Sunday, 11 March 2012

Colour belt grading 20/03/2012

The next colour belt grading will be on Tuesday 20th of March 2012.

Venue and times:

Llantwit Major High School
Ham Lane East
Llantwit Major
CF61 1TQ
18:00 start

There will be no spectators allowed in the grading, all lower grades will be going on first so that they can leave asap. The results will be announced in the next class by your instructor.

Please arrive 15 minutes before grading.

Friday, 2 March 2012

Grand Master C.K. Choi seminar

Tonight, I had the privilege to take part in a seminar organised by the T.A.G.B. with Grand Master C.K. Choi (9th Dan Black Belt), one of the pioneers of Taekwondo and first ever Taekwondo champion.

The seminar was one and a half hour long and we went through a series of patterns, movement drills and sparring techniques. It was really interesting to train with one of the original Masters and see him performing some of the techniques he and General Choi created more than half a century ago. He also reminded us the importance of not only training physically, but also mentally and spiritualy in order to achieve the highest level in Taekwondo.
Like you would expect from a real Master, he was very humble, polite and made the seminar a very enjoyable experience.
I hope that he will come back in the future and share his knowledge of Taekwondo again, it is not very often that you get a chance to train under such an inspirational man and one of the true Masters of the art!

Grand Master C.K. Choi performing a jumping kicking technique.