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New animated image No TKD Classes on 2/25 & 2/27
No Tae Kwon Do classes on Tuesday, Feb. 25th and Thursday, Feb. 27th. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Mar. 3rd in the Nicollet Middle School auxiliary gym. Have a wonderful week!

New animated image 2/20 TKD Classes at Nicollet Middle School
All Tae Kwon Do classes this Thursday, Feb. 20th will be held in the auxiliary gym at Nicollet Middle School (400 East 134th St., Burnsville). Park on the far right side of the building and enter through the side door. The auxiliary gym is at the end of the hallway down the stairs on your right. See you tonight!

New animated image Best part of my Job
Always such a good feeling to present a new belt to a student who has worked hard, shows good TKD spirit, and successfully completes their test.


New animated image Blue Belt Promotions
A solid performance by Mr. Dylan Carston on his purple belt test this evening! Congrats Mr. Dylan on your promotion! We are proud of you.


New animated image Blue Belt Promotions
Mr. Liam Doan and Ms. Kerry Crawford both had an outstanding performance on their belt test this evening. Great Job on your blue belt promotion!


Adult Student Belt Promotions
Four adult students tested, all four passed. A Grand Slam! Mr. Mike Kretz, Mr. Brian Waters, Mr. Michael Reitz, and Ms. Kathleen Reitz all had outstanding memory, showcased good technique, and crushed their double roundhouse kick break. Great Job to all of you!!


Orange Belt Promotions
Mr. Jackson Nejman and Ms. Sabrin Elmi performed very well during their color belt test this evening. They both smashed their boards. Congrats on your orange belt promotion!


Black Belt Luncheon
Our Black Belts recently gathered for a New Year feast at Super World Buffet today!


New animated image Northwoods Conquest
Ms. Rachel Countryman is competing at the Northwoods Conquest Tae Kwon Do Tournament in Wisconsin this Saturday! Good Luck Ms. Rachel!!


New animated image Koryo Chunbi!


Determination and Perseverance
Determination and perseverance are two words to describe Ms. Kathleen Reitz’s attitude and focus in her practices and attempts the last few months. She finally crushed her leg over side kick break tonight! Congrats Ms. Kathleen on a job well done!!


Get Your Rear in Gear 5K
Join the Nguyen School of TKD on Sunday, May 3rd at Veterans Memorial Park in Richfield for the 2020 Get Your Rear in Gear in an effort to raise awareness for colorectal cancer.

Register before Jan. 15th and save $5 on your registration. Use code 5off to save $5 on your registration!

Online Registration:

DATE: Sunday, May 3, 2020
LOCATION: Veterans Memorial Park, 636 East 66th St., Richfield, MN 55423
FEES: Through Sunday, April 26 at midnight
Adult: $30
Youth (12 and under): $15
Kids’ Fun Run (10 and under): $15

7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:20 a.m.- Opening Ceremonies and Team Awards
8:50 a.m. – Kids Fun Run
9:00 a.m. – 5k Timed Run/5k Walk and 1.7 Mile Walk
9:50 a.m. – Post Race Finisher Awards


Holiday Dinner & Awards Banquet Highlights
A memorable evening celebrating 27 years with ISD 191 Community Education is in the books! It was very nice to see students and instructors of past and present and their families. This has been an amazing year. Seven new black belt promotions!

We would like to congratulate all students who were nominated for this year’s awards and to all of our award recipients! We also presented our very first “Courage Award.” Also, congrats to all prize winners!

Thanks to you all for being part of our dojang. Without all of you, we wouldn’t be where we are today. View all banquet photos

2019 Award Winners:

Courage Award – Ms. Kasthuri Kamalanathan
Instructor of the Year – Mr. Eric Nguyen
Tae Kwon Do Family of the Year – The Carston Family
Best Kicks – Ms. Kerry Crawford
Tae Kwon Do Perseverance – Ms. Kathleen Reitz
Most Improved – Mr. Brandon Acord
Tae Kwon Do Spirit – Ms. Michele Gressman
Tae Kwon Do Role Model of the Year – Mr. Brian Waters
Best Manner – Mr. Jackson Albrecht
Competitor of the Year – Mr. Liam Doan


Location Sky Oaks Elementary School, Gymnasium, 100 East 134th Street, Burnsville, MN 55337 Phone (612) 202-8557 E-mail Hours Tuesdays & Thursdays: Youth (Beginner - Yellow Belts) - 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM; Youth (Green - Red Belts) - 6:50 PM - 7:35 PM; Adult (All Levels) - 7:40 PM - 8:45 PM
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