EVENTS
 

 

Colt State Park, September 2006Black Belt Evaluations

March 17, 2018

10:30am - 3:30pm

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
376 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

Dinner @ 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

past events

 

Black Belt Test 2017Colt State Park, September 2010

Saturday, September 16, 2017
10:00am - . . .

 

Itinerary:

Friday September 15, 2017
Class 6:00-7:30 PM

Master Costa's studio (376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745)

 

Saturday September 16, 2017

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Site 37
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
(same location as last year)

Arrive 10:00 - 10:30 AM

Class 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
please plan to warm up in advance

Demo 11:30 AM
Testing from 11:45 AM to 2:00 PM
followed by special section, questions, & closing remarks

Dinner @ 5:00 PM

Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet
Tel.: (401) 431-6200 (401) 431-6202
​58A Newport Ave., East Providence, RI 02916
http://www.hibachibuffeteastprovidence.com/

Sunday September 17, 2017
Class in Boston at the Harvard Medical School from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
on the quadrangle (corner of Longwood Ave and Ave of Louis Pasteur) -- (outdoors - weather permitting) or in the Minot room (5th floor of the Countway Medical Library - adjacent to the quadrangle)

 

Black Belt Evaluations

March 18, 2017

10:30am - 3:30pm

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
376 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

Dinner @ 5:30pm

FiRE+iCE
48 Providence Place,
Providence, RI 02903

 

Friday March 17, 2017
Class 6:00-7:30 PM
Master Costa's studio (376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745)

 

Sunday March 19, 2017
Class 2:15-4:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Contway Library - Minot room (5h floor)
10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

 

Black Belt Test 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00am - . . .

 

Itinerary:

Friday September 9, 2016
Class 5:30 PM

Master Costa's studio (376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745)

 

Saturday September 10, 2016

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Sections 30 to 32
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
(same location as last year)

Class / Demo 10:00 AM

Testing from 11:30am to 3:30 PM

Dinner to follow around 5:30 PM

Sunday September 11, 2016
Class in Boston at the Harvard Medical School from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
on the quadrangle (corner of Longwood Ave and Ave of Louis Pasteur) -- (outdoors - weather permitting) or in the Minot room (5th floor of the Countway Medical Library - adjacent to the quadrangle)

 

Black Belt Evaluations

March 12, 2016

10:00am - 5:00pm + dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
370 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

195 East toward Cape Cod
Exit at Rte 140 North
Travel for about ½ mile on Rte 140 North and Exit at Hathaway Road
Make a Left onto Hathaway Road and continue straight until the second traffic light where you make a right onto Nash Road
After making a right on to Nash Road continue straight until you cross over a set of rail road tracks and then take an immediate right into the parking lot and drive in toward the back or the building until you see the sign for Master Costa’s Studio. The entrance is just below the sign and to the left. Upon entering please proceed to the 2nd (top) floor.

Itinerary:

10:00am   Arrive at Master Costa's studio
10:30am - 12:30pm    Class
12:30pm - 3:30pm   Evaluations
3:30pm - 5:00pm   "How to teach what is most important?"
lead by 2nd-4th Dans
5:30pm   Dinner at Old Country Buffet

 

Additional Classes:

Friday 3/11/16 6:00 PM - Master Costa's - Dinner to Follow
Sunday 3/13/16 4:00 PM - Class at Harvard Medical School in the Minot room (5th floor of Countway Library on Shattuck street in Boston)

 

Black Belt Test 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30am - . . .

 

Itinerary:

Friday September 11, 2015
Class 5:45 PM

Master Costa's studio (376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745)

 

Saturday September 12, 2015

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Sections 30 to 32
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
(same location as last year)

Class / Demo 10:30 AM

Testing from 1:00pm to 3:00 PM

Oncology Center 5:45-6:15 PM
for a celebratory event and brief discussion of the day
537 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA

Dinner to follow at the Old Country Buffet (~$15 per person)
end around 8:00/8:30 PM

Sunday September 13, 2015
Class in Boston at the Harvard Medical School from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
on the quadrangle (corner of Longwood Ave and Ave of Louis Pasteur) -- (outdoors - weather permitting) or in the Minot room (5th floor of the Countway Medical Library - adjacent to the quadrangle)

 

Black Belt Evaluation 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00am-3:30pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
370 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

195 East toward Cape Cod
Exit at Rte 140 North
Travel for about ½ mile on Rte 140 North and Exit at Hathaway Road
Make a Left onto Hathaway Road and continue straight until the second traffic light where you make a right onto Nash Road
After making a right on to Nash Road continue straight until you cross over a set of rail road tracks and then take an immediate right into the parking lot and drive in toward the back or the building until you see the sign for Master Costa’s Studio. The entrance is just below the sign and to the left. Upon entering please proceed to the 2nd (top) floor.

Itinerary:

10:00 AM   Arrive at Master Costa's studio
10:30 AM     Class & Evaluations
3:30 PM   Expected completion time
5:30 PM   Dinner at Old Country Buffet

 

Additional Classes:

Friday 2/27/15 5:45 PM - Master Costa's - Dinner to Follow
Sunday 3/1/15 4:00 PM - Class at Harvard Medical School in the Minot room (5th floor of Countway Library on Shattuck street in Boston)

 

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 6, 2014
10:00am - . . .

 

Itinerary:

Friday September 5, 2014
Class 6:00 PM

U Mass Dartmouth - please use parking lot 13 and walk onto the field. If cold or raining then we will be at Master Costa's studio (376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745)

 

Saturday September 6, 2014

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Sections 30 to 32
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
(same location as last year)

Class 10:00 AM

Demo around 11:30 AM

Testing from Noon to 2:30 PM

Awarding of Degrees 2:30-3:00 PM

Oncology Center 5:30-6:15 PM
for a celebratory event and brief discussion of the day
537 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA

Dinner to follow at the Old Country Buffet (~$15 per person)
end around 8:00/8:30 PM

Sunday September 7, 2014
Class in Boston at the Harvard Medical School from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
on the quadrangle (corner of Longwood Ave and Ave of Louis Pasteur) -- (outdoors - weather permitting) or in the Minot room (5th floor of the Countway Medical Library - adjacent to the quadrangle)

 

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 8, 2014
10:00am-5:10pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
370 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

195 East toward Cape Cod
Exit at Rte 140 North
Travel for about ½ mile on Rte 140 North and Exit at Hathaway Road
Make a Left onto Hathaway Road and continue straight until the second traffic light where you make a right onto Nash Road
After making a right on to Nash Road continue straight until you cross over a set of rail road tracks and then take an immediate right into the parking lot and drive in toward the back or the building until you see the sign for Master Costa’s Studio. The entrance is just below the sign and to the left. Upon entering please proceed to the 2nd (top) floor.

Itinerary:

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Class
12:00PM - 3:30 PM     Evaluations
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM   Break for picture, have something to drink/eat that people can bring and change into clothes
3:45 PM - 5:10 PM   Master Instructors Presentations
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM   Instructorship as a Married Couple
4:30 PM - 4:50 PM   Martial Arts and Married Life
4:50 PM - 5:10 PM   Reflections on Instructorship and Closing
5:10 PM - 6:30 PM   Break to go to Hotels (wash and prepare for dinner)
    Discussion of the evaluations amongst the Master Instructors before meeting students for dinner.
6:45 PM   Dinner at Old Country Buffet
A time for celebration and also for instructors to speak with those who evaluated 1st followed by any other Master Instructor who wishes to provide thoughts for reflection

 

Additional Class:

Friday 3/7/14 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Master Costa's - Dinner to Follow

 

 

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 7, 2013
10:00am - . . .

 

Itinerary:

Friday September 6, 2013
Class 6:00 PM
Master Costa's studio
376 Nash Road, New Bedford, MA 02745

 

Saturday September 7, 2013

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Sections 30 to 32
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
(same location as last year)

Class 10:00 AM

Demo around 11:45 AM

Testing and awarding of degrees from Noon to 3:15 PM

Oncology Center 5:30-6:15 PM
to begin the celebration & 15 minute discussion.

Dinner to follow at the Old Country Buffet
end around 8:00/8:30 PM

Sunday September 8, 2013
Class in Boston at the Harvard Medical School from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
Due to the new schedule with the Boston class a class in New Bedford on Sunday is not possible.

 


Hotel Info:

Best Western
Dartmouth (Newest)
http://www.bwdartmouth.com/

508-717-0424

737 State Road
North Dartmouth, MA, 02747

Residence Inn by Marriot
Dartmouth (Some have used this, and shared expenses on a suite)

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ewbri-residence-inn-new-bedford-dartmouth/

508 984-5858

181 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Hampton Inn
Westport (Neighbors Dartmouth)

http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=FLRWPHX&WT.srch=1

508 675-8500

53 Old Bedford Road
Westport, MA 02790

Comfort Inn and Suites
Fall River

http://www.comfortinnfallriver.com/

508 672-0011

360 Airport Rd
Fall River, MA 02720

Comfort Inn
Dartmouth

http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-north_dartmouth-massachusetts-MA403?promo=gglocal

508 996-0800

171 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Days Inn
New Bedford

http://www.daysinn.com/DaysInn/control/Booking/property_info?propertyId=06777&brandInfo=DI

508 997-1231

500 Hathaway Road
New Bedford, MA 02740

Dartmouth Motor Inn
Dartmouth

http://www.dartmouthmotorinn.com/

508 997-0008

571 State Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

 

 

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 2, 2013
9:45am-3:45pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
370 Nash Road NEW LOCATION
New Bedford, MA 02746

(508) 979-8111

195 East toward Cape Cod
Exit at Rte 140 North
Travel for about ½ mile on Rte 140 North and Exit at Hathaway Road
Make a Left onto Hathaway Road and continue straight until the second traffic light where you make a right onto Nash Road
After making a right on to Nash Road continue straight until you cross over a set of rail road tracks and then take an immediate right into the parking lot and drive in toward the back or the building until you see the sign for Master Costa’s Studio. The entrance is just below the sign and to the left. Upon entering please proceed to the 2nd (top) floor.

Itinerary:

10:00 AM   Arrive at Master Costa's new location (please see directions above)
Please meet in the parking lot outside the Toe Chang
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM   Introductions
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM   Class
12:15PM - 2:30 PM     Evaluations and Group Photo
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM   Master Instructors Presentations
How suffering lead to insights and change in their lifes.
BREAK   (wash and prepare for dinner)
5:00PM - 6:30PM   All Master Instructors and Black Belt Instructors of students who are evaluating meet at the Oncology Center at 550 Faunce Corner Road to discuss evaluations (Black Belt Instructors only need to be present when their student is discussed)
6:30PM - 7:00PM   All students meet at the Oncology Center for a presentation/discussion from Master D'Amico
6:00 PM   Dinner at Old Country Buffet
A time for celebration and also for instructors to speak with those who evaluated 1st followed by any other Master Instructor who wishes to provide thoughts for reflection

 

Additional Classes:

Friday 3/1/13 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Master Costa's new location
Sunday 3/3/13 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Master Costa's new location

 

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 15, 2012
10:00am-3:00pm +dinner & discussion

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
Section 30 to 32 NEW LOCATION
[ park map ]
[ Google coordinates ]
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

ITINERARY: Septermber 15, 2012

10:00am - Class

Noon - Demonstration and celebration for Grand Master Choi's 70th Birthday

12:30-3:00pm - Black Belt testing

5:30pm- Discussion (tba) & Dinner, Old Country Buffet

Friday evening class for those travelers arriving the day before:

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, September 14, 2012
U Mass Dartmouth
Please park in P-lot 13 and walk toward bldg's and then make a right on to the green and keeping walking with the hill on your left until you reach the field
rain location: Costa's Tang Soo Do Karate

Sunday class:

11:00 am - 12:30 pm, September 16, 2012
U Mass Dartmouth
Please park in P-lot 13 and walk toward bldg's and then make a right on to the green and keeping walking with the hill on your left until you reach the field
rain location: Costa's Tang Soo Do Karate

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 31, 2012
10:00am-3:30pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
700 Kemptom Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 979-8111

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 10, 2011
10:00am-3:00pm +dinner

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

ITINERARY: Septermber 10, 2011

10:00am - Class (G.M. Choi)

Noon - Test(s)

3:00pm - "More events TBA"

5:30pm- Dinner, Old Country Buffet

Friday evening class for those travelers arriving the day before:

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, September 9, 2011
Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

Sunday class:

10:15 am - 12:15 pm, September 11, 2011
Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

YB Choi 36th Tournament

Flying G.M. Choi

Saturday, November 13, 2010
9:00am-5:00pm

Rutgers University
College Avenue Gym
130 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ
» directions

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 26, 2011
10:00am-3:30pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
700 Kemptom Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 979-8111

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 11, 2010
10:00am-3:00pm

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI
rain alt: Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

Friday evening class for those travelers arriving the day before:

6:00 PM, September 10, 2010
Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

Sunday class for all colored belts and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Dan's. Master D'Amico will provide teaching opportunities and feedback:

10:30 am - 12:30pm, September 10, 2010
Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

ITINERARY: Saturday, September 11, 2010

10:00am - Opening Statement (Master D'Amico) + Warmups (Masters Nitscke, Rosales, Macera)

11:00am- Noon - Class (led by Grand Master Ye Bong Choi)

Noon - 12:30pm - Demonstration

12:30 - 3:00pm - 1st and 2nd Dan testing

3:00 - 3:30pm- Presentation of Dan Certificates and Closing remarks

3:30 - 5:30pm - Time to bathe and refresh

5:30 - 6:00pm - A reflection statement and interactive session - Master D'Amico
North Dartmouth Oncology Center, 537 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth, MA

6:15 - 8:00pm- Dinner, Old Country Buffet

 

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 27, 2010
10:00am-3:30pm +dinner

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate
700 Kemptom Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 979-8111

 

YB Choi 35th Tournament

Flying G.M. Choi

Saturday, November 14, 2009
9:00am-5:00pm

Rutgers University
College Avenue Gym
130 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ
» directions

March 21, 2009

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 12, 2009
10:00am-3:00pm

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

Friday evening class for those travelers arriving the day before:

6:00 PM, September 11, 2009
Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

 

Black Belt Evaluation

Saturday, March 21, 2009
10:00am-3:00pm

Costas Tang Soo Do Karate

Black Belt Test

Saturday, September 13, 2008
10:00am-3:00pm

Colt State Park / Bristol, RI

YB Choi 34th Tournament

Flying G.M. Choi

Saturday, October 25, 2008
9:00am-5:00pm

Rutgers University
College Avenue Gym
130 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ
» directions