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Online Classes

Are you still wanting to keep fit and healthy during this pandemic? Then we have the online classes for you.

Check out this link for more information about online classes today.

Online Classes

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Class Events

Bring a Buddy Break a Board Seminar coming soon.

Have you Booked your place yet?
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Events

Bring a Buddy – Break a board

Sunday 5th April 2020 – 1:30pm – 2:30pm

This has been a long time coming, an event not to be missed. We will be teaching you and a friend to break wooden boards. Typically, in class we break re-break-able boards. However, we are going to show confidence and strength in breaking some wooden boards, get your picture taken with your broken board.

So how do I enter?
Simple, put your name down on the list on the front desk and the Name of your friend you will be bring down on the day.

What about if I can’t bring a friend?
You can still put your name down it will just cost £15 for the event, if possible, try to bring a friend and it will be free.

Can I bring a parent to join in with me?
Yes, if your parent is not actively training with us then the event will be free for you.

How many places will be available?
We have 45 places available so be sure to book you space fast.

What are the age limits?
I will set aside easier boards for those who are under 8, so the minimum age is 4 years old. If anyone older wants to join in there are no age restrictions.

What are the Rank/Programme Restrictions?
Good news! There are none

The boards we will be breaking.
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Graduation

Red Belt Seminar

For the Red Belt’s who are looking at doing a Blackbelt Test at any point this year or early next year, this is a must attend seminar. It will cover all of the material that you need in order to do your Blackbelt test.

The address for the Hindley Centre is:

8-18 Frederick St, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3BD

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Graduation

Graduation 8th February 2020

Well done to everyone who graduated today. Fantastic work done by everyone.

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Graduation

Gup Grade Self Defense

All the Gup Grade self defense in one place.

I will be uploading each separately at some point and talking through each as well.

I have several YouTube Videos planned for this year. If you have any suggestions for what you want to see then email me at dhartley@boltonmartialarts.co.uk.

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Class

Today’s Senior Class

Another impressive week at Bolton, Well done to everyone team 2020 all ready for the graduation. Keep up the great work. Honestly I love my job.

I feel Privileged to be able to teach such an amazing bunch of people, thank you one and all.

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Graduation

Tang Soo Do – Class protocol & Etiquette

In Martial Arts our lesson’s is are centered around Respect. Here are 15 must’s how you can be respectful during your training.

  1. Ensure you arrive at the center 10 – 15 minutes before the lesson starts
  2. Make sure you keep yourself in good hygiene and your uniforms are clean and tidy
  3. When entering or leaving the Do Jang ensure you bow to all senior members saying hello sir/ma’am or goodbye sir/ma’am
  4. Ensure you remove your shoes and socks before walking on the matted area
  5. Non-members and children under the age of 3 must always be kept off the matted area for their own safety
  6. If you need to eat before class ensure that it is something small, larger meals should only be eaten a minimum of 2 hours before you train
  7. Ensure that food and drinks are always kept away from the matted area
  8. Ensure that all your belongings are neatly tucked away and that nothing is blocking any paths or doorways
  9. Before you enter or leave the matted area ensure that you solute and bow to the flags
  10. If practicing your martial arts before the class, ensure that you do not disturb others who may be training and that any equipment you use is put away at least 5 minutes before the class is due to start
  11. If you are under 18 certain equipment must only be used with supervision, e.g. Wavemaster, Medicine Balls and Kick Shields. If in doubt check with your Instructor.
  12. Ensure that you line up on the mats 2 minutes before class starts and in senior order with white belts closest to the stairs, working across to the higher ranks
  13. During the class if you need to leave the mats for any reason you must raise your hand and wait for your Instructors permission before bowing and saluting the flags
  14. If you need to enter the matted area after a lesson has started wait at the edge of the mats where you instructor can see you and once they have given you permission solute and bow then go to your place quickly
  15. Parents may stay during the class to watch their children train however we do request that noise is kept to a minimum, also please refrain from shouting to your child during the class as this will distract them during their training, phones must be switched off or on silent during the class.
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Graduation News

Saturday 14th Graduation Pictures.

I will try and take more photos at the next graduation, Well done to everyone who graduated and well done to everyone who tested to their next rank on the way to becoming a Blackbelt.

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Saturday Graduation

After teaching classes tonight and seeing how everyone is doing, I am really happy with the progress of everyone, Good luck for Saturday. Also a special mention to the 5 people testing for 1st Dan and 2 for 2nd Dan from the Bolton, Great Lever School. I wish you the best, you are all amazing.