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Sunday, March 15

Attention JKF Students!

Because of the measures the State and Federal Government are imposing on us,
the Dojo will be closed starting Monday, March 16 until further notice. 
We will continue to update you about any further schedule changes.
Please take great care of yourselves!

Shihan and Mrs. Godshaw

Class Schedule (effective Sep 3rd)

M/W 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Beg/Nov.
Fri 4:30p - 5:15p  -> Children Beg/Nov.
T/Th 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Int./Adv.
W 6:30p - 7:30p  -> Kobudo**
Fri 5:15p - 6:15p  -> Children Combined
Fri 6:30p - 7:30p  -> Competition Class*
M/T/Th 6:45p - 7:45p  -> Adults
M/T/Th/F  12:00p - 1:00p  -> Adults Day Class
Sa 10:30a - 11:30a  -> Mixed

* $10 drop in fee
** $35 Monthly fee/$15 drop in fee

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