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Red Top Day: Go-Karting

Red Top Fun Day: Go-Karting with Pole Position Racing

On Sunday, February 7th, 2016, Grandmaster Crandall and Master Stalloch brought four American Eagle Style black belts to experience Go-Karting with Pole Position Racing at Destiny USA in Syracuse, New York. In the American Martial Arts Institute, black belts who are under the age of 18 may request in writing to be accepted into the junior rank class assistant program, often called the Red Top program. This leadership program is documented, in part, in the book Leadership Piece by Piece. The program endeavors to heighten the knowledge of our Red Tops with short trips that provide unique experiences.

These excursions expand the Red Tops socially and bring them together through shared experiences. For example, in the past we have taken Red Tops on introductory PADI scuba diving experiences, which were completely paid for by our school. In return, we received more knowledgeable and excited Red Top participants for our school as a whole. We have also brought the Red Tops skiing an