Purple Dragon to open new karate dojo this weekend

| 22/03/2012

Purple Dragon.JPG(CNS): Purple Dragon Martial Arts is holding the grand opening of their new and improved dojo (Karate studio) at the Mirco Centre on North Sound Wayvon Saturday, 24 March, from 10:00am to 2:30pm, and everyone is invited. The official ribbon cutting by Sports Minister Mark Scotland will be take place at 11:00am.  Throughout the day, the public can take tours through the new facility, and there will also be several demonstrations given by the Purple Dragon students, ranging from mighty tot beginners all the way up to the black belts.  The martical arts school says the sensei and weapons demonstrations will amaze everyone.

The new space has been completely renovated to include a larger dojo floor, enabling two classes to be held simultaneously.  The dojo also features a study area for students, changing areas and a pro-shop featuring clothing, safety equipment sparring wear, books and traditional training weapons.

“We are very proud of this new location and look forward to showing it off to the public”, Sensei Floyd Baptiste stated.  “The practice of Don Jitsu Ryu, is a great way to gain self-discipline while getting a workout at the same time.  This form of karate developed by world renowned martial arts expert Professor Don Jacob, has been practiced at Purple Dragon for more than 40 years, and is highly recognized and respected around the world.”

“Here at Purple Dragon we feel it is important to build self-confidence and discipline, while still having fun,” Sensei Baptiste added.

Purple Dragon welcomes people of all ages to participate in their classes.  In addition to the Don Jitsu Ryu karate, there are classes for self-defense, fitness kickboxing and even a workout bootcamp.  The large, open space is also perfect for children’s birthday parties or other events.

There will be specials all day for new memberships and items in the pro-shop.  Visit the Purple Dragon Cayman Islands Facebook page before the event for a chance to win a free month membership www.facebook.com/PurpleDragonCayman.

For more information on the Cayman Islands Purple Dragon Martial Arts please contact 946-1241 or visit www.purple-dragon.com.

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