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Modified Schedule Sat. 11/19 and Tournaments and Black Belt Test

Due to the Fall National Tournament we are announcing a modified schedule:

  • The Open Class and Youth Class for Saturday, 11/19 will be merged together and run at 9am
  • All other classes are scheduled as normal

Speaking of the Fall National Tournament, we have a lot of events this weekend!

On Friday, November 18, we have the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Degree Tournament at the Bay Ridge Prep Upper School, 7404 4th Avenue in Brooklyn. Doors is at 6:30pm, the event starts at 7pm and is open to spectators.

On Saturday, we have the Fall National Tournament at 8101 Ridge Boulevard in Brooklyn. Doors is at 11:30am and the event starts at noon. There will be forms and sparring competitions and the Lower Belt Test (starting around 2:00 or 2:30). There will also be demonstrations from the upper belts. We encourage all ages and all belt levels to participate. Sign up online and save $15, even if you don't pay online!

On Sunday, we have the Fall Black Belt Test at 8101 Ridge Boulevard in Brooklyn. Doors is at 9:30am and the event starts at 10. In addition to all the usual excitement of Black Belt tests, including forms, sparring, and board breaking, we will be welcoming the WMAA's first 8th Degree Black Belts as part of the ceremonies of the day. Please join us to support the folks taking the test and to bear witness to a historical event in the organization.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Also, don't forget our calendar is always available here.

End-of-Year Demonstration & Promotion Test 6/7

We are excited about the upcoming end-of-year Demonstration and Promotion Test with our special guest, Headmaster Dr. Michael T. Dealy. The event will start at 5:30pm on Tuesday, June 7 at the Trevor Day School West Gym (1 W 88th Street, Manhattan). All are invited and encouraged to attend and participate.

For our hosts, we ask that all who are going to participate please bring this waiver with them, filled out appropriately. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation. Please let us know if you have any questions.

We can't wait to see you there!

Tournament and Black Belt Test 5/7 Register now!

Here's a friendly reminder about the Tournament and Black Belt Test on Saturday, May 7. It will be at the Bay Ridge Prep Lower School gym at 8101 Ridge Boulevard, Brooklyn NY. The event starts at noon, doors open at 11:30am. The event is open to all ages and belt levels up through 3rd DAN. Register online before the event to save $15 off of your registration, even if you pay at the door! We have several students looking to complete their Black Belt Season that day, come to compete and come to support them.

And here's another reminder: The Year-End Demonstration and Promotion Test for WMA Karate is coming up on Tuesday, June 7 at Trevor Day School West, 1 W88th St, NY NY at 5:30pm. Mark your calendars and save the date – we're looking for 100% attendance.