January 2021 Newsletter

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Jan 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the Enfield CKD January Newsletter:

We hope you’ve all had a good rest and raring to get back to training. ๐Ÿค—
Training will re-start on Thursday 7th January 2021 on Zoom due to London still being in Tier 4. We’ve made a few changes to our classes which are explained in this newsletter.

โœจ๐Ÿ˜Š Wishing you all a healthy and happy year ahead. ๐Ÿ˜Šโœจ

Birthdays

๐ŸŽˆJanuary Birthdays๐ŸŽˆ
Jan 14th – Theo Noel – 8yrs old
Jan 16th – Marwan Omair – 8yrs old
Jan 29th – Gretel Mรผller

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Zoom Classes

January will see us continuing with Zoom classes due to tier 4 restrictions. So as we mentioned in last month’s newsletter please review your set up so that you get the most out of each class.

– If using a phone then think about investing in a phone tripod
– For a tablet or phone then something like this. Which will keep them stable and also allow correct angling for the camera.
– Wired or Bluetooth speakers for better sound as most seem to be struggling to hear us.
– If you are in a room with a TV and using your phone/tablet/Laptop then there are a number of cables that will allow you to link the them.
Android USB-C/Micro USB to HDMI
Apple Lighting to HDMI
Laptop will depend on connections available

– Some modern TV’s allow screen mirroring which is another option.

For those using a laptop the common issue we see is that the image is landscape which then cuts off the head or feet from the shot. One option is to place the laptop on it’s side. This article explains how to then rotate the camera which would allow the instructors to see you in portrait mode.

Licence & Insurance

Please ensure that you renew your CKD Licence and NAKMAS Insurance on time.
– The CKD Licence will have the issue date and so will expire 1 year after that date
– The NAKMAS Insurance will have the expiry date. NAKMAS have requested that we complete their form from their site. The link is here.

Please contact Mr Tailor if you have any queries about your License or Insurance.

Training Schedule for 2021

Training will restart on Thursday 7th January 2021. The weekly schedule will be as follows

Tier 4 restrictions – Zoom only Classes
Sunday 10am-11am – All students
Wednesday 7-8pm – Zoom Class Black Belts Only
Thursday 6.30-7.30pm – All students

Tier 3 restrictions – Hall and Zoom Classes
Sunday 10am-11am – Turkey St – students below 18 only
Sunday 10am-11am – Zoom Class- Adults or Parent & child students
Wednesday 7-8pm – Zoom Class – Black Belts Only
Thursday 6.30-7.30pm – Southgate School – All students

Tier 2 and below restrictions – Hall and Zoom Classes
Sunday 10am-11am – Turkey St – All students
Wednesday 7-8pm – Zoom Class – Black Belts Only
Thursday 6.30-7.30pm – Southgate School – All students

December Colour Belt Testing

We saw a good standard from those testing. So well done to all those students who tested in December. ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰

Testing Schedule for 2021

For 2021 we will be alternating between using Southgate and Turkey St Halls. There will be an opportunity to test each month except for January and August. Provision has been made to also run Black Belt Dan and Tag tests through the year to ensure that our senior students can also progress.

The schedule can be viewed on our Calendar page.
There is an option to print off a copy as well as to add the schedule to the diary on your PC/Phone/Tablet. the advantage of adding this to your diary is that it picks up any updates automatically.

Late Payment of Fees

A reminder that late fees will incur an additional ยฃ5 for each person.
If you are not currently training but wish to remain on our register there is a minimum ยฃ5/month to cover registration fees or you can elect to be archived. Note that there will be a ยฃ20 administrative fee to reactivate your membership.

Intro Classes

These will only restart once we return back to training in the halls.

Referral Program

Donโ€™t forget to join our referral program!
For every new student that joins through your recommendation you get a FREE grading!
Please let me know if you want any leaflets.
Pil Seung!

ECKD Referral

Feedback for Students

It’s important as a School to ensure that there is a process that allows the Instructors, Students and Parents to provide and receive feedback especially as we can no longer accommodate for parents to view their children training. To that end we will start using a feedback form which will be provided to the student with a wallet.
Students need to

– bring the wallet to each class
– ensure that their parent/guardian reads and signs to say they have read the feedback
– store the last testing card in the wallet

Instructors need to
– ensure that they provide constructive feedback
– read and sign to confirm that they have read any feedback from parents/guardians

Use Of Turkey St and Southgate Halls

Covid-19 rules for ECKD


– For Southgate School students 11 years old and over are required to wear a mask whilst going through the corridors. ๐Ÿ˜ท

– All classes will need to be pre-booked using our online booking process.

– Classes can be booked from 1 week ahead up to 1 pm the day before the class. Please book early as spaces are limited due to Covid restrictions.

– You can view/delete your bookings using the My Bookings option.

– Classes will be limited in time to 45 mins to allow clean up and exiting time

– Due to the shorter class times we recommend that students spend a bit of time at home stretching and warming up

– All students will be temperature checked prior to entering class

– Hand sanitiser will be provided and must be used when entering and leaving the class

– Please wear indoor only shoes or gripper socks in class, outdoor shoes must be removed at the entrance

– Do not bring hand or foot safety

– You will be required to keep all your belongings by your side while you train

– Please use the toilet at home before you arrive the toilets in class will be closed

– The Turkey St parent waiting room will be closed, we politely ask parents to wait in their cars

– If you are unwell, please do not attend

– Uniforms incl T shirts and belts, must be washed after each training session.

Useful links

Class Booking – click here
Review current Booking – click here

All of the following links can be found under the Members Section Menu.

Calendar of School test dates and events – click here
Leadership program and Uniform – click here
Student Login – click here
Enfield CKD YouTube – click here
Minimum Classes required to test – click here
Check if you are on track with the number of classes – click here
Colour Belt Syllabus with videos (password ECKDStudent) – click here

Quote for the Month

“Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth.”

Buddha
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