Come to our Christmas barbecue and summer break

Hi everyone Christmas is almost here! We celebrate with a family barbecue. Classes end just before Christmas, and resume in January after a three week break. End of year barbeque Saturday 16 December 11am – 1pm Churchill Park School Bring a salad or dessert to share The school will provide meat and child-friendly drinks Grading results […]

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Pregrading and grading details – IMPORTANT TO READ CAREFULLY

Important grading information: Pregrading will be in regular classes, the week of Monday 27 November. Grading dates are (all gradings at Churchill Park School): Formal grades (yellow stripe, yellow belt, and above), Thursday 14 December, Thursday 14 December, 6:00-8:30pm. Children’s grades (first green, etc, double or triple yellow stripe), Monday 11 December, 6:00-7:30pm. Kubz grades, […]

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Sparring gear for Christmas?

Hi Parents If you are looking for something for your child for Christmas, what about some Taekwon-Do free sparring gear? Free sparring gear is required for students of green belt and above, and students often start using it from yellow belt or earlier. I can arrange gloves and boots for you: Mighty Fist vinyl sparring […]

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Save the date – Christmas barbecue and grading results on Saturday 16 December

Hi Parents and Students Our end of year barbecue will be on Saturday 16 December – mark it in your diary now! Saturday 16 December, 11am – 1pm Churchill Park School Bring a salad or dessert to share The school will provide meat and child-friendly drinks Grading results will be awarded And a few other special […]

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Let’s go to the World Cup in Sydney!

Every second year, the International Taekwon-Do Federation holds a World Cup – a tournament for blue belts and above over 12 years old from all over the world. On 25-30 September 2018, the World Cup will be held in Sydney! This is so close for us, so for most New Zealanders it will be the […]

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Glendowie Primary unavailable 20 and 22 November – come to Kohimarama School!

Hi Parents Glendowie Primary School is unavailable on Monday 20 November and Wednesday 22 November. Come along to Kohimarama School that week instead – Monday and Thursday at the same times. Juniors 6-7pm, seniors 6-7:30pm. Glendowie Primary School have a fair the weekend of 25 and 26 November, and they are using the hall the […]

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Instructors must keep learning, too

Hi everyone As instructors, it is important that we keep learning and improving. Last weekend, Dr Valles and I attended the annual seminar for 4th degrees and above, “Stripes 1 to 1”. Over the 24 hours, we covered lots of material: Detail of our senior patterns Creative warm up exercises Using technology in Taekwon-Do classes […]

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Don’t miss out on the National Juniors’ Camp!

The camp is 80% full. Register now, http://tkdhosting.com/kidscamp/. This is an amazing event held annually, and it sells out very quickly. Don’t miss out! This year the theme is zombies! WHEN: November 25-27 WHO: For all iTKD kids aged 8-15 SCHEDULE: See here WHAT TO BRING: See here COST: $30 Where: Aongatete Lodge, near Katikati

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Return your completed “Dollyo September” worksheet

Did you complete 1000 dollyo chagi each leg during September 2017? Return your completed worksheet to your class instructor so that Mr B can arrange your cool certificate. Congratulations to James Shinkarenko, who completed his 1000 turning kicks each leg by 6 September, and was on track to complete 5000 for the month!

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Kohi School starts well

On Monday 16 October, Dr Vallès, Mr Robson-Wright and Mr Stevens opened classes at Kohimarama School with about 15 new students and three BooSquad members. Classes run Mondays and Thursdays from 6pm. White belts and yellow stripes finish at 7pm, and yellow and above continue until 7:30pm. The classes are targeted at 7-11 year olds, […]

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