WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 3
Thank you to all of the students who participated in our in-school tournament this weekend. I had a blast, and I hope you did, too! A special shout out to the STORM Team members and instructors who made this event possible: Marcus, Katelyn, Kai, B, Sofia, Grayson, Cole, Abbey, Brianna, Samantha, Nick G., and Aaron!
SKILLS STRIPE FOR THE WEEK
Monday and Tuesday, students will have a shot at earning their GREEN stripe:
Skillz program – Kicks
Taekwondo program – Kicks
Wednesday through Friday, students will have a shot at earning their BLUE stripe:
Skillz program – Teamwork
Taekwondo program – Technique
White through Orange Belt Taekwondo students can earn their black stripe now until the last day of classes before testing when they’ve memorized and can perform, without assistance or instruction, their assigned one-steps. Senior Orange belts and higher ranks can earn their black stripe once they show us their proficiency in sparring. Students are expected to be proficient for their belt rank.
Students must have their black stripe in order to test in April.
Students in our taekwondo program can earn their purple stripe once they know half of their form and can perform it without any assistance or instruction. They can earn their rainbow stripe once they can do the same for their entire form. Students can earn their purple stripe or rainbow stripe now until the last class before testing. Students MUST have their RAINBOW stripe in order to test in April.
Forms for this testing cycle:
4 year olds and select students – white belt one-steps
5 and 6 year olds – Chon-Ji
White Belts – Ki-Bon
Yellow and Orange Belts – Dan-Gun
Intermediate Students (senior orange – senior purple belts) – Do-San
Advanced Students (blue – senior red belts) – Joong-Gun
1st Degree Probationary and Recommended – Gwan-Gae
1st Degree Decided – Po-Eun
1st Degree Senior – Gae-Baek
2nd Degree – Choong-Jang
2nd Decided – Yoo-Sin
2nd Senior – Ul-Ji
3rd Degree – Yon-Gae
You can find videos of our forms and one-steps on our app. Check out the article below on how to download it to your phone!
SPRING BREAK WEEK = SPECIAL SESSIONS AND AN ALTERED CLASS SCHEDULE
MARCH EVENT CALENDAR IS OUT
You can download the calendar here or pick a copy up at the front desk.
TAEKWONDO AMERICA FALL NATIONAL TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD AT DISNEY’S SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL IN ORLANDO, FL
Taekwondo America has announced that our fall national tournament will be held INSIDE Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL! What?!?
The fall national tournament takes place September 20 – 21.
Testing for the black belt ranks of 3rd degree and higher will take place Friday at 1 p.m.
Competition for third degree and higher ranked black belts will take place beginning at 5:30p on Friday.
Competition for all other tournament attendees, including Skillz students through 2nd degree senior black belts, will take place on Saturday, September 21. The entire tournament will run from 9a – 2p on Saturday, with specific competitions times announced the Thursday, September 18.
Competitors need to only attend their specific competition time and are free to enjoy all Orlando has to offer outside of their competition time!
We’ve secured an AMAZING group rate for this hotel! Rates normally begin at $299 a night – but our rate is $179 a night! The Swan and Dolphin hotel is conveniently located in between Epcot® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios™. With it being a Disney property, you’ll receive special benefits including free transportation throughout the Disney parks and extra hours at the parks available only to Disney hotel guests.
If you’re thinking about attending this tournament, MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW:
DOWNLOAD OUR APP FOR FORMS VIDEOS AND MORE
Don’t forget to download our Member App on your smartphone.
Here are the easy steps:
1. Go to App Store or Google Play and search for McCoy’s Taekwondo America
3. Open app
4. Enter email address that is on file with us
5. Click “Forgot Password” button
6. Check your email for temporary password
7. Login using temporary password
8. Use drop down menu to change password
9. Make sure you allow push notifications
2019 TESTING DATES
(Dates are subject to change)
April 8 – 10
June 3 -5