Archive for September, 2010

Black Belt Test: November 6th – Jackson, MI

September 30th, 2010

Black belt testing will be held at Tae Park Taekwondo central studios.
A ceremony will also be held at that time to celebrate new Masters.

Test Information

Date: Saturday, November 6th
Time: 1:00pm
     Jackson YMCA
     127 W. Wesley Street
     Jackson, Michigan 49201

Hotel Information

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center
2000 Holiday Inn Drive
Jackson, Michigan 49202

Group name: Tae Park Taekwondo
Group rate: $71.00 + taxes
Restaurant/lounge, indoor pool, Hot tub, pool tables, ping pong
Phone: 517-783-2681
Make reservation by October 15, 2010

Black belt testing director: Sr. Master William Golombisky

Tae Park TKD Team Invited to 2010 Australian Open!

September 26th, 2010

Held from October 21st to 24th, 2010 in Australia’s capital city, Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport, which is the home of Australia’s Olympic Champions. This is Australia’s undisputed premier Taekwondo event with in excess of 2,200 entries in 2009.

Sports Scholarship Awarded to Mr. Dan Duba by World Class TKD

September 24th, 2010

Mr. Dan Duba, 2nd Dan, was awarded a Sports Scholarship from World Class TKD, Inc for $1000 towards his trip to the Australia Open TKD Tournament. He was also awarded another Sports Scholarship of $1000 from his employer, Gordon Food Service, where he is a Manager in the Training Department.

Mr Duba is a member of the Tae Park Tournament Team. He is also one of the original members. There are two other Team members slated to go, Mr lemon Williams and Ms Jenny Klingbeil. We wish them all the best of luck. High Block!

Promotion Test – Saturday, 9/11 – Westwood Middle School

September 10th, 2010

Promotion Test Date: Saturday, September 11th
~ 9:00am – Black Belts arrive & setup
 ~ 9:15am – Color Belts arrive & check-in
 ~ 9:30am – Test begins

Westwood Middle School
1525 Mount Mercy Drive Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-4989

~ Color Belt test forms to JGM Good by September 4th.  None will be accepted after that.
~ Black Belt test forms to JGM Good by September 1st.  None will be accepted after that.
~ Green belts and up need to break*.  Check the Resouces page for breaking requirements
          * Boards must be purchased through your instructor or Tae Park Products.

~ *** All testing for Black Belt MUST be at Korean TKD school on 8/25 ***

Masters Meeting – called by GM Tae Park

September 10th, 2010

Grand Master Tae Park has called for a Masters Meeting for 9.1.2010.  Mr Paul La Vigne has offered the use of his conference office, 

Location: DVS
4592 40th St  SE, Grand Rapids 49512

Time: 12:30 – 4:30

Bring your uniform is a good idea.