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7th Open House & Holiday Food Drive: Dec 2014

Celebrate the holidays, MSMAP-style!
We invite you to attend our Seventh annual event in December 2014. Come see what we do and help make the holidays a little brighter for seniors in-need with the gift of food for the Senior Nutrition Program.

Jump Back Kick

Shorter Event, More Action
The senior ranks step up and offer the community some exciting martial arts action, loads of raffle prizes, and food for the seniors.
December 24, 2014; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Yongmudo Throw

Ramping Up for a Holiday Tradition
Planning for a shorter, more action-packed event with lots of prizes and food for the seniors. Game on.
December 10, 2014; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2013 Open House Action

More Creativity, More Heart-Pounding Action
Lots of participants, lots of raffle prizes, and lots of food for the Senior Nutrition Program.
December 25, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Split Kicks

Getting Ready for New Things
We get ready to do more exciting stuff: jumping kicks, spinning kicks, higher dive rolls, lots more.
December 11, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2012 Open House Action

Mission Accomplished: Our Best Event...Ever
The best demo, the most raffle prizes, and, most importantly, the most food ever collected for this annual holiday celebration.
December 26, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2012 Open House Prep

Getting ready for our biggest event...ever
Our goal this year: the best event that we’ve ever done.
December 12, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

4th Open House & Holiday Food Drive

Highlights of our 4th annual event — lots of people, lots of food, lots of gifts. And, we get ready for our Winter Break Mini-Camps, a great way to burn off excess holiday energy. “With the large show of people and enthusiasm of the children, this is a great opportunity for service to the community.”
December 21, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Preparing for the Yongmudo Demonstration

“We’re glad to help with our own special way of celebrating the holidays: Exciting martial arts action, giving away cool gifts, and, most importantly, helping to brighten the spirits of those less fortunate during this season of giving.”
December 07, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

3rd Open House & Food Drive Action

New Location, Bigger Action!
How much fun can children, teens, and adults have helping others in need during the holiday season?
December 29, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2nd Open House & Food Drive Action

Bigger and Better
Our activity center expands to include local treasure, Nuria’s Dance Academy. We share demonstrations of dance and martial arts and hold our first, and very successful, food drive!
December 9, 2009; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2008 Open House & Housewarming Party

The Start of a Holiday Tradition
We open our doors and welcome the community to our new, dedicated training facility — five demonstrations (three taekwondo, two yongmudo), food, prizes, and lots of energy.
November 9, 2008; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Taekwondo is an exciting martial art that combines effective footwork and powerful kicking techniques into a dynamic system of sport and self-defense.

TKD Competition Info

Thrilling & Dramatic Action
Discover how taekwondo competition is one of the most fun and exciting activities for kids, teens, and adults. The variety of techniques, level of required skill, and amazing coordination combine to make a unique opportunity to test the skills.

UC Open: Spring 2015

Get Ready for Big Action!
“Tomorrow’s competition is won with today’s preparation.” Don’t wait: improve your sparring and forms — now — for a fun, exciting, and rewarding time in Spring 2015.

Yongmudo outside wrist throw

Yongmudo incorporates a variety of techniques including kicks, strikes, throws, jointlocks, submission wrestling into a comprehensive system of personal health & self-protection.

Yongmudo outside wrist throw

More Skills, Bigger Challenge
Yongmudo competitions allow people of beginning, intermediate, and advanced skill levels to test themselves against people of comparable abilities. Learn more about what’s required.

Yongmudo Championships: Oct 12, 2013

Get Ready for Action
We’re gearing up for the next UC Yongmudo Championships in Fall 2014. Test all your skills: kicks, throws, and wrestling.

2014 UC Open action!

Hi Yo, Silver!
Eight local youth bring back 11 medals including six silver medals. Lots of nail-biting at this competition.
May 28, 2014; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2013 UC Open action!

More Gold in Forms
6 teens and pre-teens prepare together and it pays off with 10 medals including 3 gold in forms. “We rocked! Competition is a very, very fun learning experience.” Awesome.
May 22, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Successful Throw!

One Teen, Three Martial Arts, Big Action
A busy day for local teen competing in yongmudo, taekwondo, and judo. “It was rad.”
November 21, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2012 UC Open action!

13 Medals for Young Martial Artists!
8 children and 1 adult return from U.C. Berkley loaded with medals and memories of their competition experience; our biggest numbers...ever!
May 2, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Groundwork action!

Kicks, Punches, Throws, & Wrestling
Two competitors return to Mt. Shasta with four medals and the award for “Best Male Competitor” for the second consecutive year.
October 26, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

UC Open Action (April 2011)

Excellent Effort, Excellent Fun, Excellent Results
Eight competitors from six families, ages 7 to 38, earn 11 medals with outstanding performances in both forms and sparring.
May 4, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Medal Display from the 2010 UC Open

Big Weekend, Big Action!
The recap of an exciting weekend of taekwondo and yongmudo competitions at U.C. Berkeley—four gold, three silver, and four bronze medals. Who had more fun: the competitors or their families?
April 14, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Siskiyou County winners in martial arts tournament

More Families, More Fun
Orion and Griffin win gold medals at their first tournament—a huge accomplishment at the west coast’s largest tournament at UC Berkeley.
June 10, 2009; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Get Safe, Be Safe, Stay Safe

Be Confident, Be Smart, Be Safe
A self-defense workshop for teen & pre-teen girls — and their mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, friends. Learn effective strategies for getting safe, being safe, and staying safe. It’s not all about physical defense either; verbal and emotional defense skills are equally important.

Action, Food & Helping the Seniors

Food, Action, & Community Spirit
A huge spread of Korean cuisine, impressive demonstration, and $335 to support the seniors.
November 19, 2014; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2014 Taekwondo Winter Promotion Exam

It’s a Family Affair!
23 children, teens, and adults met the challenge for their next rank — along with an added test of their judgement when facing the unexpected.
April 23, 2014; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2013 Safe Dating 101 Preparation

Preparing for another workshop
We get ready for a self-defense workshop for teens, pre-teens, and their parents. Intend to offer a few ideas on what to do in a dating context.
July 3, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Looking forward to some great Korean food!

Food, Action, & Community Spirit
A huge spread of Korean cuisine, impressive taekwondo demonstration, and $300 to support the Senior Nutrition Program.
November 7, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2013 UC Open action!

More Gold in Forms
6 teens and pre-teens prepare together and it pays off with 10 medals including 3 gold in forms. “We rocked! Competition is a very, very fun learning experience.” Awesome.
May 22, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2013 Taekwondo Winter Promotion Exam

Taking A Next Step
15 children took up the challenge to test for their next rank: beginning, intermediate, & advanced.
April 10, 2013; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Successful Throw!

One Teen, Three Martial Arts, Big Action
A busy day for local teen competing in yongmudo, taekwondo, and judo. “It was rad.”
November 21, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Check Presentation for Senior Nutrition Program

Food, Action, & Community Spirit
A huge spread of Korean cuisine, impressive taekwondo demonstration, and $275 raised for the Senior Nutrition Program.
October 17, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Big Exam, Big Results!

Exciting Challenge for Young People
MSMAP holds its largest promotion exam and challenges 27 people to show what they know and do their best.
March 28, 2012; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Groundwork action!

Kicks, Punches, Throws, & Wrestling
Two competitors return to Mt. Shasta with four medals and the award for “Best Male Competitor” for the second consecutive year.
October 26, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Introductory Remarks -- chompin' at the bit for action!

Celebrating Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving)
At City Park with the seniors starts the fall and winter holiday season off with authentic Korean food and cool taekwondo action.
September 28, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

2011 Martial Arts Mini-Camp

Summertime is still a great time for learning
The Mount Shasta Recreation & Parks District and MSMAP offered a great program to learn cool skills as area principals vouch for the benefits of healthy activities for children.
June 29, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

New MSMAP Black Belt

MSMAP’s New Black Belt
A comprehensive article on the positive results of martial arts training — in the studio, in school, in life.
February 2, 2011; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Ribbon Cutting at our New/Current Location:

New Beginnings at a New Location
MSMAP holds a ribbon cutting ceremony in its new location and further explains its mission. The smiles on the faces of the kids say more than any words except maybe, “South County’s first stop for anti-bully strategies.”
October 27, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Try-It-At-Lunch at MSE

“Try-It-At-Lunch” at MSE
MSMAP participates in a new program to help Mount Shasta Elementary educate children through taekwondo, fitness, and good manners at lunch time.
September 22, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Axe-Kick/Board Break @ Kick-A-Rama Saturday

“Karate Kids” Show Their Skills
Demonstrations and raffle prizes (donated by local businesses) held in the Mount Shasta Shopping Center with the release of “The Karate Kid” movie.
June 23, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

MSMAP Promotion Exam

From White Belt to Pre-Black Belt
The impressions of several families about one of the largest promotion exams in MSMAP history.
March 10, 2010; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Master Kang demonstrates wrist throw

International Martial Arts Summer Camp
MSMAP hosted over 100 participants at McCloud High School for an incredible international martial arts summer camp in August 2006. Master instructors and Olympic medalists led training in taekwondo, yongmudo, judo, kumdo, and ssirum (Korean traditional wrestling).
August 16, 2006; Mt. Shasta Area Newspapers

Taekwondo is an exciting martial art that combines effective footwork and powerful kicking techniques into a dynamic system of sport and self-defense.

Yongmudo Throw

Yongmudo incorporates a variety of techniques including kicks, strikes, throws, jointlocks, submission wrestling into a comprehensive system of personal health & self-protection.

Yongmudo outside wrist throw

Grrrrrr....
Discover how our Tiny Tigers martial arts activity program helps plant the seeds of success with fun & energy.

Adults have plenty of training opportunities with MSMAP

Big Fun for Big Bodies
MSMAP offers a variety of age- and intensity-specific training opportunities for adults looking for grown up action for self-defense, losing weight, strength, and/or creative, effective sparring skills.

Children practice good manners & citizenship

Plant the seeds of success...today!
Learn more about the specific benefits of MSMAP’s unique taekwondo training for children: safety, fun, discipline, confidence, & good manners.

TKD Children Info

A Wonderful Journey Towards Excellence
Taekwondo is an excellent way for children — both boys and girls — to develop lifelong habits for achieving excellence and success in whatever they choose to do. We use a unique, structured combination of discipline, respect, high energy enthusiasm, and good manners.

Dr. Ken Min

A Pioneer of Martial Arts
A professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Min’s leadership and energy paved the way for taekwondo and martial arts in the U.S. and around the world including the Olympic Games.

What are “The 5 S’s”?
These are five steps identified by Dr. Ken Min as key elements towards becoming successful martial artists and, more importantly, successful individuals.

Future

Join the action — it’s easy.
We offer the most comprehensive and effective martial arts training — and value — around. Find out for yourself!

Map

Where is MSMAP?
We’re easy to find with Google maps. And, we’re in a convenient downtown location in beautiful Mt. Shasta at 612-A S. Mt. Shasta Blvd.

Summer Mini-Camps

Join us for exciting martial arts action!
July 1, 2, & 3, 2014
Each summer, MSMAP and the Mt. Shasta Recreation & Parks District offer a unique program of taekwondo, yongmudo, and self-defense activities. Meet new friends. Learn safety skills. Have big fun.

501 Certified

Learn so much more...
Details about MSMAP’s non-profit status and the benefits for donors including: What makes MSMAP a non-profit organization? What are the benefits & restrictions? Nonprofit, 501(c)(3), & tax-exempt don’t mean the same thing.

Kicking figure

Learn more about MSMAP’s mission
MSMAP contributes to the community and is funded primarily through donations. And, your donations may be tax-deductible.

MSMAP Schedule

5 Days Each Week!
Join us for lots of training & activities for self-defense, competition, fitness. Separate training for children, pre-teens/teens, and teens/adults. Pick your flavor.

Timeline of MSMAP Events & Activities

What have we done lately?
See an extensive list of events, activities, and milestones we’ve offered the community...since 2001.

Future

The future is filled with opportunity
We help our participants create their own good luck; to lead enriching lives; to be healthy, happy, safe... and ACHIEVE REALLY BIG THINGS. Learn more...

MSMAP’s Martial Arts Summer Camps are a great way for children to keep active in the summer learning a variety of new skills and having fun!

UCMAP

Watch a promotional video that explains what the University of Calfornia-Berkeley Martial Arts Program is all about.