Venue change for Monday 28 November 2022

Hi Parents and Students Do you train Mondays? Churchill Park School is unavailable on Monday 28 November 2022, so all classes will be held in Glendowie Primary School. Glendowie Primary School is not available until 6pm, so our children’s class will be one hour later than usual. Intermediate students 9-12 years, 6:00-7:30pm with Mr Dunningham…

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Bring your syllabus book to grading!

Hi Students Remember to complete the relevant pages of your syllabus book, and bring it to your grading. At grading, we will check that you have completed your relevant pages, and if you haven’t – you may have to complete them before you can get your grading result! Please note that the details below were…

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Under 13s: report sheets were due last week

Hi Parents Report sheets (available here) were due in class last week. Please ensure you complete it and return it to the class instructor by Tuesday 15 November. There is a part for the parent to complete, a part for the student’s teacher to complete, and a part for our class instructor to complete. These…

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Pregrading is next week – report sheets are due

Hi Everyone The week of 7 November is pregrading week – so train hard and prepare! Read this post carefully for details about pregrading and grading. Class instructors will look particularly at those who meet the requirements for their next national grading. (Taekwon-Do Kubz and new students, pregrading doesn’t affect you; you may be grading…

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Book quickly for the National Kids Camp!

National Kids Camp (sponsored by ITFNZ) This camp usually books out within a few days, so register quickly! When: 25th-27th of November 2022 Where: Aongatete Lodge – 834 Wright Road, Aongatete (near Katikati) Who can attend: Ages 8-15 year old Cost: $45 per child Parents: optional. We only have space for 14 adults so please only 1 parent per…

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Christmas gifts for your favourite Taekwon-Do student

Hi Parents At this time of year, I am often asked about gift ideas for Taekwon-Do students. This post outlines a number of options for you. I can arrange any of these items for you. Email me your request, and make the payment into our usual bank account (12-3031-0534631-51). Free sparring gear; A second dobok…

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No classes Labour Day

Hi Parents and Students A long weekend! We don’t have classes on Labour Day, but we do have classes on Saturday 22 October. If you usually train on Mondays: Children 6-8 years, please attend Thursday 5-6pm at Churchill Park School; Children in the Glendowie Primary School class can attend one of our other 9-12 year…

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Class time changes 4 October, and other news

Hi Everyone Class time changes, Tuesday 4 October On Tuesday 4 October, we do not have an instructor able to teach at 5pm, so we are moving class times 1 hour: 9-12 year olds, 6-7pm; 13 years and above, 7:00-8:30pm; red and black belts, no change, 7:00-8:30pm. This is a one-off event. Bring friends during…

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No classes Monday 26 September 2022

Hi Everyone Due to the public holiday to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth, we will not have classes on 26 September. Please attend an alternative class. Children under 8 years: Thursday 29 September, 5-6pm at Churchill Park School; Children 8-12 years: Tuesday 27 September, 5-6pm at Churchill Park School; Wednesday 28 September, 6:00-7:30pm at…

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Regional Tournament success!

Congratulations to Glendowie students, who competed at the combined Auckland North/Counties Manukau Regional Tournament on Sunday 11 September! A huge thank you to Mr Sapir, who looked after everyone on the day – thank you, Sir! Next year, I’d like to get everyone competing. Only 1/10 of our members competed this year. Tournaments are great…

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