a requirement for Blue Stripe. Students must practice courage in all aspects of their lives, especially when facing challenges.
TBA Perfect Attendance: Ki-Do Exhilarama - Students and their guests will enjoy several exhilarating activities, such as: Nuclear Dodgeball, Mission Possible, Jedi Lightsaber Academy, and Nonjas vs. Ninjas. Earn an invitation, invite a guest, & prepare for an unforgettable time! Dragon & guest 5:30-6:30 & Jr Black Belt & guest 6:30-8:00.Uniforms NOT required!
Jul 16-Aug 9 Perfect Attendance Ki-Do Cash. Students may earn $5 worth of Ki-Do Cash. Ki-Do Cash may be used on merchandise & drinks.
Jul 16-Aug 9 Students will be studying Self-Confidence and the importance of believing in oneself.
Aug 13-Sep13 Perfect Attendance: Students attending 7 or more classes will earn the Fire Dragon Card!
Aug 14-Sep14 Students will be studying Inner Strength and not only learning the difference between right and wrong, but having the inner strength to choose the right thing.
Aug 21-24 Ki-Do’s Bully Proof Program. A Black Belt has a high level of respect and confidence, traits that repel bullies. Students will learn how to defeat violence and promote mutual respect. Students may invite a guest to attend this unique program during normal class times.
Sept 3 NO CLASS - Labor Day
Sept 4 Full uniforms required for all classes. Students should start wearing their jackets again.
Sept 11 & 13 Rank Promotion & Board Breaking - Students will be tested on Inner Strength, the true meaning of Ki-Do, making good choices, taking care of responsibilities, and resisting unhealthy peer pressure. Full uniform required. Family & friends are welcomed!
Sep 17-Oct 11 Perfect Attendance Halloween Party/Haunted House. Students may earn an invitation by acquiring 7 stamps. They may also invite a guest.
Sep 17-Oct 11 Black Belt Service Project - Students will be learning the importance of service toward others, a key to true happiness. During this week students will be asked to bring in food items to build a huge Service Tower in our lobby. Items will be donated to the Food Pantry.
Oct 8 NO CLASS - Columbus Day
Oct 9 & 11 White Stripe Testing - Students will be expected to demonstrate their physical, mental and emotional skills to earn their stripe. Family & friends are welcome. Full uniform required.
TBA Perfect Attendance Halloween Party 6:00-8:00. Games, activities, costume contest, haunted house, and more. Students may invite a guest. Uniforms are NOT required.
Oct 15-Nov 11 Perfect Attendance: The instructors will have an award for students attending 7 or more classes!
Oct 22-25 Pillow Fu Battles for Dragons & JRBBTC during normal class times. Yes, it is like Kung Fu, but much more fun. This program teaches students how to use backpacks for self-defense by practicing with a much safer pillow. Students may invite a guest to attend these special classes. Everyone should bring their favorite pillow for battle!
Oct 31 Happy Halloween! Have a spooktacular time!
Nov 5-29 Ki-Do Christmas Sale - Merchandise discounted 10%-30%, including stock and special order items.
Nov 6 & 8 Black Stripe Testing - Students will be expected to demonstrate Black Belt Responsibility. Family & friends are welcome. Full uniform required.
Nov 12 No Class - Veteran's Day - Let's celebrate & appreciate their service for our freedom!
Nov 12-Dec 6 Perfect Attendance: Students attending 7 or more classes will earn a Ki-Do gift.
Nov 12-Dec 6 Students will be studying the importance of honor and how to develop this important quality.
Nov 12 -15 Crazy Feet Week - Ki-Do will provide washable markers, stamps, and other art supplies for students wishing to decorate their feet during classes!
Nov 19 & 20 Adult VIP Days for all Dragons & Junior students. Students may treat a special guest to an exciting class. Fun for all fitness levels. Adult VIP may be parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, family or friends (VIPs should be 16 years or older). VIPs should wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
Nov 22 NO CLASS - Thanksgiving! Enjoy the Holiday!
Dec 4 & 6 Rank Promotion & Board Breaking - Students will be tested on their Black Belt Honor. Full uniform required. Family and friends are welcome to attend these exciting tests!
Dec 10-13 S.N.O.W. (Special Ninja Ops Week) - Students will perform "Special Ninja Ops" during normal class times.
Dec 10-Jan 24 Perfect Attendance: Students attending 7 or more classes will earn a Ki-Do prize.
Dec 17-20 The Ki-Do Instructors will be giving out special student gifts during classes.
Dec 24-31 No Class - Christmas Break!