EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND CANCELLED CLASSES
Extracurricular Rambler activities (e.g., tournaments, volunteer events) held during scheduled class times are considered classes. Belt testing sessions, Rambler student ceremonies, and other Rambler events are also part of the curriculum. Cancelled classes will be addressed separately.
Contact Dr. Thomas at 202-251-1030 if you have questions concerning his policies.
Senior Safety and Self-Defense Seminar (May 10, 2018)
Who: Dr. Clifford Thomas
What: Senior Safety and Self-Defense Seminar
When: Thursday, May 10--1:00 p.m.
Where: Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, Maryland 20748.
Questions: For information about the seminar, call or contact Dr. Clifford Thomas by e-mail. For registration and site questions, contact Mrs. Parish Smith at the Camp Springs Senior Activity Center at 301-449-0491.
Youth Resource Day (May 19, 2018)
Who: Rogers Heights Elementary School.
What: Dr. Clifford Thomas and his students will give a martial arts demonstration and host an information table.
When: Saturday, May 19--10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Note: This is considered a class day for all Rambler students.
Where: Rogers Heights Elementary School, 4301 58th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710.
Questions: For information about the Rambler demonstration, call or contact Dr. Clifford Thomas by e-mail. For registration, vendor/information tables, and site questions, contact Ms. Katharine Cooper, MS, Community Resource Advocate Rogers Heights Elementary School at 301-985-1860 (office) or 240-619-6745 (cell).
Ramblers' Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament (
April 7, 2018--TO BE RESCHEDULED)
Who: Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems/We Lead By Example, Inc.
What: Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament. Competition for youth of all ages (18 and under) in weapons, katas, and sparring. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. Safety equipment is required--no excuses. No coaching!
April 7 (TO BE RESCHEDULED)--9:00 a.m. registration; 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. competition. The tournament will take place at Bladensburg Community Center, 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710.
Registration: Competitors--$40 (inclusive of all categories of competition). Spectators--$10 for adults and children; $5 for children five years and under. Adult black belts are expected to pay the spectator fee unless they serve as judges in the rings. Rambler competitors should see Ms. McCutchen to pre-register. Competitors from invited schools who wish to pre-register should mail a certified check or money order (payable to We Lead By Example, Inc.) to Ms. Susan McCutchen, 5404 Spring Road, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710. Cash, money order, and credit card payments will be accepted on the day of the event.
Questions: For information about the tournament, call or contact Dr. Clifford Thomas by e-mail. For site questions, contact the Bladensburg Community Center at 301-277-2124.