Check out the ITF website and ITKD website

Hi everyone There are great things to see on our national and international websites. I recommend you take a look. Kids, there is a fantastic children’s section on the ITF website here. It has all sorts of games and activities. The New Zealand website is full of great material, and is the place to go […]

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Inner forearm middle block for all white belts

Hi everyone The inner forearm middle block is a required technique for white belt. It blocks an attack to the middle section, with the inner forearm. the blocking arm crosses beneath the other arm both palms face downward when crossing cross with the tops of the fist at shoulder height both hands twist during the […]

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Watch ITF Taekwon-Do patterns by Jaroslaw Suska

Do you find it easier to learn patterns if you can watch someone do them? Would you like to see something cool? How about coloured belt patterns performed by multi-time patterns World Champion Jaroslaw Suska of Poland? Chon-Ji (for 9th gup, yellow stripe) Dan-Gun (for 8th gup, yellow belt) Do-San (for 7th gup, green stripe) […]

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Our children’s class process

Hi Parents This document contains information about how our children’s process works. It outlines mini-kids’ gradings, discipline in the class, and this report sheet (which is due in week 8 or 9 every term). Please read the document carefully. Thank you and regards Mr B.

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Basic blocks

Hi everyone (particularly Mums and Dads) Parents often ask me for ways they can help their children practise at home. One simple thing children can do is practise crossing for blocks. Children can practise how to cross while sitting, or even while watching TV! What this does is strengthen neutral pathways until students cross correctly […]

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We need to work on walking stances

Hi everyone Something that stood out in our 2015 term 2 grading round is a weakness in our walking stances. This is a long and strong stance, and you should feel very stable in it. Imagine you are standing on your own set of train tracks, as wide as your shoulders, and you are as […]

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Two-step sparring

Attacks are the same for green belt and blue stripe: Attacker always begins in right L-stance forearm guarding block. Walking stance middle punch, low front snap kick Side piercing kick, step forward L-stance side punch L-stance knifehand side strikde, side turning kick Defence, green belt: Walking stance inner forearm block, walking stance forearm low block, […]

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Dan-Gun video

We have a lot of new yellow belts. This video of Dan-Gun may help you learn it. It is by former multi-time 4th degree male patterns champion, Jaroslaw Suska of Poland. Remember: All punches in Dan-Gun are high. Lock your back leg in your walking stances. L-stance has 70% of your weight on the back […]

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Subscribe to our mailing list

If you accidentally unsubscribed to our mailing list, or you haven’t been enrolled by the instructor yet, you can subscribe here: http://eepurl.com/R9aBX

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Our membership agreement

Hi Parents In case you don’t have your own copy of our membership agreement, we have one here for your reference. Taekwon-Do agreement Taekwon-Do Kubz agreement (main difference is pricing) Boosabum Development Squad addendum These versions were current at 23 March 2016.

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Report sheet for under 13s

Hi Parents Please complete this report sheet for your child(ren) and bring it along by the penultimate week of each term (the week before grading). There is a place for you to complete, and a place for your child(ren)’s teacher to complete. We ask for this sheet each term whether or not your child(ren) is (are) […]

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Useful information for parents

Hi Parents This information sheet is worth reading. It contains useful information for you about Taekwon-Do classes. For example: what to bring to training how to prepare for training a few rules of protocol what happens during class what the belt colours mean how gradings work and what they are.

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