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Xavier Taekwondo Championships

XavierTKDChampionships Xavier Taekwondo Club will be hosting their tournament in Antigonish, NS on October 11th. You can view the tournament package here Xavier Taekwondo Championships.

You can also register for it on TournamentTrackR here. Please sign the form that will be emailed to you and bring it inalong with payment and we will forward it to Master Reeves.

This is an excellent tournament and we will be sending a large group to it. Please let any of the instructors know if you have any questions.

Fall Schedule

We will be back on our Fall schedule starting September 8th. Classes for the remainder of this week (Wednesday and Thursday) will be Kids at 6:30 and Teens/Adults at 7:30.

The schedule will continue to have Basics classes for kids on Mondays and Wednesdays. The Basic Kids classes are for beginners as well as any higher belts wantingd to work on their basic techniques.

The Advanced Kids classes are for higher belts while the Teens and Adult classes will be for all belts on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights.

The comp class will be for any students wanting to get some extra sparring time to improve their skills.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Fall Hours – Starting Sept 8th
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:30 Basic Kids (ages 4-7)
7:15 Basic Kids (ages 8-12)

Monday
8:15 Teens and Adults

Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:30 Advanced Kids (ages 8-12)
7:30 Competition Class
8:15 Teens and Adults

Summer Break

This is a reminder that we will be on our traditional two week Summer break for the weeks of July 24th and August 4th.

We will be on our Summer Schedule for next week and the month of August.

See you next week.

Mike

Head Kick Seminar Tuesday

Tyler McNeill is in town and will be giving a head kick seminar this Tuesday. This will include drills to improve delivery of the kick, learning when to throw it and how not to get hit.

The seminar will run from 6:30 to 8:30 and will cost $20.

Please post if you have any questions.

MIves

Family Class starts tonight

Further to the new summer schedule, the first family class is tonight. Come on in and try it out … all ages welcome.

Master Ives

June 30th Classes

No classes tonight Monday June 30th. Enjoy Canada Day … see you on Wednesday.

Please check the Summer Schedule for class times in July and August.

Summer Open

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Summer Open another great success. We had a lot of competitors from other schools giving some great matches throughout the day.

Thank you to the officials who made it go so smoothly. We were fortunate to have national and international referees Karl Dery, Guy Labatt and Martin Desjardins travel all the way from Montreal along with Jason Davidson from New Brunswick and Heather MacDonald from Nova Scotia. Our own Mandy Li and Harvey Mitchell were key in organizing the day.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make the day run smoothly.

See you all next year,

Master Ives

Summer Schedule

There have been a few changes to the Summer Schedule. It is posted under the Classes and Fees page but I have posted it below for your convenience. Please note that we have made the first kids class on Monday a Family format so that parents can come in to try the class as well.

Please note that there will be no class this Monday (June 30th) as it is a holiday weekend.

Summer Hours 
(All classes are all belts)

Mondays – Basics
6:30 Kids 4-12 + Family
7:30 Teens and Adults

Wednesdays – Basics
6:30 Kids 4-12
7:30 Teens and Adults

Thursdays – Advanced
6:00 Kids 4-12
7:00 Competition (Sparring)
8:00 Teens and Adults

Summer Open Registration and

If you haven’t already registered for the Summer Open you can register online at http://www.tournamenttrackr.com.

BTW don’t forget about the rules refresher course tomorrow night with Ms. Li.

MIves

Competition Rules Refresher

With the Summer Open coming up on June 28th, Ms. Li is going to hold a competition rules refresher course on Tuesday night at 7:00 during the competition class.

This is very important for any one competing in sparring as well as those who may be judging or hoping to do some referee work. This is open to all students as well as any interested parents.

Please let us know if there are any questions.

MIves

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