Class Descriptions

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

Children – Monday through Friday 4:00 & 4:45, and Saturday 9:30 & 10:15 Classes are 45 minutes long and are most appropriate for children 11 and under. We also have 45 minute classes on Wednesday at 6:30 (Light Sparring), and Monday through Thursday from 7:25 – 8:10, and 1 hour classes on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 that children can take along side Adults/Teens 12 & above. Adult/Teen classes can be attended by upper belt children as noted below.

4:00 – 4:45 on M/T/W/TH/F,  4:45 – 5:30 on Mon/Fri, 9:30 – 10:15 on Sat
All Children – All Belts In these classes students learn how to focus their attention, execute basic and advanced techniques in the line drills and work both in groups and independently.  We use focus pads or kicking towers to practice techniques or work on Forms, One Steps and Combinations.  On Fridays 4:45 – 5:30, we focus on Forms.

4:45 – 5:30 Tues
Children – Green Stripe to Black Belt
These classes are for upper belts. First half will be line drills, second half can be Forms/Test Review or Technique practice.

4:45 – 5:30 Wed, 6:30 – 7:15 Wed, and 10:15 – 11:00 Sat
Light Sparring
These classes are for Yellow Stripes and above. Yellow Belts and above must spar during Promotion Tests so you should try to attend a few classes before testing. Please see me if you need to purchase sparring gear. Children learn how to defend themselves in a sparring situation. The goal is to gain self confidence through self defense in a safe and secure environment. Parents, we would appreciate your help putting sparring gear on your child until he/she can do this on his/her own.

4:45 – 5:30 Thur
Children – Black Belt Program members only
This program is for students who are committed to getting their Black Belt and have signed up for a longer program. The focus is on more detailed and in depth learning of techniques, and test preparation. It also includes Matwork and Board Breaking.

5:30 – 6:30 Mon, Wed and Thur
All Children and Adults/Teens
These classes are for All Belts.  The first half of class class is Line drills which are used to teach techniques for all belt levels. Second half can be Techniques practice or Forms, One Steps and Combinations

5:30 – 6:30 Tues – Children Red Stripes and above and Adults/Teens
This class focuses on Movement and Mobility. Classes can include joint mobility exercises, ground movement, footwork, punching drills and kicking techniques. We also incorporate core strengthening exercises as well as stretching techniques.  The basic goal is to increase body awareness and improve overall functionality.

5:30 – 6:30 Fri – Children Yellow Belts and above with PERMISSION
Yellow Belt and above Children and Adults/Teens
This class focuses on Forms, One Steps and Combinations.  This is a 1 hour class.  Yellow Belt Children must receive Permission to attend this class.  Green Stripes and Above may attend.

6:30  Mon – Techniques
Children Blue Belt and Above and Adults/Teens 12 & up
Blue Belt and above children may take these classes. Please note: The 6:30 class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  We focus on Kicking and Striking Techniques.

6:30  Tues – Forms
Children Green Stripe and Above and Adults/Teens 12 & up 

Green Stripe and above children may take these classes. Please note: The 6:30 class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  We focus on Forms, One Steps and Combinations in this class.  Students must be able to work independently.

6:30 – 7:30 Wed – Light Sparring
Children Yellow Stripe and above(<10 yrs old ends at 7:15) and Adults/Teens 
Yellow Stripes and above can attend this class, with instructor permission. Yellow Belts and above must attend as they spar during Promotion Tests, and are required to attend a minimum number of times in order to test based on their belt rank. Please see me if you need to purchase sparring gear. This class is intended to help you learn how to defend yourself against an opponent. The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking and kicking are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to improve your reaction time.

6:30 Thur – Black Belt Program members only
Children 12&up and Adults/Teens 
This program is for students who are committed to getting their Black Belt and have signed up for a longer program. The focus is on more detailed and in depth learning of techniques, test preparation, grappling and self defense. This program includes unlimited classes.

6:30 Fri – Full Range Sparring Drills
Children Red Belt & up and Adults/Teens 14&up
These classes are preparation for Full Range Sparring in Boston, a minimum number of attendances is required in order to qualify to try and take the Black Belt Test.  We recommend that students start attending these classes as soon as they have completed their 12 required Light Sparring Classes as a Red Belt.

7:25 – 8:10 Mon, Tues, Wed and Thur
All Children and Adults/Teens

These classes are convenient for working parents and/or adults who need a slightly later class. The first half of class class is Line drills which are used to teach techniques for all belt levels. Second half can be Techniques practice or Forms, One Steps and Combinations

9:30 – 10:15 Sat
All Children and Adults/Teens
The first half of class class is Line drills which are used to teach techniques for all belt levels. Second half can be Techniques practice or Forms, One Steps and Combinations

10:15 – 11:00 Sat – Light Sparring Yellow Stripe and Above
Children and Adults/Teens

Yellow Stripes and above can attend this class, with instructor permission. Yellow Belts and above must attend as they spar during Promotion Tests, and are required to attend a minimum number of times in order to test based on their belt rank. Please see me if you need to purchase sparring gear. This class is intended to help you learn how to defend yourself against an opponent. The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking and kicking are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to improve your reaction time.

11:00 Sat – ALL FORMS
Red Stripe & up – All Ages
This class is highly recommended for students who need to learn or review all of the Forms – Chunji through Choong Mu, as we will go through all of them. We will also review Black Belt Forms, while Colored Belts continue to practice their forms.

12:00 Sat – Advanced Sparring
Adults/Teens 12&up, (Children Red Belt & up with a partner) – Full Range Sparring/Stamina building
The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking, kicking and grappling techniques are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to defend yourself.  This class incorporates more stamina building techniques.  Red Belt Children 11 and under need to attend with a partner.

1:00 Sat – Black Belt Forms and Techniques
Black Belts Only – We will be reviewing Black Belt Forms Techniques, Demonstration Practice including Board Breaking techniques and unique Forms formations, and Test Review.   Demonstration Practice and Instructor Training can also held during this class.

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ADULT/TEEN CLASSES and CHILDREN 12 & Up and Advanced Belt Levels as noted

Adults/Teens and 12yrs &up – we allow children who are 12 years  & up to join adults in classes.  Yellow Belt, Green Stripe, Blue Belt or Red Belt and Above Kids – only advanced level children can take these classes where it is noted.

5:30  Mon, Wed and Thur – Techniques
Adults/Teens 12 & up – All Belts 
Please note: The 5:30 All Levels class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  1st half is Line Drills or Pad work.  2nd half is Kicking Techniques or Forms.

5:30 Tues – Mobility and Movement
Adults/Teens 12 & up – Yellow Belt and Above
This class focuses on techniques related to mobility and movement.  Classes can include joint mobility exercises, ground movement, footwork, punching drills and kicking techniques. We also incorporate core strengthening exercises as well as stretching techniques.  The basic goal is to increase body awareness and improve overall functionality.

5:30  Fri – FORMS
Adults/Teens 12 & up – Yellow Belt and Above
Yellow Belt children may take these classes – WITH PERMISSION. Green Stripes and above children ay take this class. Please note: The 5:30 All Levels class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  We focus on Forms, One Steps and Combinations in this class.  Students must be able to work independently.

6:30  Mon – Techniques
Adults/Teens 12 & up and Children Blue Belt and Above
Blue Belt and above children may take these classes. Please note: The 6:30 class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  We focus on Kicking and Striking Techniques.

6:30  Tues – Forms
Adults/Teens 12 & up – Children Green Stripe and Above 

Green Stripe and above children may take these classes. Please note: The 6:30 class is a 1 hour class. Children who attend must be able to focus for 1 hour or they will not be able to benefit from the class.  We focus on Forms, One Steps and Combinations in this class.  Students must be able to work independently.

6:30 Wed – Light Sparring
Adults/Teens and Children (<10 yrs old ends at 7:15)
Yellow Stripes and above can attend this class, with instructor permission. Yellow Belts and above must attend as they spar during Promotion Tests, and are required to attend a minimum number of times in order to test based on their belt rank. Please see me if you need to purchase sparring gear. This class is intended to help you learn how to defend yourself against an opponent. The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking and kicking are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to improve your reaction time.

6:30 Thur – BBP
Adult/Teens 12&up – Black Belt Program members only
This program is for students who are committed to getting their Black Belt and have signed up for a longer program. The focus is on more detailed and in depth learning of techniques, test preparation, grappling and self defense. This program includes unlimited classes.

6:30 Fri – Full Range Sparring Drills
Adults/Teens 14&up, Children Red Belt & up
These classes are preparation for Full Range Sparring in Boston, a minimum number of attendances is required in order to qualify to try and take the Black Belt Test.  We recommend that students start attending these classes as soon as they have completed their 12 required Light Sparring Classes as a Red Belt.

7:25 – 8:10 Mon, Tues, Wed and Thur
Adults/Teens and All Children 

These classes are convenient for working parents and/or adults who need a slightly later class. The first half of class class is Line drills which are used to teach techniques for all belt levels. Second half can be Techniques practice or Forms, One Steps and Combinations

9:30 – 10:15 Sat
Adults/Teens and All Children
The first half of class class is Line drills which are used to teach techniques for all belt levels. Second half can be Techniques practice or Forms, One Steps and Combinations

10:15 – 11:00 Sat – Light Sparring
Adults/Teens and Children
Yellow Stripes and above can attend this class, with instructor permission. Yellow Belts and above must attend as they spar during Promotion Tests, and are required to attend a minimum number of times in order to test based on their belt rank. Please see me if you need to purchase sparring gear. This class is intended to help you learn how to defend yourself against an opponent. The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking and kicking are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to improve your reaction time.

11:00 Sat – ALL FORMS
Red Stripe & up – All Ages
This class is highly recommended for students who need to learn or review all of the Forms – Chunji through Choong Mu, as we will go through all of them. We will also review Black Belt Forms, while Colored Belts continue to practice their forms.

12:00 Sat – Advanced Sparring
Adults/Teens 12&up, (Children Red Belt & up with a partner) – Full Range Sparring/Stamina building
The first half of the class consists of footwork, punching and kicking drills. The second half focuses on partner sparring. Punching, blocking, kicking and grappling techniques are taught and then practiced. Sparring classes are a great way to build stamina while learning how to defend yourself.  This class incorporates more stamina building techniques.  Red Belt Children 11 and under need to attend with a partner.

1:00 Sat – Black Belt Forms and Techniques
Black Belts Only – We will be reviewing Black Belt Forms Techniques, Demonstration Practice including Board Breaking techniques and unique Forms formations, and Test Review.   Demonstration Practice and Instructor Training can also held during this class.