Archive for October, 2012

Happy Halloween from Us at USMA!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

We wish those who celebrate to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Our advice to the Little Tigers and Dragons is not to eat too much junk food and candy. You could get cavities.

Competition Training! Thank you, Mrs. Alegre! Parent Meeting Coming Up!

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Competition training: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Students who are competing and now more secure about their forms, weapons, breaking, and sparing. Training will continue throughout the week to polish their techniques and focus.

We thank Mrs. Alegre for bringing in cookies and boosting our students!

Parent meeting for competition will be this Thurs at 7:30pm to go over last details before the 3rd.

Competition Training! Thank you, Mrs. Beard!

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Competition training: 11:30am-1:30pm

Students chosen by our Grandmaster had their first day of training to figure out their requirements out of the four divisions: form, sparring, weapons, breaking. We wish them good luck for their big day, Nov 3rd!

We thank Mrs.Beard for bringing refreshments and recharging our students!

Congratulations Jayvien, Alec, and Arianna on Their Power Break!

Friday, October 26th, 2012

This week we had three power breaks ranging from 3-5 stacked thick boards for our Deputy and Advanced Red Belts! It is a rite of passage for those moving on from Advanced Red to Deputy or from Deputy to a Dan.

We congratulate Jayvien, Alec, and Arianna on their success!

Congratulations to Everyone Who Received Their New Belts!

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

We congratulate everyone on receiving their new belts and encourage them to work harder for their next belt.

Belts are metaphorical goals to look forward to reaching. It is always more about the goal and the lessons learned along the way; rather than the prize itself (medals, belts, places). May you continue to learn and grow!

Congratulations To Our Adults Who Tested!

Friday, October 19th, 2012

We would like to congratulate all of our higher belt teens and adults who tested. We acknowledge your perseverance and hope you strive to become Instructors and Masters one day.

For our beginning young adults and adults, we wish you congratulations and good luck on your future journey into the martial arts. Keep working hard to obtain your goals in and out of the Do-Jang!

Congratulations to All Who Tested and Our Demo Team on Their Success!

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

We would like to congratulate students for their testing today! They did an amazing job by trying their best and having excellent yelling which surprised KwanJangNim and the Masters. Especially from the little tigers and dragons who are aspiring to be black belts.

Special congratulations to our Deputy black belt testing and black belt testing! They did amazing, especially with a variation of weapons.

The Black Belts demonstration blew away the crowd with their Gangnam Style Nunchaks, Street Fight scenario, Sword Kum Sul Sparring, and Breaking Techniques! Thank you for your inspiration to our students and their families: Jayden, Connor, Linda, Juan, Christian, Jeffrey!

We look forward to the higher belts and adults testing! Good luck!

Reminder! Testing is Tomorrow and Friday!

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Testing is tomorrow and Friday! We wish you good luck and would like to remind those testing to dress in their uniform (not T-shirts) as this is a formal occasion. Also there will be no classes during testing days. Try your best!

***Six of our representative black belts and our Master have a small treat prepared for the parents and students during both testings on Thursday. Hope you able to see what they have in store.

Mark Your Calendars! Winter Uniforms Will Be in Effect Soon!

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Starting Nov 1st, we will be going back to wearing uniforms instead of USMA T-Shirts, since the winter months are here. We ask that all students have their patches sewn and in the proper areas. After all, our uniforms not only represent ourselves but the schools that we come from. Let’s make a good impression!

Our Competition is Around the Corner! Mark Your Calendar for Nov. 3rd!

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Our upcoming competition, where the KO AM MU DO family schools come together to compete, will be on Saturday Nov 3rd in Ft.Myers at Dunbar High School. KwanJangNim has already mentioned word to possible competing students.

There will be a training session that will be announced in the coming days after testing.

If you are competing we wish you the best of luck.
Remember, it does not depend on what medal you earn but the life experience you obtain from it.
The fact that you are competing means you are already a winner for putting your heart and mind into it.