Thursday, 14 December 2017

Christmas Holiday 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians,

With the Christmas school holidays coming, we will have a break from training between the 20th of December 2017 and the 5th of January 2018.

Therefore, the last training day will be on  Tuesday 19th of December, and we will re-commence on Monday 8th of January 2018 (usual times).

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a lovely Christmas Holiday and thank you for your continued support to the clubs.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any queries.


Thursday, 16 November 2017

Next Grading Sunday 17th December 2017

Please note our next colour belt grading will take place on:

Sunday 17th December 2017
Master Peros Cardiff Taekwondo Center
194b Cowbridge Road East
CF5 1GW Cardiff

Grading will start at 2pm for all grades.

IMPORTANT: All green belts and above MUST bring their full sparring kit to the grading! All students must be wearing their T.A.G.B. white doboks and belts, no t-shirts allowed.

There will be no spectators allowed in the grading as the venue is too small and all results will be given in the next class.

Grading forms will be given out in the next few classes.

The grading form must be completed and returned with the grading fee plus an up to date T.A.G.B licence, no later than 7 days prior to the arranged date.

Monday, 16 October 2017

New weekly Sport Taekwondo class!!!

Very excited to announce the start of our new Sport Taekwondo class this week!

The class will be on every Wednesday 5:30 to 6:30pm at Ystradowen village hall and is for students aged 10 years + (will need full sparring kit)

Our new Sport Taekwondo sessions aim to promote strong sparring skills as well as high levels of fitness and intends to help young Taekwondo athletes develop a healthy competitive mindset.

The Sport Taekwondo Program is designed to be a little more intense than regular class with a focus on cardio training and technical development and will include:

          - Strength and conditioning routines
          - Ring craft/sparring drills and tactics
          - Scored matches
          - Competitive sparring (higher grades)

The new class is £4/session to cover for Hall fees and extra instruction.

Wednesdays - 5:30 to 6:30pm
Ystradowen Village Hall
Cowbridge Road
Ystradowen
CF71 7SY


Thursday, 28 September 2017

T.A.G.B. Welsh Area Championships 26/11/2017

Wales T.A.G.B. Welsh Area Championships

26/11/2017

Newport Leisure Centre
Kingsway
Newport
NP20 1UH

Doors open at 9am

Please let me know in class if interested in taking part! This is the perfect opportunity to compete at a local tournament to gain experience and build confidence!

All entries to be in by the 10th of November 2017.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

T.A.G.B. British Championships 2017

The 2017 T.A.G.B. British Championships will be on Sunday the 5th of November and will take place at the Barclay Card Arena, Birmingham.

Address:
Barclay Card Arena
King Edward Road
Brimingham
B1 2AA

All entry forms and fees to be in by Monday the 16th of October please.

All competitors to arrive by 9am.

COMPETITORS
All competitors may only wear standard white T.A.G.B. doboks or the most recent national doboks (No club doboks).

Please contact me for more infos.

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Next coloured Belt grading - Saturday 7th October Cardiff Taekwondo Centre

Please note our next colour belt grading will take place on:

Saturday 7th October 2017
Master Peros Cardiff Taekwondo Center
194b Cowbridge Road East
CF5 1GW Cardiff

Grading will start at 3:30pm for all grades.

IMPORTANT: All green belts and above MUST bring their full sparring kit to the grading!

There will be no spectators allowed in the grading as the venue is too small and all results will be given in the next class.

Grading forms will be given out in the next few classes.

The grading form must be completed and returned with the grading fee plus an up to date T.A.G.B licence, no later than 7 days prior to the arranged date.

Monday, 14 August 2017

National Area Black Belt Pre-Grading Sessions Sept/Oct 2017

Here are the dates and details of the pre-grading sessions for the 2nd/1st Kup and Black Belts students.
Note: the students grading in October MUST take part in all 3 pre-grading sessions!

Wales:

Tae Kwon Do Centre 194b Cowbridge Road East Cardiff CF5 1GW

All Sessions: 10am 2nd/1st Kup - 11:30 1st Dans - 13:00 2nd Dans and above

Saturday 16th of September 2017
Saturday 30th of September 2017
Saturday 7th of October 2017

ALL 2nd/1st kup & Black Belts who are not grading MUST attend at least one of the above sessions at a cost of £5.

Arrive at least 15min before start and bring your T.A.G.B. licence.

White T.A.G.B. doboks only!

ALL BLACK BELT GRADING FORMS/MONIES MUST BE WITH MR PEROS NO LATER THAN 
SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2017!

Saturday, 15 July 2017

T.A.G.B. South East Championships 2017

The T.A.G.B. South East Championships will be held on Sunday 3rd September 2017.

Surrey Sports Park
Richard Meyjes Road
Guildford, Surrey
GU2 7AD

Start Time
10.00am

All competitors may only wear standard white T.A.G.B. doboks, the most recent national doboks or T.A.G.B. Tiger Dobok. (No club doboks)

Please see me in class if interested, I will need all forms and fees by Tuesday 15th of August.

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Summer break 2017

Taekwondo 2017 Summer Break

With the school holidays looming and impending holidays planned, we will close training between the 15th of August and the 1st of September 2017. Therefore, the last training session will be on Tuesday the 15th of August and we will re-commence training on Monday the 4th of September 2017, (usual times).

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a lovely summer break and thank you for your continued support to the clubs. 

Neil Gimbel

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Next grading - Saturday 1st of July 2017 Colcot sport centre Barry

Please note our next grading will take place on:

Saturday 1st of July 2017
Colcot Sports Centre,
Colcot Road
Barry CF62 8UJ

Grading will start at 9:30am for all grades.

IMPORTANT: All green belts and above MUST bring their full sparring kit to the grading!

There will be no spectators allowed in the grading as the venue is too small and all results will be given in the next class.

Grading forms will be given out in the next few classes.

All grading forms must be completed and returned with the grading fee plus an up to date T.A.G.B licence, no later than 7 days prior to the arranged date.



Saturday, 29 April 2017

6 New Black Belts!


Congratulations to our new Cowbridge and Porthcawl 1st degree Black Belts!

Deri Guildford, Jacob Seamark, Benjamin Hardy, Arthur Short, Ben Arnesen and Daniel Song.

Well done boys for this great achievement and welcome to the Black Belt ranks!

I am as always very proud of you all and would like to wish you the best of luck for the rest of your Taekwondo journey.































Wednesday, 12 April 2017

T.A.G.B. Welsh Open Championships 2017

The 2017 T.A.G.B. TAEKWONDO Welsh Championships will be held on Sunday 14th May 2017.

University of Wales Institute
Cyncoed Road
Cardiff, Wales
CF23 6XD

Start Time
9.00am

All competitors may only wear standard white T.A.G.B. doboks, the most recent national doboks or T.A.G.B. Tiger Dobok. (No club doboks)

Please see me in class if interested, I will need all forms by Monday 24th of April.

Friday, 7 April 2017

Easter Holidays 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please note that all Little Tigers and Taekwondo sessions will be on as normal throughout the Easter Holidays.

The only time classes are cancelled is on Friday 14th of April and Monday 17th of April.
Those dates being Bank Holidays, both the Porthcawl Y Centre and the Cowbridge Leisure Centre will be closed!

If you're not away, make sure you come training :-)

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

April 2017 Black Belt Grading timetable

APRIL 2017 BLACK BELT GRADING
AREA TIMETABLE START TIMES
ALL TIMES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF
THE FIRST GROUPS ON PER DAY ARE APPROXIMATE


Bristol TKD Academy, 163a Church Road, Redfield, Bristol, BS5 9LA


Friday 21st of April Dan Grades:
1st Dans 9.30 am Start
2nd Dans 12.45 pm Start
3rd/4th Dans 15.30 pm Start


Saturday 22nd of April 1st Kups:
Central England North/N.Ireland  9.30 am Start
Central England South/Scotland 11.00 am Start
North Midlands/North of England 13.30 am Start
South Midlands/South East 14.45 pm Start


Sunday 23rd of April 1st Kups:
Wales 9.30 am Start
South West 11.30 pm Start

Please ensure that students get to the grading well in
advance of the start times!

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Next Grading - Saturday 25th March 2017 Taekwondo Centre Cardiff

Please note our next colour belt grading will take place on:

Saturday 25th March 2017
Master Peros Cardiff Taekwondo Center
194b Cowbridge Road East
CF5 1GW Cardiff

Grading will start at 3:30pm for all grades.

IMPORTANT: All green belts and above to bring their full sparring kit to the grading!

There will be no spectators allowed in the grading as the venue is too small and all results will be given in the next class.

Grading forms will be given out in the next few classes.

The grading form must be completed and returned with the grading fee plus an up to date T.A.G.B licence, no later than 7 days prior to the arranged date.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Wales T.A.G.B. Welsh Closed Championships 9th April 2017

Wales T.A.G.B. Welsh Closed Championships

09/04/2017

Newport Leisure Centre
Kingsway
Newport
NP20 1UH

Doors open at 9am

Please let me know in class if interested in taking part, this is a great local tournament to gain experience and build confidence!

All entries to be in by the 21st of March 2017.


Wednesday, 15 February 2017

March 2017 monthly membership fees

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please remember that your monthly membership fees are slightly going up as of the 1st March 2017.

May I please remind you to amend your standing order from that date if you have not already done so.

If you have any queries or are not completely sure of the new price structure, please do not hesitate to contact me directly or see me in class. Thank you.

Regards

Neil Gimbel

Saturday, 4 February 2017

T.A.G.B. English Championships 2017

T.A.G.B. English Championships 2017

Sunday 12th of March 2017

University of Worcester
Hylton Road
Worcester
WR2 5JN

9am start

Please let me know in class if interested, I will need all entry forms by Wednesday the 1st of March.

COMPETITORS
All competitors may only wear standard white T.A.G.B. doboks or the most recent national doboks (No club doboks).



Wednesday, 1 February 2017

National Area Black Belt Pre-Grading Sessions March/April 2017

Here are the dates and details of the pre-grading sessions for the 2nd/1st Kup and Black Belts students.
Note: the students grading in April must take part in all 3 pre-grading sessions!

Wales:

Tae Kwon Do Centre 194b Cowbridge Road East Cardiff CF5 1GW

All Sessions: 10am 2nd/1st Kup - 11:30 1st Dans - 13:00 2nd Dans and above

Saturday 25th of March 2017
Saturday 1st of April 2017
Saturday 8th of April 2017

All 2nd/1st kup & Black Belts who are not grading need to attend at least one of the above sessions at a cost of £5.

Arrive at least 15min before start and bring your T.A.G.B. licence.

White T.A.G.B. doboks only!

ALL BLACK BELT GRADING FORMS/MONIES MUST BE WITH MR PEROS NO LATER THAN 
SATURDAY 25TH MARCH 2017!