Martial Arts Competition Fundraising for Kingston Food Bank

Published on: 2019/05/29 - in News

Tallack Martial Arts has announced it will be hosting its 2019 Summer Skills Competition & Black Belt Test on Saturday and raising funds for the Kingston Food Bank.

The event taking place this Saturday, June 1 involves students of Tallack Martial Arts and The Tallack’s Karate Kids Program of over 25 elementary schools in the Kingston Area. The students will be celebrating the end of year accomplishments of the Karate Kids School Program and give students the chance to test for Black Belt ranking in Karate or Kung-Fu.

The end of Karate Kids program summer skills competition will be start off the day at 10am at Lancaster Drive Public School. Admission is by monetary or non-perishable food donation to The Kingston Food Bank and the event should conclude at around 12pm.

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After the morning’s competition, the event moves to the annual Senior Belt Examination and Black Belt Test at Tallack Dojo, 2777 Princess St.

The exam will be lead by Master Instructor Hanshi Ken Tallack and test students’ endurance, stamina, knowledge, and physical ability from 1pm to 9pm. Weather permitting, they will also attend Lions Civic Gardens for some outdoor training.

More than 10 students are expected to test for various ranks of Black Belt mastery in Karate and Kung-Fu while other students will test for rank promotions. Following the exams, there will be a social gathering to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments.

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