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3 days ago

DSK Martial Arts

Yesterday, I was pondering standards and the need for them. If we want a quality result, the standard has to be set for quality. If the standard of quality is not met, then the item or in my case student should be sent back for improvement. The standard should act as a form of quality control and in martial arts it allows both the student and teacher to know how they are doing and permits both to improve what they are doing. If the standard is ignored or changed to a level where a quality result is replaced by a so-so or less than quality level, then what we get is inferior results. Our art get watered down and we start to lose the essence of what we do, replaced by mediocrity or worse. Personally, my students deserve better and our instructors deserve better. We cannot settle or allow our students to settle for mediocrity. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

DSK Martial Arts

Thursday May 9, 2019

Consolidated classes at the Marshall Road Location. Airbase, Hope & Marshall students. Start time 6:30 pm
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Awesome class! I had a great time sparring with the kids and new students. Had a super sparring session with Master Jamie Yowell!

4 weeks ago

DSK Martial Arts

May 2019 Competitor Spotlight

Come Join Kyleigh at the Jubilee Open in Daphne, Alabama on May 4th, 2019-“May the 4th be with you!”
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Name: Kyleigh S. Boyer

Age: 16

Hobbies: Martial arts, tricking, video editing and art

Martial Arts School: SCS Martial Arts & Fitness

Martial Arts Instructors: Renshi Sam and Sensei Crissi Boyer

Base System: Based around Kenpo Karate

Team Affiliation: Team Competitive Edge

League Affiliation: PRO-MAC & NASKA

Brief Biography: Kyleigh is a fierce competitor that trains relentlessly to be at the top of her game. When Kyleigh takes the stage, both her fellow competitors and the audience take notice. Kyleigh tells us, that like many kids growing up, she has tried various activities and sports. However, the only sport that really stuck with her was martial arts. Watching her perform, you can see firsthand that passion this young woman has for the martial arts. When asked specifically about sport karate, Kyleigh states, “I love sport karate because it’s just one big family, and it forces me to get out of my comfort zone and with my friends by my side, overcome obstacles such as stage fright.”

Spotlight Sponsored by the Natural State Classic 9 November 2019
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1 month ago

DSK Martial Arts

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DSK Students Getting Ready to Test

DSK Students at three locations preparing to test in April of 2018.  We are very proud of all the hard work that our students have put into getting ready!  May of you need to continue working on Geicho Yi Bu Sang Gup!  Own it!

Below Noah poses with his family after officially becoming the senior Yellow Belt at the Airbase Class!  Way to go Noah!

Noah showing us a glimpse of his fighting spirit!

Not to be left out, two days later good friends and training partners Kaylee and Cheyene earn their stripes!  Great work!

Our yellow belts only need their Self-Defense Stripe and testing is assured!

DSK Rocks the Bridge

DSK Martial Arts students from two school locations (Marshall Road and McArthur Drive)  went and competed today successfully at the Battle Under the Bridge!  Congratulations!

Emmett getting ready for forms – 2nd out of 12.  Emmett competed up a level today for the first time in the intermediate division.  Good job!
Deboarah came to play today (don’t let the chilled pose foul you).  She placed 1st in Sparring and 2nd in Forms.  Moreover, Deborah went up an age bracket to the 15-16 year old bracket!  Way to represent your school!

Abby competed up a level today for the first time in intermediate and did very well.  In the picture above she fought for first, but came in second in a close one.  She also placed 2nd in Extreme Weapons.  Way to go Abby!
Additionally, our school had several other competitors do very well at the event winning 2nd through 4th place.  We are proud of everyone.  Now, let’s get ready for Mr. Joey Perry’s Arkansas Open on April 28th in Jonesboro!

Battle Under the Bridge March 10, 2018

DSK Students from multiple school locations converging on West Memphis for Master Brewer’s Battle Under the Bridge on March 10, 2018.  This event kicks off the ASKC season.  Good luck students!

Students getting ready for the Battle Under the Bridge.  We are coming to West Memphis to have fun!!

 

DSK Students Help Feed the Needy in Jacksonville

I want to thank our students for teaming up with Hope Lutheran Church’s Food Pantry helping to feed the needy in Jacksonville, Arkansas.  You guys are awesome.  We will start taking food donations on a quarterly basis for those that continue to want to help out.  Next quarter, I know we can do better!!!  Thanks to all who donated!

Abby Yowell Puts on a Dominant Performance at the Memphis Open

Arkansas State Champion Abigail Yowell put on a dominant performance on February 17, 2018 at Joey Perry’s Memphis Open.  Abby won first in three divisions, second and three third place awards!  Way to go Abby.  This was Abby’s last time competing as a beginner.  On March 17, 2018 she will be competing for the first time as an Intermediate belt at Master Brewer’s Battle Under the Bridge.

DSK Students Claim their 2017 State Champion Titles

Deborah, Shihan Bly, Shihan Yowell, Abby, Mikaela, Samantha, Emmett

On February 10th, 2018 the ASKC crowned its State Champions!  DSK Martial Arts students were there to represent us and the state of Arkansas.  We are very proud of our students and in particular these young champs!!  Way to go!

Some of our girls dancing away!!

Emmett, Robin and Ricky.  Man Emmett looks sharp!