Weather Related Closures
It’s that time of year again! In the event we need to cancel classes due to severe weather, we will send notifications out through our Facebook page and text messages. We also follow Waverly School District for weather related closures. If Waverly cancels school, dismisses early, or cancels after-school programs, then we will be closed, too.
Tournament for Scholars Committee Meeting
As we continue prepping for our upcoming tournament, we will be holding a planning meeting at the studio on Saturday, March 11th at Noon.
We will discuss day of needs, any items that are still outstanding, basket raffle status, etc. If you have any questions, please see Master Tom.
2023 Tournament for Scholars Donations
It’s almost time for our inner-school tournament! If you’re a vendor or know of someone that maybe interested in setting up a table, or donating a basket for the basket raffle, please see Master Tom.
We will also be accepting donations of various items for our concession stand. Additionally, we are looking for volunteers to help with the planning and day-of activities. Sign-up sheets are posted on the office door for concession donation and volunteer opportunities. See Master Tom for any questions.
Valley Arts4All Demonstration
We will be performing a martial arts demonstration once again at the Valley Arts4All on Saturday, May 6th @ 10 AM. To prepare for this event, we will be holding demo team practices in April. If you’d like to be part of this demonstration, please see Master Tom for details.
Elmira Pioneers Demonstration
We’ve been asked once again to perform a martial arts demonstration at the Elmira Pioneers game on Saturday, July 15th @ 6:15 PM. To prepare for this event, we will be holding demo team practices in June & July. If you’d like to be part of this demonstration, please see Master Tom for details.
Students will get free tickets to attend the game after the demonstration. Guest tickets are only $6 each.
Please remember monthly tuition is due by the first class of the month. Tuition received after the 10th calendar day is subject to a $25 late fee.
Saturday Tone & Kick Classes
These classes were developed for beginners, those seeking a slightly slower pace, or anyone looking for more instruction on form and technique than our Monday-Wednesday classes.
At 9:00 AM, we will have a 45 minute toning class. If you have free weights, please bring them. This class will focus on core conditioning, arm toning, and flexibility.
At 10:00 AM, we will have a 45 minute cardio kickboxing class. This pace of this class will be slightly slower then our usual cardio classes, and greater in-depth instruction on how to hit the bags with proper form and technique will be provided.
For more information, please see Master Tom or Lyndsey.
Black Belt Class
These classes are once a month and open to all black belt and provisional black belt students at no additional charge. Our next Black Belt Class will be on Monday, March 27th @ 7:15 PM. This class focuses on advanced techniques, black belt forms, instructor training, and black belt philosophy.
Our next Weapons Class is Monday, March 20th @ 7:15 PM.
This class is once a month and open to all students, blue belt and up, at no additional charge.
Friday, Mar. 17th
This month’s testing will be on Friday, March 17th. We will begin promptly at 5:30 PM. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. Please arrive early enough to stretch, warm-up, and run through your forms and 1-steps a few times. Stretching and warming-up are not part of the test.
All Students will be notified at least one week in advance. Test fees are due by the Thursday before the test. Payments must be made prior to the test night.
White TTKD uniform and belt are required
NO T-SHIRTS! NO COLORED PANTS!
*Anyone arriving after 5:30 PM, will not be permitted to test and must wait until the next test date.
2023 Tournament for Scholars
It’s almost time for our annual Inner-School Tournament! If you’re a vendor and would like to set up a table, or donate a basket, please see Master Tom. This tournament is open to all belt levels (Tiny Ninjas through Black Belt) and all students are encouraged to participate!
Date: March 25, 2023
Time: 9:00am – 2:00 pm
Location: Athens Lynch-Bustin Elementary School
This is tournament is open only to our students and is a great way to experience what a tournament is like before the season kicks off! Divisions will be based on age and belt level. ***All students are encouraged to participate.
Upcoming USATKD Events & Camps
Below are all of the upcoming USA Tae Kwon Do tournaments and skills camps. It is great to see so many events on the east coast this year. Anyone interested in training for and attending these events, please see Master Tom.
USATKD is the governing body that chooses athletes to represent the United States on the U.S. National Team during the Olympics.
Workshops & Special Events
Friday, March 31st 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Parents' Night Out
Open to all students and their friends, ages 5-13. A night filled with games, Tae Kwon Do activities, and a movie. This month’s movie will be 3 Ninjas Kick Back. Pizza, drinks, and popcorn provided.
Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.
Interested in holding a private lesson, workshop, or party? TKD… Self Defense… Birthday Party… See Master Tom for details.