Report sheets due this week, and it’s pregrading

Hi Parents It is week 8 already – pregrading week! 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. (Pregrading does not apply to Kubz, students.) Under 13s, ensure you bring your completed report sheets this week! Report sheets…

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Congratulations to our Nationals medallists!

Hi Everyone The International Taekwon-Do National Tournament was held on Queens Birthday weekend in Tauranga. We had five students competing, and all five came home with medals! Congratulations! Tournaments are great fun, and I’d love to see a large contingent join these five at next year’s National Tournament! Haman Kong Gold in male junior heavy/hyper…

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Self-defence seminar Tuesdays 15 June and 17 August

Hi Everyone On Tuesday 15 June and Tuesday 17 August, our normal classes between 6:00pm and 8:30pm at Churchill Park School will be combined into a self-defence seminar. We ask all regular students of those classes to attend the seminar, and it is also open to students from our other classes who are: 12 years…

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Queens Birthday classes

Hi Everyone Regular classes on Saturday 5 June; No classes Monday 7 June, please attend an alternative class. We do not have classes on public holidays, because in the past, students tend to take the day off and we are there by ourselves. We do have regular classes on Saturday 5 June, because alternative classes…

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Training videos by Grand Master Nardizzi

Hi Everyone Sometimes you can’t make training. In any case, you should do some extra practice at home regularly. Sometimes, other instructors explain things a little differently, and you get it. There are fantastic resources available online to supplement your training in the dojang. One example is this fantastic YouTube channel by Grand Master Nardizzi…

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Choose the right classes for you

Hi Parents and Students We have many class options for children at International Taekwon-Do Glendowie. You can choose the classes that are right for you. Presently our Churchill Park classes are quite full, and our Glendowie Primary and Kohimarama School classes have low numbers. 6-8 year olds Churchill Park School, Mondays and Thursdays 5-6pm with…

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Tournament rules – Regionals 2021

With the Regional Tournament on 23 May at Trusts Stadium in Henderson, and the National Tournament Queens Birthday weekend in Tauranga, it is important to ensure that everyone understands our tournament rules. We went through these in class last week. You can find the full tournament rules on the International Taekwon-Do reference documents page: International…

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Regional tournament entries are now open

Hi Everyone Regional tournament entries are now open – enter here. Entries close noon, Saturday 15 May 2021. The tournament is in The Trusts Stadium Henderson on Sunday 23 May 2021. Patterns are open to all ranks and ages; Free sparring is open to green belts and above; Special technique and power test are open…

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School holiday classes

Hi Everyone Remember that our weekday classes continue during school holidays. Bring a friend along, and have some fun. Note that there are no classes on Monday 26 April for ANZAC Day – please attend an alternative class. We don’t run Saturday classes during school holidays, so please come to a class during the week:…

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School holiday training and new syllabus books

Hi Everyone Congratulations to those who graded this fortnight! School holidays Remember that all classes except Saturday classes continue during school holidays! Saturday students, please attend an alternative class. You can find our class schedule here (Kubz is combined with our 6-8 year old classes). You are welcome to bring some friends along during the…

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