We had 1,500+ participants from 25 countries who showed up for the amazing TKD Kicks Corona training session. We have never heard of a taekwondo class that big. Well done!!
You should be very proud of yourself for standing with the TKD community and fighting for the doctors and nurses on the frontline protecting our families.
The event has raised $8,000 dollars so far! To put that number in perspective, that’s enough for 25,000 masks! You can still donate by going here https://www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/taekwondo-kicks-corona/ Let’s get to $10,000!!!
For those of you who missed the class, please follow Facebook.com/2020armor as we will post the video there.
We’d like to thank our incredible instructors. Here are their social media handles if you want to thank them or ask them to do a seminar in the future with you:
Master Tim Thackrey@timthack
Master Johnny Nguyen @jwintkd
Master Claire Kim Facebook.com/theClaireBear
Master Stephen Lambdin @stephenlambdin
Master Yvette Yong @yvetteyong.canada
Thank you for creating such a high energy training session and sharing your insights on facing failure, learning from defeat and how to be brave in times like this. It was a truly inspiring experience for everyone who attended.
We Think You’ll Find These Guys Useful.
We handpicked these companies to sponsor this event because they make their living helping martial arts practitioners, club owners and parents. Here is what they do, and their websites:
2020 Armor: They provide Martial art scoring vests for your school, home training and high performance teams. 20/20 Armor generates revenue for club owners AND elevates individual practitioners by providing them the analytics they need to level up their performance.
Juice Compound - They do remote coaching - you got a taste from coach Tim Thackrey in class today. There’s a reason Olympians rely on Juice Compound. They bring out the best in athletes across the globe.
Prima IP - They do intellectual property for big and small businesses, and this brilliant company is run by Master Marcelo Sarkis. He is an expert in the field and a martial artist. if you need IP services, he is the person to go to.
Block Insurance: Ms Beth Block is no stranger to the martial art community. She’s helped school owners for 30 years. If you are a club owner and need to talk to someone who knows their stuff when it comes to insurance and martial art schools she is the leading expert in the industry. There is no one better.
Spark Membership: Spark Membership provides best in class software for your martial art school. The owners are very successful school owners themselves - so they developed a system to make it easier for you to run your club. Whether it’s automations, marketing or upgrades they’ve got you covered.
Pulse Taekwondo: The man running this whole thing behind the scenes is Master Emerson Wong. An expert in martial art training, video, stunts, XMA. He also runs three amazing schools. Please check to see if you are close to any of his locations by visiting his link.
Akross - If you need martial art supplies, these are the guys to go to in Canada. Again, this company is run by martial artists who are passionate about the business and have top notch customer service.
Thank you to everyone in our community who came together with us to make history. We couldn’t appreciate you more.