January Kickin' Newsletter - 2018 - TM Martial Arts

January Kickin’ Newsletter – 2018



It Will Be Worth It!

Happy New Year! It’s a time for setting fresh goals. And, as we know, reaching a goal requires self-discipline to get you there. Along the way, you may hit obstacles. But if you refuse to give up, you will push through and reach your goal! In this newsletter, we will highlight some of our students who have reached the goal of earning their black belt. We hope it inspires you to continue working toward yours. It will be worth it!



Look Who Joined TM Martial Arts!

Caleb Theres & Alvin Harper

Look Who Committed to Black Belt Training!

Niamh Patterson & Michael Poole

Look Who Promoted This Month!

Little Ninjas, Super Ninjas, and Basic beginners

Little Ninjas, Super Ninjas, and Basic beginners





Basic Level & Level 1

Basic Level & Level 1

Level 2 & Level 3

Level 2 & Level 3

Black Belts

Black Belts


Let’s Hit It In 2018!

calendar clipartIt’s a new year! And we’ve got a Class Schedule to fit every family’s busy calendar. Make sure to start the year off with strong attendance! The more you attend, the more you will advance through the curriculum. Martial arts is both a mind AND body learning experience! Repetition is the key to fine-tuning your martial arts skills.

email clipartYou’ve Got Mail!

Parents! Please check your email this week for important student info regarding curriculum, belt testing requirements, and important deadlines. If you are NOT receiving our emails, please give us a call to update your contact info.

Put Your Nose In A Book!

3dbookcoverHey students! Want to learn what it takes to become a true hero? Want to know the secret to being unstoppable? This January and February, we invite you to join us in reading Way of the Warrior Kid, by Jocko Willink. This is a required reading assignment for all of our Leadership Club students (as part of your leadership training). But we strongly suggest ALL families join in reading this book with us. It is a very fun, inspiring and educational read.

Demonstration Team Tryouts!

demo team clipartHey Leadership Club students! Did you know, students on the TM Martial Arts Demonstration Team receive the highest level of physical training at TM Martial Arts? Now it is YOUR turn to join the action! We will have open tryouts Saturday, January 20 @1:15pm. Bring a good attitude and your black belt voice! We will coach you through the rest. Sign up sheet is at the reception desk.

Valentine’s Day Ninja Night Out!

vector-ninja-clipartCalling all ninjas! Come join us on February 10th from 5pm-9pm for a special Ninja Night Out! We will play team games, do a Valentine craft, eat pizza, watch a movie and more! Pick up a flyer at the reception desk for more info. And don’t forget to invite a friend!


WORD OF THE MONTH: “Character”



January 2 – Classes Resume

January 9, 16, 23 & 30 – Leadership Instructor Trainee special guest training sessions @7:30pm

January 20 – Demonstration Team Tryouts @1:15pm

February 3 – Happy 15th Birthday TM Martial Arts! All families and friends are welcome to join students on the mat today!

February 10 – Valentine’s Day Ninja Night Out @5pm-9pm

February 14 – “Intent to Promote” forms, payment, “Good Habits” sheets due; TKD Students and CHKD Students…make sure to schedule a testing appointment!

February 19-23 – Color belt testing for TKD and CHKD (by appointment only)

February 24 – Promotion Ceremony (No regular classes)

8:00am – CHKD (All levels)

9:30am – All Little Ninjas/Super Ninjas & Basic level (promoting to Jr. Yellow/Yellow/Hi Yellow belt)

11:00am – Basic level and Level 1 (promoting to Jr. Orange belt and above)

12:30pm – Level 2 & Level 3 (All)