Dojo Vacation Schedule

I will be on vacation from Sat. July 30 – Sat. August 6. Consequently, the dojo will have a modified schedule, as follows:

No classes on these days:
White Marsh
– Sat. July 30

Towson
– Mon. August 1
– Weds August 3

Classes will be held on these days:
White Marsh
Instructor: Senpai Mark Vitello
– Weds. August 3*
– Sat. August 6*

Towson
Note: If your student normally attends on a Mon. or Weds., please feel free to substitute the Tues. or Thurs. classes for the this week.
Instructor: Kyoshi Tom Culbertson
– Tues. August 2**
– Thurs. August 4**
– Fri. August 5*

* Normal schedule
** Normal schedule, all ages, all belts

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Dojo Closed Tonight, July 4th

Osu All, the dojo will be closed this evening in celebration of 4th of July! Enjoy your night off and I will look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow evening or Weds!

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Father’s Day Special

photo_rj_grayson_self_defense For the remainder of the month of June, father’s train for FREE!!!

No uniform or previous experience required.
Call Jun-Shihan Karen to register: 410-499-2476

Classes are taught at our Towson or White Marsh locations. You just need to wear some comfortable, loose-fitting clothes, show up and start your karate experience!

Start your training with a special self-defense class this Friday:

  • Date/time: Friday June 17, 5:30 – 6:30pm
  • Location:Towson Merritt Athletic Club
  • Open to members, non-members and all fathers
  • Taught by 5th degree black-belt Kyoshi Christopher Sinclair
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8 Week Summer Special

We are offering a wonderful 8 week introduction to the martial arts this summer!

For only $199 you get:

  • 8 weeks of karate classes at either the Towson or White Marsh locations
  • A uniform
  • A private one on one intro lesson
  • First belt promotion
  • NO enrollment fees

Sign up before June 20th and receive 10% off.

Click here to sign up!

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Dojo closed during Memorial Day holiday

img_memorial_dayThe dojos at Towson and White Marsh will be closed from May 27 – 30. We hope that you have a wonderful Memorial Day Break! Enjoy your time with family and friends. Osu!

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2016 Inter-Dojo Tournament – May 7, Towson

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One week left before our Inter-Dojo Tournament! This is a fun event that gives the students a chance to show off their hard work and skills.

Date: May 7
Time: 1 – 3pm
Location: Towson Merritt

Tournament events will include kata and point fighting. There will also be demonstrations by junior and senior black belt students.

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Dojo Closed – March 25 – 28

Toes-in-the-SandClasses at Towson and White Marsh are cancelled for March 25 – 28. We hope that you have a wonderful Spring Break! Enjoy your time with family and friends. Osu!

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Early Summer Camp Registration

Summer is almost here… don’t we wish! Now is the time to think about signing up for Summer Camp at Pamfilis Karate Academy.

If you register before March 31, you will receive a 20% discount on the registration cost.
Click here to download the registration form.

For more information see our Summer Camp page.

Children work on learning the basic techniques of the traditional Japanese-style of martial arts, Seido Karate. Each morning the students will start their day with a bit of quiet meditation. Then they will practice blocks, kicks and punches. Next, they will work on practical self-defense and explore the weapons of traditional martial arts.

In the afternoon, we will focus on sports conditioning and endurance training. A portion of the time will be dedicated to drills and games that work to improve motor skills. And of course we’ll spend some time in the outdoor pool.

Finally, classes will include artistic and educational components to make a well-rounded experience for the children.

This year’s camps will feature various fun themes, such as: Star Wars, Kung Fu Panda and Avatar among others.

Here are the dates of the camps:

  • June 27 – July 1
  • July 11 – 15
  • July 18 – 22
  • August 8 – 12

Click here to download the registration form.

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Bring A Friend Day, Monday 2/29 from 4:45 – 6pm

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Don’t forget that our Kung Fu Panda, Bring A Friend Day was re-scheduled for this coming Monday, February 29th from 4:45 – 6pm. We hope that you and your friend can join us for lots of games, arts and crafts and activities with the Kung Fu Panda theme. Hope to see everyone on Monday!

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Mother/Daughter Self-Defense Workshop

PKA_SD_logo_purple1Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 2 – 4pm
Location: Towson Merritt Athletic Club

Cost:
Registration fee: $30
Register 2 or more at the same time, and receive $5 off each registration.

Register online:
https://events.membersolutions.com/event_register.asp?content_id=62275

Ladies, this workshop is for moms, daughters, sisters, aunts, girlfriends, and anyone who wants to learn the steps to empowering themselves! Activities will include, but not be limited to:
– Core conditioning
– Practice technique development drills together
– Role-playing to learn verbal skills and to develop spatial and personal boundaries
– Discussions regarding awareness within the self-defense realm

In this session, we will also introduce meditation, for those who are interested.

Content of material covered in class is age-appropriate, however participants must be 12 years of age or older to participate.

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