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Friday, April 15, 2016
By Kaitlin
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The Traditional Taekwondo Festival is Approaching Fast!

As many of you have probably already heard, we are hosting one of our annual tournaments in May. Never been to a tournament before? Are you wondering what they’re all about? This post will explain everything you need to know!

What are tournaments?

Tournaments are an opportunity for students from all of our locations to come together as a Taekwondo family. Students can compete in a variety of different events, depending on their age and belt level. It gives them the chance to gain valuable competition experience, practice and knowledge that you cannot gain from regular classes alone. It’s a fun day for everyone where students get to show their skills and earn medals!

Who can participate in tournaments?

Everyone is welcome to participate! We have events for all belt levels, including panther cubs. At some point in their Taekwondo journey, all students are expected to participate in tournaments as it is a requirement for certain belt level testing. Senior belts are encouraged to go as an example to lower belt students.

 


Traditional Taekwondo Festival Information

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Edmonton Garrison Military Fitness Centre

(You can pick up directions from the front desk of your gym.)

 

Black Belt Registration Starts at 8:00AM

Coloured Belts Registration Starts at 9:30AM

The Last Day to Sign Up For Tournament is Wednesday, May 11th

Pick up your form today! 


This tournament is our annual competition with Hong Park Taekwondo College. You won't want to miss it!

Remember to bring lawn chairs to sit on, as there is no seating inside the Fitness Centre.

There will be a concession selling Hot Dogs, Bulgogi (Traditional Korean Beef Dish), snacks and drinks. Be sure to check it out!

 

If you have any questions, please ask your instructor or the staff at your gym.

We hope to see you all there!