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Kids Class Cancellation 7/17/2018

July 17th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

The Tuesday Kids Class at the Goffstown Parks&Rec is Cancelled today due to the rain and the need of the Parks&Rec’s summer camp.

I am sorry for the inconvenience everyone. Please remember that the kids can do make up classes on Thursday. Also, any Brown belts and up can come to tonight’s 7:30 class as a make up.

I am still looking for another option for a “Rain Day” location.

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TaiJi Seminar

June 19th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

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Outdoor Testing & TaiJi Seminar!

May 31st, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

Outdoor Testing!
June 30th 10am to Finish.

Testing will be held at the Goffstown Parks & Rec as usual and starting at 10am for ALL students who are testing.  This testing, we will not be separating the children and adult students.  Also, all basics and self-defense will be tested during the week of the 30th.  Testing on Saturday will be Poomse, Creative Poomse, Sparring, and Breaking.

The test itself should only take a couple of hours, 10am – 12pm.  After testing will enjoy a short demo by our demo team followed by food and fun.  Students will be allowed to wear dobok pants and a Bulsajo t-shirt instead of the normal full dobok.  If you don’t have a Bulsajo t-shirt you can wear a Blank / Plain t-shirt in either gray, black, blue, red or yellow.  Regular shorts will not be allowed, summer doboks are fine though.

Students should have sports sunblock, a towel, and plenty of water.  Testing will, of course, be outside unless the weather does not allow it.  That being said we will need a “Set Up Team” this year. We will be placing all of our puzzle mats out for use during the testing no matter the weather.  This is a time consuming process for one person so a team of at least 5 people would be great! The “Set Up Team” would need to be there by 9am to set up mats and help with any other set up we may need.  Those interested should speak to Master Andy.

Potluck!  Be on the lookout for the sign up sheet!  A list will be posted on Facebook as well a physical copy at each class.  As always anyone who wants to participate in the water balloon fight should have something appropriate to wear.  Everyone who plays must also help with clean up.

Any help cleaning up after the event will be very appreciated!
Thank you!

TaiJi Chuan Seminar
July 15th, 4pm – 7pm

On July 15th at the Goffstown Parks & Rec. from 4pm to 7pm, Bulsajo TKD will be hosting a special guest.  Master Roger Whidden of Whidden’s School of Fitness will be coming up to teach a Tai-Ji Chuan seminar for us.  Those who took the seminar the last time enjoyed themselves and we believe everyone will again.

What is it?

Tàijíquán; ???, is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. The term taijirefers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it is also typically practiced for a variety of other personal reasons: competitive wrestling in the format of pushing hands (tui shou), demonstration competitions and achieving greater longevity. As a result, a multitude of training forms exist, both traditional and modern, which correspond to those aims with differing emphasis. Some training forms of tàijíquán are especially known for being practiced with relatively slow movements.

Today, tai chi has spread worldwide. Most modern styles of tai chi trace their development to at least one of the five traditional schools: ChenYangWu (Hao)Wu and Sun. All of the former, in turn, trace their historical origins to Chen Village.  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tai_chi)

We will be learning Yang Style.  Master Roger is a disciple of Grandmaster Yang, Jwing-Ming the founder of YMAA (Yang’s Martial Arts Association) and a highly respected master in Chinese martial arts.

Who can attend?  This is a great experience for anyone 12 and up!  No previous experience in martial arts is needed! 🙂

Pricing:  Sign up by June 3oth = $30.  Sign up by July 6th = $40.  Sign up the week of = $50.

Sign up and pay before July 1st and get an additional $10 off your total cost for event!

For further information please speak with Master Andy.

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Basic Takedowns and Throws Seminar

April 3rd, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

Let’s make use of our new mats! We will be holding a Basic Knok-bok (falling) seminar on April 14th from 10am-1pm at the Goffstown Parks&Rec. 10am-11am will be used for children students and 11:30am-1pm for adult students. What does falling mean for us? It means training ourselves to fall in such a way to cause as little to no damage as possible. Falling practice helps us for regular mundane falls as well as when an opponent throws us. Cost for the event is $10 per student.

On April 21st we will hold what is basically part two of the falling seminar: Basic Takedowns and Throws Seminar. The time slots will be the same as the above. However, in order to attend this event, you must have participated in the falling seminar. Students will put their falling practice to the test while learning how to do maneuvers like the leg hawk, reverse leg hawk, hip toss, “over hook” and “under hook”. Cost for this seminar is $20 per student.

I have a sign-up sheet for both of these seminars as well as a sign-up sheet for those interested a Taiji seminar and a field trip to the Knights Hall.

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Seminars

March 27th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /
Hey, out there Bulsajo students and families!
 
I am trying to get an idea of who would be interested in having Master Roger Whidden come back to do another seminar with us? Either another straight up TaiChiChuan seminar or a TaiChi Weapons seminar. The Jian (Chinese straight sword), Dao (Chinese broadsword) or Staff.
 
I know some of you have already let me know but please remind me so I can get an accurate number. These seminars would be open to our families as well and not just students.
 
Also, how many of you would like to train at the Knights Hall as a field trip some Sunday in the summer? I will have to set an age limit on this one as the training is pretty intense. 16 and up or with mine and your parent’s permission.
 
Please let me know. Email, text, message, or on the FB post.
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You Guessed It!

March 13th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

GOFFSTOWN PARKS&REC STUDENTS

Classes are canceled for today March 13th 2018, due to weather. Please stay safe and warm. 🙂

Kids remember to help with snow removal 🙂

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CLASSES ARE ON

March 8th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

Classes are a GO for the Parks&Rec today. 3/8/18.

As always please use you own judgement. Be safe, be warm. Otherwise you can do both of those in class! 🙂

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YMCA CLASSES CANCELLED

March 7th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

YMCA STUDENTS

Classes for today March 7th, 2018 are canceled due to impending storm.

Stay safe, stay warm.

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Family Movie Night

March 5th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

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YMCA Class Cancellation

February 7th, 2018 / / categories: Uncategorized /

No classes today (02/07/2018) at the YMCA due to the weather. YMCA students who are missing class today, please remember you can do makeup classes at both the YMCA and Goffstown Parks & Rec.

Be safe everyone!