WE ARE OPEN TODAY FOR ALL CLASSES!
1. We will be
closed Next Monday 10/8: to observe Columbus Day. Also – Wed. 10/31, Halloween
2. Halloween Party
(Parents night out!) Sat. 10/27, 6-9pm.Students & Friends, All ages!
Costumes, Pizza, refreshments, fun, games etc! $20pp
players needed: We have been Challenged by “Gilletts MMA” to compete in a game
of “Karate Ball” on Saturday Oct. 20th. 1-3pm at Martin School field. All
children are welcome, $5.00 to join the team. “I believe we have the BEST
Kickers! Please sign up at the office!
4. Karate Tops (end
of t shirt season): Effective Monday Oct. 15th. Karate jackets will be required
in class for all Students. Also remember, beginners & up require our School
crest patch, (Available for $15. at the office).
5. 13th. Annual
Community Action KICK-A-THON: Saturday Nov. 17th. 10:00-12:00! designed for Children that: due to circumstances
beyond their control do not have the finances to allow their Child to
participate in a structured Martial Arts program. You can help by donating
money, raising funds for kicks you do, donating to the bake sale, breaking
boards or playing handball! Donate $50. Or more receives a Commemorative t
shirt. $200 or more, a t shirt and student Uniform w/crest sewn on!
Congratulate the Sept. Promotions: Adults: Orange- Carson Gendron, Rich
Faulkner & Jim Hansen. Purple- Kevin Christian. Children- Yellow Belt-
Warren Brunelle & Joseph Keefe. Red Belt- Max Murphy, Russell Robinson,
Alex Bellas Tom & Scott Jones.
Red/Brown- Prayleen Brunelle, Madison & Kevin. 3rd. Brown- Catherine
Keefe & Naomi Brito. 1st. Degree Jr. Black- Peyton Goodman.
7. Weapons class!
For Children & Adults! THURSDAY
10/18 5:30-6:30pm. $10.00 per class. When you learn a weapon form, you will be
eligible to wear it’s patche! Sign up on the main board or the office.
8. Costumes to
Karate! Friday Oct. 26th. All classes! Who will Evan be??
9. Parents to
Karate: Friday Nov. 2nd. All Classes.
10. BIRTHDAY’S Oct.
4th. Shelby & Tim Faulkner. 10th. Dave Parker & Jay Rodriguez. 11th.
Matt Callahan & Warren Brunelle. 13th. Cam, 17th. Noah Lopes.23rd. Tiffany,
John Botello, Adam Sisskind & Grace.
11. NEXT TESTS:
Children, all levels: Thurs. Oct. 25th 5:00pm.
Adult Black Belts:
Oct. 20th. 7:00am. No Adult Class that day…
12. Jane the sewing
lady: The “last” Friday of ea. Month. Oct. 26th. Jane will be at the studio
13. Demo Team at:
Holy Family Church Rec. center Monday Nov. 26th. 6:30-7:00 Cub scout Pack 87!
14. Demo Team at:
Taunton Christmas Parade Sunday Dec. 2nd
Service & Repair: 508-823-JEEP (All
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.