School Policies and Procedures

Attire – Your Uniform must be clean and neatly worn during practice or belt ceremony. Missing any component of the uniform (top, pants, or belt) is considered no uniform and students may not be allowed to participate in the class. Socks or shoes are not allowed on the practice area with exception of the shoes specifically made for martial arts mats. Jewelry or sharp objects should not be worn during class or at any practice sessions. Finger/toe nails must be trimmed short at all times.

Student Advancement – Student’s skills are evaluated three times a year. Students may receive a new belt upon successfully completing the evaluation and paying the $80 per belt fee (second evaluations in the same rank are free). Intermediate and Advanced students are required to attend a minimum of two classes per week to advance.

Tuition **NON REFUNDABLE** – All Tuition programs are prepaid prior to the start of class are payable on the Due Date of the month. If payment has not been received after the 5 days grace period after the due date, you will be charged a late fee. Tuition is based on a month program. The months of the year that have 5-weeks will compensate for any holidays when the school is closed.

Late Fee – A twenty-dollar ($20) late fee will be assessed to your monthly tuition if not received after a 5 day grace period.

Returned Checks – A returned check will result in a twenty-five dollar ($25) fee. This fee and your tuition fee must be paid before allowed to participate in class.

Family Discount – Families with more than one student enrolled in a membership will receive a $30 discount on each membership.

Proration of Fees – World Pa Kua Martial Arts & health DOES NOT prorate fees for vacations, absences or make-ups. Exception may be allowed if given prior notice to your teacher and school.

Camps, Evaluations, Belt Seminars, and Private Classes – these additional events are available and are scheduled during the year. Please refer to the registration for those events.

Absentees – Please notify your teacher when you will not be attending class.

Make-ups – Are offered as a courtesy and only allowed if arrangement is made prior to absence.

Withdrawals – Please notify World Pa Kua Burbank in writing 5 days in advance, if you will no longer be attending classes. (All Special programs Included)

Dismissal – World Pa Kua Martial Arts & Health reserves the right to dismiss any students at any time for non-payment of Tuition or failure to adhere to the policies, conduct, and/or requirements of the scool and its programs.

Student Instructors – Students of gray belt or higher rank will be asked to lead portion of the class that they regularly participate in as part of their advanced learning.

Black Belt Promotion – An overall minimum hours of class training time is required for eligibility for Black Belt promotion, as well as completion of a monograph.  All ranks and certificates are issued at the discretion of the Superior Master of World Pa Kua Martial Arts & Health.

Student Pick Up – Parents are responsible to pick up their children on a timely manner. A $10 fee may be assessed for every minute for late pick up.

Teacher/Student Relationship – Students should only attend classes taught by their regular teacher (or substitute at the regular time). Any student wishing to change teachers needs permission from each teacher and the school.



You can find additional mat rules and guidelines by downloading our Student Handbook HERE.


Master Mo Williams was born in a small town in Washington State where he spent his days camping, hiking, and backpacking. After moving to Los Angeles, he discovered Pa Kua and it changed his life. He credits his practice with both his physical and mental successes. More than that, he found a home in World Pa Kua that gave him a purpose. Master Williams teaches both adults and kids. He holds a black belt in martial arts and is currently training for his second black belt in weapons. As the newest addition to the team, Master Williams hopes to give kids and adults a safe place where they can discover their true selves.

“You don’t have to feel stuck, you don’t have to let anxiety control your life. We all deserve to be treated with respect and to hold our heads up high. That’s what I want each of my students to understand.”