About Sensei/YDN Caitlin

Sensei Yudanjanim Caitlin is a 2nd degree black belt, senior instructor, administrative assistant, and student of Tae Kwon Do, Karate, and Arnis at Northwest School of Martial Arts.

What’s Going on Week of 2/6-2/12 2017

Normal class this week, Mon, Fri, Sun. NO CLASS MONDAY 2/6/17, due to winter weather conditions.

No classes Monday 2/6/17 due to winter weather.

 

Important Dates:

  • No classes 2/8, 2/9, 2/11, 2/25
  • Sunday classes 2/12, 2/26*
  • *2/26 will be a special tournament prep class
  • Family Game Night 2/15
  • Sparring class 2/18
  • Pizza Night 2/24

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What’s Going On Week of 1/30-2/5 2017

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Family Game Night on Wednesday night, after regular classes.

Important Dates:

  • No classes 2/4, 2/8, 2/9, 2/11, 2/25
  • Sunday classes 2/5, 2/12, 2/26*
  • *2/26 will be a special tournament prep class
  • Family Game Night 2/15
  • Sparring class 2/18
  • Pizza Night 2/24

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What’s Going on Week of 1/16-1/21 2017

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Family Game Night on Wednesday night, after regular classes.

Working on Arnis.

Important Dates:

  • No classes 1/11, 1/12, 1/14
  • Sunday classes 1/15, 1/29
  • Family Game Night 1/18
  • Pizza Night 1/27

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What’s Going on Week of 12/19-12/26 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri. No classes Sat or Sun. Family Game Night is Wednesday, 12/21, at 6:15 pm. School’s out so this is a great week to participate in Game Night!

Working on Arnis.

Important Dates:

  • No classes 12/24, 12/25
  • No pizza night this month
  • Game Night 12/21
  • Sparring Class 12/31

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What’s Going On Week of 12/5-12/11 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. No class Thurs, Sat.

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Adults and kids work together during an Arnis seminar.

 

Important Dates:

  • No classes 12/8, 12/10, 12/14, 12/24, 12/25
  • Sunday classes 12/4, 12/11
  • No pizza night this month
  • Game Night 12/21
  • Sparring Class 12/31

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What’s Going On Week of 11/28-12/4 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat. NO CLASS WED, makeup classes will be held on Tuesday. Sunday class will also be held on 12/4.

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Important Dates:

  • No classes 12/8, 12/10, 12/14, 12/24, 12/25
  • Sunday classes 12/4, 12/11
  • No pizza night this month
  • Game Night 12/21
  • Sparring Class 12/31

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Black Belt Essay: What It Is and What It Takes by Tyler

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Tyler receiving his advanced brown belt in 2015.

Here is a black belt essay from Tyler! Tyler is an adult provisional black belt candidate for 1st degree in taekwondo. In this essay, he talks about how different martial arts training was from his childhood ideals. He also talks about the importance of persevering in the face of his own limitations, and looking for the deeper meaning in his martial arts training–love it!

Check out Tyler’s black belt essay after the jump to find out what he really thinks it’s all about!

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