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Off The Mat w/ Matt – July 2020

Off the Mat – July 2020

Congratulations to our Newly Promoted Students

Congratulations to everyone who worked hard and earned their next rank this past week. Given the circumstances, everyone did very well and you all should be very proud of your accomplishment.

Saturday, June 27th, 2020 – Promotion Parade Day
Promotion Parade Time Slots
9 am
10 am
11 am

Welcome to the Dojo Community

We would like to welcome our newest students and families who have begun their journey to black belt excellence this past month.  We look forward to watching you grow in the martial arts.

Julian, Xander, and Mark Powell
Shawn and Eli Gates
King Bankston
Isaiah Holmes
Wasim Alam
Zach Sorter
Johan Calvin
and Manuel Hoffman who has returned to training after moving back to the area.

Word of the Month – Confidence

Be sure to check out next month’s Word of the Month discussions.  If you would like to check out last month’s Word of the Month videos they can be found here:

Week 1: Responsibility Week 1

Week 2: Responsibility Week 2

Week 3: Responsibility Week 3

Week 4: Responsibility Week 4

Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 2nd through Monday, July 6th – Dojo Closed – 4th of July Holiday Weekend

Monday, July 13th through Friday, July 17th – Ninja Warrior Summer Camp
Register Here: and Crabapple Martial Arts Academy has been selected the nation’s #1 martial arts schools for SIX YEARS IN A ROW by the American Budokai International!

Founded in 2013 by Mr. C. Matthew White a 5th degree Black Belt in Karate and 6th degree Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu, and Master Instructor, Crabapple Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 4-6, and elementary age kids ages 7 and up, are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.

Crabapple Martial Arts Adult Karate training is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay) in shape, or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.

Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at or call directly at 770-645-0930. You can also visit our website at

About C. Matthew White, Renshi:  Matt is a fifth-degree black belt in a traditional Japanese and Okinawan Martial Arts – Shuri Ryu Karatedo. He is also a sixth-degree black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu – Shintoyoshin Kai Jiu Jitsu, and a master instructor with the title of Renshi, which means Scholar in Japanese.  Matt has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Physiology. He has been training and teaching martial arts for over 27 years and has owned Crabapple Martial Arts Academy since 2013. Renshi White is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world.

Crabapple Martial Arts Academy Headquarters is in Alpharetta, Georgia at 12315 Crabapple Road., Suite 124, Alpharetta GA 30004. You can locate the Chief Instructor, Sensei Robert Reed there or directly at (770) 645-0930.