MEMBERSHIP
Thank-you for showing an interest in The Dragons Spirit Taekwon-Do Club - An Official Branch of International Taekwon-Do.

Below is our current pricing for 2018 and training details. Students may join our club from 10 years of age with a minor exception. Younger students will be considered if a parent or guardian joins with them when starting.

Please note: Prices are subject to change and are by no means fixed.
Head Instructor: Mr. Kane Raukura (6th Degree Black Belt and International Instructor)

Training Times: Monday - 6.30pm to 8.00pm and Thursday - 6.30pm to 8.00pm (Optional Tabata fitness session from 8.00pm to 8.30pm)
 
Pricing Schedule 2018

Life Membership Fee (initial registration) : $70.00 per person / Families $120.00.
 
Monthly Tuition
1 Student $50, 2 Students (Same family) $80, 3 Students (Same family) $100, 4 Students (Same family) $110, 5 Students (Same family) $130.
 
A discount of 15% is given if the year is paid for in advance. Please note, advanced payments are non-refundable unless prior apology and notification given. Refunds will not be given for missed individual training sessions.

Please Note: As we are a large club, payment of fees by Direct Debit will be organised with all new members. A Direct Debit form will be provided to you along with your Membership Application. Both must be handed in fully completed.

Annual Fee
$35.00 per person / $70.00 only for 2 or more in the same family (included in your first year of joining, only charged every subsequent year).


Grading Fees (3 per year) - fee is rank dependent and increases as you progress, this reflects the extra time, preparation and time in front of the Examiner.
 
Gradings between 10th and 7th Gup - $55.00
Gradings between 7th and 4th Gup - $65.00
Gradings between 4th and 1st Gup - $75.00

Students are deemed ready to grade (move up a rank) when they have completed the following requirements:
  • 10th - 7th Gup: A total of 40 training hours required before the student is pregraded. If pregrading is not passed, an additional 20 hrs is added to the requirement.
  • 6th - 3rd Gup: A total of 50 training hours required before the student is pregraded. If pregrading is not passed, an additional 25 hrs is added to the requirement.
  • 2nd - 1st Gup: A total of 60 training hours required before the student is pregraded. If pregrading is not passed, an additional 30 hrs is added to the requirement.
  • 1st Dan Preparation: One year minimum requirement. 
 
Black Belt Grading Fee: For latest fee prices for Black Belts, please ask for more information.

Training Uniform / Dobok: $85 - $125 (Size and grade dependant). We supply and will fit you appropriately.

New Coloured Belt: $10.00 (required after particular gradings as students move up the ranks)

Miscellaneous costs: Varying events that students may attend occur on a regular basis throughout the year, these may include tournaments, camps or seminar fees. Other costs that arise as students’ progress are: a mouth guard, sparring protective gear.
PLEASE NOTE: Beginners receive a two week trial period of training at no charge. There is no commitment during this trial period. For younger applicants, this period may be used to assess whether or not they are ready to start at this particular time.