Saturday October 21st

Every Week

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Who is Mr. Frank Van Buren?

Learn more about Mr. Van Buren and his very informative blog right here on our site The Wise Blackhawk
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How often should I be attending classes?

Because training regularly is important, we use attendance cards to record each student’s attendance. Attending two to three classes each week should enable you to see the progress and results that you desire.

When you arrive for class, find your attendance card on the rack located inside the Dojang. You can review the study materials on the back of the card and the training on the requirements on the front as you stretch before class. You are responsible for all of the material on your attendance cards during exams.

When class starts, bring your card when you line up. Instructors collect the cards at the beginning of every class. The instructors not only record attendance, but also check off the training requirement for each rank to help keep you on track toward your goals.

All cards are color-coded according to belt color, except the grey card, which are for Black Belts.
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Scheduled Exams

Once a student has earned all of the required stripes, the instructor will issue an Examination Form. Colored belt examinations are conducted on a monthly basis. Little Warriors examinations are also conducted once a month and are always on a Saturday morning.

This is a special day. Students are encouraged to bring friends and family members to watch their exam and take pictures and/or videos. Lower rank belts are encouraged to attend the color belt exam to learn what is expected of them in the future. And all students are encouraged to attend belt exams to show support for their Taekwondo family members.
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Before Exam Day

Shortly before your exam, invite your family and friends. Ask them to bring cameras and camcorders, and let them know they can cheer you on as much and as long as they want.

Find people and review your exam requirements with them. Other students, especially Black Belts and class leaders, are always happy to help you prepare.
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Belt Testing

Exams are an important part of your Taekwondo training at W.O.W. Exams give you an opportunity to show your instructors, fellow students and families that you understand and can competently demonstrate the techniques and knowledge listed in the curriculum for your current rank.

Exams are not meant to be easy, but remember that you are invited to test only after your instructor believes you are ready. It is a good idea to think of each exam as a challenge to be enjoyed, rather than an ordeal to be endured. The atmosphere at an exam is energetic and supportive. Remember that our mission is to help you succeed.

The following prerequisites apply to color belt exams:

Attend a minimum of 24 classes during a three month period.*
Earn four stripes
Receive your instructor’s approval.
*High Red Belts must attend a minimum of 32 classes during a four month period.
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Belt Ranking System

As you train, you will progress through various Taekwondo ranks. The lower ranks (called Kub in Korean) are indicated by colored belts. The higher black belt ranks (called Dan in Korean, or Degree in English) follow the Kub ranks. Each Kub rank is associated with a belt color. For each belt color, there is also a high Kub rank. Belts for the high Kub ranks are striped in color of the belt of the next rank. New students have no belt at all until they learn basic introductory material, and have no Kub rank. White belt students also do not have a Kub rank.
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Kub Ranks

The following lists the Kub ranks and Deputy Black Belt rank, and the typical time required to advance to the next rank. Advancement is accomplished by competently demonstrating the requirements of each rank in public exams.

After working through the Kub ranks, students become eligible to advance to the lowest Dan rank, Deputy Black Belt (Bo Dan in Korean). The requirements for advancement to Deputy Black Belt are more rigorous than the requirements for advancing to even the highest Kub rank.
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Stripe System

Whenever the instructor feels that you understand and can competently demonstrate the particular requirement, you can earn a tip on your belt. After the first stripe is earned, the instructor will award another stripe when the next of the requirement belt is mastered. After all the requirements for advancing to the next rank are demonstrated, testing information will be given to the student.

White Stripe is for Poomse
Yellow Stripe is for Self-Defense
Green Stripe is for Sparring
Blue Stripe is for Breaking
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Bowing to the flags

When you enter and leave the Dojang, bow to the flags. Only martial art shoes may be worn in the Dojang. However, students are encouraged to practice without shoes. If you do decide to wear martial art shoes those shoes should not be worn anywhere other than the Dojang.
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How do I register?

Early registration is now open.

The cost is $149 per student per week with a $30 deposit. If you choose to sign your child up for multiple weeks, there will be a discount of 20% for each additional week.

We are now offering registration online or at the Front Desk. Depending on interest, additional weeks may be added.

Friday

Oct 20th

LITTLE WARRIOR AGES 5-6 ON FRIDAY

3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELT 11 AND UNDER ON FRIDAY

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 12 AND UP ON FRIDAY

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ELITE TRAINING ON FRIDAYS

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Elite level training

Saturday

Oct 21st

ALL BELTS ON SATURDAYS

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Our all inclusive Saturday class for all belts older than LITTLE WARRIORS

Monday

Oct 23rd

LITTLE WARRIOR TRANSITIONAL ON MONDAY

3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 11 AND UNDER ON MONDAY

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 12 AND UP ON MONDAY

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

SPARRING AND FITNESS ON MONDAYS

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
UNAVAILABLE DURING SUMMER MONTHS

RED AND BLACK BELTS ON MONDAYS

7 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
Start the week on the right foot

LITTLE WARRIORS AGED 5 TO 6 ON MONDAYS

6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
WOW Taekwondo Curriculum

Tuesday

Oct 24th

ALL BELTS 11 AND UNDER ON TUESDAY

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

LITTLE WARRIORS 3-4 ON TUESDAY

3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 12 AND UP ON TUESDAY

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

Wednesday

Oct 25th

ALL BELT 11 AND UNDER ON WEDNESDAY

3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 12 AND UP ON WEDNESDAY

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

LITTLE WARRIOR AGES 5-6 ON WEDNESDAY

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

Thursday

Oct 26th

ALL BELT 11 AND UNDER ON THURSDAY

3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALL BELTS 12 AND UP ON THURSDAY

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

LITTLE WARRIORS 3-4 ON THURSDAY

5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE

ADULT ALL BELT ON THURSDAY

6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE