Colorado Blue Wave Martial Arts -- Rockies Kick Seminar -- (none)

Rockies Kick Seminar -- October 7th-9th, 2011

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What's happening

We are privileged to have 9th degree black belt Grandmaster D.H. Kim, 7th Degree Master Gerry, and 5th Degree Master Joel from Tucson Arizona lead us with a weekend of training on October 7-9th.

To make this an even more fun and exciting event we will be doing our training at a Retreat Center in the mountains! The Retreat Center is quite affordable, has nice accommodations, has unbelievable views of the Rockies, and is right in a wonderful natural setting of Colorado forest.

This year those of us staying for the weekend will ALL be in the cabins. There aren't retreat center rooms available (although there may be one if there is a cancelation). The cabins aren't as nice as the retreat center rooms -- but they are still very nice accomidations, with modern cabins built in the 90's. The only issue is that you will share a room and bathroom with up to seven other folks. But, I say "Let the party begin". That just means we get to have a great time with each other in the same room.

Pictures from the event last year ago: Pictures of our last event -- Rockies Kick 2010. Rockies Kick 2010 was at the same location and had a similar format.

Deadlines

  • Tuesday Sep 20th, 2011 - Deposits due for seminar (price for lodging goes up by $25 after this point)
  • Wednesday Sep 21st, 2011 - Last day to cancel and receive full refund for seminar
  • Thursday Sep 22nd, 2011 - Full amount due for seminar
  • Tuesday Sep 21st, 2011 - Last day to cancel and receive any refund (deposit will NOT be refunded at this point) for seminar
  • Friday Sep 23rd, 2011 - Grace period for late seminar payment ends (additional $15 fee added afterwards). No refunds can be made after this date.
  • Friday Sep 30th, 2011 - Last day to reserve meals for seminar

When -- Schedule of when things are happening

  • Friday October 7th, 2011
    • 3:30 pm ~ Meet at Master Kluzek's house (2213 Jewel Street, Longmont)
      to leave toghether, (trip to camp takes about an hour)
    • 4:00 pm ~ Check in time
    • ~ FREE TIME -- settle in, explore area (in groups)
    • 5:50 pm ~ Orientation and safety rules (retreat center)
    • 6:00 pm ~ Dinner
    • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ~ Tae Kwon Do Session I (Sparring emphasis)
      • Warmup
      • Basics, white and colored belt basics
      • Forms for level
      • Sparring, free, hands-only, kicking-only, multi-opponent
      • Warmdown
    • 9:30 pm -10:00 pm ~ Black belt meeting
    • 9:30 pm -10:30 pm ~ Adult hang out time in retreat center
    • 9:30 pm -10:30 pm ~ Kids games (board games in retreat center),
      (foosball, air-hockey, basketball in old dining hall)
      (dodgeball in chapel)
    • 11:00 pm ~ kids curfew
  • Saturday October 8th, 2011
    • 8:00 am ~ Breakfast
    • ~ FREE TIME
    • 9:30 am - noon ~ Tae Kwon Do Session II (Forms emphasis)
      • Warmup, plyometric jumping
      • Basics, Chung Do Kwan Basic exercises, Sparring forms
      • Forms
      • Warmdown, PNF stretching
    • 12:30-1:30 pm -- Lunch
    • 1:00PM ~ Learn a bit about Korean Language in Honor of the Korean holiday Hangul Day
    • 1:15PM ~ Autographs with Master Kim and Master Kluzek, also get your name in Korean
    • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm ~ Short workout in preparation for testing
    • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm ~ Tae Kwon Do Testing for Black Belt 2nd Dan to 6th Dan
      • Forms, forms for level and surprise forms up to all 34 forms
      • Breaking, stacks of 4 to 5 boards each, kicking and hand techniques
      • Sparring: 1-step, 3-step, 2-step, self-defense, Instant, Free, multi-opponent (2 on 1, 3 on 1, 4 on 1, 5 on 1, and 6 on 1)
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ~ Tae Kwon Do Session III (informal Breaking/Targeting)
      • Hitting target pads
      • Breaking wood boards and/or rebreakable boards
    • 6:00 pm ~ Dinner, special "Girl Power table for women"
    • 6:30 pm ~ Presentation of certificates for everyone that came
    • 6:45 pm ~ Question and answer with Grandmaster Kim and other Masters
    • 7:00PM ~ Special Martial Arts Story -- Mulan
    • 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm ~ Martial Arts Memories / Visualization / Meditation training (Retreat Center)
      • Rememberance of our martial arts friends that have passed away
      • Rememberance of what all of our martial arts teachers have taught us for dojang
      • Rememberance of what all of our martial arts teachers have taught us for life
      • Visualization practice
      • Meditation practice
    • 7:30 pm -10:30 pm ~ kids games (board games in retreat center),
      (foosball, air-hockey, basketball in old dining hall)
      (dodgeball in chapel)
    • 11:00 pm ~ kids curfew
  • Sunday October 9th, 2011
    • 8:00 am ~ Breakfast
    • ~ FREE TIME
    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ~ Tae Kwon Do Session IV (kicking, cane-forms, Self-Defense from weapons)
      • Warmup, massage and stretching
      • Kicking Basics
      • Cane forms
      • Self-defense practice, knife, stick, gun
      • Warmdown
    • 12:30 - 1:00 PM ~ lunch
    • 2:00 pm ~ Leave

Where

Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center
PO Box 66
Allenspark, CO 80510
(303) 747-2888
Map

Pictures of the location Information on the Cabins

Driving Directions to Highlands

From Longmont, Ft. Collins, and the northeast Plains:

Take I-25 south towards Longmont (from the Plains, you may need to take US 34 west to I-25, or I-76 west to US 34 west to I-25). From I-25, exit 243 places you on Colorado Highway 66. Take this highway west into Lyons, and take Colorado Highway 7 west toward Allenspark. Approximately 18 miles from Lyons, you will see the signs for Business Highway 7. Turn left toward Allenspark. Highlands Camp is on your left.

From Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and the southeast Plains:

Take I-25 north towards Longmont (from the plains, you may need to take either US 40 west to I-70 west to I-25 or US 50 west to I-25). From I-25, exit 243 places you on Colorado Highway 66. Take this highway west into Lyons, and take Colorado Highway 7 west toward Allenspark. Approximately 18 miles from Lyons, you will see the signs for Business Highway 7. Turn left toward Allenspark. Highlands Camp is on your left.

From Denver International Airport:

Take Pena Blvd. to I-70 west to I-270 west to I-25 north. From I-25, exit 243 places you on Colorado Highway 66. Take this highway west into Lyons, and take Colorado Highway 7 west toward Allenspark. Approximately 18 miles from Lyons, you will see the signs for Business Highway 7. Turn left toward Allenspark. Highlands Camp is on your left.

From Estes Park:

Take Colorado Highway 7 south to Allenspark. Turn right at the second turn for Business Highway 7. Highlands Camp is on your left.

From the Mountains and further west:

Take I-70 east to I-25 north. From I-25, exit 243 places you on Colorado Highway 66. Take this highway west into Lyons, and take Colorado Highway 7 west toward Allenspark. Approximately 18 miles from Lyons, you will see the signs for Business Highway 7. Turn left toward Allenspark. Highlands Camp is on your left.

Signup for the Seminar Online

  • Signup online:  Online Form (if you want to register online rather than sending in forms by mail)
  • Pay online:  Online Payment(pay securely through PayPal or with your credit or debit card)

Event Documents

Pricing

  • Early Bird Prices -- with deposit of $35 when reserved by Tuesday Sep 20th, 2011
    • Pampered rate: $160 per adult for folks in the retreat center rooms (Up to four folks will be in one room)
      (Amazing price - includes events, meals, Lodging, linen-service and seminar T-Shirt)
    • Rustic rate: $130 per adult for adults in the cabins (Up to eight folks will be in one room)
      (Amazing price -- includes events, meals, Lodging, and seminar T-Shirt) (Need to provide your own bedding or sleeping bag -- bunk beds with mattresses are provided) [Linen service, sheets and bedding, can be provided by Highlands for an extra fee]
    • Rustic rate: $90 per child for kids in the cabins (Up to eight folks will be in one room)
      (Amazing price -- includes events, meals, Lodging, and seminar T-Shirt) (Need to provide your own bedding or sleeping bag -- bunk beds with mattresses are provided) [Linen service, sheets and bedding, can be provided by Highlands for an extra fee]
  • Prices when reserved after Tuesday Sep 20th, 2011
    • Pampered rate: $185 per adult for folks in the retreat center rooms
    • Rustic rate: $155 per adult for adults in the cabins (Up to eight folks will be in one room)
    • Rustic rate: $115 per child for kids in the cabins (Up to eight folks will be in one room)
  • Prices for TKD Sessions -- without lodging
  • Early Bird Prices -- when paid by Thursday Sep 22nd, 2011
    • Sans-bed rate: $85 per person for entire weekend without an overnight stay
      (Amazing price -- includes events, meals [dinner and lunches], and seminar T-Shirt)
    • Saturday day rate: $45 per person without an overnight stay
      (Includes meals [lunch and dinner])
    • Single session rate: $30 per person one session only (Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, or Sunday morning)
      (Includes meal nearest that session)
  • After Friday Sep 23rd, 2011
    • Sans-bed rate: $105 per person for entire weekend without an overnight stay
      (Amazing price -- includes events, meals [dinner and lunches], and seminar T-Shirt)
    • Saturday day rate: $60 per person without an overnight stay
      (Includes meals [lunch and dinner])
    • Single session rate: $45 per person one session only (Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, or Sunday morning)
      (Includes meal nearest that session)
  • Pricing policies that apply to all
    • There are discounted rates for families staying in the cabins
    • Adult lunches for spectators: $9.00
    • Lunches for kids (12 or under): $6.50
    • Adult Dinner for spectators: $12.00
    • Dinner for kids (12 or under): $9.00
    • Adult breakfast for spectators: $7.50
    • Breakfast for kids (12 or under): $4.50
    • Need to reserve your meals by Friday Sep 30th, 2011
    • Ask about scholarships for kids staying in the cabin (see application form above)
    • Free for spectators, other than meals

Refund Policies

We have to pay a deposit to the Highlands a month beforehand and our minimum invoicing is determined 2-weeks beforehand. Therefore, we have the following schedule on refunds.

  • Tuesday Sep 20th, 2011 -- Deposits due for seminar (Price for lodging goes up by $25 after this point)
  • Wednesday Sep 21st, 2011 -- Last day to cancel and receive full refund for seminar
  • Thursday Sep 22nd, 2011 -- Full amount due for seminar
  • Tuesday Sep 21st, 2011 -- Last day to cancel and receive any refund (deposit will NOT be refunded at this point) for seminar
  • Friday Sep 23rd, 2011 -- Grace period for late seminar payment ends (additional $15 fee added afterwards). No refunds can be made after this date.
  • Friday Sep 30th, 2011 -- Last day to reserve meals for seminar
  • After Friday Sep 30th, 2011 -- absolutely NO refunds can be made.

Free events!

  • Question and Answer with Master Kim and Black Belts
  • Autographs with Grandmaster Kim
  • Free for spectators (other than meals and/or lodging)
  • Kids games



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