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The Best Korean Karate in Florida & Georgia
Master Matthew Hutchinson
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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.
Find school locations, events, news, photos and more.
There are new rule changes to the WTSDA Tournament Rulle 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.
Although the official announcement has not yet been made, the 2014 World Championships will be held at the Greensboro Auditorium, Greensboro, NC, on July 18 & 19, 2014.
Start making your plans now.
The 2013 Fall Dan Test & Tang Soo Do Olympics were a huge hit, capped by the Saturday night Luau and Hula Dance of the Masters. Congratulations to Amanda Galloway and Annalise Miller, Best Testing Candidates and all of the Dan Candidates.
Thanks to Master Derrick Nevado and all of the members and family of Nevado Karate Arts who made this event a wonderful success.
Master Jan Lappin and Middleburg Martial Arts is hosting a Ki Gong seminar on November 23. Ki Gong was Grandmaster Shin's great focus later in his life and something he shared with the instructors in his last visit to Region 21.
Go the the Events page and see what's happening.
The other big news:
WTSDA Master Larry Wick, Yuk Dan,
former Instructor of the Year, former Master of the Year, head of Fairbanks Tang Soo Do
and creator of the Split Second Survival System is coming to Region 21 for a Split Second Survival Seminar
Hosted by Master Jan Lappin and Middleburg Martial Arts
Saturday, February 23 & Sunday, February 23, 2014
On-Line Registration & Payment is now open.
Please read the details and notes before registering.
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