We hope you are all having a lovely summer? As we rapidly approach the end of August, we thought it a good point to update you on a few things in preparation for September as we have lots happening! So grab a cuppa and have a read…
CLOSED Bank Holiday Weekend – just to remind everyone we will be closed for the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The last classes will be on Thursday 26th August and classes will re-open on Tuesday 31st
Spectators – We are now allowing parents back in the building in Bromborough, so if you’d like to come in and watch your son/daughter, please feel free to do so. The shop is also fully open so please do come in for teas and coffees etc.
Black Belt Class – from September please can all students wear full white dobok for the Black Belt class.
Kids Summer Activities – Masterclass Mash UP! As our masterclass sessions were so popular we are holding on final session on Wednesday 25th August at 9 a.m. This will be a mash up of the 3 sessions, including sparring, breaking and nunchucks and blazepods! The cost for the session is £30 including a FREE NUNCHUCK!! This is suitable for children aged 6 and up!
To book on use the app or register through this link. https://www.mystudio.academy/e/?=Wirraltkd/1105/281757//1629260213
Ninja Graduation – This will be held on Sunday 12th September at our Bromborough Academy.This is a chance for ninjas to graduate to the next belt by show casing their amazing ninja skills at our graduation day. The session will start from 9 am for Mini Ninjas and from 11 a.m. for Little Ninjas (there will be NO CLASSES on Sunday 12th September) Please speak to your instructor for further information.
To register for the graduation please do so via the app or this link. https://www.mystudio.academy/e/?=Wirraltkd/1105/277710//1629260213
Coloured Belt Grading – Our next Taekwondo coloured belt grading is on Saturday 25th September at Bromborough. For our new starters we will send out further information for you about the grading process. Please ensure you have your White OMA Dobok for grading and for blue belts and above we will now reintroduce full sparring, so please ensure you have sparring equipment ready to grade.
To register for grading please do so via the app or this link https://www.mystudio.academy/e/?=Wirraltkd/1105/277713//1629260213
GTI Competition Sunday 12th September – for those of you missing the comps, they are back! We have our first invitation to the GTI National Open at Cheltenham Leisure Centre (Leisure at Cheltenham), Tommy Taylor Lane, Cheltenham GL50 4RN. We’d love to get a team along to this event.
It’s open to all belts and ages and there will be both patterns and sparring events. If you’d like to enter the use this link and select Universal Taekwondo Academies as your club https://gti.wiredma.com/
You can find all the rules of the event here
Your OMA insurance fully covers you for this event
Wallasey Open Day – Saturday 11th September – We are holding an official open day for our new Academy on Saturday 11th September, and we’d love to have some of our students there to showcase the classes and the fabulous community spirit in the club.
The day is running between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and we will be holding 30 min time slots where we will have tasters of all the types of classes we run. If you can spare an hour or two across that day that would be amazing. The time slots we are looking for support over are:
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For your support you’ll get a FREE OPEN DAY T-SHIRT and a CUPCAKE
To register please complete the following information on this link
THANK YOU https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3VFQCQR
From September we will be introducing some additional classes to the timetable:
- Kickboxing class – from Monday 6th September 8-9 p.m. we will be introducing a kickboxing class. This is open to members and non-members and will be a great fitness class. Its open to all ages (6 up) and abilities
- Black belt class back in Wallasey on Wednesdays from 8th September 8-9 p.m.
- 6 Week Boxercise Programme – from October we will be holding a 6 week Boxercise programme at Wallasey on Saturdays between 11 – 12 p.m. more information to follow. This will be a pilot programme and if successful we may put additional programmes into the timetable. This will be for all ages and abilities and open to non-Taekwondo students also.
One final reminder about uniform, unless you are a new starter please can you ensure you are wearing UTA/OMA uniform (either dobok or t-shirt and training trousers/shorts) and jewellery should not be worn in class, fitness watches are allowed but only attached to your belt.
That’s all for now! If you have any questions, please do speak to one of the team.