W. Kim Tae Kwon Do

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May Testing is coming up soon!  Here is the information you need:

White and Yellow Belts

  • You are ready for Testing when you have 4 colored stripes (red, yellow, orange, gray) on your belt. You will also get a white “Ready for Testing’ label over the stripes once you’ve reviewed everything.  You can pick up the Testing form at any time, even if you don’t have all of your stripes yet.  If you’re not sure if you’ll be ready for Testing, check with Master James.
  • Please fill out the top of the front and the bottom of the back of the yellow form and return it with payment no later than Saturday, April 29th.  The top of the back is not required, but recommended – have your child take it to their teacher to fill out.
  • White and Yellow Belt Testing – Friday, May 12th at 4:30 pm (kids) at the Palatine location.  (This one is recommended but make ups are available.)  Adults – you can test at the Adult Low Belt Testing at the Lake Zurich location on Thursday, May 11th at 7:30 pm or one of the Make Up Testings.

Orange – Brown Belts

  • You are ready for Testing when you have 4 colored stripes (red, yellow, orange, gray) on your belt. You will also get a white “Ready for Testing’ label over the stripes once you’ve reviewed everything.  You can pick up the Testing form at any time, even if you don’t have all of your stripes yet.  If you’re not sure if you’ll be ready for Testing, check with Master James.
  • Pick up a form at the Front Desk (Green form for current orange, green, and 1/2 purple belts, brown form for current purple, blue, and brown belts).  Fill out the top of the front and the bottom of the back and bring it back to the Front Desk with payment no later than Saturday, April 29th.  The top of the back is not required, but recommended – have your child take it to their teacher to fill out.
  • Orange – Brown Belt Testing – Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 am at Prairie Middle School (40 E Dundee Rd, Barrington).  (This one is recommended but make ups are available.)  Both adults and kids can test at this Testing.  Adults can also choose to test at our Adult Low Belt Testing at the Lake Zurich location on Thursday, May 11th at 7:30 pm or one of the Make Up Testings.

Red Belts and Higher

  • If you are not sure if you’re ready for Testing, check with Grand Master Kim or Master James.
  • Your Testing form is in your binder, along with your required Home Fitness sheet and a check list of everything you need to do to register for Testing.  Your testing form and payment are due no later than Saturday, April 29th.
  • Rehearsal Testing (mandatory for High Belts who are testing) – Friday, May 12th (6:00 – 8:15 pm) at the Palatine location.
  • High Belt Testing – Saturday, May 13th at 1:00 pm at Prairie Middle School (40 E Dundee Rd, Barrington).  (There is no make up for High Belt Testing).

Please check with the Front Desk if you have any questions.  Thank you!

 

W. Kim Tae Kwon Do Summer Camps

Summer Fun Camp—Little Tigers/Tigers (9 &under)

July 24th to July 28th

All Members 9 and Younger Welcome

 

Summer Fun Camp—Juniors (10 and over)

July 24th to July 28th

All Members 10 and Older Welcome

 

Our Summer Fun Camps are open to all members, all ages. These camps have some Tae Kwon Do but also include fun activities and field trips.  We play dodgeball, have water balloon fights, do obstacle courses, have sword competitions, and much, much more.

Past Field Trips have included:  

EXTREME TRAMPOLINE/ PUMP IT UP

MOVIES

BOWLING/ MINATURE GOLFING

SWIMMING/WATER PARKS

 

BBC Camp

July 17th to July 21st

All BBC Members and higher Welcome

 

Black Belt Club Camp is open to all BBC members, all ages. This amazingly awesome camp will be mostly Tae Kwon Do activities with a few Field Trips.  Students will learn Weapons, Breaking, Sparring, Break Falling, and Advanced Skills, as well as have sword competitions, do demos and skits, and much, much more.

 

Demo Survival Camp

July 31st to August 11th (2 weeks)

All Black Belt Club Members and higher Welcome

 

Demo Survival Camp is an exciting, high energy camp where students will improve their TKD skills, learn awesome demo moves, and learn/perfect a demo to perform at August Testing.  There will be a few outside activities, but most of the time is spent on helping our students become awesome Demo performers!  This camp is only open to Black Belt Club (and higher) members who are ready to work really hard on a super excellent goal!