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2015 Archive

These notices appeared on our web site during the year and were moved off as they became obsolete. They are in reverse order — most recent to oldest — except for the calendar of events, which is at the end. Links were good at the time we posted them, but they often go bad after a while — we don't guarantee them.


Holiday Schedule

We will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25, for Christmas.
We will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 31 and January 1, for New Year's. Please feel free to make up a missed class on Saturday, 12/26 or 1/2.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through brown belt
11:00 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: high brown, bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

Master Anderson

Master Anderson is Kukkiwon Certified 4th Degree Black Belt who trained with Master Soon Ho Kim. He leads classes in Blacksburg while attending classes at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Thanksgiving Schedule

We will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, for Thanksgiving.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through brown belt
11:00 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: high brown, bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

See the WTF Taekwondo Demonstration team on 9/19/15

The World Taekwondo Federation's demonstration team will be performing at the Korus Festival on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Tyson's corner. The show is expected to start around 4:45pm and last about 30-40 minutes. This is a rare opportunity to see one of the best demo teams in the world for free and right near home! Check the Korus Festival website and the Korus Festival Facebook page for more details.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through brown belt
11:00 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: high brown, bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

Independence Day Holiday Schedule

We will be closed Saturday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day. Classes resume Monday, July 6.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through high brown belt
11:30 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

McLean Day

We will not be participating in McLean Day this year. Classes will run as usual.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through high brown belt
11:00 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

Snow Closing 3/5/15

SH Kim Taekwondo is closed today, Thursday, 3/5/15, due to snow. Please stay safe.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, February 7, 2015. Please get your completed application, check, and (children only) copy of your latest report card to one of the Masters BEFORE the test day. There are no classes on test days. Bring sparring gear.

Please arrive about 10 minutes before the start of your test:

    Current Belt Level
10:00 am   Children: white belt through high brown belt
11:00 am   Belt ceremony *
    Children: bo black & black belts
All teens and adults

* If you recently tested for Bo Black belt or a Black belt, you must attend at this time to receive your belt. If you have any questions, please speak to Master Kim.

Family class members: You may test with your children at the adult test or you can test separately. The adult test lasts longer; young children might find it tiring.

Payment: Please make checks payable to "SH Kim Taekwondo." Write the name of the student(s) testing in the memo area. You may pay for the whole family with one check. We cannot process credit card payments on the day of the test. Cash is accepted (exact change is appreciated) but we prefer a check. Cost is $55 for white through low blue belt; $75 for high blue through high brown belt. Black belts please talk to Master Kim at (703) 442-3232.

If you need to make special arrangements regarding the belt test, please check with Master SH Kim before the test day.

Staff

Instructor Anderson is Kukkiwon Certified 3rd Degree Black Belt who trained with Master Soon Ho Kim. He leads classes in Blacksburg while attending classes at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

 


Calendar of Events

January

Thursday, January 1, 2015: Closed New Year's Day.

Monday, January 19, 2015: Open on MLK day.

February

Saturday, February 7, 2015: Belt test.

Monday, February 16, 2015: Open on President's day.

March

March 30 - April 3, 2015: Open during spring break.

April

Saturday, April 11, 2015: Belt test.

May

Sunday, May 10, 2015: Mother's Day

Saturday, May 16, 2015: Open on McLean Day.

Monday, May 25, 2015: Closed for Memorial Day.

June

Saturday, June 6, 2015: Belt test (tentative).

Sunday, June 21, 2015: Father's Day.

July

Saturday, July 4, 2015: Closed for Independence Day.

August

Saturday, August 1, 2015: Belt test (tentative).

Saturday, August 8, 2015: Belt test.

September

Monday, September 7, 2015: Closed for Labor Day.

Saturday, September 19, 2015: WTF TKD demo at the Plaza at Tysons Corner Center.

October

Saturday, October 3, 2015: Belt test.

Monday, October 12, 2015: Open on Columbus Day.

November

Wednesday, November 11, 2015: Open on Veteran's Day.

Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27: Closed for Thanksgiving.

December

Saturday, December 5, 2015: Belt test.

Thursday, December 24, 2015: Closed for Christmas Eve.

Friday, December 25, 2015: Closed for Christmas.

Thursday, December 31, 2015: Closed for New Year's Eve.