WE ARE OPEN TODAY (MONDAY 3/4/19) FOR ALL CLASSES!
1. We are looking to enroll
new Students, but we need your help! If you bring in a new Student between now
and March 29th. When they pay their first month, yours will be free! “Fine
details:” We will give them one full week of free classes before they need to
decide AND We will give them a Free Uniform when they sign up! Also, please go
to our website WWW.ETKK.COM under “testimonials” leave a positive statement on
what you like about us!
2. 13TH ANNUAL LAZER TAG FAMILY
DAY! This year will be held on Sunday March 31st. At “Lazer Gate” 288 Plymouth
Ave. in Fall River. We have a room reserved just for us; check in time is 12:50
pm. Our party includes two slices of Pizza and unlimited soda and two games of
Lazer tag! Parents, Siblings and friends are all invited! The cost is $25.00
pp. Payment in full must be received by Friday MARCH 29th. Please sign up at
the main desk! Let’s have some quality
3. Children’s Sparring Class,
all ages: Starting THIS Thursday March 7th. 5:30-6:30pm. $10.00. If this is
well attended, I will continue monthly…
4. 50/50 Pot of Gold! We are
selling raffle tickets, $1.00 ea. Or 6 for $5.00. Winner splits the pot w/the
Studio! Drawing will be held in class Monday March 18th! Presently at $ 92.00!
5. Feb. Test results: Dragons:
Yellow- Cameron Tyrrell. Beginners: Yellow- Aiden Weed & McKenzie Tyrrell.
Intermediates: Blue- Mariah Smith.
Advanced: Red/Brown- Russell Robinson. 2nd. Brown- Catherine Keefe. Jr. Black:
6th. Jason Murphy.
6. March. Birthday’s: 2nd. Jim Hanson, 4th. Sean-Miller-Swider.
19th. Stuart Parzyck & Sam Andrade. 23rd. Scott Jones.24th. Derek Fitta.
26th. Emily Robinson. 27th. Meghan Griffith.
29th. Evan Banville.
7. Weapons class! For Children
& Adults! THURSDAY 3/21 5:30-6:30pm. $10.00 per class. When you learn a
weapon form, you will be eligible to wear its patch! Sign up on the main board
or the office.
8. DEMO TEAM: We have been
asked to join the vendors fair at Taunton High on Saturday March 16th. from
12-2pm. Please LMK ASAP if you are available for this! I will set up a couple
of rehearsals prior to.
9. NEXT TESTS: Children, all
levels: THIS Thurs. Feb. 28th. 5:00pm.
Adults: Sat. 3/9, 8:30am.
Adult Black belts: Sat. 4/27
10. O’Handleys Service &
Repair: 508-823-JEEP (All vehicles)
Specializing in jeep frame restoration and accessories.
congratulate the following Black Belt Promotions: 1st. degree- Nico
Sallaway. 2nd. Kathryn Mercadante, Tygan Chin, Seth Lee & David
Carter. 5th. Jeff Besse. My thanks to our Black Belt Testing Board:
Jayma, Stuart, Tiffany, Cam, Kevin, John, Jaime & Zach. What an outstanding
Attending SGM Ed Parkers Birthday seminar /. Luau in California w/ Tiffany Maclean & Charles Wilder, Also in the photo Tommy Banks from Texas & Willy Aguilar from Pasadena.
Tim Gillette demonstrating his "Scorpion" defense Hooded sweatshirt!
1. 12th. Annual Community Action Kick A Thon: Nov. 18th.
9:00-10:00am. fund raiser for Martial Arts Scholarships designed for families
that due to circumstances beyond their control do not have the finances to
allow their Child to participate in our Martial Arts Program. Kickers &
Sponsors needed! Donations of $50-$100. Receive a commemorative t shirt.
$101-$199 receive a t shirt and key chain, $200 plus receive a t shirt, key
chain and full sparring gear! Please pick up a packet in the office!
2. BLACK FRIDAY NERF WAR / “Parents shopping day!”: FRIDAY,
Nov. 24th. 9:00-12:00. $15. Pp. We will provide fun games, drinks and a snack,
you provide Guns and ammo! Please sign up at the office asap, space is limited.
3. EMBROIDERED NAME
PATCH ORDER For your Uniform tops. $10. Ea. This order will be placed THIS
FRIDAY Children, first names, Adults: last names.
4. Hooded sweatshirts! THIS FRIDAY DEADLINE! (Don’t miss
out) Hooded pullovers $25, zippered pullovers $30. CHOOSE YOUR COLORS! We also
have stocking hats & Beanies with our logo! $10.00 Don’t miss out!!
5. Studio Patch: All Black tops need to display our studio
Patch. They are available at the office for $15.00 ea. Our only required patch.
6. We will be closed Tuesday Oct.31st. HALLOWEEN. and November 23rd. Thanksgiving all classes.
7. Advanced Students:
Sparring Gear is required By NOV. 7th. $89. Includes Gloves, Boots, Helmet,
Mouthpiece & Case, plus a mesh bag to carry everything! For all other
Students, sparring gear is strongly advised.
8. Annual “Holiday
Party”: (FREE) Will be held at the Lafayette club Friday Dec. 8th. From 6-10
pm. This is a “pot luck” dinner event, along with our award ceremonies from the
Kick a Thon and staff recognition. The bar will be open. Please LMK asap what
you plan to bring so we can coordinate everything!
Promotions: BlLUE- Madison Goodman, Kylie & Morgan Burch. RED- Catherine
& Julie Keefe. 1st. Brown, Peyton Goodman. RED/BROWN- Ella Andrade!
10. OCT/NOV. BIRTHDAY’S – 30. Carley Adelman. 11/4 Connor
Terrien. 6. Mark Cady & Roy Jerman. 7. PJ Silva. 8. Rebecca Harlow. 12.
Russell Robinson. 14. Kevin Daniels. 19. Jeff Besse. 21. Sebastian Mours. 22.
Caleb Ward, Alex Andrade, Naomi Brito, & Kylie Burch. 25. Joshua Mak. 27.
Marissa Mellow & Vincent Luna. 29. Hayley Hixon.
TESTS: Dragons / Ninja’s / Beg. THIS Thurs. Nov. 2nd. 5:00pm. Int. / Adv. / Jr.
Black- Thurs. Nov. 30. 5:00pm. Adults Sat. Nov. 25th. 8:30am. 12. Jane
“sewing”: FRI. NOV. 24th. 5-8pm.
13. O’Handleys Service & Repair: 508-JEEP (All vehicles)
Please congratulate the following April 2017 Black Belt Promotions: 1st. Degree- Meri Pawlowski. 3rd. Degree- Stuart Parzyck. My thanks to our 10 member Black Belt testing board.
When Taunton Public Schools have an early release due to inclement weather, we are closed.
For Holidays: When the banks are closed, we are closed.
2016 Community Action Kick-a-thon!
Kylie Burch's Birthday Party- 11/12/16. Great job Jaden & Tiffany!
2013 E.T.K.K. SPRING TOURNAMENT:
Olivia Kasanowski's Birthday Party at E.T.K.K!
East Taunton Kenpo Karate has many upcoming events for our students and school families. Refer to this page to find out about upcoming tournaments, promotion testing, school functions and other school related information.
NOTE: Due to the snow storm, the womens self defense class has been postponed until Saturday February 16, and extend it by one week!
We conquer our "fiscal Cliff" every year! This year Mayor Hoye presented us with a "Citation" for providing funding for the Children in our Community to receive Martial Arts Instruction even when they are in financial hardship and cannot afford tuition, "no Child has ever been turned away due to financial Hardship" thanks to the outstanding team here at East Taunton Kenpo Karate!
Congratulations East Taunton Kenpo karate, 13 years of community service, 12/13/2012!
G.M. TONY COGLIANDO HELD HIS 2ND. ANNUAL A.K.I. FAMILY REUNION AT THE "FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS CENTER" IN FITCHBURG MA. ON OCT. 27TH. 2012. INSTRUCTORS WERE: G.M. TONY COGLIANDRO, (FOUNDER OF THE A.K.I.) DR. LEN BRASSARD, 8TH. DEGREE BLACK BELT, DAN D'ONFRO, MIKE O'HANDLEY & MARIO MASTRO (ALL STUDIO OWNERS) ALL 7TH. DEGREE BLACK BELTS! THIS WAS ANOTHER HISTORIC EVENT ATTENDED BY MORE THAN 100 PARTICIPANTS! WHAT AN AWESOME FAMILY!
G.M.Tony Cogliandro's seminar at Dragon's Gate Karate in North Billerica, 3/25/12
5TH ANNUAL LAZER TAG / BLACK LIGHT GOLF -
FAMILY DAY, 3/31/2012!
WE DO BIRTHDAY PARTY'S for Students or "future" Students!
To find out just how much fun we have just ask: John Patrick Feeney, Liam Mulvey, Ian Gingras, Nicholas Morgan, Jacob Pires,Dylan Schrama, Chris Colburn, Kyle Rego, Justin Ringuette, Jacob Kirk, Andrew Zucker, Matthew Pond, Robert Maher, Andrew Besse, Luke Michajlov, Nylan Raggiani, Brooke & Lindsey Spina,Leslie Griffith, Colleen Travis, Jacob Caron, Jason Lowder,Eric & Ben Faith, "Sophie" & Sam Perry, Cam Johnson, Ethan Durang, Aidan Donahue, Rhys Chin, William Parker, Alyssa Kirk, Matthew & Michael Berube, Michael Thomase, Kelsey Smith, David Carter, Lilly Moran, Madison Coelho, Maggie Cox Hailey Stasiuk, Matthew Letourneau, Nate Leger Colin MacDougal, Tatum Lemaire, Kathryn Mercadante, Sarah Pond, Shaynah Jerman, Fernando AZevedo, Garrison Ciffolillo, Devvyn, Hunter Eldridge, Olivia Kasanowski, Hayley Hixon and Drew McGarry! We can do "the whole thing" from invitations to “thank-you” or just a one hour class and provide tables and chairs for your set-up! Host receives an "Honorary" BLACK BELT and Certificate! SEE Brianna to reserve Yours Today!
2011 American Kenpo International Spring Black Belt Test was held here at East Taunton Kenpo Karate on Sunday May 29th. This test was under the direction of Grand Master Tony Cogliandro. The results: Master Mike O'Handley sr. was promoted to 7th. degree Black Belt. Jim Mulvey, Tyler Randolph, Eric Burer, Eric Herbert & Todd Castro were all promoted to First Degree Black Belt. Also, form Family Martial Arts center in Fitchburg, Dr. Len Brassard was promoted to 7th. Degree Black Belt, also Alisia Trevino from Dan D'Onfro's World Class Kenpo was promoted to First Degree Black Belt. Please congratulate everyone involved!
|Seminar W/Grandmaster Tony Cogliandro:The following were in attendance: Greg Conefrey, Stuart Parzyck, Jim Mulvey, Brianna O'Handley, Prof. Mike O'Handley, Sensei Mike O'Handley, Lora O'Handley, Mike Hideriotis, Eric and Jayma Brunell, Donna Bosworth, Todd Castro, Rich Roberts, Eric Herbert, Kevin, David & Allison Carter, Nick Samia, Michelle Young, Eric Burer, Pete & Kate Buck, Kathryn Mercadante, Mike Tomase, Kiana Fredette, Tyler Randolph, Jaden Chin, Tiffany Maclean, and Mark "the knife" Champaign.
We will also be posting News Bulletins or pertinent information regarding the school, it's students, it's instructors, or the Master. The Calendar will also list these items as well. Make sure you print out the school calendar each month for easy reference.