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Aiten Ryu ("Love of Heaven School") is a Christian martial arts school in Tang Soo Do. We meet at The Episcopal Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Placentia, Orange County, CA. Our chief instructor is the Rev. David M. Baumann, SSC (Rector and Founder).

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Interim Syllabus for the student
     Basic Rules
     Japanese & Korean Terminology
     Forms
     The Belt Ranking System
     Symbolic Meaning of Belt Colors
     Exams
     Uniforms
     Cost

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Current News Last Updated 12/3/2006

Merry Christmas

There will be no class from December 21 through the end of the month. Have a wonderful Christmas!

Training is normally given in the following areas

BASIC MOTIONS: twelve punches and blocks; combinations
SPARRING: 1-step, 3-step, free
KICKS: front, round, side, back, hook, other (e.g., ax, crescent); snap, thrust, spinning, flying
KI EXERCISES: kiai, breaking, focus (e.g. putting out candles)
FORMS: Tang Soo Do forms; iaido (basic samurai sword forms)
REALITY-BASED TECHNIQUES: self-defense techniques, including defense against weapons
WEAPONS: invitation-only class taught on Thursday (6:30-7:00 p.m.) by Owens Sensei
Class Schedule

Tuesday Night

6:00-7:00 p.m. white, yellow, orange and green belts
7:00-8:30 p.m. blue, purple, brown, red, and black belts

Thursday Night

5:30-6:30 p.m. white, yellow, orange and green belts
6:30-7:00 p.m. weapons class - by invitation
7:00-8:30 p.m. blue, purple, brown, red, and black belts

Saturday

9:30-10:30 a.m. white, yellow, orange, and belts
10:30 a.m.-Noon blue, purple, brown, red, and black belts

Students who are unable to attend the class scheduled for their rank may attend another class with the permission of the Sensei or Assistant Sensei.

Contact the Blessed Sacrament Martial Arts Association
The Episcopal Church of the Blessed Sacrament
1314 N. Angelina Drive, Placentia, CA 92870-3442
(714) 528-2995
bsacrament@sbcglobal.net

“The fruit of the Spirit is
love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.”
(Galatians 5:22)


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