History in the making on Father’s Day

On June 21st, Fathers Day, Downey’s Taekwon-Do had the largest Black Belt test in it’s 19 year history. A total of 28 students were promoted: 17 were promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt, 5 were promoted to 2nd Degree Black Belt, 5 were promoted to 3rd Degree Black Belt and 1 was promoted to 4th Degree Black Belt.

The test included all patterns from Chon-Ji to their highest level pattern, designated pattern step by step, practical self defense from various chokes, holds and grabs from the front, side, back and from the ground, theory questions on the history and philosophy of Taekwon-Do, pad Drills that challenged the students fitness and indomitable spirit,  1, 2, and 3 step sparring, free sparring, and board breaking.

A special mention goes out to the four fathers and their children who tested for 1st Degree Black Belt on fathers day, what better way to share time with your children than to spend time developing a strong mind, body and spirit through the Martial Art of Taekwon-Do?