Author - Ann Yamamoto

Volunteer Thank You Dinner

THANK YOU to all of our parent and student volunteers who helped at the International Taekwondo Festival!  We will have a special thank-you dinner at Roundtables Pizza on Thursday, June 8th. Please make sure to RSVP with Ms. Ann via email We thank you for all your support!

ITF Tournament

YIC Taekwondo will be hosting our annual tournament called, The International Taekwondo Festival 2017, on Saturday, May 20th at the Industry Hills Expo Center. This tournament is one of the biggest Taekwondo competition with athletes from all over the world! We anticipate 1,000 competitors from USA, Canada, Tahiti, Philippines, Mexico and more. All of our students are asked to compete and represent YICTKD at the tournament!  We encourage students to compete in 2 tournaments per year so that they have [...]

Nerf War Buddy Day

We will be having our Nerf War day next Thursday, March 16th at Heritage Park from 3pm-6pm!  Due to NTC holding a test on Thursday we have moved our Buddy Event to next week!  Anyone can join us as long as you bring your own Nerf gun! We will have drinks and light snacks- if you would like to bring a snack to share please do so!!!   (Update: no uniform necessary. Wear regular clothes please )

DB Belt Test

Diamond Bar Dojang   9:30am-10:00 - Tiny Tigers 10am - 11:30 – Green, Purple, Blue, Sr. Blue, Brown, Sr. Brown & Red 11:30 – 12:40 – White, Yellow & Orange   Please bring sparring gear if your are Green+ Belt Ceremony during class week after. Make-Up Test Tuesday at 7pm  


The 2017 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 31 to February 3rd. This is one of the biggest and toughest tournaments in the world with thousands of athletes! The best competitors from every country attends the US Open and to win a medal is an incredible accomplishment! We are excited to announce that our students have competed in the Poomsae (forms) competition and have won!!! Ryan Real won 1st place GOLD in both Pair Poomsae [...]

Chino Belt Test

9:30-10:00 (Tiny Tigers) 10:00-11:30 (All Colors) All students will receive a belt testing application. Please go to our website to download your TEST QUESTIONS for your belt. Students will need to earn their 3 Stripes in order to take the exam. This will let staff know that the student knows all of their required testing curriculum. Masters will give out the stripes during class time. Black Stripe:  Poomsae.  Brown Stripe: Breaking. Blue Stripe: Questions Orange belts and higher must bring their sparring gear as part of their testing curriculum.  Good luck!

YIC Christmas Party Potluck

Date:   Thursday, December 22nd Time:  6pm – 9pm Potluck Dinner (please sign-up!) Talent Show Contest (Diamond Bar only) Demonstration by our Demo Team Award Ceremony Gift Exchange ($20 unisex toy) Santa Claus is coming to town! Don’t miss out on the best party of the year!  Friends and family are welcome to join us as we celebrate the holidays in TKD style!!!

TKD Picture Day

CHINO HILLS PHOTO DAY:  Tuesday, November 15 DIAMOND BAR PHOTO DAY:  Thursday, November 17 Don't miss the opportunity to take some COOL pictures in your Taekwondo uniform! We will have a professional photographer here to capture our students in action!  There will be an appointment sign up sheet in the lobby please make sure to sign up! Every student who takes a photo will be included in our dojang group photo collage! Students will be getting their picture taken during class time. [...]

Halloween Party

Happy Halloween!  Join us as we celebrate the spooky holiday with candies and fun! Date:  Monday, October 31 Diamond Bar Dojang:  4pm - 5:30pm YICTKD Diamond Bar will have Halloween games set up to play!  Bring your friends and family everyone will get a goody bag that they can fill with candies and treats!  Snack potluck sign-up sheet is available in the lobby.   Date:  Monday, October 31 Chino Hills Dojang:  6pm - 7pm YICTKD Chino Hills will have a costume parade!  Everyone will get a [...]