Five Belt Advancements in the DTMMS Dojo!

Ten No Kishi Dojos - Karate Self-Defense Jiu Jitsu Chulukua-RyuOn March 9, five martial arts students in DTMMS’s Ten No Kishi dojo tested for rank advancement.  Each student was asked to demonstrate a full range of knowledge and technique, including basic drills, katas, and self-defense sets to a judging panel of four – and each student showed significant gains from the time and commitment they had devoted to their training.  Our Soke, Harley SwiftDeer Reagan, presided in the assessment process, aided by two black belts and a brown belt.

Congratulations to all five students for their dedication and perseverance: Dakotah, promoted to yellow belt; Annetta, Love, and Galiel to orange belt; and Jon to blue belt (advancing two belt ranks in one test due the length and excellence of his training). We all gain from their investment.

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Martial Arts Belt Promotion 12/22

Congratulations to Bruce Kube, who tested for and received his orange belt at last night’s Ten No Kishi class.

Bruce has worked diligently over the last several months to hone his skills, and as a result is also the Ten No Kishi Student of the Month for both November and December.


The dojo will take a break during the week of 12/27 – 12/31.  Classes resume on Monday, January 3.

Ten No Kishi classes feature karate and jiu jitsu with a focus on self-defense.

Martial Arts Belt Promotions 9/22

Congratulations to our 3 new yellow belts: Annetta Luce, Gaeliel Apostolou, and Love A.

All 3 earned their promotion to yellow belt at Wednesday evening’s class, where they demonstrated their development of the striking, blocking and kicking basics, as well as several katas.

Any time a student tests, they demonstrate their willingness to see their level of skill and to continue learning.  We honor this in our new group of yellow belts.

Interested in learning karate, jiu jitsu, and self-defenseTen No Kishi holds classes 4 nights a week at our Center.  Visit the dojo site for more information.

Martial Arts Belt Promotion 7/28

Congratulations to Karen Williams, who earned her promotion to nikyu, or middle brown, in Kenpo through Harley SwiftDeer Reagan’s Ten No Kishi Dojo on Wednesday July 28!

Ten No Kishi classes meet Monday through Thursday evenings at the DTMMS Center (see the DTMMS web calendar for details).