Upcoming Events/Tournaments


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 Mr. Adrian Seemangal at 240-701-3570 if you have questions concerning his policies.

Rambler Family Holiday Fun Day (December 17, 2022)

Who: Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems/We Lead By Example, Inc.
What: Rambler Family Holiday Fun Day! Our fellowship gathering will be a party day for Rambler family children and adults. Enjoy a student talent show with prizes--performers please let Mr. Adrian know what you plan to perform. Casual street clothes--no uniforms. Refreshments on us!.
When/Where: Saturday, December 17--10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come celebrate at the Bladensburg Community Center, 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg, MD 20710.
Registration: Registration is not required.
Questions: Contact Adrian Seemangal at 240-701-3570 or e-mail for inquiries.

Ramblers' Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament in Honor of Dr. Clifford Thomas (TO BE SCHEDULED IN 2023)

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! 
When/Where: Saturday, TO BE SCHEDULED--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: $50. Black-belt competition restricted to youth 18 and under. Spectators: $10. Children: $5 (age 5 and above); FREE for children under age 5. 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, e-mail Mr. Adrian Seemangal or call him at 240-701-3570. For site questions, contact the Bladensburg Community Center at 301-277-2124.


Dr. Thomas passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2021. We are heartbroken but are carrying on his legacy.
Online Tribute and Remembrances: Go to this link to read Dr. Thomas' posted obituary and to leave a remembrance.