Young Tigers Taekwondo
Martial Arts for Children
(www.YoungTigers.com)
태권도 - 송무관 - 무공류 - 동양무도대학 - 무송도장

- Song Moo Kwan - Moogong-Ryu - Oriental Martial Arts College -
- Moosong Dojang
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Wilmette Park District Sport Program  (since 1998)
 

Moogong-ryu
Guardian of Peace

   
[YoungTigers member login] 
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   무송도장 武松 道場 Moosong Dojang - Young Tigers Program

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About Young Tigers Taekwondo

Young Tigers Class Information
Pictures from Past Events
How to tie a Taekwondo belt
Uniform Code
Daemahng Form - Video Clip (members)
About Belt Promotion Test (members)
Bulletin Board and Guest Book
Warm Fuzzies -  Collection of Stories
Moogong-Ryu Martial Arts, Its Vision and Mission
Links to OMAC and Other Web Sites
Member Login

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Young Tigers' Class

 

 

Announcements
current & past

Announcement

Class cancellation - Friday, July 15 classes

Class cancelled
Friday, July 15
Make up Class

5:20 pm
New Students Class

Friday, August 12, 5:20 pm
6:15 pm
Continuing Beginners
Friday, AUgust 12, 6:15 pm
7:05 pm
Intermediate/Advanced

Friday, August 12, 7:05 pm

OR

Any Wednesday 6:15 pm Class

 

Uniform Order - please send an email to MasterHoKim (@gmail.com) for a new uniform order.

Please use the following Adidas Uniform Size Chart to determine the size of a uniform.

Mastger Kim purchases Uniforms with Moogong (Guardian of Peace) logo from All American Martial Arts Supply Company (aamasupply.com).

 

 

2022 Summer Session (In-person classes) - (There will be no class on July 15. 2022)

Summer session:

Wednesday Class (Intermediate/Advanced, Orange belt and up): June 15, 2022 - August 3, 2022

Friday Classes (New Students, Continuing Beginners, & Intermediate/Advanced Classes): June 17, 2022 - August 5, 2022

Black Belt Class: June 17, 2022 - August 5, 2022

For Intermediate/Advanced Classes: ages 6 - 20

For Black Belt Class: Age 12 - 99

(If you have problem registering due to the age restriction, please contact Master Ho Kim.)

 

 

PAST

ADG7 (Korean Music Performance) group performance at Christian Heritage Academy, 315 Waukegan Rd Northfield on Thursday, June 9 at 7:30 PM.
Young Tigers, family memebers and friends can purchase tickets at group discounted rate - Please send an email to MasterHoKim (@gmail.com) for the discounted rate group tickets.

Belt Promotion Test

May 28, 2022
Make up: June 1 & June 3, 2022

 

 

 

2022 Spring Session (In-person classes)

Spring session:

Wednesday Class (Intermediate/Advanced, Orange belt and up): April 6, 2022 - June 1, 2022 (CRC Room 106)
Friday Classes (New Students, Continuing Beginners, & Intermediate/Advanced Classes): April 8, 2022 - June 3, 2022 (CRC 2nd Fl Studio A)
Adult Class - Tuesdays (Intermediate/Advanced): April 5, 2022 - May 31, 2022 (CRC Room 107)

Spring Break

No class - Spring Break: March 28th - April 1, 2022

2022 Winter Session - Change: going back to in-person classes in March.

3/2/2022 - 3/25/2022 (IN-PERSON CLASS)

New students class is will be offered for the 4 classes (March 4, 11, 18, and 25) in Winter session.
All other classes will be switched from ZOOM classes to IN-PERSON classes begining March 1, 2022.
Please wear a mask during the classes.
Adults are requied to be fully vaccinated to come in to the classes.

Friday Classes - 2nd Floor Sudio A
Wednesday Classes - 1st Floor Room 106

All classes will be offered as in-person classes for future sessions including the Spring session.

2022 Winter Session

1/12/2022 - 2/25/2022 (ZOOM CLASS) / 3/2/2022 - 3/26/2022 (IN-PERSON CLASS)

No classes on 1/5/22 & 1/7/22. Winter session begins Jan 12, 2022 (ZOOM).

New students class is not offered for the Winter session (Jan & Feb).
New students class will be offered in Spring as in-person classes.

Zoom session invitation and login info will be sent via email to registered students.

Belt Promotion Test

Wednesday March 16, 2022 7:30 PM
at CRC Room 106

Belt Promotion Test

Congratulations Alison! 1st dan black belt.

 

 

2021 Late Fall Session Schedule 10/18-12/17

No class on Friday, November 26, 2021 (Thanksgiving week)

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

August 24. 2021

2021 Early Fall session begins this week.

Updated class time schedule (bold faces):

Friday Class: 8/27 - 10/15/21
New students (first time to Young Tigers class) 5:20 pm - 6:05 pm
Continusing beginners (white belts who completed New students session and yellow belts) 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Intermediate and Advanced (Orange belt and up) 7:05 pm - 7:55 pm

Wednesday Class: 8/25 - 10/13/21
Intermediate and Advanced only (Oreange belt and up) 6:15 pm - 7:05 pm

Tuesday Class: 8/24 - 10/12/21
Adult - (Intermediate and Advanced only) 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
(The class registration ID number has been corrected - correct number: 127081 - 01)

 

- COVID-19 Precaution -
Please wear a mask during the classes.
Please sanitize your hands before and after classes. (hand sanitizer is provided at the class)
No free sparring during the current Early Fall session (no need to bring your free sparring gears including a chest protector).
Please bring your kicking paddle (if you have) to the class.

 

What's new?
 

Belt Test
Jul 31, 2021

Parents' comments from belt test forms:

"He has exhibited better focus and determination and coordination.
He is showing more self resilience, respect toward others and obedience for time."

" He has benefited by developing a stronger & confident mindset.
He strives for excellence & consistency, as taught through this TKD class."

 

Belt Test
Aug 4, 2021

Senior ranking student's comments from a belt test form:

"I experienced all of these items (speed, general health & fitness, self defense skills, weight control) the more I exersized in martial arts and this improved other aspects of my life as well, such as school sports..."

"I found the higher of rank you are, the more you gain these attributes (confidence, patience, concentration, attention, self control, respect, stress relief) as you are using them in every class."

 

 

July 16, 2021 Young Tigers Class:
New Students class, Beginners Class, Intemediate/Advanced Class
(Assistant Instructor: Palm, 1st dan)

Best Wished with Palm's new college life at Northwestern!

Young Tigers New Students Class  Young Tigers Beginner Class

 

Young Tigers Intermediate/Advanced Class

 

 

 

Belt Test
Dec 7, 2019

 

Black Belt Luncheon
August 4 2019

Best wishes to Young Tigers balck belts heading for colleges this fall (2019) -

Reena (1st dan), Aleema (1st dan), Sakina (1st dan, OMAC Naperville)

Young Tigers Black Belt Lunch

 

Black Belt Test December 1, 2018

Congratulations !New 1st Dan Black Belts

Palm Alisha
"Taekwondo and My Life" Essay (pdf) "Taekwondo and My Life" Essay (pdf)
Breaking (video) Breaking (video)
 
                           


Black belt essays published on Korea Times Chicago Newspaper

 

Black Belt Luncheon
August 18, 2018

Best wishes to Young Tigers balck belts heading for colleges this fall (2018) -

Elainia Gupta (1st dan), Peach Dhiantravan (1st dan), Hannah Sim (1st dan), Loreanzo Miller (1st dan)

 

 

 

Belt Promotion Test
June 6, 2018

 

 

Class with assistant instructor Elainia (1st dan)
Wednesday Class, May 2, 2018

 

 

December 2nd, 2017 belt promotion test:

Congratulations! Peach, Pine, Hannah and Mira.

 

 

 

December 3rd, 2016 belt promotion test:

 

Video recording and editing by Alexa's dad. - Thank you.
Video posted here with the pemission from all the black belt testees.

 


Read all seven black belt essays as published on the Korea Times of Chicago Newspaper
( Education Section - PDF files )

Mia

Mia

Aleema

Aleema

Korea Times Chicago

 

Congratulations!
Those who promoted to the new ranks at the Belt Promotion Test

Saturday, December 3, 2106  1 pm - 4:30 pm
at Room 129 
Joon P Choi

 

Belt test was presided by Supreme Grandmaster Joon P. Choi,
president & founder, Oriental Martial Arts College, Inc.
founder, Moogongryu Martial Arts System

 

 

Congratulations to the following seven students who became new 1st dan black belt at the December 3rd black belt test.


Young Tigers

Sarah, Elainia, Hellen, Mia, Aleema, Reena and Lorenzo

Click here to access to the general information on belt promotion test and download a blank test form.
("youngtiger" login is required. For questions, please send an email to
"M a s t e r H o K i m @ g m a i l . c o m" ).

Seven 1st gup students training for the black belt test on December 3rd.


                     September 28, 2016 - Wed 7 pm Advanced class training

 


                 Black belt test requirement - all day meditation. Completed on November 3, 2016 at CRC

 

Congratulations!

New 2nd dan and 1st dan black belts at the December 5, 2015 Black belt test:

Erica Diaz - promoted to 2nd Dan Black Belt

Addi Laros - promoted to 1st Dan Black Belt

 

Happy Birthday SG Master Joon P. Choi !
He is 70 years old.

Here is our birthday wish video clip (recorded on November 13, 2015)
Thank you to all Young Tigers and instructor Erica, assistants Peach, Pine and Palm.

 

Photos from the 2015 OMAC Moogong Summer Camp

July 16-19,2015 at Kenyon College Gym

 

Belt Promotion Test May 15, 2015

 

Belt Promotion Test March 20, 2015  8 pm at CRC

Congratulations everyone! 

Young Tigers
Photo by Mrs. Ballenger
Belt Test Commander: Mia, 2nd gup

 

Photos from the July 17 - 20, 2014 Moogong Summer Camp

Addi and Isabel participated

July 17 - July 20, 2014
31st Annual Moogong Summer Camp
Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

 

June 10, 2014 - Supreme Grand Master Byung Jick Ro - founder of Song Moo Kwan


Byung Jick Ro (b 7/3/1919) - Founder of Song Moo Kwan

Song Moo Kwan, originally named "Song Do Kwan", is the oldest of the five original kwans (martial art schools) of taekwondo in Korea. Its founder, Byung Jick Ro (or Roh), is the highest ranking taekwondo practitioners in the world.

Supreme Grand Master Byung Jick Ro and Master Ho Kim.
June 10, 2014. Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Photo from April 16, 2014

 

Photo from the March 19, 2014 Belt Test


Photo by Mr. Miller

August 2013

Best wishes to Young Tigers heading for colleges this fall (2013) -

    • Anna Murphy (1st dan black belt)
    • Miranda Wei (1st dan black belt)
    • Eva Koronios (1st dan black belt)

    Young Tigers Black Belts
    Young Tigers black belts, Aug 2013

June 2013

New Black Belts - Congratulations!

New 1st dan Black Belts:

Nicole
Nicole R
1st Dan

Isabella
Isabella M
1st Dan

June 8. 2013

Master class by Sr. Grandmaster Joon P Choi

Meditaion

 

Black Belt test

Nichole

 

 
3/20/13

March 20, 2013 belt test

Young Tigers Taekwondo, March 20, 2013
Young TIgers - March 20, 2013, CRC - Photo by Mr. Jobs

Congratulations !

 

12/8/12

December 8, 2012 Belt Promotion Test - main test with Sr. Grandmaster Joon P. Choi

Young Tigers Taekwondo
photo by Mrs. Campbell

Congratulations !

 

11/7/12

November 7, 2012 Belt Promotion Test (make up)

Congratulations !

9/29/12

FYI -

From CNN.com September 29

"...When asked whether she had a message for other kids who deal with bullying, the teen said it's important to "not let them bring you down."

"Stand up for what you believe in and go with your heart and go with your gut. That's what I did, and look at me now. I'm just as happy as can be!"... 

read the entire article at cnn.com

 

8/10/12

James (1st dan black belt), Pear (2nd gup) and Chloe (2nd gup) are heading for colleges this fall.


Eva, Chloe (Purdue), Pear (Northwestern), Maria (Indiana U), Erica, James (U of C), Pearson
OMAC Moosong Dojang black belt club luncheon to see off college-bounds Young Tigers.

Best wishes with your new college life!
~ young tigers

more photos

7/27/12

Photos from the Young Tigers classes on July 27, 2012.

Class taught by assistant instructors: James Paik (1st dan), Maria Diaz (1st dan), Miranda Wei (1st dan).  

 

7/25/12

Photos from the 2012 OMAC Moogong Summer Camp  (Kenyon College July 19 - 22)

Photo Album 1 | Album 2 | Album 3 | Album 4 | Album 5| Album Extra | Extra Photo 2


2012 Moogong Summer Camp at Kenyon College


Pearson (1st dan), Miranda (1st dan), James (1st dan) and Pear (2nd gup) from Moosong Dojang Young Tigers Taekwondo

 

 

6/1/12

2012 OMAC Moogong Summer Camp information

Date: July 19 (thurs) - July 22 (Sun)

At Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio

Directed by
Sr. Grand Master Joon P Choi,
Oriental Martial Arts College Head Quarters

View the camp brochure and application form:

 

For Young Tigers Class Students

No Taekwondo class at CRC on July 20th (Fri)
Make up class - August 10, (Fri) same time, same location

Trip Leader: Master Ho Kim
July 19 (Thurs) 7 am - meet in front of CRC
Drive together to Kenyon College, Gambier, IL
(Driving time: approx. 7 and 1/2 hours)
July 19th Lunch - on the road, Dinner at the Camp
July 22 (Sun) 5 pm - leave Kenyon College, Gambier
Arrive at CRC approximate: midnight, Sunday

Master Kim recommends this camp only for advanced / black belt Young Tigers even though the camp is open to all levels of students.

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5/14/12

Essay by Miranda Wei (1st dan black belt) written for her Dec 2011 Taekwondo black belt test was published in the Korean Quarterly newspaper Spring 2012 issue.

"Korean Quarterly is a non-profit publication that provides independent and alternative reporting on issues of identity, racism, politics and the arts and is a forum for the ideas and creativity of the whole Korean American community. For thirteen years, Korean Quarterly has been the publication of record for the Korean American and adopted Korean communities..."  ~ copy from - Korean Quarterly website

Miranda Wei, assistant instructorKorean Quarterly Cover

Miranda Wei's essay

Miranda wei's essay

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4/30/12

View Leisure GuideSpring Session Schedule - Leisure Guide page 80

New Students (Young White Belts may join this class) -
(sub class of 6;15 pm class - register through Friday 6:15 pm class)
Fridays 5:20 pm - 6:05 pm - Apr 6, 2012 - Jun 1, 2012  (9 weeks)

White belts and Yellow Belts
Fridays 6:15 pm - Apr 6, 2012 - Jun 1, 2012  (9 weeks)

Intermediate (Orange Belts and up)
Fridays 7:05 - 7:50 pm - Apr 6, 2012 - Jun 1, 2012  (9 weeks)
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm - Apr 4, 2012 - May 30, 2012  (9 weeks)

Advanced Special Class (Skunk belt and up)
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm  Apr 6, 2012 - Jun 1, 2012  (9 weeks)

Adult Taekwondo Class (all ranks)
Tuesdays 5:15pm - 6:pm  Apr 3, 2012 - May 29, 2012  (9 weeks)

Summer Session Schedule

New Students (Young White Belts may join this class) -
(sub class of 6;15 pm class - register through Friday 6:15 pm class)
Fridays 5:20 pm - 6:05 pm  Jun 15, 2012 - Aug 3, 2012  (8 weeks)

White belts and Yellow Belts
Fridays 6:15 pm - Jun 15, 2012 - Aug 3, 2012  (8 weeks)

Intermediate (Orange Belts and up)
Fridays 7:05 - 7:50 pm - Jun 15, 2012 - Aug 3, 2012  (8 weeks)
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm - Jun 13, 2012 - Aug 1, 2012  (8 weeks)

Advanced Special Class (Black belts and Instructors)
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm  Jun 13, 2012 - Aug 1, 2012  (8 weeks)

Adult Taekwondo Class (all ranks)
Tuesdays 5:15pm - 6:pm  Jun 12, 2012 - Jul 31, 2012  (8 weeks)

 

2012 Fall session 8/27/12 - 10/19/12

2012 Winter session 10/22/12 - 12/21/12
(Friday Class will start on Nov 2. No class on October 26, 2012))
(Oct 26 - CRC Big Halloween Event)

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4/19/12

Announcement

New Beginner class for new students. (starts 5:20 pm, April 20)
Fridays:  5:20 pm to 6:05 pm (same place as 6:15 pm classes)

Currently, new students are coming to Friday 6:15 pm classes taking classes with other white belts and yellow belts. New students have option to come either 6:15 pm class or 5:20 pm class. 5:20 pm class is mainly geared for new beginner students teaching the very basics of Taekwondo.

If you are interested in coming to 5:20 pm class rather than 6:15 pm class, please let me know by responding to this e-mail. You do not need to change the current registration with the front desk, just come to 5:20 pm class. I will find your name from the 6:15 pm class roster.

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4/9/12

Upcoming Young Tigers' Belt Promotion Tests: 

April 25 (Wednesday)  8:00 pm - 8:45 pm at CRC
(After Young Tigers' Wed 7 pm Adv/Black Belts class)

May 30 (Wednesday)  8:00 pm - 8:45 pm at CRC
(After Young Tigers' Wed 7 pm Adv/Black Belts class)

Only those students who have been recommended to take next belt test can take test.
Students do not have to take the belt test even if they have been recommended.
The belt promotion test is optional.
Recommendation is merely an instructor's judgment that a student is ready to move up to next belt and
giving a permission to take a belt test.

Click here for belt test information including test fee schedule and downloadable test application form.
("youngtiger" login is required.)

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3/20/12

Urgent NOTICE - Class Cancellations

All classes on March 21 (Wed) and March 23 (Fri).have been cancelled due to Master Kim's family emergency.

Students will receive credit for the cancelled classes from the Wilmette Park District..

Spring break: No classes during the week of March 26 due to Spring break. (no classes on March 28 & March 30).

Have a wonderful Spring break !

Spring session begins on:

April 3 - Tuesday Adult classes
April 4 - Wednesday 6:15 PM class and 7: PM classes
April 6 - Friday 6:15 pm and 7:05 pm classes.

 

Note - Students who have been promoted to new rank will receive new belt on April 4th (Wed class students) and April 6 (Friday class students). Sorry for the delay.

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3/5/12

Do you like to read Korean folk tales, a Korean short story or write a sijo (3 line poem) online?
You can read Korean folk tales or a short story online or learn how to write a sijo (Korean poetry form using three lines, it is like Haiku but a little bit longer, easy to learn - sijo uses format of about 44 - 46 syllables with three lines while haiku uses a format of 17 syllables with three phrases)
Index of Korean 7 folk tales you can read online 
Read a short story "Crane" online
How to write a sijo - instruction and samples

The above information are posted at Sejong Cultural Society's website as a part of the 2012 Sejong Writing Competition (for pre-college students - due March 31, 2012).  Instructor Lucy Park (Executive Director) and Master Ho Kim (Chairman of the Board) are involved with the organization since 2004. The Sejong Cultural Society is 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. 

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2/23/12

Glenview Lantern & Wilmette Beacon Newspapers:
Glenview Lantern and Wilmette Beacon Newspaper (Feb 22, 2012) feature Young Tigers' new black belts;
Miranda, Eva, Pearson and Erica

Read the article.: Glenview Lantern (Miranda & Eva essays) | Wilmette Beacon (Erica & Pearson essays)


Glenview Lantern

Wilmette Beacon
Wilmette Beacon

Courtesy of Glenview Lantern and Wilmette Beacon Newspaper.

2/15/12

Upcoming Young Tigers' Belt Promotion Tests: 

March 14 (Wednesday)  8:00 pm - 8:45 pm at CRC
(After Young Tigers' Wed 7 pm Adv/Black Belts class)

 

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1/20/12

Classics for Kids -

"Introduce your child to classical music the fun way with interactive performances
(ages 4 and up)"

The Lincoln Trio (long time friends of Master Ho Kim and Instructor Lucy Park) is
presenting a live performances for children and family on Jan 22 (Sunday) 3 pm at Mayne Stage.
Title: Ferdinand the Bull and Fried ns, featuring WFMT's Noel Morris, narrator.

Admission is FREE

Sunday, January 22, 2012
3:00 – 3:45 pm

Mayne Stage on Morse Avenue
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL 60626
773-381-4551

Detail information

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1/20/12

Upcoming Young Tigers' Belt Promotion Test: 

February 1 (Wednesday)  8:00 pm - 8:45 pm at CRC
(After Young Tigers' Wed 7 pm Adv/Black Belts class)

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1/20/12

2012 mid-winter Session Schedule : 

New Students (Young White Belts may join this class) -
(sub class of 6;15 pm class - register through Friday 6:15 pm class)
Fridays 5:20 pm - 6:05 pm 
Jan 20, 2012 - Mar. 23, 2012  (10 weeks)

White belts and Yellow Belts
Fridays 6:15 pm - Jan 20, 2012 - Mar. 23, 2012  (10 weeks)

Intermediate (Orange Belts and up)
Fridays 7:05 - 7:50 pm - Jan 20, 2012 - Mar. 23, 2012  (10 weeks)
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm - Jan 18, 2012 - Mar. 21, 2012  (10 weeks)

Advanced Special Class (Skunk belt and up)
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm  Jan 18, 2012 - Mar. 21, 2012  (10 weeks)

Adult Taekwondo Class (all ranks)
Tuesdays 5:15pm - 6:pm   Jan 17, 2012 - Mar 20. 2012 (10 weeks)

Wilmette Park District Leisure Guide (TKD - Page 54 - 55)

Download Wilmette Park District Leisure Guide - full brochure
 

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12/11/11

Class schedule reminder...

2011-2012 Winter class ends on Jan 10  (Tues), Jan 11 (Wed), Jan 13 (Fri).

2012 Mid Winter Sessions begin on Jan 17 (Tues Class), Jan 18 (Wed Classes) and Jan 20 (Fri Classes).

No Taekwondo classes on the following days.

Dec 20 (Tue), Dec 21 (Wed), Dec 23 (Fri),
Dec 27 (Tue), Dec 28 (wed), Dec 30 (Fri)

Happy Holidays !

Moogong - Guardian of Peace

             Guardian of Peace
Respect, Love, Empathy, Compassion, Confidence and Peace

Happy New Year Card from Senior Grandmaster J P Choi

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12/3/11

 

New OMAC Black Belts from the Moosong Dojang....
They began Taekwondo training as beginner Young Tigers eight years ago.
Congratulations to new black belts!


Pearson
(1st Dan)


Miranda
(1st Dan)


Eva
(1st Dan)


Erica
(1st Dan)


Miranda, Erica, Pearson, Eva, Sr. Grandmaster Choi, Grandmaster KIm, Instructor Park, James, Anna
Photo by Mr. Koronios

 

We had a great Master class on December 3, with Sr Grand Master Joon P. Choi.
Thank you everyone who came to the class.


Group picture after the Master Class.

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11/21//11

Belt Promotion Test - Main Test Schedule

Sr. Grandmaster Joon P ChoiDecember 3, 2011 (Saturday) 1 pm - 5 pm
presided by Senior Grandmaster Joon P Choi, founder of Moogongryu and OMAC.

December 3 - Schedule:

Class by Sr. Grandmaster Joon P Choi
1 pm – 1:50 pm: Open Class by Senior Grand Master Joon P. Choi,  - open to all young tigers

Promotion Test: - Room 107
2 pm – 3:00 pm Color Belt Test (test for yellow belt to skunk belt),
3:10 pm – 4:30 pm Black Belt Test & Photo session

 

For black belt test:
Fasting (3 days): Nov 10 (Thur) - Nov 12 (Sat) - completed
Meditation: Nov 12 (Sat) from 8 am to 6 pm at Room 107 - completed

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11/2//11

Holiday Class Schedule:

Young Tigers Taekwondo class follows Wilmette Park District class schedule.

No Classes: Nov. 24 - 27  & Dec 19, 2011. - Jan. 2, 2012

No Taekwondo classes on the following days:
Nov. 25 (Friday),
Dec 20 (Tue), Dec 21 (Wed), Dec 23 (Fri),
Dec 27 (Tue), Dec 28 (wed), Dec 30 (Fri)

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11/2//11

Special Make up Tests for recommended students

  • November 2 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:30 PM  at CRC Room 107
    (Instructor's recommendation/permission is required to take a belt promotion test)
  • October 19 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:50 PM  at CRC Room 107
    (Instructor's recommendation/permission is required to take a belt promotion test)

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10/25/11

Class schedule change for 2011-2012 winter session

We have added a new class for new students -
5:20 pm - 6:05 pm Fridays

Beginners Class for New students, White belts and Yellow belts - (Fri) 6 pm class:

Split into two classes ( both classes are held at room #207 on 2nd floor ):

  • 5:20 pm - 6:05 pm class - mainly for new students
  • 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm class - mainly for continuing White belt and Yellow belt students
  • You may switch the classes with permission from the instructor.
  • No need to change the registration at the front desk.

 

10/11/11

2011 - 2012 winter Session Schedule : 
No Classes: Nov. 24 - 27  & Dec 19, 2011. - Jan. 2, 2012

Beginners, White belts and Yellow Belts
Fridays 6:15 pm - Oct. 21, 2011 - Jan. 13, 2012  (10 weeks)

Intermediate (Orange Belts and up)
Fridays 7:05 - 7:50 pm - Oct. 21, 2011 - Jan. 13, 2012 (10 weeks)
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm - Oct. 19, 2011 - Jan. 11, 2012  (11 weeks)

Advanced Special Class (Skunk belt and up)
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm Oct. 19, 2011 - Jan. 11, 2012 (11 weeks)

Adult Taekwondo Class (all ranks)
Tuesdays 5:15pm - 6:pm Oct 18, 2011 - Jan.10. 2012 (11 weeks)

Wilmette Park District Leisure Guide (TKD - Page 54 - 55)

Clik here for a larger view

Download Wilmette Park District Leisure Guide - full brochure
 

10/7/11

Upcoming Belt Promotion tests

2011 Main Test: December 3 (Sat), 2011

Special Interim Tests for recommended students

  • October 19 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:50 PM  at CRC Room 107
    (Instructor's recommendation/permission is required to take a belt promotion test)

About a belt promotion test & download a test form

If you do not know user name and password, please send an e-mail to
"MasterHoKim@gmail.com"

 

9/16/11

Upcoming Special Belt Promotion tests

Special Interim Tests for recommended students

  • September 21 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:50 PM
    (Instructor's recommendation/permission is required to take a belt promotion test)
8/9/11

2011 Fall Session:

Beginners, White belts and Yellow Belts
Fridays 6:15 pm - 8/26/11-10/14/11

Intermediate (Orange Belts and up)
Fridays 7:05 - 7:50 pm - 8/26/11-10/14/11
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm - 8/24/11-10/12/11

Advanced Special Class (Skunk belt and up)
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm 8/24/11-10/12/11

Adult Taekwondo Class (all ranks)
Tuesdays 5:15pm - 6:pm 8/23/11-10/11/11
:

2011 Fall Class Schedule and registration information

 

7/27/11

Congratulations to those young tigers who showed their best at July 27th's belt promotion test.

Young Tigers Belt Test
(click the photo for a larger view)

Next interim belt test will be on September 21 (Wed)

2011 main test (including black belt test) will be on December 3 (Sat), 2011
(Test will be presided by Senior Grandmaster Joon P Choi, 9th Dan black belt, President, OMAC)

 

7/26/11

We are pleased to announce that a community service award has been presented to Anna Murphy (1st dan black belt) for her volunteer service as a taekwondo instructor for the 2011 "Expanding Lives"  program which supports the education of young women from West Africa who are the first in their families to continue past primary school.


Anna Murphy taught taekwondo during "Expanding Lives" program
at Loyola University, Chicago - July 26, 2011



Anna
              Community service award was presented to Anna Murphy

 

7/24/11

2011 Moogong Summer camp - Anna Murphy (1st dan) and Miranda Wei (1st gup) attended with grandmaster Ho Kim and 1st dam black belt Herah. (July 21 - 24, 2011 at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH)


     (Click the photo for a larger view)


Anna & Miranda  

 

7/16/11 A friend of mine sent me an e-mail with photos of a Hippo and a Tortoise. I have added the photos to the warm-fuzzy section to share with you. If you have warm-fuzzy stories or photos to share with other young tigers, please sent them to me. Thank you. ~ Master Ho Kim
7/15/11

Upcoming Belt Promotion tests

2011 Scheduled Main Belt Promotion Test: December 3 (Sat), 2011

Special Interim Tests for selected students

  • July 27 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:50 PM at CRC Room 119 (for low rank students)
  • September 21 (Wed)  8:05 pm - 8:50 PM (for Intermediate and high rank students including low rank students who can not take the test on July 27th)
    (Instructor's recommendation/permission is required to take a belt promotion test)

About a belt promotion test & download a test form

7/8/11

How to Tie a Taekwondo Belt

Please wear Taekwondo Uniform and belt with pride:
Click here to learn how to tie a belt properly.
Please note that even the lower rank students can use the advanced method which are used by most of the advanced students including all black belts.

How to Tie a Taekwondo Belt
Click the above picture to view a video clip - how to tie a belt

 

Tie Belt    Tie Belt
Step by step images of how to tie a Taekwondo belt -
Regular method and advanced method
(click the above images)

 

6/13/11

Summer session begins in the week of June 13th

Tuesday Class - June 14th - August 2

Wednesday Classes - June 15th - August 3 + August 12 (Friday)
(one week extended)
Additional Class - August 12 (Fri) 6:15 pm for Wed Intermediate class and 7:00 pm Wed Advanced
class

Friday Classes - June 17th - August 5

3/28/11

Have a wonderful Spring break!

Spring break.(March 28th week) - No classes

Spring session begins in the week of April 4th.
No classes during May 2 - 13th (2 weeks)
(Note: Beginner class includes new beginners, white belts and yellow belts)
Spring session ends in the week of May30th

Summer session begins in the week of June 13th
Summer session ends in the week of August 1

3/3/11

Belt Promotion Test
March 22 (Tuesday) 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM at CRC
To test a belt test:

  • Recommendation from an instructor to take belt test is required.
  • Turn in a completed test form by March 18 (Fri). -
    download a blank test form
    (youngtiger - log in required)
3/2/11 Young Tigers' assistant instructors and assistants
2/1/11

Class Cancelled due to the blizzard / heavy snow warning -

1.Tuesday Feb 1, 2011 5:15 pm Taekwondo for adults)
2. Wednesday Feb 2, 2011 6:15 pm Young Tigers Intermediate / Advanced Class

3. Wednesday Feb 2, 2011 7:00 pm Advanced Special class

See the copy of the notice from the Wilmette Park District website:


1/3/11

2011 Mid Winter Session Schedule:

  • Beginners (White and Yellow belts) Fridays 6:15 pm classes: 1/21/11 - 3/25/11 (#327036-01)
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Fridays 7:05 classes: 1/21/11 - 3/25/11 (#327036-02)
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Wednesdays 6:15 pm 1/19/11 - 3/23/11 (#327036-04)
  • Advanced Special Class (Dark Blue belt and up) Wednesdays 7:00 pm 1/19/11 - 3/23/11   (327036-03)
  • Adult Taekwondo class (All ranks) Tuesdays 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm  1/18/11 - 3/22/11 (#327085-01)


YT class picture from the the Mid-Winter 2011 Leisure Guide page 52

2011 Midwinter Leisure Guide - Young Tigers Program Page - Edited

12/18/10

Make up belt promotion test on Jan 11, 2011 ( 6:15 pm - 6:50 pm at CRC)

Those who were recommended to take belt test, but missed the Dec 4th belt test can take the make up test on Jan 11 (Tuesday), 2011 6:15 pm at CRC Room 207 after the Adult Taekwondo class.

12/4/10

Congratulations to those who passed belt promotion test on December 4th


Will Jeffers
- Promoted to 2nd Dan Black Belt
Congratulated by Sr. Grandmaster Joon P Choi.


After the belt test


11/19/10

Belt Promotion Test
  December 4, 2010 (Saturday) 1 pm - 5 pm
Sr. Grandmaster Joon P Choipresided by Senior Grandmaster Joon P Choi, founder of Moogongryu and OMAC.

December 4th - Schedule:

Class by Sr. Grandmaster Joon P Choi
1 pm – 1:50 pm: Open Class by Senior Grand Master Joon P. Choi,  (Room 206) - open to all young tigers

Promotion Test: - Room 107
2 pm – 3:30 pm Color Belt Test (test for yellow belt to skunk belt),
3:30 pm – 5 pm Black Belt Test & Photo session

 

For black belt test:
Fasting (3 days): Nov 17 - Nov 19
Meditation: Nov 19 from 8 am to 6 pm at Room 107

 

7/30/10

2010 Winter Session Schedule:

  • Beginners (White and Yellow belts) Fridays 6:15 pm classes: 10/29/10-1/14/11
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Fridays 7:05 classes: 10/29/10-1/14/11
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Wednesdays 6:15 pm 10/27/10-1/12/11
  • Advanced Special Class (Dark Blue belt and up) Wednesdays 7:00 pm 10/27/10-1/12/11
  • Adult Taekwondo class (All ranks) Tuesdays 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm  10/26/10-1/11/11

No classes during Nov 25-28 & Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2011.

  
Photos from the Winter 2010 - 11 Leisure Guide Page 54

class schedule information

7/30/10

2010 Fall Session Schedule:

  • Beginners (White and Yellow belts) Fridays 6:15 pm classes: 8/27-10/8/2010
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Fridays 7:05 classes: 8/27-10/8/2010
  • Intermediate/Advanced class (Orange belt and up) Wednesdays 7:00 pm 8/25 - 10/6/2010
  • Adult Taekwondo class (All ranks) Tuesdays 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm  8/24 - 10/5/2010

No classes during the 2 weeks from Oct 11 to Oct 22.

class schedule information

1/17/10 Photos from the December 2009 Master class and Belt Promotion test.
12/5/09

Congratulations to those who promoted to new belt ranks!

Good Job!

Thank you to all Young Tigers' parents.
Your unconditional support and love are the keys to your children's happy life.

New OMAC Black Belts from the Moosong Dojang....
Congratulations to new black belts!

Black Belt Recommended
1st Dan Black belts: James, Philip, Anna and Maria
Philip Anna Maria James

Watch the breaking - video clips (James, Philip, Maria and Anna)

If you have pictures to share with other young tigers, please send them to masterhokim@gmail.com.

Thank you.

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Beginning of YoungTigers Class 1998

 

 


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