2014 Gup and Family Training Clinic Application is here...

The application materials can be downloaded from our Forms page. Deadline for registration is January 28.
Please make sure that all participants bring appropriate gear for this event.

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2013 Championship Application is here...

It's that time of year ago for all of us to make plans to go to the Region 7 Championship. The first step is to get your application in. The application materials can be downloaded from our Forms page.

Ki Gong Clinic

Region 7 is hosting a Ki Gong Clinic at the WTSDA Headquarters on January 19th. The agenda, application for the Ki Gong Club, and registration for the clinic are all available for download on our Calendar page.

2013 Region 7 Gup Clinic and 2013 Calendar

Our Calendar page has been updated with the dates of our 2013 events. Early on the calendar is the 2013 Region 7 Gup Clinic, which will be held on Saturday February 2nd in Denver, NC (just outside of Charlotte, NC). There are lots of great sessions to choose from, and Black Belts have the option to attend a Judging Clinic. The application deadline is January 19th. Don't wait until the last minute! You can download the application from our Calendar page.

Region 7 Championship

We had a great weekend in Myrtle Beach, celebrating competition and camaraderie under the leadership of Master Strong and our Region 7 Masters, including our newest Master Jim Young. An article describing the event is posted on our Articles page, and a gallery is available on our Photos page.

Scholarship Application Reminder

The application deadline for the Spring 2013 cycle of the Region 7 Scholarship program is December 31. The application materials can be downloaded from our Calendar page. There are two download links; one by the spring cycle deadline and one by the fall cycle deadline.

2012 Regional Championship Registration

Our 2012 Regional Championship is scheduled for Saturday November 3rd. The annual black belt workout and demo practice is scheduled for Friday November 2nd. The registration form, hotel information and dinner information can be downloaded from our Calendar page. Act quickly! For the most economical registration rates, register by September 8th. After that there are two more cutoff dates where the registration costs increase by $10 each. The absolute cutoff for registration is October 13. Also, our discounted group hotel rates are valid until Sept 30th, and individual room types do sell out.

2012 Region 7 Black Belt Camp

The Region 7 black belts and cho dan bos gathered at Furman University along with the Region 7 masters and visiting Master Utech. The report is posted on our Articles page. A gallery is on our Photos page.

Report: 2012 Spring Scholarship Tournament

Congratulations to the participants in our spring tournament and to Mr. Akshay Chandrashekhar from Scota Karate Academy and Mr. Devin Kimmerly from Twin Dragons Martial Arts, winners of the Spring Scholarships. The report is posted on our Articles page. A gallery is on our Photos page.

Report: World HQ Move In Day!

Many volunteers from Region 7 helped to move things into the new World Headquarters. Find out more about the day and a little about the new building layout. The report is posted on our Articles page. A gallery is on our Photos page.

Report: 2012 Spring Black Belt PreTest

Our Spring PreTest took place on March 10th. The report is posted on our Articles page.

Black Belts and Cho Dan Bos - Register for Black Belt Camp!

The 2012 Region 7 Black Belt Camp will be held the weekend of June 8th. Registrations must be received by May 18th. Don't wait until the last minute! You can download the application from our Calendar page.

Get Registered for the Region 7 Spring Tournament

The 2012 Region 7 Spring Tournament will be held on May 5th in Taylors, SC. The application deadline is April 7. You can download the application and the tournament schedule from our Calendar page.

2012 Region 7 Gup Clinic Report

Our gup clinic was a great success. Read the report posted to our Articles page and the photo gallery on our Photos page.

Why Do You Like Tang Soo Do?

Think about your answer and then find out why Emily Leaphart likes Tang Soo Do. Her answer can be found on our Articles page.

PPMA Holiday Story

Read about how the students of Palmetto Panther Martial Arts adopted 8 residents of the Generations Nursing Home over the holiday season. The story can be found on our Articles page.

2012 Chief Instructor's Meeting

On Saturday January 7th, Region 7 had its annual Chief Instructor's meeting where much of our region's annual planning takes place, and this year we had the privilege of training with Master Peterman, focusing on bong fighting techniques. Read more via our Articles page.

2012 Region 7 Gup Clinic

Causby Karate Academy will be hosting the 2012 Region 7 Gup Clinic on February 11, 2012. Avoid the expense late registration by having your registration forms submitted by January 21. The registration form can be downloaded from our Calendar page.

Scholarship Application Reminder!

The application deadline for the Spring 2012 cycle of the Region 7 Scholarship program is December 31. The application material can be downloaded from our Calendar page.

2011 Region 7 Championship

The members of Region 7 gathered at the Crown Reef in Myrtle Beach for the 2011 Regional Tournament over the weekend of November 5th. Even if you were there, there are probably things you didn't know about weekend. Find out more via the link on our Articles page.

Jacob's Walk

Please consider sponsoring Jacob Kelley's participation in the Walk to Cure Diabetes event. The link to Jacob's letter is on our Articles page.

2011 Regional Championship Application

In addition to the the championship hotel information, applications for our 2011 regional tournament can be downloaded from our Calendar page.

Region 7's 12th Annual Black Belt Camp!

Region 7's annual black belt camp took place the weekend of June 10th, 2011. Find the article here and the gallery here.

Black Belt Attitude - A Senior's Perspective

Read the inspiring article written by Jim Holbrook, a student of Mr. Lacy at Commonwealth Tang Soo Do. The link is on our Articles page.

Spring Scholarship Tournament

Read about the 2011 Spring Scholarship Tournament. The link is on our Articles page. Also, remember that scholarship applications for the fall cycle are due by June 30th. The application material can be downloaded from our Calendar page.

Ground Breaking Ceremony!

Grand Master Shin's dream is coming true. Read about the World Tang Soo Do Association World Headquarters ground breaking ceremony and view photos taken at the event. Link on our Articles page, with photos in the Gallery..

2011 Regional Championship Hotel Info

Check out the great rates we have again at the Crown Reef Resort for our regional tournament. Link to the document is on our Calendar page.

New Articles Posted

Read about our visit from Master Molinaro and our Spring Black Belt Test. Links on our Articles page.

2011 Region 7 Black Belt Camp

The 2011 Region 7 Black Belt Camp will be held at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina the weekend of June 10. The registration deadline is May 22, 2011, but prompt registration is desired and appreciated. The registration application can be downloaded from our Calendar page.

What Goes on Behind the Curtain?

Read about the Judging Clinic conducted during the Spring Black Belt PreTest. Links on our Articles page, with photos in the Gallery.

New Articles Posted

Read about the Chief Instructors Meeting that happened in February and about four family members who will be dan testing together. Links on our Articles page and our Photos page.