Thursday, January 17, 2019

 January 2019 eNewsletter

Graduation is this Friday January 18, 2019

All students and families are welcome to attend graduation after rank testing. We will be ordering ADIDAS Team Jackets for all students who are looking to have a jacket this winter so please place your orders at the Pro-Shop this Friday night. In addition we will be releasing our Summer Camp 2019 information where families who register for our summer camp will receive a discount when registering before Friday February 15, 2019. Lastly we are raffling off a set of kicking targets at the pro-shop. Perfect for at home practice. 


Chase What Matters!

The truth is, no matter where we are in life or what time of year it is, we will always have a list of "do betters", "goals" or as we call them this time of year "resolutions". What are some of the things that make up your typical list? Think about the goals you put on your list and then ask yourself, 'How much of this can I realistically get accomplished in an approprate amout of time'?

We should all do ourselves a favor and relish the New Year and commit to setting reachable goals that we all will actually follow through withSome of the most popular New Years Goals / Resolutions are getting in shape and trying to quit a bad habbit. If we Chase What Matters we will take ownership of our goals and resolutions while making a true effort to reach them in 2019. Taking ownership will allow you to put in place the steps needed to reach your goals.

When creating your goal list this year, make sure the elements of your list have to do with the roll you will take and are things you are actually able to accomplish and apply. This is not the list of things that your parents or your boss would have you do BUT rather the things YOU want to acheive.  So make it your list not anyone elses.

On a personal note

This year I have a few goals / resolutions that I've "pushed off" every year. I've said, "I'll do that later, there's plenty of time". Not so this year! I'm holding myself accountable and taking ownership. So therefore I'll be painting the spindles of the staircase that I started SIX years ago this spring and checking that off my list. Remember that a goal doesn't need to be earth shattering, it just needs to be yours.  



Color Belt Rank Testing

All students who are rank testing need to download their test applications, intent to promote forms and return them to the Taekwondo School by Monday January 14, 2019. Please remember there are no classes during rank testing days but this test cycle we have included an adult class for everyone on Wednesday January 16, 2019. 

Acrobat PDF FileTesting Application 2019

Testing Times & Dates

  • Tuesday January 15, 2019
    • Children Orange-H. Blue 5:30-6:15pm
    • Children Purple-Red 6:30-7:15pm
  • Wednesday January 16, 2019
    • Children Grasshoppers & White & Yellow belts 5:30-6:15pm
    • Adult Mixed Class 6:30-7:15pm
  • Thursday January 17, 2019
    • All Adults & Children H. Red - H.Brown 5:45pm - ?
  • Graduation Friday January 18, 2019
    • Children White-Blue 5:30-6:15pm
    • Children H. Blue - Up including all adults 6:30pm

ADIDAS Team Jacket Order


All families who would like to order an ADIDAS Team Jacket need to place their order's at the Pro-Shop by Friday January 18, 2019. Thank you.

NERF Battle & Pizza Party Friday February 1, 2019


"Throwback Thursday" NERF Pizza Party

All students, family and friends are welcome to join us on Friday February 1, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm for a night of NERF Battles and Pizza. $30 per student or $40 for two family members. All students & participants will need their own NERF gear. Don't miss this exciting event!

Attention Demonstration Team Members

As we jump into the New Year we will be pushing our team. Our goal is to perform at the highest level possible. Practice will be starting in February. Please look for details in the weekly announcements.



Transported Field Trips to the areas best activities!

Summer Camp 2019!

This past summer we hosted one of the best summer camps in the Capital Region according to the feedback we had from our students and parents! This year we will be hosting our summer camps when the Town of Clifton Park & Halfmoon camps are not in session July 26 -28, 2019 and August 19-23, 2019.

Each summer camp will include Taekwondo, transported field trips  

As always early registration is required and we must have twenty-five (25)participants to hose each Summer Camp. All families who are interested on our Summer Camp need to complete a registration form and return them to the Taekwondo School.

Acrobat PDF FileSummer Camp Registration 


Attention All Parents

We are looking for a few new parents to join our noon classes and evening beginner classes. Skip the gym and come kick with us this New Year. $99 for two months (new parents only)

School Information
Class Schedule
(PDF Download)
Student Handbook
(PDF Download)
Student Test Form
(PDF Download)
Reading Club
The Adirondack Martial Arts Center's Superstars Reading Club is designed to promote and improve students reading skills thoughout the year.
Reading Club Form
(PDF Download)

There's A Party Goin' On!

Are you & your family looking for your child's next great birthday party? Then look no further. We offer fun party packages for families in the Clifton Park area.

Call (518) 373.0442 to schedule your party today!

Adirondack Martial Arts Center
1683 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065
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