Master Forrest G. Blair

Summer 2012 Belt Testing

Summer 2012 Belt Testing

It’s that time again.¬†Testing dates for June 2012 have been announced. This means I’ll be spending the next couple of weeks making sure all of the kids are dotting their i’s, crossing their t’s, and giving me the best martial arts techniques possible. White belt children from the Tae Kwon Do program (NOT Kid Can Do) will be... 

June 14, 2012 | Continue reading »

New Fall 2010 Classes

New Fall 2010 Classes

For those keeping track, we have a couple of new fall classes starting up in the next few weeks. First up is the FREE Community Self Defense class for adults. I actually have two 4-week sessions planned for the fall. The first begins tonight, September 21st, and the second will begin on October 26th. After that, we’ll be taking a break from self... 

September 21, 2010 | Continue reading »

The Lost Secrets of Tae Kwon Do Kicking

The Lost Secrets of Tae Kwon Do Kicking

On Saturday, September 11th, I’ll be hosting the first of (hopefully) many seminars at Moo Duk Kwan Martial Arts. The topic of the seminar will be “The Lost Secrets of Tae Kwon Do Kicking.” Why? The modern art of Tae Kwon Do is a sport known for its kicking versatility. Tae Kwon Do kicking, in its original form, has crushing and devastating... 

September 1, 2010 | Continue reading »

April Self Defense Classes

April Self Defense Classes

If you missed out on the self defense class for adults that started in February you have another chance to get involved. Our next class starts on Tuesday, April 6th and runs through Tuesday, April 27th. Classes run from 6pm – 7pm each week and – trust me – this is one class you won’t want to miss. The February class started with... 

March 9, 2010 | Continue reading »

Upcoming Self Defense & Fitness Classes

Upcoming Self Defense & Fitness Classes

If you haven’t already seen it, check out the upcoming class schedules on the Moo Duk Kwan Martial Arts website. We’ve got a full schedule of classes for 2010, including 6 opportunities for adults to take my FREE Community Self Defense class and several new boxing classes for Women and Men. 2010 promises to be a wonderful year – but... 

December 14, 2009 | Continue reading »

Martial Arts & Illness

Martial Arts & Illness

The hysteria surrounding the H1N1 virus, aka the swine flu, really seemed to die down when summer hit. The reason? Children and those with the contagious virus were not longer herded together in enclosed environments. The new school year beginning, coupled with the upcoming regular flu season, seems to have given everyone cause for pause. News reports... 

September 7, 2009 | Continue reading »

Upcoming Black Belt Testing

Upcoming Black Belt Testing

Over the past few weeks I’ve been very involved in preparation for the next Black Belt test. We have nine candidates getting ready to test on June 14th. The Black Belts have offered their training time to work with them and they’ve been putting in countless extra hours on the weekends and during the week on top of their regular classes. I’ve... 

May 28, 2008 | Continue reading »

Moo Duk Kwan Website

Moo Duk Kwan Website

The Moo Duk Kwan Martial Arts website is currently down. We’ve been working on¬†switching servers and using a new hosting provider, whatever all that means. It should be back up within a few days – we hope. Thanks for your patience! ... 

January 18, 2008 | Continue reading »