Posts Tagged with "taekwondo"

Today is the Day…

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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No, not that day, silly. Today is the day–and in a few short hours actually–when we find out if Sammy passed his belt testing Saturday. This would be the last belt before black. Pretty cool for an 8-year old. We’re really proud of him, especially considering the amount he had to learn when we switched dojangs […]

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Sammy’s New Taekwondo Dojang

Saturday, May 8, 2010

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We are very happy with the new dojang we found for Sammy. But before I can tell why, I have to explain what went wrong with the previous one. Sammy initially began at the previous dojang 2.5 years ago. It was his–and our–first experience. It was basically just down the street, making it very convenient, […]

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And I Didn’t Know What To Think…

Sunday, November 22, 2009

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There was something from Sammy’s taekwondo belt testing yesterday that struck me, and I didn’t know what to think about it. And still don’t. No, nothing about the testing or Sammy’s performance. It was another student. The taekwondo uniform standard for flag patches on the uniform traditionally is the Korean flag below the left shoulder […]

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The Tournament in Pictures…

Sunday, November 8, 2009

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…and a few words. Hanging out and watching the adult events first: Was missing my baby Maddie, so borrowed a baby: Sammy and some of the other kids from the dojong stretching: Poomse (forms) up first: Then breaking. This is the before picture of his 6 boards. And this, of course, is his after: And […]

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