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This is the web site of
Region21, Florida & Georgia, of the
World Tang Soo Do Association
Grandmaster J. C. Shin, the late founder of the World Tang Soo Do Association, was a constant presence at the World Championships in Greensboro, NC. We saw the new Headquarters Building, celebrated Mr. Shin's vision and life, and enjoyed meeting old friends and new.
We welcome our new Grandmaster, Mr. Robert Beaudoin.
Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean martial art. The literal translation of Tang Soo Do is T'ang (Dynasty) Hand Way of Life. The same characters are pronounced in Japanese as
We are proud members of Grandmaster J. C. Shin's World Tang Soo Do Association, a martial arts affiliation of more than 500 studios and 150,000 students world-wide.
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There are new rule changes to the WTSDA Tournament Rule Book. Go to the News page for details.
The Leadership Club fee is due in January each year for all Cho Dan Bo and Black Belt students. All Leadership Club dues can be paid on-line this year. Remember that Leadership Club dues must be up to date for any student wishing to test or participate in any Region 21 event. Get more info and pay HERE.
2014 Region 21 Scholarship Forms will be available for download soon. We want to thank everyone who has supported this fund throughout the year by buying T-Shirts at our events. We also want to thank Master Matt Hutchinson for his efforts at the recent event.
The 2014 World Championships will be held at the Greensboro Auditorium, Greensboro, NC, on July 18 & 19, 2014. The Official Entry and Package is now available on-line at WTSDA.com.
Start making your plans now.
The Spring Dan Test and the Region 21 Annual Tournament will be held on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, 2014, respectively. This event will be hosted by Master Mathew Hutchinson and Central Florida Tang Soo Do, and will be held in Apopka, Florida. Grandmaster Robert Beaudoin, the head of the WTSDA, will be in attendance, in his first visit to Region 21. See the Spring Event page for more.
Master Jan Lappin and Middleburg Martial Arts are hosting one of their very fun OPEN TOURNAMENTS on Saturday,March 15, 2014, at 2360 Blanding Blvd, Middleburg, Florida. There will be divisions for Tiny Tigers including a ribbon sparring contest, Weapons, Open Hand Forms, 2 Sparring Divisions, Creativity and even a Grappling Division. Check back soon for more Information and Registraion. ___________________________
The Yoder family, founders and former owners of Suncoast Tang Soo Do, are now living in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Ms. Carole Yoder is the new Chief Instructor of Carolina Shin Karate, the school of our own WTSDA Headquarters. Congratulations and good luck to all of the Yoder family.
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