Friday, 30 November 2007

Coloured Belt & Black Belt Gradings - December 2007

The last Coloured Belt Grading for 2007 will take place on Saturday 8th December at Ealing CKD:

Ealing CKD School
Ellen Wilkinson School
Queens Drive
North Ealing
W5 0HW

Click here for a map of Ealing CKD School

Click here for Grading Times for Saturday 8th December

The last Black Belt Grading for 2007 will take place on Sunday 2nd December at Wembley CKD School. The proposed grading times are:

10:00 Line Up, Promise, Pledge, Principles, Welcome & Introductions
10:10 Dan Testing
11:30 1st Tag Testing: Il Dan Plain to Il Dan Orange
12:30 2nd Tag Testing: Il Dan Green to Ee Dan Red
13:30 Scheduled Finish

Wembley CKD School
Barham Primary School
Danethorpe Road

Click here for a map of Wembley CKD School

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 School T-Shirts

Our exclusive T-Shirts are still available. Great for wearing under your uniform during winter, or instead of your uniform top during the summer (provided the T-Shirt is the same colour as your uniform top).

Available in white, red, blue or black in all sizes from Childrens X-Small through to Adult XX-Large for £14.99.

To order your T-Shirt, download the T-Shirt Order Form and return with payment to an Instructor in class. Sizing details are included.

Online ordering and payment coming soon...

Excellence - December 2007/January 2008

As usual, we have a few celebrations planned for the end of the year (dates, locations and details are in the newsletter).

Also, be sure to check the dates of the last classes for 2007 and the first classes in 2008.

Download Excellence (December 2007/January 2008)

Friday, 16 November 2007

European 20th Anniversary Seminar

Less than six months to go until the biggest event on every CKD student and instructors' calendar - the 20th anniversary of CKD with Grandmaster Choi. The 15th anniversary seminar in Stevenage was attended by nearly 1000 students and instructors. Make sure you're at the 20th anniversary celebrations!

In response to student queries you can now download a European 20th Anniversary Seminar Frequently Asked Questions document.

To register for the seminar and for the most up-to-date news and information visit the official European 20th Anniversary Seminar page.

Friday, 9 November 2007

White Belt & White Belt Senior Syllabus Sheets

Syllabus Sheets are the easiest way to compliment your class attendance and suport your learning of the Choi Kwang-Do system. For each belt rank in Choi Kwang-Do the Syllabus Sheet details the following:

1. New Techniques (punching/striking and kicking)
2. Pattern (including the name of the pattern and the individual movements - learn both!)
3. Speed Drill (Yellow Belt and above)
4. Defence Drill (including a brief explanation of the procedure)
5. Shield Drill, aka. Target Attack Drill (including a brief explanation of the procedure)
6. Close Range (this is only a grading requirement for students aged 13 years +)

Download the White Belt Syllabus Sheet

Download the White Belt Senior Syllabus Sheet

For obvious reasons, these are the only Syllabus Sheets that will be posted here. If you have recently been promoted follow a grading and have not received your new Syllabus Sheet, please let me know and I will send it via email.

Excellence - November 2007

Excellence is our monthly school newsletter. As well as being distributed in class, from now on it will also be posted here too.

Download Excellence (November 2007)

Belts & Badges

Probably one of the most important pieces of information on this site!

Step-by-step pictures with instructions on how to tie your belt and where to place the badges on your uniform.

Download the Belts And Badges document

Student Guide

Essential reading for students and parents alike, especially if you have recently joined one of our schools.

The Student Guide is a 28 page manual with lots of detail and background information on Choi Kwang-Do. It's also available in the Members Area of the international site although in HTML format (you can only read it on screen).

Download the Student Guide (v1.1)

The 1st Post

Welcome to Student Services Site. Here you will find a variety of help resources and information to support your training such as:

- Welcome Pack and Student Guide
- Past and present issues of Excellence (our monthly school newsletter)
- Syllabus Sheets for beginner students

...and more.

Should you have queries about the information or suggestions for other resources, please feel free to let me know.

Many of the documents are in .PDF format which requires Adobe Reader in order to view them.

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