It's been a lot of fun having a holiday, seeing family, and welcoming in 2016 but seriously, it's time to get back to routine. With that in mind we have a few things to look forward to:
Taekwon-do classes resume the regular schedule on Monday, January 4th. Students whose membership expired over the winter holiday will receive email notification to renew. If this includes you please stop by the front desk to renew the membership. If you are not able to come in to renew your child just let us know and we can arrange to get paperwork to you.
We are hosting the Taekwondo-do International Spring Invitational Championship on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The competition will be held in beautiful, new facilities at Mount St. Dominic Academy in Caldwell. All students are encouraged to compete, and that means Mighty Lions, Juniors, and Adults; it means beginners, Color Belts and Black Belts. All students can compete in board breaking and patterns, Juniors and Adults above Green Belt can compete in sparring as well.
To help everyone prepare for this and other competitions we will be having special training sessions. These sessions are open to all currently enrolled Junior and Adult students at no additional charge. Keep your eyes open for future email with details.
On the same weekend as the competition we are hosting the 12th Annual Taekwondo-do International Seminar on Sunday April 3rd open to Adults and Juniors, Red Belt and up. This is a chance to have higher level training under Master Instructors from other schools. As you may already know, we provide multiple opportunities for Black Belts and Red Belts to have additional advanced training from Masters and Grand Masters from within Taekwon-do International. Further information will be available closer to that date.
We will post more information on these events in the next weeks and we look forward to seeing you there!
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Calendar events are subject to change.
December 15: Promotion Test (study sheets) and Potluck Holiday Party
Dec 24-Jan 1: School closed for Winter Holiday, Holiday class schedule
January 1: School Closed for New Year's Day
January 21: School Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 26: Women's Self Defense Class
February 2: Promotion Test (study sheets)
February 10: In-School Board Breaking Competition
February 18: School closed for Presidents' Day
March 23: Promotion Test (study sheets)
May 4: Promotion Test (study sheets)
May 11: The Glen Ridge Taekwon-do Championship (Caldwell, NJ)
May 27: School Closed for Memorial Day
June 15: Promotion Test (study sheets)
July 4: School Closed for Independence Day
July 8-12: Mighty Lions Camp
July 15-19: Young Adults Camp
July 22-26: Juniors Camp
July 27: Promotion Test (study sheets)
Aug 2-4: TKDI Summer Boot Camp, Hosted by GlenRidgeTKD (Caldwell, NJ)
August 12-16: Juniors Camp
August 19-23: Juniors Camp
September 2: School Closed for Labor Day
October 5: Promotion Test (study sheets)
November 28-30: School Closed for Thanksgiving
December 7: Promotion Test (study sheets)
Dec 22-Jan 1: School Closed for Winter Holiday