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June Grading

Posted By admin on August 19, 2017 at 9:10 am
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Saturday Morning The gates opened to Shelley Public school on a chilly June morning to allow for the preparations for the Mid-year grading and 2nd grading for the Power with Purpose team. Saturdays

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The Importance of Sleep and ASMR

Posted By admin on July 5, 2017 at 10:49 am
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Who doesn’t enjoy a good sleep? If you were to ask my 6 month old nephew (if he could talk) he would affirm that sleep is pointless and the best option is to

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March Grading 2017

Posted By admin on April 8, 2017 at 11:15 am
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     Saturday Grading. A New Beginning Well, the first grading of 2017 is now done and dusted. It was well received by everyone who attended and went off without a hitch. There were

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Counting and Korean Translations in Taekwondo

Posted By admin on April 8, 2017 at 11:14 am
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In Taekwondo we use many different Korean phrases, commands and names in our training. This blog contains English translations to help you understand what is occuring during classes and gives you a chance to practise the commands properly yourself.

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Taekwondo for Kids

Posted By admin on April 8, 2017 at 11:13 am
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Sports are always associated as a positive influence for kids. From a young age, kids are accustomed to sport participation from primary school through to high school. All manner of sports are played,

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New Classes in 2017

Posted By admin on April 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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Maybe you’re not aware of all the classes we run in a week and the additional classes that we have started. We must admit that it constantly surprises us as well.   To

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Power with Purpose Uniforms, Jackets & Morgan Products.

Posted By admin on April 8, 2017 at 11:11 am
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Power with Purpose Uniforms I am proud to announce that we have finally secured our own range of Power with Purpose uniforms, just in case you haven’t already noticed. We spent a lot

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2016 Christmas Party and End of Year Presentation

Posted By admin on January 24, 2017 at 8:14 am
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  Presentation Day 2016 This is the second year we hosted our end of year Christmas party and presentation ceremony at our Blacktown centre, Shelley public school. Everyone arrived around 10.30am on a

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Taekwon Don’t Eat That!

Posted By admin on January 22, 2017 at 8:45 am
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The end of any year, along with  newyear celibrations, is always a marvellous time. There is an urgent sense of hustle and bustle as people, businesses and clubs scramble to finish off the

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End of Year Grading 2016

Posted By admin on January 22, 2017 at 7:03 am
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What a massive day! Our end of year grading was quite a big deal. With around 100 students grading, including 20 high reds and 9 black belts, it was a tense day with

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September Grading 2016

Posted By admin on September 30, 2016 at 11:51 am
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      Great work everyone Before we get to any highlights, we would just like to congratulate every single person who graded. You all did really well to get up and perform your pattern,

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22 Day Push Up Challenge

Posted By admin on September 27, 2016 at 12:31 pm
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Most of you would be aware that we became involved with the 22-day push up challenge. Many of you also got on board to support this very important cause. It is to raise

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Taekwondo and the Olympics

Posted By admin on August 3, 2016 at 11:55 pm
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Let’s have a look at Olympic Taekwondo history, rules and highlights!

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Meeting my Childhood Idol

Posted By admin on June 29, 2016 at 7:25 am
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Hi everyone! I’d like to introduce you one of, if not the strongest influence of my childhood life. You are about to learn a lot about me and this fictional characters influence on

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June 2016 Grading, Greystanes & Pennant Hills

Posted By admin on June 29, 2016 at 4:32 am
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  Greystanes Center The morning started off as always with students practicing outside, for last minute perfection and settling those pesky nerves. It was hard to guess who was really nervous and who

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Physiotherapy. To Treat or not to Treat?

Posted By admin on June 24, 2016 at 10:31 am
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  You don’t need to be injured or in pain to seek the advice of a physiotherapist. Unfortunately, just saying the word” Physiotherapy” can often be meet with criticisms and complaints. Sometimes justifiably.

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Matt’s Fencing Experience with Sydney Sabre Centre

Posted By admin on June 14, 2016 at 9:00 am

What an experience this has all been! I am approaching the last couple of weeks of my Sabre lessons with Sydney Sabre Centre, and I can say without a doubt it has been

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First Fencing Lesson at Sydney Sabre Centre

Posted By admin on April 30, 2016 at 4:00 am
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I recently had the pleasure of starting a beginners course in Sabre Fencing at the Sydney Sabre Centre in Stanmore on the 23rd April. I had participated in an introductory lesson a few

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School Holiday Classes

Posted By admin on April 29, 2016 at 1:13 pm
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    Our classes always run through the school holidays, though, we do cut back to one class per night. After all people do go on holidays. Never the less we had an

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Mental Health, Fitness and Exercise.

Posted By admin on April 24, 2016 at 1:54 pm
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We would all agree that it would seem literately impossible to go a lifetime without getting sick, yet we don’t give a second thought to the fact that our mind could become sick

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Black Belt and Beyond.

Posted By admin on April 23, 2016 at 2:19 am
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It’s not surprising that the aim of 90% of Taekwondo students is to achieve the level of Black Belt and it is an understandable and popular desire. The fact is that only a

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Relations Group Discussion FREE.

Posted By admin on April 9, 2016 at 6:15 am
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  Relations Group Discussion. Self-protection for your children comes in many shapes and forms. As responsible parents, we always look for ways to protect them. They are taught how to cross the road

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Palgwae & Taegeuk Forms

Posted By admin on April 9, 2016 at 6:13 am
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  The way that you move through the belt system in Taekwondo is through forms known as “Poomsae”. These forms are a series of movements designed in a way to not only help

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April 2016 Grading.

Posted By admin on April 9, 2016 at 6:12 am
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When the Grading comes around the students aren’t the only ones who get nervous. Nerves can get the better of your instructors as well. Thoughts like “will they panic” or “did we do

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One Step and Free Sparring Demonstrations

Posted By admin on March 15, 2016 at 8:50 am
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One Step Sparring is a training technique designed to help students practise their hand to hand movements and the ability to block a straight punch from an opponent. New students start with learning

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Taekwondo and a Year 12 Assignment

Posted By admin on February 27, 2016 at 3:54 am
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Several years ago one of our 2nd Dan students, Raquel Rizzo, devoted a large amount of her time and effort to her year 12 major work in Design and Technology, as many young

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The Importance of Goal Setting

Posted By admin on February 22, 2016 at 11:19 am
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“I’m going to do it, I’m going to make the change. I’m going to do it, I’m going to make a difference. I’m going to do it, I’m not going to quit.” Setting

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Stay Safe Seminars for Ladies

Posted By admin on February 19, 2016 at 10:34 am
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Adopting Protective Behaviours is the collaboration work of Denise Warner of Caring 4 Myself and Michael Rahn of Power with Purpose. These two individuals have combined their unique talents to create a program

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Training for a Black Belt

Posted By admin on February 14, 2016 at 11:16 am
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Black Belt Kicks As you get closer to your black belt, you are required to practise and begin to perfect some more advanced kicks. These are in majority, the 360 degree spinning, jumping

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Blind Fold Self Defence Demonstration

Posted By admin on February 9, 2016 at 6:13 am
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This is a demonstration where Michael is blindfolded and has to defend himself against two younger assailants. Watch how he deals with them without the aid of his eyes!

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Video Demonstrations

Posted By admin on February 8, 2016 at 7:42 am
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Check out these videos of Matt’s stick spinning demonstrations! Very fast and very entertaining!

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Families and Taekwondo

Posted By admin on February 7, 2016 at 2:24 am
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Could I Join Taekwondo with My Child? It’s one thing to decide to enrol your child into a Taekwondo class. It’s a totally different thing to decide to do it yourself. There are

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Starting Taekwondo as an Adult

Posted By admin on January 20, 2016 at 10:14 am
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Starting Taekwondo as an adult Walking into a do-jang full of children and teenagers kicking, punching and yelling can be daunting. The thought of joining the class as an adult can be even

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End of Year Grading 2015

Posted By admin on December 23, 2015 at 11:00 am
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Hello everyone! Our end of year gradings are always our biggest, and this year was no exception at all! It was a great, challenging day for everyone involved and saw many triumphs from

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Christmas Party 2015

Posted By admin on December 23, 2015 at 4:41 am
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For the first time we held a combined party at our Blacktown location, Shelly Public School, and I am happy to report that it was a total success.

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Food before and after Class?

Posted By admin on December 15, 2015 at 10:03 am
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Hello everyone! In today’s blog, I want to give you some ideas about what can be useful to eat before and after a Taekwondo class. Firstly, this isn’t a set strict guide and

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Black Belt Journey

Posted By admin on December 3, 2015 at 5:05 pm
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Dear Michael A few weeks back I started writing out some of my thoughts as a parent, with Pat moving forward for his black belt grading. I played around with a few paragraphs

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ADHD and Taekwondo

Posted By admin on December 3, 2015 at 5:05 pm
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“Sit still.” “Stop making noises.” “The teacher is talking, pay attention.” “Stop watching TV and eat your dinner.” “Please…just go to sleep.”   Some familiar quotes perhaps if you’re the parent of an

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Belt Colour

Posted By admin on December 3, 2015 at 5:04 pm
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Hello everyone! In today’s blog, we will be looking at the different colours of our taekwondo belts, and what the colour should mean to you. Before we start on the colours, let’s briefly

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