Weekly Update for August 5 – 9
TESTING WEEK – NO CLASSES THIS WEEK
It’s testing week for students! Woohoo! Please note the schedule of testing times for each day.
Remember ALL students must wear their full white uniform with a white t-shirt underneath and their belt. Taekwondo students who are orange belts or a higher rank MUST also bring their gear to testing.
Please also note that all students and guests are expected to follow the tenets of taekwondo during testing: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, indomitable spirit. Please understand that anyone not exhibiting the tenets during testing will be asked to leave.
Monday, August 5
5:30p – Taekwondo white, yellow, orange, senior orange, green, and senior green belt
6:30p – Taekwondo Purple through Red Belts
Tuesday, August 6
6:00p – Taekwondo Senior Red and All Black Belts
Wednesday, August 7
5:30p – Skillz (ages 4 1/2 – 6 year olds) Students
6:15p – Make Up Testing
Thursday, August 8
6:00p – Belt Award Ceremony – Wear your full white uniform and sport your craziest hair!!
Friday, August 9
KINDNESS ROCKS CONTINUES THIS WEEK – PLEASE TURN IN YOUR ROCKS BY THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
We’re continuing to collect all of the amazing kindness rocks students have created for Mrs. Chapman’s birthday kindness project! Please be sure to turn in your rocks by August 8. The STORM Team will be distributing them through Richmond and Katy on August 9.
NEW CLASS TIME FOR SENIOR ORANGE – BLACK BELTS ON FRIDAYS
Beginning August 16, there will be a new class time for all taekwondo sr. orange – black belts.
The new class time will be 6:15-7:00p and will go into effect on August 16.
There are NO other changes to the class schedule, other than no day classes due to school starting again.
You can find a copy of the new schedule at the front desk or download it here.
JOIN OUR SELF-CONFIDENCE WORKSHOP FOR THE COMMUNITY AUGUST 24, 10A
Knowing your child is capable of SO much, but is often hesitant to give it their all can be heart-wrenching for any parent.
We have a solution for building self-assurance in children and are sharing it with kids and their adult(s) through a 1 hour, interactive workshop at Fort Bend TaeKwonDo.
Open to all kids entering 2nd – 12th grades and their adults, participants will learn 3 steps to gain instant improvement in kids’ self-assurance for the 2019-2020 school year.
This event IS open to the public! However, ALL Fort Bend TaeKwonDo students and their family members get to attend FREE!
To register, click below. Be sure to enter the code “BEMYGUEST” to adjust the pricing!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE TAEKWONDO AMERICA FALL REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT THE DISNEY SWAN/DOLPHIN, ORLANDO, FL!
Registration is now open for the Taekwondo America National Fall Tournament taking place September 19 -21!
The tournament will take place at the Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Disney World in Orlando, FL!
Tournaments are open to ALL students of ALL ages, and are a ton of fun!
Additionally, we will have several students testing for 3rd degree and higher black belt ranks during the event.
Registration forms for the tournament are available at the front desk. You must register by September 14.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
These times are estimates and will vary depending on the number of competitors. Competition should take between 60 to 90 minutes.
A more accurate time will be given the week of the tournament.
FRIDAY, September 20, 2019
1:00pm National Testing (for 3rd Degree and above)
5:00pm Opening Ceremonies: School Owner Rank Presentations and 8th Degree Presentation
5:30pm High Rank Competition for all 3rd Degrees and above
7:30pm Team Sparring
SATURDAY, September 21, 2019
9:00am – 2pm All Tournament Competitors
2:00pm Closing Ceremony: Demonstration
BOARD BREAKING CHALLENGE 9:00am to 3:30pm All Competitors Green – Black Belts (ages 5+)
Taekwondo America has a special rate at the Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort of $179 + tax/fees.
Because the tournament takes place inside Disney World, you’ll have all of the benefits that staying in a Disney hotel has to offer, including early entrance to select parks – including the BRAND NEW STAR WARS Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios!
2019 TESTING DATES
(Dates are subject to change)