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August Start and Testing!

We will be starting classes back again on August 3rd. Our testing will be held on August 13th.

Testing requirements for this testing:

White – Yellow belts:

First four warmups

Bag work/Rolls

Form 1

Sinawalis 1 and 2

Green – Purple belts:

First 8 warmups

Bag work/Rolls

Form 1

Sinawalis 1,2, and 3

3 Red – 2 Red belts:

All nine warmups

Bag work/Rolls

Form 1

Sinawalis 1,2,3, and 4

1 Red and Above:

All nine warmups

Bag Work/Rolls

Form 2

Sinawalis 1-6

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Advanced Black Belt Ranks Awarded

Congratulations to Joe Yule on his advancement to Third Degree Black Belt Decided. With this rank, Joe has the privilege of wearing red uniform pants, and has been honored with the title of Sensei. Joe started training in Kombido at Rising Son Martial Arts in 2008 and was one of the founding members of the Rising Son Martial Arts program at Revolution Church in McKinney Texas in 2018. Since then, Joe has been a strong leader and teacher to our students. Congratulations, Sensei Joe!

Congratulations to Ashton Allen on her advancement to Third Degree Black Belt Decided. With this rank, Ashton has the privilege of wearing red uniform pants and has been honored with the title of Sensei. Ashton has been in the martial arts since 1996. She has competed and judged in martial arts competitions in the Texas martial arts tournament circuit. Ashton has taught in both Iowa and Texas Kombido schools. Congratulations, Sensei Ashton!

Congratulations to Cindy Dakota on her advancement to Second Degree Black Belt Decided. Cindy started Kombido in 2008 and was was one of the founding members of the Rising Son Martial Arts program at Revolution Church in McKinney Texas in 2018. Miss Cindy has been a counselor for several years in the Texas school system and is a strong encourager and motivator to the students at Rising Son Martial Arts. Congratulations, Miss Cindy!

Congratulations to Brian Dakota on his advancement to Second Degree Black Belt Decided. Brian started Kombido in 2008 and was was one of the founding members of the Rising Son Martial Arts program at Revolution Church in McKinney Texas in 2018. Mr. Brian is a stunt man and actor and has helped the students learn how to react in self defense situations. Mr. Brian has also competed and judged in the Texas martial arts tournament circuit. Congratulations, Mr. Brian!