WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 10
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!
ALTERED SCHEDULE AND SPECIAL SESSIONS TAKING PLACE ALL WEEK
Monday, March 11
4:30-5:10p – All taekwondo white, yellow, and orange belts
5:15-5:54p – Skillz Class
5:45-6:30p – Sparring workout for taekwondo Sr. Orange Belts and up – be sure to wear your gear. Uniforms NOT required.
Tuesday, March 12
10-10:30a – Skillz class
10:30-11:10a – All taekwondo white, yellow, and orange belts
11:15a-noon – All taekwondo sr. orange belts and up
6:00-6:45p – Bo Staff Session for ages 7 and up – Requires Bo Staff – If you ordered your staff, you will receive it at the session! If you did not order a staff, you will need to bring your own to this session.
Wednesday, March 13
5:00 – 5:40p – Skillz Buddy Day
5:45-6:30p – Taekwondo Buddy Day
Please be sure your buddy’s parents complete the following waiver here.
Buddies will not be allowed out on the floor without a signed waiver from a parent/guardian.
Thursday, March 14
10-10:40a – All taekwondo white, yellow, and orange belts
10:45-11:25a – All taekwondo sr. orange belts and up
11:30a-Noon – Skillz Class
6:00-6:45p – Target Holding at Home – Requires targets and parent/guardian to attend. If you ordered a target, you’ll receive it at the session. If you did not order a target, you’ll need to bring your own.
Friday, March 15
4:30-5:00p – Skillz Class
5:00-5:45p – All taekwondo white, yellow, and orange belts
5:45-6:30p – Board breaking at home session for taekwondo sr. orange belts and up – Requires re-breakable board & parent/guardian to attend. Boards ordered through us will be delivered at the event. If you did not order a board, you’ll need to bring your own.
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!
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!
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:
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2019 TESTING DATES
(Dates are subject to change)
April 8 – 10
June 3 -5