Here is the news and notes for July and August 2016.
Dojo Closed Dates
The dojo will be closed next weekend on Sunday July 31 and Monday August 1 for the August long weekend. There will be open mat on Monday from 6pm-8pm. The same goes for the Labour Day weekend on Sunday September 4 and Monday September 5. There will be no open mat on Labour Day weekend.
Summer Grading for stripes, belts and prajieds will take place Wednesday August 17, Thursday August 18 and Friday August 19 during regular class times. Check at the front desk starting in August to see if you are eligible for grading. A more detailed list will be available soon for students training throughout the summer.
Fall Cleaning will take place on Monday September 5 (Labour Day) from 12pm – 4pm. We will be cleaning the dojo from top to bottom for the fall season. Anyone who would like to volunteer is welcome to join!
Team Paintball and Barbecue
There will be a team paintball and barbecue day on Saturday September 10. instructor Mike Chandra is organizing the event. Anyone who is interested, please put your name on the list at the front desk. You are welcome to participate in either the paintball game, the barbecue or both!
Heritage Days Muay Thai Demo Team
Next weekend is Heritage Days at Hawrelak park. Arashi Do Sherwood Park has a large group of people who are part of the Arashi Do Official Muay Thai Demo Team. They will be performing Muay Thai demos every day of the festival at the Thai Pavilion at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. If you are planning on going to Heritage Days stop by and say hi!