Welcome to the homepage for the MIT Sport Taekwondo Club! We are dedicated to providing a place for taekwondoists and aspiring martial artists of all abilities (from absolute beginners to high-ranking black belts) to train together and improve their skills, all while becoming part of an exciting and close-knit community. The club has become a powerhouse in the league in recent years, with multiple ECTC league and national championship titles to its name. Come join us for a workout, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and find out what all the fuss is about!
09.23.2012 || MIT Tournament!
MIT Sport Taekwondo will be hosting the first ECTC tournament of the season on Saturday, October 13th.
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and opening ceremonies will begin at 9:00 a.m. Spectators are absolutely welcome,
so come cheer us on as we try to defend the league title!
Feel free to contact email@example.com with any questions.
09.23.2012 || 1st Quarter Fall Practice Schedule
Mondays - duPont BasketBall Court
7:30-8:30 pm - Beginner's Class
8:30-9:45 pm - Club Practice
9:45-10:45 pm - Open Workout
Wednesdays - duPont BasketBall Court
7:30-8:30 pm - Beginner's Class
8:30-9:45 pm - Club Practice
9:45-10:45 pm - Competition Workout
Fridays - duPont Basketball Court
7:30-9:30 pm - Club Practice (Sparring - all are welcome!)
09.05.2012 || Welcome and Welcome Back!
A huge welcome to all the new students at MIT! For those of you interested
in checking out the club, come join us Monday, September 10th at 7:30
P.M. in the DuPont Basketball courts. Come in comfortable exercise
clothes, or a uniform if you have one. Feel free to attend any other
practice as well, just shoot us an email first at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To all returning members, welcome back! Fall practice starts Wednesday, September 5th at 7:30 P.M. in the DuPont Basketball courts.
Regular practices are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 - 9:30 P.M. in the DuPont Basketball Courts. A more detailed schedule will be posted shortly.
06.14.2012 || Summer Schedule
***Practice will be held outdoors on Friday June 16th and Monday June 18th. Meet at the soccer field.***
Regular practices will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the DuPont Basketball courts from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. All practices are open to beginners.
05.27.2012 || MIT alum at World University Taekwondo Championships
This past weekend, MIT Sport Taekwondo alum Rene Chen competed in the World University Taekwondo Championships in Pocheon, Korea, where she placed 7th in both women's individual and women's team poomsae as part of the US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team. This is the second consecutive year that Rene has made the finals, and we are very lucky to have her as an active member of our community. Congratulations Rene!
04.23.2012 || MIT caps off successful season
The fall semester was filled with success for the MIT team, including a first place Division I finish at Princeton in February and a first place Division I finish at RPI this past weekend to win the ECTC cup! The team also placed second overall at Collegiate Nationals in addition to hosting the tournament. Congratulations everyone! Read about us in the Tech: Princeton, Collegiate Nationals
01.13.2012 || MIT to host 37th National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sport Taekwondo Club is proud to host the 37th National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships on Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8, 2012. These championships also serve as the team trials for student athletes who are interested in earning a spot on the 2012 US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team, which will compete at the 12th World University Taekwondo Championships in Pocheon, Korea, from May 25-30, 2012. The 37th National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships will include forms and sparring competition for both color and black belts.
More information can be found on the nationals website
09.26.2011 || MIT Taekwondo Tournament
Come support MIT Sport Taekwondo Team!
09.13.2011 || New schedule for the 1st Quarter of the Fall term
Mondays - duPont BasketBall Court7:30-8:30 pm - PE Class 8:30-9:30 pm - Club Practice 9:30-10:30 pm - Office Hours
Wednesdays - duPont BasketBall Court7:30-8:30 pm - PE Class 8:30-9:30 pm - Club Practice 9:30-10:30 pm - Office Hours
Fridays - duPont Basketball Court7:30-9:30 pm - Club Practice (Sparring - all are welcome!)
Sunday - duPont T-Club Lounge (just at the top of the basketball court ramp)3:30-5:30 pm - Club Practice - All Levels
09.05.11 || Fall Term Practices
Fall practices will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:30-9:30pm in the DuPont Basketball Courts and Sunday from 3:30-5:30pm. For all returning members and new members with previous experience, the first practice is this Wednesday, September 7th. Any new members with no previous experience are welcome to join us starting Monday, September 12th. Office hours will also resume on Saturday from 12:30-2:00pm in the T-Club Lounge.
05.23.11 || Summer Practices
Summer practices will start on June 6th and will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7-9pm in the DuPont Basketball Courts. Sunday practices are held from 3:30-5:30pm in the T-Club Lounge. Any new members with no previous experience are welcome to join us starting Monday, June 6th.
04.28.11 || Season Summary 2010-2011
As we prepare for our annual end-of-year events, it's a good time to look back on a successful season! Click here for a full summary of club accomplishments from Master Chuang.
04.20.11 || Kickathon 2011
Kickathon this year will be on Sunday, May 1st, on Kresge Lawn! We'll be throwing 1000 kicks each and breaking countless boards. Proceeds raised will benefit relief efforts in Japan as well as help support our team. Click here for more information, including directions for online donations. If you need to download a fundraising packet, please go to the Member's Area of the website.
02.09.11 || West Point Tournament at Princeton!
Tournament season is now back from hiatus with the first tournament of the semester. The West Point Tournament (being hosted instead at Princeton) will be on Sunday, February 27th. We'll be leaving as a team at 3AM on Sunday from 77 Massachusetts Avenue and returning early Monday morning. Please sign up using this form by Sunday, February 20th. All ranks are welcome and we especially encourage beginners to come out and see what tournaments are all about. If you have any questions, email our tournament coordinator Sophia.
01.12.11 || Warm Up Orders
Hey club! It's that time of year again. We're taking orders for MIT Sport Taekwondo warm up jackets. This year the jacket will have a new design. They will look like this with a tech 'T' on the right (red outlined in silver) and 'Taekwondo' written in Korean underneath. The left side will be your name and the back will say MIT. Warm ups are $60. Order one here. If you're unsure about sizing go here and look under Holloway Sportswear.
11.23.10 || Winter Banquet
This year's winter banquet and secret santa will be Friday, December 10 at 7:30 in McCormick. You can RVSP for both via doodle. Also, there's no winter banquet without food! So don't forget about the tkd winter banquet cooking contest! You can choose to make/bake either a main dish or dessert by yourself or with a team. Just don't forget to sign up on the spreadsheet! According to our awesome VP Tara (and Tara's always right), you don't want to miss out on this! It's going to be a night of scrumptious food, delightful company, and hilariously memorable moments. Be there.
11.11.20 || Princeton Tournament!
The final tournament of this semester will be at Princeton on Sunday, November 21, 2010. The bus leaves from 77 Massachusetts Avenue at 2am and you know you want to be on it. So sign up here or find the sign-up page through the new tournaments page in the sidebar. Tournament fees are once again $40 with transportation. If you have questions, email Sophia.
10.25.10 || Cornell Tournament!
The Cornell Tournament is in just two weeks on Sunday, November 7, 2010! We'll be leaving Saturday afternoon and spending the night in Ithaca to be well rested for tournament day. Tournament Fees are $40 with transportation. Sign up here. Contact tournament coordinator Sophia Li with questions, comments, or other concerns.
10.4.10 || MIT Tournament Sign Up!- Closed
MIT is kicking off the ECTC season at home on October 23, 2010 and sign-ups for the MIT Tournament are now open! Click here, here, or here to register. Participant fees are $30. If you have any questions, go ahead and email our tournament coordinator Sophia Li. Sign-ups close October 16th, 2010.
10.2.10 || MIT Tournament T-Shirt Orders
Click here to pre-order a tshirt for the MIT tournament! The price for the t-shirt if you pre-order will be $10, which you can pay when you pick up your shirt.
9.6.10 || Welcome Back
Fall practices will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:30-9:30pm in the DuPont Basketball Courts and Sunday from 3:30-5:30pm. For all returning members and new members with previous experience, the first practice is this Wednesday, September 8th. Any new members with no previous experience are welcome to join us starting Monday, September 13th. Office hours will also resume on Saturday from 12:30-2:00pm in the T-Club Lounge.
6.27.10 || Summer Workouts
Summer practices are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7-9pm in the DuPont Basketball Courts. Sunday practices are held from 3:30-5:30pm in the T-Club Lounge.
5.12.10 || End-of-the-Year Things
Congratulations to brand new black belts Christine Chin and Mary Hong! Good job to everyone else who tested this past Monday as well--updated ranks are now up on the Members page.
The Spring Banquet (in Tara's words, "THE BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR!") will be held this Friday, May 15th at 7pm in McCormick. Please sign up to cook, set up, or clean up on the Google Doc that Tara sent out! There will be food and entertainment abound.
4.27.10 || Kickathon is THIS SATURDAY!
Kickathon will be held this Saturday, May 3 starting at 3pm in the Kresge Oval. For more info (including how to donate online!), visit the Kickathon page!
4.16.10 || Captain's Log and Updated Ranks
Congratulations on a successful ECTC season! MIT came in second at UPenn and second overall in Division I for the season. Nationals is this weekend in Denver, Colorado.
Captain's Log 4 is now up. Also, ranks from the most recent make-up test are now updated.
3.29.10 || Updated Ranks, Officers, and Captain's Log
Everyone who tested before Spring Break now has updated ranks on the members page. Special congratulations to Wenxian Hong and Shammi Quddus who successfully tested for their black belts!
Please welcome new officers David Chen, Shelly Jin, and Kristina Lozoya. Their bios are now up on the officers page.
Captain Mary has made two more entries in the Captain's Log. They're super detailed, so go check them out!
3.26.10 || UPenn Sign-up and Members Area Updates
UPenn sign-ups are now open. Click here to do so, and don't forget to pay Sophia the tournament fee! Sign-ups will end this coming Monday, March 29th.
Captain Mary has made the first entry in the Captain's Log, so be sure to check it out in the Members Area. There's also updated info on how to access the 2009-2010 season sparring videos.
3.13.10 || Belt Test and Nationals Registration
The next belt test will be on Wednesday, March 17th. If you are planning on testing, remember to email Master Chuang and get checked off by an instructor!
Registration for Nationals on April 17th and 18th has begun! Click here for more information.
3.1.10 || West Point Tournament Postponed
The West Point tournament has been postponed due to severe weather. The tentative date is Sunday, March 7th.