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Mallory Thornton reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

My daughter's experience with Taekwondo has been so much deeper than learning Taekwondo itself. Ms. Chapman's program has provided lessons in endurance, responsibility, courage and instructing others. I cannot say enough about the growth I have seen in my daughter in all of these areas. I highly recommend Taekwondo but more specifically recommend the Fort Bend Taekwondo program. Mallory Thornton

Adam Richardson reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

We have two boys at Ft Bend Taekwondo with Coach Carol currently and we all love it there. This is a very family oriented environment from the top down for both the children and the parents. Not only does Coach Carol teach Taekwondo but she teaches the students life lessons and helps them follow and live by the Taekwondo Tenets. our boys have been students for around three years now. It is amazing to see how much they have grown as young men because of Coach Carol and her coaching staff. Ft Bend Taekwondo is also not just about Taekwondo. Coach Carol is always looking for different events to put on or attend as a school for the students AND parents to grow in all ways in their lives. We love this school, Coach Carol and all her supporting staff and always recommend Ft Bend Taekwondo to anyone and everyone. Adam Richardson

Brianna Bacher reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

My mom and dad wanted me to join Taekwondo, but I was reluctant too. I am sure glad that I listened to my parents and joined Fort Bend Taekwondo. From the moment I walked into Fort Bend Taekwondo, Mrs. Chapman and her staff made me feel comfortable and safe. They welcomed me in and I found myself wanting to learn all the kicks, forms and excercises they Had to teach me. Initially, I was scared and not very confident in myself or my abilities. I didn't believe I had what it takes to do Taekwondo. Mrs. Chapman quickly proved me wrong. With each new form she taught me and new kick I learned, I felt more confident in myself. Not only did I feel myself getting physically stronger, I felt my mind getting stronger too. My mind was becoming more clear and I could focus better. At each class Mrs. Chapman and her staff make learning fun. They are always there to offer help and encouragement. I find myself always wanting to do my best. Fort Bend Taekwondo is a great place to learn new things, build strength, increase confidence and build great friendships. I am so happy to be part of the Fort Bend Taekwondo family. Sincerely, Brianna Bacher

Oyuki Morales reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

It's been close to a year that we've been with Mrs. Carol at Fort Bend Taekwondo.Mrs Carol is a wonderful instructor, that makes the classes fun but also teaches the kids discipline. I recommend coming here, it's a wonderful after school activity for our children to invest their time and it teaches self control, and manners while having FUN!

Heather Knitter reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

I absolutely love Fort Bend Taekwondo. The whole crew is amazing. The owner, Carol, is a rock star. Classes are exciting and fun. My son looks forward to class each time. He has gained self-confidence and it is so wonderful to see him feel proud of his accomplishments. This has really helped us, and I cannot say enough wonderful things about Carol and her crew. She takes the time to know each student and make them feel welcome. Our family <3's Fort Bend TaeKwonDo!!!!

Cyndi Williams reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

This is a great program, we have seen positive changes in our kids. Mrs. Chapman is amazing, her and all her staff and care so much about every student. We LOVE this program. A++

Allan Webber reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

Our youngest boy, Patrick, has been going there for 6 months now where he is now a orange belt. He is not sporty and I have been pleased how he has progressed. Initially he was pretty un-cordinated and I have watched him grow in his form and confidence. I was concerned that he would loose interest but the good news is he is still enthusiastic about going. He is making some new friends there.

It is not all work either where there is a fun side to the practices. Most practices end with a game of dodgeball with the ball being thrown by the instructors. Patrick was delighted with getting to be the last one on his birthday and speaking of birthdays, the kids get to break a board on their birthday. (Patrick has his proudly on display in his bedroom).

In addition, Carol runs the occasional Saturday play evening to give the parents a day off. Patrick has attended 2 - one a Nerf party, the other a Pokemon night- and he loved then both.

I am looking forward to the new building which is a bit further away just off the feeder (I live very near today) but it will offer improved parking.

Anna Frederick Henderson reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

Mrs. Chapman made our whole group feel comfortable as we tried out TaeKwonDo for the first time. I was impressed stepping foot in the door, a well-equipped, clean, organized studio that was ready and waiting for us! A huge thanks to Carol Chapman and Nora!

Mathew Abraham reviewed Fort Bend Taekwondo
5
via Facebook

We love this place. We have a 5 year old who is pretty timid in large group settings. We went to 4 martial arts places in the Katy area. The minute we walked into FBT we knew we'd love it. Everyone was so informative and friendly and were so great with my son and put him right at ease from the minute he walked in. Now he has been a member for about 6 months. He doesn't complain about going, is motivated to practice at home and is totally motivated to win the weekly stripes on his belt. The two things I love the most about the lessons are the importance of discipline and the lessons. I feel like these days our kids have so many distractions and I love that in these lessons the teachers force the kids to focus on what they are doing and the instructions they are giving out. The other thing I really like is that in every class about 5-8 minutes is spent talking about important life skills, memory skills, determination, confidence and so on. Its more than just physical activity, its really a way of life.

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Fort Bend TKD Weekly Update 03/02

WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 3

THANK YOU!

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:

Skillz Program

4 year olds and select students – white belt one-steps

5 and 6 year olds – Chon-Ji

Taekwondo Program

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

Black Belts

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

Spring break week is next week! We’ve dreamed up something pretty cool for those of you who will be sticking around – our plan is to make everyone going on vacation jealous of you!
From Monday, March 11 through Friday, March 15, we’ll be running a daily special session. Each day’s session(s) will feature a different skill or learning opportunity. Wednesday’s special sessions will allow you to bring a buddy to class!
All special sessions are FREE to attend. Our Bo staff, Target training, and Re-Breakable Board training will require equipment. If you have the equipment already you’ll just bring it to the session with you. If you need the equipment, you’ll need to purchase BY MARCH 4 to insure on-time delivery of the item for use during the session.
We’re asking you to please sign up for any special session you want to attend – whether it’s just one or all five – by March 8 so we can plan accordingly.
Detailed information, including our ALTERED CLASS SCHEDULE, can be found on the reservation/purchase page here: http://bit.ly/FBTKDSpringBreak
SKILLZ WEDNESDAY CLASS TIME HAS CHANGED
Our Skillz Wednesday class will now run from 5 to 5:30p effective this Wednesday! This is the only schedule change for the program. There are NO schedule changes for our taekwondo classes.

 

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:

Phone: 1-888-828-8850
Rate: $179
Code: TA2754

https://www.swandolphin.com

 

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
2. Download
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
10. Enjoy

 

2019 TESTING DATES

(Dates are subject to change)

April 8 – 10

June 3 -5

August 5-7

October 7-9

December 9-11