Upcoming Dates: Saturday May 1st, Karate Tournament at PMA (open for spectators) Saturday May 8th, 1 - 3 pm ITF America Workshop online via Zoom for all PMA plaque holders and instructors Saturday May 15th, PMA Zumba Warm up and PMA TKD Demonstration at the Heroes of Midlothian 5K Race. The race warm-up is scheduled for 8am and the race will begin at 8:30. The demonstration will take place somewhere between 9:30 - 10:00am while we tabulate the results of the race. It will be at the MISD Multi-purpose Stadium parking lot. Saturday May 22nd, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday May 22nd, 10 - 11 am Community FREE self-defense class Saturday May 22nd, 1 pm Color Belt Test Saturday May 29th, New Mexico Tournament Saturday June 12th, 1 - 3 pm ITF America Workshop online via Zoom for all PMA plaque holders and instructors Saturday June 19th, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday June 19th, 9 AM-Noon Open Floor Wednesday June 23rd, Zumba Dance Party benefiting Heroes Foundation, Patriotic themed 7 pm Saturday June 26th, Lone Star Invitational Tournament at PMA Monday June 28th - Sunday July 4th, Closed for the week Saturday July 10, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday July 10, 9 am - Noon Open Floor Saturday July 10, 1-3 pm ITF America Workshop online via Zoom for all PMA plaque holders and instructors Friday July 16th-Sunday July 18th, Patterns Workshop with Master Nunez (more information to follow) Saturday July 17th, Black Belt Test Sunday July 18th, Blood Drive at PMA 10 am - 4 pm

Chief Instructor, Owner

Kids Martial Arts near Midlothian

Mr. Chris Poteet

Mr. Chris Poteet, Chief Instructor, began his martial arts journey in 2004. He currently holds the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt and is certified by the International Taekwon-Do Federation. Mr. Poteet has won many awards during his martial arts career: Southwest Fall Invitation Senior Male Grand Champion (2008 & 2013), Houston Invitational Taekwon-Do Tournament Senior Male Grand Champion (2010), Cypress Invitational Senior Male Grand Champion (2013), and Austin State Tournament Senior Male Grand Champion (2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018). Mr. Poteet completed his Umpire’s Class B certification in 2011 and Class A in 2018. He served as one of the 2015 Team USA Coaches and Managers and in 2017 served as one of the Team USA Coaches and coached the Junior Men's Team. Mr. Chris is the 2019 Team USA Coach, Senior Men's Team Coach, and Manager.

Mr. Poteet works outside Taekwon-Do in the battery industry.


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