If you get your kicks watching old Bruce Lee flicks or reruns of "The Karate Kid" on HBO, check out the U.S. Capital Classics martial arts tournament this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center. Top-rated martial artists from across the country will square off in a series of round-robin competitions to test strength, speed and style. The day's doings will culminate at 8 with finals among the best of the black belts, along with shows and demonstrations of everything from kung fu to karate. Tickets are $8, $5 for those under 13 and free for children under six. The Convention Center is at 900 Ninth Street NW. If you're taking Metrorail, exit from the Blue, Red or Orange lines at the Metro Center station. 882-4435.
Brick-breaking fans may also want to catch he United States Kung Fu Wu Shu Team when it performs in exhibition at Walt Whitman High School Auditorium in Bethesda this Friday. The team is revving up to compete in the International Wu Shu Invitational Tournament in China later this month, so members are offering to show their stuff free of charge for the chance to get in a little extra practice. Walt Whitman High is at 7100 Whittier Boulevard. Call 468-4586 for directions and information.