Tuesday September 26th

Every Week

THE CUTEST LITTLE WARRIORS AROUND

Marelet Fleming

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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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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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On Exam Day

Please don’t get too nervous. Exam times are actually fun!

Arrive no later than 15 minutes before the exam time. You can use the time to warm up and stretch and ask any last-minute questions.

Wear a full uniform, including a full set of patches. Uniforms should be cleaned and neatly pressed.

Bring your safety gear. This is required for all belt levels except White Belts testing for High White. Students who do not have their safety gear will be asked to test at another time.

Just before the exam, everyone being tested lines up just as they would in a regular class. An instructor leads a warm-up, and the exam begins.
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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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Helpful Tips For Testing

- Make sure you get a good night’s sleep
- Eat a hearty breakfast
- Hydrate
- Bring friends and family for support
- Make sure your uniform (dobok) is clean
- Bring sparring gear (if applicable)
- Be on time
- Prepare to do your best and be loud
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Black Belts

Students advance to First Dan Black Belt from Deputy Black Belt after a minimum of 6 months training period. Higher Dan ranks, which are outside the scope of this guide, follow the first Dan 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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Rank Levels

In addition to the usual rules of etiquette, we follow some rules that are specific to the Dojang. These rules are based on traditional Asian values of respect and courtesy. Students of lower belt rank bow to students of higher rank. The senior students return the bow.
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How to address your instructors and peers

Instructors and senior black belts are addressed as “sir” or “ma’am”. When addressing the instructor or senior black belt, use the appropriate title, such as “Mr. Edwards” or “Mrs. Edwards”. Black belts holding a rank of fourth degree or higher are addressed as “Master”, such as “Master Fleming”. A black belt indicates rank by the number of gold stripes tipping in the belt.
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Class Times

Class time is especially respected. If you remain in the Dojang during a class, but are not participating, stay quietly in the back of the room. Do not interrupt a class. You can use the time to stretch or study the curriculum printed on the back of your attendance card.

Saturday

Sep 23rd

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

Sep 25th

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

Sep 26th

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

Sep 27th

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

Sep 28th

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

Friday

Sep 29th

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