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Jim McKenzie

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Newsletter 2013

Welcome to Forest East Tae Kwon-Do’s club newsletter for 2013.

On this page you will find out about any updates to this website and all events that are happening this year and the new year including TAGB competitions, details of all colour belt gradings, any cancelled training dates, black belt gradings including pre black belt training session dates.

What’s new?

Forest East Tae Kwon-Do's Children's Martial Arts Club

Aimed specifically at young children (from the ages of 4 to 8), it will cover children's martial arts, tae kwon-do and self defence classes helping to build up their fitness and, above all, confidence.

The days and times for the tigers' club will be:

Wednesdays5pm to 6pm

Patterns Night

Patterns' night take place every Friday night (7:30pm-9pm) and are held at Mountsorrel Methodist Church Centre, Churchill Road, Mountsorrel, LE12 7JB.

These classes are for red belts, black stripes and black belts only. These nights comprising patterns only will improve your confidence and how you deal with pressure.

These sessions are not compulsory but they will improve your chances at the Black Belt grading. Please take the opportunity to improve your patterns (which carry 70% of the marks on your grading).

Cost? £4 - Pay on the night.


Seminar with Master Pat Carter (6th Dan)

Master Carter is an ex-England squad member with many years of experience of competitions and instructing. Highly recommended that you attend, this is going to be a good seminar mainly practicing pad-work & sparring drills.

2nd MarChildren (up to 10 years old) 1:15pm to 2:45pmRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
Adults 3pm to 5pm

Summary of Events for 2013 [^top of page]

Below is a list of all TAGB events for 2013. Included are the dates for April's pre black belt training sessions and colour belt gradings throughout the year.

Umpires’ 112th JanWillenhall Community Centre (Wolverhampton), WV13 2NS
Umpires’ 213th JanWillenhall Community Centre (Wolverhampton), WV13 2NS
Umpires’ 1 & 22nd MarNewbury Race Course, RG14 7NZ10am to 4pm
Referees’ 1 & 23rd MarNewbury Race Course, RG14 7NZ10am to 4pm
Pre black belt training session9th MarWreake Valley College, Syston
Colour belt grading17th MarRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
Pre black belt training session23th MarWreake Valley College, Syston
English championships24th MarSkydome Leisure Park, Croft Road, Coventry, CV1 3AZ
Pre black belt training session13th AprWreake Valley College, Syston
Black belt grading19th-21st AprBristol Academy, BS5 9LA
Umpires’ 14th MayWillenhall Community Centre, WV13 2NS10am to 4pm
Umpires’ 25th MayNewbury Race Course, RG14 7NZ10am to 4pm
Welsh championships19th MayCyncoed Campus, Ctncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD
Instructors’ 18th-9th JunBristol Academy, BS5 9LA
Referees’ 1 & 219th JunWillenhall Community Centre (Wolverhampton), WV13 2NS10am to 4pm
Colour belt grading23rd JunRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
Tae Kwon-Do International world championships12-14 JulCoventry Skydome, Croft Road, Coventry, CV1 3AZ
Umpires’ 1 & 231st AugNewbury Race Course, RG14 7NZ10am to 4pm
Umpires’ 21st SeptNewbury Race Course, RG14 7NZ10am to 4pm
Scottish championships7th SeptRavenscraig, Motherwell
Colour belt grading15th SeptRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
Black belt grading18th-20th OctBristol Academy, BS5 9LA
Referees’ 1 & 22nd NovNewbury Race Course, RG14, 7NZ10am to 4pm
30th Anniversary eventTo Be Announced
Instructors’ 29th-10th NovBristol Academy, BS5 9LA
British Championships24th NovCoventry
Colour belt grading8th DecRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.

Check the TAGB website for more details.

Cancellation Dates

To be confirmed

Colour Belt Gradings [^top of page]

17th MarTo be confirmedRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
23rd JunTo be confirmedRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
15th SeptTo be confirmedRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.
8th DecTo be confirmedRadmoor Centre, Radmoor Road, Loughborough.

All gradings will be held in the "2012 Building".

Christmas Holiday Dates

To be confirmed

Christmas Belly Buster [^top of page]

To be confirmed

When does it start and how much does it cost?

To be confirmed

Black belt fight night [^top of page]

To be confirmed

Licence Renewals [^top of page]

To be confirmed

Center parcs winter camp [^top of page]

Back by popular demand. A chance for all students and non-students to spend a full 4 days at Center Parcs, Nottingham! Students who train must attend the 2 training sessions on Saturday and Sunday morning (9.30am-11.30am). Afterward a training session, the rest of the day is yours.

Be prepared for any weather and wear suitable clothing as we do train outside.

Non Students can go and enjoy themselves in the fantastic surroundings.

Students will be allocated to villas of 6 - as families or friends. Cost is £85 with a non refundable deposit of £45; payable per person by 1st March 2013.

10th January 2014

Christmas Party [^top of page]

To be confirmed