Weekly Update June 10, 2018
SKILLS STRIPE FOR THIS WEEK
Students will be working on the following skills and striped this week:
Monday and Tuesday – Blue Stripe
Early Skillz – Punching
Basic Skillz – Teamwork
Kids, Teens/Adults – Technique
Wednesday – Friday: Green Stripe
Early Skillz – Kicking
Basic Skillz – Kicks
Kids, Teens/Adults – Kicks
This testing cycle, students will be working on the following forms:
Basic Skillz – Chon-ji
Beginners (white and yellow belts): Ki-Bon
Intermediates (orange – sr. Purple belts): Dan-Gun
Advanced (Blue – Sr. Red belts): Jong- Gun
1st Degree Probationary and Recommended: Gwen-Gae
1st Decided: Poe-Eun
1st Senior: Gae-Baek
2nd Degree: Chong–Jang
2nd Senior: Ul-Ji
Videos of forms can be found on our student website, fortbendtaekwondo.com under forms. White, Yellow, Orange and Senior Orange Belts can also find videos of one steps on our website. Remember the videos are to supplement class instruction and not replace it.
TUESDAY DAY CLASSES START THIS WEEK
Our summer class schedule starts June 11! The class schedule will remain exactly the same for the afternoons, Monday through Friday. Beginning June 12 through August 11, we add in day classes on Tuesdays.
The Tuesday day class schedule will be:
Early Skillz – 10-10:30a
Basic Skillz – 10:30-11a
All Beginners – 11-11:30a
Orange Belt and Higher Ranks: 11:30a-12:10p
RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM FOR THE SEPTEMBER NATIONAL TAEKOWNDO AMERICA TOURNAMENT IN DALLAS
You can now book your room for the September National Taekwondo America National Tournament taking place in Plano, TX!
The Taekwondo America National Tournament comes to Dallas only once every 2 years – you DON’T want to miss this event! Our tournaments are for ALL students regardless of age and rank.
In addition to the tournament, Mr. Lacy, a school owner in Frisco, TX, will be receiving his 9th degree black belt at the event – and Nicholas Cioti and Marcus On are planning on testing for their 3rd degree black belts, too!
This hotel is super nice – and once you get there, you really won’t have to leave until its time to head back to Houston as its in an upscale shopping center.
To book your room for the tournament, go here for all the details and links:
DO NOT WAIT TO BOOK YOUR ROOM!!!! This event WILL sell out – book now. You can cancel if you don’t attend. The Marriott allows you to cancel 2 or 3 days prior to your stay. Taekwondo America asks that you cancel your room one month ahead of time if you’re not going to attend.
2018 TESTING DATES
August 6 – 8
October 8 – 10
December 3 – 5
July 20 -22 – Texas Taekwondo America Regional Summer Camp, Navarro College, Coriscana, TX – for orange belts & higher ranks 9 and older (8 year olds may attend with parent chaperone and permission from Mrs. Chapman)
September 21 – 22 – Taekwondo America Fall National Tournament – Plano, TX – You DON’T want to miss this one!