A great tutorial on kicking

A student forwarded this along to me. It has some great tips for novice and intermediate student alike for kicking technique. The key is keeping balance, never extend yourself so you cannot recover, or as beginning ranks sometimes do, fall on the floor. When practicing the round kick, we (students within the USCDKA) strike with the ball of the foot when doing forms or breaking boards. We strike with the top of the foot during Read more…

Swift Current Tae Kwon Do tenets and meanings

SWIFT CURRENT TAE KWON DO TENETS AND MEANINGS COURTESY – smile, respect yourself and others  MATHEW 7:12 – SO IN EVERYTHING DO TO OTHERS WHAT YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO TO YOU, FOR THIS SUMS UP THE LAW AND THE SPIRIT INTEGRITY – total honesty with yourself and others  PROVERBS 10:9 – THE MAN OF INTEGRITY WALKS SECURELY. EPHESIANS 4:15 – INSTEAD, SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE, WE WILL IN ALL THINGS GROW… PERSEVERANCE – Read more…

The Heart of Chung Do Kwan – Weekend Seminar

Master Dean Siminoff will be visiting our school presenting “The Heart of Chung Do Kwan”—for those of you who are new, Master Siminoff is one of Mr. Voysey’s instructors. He holds a 5th degree black belt with the World Tae Kwon Do federation, is a Master Instructor and founder of Kootenay Christian Martial Arts. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU GET YOUR REGISTRATION FORM IN BY APRIL 22, 2013.  If there is an issue with the fee or Read more…

Students moving forward!

Students moving forward in Tae Kwon Do! Last night, Swift Current Christian Tae Kwon Do promoted 5 of their students to the intermediate stages of Tae Kwon Do. No longer considered beginners, last nigh’ts testing candidates worked hard, showing why they earned their new belts. As senior instructor, it gives me great pleasure to test then to hand a student their new belt.  The USCDKA has a legacy of creating some of the best Tae Read more…

A party by any other name

February marks our 1st anniversary as a CTU (Christian Tae Kwon Do University) and what is an anniversary without a party? If testing 20 students for their next belts is your idea of a party, keep reading! Both classes tested on February 11th for their promotions and they found that the tests are getting harder, more demanding but more rewarding as they showed their learned skills to friends and family alike. Some students showed nerves Read more…

Kick Paddle Winners

Our mission is to spread Tae Kwon Do and the Gospel throughout the entire South West and beyond.  We invited our students to invite their friends to come to Tae Kwon Do. Congratulations to Mya and Tanner for winning the double kick paddles for telling and inviting your friends about Swift Current Christian Tae Kwon Do!!

Self Defense Demonstration

The local Girl Guides in Swift Current asked me and some of my students to come and teach their young ladies, self defense on Tuesday, January 22. 25 girls listened intently on the message of safety and awareness. The idea of safety in a small community should not be lost, simply because you live in a smaller community where everyone seems to know everyone. Safety and self defense are tools that both young and old Read more…