Weekend Classes

Eagleview YMCA Saturday Class 5/7

Steve Sciscione will be teaching at the Eagleview YMCA on May 7th, from 11:30am to 1pm.


2011 Courage To Ride Bicycle Tour

We are excited to announce that the 2011 Courage To Ride Bicycle Tour is scheduled for Sunday, July 24!

We’re offering 4 routes this year: a 5-mile route (Beginner/Intermediate), a 12-mile route (Intermediate/Advanced), a 25-mile route (Challenging), and a 50-mile route (Very Challenging).

The Dr. Effy Oz Memorial Fund is a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation offering educational scholarships and supporting information technology advancements in local schools. For information about the Dr. Effy Oz Memorial Fund or the Courage To Ride Bike Tour, please visit:

NEW THIS YEAR… you can register online! (Click here to register online.)

Donations can also be made on the registration page or by mailing your donation to:

Dr. Effy Oz Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 265
Uwchland, PA 19480

Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you on July 24!

Weekend Classes

Eagleview YMCA Saturday Class 4/23

Pete Toto will be teaching the Saturday morning class on April 23rd at the Eagleview YMCA.


PSKK Demonstration at the YMCA Healthy Kids Day

The Lionville branch of the PSKK will have a table at the Lionville YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on April 16 and will be holding a demonstration then. You can take a look at our handout for the demo, that consolidates the information on our website.


The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Recognizes Philadelphia Lawyer

Master Sand Induction Award
Richard M. Sand, Esq. (left), managing partner of the law firm Sand and Saidel, P.C., accepts meritorious award as he is inducted into The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony held on April 5. Sand was recognized for his nearly 50-year martial arts career. He is only the second person in the 60-year history of The Hall to be recognized in the category of martial arts.

Richard M. Sand, Esq., Honored as a 2011 Inductee

Philadelphia, PA, April 6, 2011 – On April 5, 2011 Richard M. Sand, the managing partner of the Philadelphia law firm Sand and Saidel, P.C., was inducted into The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Sand’s induction recognizes accomplishments in martial arts that span nearly 50 years, specifically in the art of Tae Kwon Do. Sand is the founder of the Philadelphia School of Korean Karate, a school which has operated continuously since 1967 and has taught more than 20,000 students in the tri-state area. Sand was a fighter, trainer and promoter. He was instrumental in bringing professional kickboxing to the Philadelphia area in the 1970s.

In addition to his legal practice and martial arts career, Sand is the author of a mystery book series. 1000 copies of his latest novel will be delivered to United States Air Force troops serving in the Middle East.

Sand’s law firm focuses on education law, workers’ compensation and insurance defense. Sand served on Governor Corbett’s Transition Team. He is an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University.


PSKK Apparel Sale

Many of you have been asking about apparel with the PSKK logo. We have a two week window to order such apparel through our partner, Kelly Sports. When you log into the website you will see many choices including:

  • T-Shirts
  • Hats
  • Hoodies
  • Gear bags
  • Shorts

Most items are available in both Youth and Adult sizes, so please order carefully.
All orders can be paid for via credit card through the store. The online store is open until April 11th and all items will be shipped mid-May.
To order, please follow the instructions below:
Go to
Click on Team Web Stores banner in the middle of the page
Click on the Philly Korean Karate logo/link in the middle of the page


5K/1 Mile Walk

Join us at the 5K run or 1 mile walk, on Saturday, May 21!