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28 Jan 2018

Black Belt Grading Syllabus Information

Here is the latest information from the TAGB (Tae Kwon Do Association GB) relating to Black Belt gradings. This includes details for those grading from black stripe to black belt and those who are already black belts and taking further dan gradings. TAGB Black Belt Sample Line Work     THIS INFORMATION HAS BEEN ADDED […]

13 Jan 2018

Pre-Grading Information – FOR OCTOBER 2018 – ALL RED BELTS and above (Preparation for your Black Belt)

This is important information for all of our RED BELTS, BLACK STRIPE BELTS and BLACK BELTS: BLACK BELT GRADING OCT 2018 PRE-TRAINING SESSIONS                                         THOSE TAKING THEIR BLACK BELT GRADING THIS TIME AROUND MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS […]

6 Jan 2018

Review of 2017

As a bit of motivation for our new term starting on 8th January we thought you might like a quick reminder of some of our top stories from 2017. Here’s a round up of the last six months in our Winter Newsletter:   JSTKD Newsletter Winter 2017   If you want to cast your mind back a […]

3 Jan 2018

Special Guest Appearance at Ninja Graduation!

It wouldn’t be a Christmas Ninja Graduation without a special appearance from Santa!  Our  Graduation Ceremony also included another special appearance – this time is was our fabulous JSTKD Display Team.   The team members all train regularly as well as assisting students in our many classes across the Vale.   They also have a wealth of […]

2 Jan 2018

JSTKD Juniors Ice Skating Extravaganza!

Our juniors took to the ice at Ice Arena Wales for our annual JSTKD Christmas Event and we’re happy to report that their moves were just as dazzling as their Christmas Jumpers!   The whole morning was a great success and after using up lots of energy skating and penguin-ing their way around the rink, it […]

30 Nov 2017

Team JSTKD at the Welsh Area Championships 2017

There was a brilliant effort from all our Team JSTKD members at the Welsh Area Championships on 26 November.  Everyone was on top form and we came away with THREE NEW CHAMPIONS as well as plenty of other shiny souvenirs! Special well dones go to our brand new team members – for the juniors we […]

15 Nov 2017

Juniors Christmas Ice Skating Event 16 December

Time to swap those spinning kicks for sitting spins and grab something covered in sequins!  This years JSTKD Juniors Christmas Event sees us heading down to Ice Arena Wales where juniors from 6 years upwards can take to the ice and have fun – and so can their parents!   You can leave your children with […]

7 Nov 2017

Team JSTKD at the British Championships

What a brave effort by all our Team JSTKD members over the weekend!   Our team comprised Menna and Harri Burmingham, Rhys Doel, Alex Munn, Zac and Joe Grinter, Emily and Jessica Doogue and Alisha Roberts.  Between them, they took part in a variety of events across both patterns and sparring.  Team photo shows L-R: (back) […]

20 Oct 2017

Two New Black Belts – Cai and Elena

Many congratulations to our two newest Black Belts – Elena Preest and Cai Eastwood who train with us at Dinas Powys and Sully.   Our dynamic duo headed off to the TAGB Headquarters in Bristol last weekend (15 October) to take their Black Belt grading examination and as you can see, they both did brilliantly! The […]

10 Oct 2017

New Rule Change for Sparring in Tournaments

  If you’re going to be taking part in any sparring tournaments, including the upcoming British Championships, please be aware of this updated rule that we have been notified of by the TAGB.            Here it is as it appears on the TAGB website: IMPORTANT CHANGE TO THE SPARRING RULES   […]