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

                                                                                     VIDEOS FOR BEGINNNERS
                                                                    (some videos to help Beginners (white belts) and yellow belts)


Self Defense.    Family fun.    Health and Fitness.

Where: McKinney Towne Lake recreation center, 2001 S. Central Xpwy,      Map to Towne Lake 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 6:00-7:00 pm.
Green Belts and up at 7:00-8:00 pm.

Cost is $12.00 per class, or $45.00 for that calendar month.  You may pay at the Towne Lake center or online.

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. .I've had TWO 5-year olds in 20 years, who could keep up,
so that's why I tell parents 6+ years old).

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 Towne Lake 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