My Photos: Taekwondo Board-breaking Event

Sunday, December 23, 2012
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Last week, our children attended their first board-breaking event for taekwondo.  Our nearly 9 year old son had broken boards many times before, while our nearly 6 year old son only did it once before during his last belt test.  His twin sister, however, had never broken a board before, so she was a little nervous.  Everyone did very well and our daughter had nothing to worry about.  I knew this all along because I have seen her hit her brothers so hard that she actually made them cry.

Here are a few photos to show you the highlights of the event.  You can see more photos here and here.

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"Waiting Patiently For His Turn"


"Girl Power!"


"Attempting an Axe Kick"


"Always Smiling"


"Axe Kick!"


"First Attempt at a Flying Side Kick"


"Can You Tell He Loves to Kick?"


"First Elbow Strike"


"Front Kick!"


"Speed Break by Dad"



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Published by Karen Coutu
5 comments
  1. Thank you for sharing your great pictures. I think it is so important to have your kids involved in something throughout their lives it's great for keeping them out of trouble.

    Posted on December 23, 2012 at 10:22 AM

     
  2. Cool pics! I want my grandson to get into this. It would be so good for him and I know he'd enjoy it. Problem is finding one near us. Loved that flying sidekick pic!

    Posted on December 24, 2012 at 5:09 AM

     
  3. BethElderton Said,

    Wow--this brings back some great memories. My son holds second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. I credit his training there in part for his great self-discipline as an adult.

    Posted on December 24, 2012 at 7:10 AM

     
  4. Karen Coutu Said,

    @BethElderton: That's great to hear Beth! That is the main reason I signed my children up for TKD in the first place. We are lucky to have found such an excellent school.

    Happy Holidays!!! :)

    Posted on December 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM

     
  5. JohnZ Said,

    Congrats to all the kids.

    Posted on December 24, 2012 at 3:33 PM

     

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