Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
Date: Sunday 11 October 2009
Time: 3.00pm to 9.00pm
Place: Greatland Building
48, Lorong 21
(STF Temporary Training Centre)
Dress Code: ‘Dobok’
: Theory and practical tests will be conducted at the end of the
: Poomsae Coach Certificate (Level 1) for successful
participants with NCAP Level 1 or Taekwondo Coaching
Poomsae Coach Certificate (Level 1P) for successful
participants without the coaching qualification
Closing Date: 27 Sep, Sunday
The primary objectives of the Poomsae Coach Course are to qualify black belts as poomsae coaches and provided them the passport to become a full-fledged national poomsae referee.
Poomsae Referees will be important to clubs who plan participate in future National School Championships and National Poomsae Championships as all participating clubs will be required from next year to provide at least one poomsae referee to qualify for participation in poomsae competitions.
All clubs are advised to start planning early for their officiating needs.
Please pass your completed form and $50 to Brian Sir by 27 Sep'09.
The registration form is attached.
~Types of practice
~ How is each practice useful?
~When is a practice useful?
~Does Static Stretching Improve Performance?
~Where Does Static Stretching Come In?
Friday, September 18, 2009
Mock Grading Date: 3 Oct 2009(Sat)
Venue: Tampines St 11
Bus No: 8 18 28 518
The colour belts centralised grading will be held on the above date.
We will conduct warm-up & run-through of the pattern before the grading.Date: 4 Oct 2009(Sun)
The grading is estimated to end around 12.30pm.
Venue: Toa Payoh Indoor Sports Hall
Meet: Main entrance (where there is a ticketing counter).
Parking: Very limited (pls park at HDB Hub 50cents per entry)
Attire: Plain white T-shirt for the ladies
Attire: Club Jersey & TKD pants
~ on 2 Oct (Fri), 3 Oct (Sat) training (No need to wear full dobok on the last training before grading)
~ on the way to Sports Hall before changing into full tobok
~ on the way home after grading
(Wearing of Club Jersey is highly encouraged to ensure that students, especially young kids, will be easily identified if lost during transit, as there will be a lot of movement to shift from one location to another. And, to ensure that the uniform will be kept clean on the grading day.)
Green belters & above are reminded to bring their shin, forearm, & groin guards to the grading.
For brown belters, you will be sent for grading provided that you have mastered all 5 patterns by 2 Oct 2009.
Wef from Jan 07, all ladies are required to wear plain white T-shirt beneath the tobok. Failing which, STF may stop the ladies from taking part of the grading.
Poom/Black, you are highly encouraged to attend this grading as your assistance to ZEN TKD is required for the grading to go on smoothly. Special note to Poom/Black assistants, there are 3 students going for 1st Dan on 3 Oct and 9 students going for 1st Poom on 4 Oct, as such your assistance is required.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at 91833965.
Club President of ZEN TKD
Thursday, September 17, 2009
& Black Tshirt for Zen Assistant Coaches who helped out in the National Tournament 2009 (with customized name embroidery)
All with Compliments from Brian Sir
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
-AGM2009 and announcement of new committee formation-
Wenxin, Captain 2008-2009, delivered a touching speech where she touched on topics like the 20 over achivements & events (Camp, Clubcrawl, etc) held over the 12 months, the committee's devotion, her personal thanks and feelings about being the Captain throughout the year.
At the very end of her speech, she broke into tears, bringing the atmosphere to a sudden flush of sadness and 不舍.
Catherine, Vice-Captain 2008-2009, using hilarious slides, brought everyone through the culture of handing over the "baton", reminding the new committee the importance of their devotion, of upkeeping NYP TKD spirits.
Sandy, Treasurer 2008-2009, gave a clear presentation of the Receipts and Payments in a nutshell, reminding the new Treasurer to properly safeguard $ matters.
At the end of the presentation, the committee personally handed tokens of appreciation to Brian Sir, Chief Instructor and his assistant coaches, Girlene mdm, Polo Sir and Baoling mdm.
Little snacks passed around, with compliments from Girlene mdm
Brian sir also took this opportunity to thank the assistant coaches by presenting them Adidas Grand Master Black Belt dobok (with NYP logo, of course!)...
Congratulations to the following elect members being voted for the various positioins:
Joey - Captain
Leslie - Vice Captain
Fusen - Secretary
Janelle - Treasurer
Kee Chuan - Logistic
Daniel & Rayner - IT
Su Khieng - Event
Objectives- To provided opportunities for coaches to be better qualified and informed in poomsae.
- To help them to prepare for their upgrading.
- To equip them with the performance skills.
Contents- Introductory Taegeuk to Koryo Poomsae (Revision for all participants)
- Keumgang to Sipjin (Revision for Level 3 participants)
- Keumgang to Sipjin (Learning of the Poomsae for Level 2 participants)
- Jitae to Hansoo (Learning of the Poomsae for Level 3 participants)
Eligibility- Coaches with Level 1 or 2 qualifications
- Poom belts and Black belts who are interested in learning higher dan poomsae.
Dress Code- ‘Dobok’
Certification- Level 3 certification for Level 2 coaches
- Level 2 certification for Level 1 coaches
- Certificate of Participation for the rest
Closing Date- Thursday 24 September 2009
In order to give the best learning experience for all participants, the Course Chairman reserves the right to separate the sessions for Level 2 and Level 3 participants if the response is overwhelming. If that happens, the time slots will be 2.00pm to 5.00pm for Level 2 and 5.30pm to 8.30pm for Level 3.
Applicants will hear from the Singapore Taekwondo Federation if the timing is changed. Otherwise, it will be 2.00pm to 5.00pm for all.
Please submit Form & $30 to Brian Sir by 19 Sep'09
For more info: STF web
Sunday, September 13, 2009
· we shall remain humble, honest and helpful at all times,
· we shall respect our elders, parents, coaches, seniors and one another regardless of race, language, class or creed,
· we shall believe in ourselves and persist no matter how great the challenge to achieve our noble aspirations,
· we shall develop our characters, qualities and abilities to serve our community and our country and
· we shall abide by the rules and regulations of taekwondo and the laws of Singapore.”
Members of the National Training Squad, TEAMgOLD and Assisi Warriors had started the practice of taking the taekwondo pledge before each training session.
To read on
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Ivan Mok You Qiang, a hearing challenged taekwondo student from Zen TKD, boarded the plane bound for Chinese Taipei on 3 September 2009 to carry Singapore flag in the 21st Summer Deaflymopics Taipei 2009. He would be competing in the men’s under 58kg taekwondo event.
To read more: http://www.stf.sg/modules/news/article.php?storyid=543
Coach Brian giving Player Ivan some scoring tips
Player Ivan (in blue) delivered and scored a beautiful turning kick