Upcoming Events – July & August 2017

Black Belt Class will be Saturday, July 1st at 11 am.

We will be CLOSED July 4th.

Black Belt Testing will be July 15th.

Adult Sparring will be August 1st at 6:30 pm.

TKDI Summer Boot Camp will be August 4th, 5th, and 6th in Asheville, North Carolina. See Master D if you have any questions.

NEXT TESTING: August 18th and 19th.

Upcoming Events – May & June 2017

The Annual Family Picnic will be Sunday, May 21st at the Laguna Niguel Regional Park from 12:00-4:00pm in Picnic space #10.  There is a potluck sign up sheet in the lobby.  $5 per car entry fee into the park.

We will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

We have NEW t-shirts and water bottles for sale.  AHTKD T-shirts can be worn in class with your uniform pants and belt beginning May 22nd through September 2nd.  We also have some limited edition t-shirts available through our partnership with Rebuilding Warriors Organization.  We will be announcing more information about this charitable organization in classes and at the picnic.  50% of all limited edition t-shirts will go directly to Rebuilding Warriors to purchase, care for and train dogs for Veterans.  For more information: www.RebuildingWarriors.com

NEXT TESTING: June 9 & 10, 2017

Testing applications are currently being distributed to all eligible testers.  Testing applications are due back BY Tuesday, June 6th.  

Upcoming:  June 6th – Adult Sparring at 6:30pm

**NEW SUMMER SCHEDULE BEGINS** Monday, June 12th.  The Saturday 10am & 11am classes will combine into (1) Family All-Belt Class at 10am.  Demo Team and Monthly Black Belt Class will adjust to 11:00am.  No other changes are planned.

There will be no Black Belt Class in June.

Strength and Conditioning Camp is June 23rd, 24th, and 25th. June 23rd is available to all ages. June 24th and 25th are for 13 years and older. The sign up sheet is available at the front desk. If you have any questions, please see Master Jessica for details. 

 

TESTING INFORMATION

Testing event information:

Friday, April 7th – 5:30pm – Advanced Testers & Pre-Testers (Red Belts, Black Stripes, Deputy Belts & Black Belts)

Saturday, April 8th – 12:00-2:00pm -All Little Dragons & Junior/Adult Belts (White through Blue/Red Stripe Belts)

Please arrive 15 minutes before testing to prepare and stretch.

 

Upcoming Events

We will be hosting a Women & Teen Self-Defense Class on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 2:00-4:00pm; Cost: $30/per person or bring a friend and the two of you are $50 (a savings of $5 for each).  Wear comfortable workout style clothes. Register and pay NOW! Space is limited. //////

Tuesday, April 4th is ADULT SPARRING CLASS at 6:30pm. This class is offered every other month on the 1st Tuesday of the month. //////

April Testing Event: Friday – April 7th for Pre-Testers & Saturday, April 8th for all eligible Little Dragons and Color Belts. //////

Taekwon-do International Spring Invitational Championship – April 29, 2017 at Mount Saint Dominican Academy in Caldwell, New Jersey.  Please see Master D for more information.  Click on the following link to register:  http://www.glenridge-taekwondo.com/registration.html

 

December Events

 

Holiday Break – We will be CLOSED Saturday, December 24th through Sunday, January 1st.  We will resume classes on Monday, January 2, 2017.

Black Belt Seminar with Master Meany – Friday, January 20th from 5:00-10:00pm.  1st Dan’s will be excused between 7:30/8:00pm.  2nd & 3rd dan’s will continue until 10:00pm.  Registration Forms must be turned in BY JAN. 6th.  Cost is $80 for 1st dan/ $100 for 2nd/3rd dan black belts.  **This is a union seminar, which is required once a year.

Black Belt Testing – Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 12:00pm.

October Testing & Other Events

 

We will be holding our next testing event on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Applications are due by Tuesday, October 11th.  Eligible testers will be given applications beginning September 26th.

Friday – 5:30pm for Pre-testers only (deputy and black belts)

Saturday testing times are as follows and are for the belt you are currently wearing:

12:00-1:30 – Little Dragons, White Belts, Yellow Stripes, Yellow Belts, Green Stripes.

1:30-3:00 – Green Belts, Blue Stripes, Blue Belts, Red Stripes, Red Belts and Black Stripes.

We will also be having our first “Teen Night Out” on Saturday, October 15th from 6-10pm for teens 13 yrs and older.  $25 per teen includes pizza dinner, games and fun!

Please sign up at the front desk!n

Adrian Erwin Photography will be here on Saturday, October 22nd beginning photo spots at 12:30pm.  Please sign up and grab a package flyer to plan for your photo package.

**DEMO TEAM group photo will be promptly at 12:30pm

September Events:

Saturday, September 3rd we are open for all regular classes (8am – KBX, 9am – Deputy Belts, 10am – Family class, 11am – Demo Team)

We are CLOSED on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day holiday.

We are open on Tuesday 9/6 for regular classes. NO T-SHIRTS are allowed in class starting today.

Saturday, September 10th our new Fall schedule changes begin: Saturday we now have a 10am Beg-Int Family Class, 11am Int-Adv Family Class and then 12:00 is our Monthly Black Belt Class.
KIDS NIGHT OUT is also on Saturday, 9/10 from 5-9pm. Cost is $25 per kid. Pizza, games and FUN!

Monday, September 12th we have added a 7:30pm adult Taekwon-do class.

Testing Applications will be distributed in the later part of September. Testing will be Saturday, October 15th for eligible testers. (Fri. 10/14 for Pre-testers).

Congratulations to our new Black Belts

On Saturday, July 23, 2016, we held a Black Belt testing and promoted the following to their new ranks:

Jordan DiLuccia – 3rd dan

Kristen Hollas – 2nd dan & Instructor title

Jensen Petersen – 2nd dan

Parker Harrison – 2nd dan

Andrew Watson – 1st dan

Ayrton Petersen – 1st dan

Emily Leard – 1st dan

Medha Balaji – 1st dan

Rayan Gandhi – 1st dan

Will Hoss – 1st dan

Congratulations to everyone! You all did an amazing job.  You should be very proud of yourselves.

Summer Calendar

Saturday, July 23rd we will be closed for Black Belt Testing.  Testing begins at 12:00pm and will run approximately 3 hours.  We are honored to have a guest examiner, Taekwon-do Internationals Chief Instructor and 7th dan Black Belt, Master John Meany here for the testing.  Master Meany is visiting us from Glen Ridge Taekwon-do (Montclair, NJ)

Our next regular school testing is August 19 & 20, 2016.

Friday the 19th will be for all black belt and deputy belt pre-testers only.

 

 

Summer at AHTKD

June 1st begins our SUMMER SCHEDULE! You may now wear your AHTKD t-shirt with uniform pants and belt to class. Please wear your full uniform to all sparring and BBC/MC classes.

The following changes have been made:
All Little Dragon classes have been combined. Please attend the following: Mon/Wed/Fri 3:30 – 4:15 and Tues/Thurs 2:45 – 3:30

On Saturday mornings we have combined the Taekwon-do classes into (1) class at 10:00am for FAMILY TKD.
Our Demo Team and Monthly Black Belt Class will now be at 11:00am for the duration of the summer.
We do not have a Monday 7:30pm Adult TKD class for the Summer. Please attend the 6:30pm family class on Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs or Wednesday 7:30pm adult TKD class.

JUNE TESTING APPLICATIONS are being handed out to all eligible testers. Applications are DUE back by June 14th. Testing is Friday, June 17th for all pre-testers and Saturday, June 18th for all color belts. TESTING TIMES: (for the belt you are currently wearing)

Friday – 5:30pm – PRE-TESTERS
Saturday – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Little Dragons and White Belts, White/Yellow Stripes, Yellow Belts, Yellow/Green Stripes
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Green Belts, Green/Blue Stripes, Blue Belts, Blue/Red Stripes, Red Belts and Red/Black Stripes

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled testing time.