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2016 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

Friday's schedule (12/30/16):

  • 4:15 normal class
  • 5:00 normal class
  • 6:00 joint class for children advanced and all adults
  • 7:00 no class for today -- join us at 6 :00 class

Closed Saturday, 12/31/16, and Monday, 1/2/17.

Holiday Schedule

We will be closed for 4 days during the upcoming holidays:

  • Saturday, December 24, 2016: Closed for Christmas Eve
  • Monday, December 26, 2016: Closed.
  • Saturday, December 31, 2016: Closed for New Year's Eve.
  • Monday, January 2, 2017: Closed.

Severe Weather 12/17/16

Today we will open for the 12 noon class only due to freezing rain. The 10:30 and 11:15 classes are canceled.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, December 10, 2016. 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.

Thanksgiving Week

We will be closed Thursday through Saturday for Thanksgiving. Have a safe and wonderful holiday.

Closed for Columbus Day

Our school will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016, in honor of Columbus Day.

Hurricane notice

Your webmaster is on the east coast of Florida where Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit as a category 4 storm. Therefore, it's unlikely this website will be updated timely nor emails will be received. Please contact Master Kim by phone or email if you need timely information. His contact information is on the "Contact Us" page.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2016. 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
11:00 am   Children: white belt through brown belt
12 noon   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.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00a.m. 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.

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

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.

Closed Memorial Day Weekend

We will be closed Saturday through Monday, May 28-30, 2016, for the Memorial Day weekend.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016. 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.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, 2016. 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
11:30 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.

Snow

We are closed on Monday, 2/15/16, due to snow. Please stay home and keep safe.

Belt Test

The next belt test is scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016. 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
11:30 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.

Open After the Big Snow

SH Kim Tae Kwon Do is open today, Tuesday, 1/26/16. The parking lot and garage entrances are mostly cleared of snow. Please be careful.

Snow

We are closed on Monday, 1/25/16, due to snow. We will let you know tomorrow if we will open on Tuesday. Right now the parking lots and nearby roads are not passable. Stay home and stay safe.

Holiday Schedule

We will be closed on Friday, January 1, for New Year's. Please feel free to make up a missed class on Saturday, 1/2/16.

 


Calendar of Events

January

Friday, January 1, 2016: Closed for New Year's Day.

Monday, January 18, 2016: Open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016

Saturday, January 23, 2016: Closed due to snow.

Monday, January 25, 2016: Closed due to snow.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016: Re-opened; back to regular schedule.

February

Saturday, February 6, 2015: Belt test.

Monday, February 15, 2016: Open on President's day.

Monday, February 15, 2016: Closed due to snow.

March

March 21-25, 2016: Open during Spring Break.

April

Saturday, April 2, 2016: Belt test.

May

Sunday, May 8, 2016: Mother's Day.

Monday, May 30, 2016: Closed for Memorial Day.

Saturday – Monday, May 28-30, 2016: Closed for Memorial Day weekend.

June

Saturday, June 4 or June 11: Belt test (date tbd soon).

Saturday, June 4, 2016: Belt test.

Sunday, June 19, 2016: Father's Day.

July

Monday, July 4, 2016: Closed for Independence Day.

August

Saturday, August 6, 2016: Belt test (tentative).

Saturday, August 6, 2016: Belt test.

September

Monday, September 5, 2016: Closed for Labor Day.

October

Saturday, October 1, 2016: Belt test (tentative).

Saturday, October 8, 2016: Belt test.

Monday, October 10, 2016: Open for Columbus Day.

Monday, October 10, 2016: Closed for Columbus Day.

November

Friday, November 11, 2016: Open for Veteran's Day.

Thursday, November 24, 2016: Closed for Thanksgiving.

Thurs-Sat, November 24-26, 2016: Closed for Thanksgiving.

December

Saturday, December 3, 2016: Belt test (tentative).

Saturday, December 10, 2016: Belt test.

Saturday, December 24, 2016: Closed for Christmas eve.

Monday, December 26, 2016: Closed.

Saturday, December 31, 2016: Closed for New Year's Eve.