The Gift That Keeps On Giving
There are lots of reasons students enroll in martial arts training. Whether it’s a college student wanting to learn self-defense techniques or parents wanting their child to develop some self-confidence, students often have short term goals in mind. But what they learn along the way is that the benefits of martial arts training are lifelong. It’s the gift that keeps on giving!
Students learn how to stand tall with confidence, use their voice, set goals and then follow a step by step process to reach those goals. They experience physical breakthroughs and mental stretching. All these experiences will follow them into higher education, career, and family. Whenever they face a future challenge, they will know they have what it takes to overcome it. They will be able to draw on past successes to find confidence to reach for more. All of this is true of students both young and old.
Would you like to give the gift of martial arts to a friend or loved one? We’ve put together a special gift package for you to wrap and give this holiday season. Each package includes a gift certificate for 1 month unlimited classes, a designer paddle target, and a set of foam nunchucks! We invite you to call for more info (815) 254-6141
Look Who Joined TM Martial Arts!
Ariah Mancilla, Kelly Slucki, Amaan Khan, Hunter Porn, Max Ruiz, Pacey Thiem, Jaden Vernor, Brooklyn Vernor, Devesh Rampersaud, and Jackson Funk!
Look Who Committed to Black Belt Training!
Brooklyn Bieger, Jaxin Jones, Isaiah Chavez, Mariah Chavez, Michael Chevalier Jr, Ryan Nolan, and Henry Watkins!
HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING
TM Martial Arts Store Now Open!
Have you heard the news?! We have partnered with a local apparel company to create an online store! Now you can browse adult, child, proud parent apparel and much more! These items make GREAT holiday gifts for yourself and your loved ones. So, browse through the variety of selections and order your favorites today!
Holiday Ninja Night Out!
Hey Parents! Do you find yourself needing to do last minute holiday shopping? We’ve got you covered! Drop your kids off at our Ninja Holiday Party, where they will enjoy pizza, games, crafts, a movie, and more! They will have a blast while you enjoy 4 hours to yourselves! Call to reserve your child’s spot. (815) 254-6141
HERE’S WHAT WE ARE LEARNING
WORD OF THE MONTH: “Gratitude”
LEADERSHIP CLUB SKILL OF THE MONTH: Bo Staff
TAEKWONDO FOCUS OF THE MONTH: Power
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
December 9 – Holiday Ninja Night Out 5-9pm
December 13 – “Intent to Promote” forms, payment, “Good Habits” sheets due; TKD Students and CHKD Students…make sure to schedule a testing appointment!
December 14 – Demo Team Holiday Party! @7:30pm
December 18-22 – Color belt testing for TKD and CHKD (by appointment only)
December 23 – Promotion Ceremony (No regular classes)
8:00am – CHKD (All levels)
9:30am – All Little Ninjas/Super Ninjas & Basic level (promoting t Jr. Yellow/Yellow/Hi Yellow belt)
11:00am – Basic level and Level 1 (promoting to Orange belt and above)
12:30pm – Level 2 & Level 3 (All)
December 24-January 1 – NO CLASSES, Limited Office Hours. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!