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Promotion test videos December 2011

Congratulations to all those who tested! ┬áThank you to everyone who came out to support the students. ┬áRest up over the Christmas holiday and be ready to come back with a full mind, body, and spirit! Bradon Pullyblank demonstrated an excellent effort, concentrated focus, and solid technique. Sheadan Rifenbark made her board break look easy […]

Finn and Jennifer January 2011

Finn earned his first red stripe while Jennifer took the big step to red belt in January. Finn easily powers through a board with a back kick: Jennifer breaks 2 boards with a back kick, then 1 with a rear leg side kick: Finn and Jennifer demonstrate Joong Gun Jennifer demonstrates Toi-Gye:

Tyler and Terri blue belt testing

Congratulations to Tyler and Terri on earning their stripes. This was Tyler’s second stripe and Terri’s first. Joong Gun is one of the most important patterns to learn and also one of the most confusing to learn. Unfortunately, the camera shot of Terri breaking her boards with a back kick was obscured. Below is Tyler […]

Tom and Chris Hill earn their 2nd Red stripe

Congratulations to Tom and Chris on earning their 2nd red stripe. At this point, they are approximately one year from earning their black belts. They have both trained very diligently and very sincerely and we are proud of their accomplishments. Below are videos of their board breaks and Toi-Gye

Cael McCabe earns his red belt

Cael McCabe earns his red belt. In this post are videos of Cael demonstrating Toi-Gye, board breaking, and sparring with Tom Hill. Cael performs the pattern Toi-Gye. Cael breaks two boards with a back kick, and two boards with a cross-behind side kick. Keep in mind the force that must be generated to break 1 […]

Priscilla McCabe Demonstrates Toi-Gye July Test 2009

Priscilla McCabe demonstrates the pattern Toi-Gye, a 37 movement pattern. Toi-Gye is the penname for scholar Yi Hwang, an authority in neo-Confucianism. The 37 movements represents the 37th parallel on which Yi Hwang was born.

Ken Graig and John Buck Blue Belt Test May 2009

Ken Graig and John Buck demonstrate the pattern, Toi-Gye. This is a 37 movement pattern and the pen name of scholar, Yi Hwang, who was an authority on Neo-Confucianism. The number 37 represents the 37 degrees latitude, which was the birthplace of Yi Hwang.

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