TO ALL STUDENTS/PARENTS
THE SYSTON CLUB WILL BE CLOSED ON – SUNDAY 11TH FEBRUARY  DUE TO HALF TERM BREAK.

PLEASE COME AND TRAIN AT THE LOUGHBOROUGH CLUB ON SUNDAY INSTEAD
Beginners & all grades for special training 10-11am
Yellow stripes to Green Stripes – 11-12pm
Blue Belts & above – 12-1pm


NEWSLETTER Jan 2018

I would like to say a big thankyou for all the cards and presents I received from students this Christmas –

I fully appreciate your thoughtfulness.

COLOURED BELT GRADING DATES FOR 2018

Sunday 11th March / Sunday 10th June / Sunday 23rd September / SATURDAY 8th December

Students who are eligible to grade will be given a grading envelope prior to their grading.

If students miss lessons & don’t make up their missed time – they will not be grading.

REMEMBER – FAILING TO PREPARE IS PREPARING TO FAIL.

 

PRE-BLACK BELT TRAINING SESSIONS

These sessions are held twice a year to help prepare students who are close to their black belt grading.

SATURDAY 10TH MARCH / SATURDAY 7TH APRIL / SATURDAY 14TH APRIL

RED BELTS - 11.00-12.00pm / BLACK BELTS - 12.00-1.00pm

HELD AT: Wreake Valley College, Parkstone Rd. Syston. LE7 1LY (round back in sports hall).

IF YOU ARE DUE TO GRADE YOU MUST ATTEND ALL 3 OF THE ABOVE SESSIONS.

IF YOU ARE NOT DUE TO GRADE YOU ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE OF THE ABOVE SESSIONS.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU TAKE YOUR ‘PRE-BLACK BELT TRAINING RECORD’ - See Instructor.

 

PRE-BLACK BELT SESSIONS FOR OCTOBER ARE –

SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER / SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER / SATURDAY 13TH OCTOBER

 

BLACK BELT GRADING DATES

1ST Dans & Above – FRIDAY 20th APRIL / Black Stripes - SATURDAY 21ST APRIL

Held at: Bristol Tae Kwon-do Academy.

Dates for Black Belt grading in October 2018 –

1st Dans & Above - FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER / Black Stripes - SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER


OFFICIALS COURSES

Umpires Part One - 3rd February / Umpires Part Two - 10th February (held at Willenhall)

Referees Part 1 & 2 11th February (held at Willenhall)

Umpires Part 1 & 2 - 12th May / Referees Part 1 & 2 - 13th May (held at Willenhall)

Please see your Instructor for the correct forms to fill in and send off.


TRAINING FEES - There are 12 monthly training fees per year, whether you miss sessions due to holidays etc. You can make up your missed lessons by attending any of the clubs (Leicester, Loughborough, Syston) or you can double up your lessons at your own club i.e. train for 2 hours instead of one.

Training fees are - £28.00 p/m to train once a week only for ONE HOUR ONLY.

£42.00 p/m UNLIMITED TRAINING – you can train as many hours as you wish at your own club (according to your grade) and train extra (not instead of) at any of the other clubs.

Please make payments on time – THE FIRST WEEK OF EVERY MONTH – or you will receive a £5.00 fine on top of your fees. Any cash payments should always be put in an envelope with students name & amount written on. Please make sure you always get your payment card stamped when you pay your fees.


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UP-COMING COMPETITIONS

Midlands Championships – Sunday 4th February - see Instructor for entry form asap!

English Championships - Sunday 25th March

JAMES FREER’S JUNIOR INTER-CLUB - Saturday 23rd June - Loughborough Leisure Centre

Welsh Championships - Sunday 20th May

World Championships - Sat 21st & Sun 22nd July held at: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Scottish Championships – 8th September

British Championships - date to be arranged


SUNDAY MORNING COMPETITION TRAINING –

Held at Loughborough club (Radmoor Centre) Time: 10-11am.

Sparring drills and Patterns – plus Team Patterns practice.

If you come from Syston or Leicester club – these sessions are extra training – Not instead of your club.


NO TRAINING ON THE FOLLOWING DATES –

EASTER BREAK

Friday 30th March - Tigers & Patterns night

Sunday 1st April - Loughborough & Syston

Monday 2nd April - Leicester & Groby

Tuesday 3rd April - Syston


BANK HOLIDAY

Sunday 6th May - Loughborough & Syston

Monday 7th May - Leicester & Groby


BANK HOLIDAY

Sunday 27th May - ONLY 2 HOURS AT LOUGHBOROUGH (10-12)

NO TRAINING AT SYSTON

Monday 28th May - Leicester & Groby


BANK HOLIDAY

Sunday 26th August - Loughborough & Syston

Monday 27th August – Leicester & Groby


PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE OR FACEBOOK PAGE TO LET YOU KNOW IF ANY OF THE CLUBS ARE CLOSED

DUE TO BAD WEATHER. USUALLY IF THE SCHOOL OR COLLEGE IS CLOSED DURING THE DAY THEY WILL ALSO BE CLOSED AT NIGHT.


Lastly – if you need to contact myself for any reason – please can you make sure you do not ring or text me before 8.00am or after 8.00pm – also please check your newsletter before you ring me as most of the time the information you need is on the letter. Thankyou.