Monday July 24th - Friday July 28th

One Time Only

In this week students will have a chance to earn Poomse stripes and refresh previous Poomseas. As will all our camps, there will be lots of fun and games!

Students will also get to make their own tie-die shirts along with other fun crafts.

If you are interested in this week, reserve your spot with the secured credit card form directly below. If you plan to reserve several weeks, we offer a 20% discount and will refund the balance back to your credit card.

Please contact Marelet Fleming with any questions.

Marelet Fleming

WOW Taekwondo

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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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Exam Registration

Students must submit a completed Examination Form at least two days before the exam date. When completing your application, make sure to include your belt size and current belt rank. All Examination Forms and testing fees should be handed in no later than the Thursday prior to testing.
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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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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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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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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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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 are the safety requirements

All students are required to wear safety gear during their training. Though safe, Taekwondo is a contact sport and your safety is our first concern. With proper safety gear you will be able to learn techniques more effectively and realistically, while limiting the potential of injury to yourself and others.

White Belt
Foot and hand gear are optional, but recommended.
High White Belt
Foot and hand gear are mandatory.
Yellow Belt & Up
Chest and headgear as well as groin cup and mouth guard are also mandatory.
Please ensure to keep all gear together in an equipment bag. Proper safety gear can be purchased at WOW Taekwondo™. Students should have their names clearly written on their gear.

Students must bring their safety gear to each class they attend. Additionally, safety gear is required at belt exams and tournaments.

Monday

Jun 12th

SELF-DEFENSE & MARVEL HEROES SUMMER CAMP

Mon 6/12 - Fri 6/16
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
From June 12th Until June 16th

Monday

Jun 26th

WEAPONS & LEGO SUMMER CAMP

Mon 6/26 - Fri 6/30
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Week Two From June 26th Until June 30th

Monday

Jul 17th

OLYMPICS AND TOURNAMENT SUMMER CAMP

Mon 7/17 - Fri 7/21
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Week Three From July 17th Until July 21st

Monday

Aug 7th

MINECRAFT AND SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP

Mon 8/7 - Fri 8/11
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Week Five From August 7th Until August 11th

Tuesday

Dec 12th

NERF WAR AND GAMES SUMMER CAMP

Tue 12/12 - Sat 12/16
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Week Six From August 14th Until August 18th

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