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August Calendar


SAMICS Workshop

27 28 29 30 31


Nerf Wars

Skill Challenge


Summer Camp


3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15


SAMICS Axe Course

Summer Camp Week

17 18 19 20 21


Jr Board Breaking


23 24 25


Testing Gear

Orders Due

27 28 29
30 31 1



Homework Due

3 4



August 1- Nerf Wars Skills Challenge!

August 3 to 7- Summer Camp

August 16-SAMICS Axe fighting workshop

August 17 to 21- Summer Camp

August 22- Jr Board breaking seminar

August 26-Testing Gear order forms due

Sept 2- Essays and Homework for testing due

Sept 5- Closed

Testing Dates you Need to know!

Friday Sept 11 Saturday Sept 12th  Monday Sept 14th  Tuesday Sept 15th 
No Classes No Classes

Fun and Games for kids

430-Little Dragons

515-White belt Jr’s

6pm-Yellow and Orange Jr’s

Fun and Games for kids

430-Intermediate Jr’s

530- Advanced Jr’s

630-Black Belt Jr’s

430pm- Beginner Jr’s exam 9am- Colored belt Teen/Adults 7pm-8pm Teen and Adult Hardcore class 730pm-830pm Teen and Adult Hardcore class
545pm- Intermediate Jr’s


All Black belts and Candidates


6pm Candidate Meeting

7pm-Parent Meeting

on Zoom

6pm- Leadership Team meeting

7pm- Advanced Jr’s

Please be VERY clear on testing times and procedures. Do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions as this is a very busy and hectic 2 weeks.


  • All Gear orders and Board orders are due in No Later than August 26th
  • Juniors “Perseverance” homework due in no later than September 2nd
  • Colored belt students with 6 stripes on their belt should show up to a demonstration time. If you are short by stripes please speak with Mr Nichols for a final decision.
  • If you are testing please be in proper clothing- (Approved pants/shorts, shirt, or uniform)
  • Little Dragon Students evaluations will be done in class the week of August 31st. (All Little Dragons are evaluated regardless of how long they have been here)
  • Make up testing will be done by appointment only and only at the discretion of the chief instructor.
  • Students that arrive LATE to testing will NOT be admitted.
  • Bring everything you need for your exam. This includes weapons and boards for required ranks. If you are not prepared, you may not pass.
  • If you do not meet exam requirements you will be contacted via email within 24 hours of the exam. It will then be your decision and responsibility to schedule a make-up test or wait until the next exam date.
  • A Students attendance does affect their potential to test. Our check in system tracks attendance throughout a cycle. Students to have “minimum class requirements” per level in order to be eligible to test. These class requirements are based on 1 testing cycle.

Beginner Ranks-20 Classes

Intermediate Ranks-24 Classes

Advanced Ranks-26 Classes

Black Belts-28 Classes

  • There will be no rank ceremony. Students will receive their new ranks in classes the week of Sept 21st. Black belts and Black belt candidates will receive ranks the day of their exam.
  • Monday the 14th at 6pm is a meeting for ALL Candidates. This includes new candidates and candidates that did not test from the previous cycle. This is MANDATORY to test for your black belt.
  • Please plan on testing being a drop off event. As we get closer to the event we will have a better idea on if this can change or not. Anyone testing for yellow belt, black belt, 2nd degree black belt, or 3rd degree black belt may have 2 family members present.

Remember that it’s ok NOT to test! Every student’s progress happens in their own time. Just because we have an exam scheduled does not mean you have to be ready. Preparation for an exam should begin months in advance, not a few weeks before an exam. It is the student’s responsibility to be prepared and know what is on their exam. All curriculum requirements are on our website.


***A note about testing- With the last few months being as they have, with respect, many students have regressed need additional time to develop the skills needed to get back to where they were. Currently based on class participation and improvements needed, we expect this to be a small exam. The average student should be focusing on our next exam cycle.


Curriculum for this exam Cycle

When going to our website or looking up material, please look up the following material for this cycle:

All Sparring combos come from:

  • Colored belt set C and Black belt Set C
  • Basics and footwork material will be marked with the date
  • For individual information please look up your ranking color
  • Adults SAMICS focus- Will be marked with the date

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