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Vellenoweth Green for all summer classes

Hi everyone The remaining summer classes (until Thursday 31 January inclusive) will be held in Vellenoweth Green. Remember to wear sun screen and a hat. If the weather is nice and the tides suit, we may have a session across the road on the beach – come prepared (togs and towel). Parents please hang around for…

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Are you in the right class?

This message covers three areas: Are you in the right class? As children get older, we have more suitable options. Are you training enough? Most students from 9 years train twice per week. Do you have the right syllabus books? We have different books for different grades. Are you in the right class? We have…

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Summer classes begin Tuesday 15 January

Summer classes Training resumes Tuesday 15th January. Classes that day will be at Vellenoweth Green. Many people are still away on holiday, so we run a more limited schedule until Thursday 31st January: Children under 9 (including Kubz), Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm. Children 9 and older and adults, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm. These are fun…

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2019 kick challenge – 1,000 per month

Happy New Year! In 2019, I challenge you to perform 1,000 kicks every month (each leg). Each month, you choose the kick, and over the course of that month, you do 1,000 of those kicks each leg. Here is a template you can use to record your kicks. Rules and considerations: Plan your kicks carefully.…

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Seminars with Master Joliette Tran

Master Joliette Tran (Canada) is coming to NZ in Jan/Feb 2019 National Camp, Rotorua, 25-27 January 2019 (all ages) Women’s seminar, Ellerslie, Tuesday 22 January 2019 Veteran’s seminar, Ellerslie, Wednesday 23 January 2019 Merry Christmas! Hi Parents and Students My friend, Master Joliette Tran, is the guest instructor at our 2019 National Camp in January. I’ve…

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Regular classes continue during grading week

Hi everyone Regular classes continue during grading week. Note these important points: Monday BooSquad will be sharing the hall with the mini-kids grading. Please be quiet and respectful. Tuesday 5-6pm class is at Glendowie Primary School, not Churchill Park School. Tuesday 6-7pm and 7:00-8:30pm classes are combined with the grading, 6:00-8:30pm at Glendowie Primary School.…

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Combined training and grading results

Saturday 22 December 10:00-11:30am Churchill Park School athletics field wear dobok, sunscreen, hat, sports shoes (optional) Grading results will be awarded at 10am, so don’t be late! Kubz are welcome to watch or join in. We’ll finish the year with a massive, fun session before our barbecue. Bring a change of clothes to wear afterwards!…

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Christmas barbecue and summer break

Read below carefully for full details (click the email link). Summary: Combined training, grading results and Christmas barbecue on 22nd December; January fees are used to pay your annual reregistration fee; Summer break 23rd December to 14th January; Summer classes 15th January to 31st January; Regular classes resume Saturday 2nd February. Combined training, grading results and Christmas…

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Pregrading and grading dates, 2018 term 4

Important details below this list – ensure you click the link and read the full post carefully! Pregrading will be in regular classes, week beginning 3 December; Mini-kids grading up to yellow stripe will be Monday 17 December, at Churchill Park School; National grading will be Tuesday 18 December at Glendowie Primary School (yellow stripe,…

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White t-shirts

Hi Parents and Students If you wear a t-shirt under your dobok, it must be plain white. There are three reasons: Ladies (obvious reasons); Senior citizens (health reasons); or You are soft. That is, unless you are a lady (including young ladies) or a senior citizen, you don’t need a t-shirt under your dobok. Regards…

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