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BLACK BELTS
DON'T QUIT

Creating a better world

by making accessible

martial arts for everyone!

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR THE
FESTIVAL of LEARNING! 

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FESTIVAL OF LEARNING & FESTIVAL OF FAVORITE FAILURES!

ON AUGUST 31st, BBDQ IS THROWING A BATTLE OF THE BANDS FOR CHARITY! 

A Festival of Learning put on by local youth, artists, martial artists, choreographers, musicians, thinkers, and more! Come sink into an afternoon of tabling events, bands competing for prize money, and a choreographed martial arts musical sensation produced by Team Ascension Martial Arts & Gymnastics! This is one night not to miss! Food and drink available in foyer for purchase

MARTIAL ARTS THEATRE SUMMER EXPERIENCE!

BBDQ IS PARTNERING WITH TEAM ASCENSION AND HOSTING A SUMMER CAMP FOR ALL AGES!
Our camp works as a fun, intensive introduction to martial arts for children of all ages! The CULTURAL IMMERSION SUMMER CAMP will start kids off strong with a basis in Classical Karate-do, classical weapons, gymnastics, yoga, self defense, kenpo, beginner language, and more! 


 
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WHAT IS IT?

A co-ed daily summer camp, we will run on a 6:1 camper to staff ratio, and our facilities are open to all school age children! This summer, every child at Team Ascension & BBDQ is guaranteed to learn skills they'll use for a life time! 

WHO IS IT FOR & WHO IS RUNING IT?

For kids ages 6 - 16!

Brainerd is our home, and Black Belts Don't Quit wants to bring nothing but the best to Brainerd! We live for our community, and giving our next generation values like discipline, self-confidence, respect, self-impowerment, and more are what Team Ascension's all about! 


 

IT'S TIME TO PLAN FOR SUMMER!  Where do you want to be?  Call for more details! As low as $17.50/4 hour session! Multiple discounts apply including military, family, teacher, and more!

Session Daily Schedule:
7 AM - 11 AM 
11 AM - 3 PM
1 PM - 5 PM

Late pickup up to 6 PM can be coordinated with the Central Lakes Learning Center  Please inquire about lunch requirements.

 

LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE! 

THANK YOU, SPONSORS!

BLACK BELTS DONT QUIT is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving martial arts athletes the very best chance to maximize their potential as individuals and community leaders in their own right on and off the mat.  Funding.  Growth.  Positive environment. It's what we do.

DONATE TODAY TO A LOCAL KARATE KID!

All donations will go directly toward funding an athlete or martial artist in need! 

Select donation amount

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ANNOUNCING...
Black    Belts Don't Quit
PRO SHOP

IN OUR LATEST EFFORTS TO BRING FREE KARATE TO KIDS EVERYWHERE...
BBDQ has opened up an official pro shop that both sells and makes t-shirts, mugs, hats, and more! 

The 1st Annual Great Coffee-Gram Love Initiatve!
 

Our process:

1.       You place an order on the BBDQ website.  This triggers an order to Coco-Moon to get ready to brew.

2.       You have three options:

a. you can send a text or email to your favorite someone inviting them to meet you for coffee and a memorable gift at Coco Moon before 2 PM or; cost: $15

b. at the Team Ascension Outdoor Café after 3 PM for coffee and a class; cost: $20

c. have a bag of coffee and two mugs with a special note in your own words delivered to your loved ones’ door step via Door Dash; cost: $30

3. Receipt is sent to buyer upon delivery of product

GET YOUR COFFEE HERE!

... And help us make a difference!

Select an item ($)

Thank you for your donation!

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WE DON'T GIVE UP ON OUR COMMUNITY. WE DON'T GIVE UP ON OURSELVES.

Barbara Haney, Founder

THANK YOU, SPONSORS!

BLACK BELTS DONT QUIT is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving martial arts athletes the very best chance to maximize their potential as individuals and community leaders in their own right on and off the mat.  Funding.  Growth.  Positive environment. It's what we do.

DONATE TODAY TO A LOCAL KARATE KID!

All donations will go directly toward funding an athlete or martial artist in need! 

Select donation amount

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CONTACT US

1313 S 6th St, Suite B

Brainerd, MN  56401

2185135816

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