Friday November 24th

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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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What is the Curriculum at WOW Taekwondo?

At WOW Taekwondo™ our mission is to provide the well-rounded, complete benefits of the authentic Korean Martial art of Taekwondo. Each week, we focus on different aspects of training.

Basics and Poomse
Self-Defense
Breaking and Knowledge Training
Sparring and Fitness
Review
Each belt rank has a curriculum which is specific to that level of training. The curriculum is outlined in segments which correlate to the weekly lesson topics outlined above. A copy of the curriculum is included in this manual so that students can study and practice independently. However, regular class attendance is mandatory and self-teaching at or above your level is strongly discouraged.
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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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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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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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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.
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What is the dress code at WOW Taekwondo?

The standard uniform is the Taekwondo Dobok; a top and a pair of pants designed for comfort and durability during training. All students should have a full set of patches on their Dobok before advancing to the High White Belt level. The set of patches consists of the American Flag and the Korean Flag.

WOW T-shirts are allowed to be worn during Stretching – and Sparring/Fitness class. The full uniform should be worn in all other classes

A belt indicating rank is worn at the waist. Your instructor will go over the meaning and proper care of your uniform and belt.

Unless told otherwise, you should wear your Dobok to all school events.

During class, all jewelry except for wedding bands must be removed.
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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.
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What should I expect?

Our Summer Camp entertains students age 5 and up all summer long with indoor activities, crafts and fun. Students can wear their WOW t-shirts, taekwondo pants and belt to class.

Bring a healthy lunch and water. We provide the snack.

Hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Every Friday is game day!

Wednesday

Nov 23rd
2016

THANKSGIVING CAMP

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Daycare Opportunity At WOW Taekwondo

Friday

Dec 16th
2016

Test Prep

6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
General Testing Preparation

Saturday

Jan 14th

SATURDAY SEMINAR WITH COACH TADJOU ATTADDA

noon - 3 p.m.
Ivory Coast Olympic Coach

Sunday

Jan 15th

SUNDAY SEMINAR WITH COACH TADJOU ATTADDA

noon - 2 p.m.
Ivory Coast Olympic Coach

Sunday

Jan 29th

2017 US OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sun 1/29 - Fri 2/3
7 a.m. - midnight
USA TAEKWONDO

Saturday

Mar 4th

Georgia AAU Qualifier

This is a National and Junior Olympic Qualifying Event!

Saturday

May 20th

BLACK BELT TESTING

noon - 2 p.m.
Elite level testing

Tuesday

Jun 13th

ADULT ALL BELT ON TUESDAY

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

Saturday

Nov 18th

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

Nov 20th

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

Nov 21st

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

Nov 22nd

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

Nov 23rd

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

Nov 24th

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