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4 Apr 2018

Black Belt Timing Info April 2018

IMPORTANT INFO FOR BLACK BELT GRADING STUDENTS: We have the following timing info for you: APRIL 2018 BLACK BELT GRADING -START TIMES: All start times (with the exception of first groups) are approx FRI – 20 APRIL DAN GRADES 1st Dans 9.30 am 2nd Dans 12.45 pm 3rd/ /4th Dans 2.00 pm SUN 22 APRIL […]

31 Mar 2018

English Championships – Tournament Report

Super sparring yet again from Team JSTKD!  Here’s the team who made the journey to Worcester for the English Championships last weekend (25 March).   In the photo we have Back row L-R:  Harri, Menna & Darcy Front row: L-R:  Zac, Joe & Jessica As you can see, there’s plenty of bling on show!  Joe added […]

9 Mar 2018

Reschedule at Rhoose

  Having listened to feedback from students and parents we’ve got a new schedule for our classes on Mondays at Rhws Primary School.   We all appreciate that Monday is a busy day – it’s the start of the week, and we’re all trying to get back into our school and work routines after the […]

16 Feb 2018

South West Championships 2018

Did you guess who our Dynamic Duo were?  Well it was a bit of a family affair at the South West Championships last weekend as Harri and Menna Burmingham claimed gold and silver respectively for Lightweight Boys and Middleweight Girls Black Belt Sparring.  Fantastic job both for battling hard through the rounds!  Well done to […]

9 Feb 2018

English Championships 2018

Here’s the details for the first National Tournament of the year!  It’s on 25th March and as usual, it’s being held in Worcester.  There are lots of divisions to choose from across patterns and sparring, so have a look at the tournament pack and let Mr Schembri know if you’re interested in going along. You will […]

9 Feb 2018

Midlands Championships 2018

Wow! What a fantastic result for our Team JSTKD Warriors last weekend (4 Feb) – 3 new champions, a silver and 2 bronzes plus some great performances all round from our other members. Our team made the journey to Kettering, Northamptonshire and as you can see, they certainly didn’t leave empty handed.  Those taking part […]

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 […]