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Students enjoyed showing Christmas cheer while taking a martial arts class
Parents enjoyed a night out while the kids enjoyed and evening of active games, board games, a Christmas movie, No Name pizza, and ice cream. Awesome time with friends!!
Students enjoyed wearing their favorite costume to class.
Students enjoyed training under black light during our annual GLOW classes.
Dads earned their camo belt during our Father's Day classes. Great memories created while learning martial arts.
An evening of FUN during our Summer Kick-Off Fun night! Active games, board games, movie, pizza, ice cream and lots of fun with friends.
The fun keeps going all Summer... Check out our summer camps at www.dongskaratemhc.com/summer-camps
We have the BEST kickin' summer camps in Carteret County! Each camp consists of themed activities, daily craft, and martial arts lessons based on that week's theme. Martial arts experience is not required to participate in our camps.
12:30 - 3:30. Snacks provided. Children ages 6 and up. Carteret County residents only. More information with sign-up links at: https://dongskaratemhc.com/summer-camps
Introducing our newest Morehead City Black Belts. They earned degrees during Grandmaster's 95th Black Belt Exam on April 22. Congratulations… we are proud of you!
4th Degree Black Belt - Emmaline H.
3rd Degree Black Belt - Dylan L
2nd Degree Black Belt - Allyson F, Martha M, and Spencer N.
1st Degree Black Belt - Claire A, Jack C, Wes C, Michele C, Sophia H, William H, Hudson L, Wesley P, Walker R, Christie R, Ayda S, Graham T, and Ethan W.
May 9, 2023 - Great memories made during our Mother's Day Classes. Mom's learned some martial arts from their children and earned a pink belt.
May 1, 2023 - Some of our students enjoyed dressing up for our "Hawaiian Day" class on May 1st (Lei Day). Summer is almost here!
April 10, 2023 - Great time with lots of smiles and laughter during our Sibling's Day Classes.
Enjoy some of our students' favorite jokes.
Some of the highlights from our Adventure Hero Day Camp for the Teacher's Workday on Monday, February 20th. Participants had a great time with obstacle courses, deciphering clues, learning about archeology, avoiding snakes, and more!
Valentine's Classes were a big hit! It was a great time to share class with loved ones and make some special memories together. Our students taught their Valentine some basic martial arts techniques and finished by giving them a gift.
On Friday, February 10th we held our annual Valentine's Parents' Night Out where students were able to play games, watch a movie and socialize with one another.
It was a beautiful day for our Kicking for Carteret Kids event March 4th. Students performed more than 97,000 kicks and raised $2,730 for scholarships and educational programs at the Nature School at Camp Albemarle. Thank you students, families and our sponsors: Rise Radiantly with Martha, Cox Family Ice Cream, Pita Plate, Clarkspoon, Carteret County Speedway, Debbie Fisher-Mary Kay, Making Memories Photography by Amy Montuori, and Chick-fil-A Morehead City.
The prize winners for 1st to r
Demonstration by Parker Moody to begin our Power Breaking Seminar today. Parker is from the Wilson, NC branch and is a multi-time World Champion and holder of two World Records.
Some of our students had the opportunity to learn Power Breaking tips and techniques from World Champion and Record Holder Parker Moody at our seminar. It was so awesome to see these students challenge themselves as they all set new personal records with breaks. Hearing their classmates and the spectators cheer them on made for a very positive and uplifting experience!
11/6/21 - Students had a great time at our Karate-thon to benefit the Children's Hospital Foundation. They earned points for forms, sparring, board breaking, and knowledge questions. Our event was held in conjunction with other events at schools teaching Grandmaster Dong's system. It is amazing what we can do together! We were happy to present a check to the Children's Hospital Foundation for $74,697 raised at this year's events. Thank you for helping make the 50th anniversary event a success!
We have had a lot of fun introducing our new interactive training tools to our students over the last few weeks. These new lighted pods have been a fun addition as they help train balance, coordination, reaction time, speed, agility and more.
September 2021 - New students had an opportunity to break their first board during our Confidence Clinic
August 2021 - We finished off our summer with a Camp set in a Galaxy Far, Far Away! There were galactic visitors, arts and crafts and themed martial arts lessons.
May the Force Be With You this school year!
We had a great time with family and friends at the Carteret County Speedway! Awesome to get to see everyone having a great time!
See how our martial arts school has changed over the years.
Check out Grandmaster's goals for his martial arts students.
See what is happening during one of our homeschool classes with this quick walk-through of our day-time martial arts class for homeschoolers. Your instructors are a homeschool family too!
Three of our Morehead City instructors were honored to receive awards at the World Martial Arts Grandmasters Federation ceremony in Manassas, VA. The event on October 19 was attended by Grandmasters from many countries and different martial arts styles.
Emmy breaking boards during her 3rd degree black belt exam on October 5
2019 Children's Hospital Charity Tournament - Ryan won 1st place with this breaking routine.
One of our TaeGrr Cubs learning to break a board with a hammer fist. Our TaeGrr Cubs program is a specifically designed martial arts class for ages 4-6 year olds.