How to get a black belt in Taekwondo There are a few simple steps you need to follow to get to black belt in Taekwondo. 1. Enjoy Taekwondo The first step and most important is to like training in Taekwondo, or even better love Taekwondo. This makes getting to black belt a whole lot easier. Some people like certain aspects of Taekwondo like sparring or patterns or pad work. You must enjoy all aspects if you are going to succeed. 2. Train regularly You need to dedicate yours
We are very lucky to have not one but two complete families that are made up of black belts. We have the Fosters and the now the Duplocks. Mrs Duplock and Mr. Duplock (ginger) passed this summer just gone making their family completely black (in the belt department). The Fosters have been black (in the belt dept) for some time now with Miss Foster passing in 2016. Mr. Foster was the first to get to black belt way back in 1989 and is currently 5th Dan.
We have two competitions coming up, one if for Junior Tygers and includes the High kick and Tyger combat. All Tygers are put into one of 3 categories for the combat, small, medium and large. The combat is point stop which means as soon as someone scores a point the contest is stopped and the point awarded, the first competitor to 10 or the highest scorer at the end of 90 seconds is the winner and progresses to the next round. The high kick is all the Tygers in together and
New term, we have changed some of the class times on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Tyger classes start a bit later and now there is a choice of an early or a later Tyger class on each day. Thursdays remain the same. We are doing Saturday classes for the first time in 15 years. Please come along and support these new classes. If you are in any doubt about the new times, please check out the website. www.tsatkd.org. The website is accessible from your phone. Hope t
Another fantastic Summer camp this year. Many thanks to everyone who came along and camped and indeed the instructors Mr. Harper and Mr. Ayers-Townshend. We had a rainy Friday when trying to set up the tents but Saturday was the most glorious day. All the activities were well attended with good humour and lots of effort. Morning run, beep test, learn your pattern, Taekwondo class, master class and sparring. A campfire and a quiz to finish off a perfect day. Won on the t