Instructors: Lyman Roark
Some pics from the
most recent belt exams

Pics from previous exams    Throwing Seminar

Black Belts
Student of the Year:  McKinney  Elevate Gymnastics

"Where do the patches go on my uniform?"

Results from recent tournaments


Self Defense.    Family fun.    Health and Fitness.

Where: McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Xpwy,      Map to Community Center
On East side of Northbound access road, between El Dorado and Virginia.
Phone 972-542-0045

When: Monday nights.
Beginners thru Orange Belts at 6:30-7:30 pm.
Green Belts and up at 7:30-8:45 pm.

Cost is $8.00 per student per class.
No uniform is required until the student tests for their first belt (yellow), although they may certainly get a uniform sooner if they like.
No special signup is required. We run classes all year long. If you have other sports that's fine. We have several students who disappear for baseball/cheerleading/whatever season, and come back when it's over.

Ages: "6 to 600". (I say "6" years old as a general guideline for parents. There have been a FEW kids who just couldn't get enough of this who were younger, or who took the class with a parent. Those kids did okay--however, GENERALLY speaking, I recommend 6 years and older).

There is no age "too old". If you are 106 and want to start now then you have a great attitude!  Our oldest student so far was 85!

Schedule: Every Monday night except for "Monday Holidays" ---MLK, Memorial Day, (July 4, if Monday), Labor Day--- when the Community Center is closed. They are OPEN Presidents' Day, and every other Monday holiday not listed above.  We have class every Monday they are open, with some exceptions around Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Those exceptions are announced in the weeks prior.


Private Lessons are available.
Students preparing for a belt exam or tournament--or just wanting some extra practice time--often ask about these.
Please contact the Instructor for details if you are interested.


Contact Information

Please contact me if you have additional questions. 

972-245-4245 *PLEASE* leave a message if I am not there, so I can call you back.
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Last modified: 08/15/12