All I can say is WOW!… I can’t believe that I successfully opened my Karate school in Westminster / Broomfield on Monday, August 11th. I had my first official martial arts class at 5:30pm with 6 students… Not bad for having my first school open with so many crazy chain of events that took place.
I had spent my last two weekends working at the school trying to get it cleaned up, open and ready for business on Monday. So talking about being exhausted… Anyways, I scheduled my inspection for Monday the 11th of August. Obviously I passed since I opened on Monday, but it sure wasn’t easy. Supposedly I needed to have my fire inspection before my final inspection, however there was a snag. To make a long story short, the inspectors for the building and electrical said I passed given the fire department signed off on my building. So I went down to City Hall, got my inspection card signed and was allowed to officially open!
When all of that went through, I called my students letting them know I had passed my inspection and that they could come down to take class for the first time! I was EXTREMELY excited to say the least. Class went great. We simply went over basics, so that the kids know how to perform their techniques.
On Wednesday, my equipment order came in, so I was able to give them uniforms. I’m glad to see that my school is slowly making it through, and I should have full classes soon.
As for my students… these guys are GREAT! I feel like these guys will be a great addition to my student body, and I plan on signing up more students this week. I have two appointments tomorrow, and two on Wednesday. Than early September should be big.
Lastly, I just want to remind all of you readers that my Grand Opening Day / Open House is August 23rd, 2008 from 11am to 1pm MST. If you would like to enjoy a FREE 30 minute Karate lesson, some food, and a FREE All-Star Karate Demonstration, please come down and join us. This event is open to the public and students, and anyone can bring a guest. I look forward to seeing all of you on Saturday!
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