It is great to see everyone back again from the summer and training diligently. This Fall is a busy time at Glen Ridge TKD.
Women's Self Defense Course
Master Giletti will be teaching a comprehensive three week self defense course for women on Saturday afternoons October 11th, 18th and 25th from 12:15 to 1:00PM. This course is open to all students and non-students 15 years of age and older, so feel free to reach out and include friends and family. Supporting Master Giletti in leading the course will be Montclair Police Officer and GRTKD student Maria Arroyo. The course is $35 for the three sessions. Please sign-up in advance at the front desk.
I am offering extra training sessions for the Fall competition season. These sessions are open to all students from green belt and above on Sunday mornings from 10:00AM to 12:00PM and will be focused and intensive, controlled contact training to augment the regular Tuesday and Thursday free-fighting classes. The dates for these sessions are: 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 and 10/26. Students that participate should expect to compete in the upcoming championships.
GRTKD will be participating in two competitions this Fall, the US Masters Open Championships on on Sunday October 19th at Colonia High School, Colonia NJ, (see the poster up in the school); as well as TKDI Interschool Championship on Sunday November 9th at Grandmaster Kim's school on 65th Street in Manhattan.
Master Marr's Breaking for Bread Fundraiser
Its not too late! Please consider donating a board for $10 that Master Marr will break in a rapid fire demonstration on Saturday September 20th near his school in Shaker Heights, OH. Proceeds benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. See the poster up in the school or visit www.marrtkd.com for details and to make a donation.
Please see me with any questions and keep up the good work...and get rid of all the rest.
Please note that calendar events are subject to change. Check back to confirm events.
September 5: Regular class schedule resumes
September 16, 1-2pm: Pattern review class (Juniors & Adults)
September 23: Crane Park Family Fest, Noon-4pm, demos at 12:30 & 1:30 (All students welcome)
October 9: School closed for Columbus Day
October 14: Promotion Test (study sheets)
November 11: Junior Cup Championship 2017, Roseland, NJ
November 23-25: School closed for Thanksgiving
December 2: World Chun Kuhn Taekwon Do Federation Founder's Classic
December 9: Promotion Test (study sheets) and Holiday Party
December 24-31: School closed for Winter Holiday
January 1: School closed for New Year's Day
The remainder of the 2018 calendar will be posted when it is available.