News for May 2013

Testing and Self Defense Last Friday we had testing for Yellow up to Green Belts. Everyone performed wonderfully, and left everything they had on the do-jang floor. Orange Belts that were testing for Green in particular had a grueling hour and a half test with a good half hour on sparring alone. A job well done to everyone! Next testing date is scheduled for June 24th! Our kids class this week had a special class Read more…

The Heart of Chung Do Kwan Seminar Review

Our first seminar is now over. Covering three days of intense martial arts training, Master Siminoff put our students through the paces both physically and mentally. It gave me as an instructor an opportunity to review more closely, my students, their progress and different ideas to incorporate into my own lesson plans. As an instructor, I need to keep learning. I need to push my limits so my students can identify with me. If I Read more…

Is Taekwondo Right for Your Child?

Is Taekwondo Right for Your Child? There are many great reasons and benefits to joining Swift Current Christian Tae Kwon Do. Whether you want your child to gain self confidence,be more active or learn self defense, Swift Current Christian Tae Kwon Do provides a safe environment to teach your children this self defensive art. Our goal is for all students to feel safe and supported by their instructors and classmates. We encourage a non-competitive, constructive, and Read more…

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!!