Black Belts at last!

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After 4.5 years of training,
including weekly classes,
at-home practice,
at least 8 Saturdays of advanced training,
and writing 5- to 6-page papers* on a related topic,
our students earned their martial arts black belts!

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What an amazing accomplishment for young adults aged 13 and 15!

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Many thanks to the panel of judges, instructors, and sparring assistants
of Gateway Martial Arts,
especially Mrs. Fry, Mrs. Tilmann, and Mrs. Troxell,
for their numerous hours of teaching and patience.

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*Follow these links if you wish to read
Rebecca’s paper entitled The Martial Arts: An Excellent Sport for Women or
Christian’s paper, Geometry in the Martial Arts.

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P.S. Christian and Rebecca also thank
Aunt Bianca and their Grandparents
for their support in attending the looooong
(and sometimes violent) black belt test!!

2.16.13
black belt test part 4
the finale

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