Students on fast track to black belts

Students on fast track to black belts

There are 91 comments on the The Press-Enterprise story from Jul 30, 2006, titled Students on fast track to black belts. In it, The Press-Enterprise reports that:

Aspiring PE teachers can get a first-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of tae kwon do in just one semester as part of a new class at Cal State San Bernardino.

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V Boyer TKD Instructor

Selma, NC

#1 Aug 6, 2006
This instructor does a disservice to his students and to the art by awarding a black belt in one semester. Taekwondo is not just about punching and kicking, nor is it about just physical conditioning. One semester is inadequate for the introspective journey necessary to develop a black belt mentality.
Real or Spoof

Morgantown, WV

#3 Aug 18, 2006
I wonder the type of certification that these people will even receive. At best it would take about 2 years (and That's really quick!) to get a level 1 dan.

maybe it's a friend of this other dude http://kickstaekwondo.blogspot.com/2006/08/ki...
Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#5 Sep 14, 2006
The person who spoke for Kicks giving belts in 2 years dosn't know anything about us. Average time is 36 months to 48 months to blackbelt, I know that it should be in how much you practice and how well you learn. GM Jun Rhee trained Anthony Robbins in 6 months to first Dan. Do you think GM Jun Rhee cheets or dosn't know Tae Kwon Do! go to www.spa-aau.org look at tkd and you will see mine and my teachers name. We know what we are doing do you? And martial artists should never talk bad about each other or did you miss the lesson on respect and honor! GMK
Real or Spoof wrote:
I wonder the type of certification that these people will even receive. At best it would take about 2 years (and That's really quick!) to get a level 1 dan.
maybe it's a friend of this other dude http://kickstaekwondo.blogspot.com/2006/08/ki...
Kit Mattson

Dallas, TX

#7 Sep 18, 2006
I am not sure what you wrote but, I can bet my skills as a teacher and a martial artist are among the tops in the martial arts! 100% the Real Deal
Jacques Thomet wrote:
<quoted text> Is true but the way of are so junk martial arts you can.
Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#8 Sep 20, 2006
You say you are a man! You are not a man if you can't list your real name. You are a little boy. You are a girly man. Everything you have said I have proved wrong. Everything! You are an Idiot when it comes to the martial arts and you act like a little girl. You are the whimpiest type of person in the world. Some one who can't put their name on the line. You tried to mess with the KICKS name and mine but you can't list yours becuase you know you are dead wrong.
I am 100% The Real Deal and you are a whimp!
The Teacher your class is over!
Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#9 Sep 20, 2006
Didn't your mom and dad ever teach you stand up for what you believe. That would mean be accountable for your actions. Which means, anyone can make up any lies they want about a person as long as they don't list thier name, because then the truth would come out. Now even if you list your name, no one will believe it is your real name. You will make one up just like you made stuff up about Me and KICKS. I can make up a name for you. Lying Girlyman
Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#10 Sep 20, 2006
Both top quotes are about Lying Girlyman the new name for him. His old name was real or spoof.
Kit Mattson wrote:
The person who spoke for Kicks giving belts in 2 years dosn't know anything about us. Average time is 36 months to 48 months to blackbelt, I know that it should be in how much you practice and how well you learn. GM Jun Rhee trained Anthony Robbins in 6 months to first Dan. Do you think GM Jun Rhee cheets or dosn't know Tae Kwon Do! go to www.spa-aau.org look at tkd and you will see mine and my teachers name. We know what we are doing do you? And martial artists should never talk bad about each other or did you miss the lesson on respect and honor! GMK<quoted text>
GM Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#11 Sep 21, 2006
If I find out who you are and by the way its only a matter of time! Tick Tock! I will own your house your car and your paycheck for the rest of your life! I will make you pay dearly for what you have said and written. Becuase I will take you to court for defimation of character and all of the other lies you have said about my company, in wich I proved on your blog and show on my web site are positivly not true and are slanderous. Plus, all of the companys that listed your comments without doing their homework will be liable also. WoW! That is alot of new homes and cars for me to give away to charitys! The first one will be my church! But, If you formaly apologize to me in this and every forum you have written I will be merciful. Mercy is something you don't deserve but get anyway. Just like how The Lord JESUS CHRIST Died for our sins and let us get to heaven. I will only give you until this Saturday at 9am and then I will pursue legal action only and in court the truth always wins. So we will win and I will have your future and your familys future in the palm of my hands.!!!. Make your choice Now. You also companys that list these quotes!
Real or Spoof wrote:
I wonder the type of certification that these people will even receive. At best it would take about 2 years (and That's really quick!) to get a level 1 dan.
maybe it's a friend of this other dude http://kickstaekwondo.blogspot.com/2006/08/ki...
Real or Spoof

Riverside, CA

#12 Sep 22, 2006
OK! Your Right I am sorry for the rumors.
GM Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#13 Sep 22, 2006
Thank you I will pursue no action. The truth always wins!
The Teacher!
GM Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#14 Sep 22, 2006
This is my final blog-
People who start rumors only want to do it to hurt someone not to get answers. Specially in a public format and even better by not having to list a name because if proved wrong they can save their reputation and get sued if wrong. When all they had to do was, If they wanted some answers to questions they would and could and should ask the person in private! This would have been the honorable thing to do.
Grand Master Kit Mattson
100% The Real Deal
it is true

Boronia, Australia

#16 Oct 18, 2006
it is true that you can pay some teachers something like $1000 to train you every day and get you a black belt in a short amount of time. Not my master.
TRUSTED TOO MUCH

United States

#17 Oct 24, 2006
I FIND IT A BIT ODD THAT A GROWN MAN WOULD ARGUE WITH HIMSELF AND THEN CHANGE HIS SCREEN NAME TO MAKE IT APPEAR THAT HE WAS THE PERSON WHO STARTED THIS BLOG TO PROVIDE AN APPOLOGY TO HIMSELF. KIT, CHRISTIAN, CHRISTOPHER, WHOEVER HE IS TODAY HAS ADDED HIS AAU, WTF CERTIFICATES ON HIS WEB PAGES. I CONTACTED UPPER MANAGEMENT FROM THE AAU, AND SOMEONE FROM USA TAE KWON DO (WTF) AND THEY BOTH LOOKED AT THE CERTIFICATES AND SAID THEY WERE 100% FAKE. THE AAU NUMBER IS NOT EVEN FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. I DID MY HOMEWORK AND THE PERSON WHO WROTE THIS BLOG IS 100%CORRECT.
P.S. BECAUSE HE IS NOT A CERTIFIED BLACK BELT UNDER AAU OR WTF HE DOES NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY OR RANK TO TRAIN BLACK BELTS. NTU IS AN ORGANIZATION STARTED BY MOON IM, AND NOBODY IN THE TAE KWON DO WORLD HAS HEARD OF IT. SCHOOL IS IN, HOMEWORK IS ASSIGNED, DO YOUR RESEARCH, YOU'LL BE GRADED LATER. COULD THE PERSON THAT BORROWED THE DICTIONARY PLEASE RETURN IT TO KIT ASAP? I HAVE A FEELING THAT HE MAY NEED IT IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
TRUSTED TOO MUCH

United States

#18 Oct 25, 2006
GM Kit Mattson wrote:
Thank you I will pursue no action. The truth always wins!
The Teacher!
IF THE TRUTH ALWAYS WINS THEN WHY DON'T YOU LET YOUR FOLLOWERS IN ON THE FACT THAT THE PERSON WHO WROTE THE BLOG NEVER ARGUED WITH YOU OR APOLOGIZED TO YOU.
no longer kickin

United States

#19 Oct 25, 2006
I thought I had the real thing goin' at Kicks. Everybody was nice, but I thought I take a few of those FREE LESSONS that the schools offer. The forms at Kicks aren't anything like the forms they do at other schools. Maybe thats why the only did IN HOUSE TOURNEMENTS.
GM Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#20 Oct 26, 2006
Hello,
Your a complete idiot! Moon Kyu Im, Was Just voted
President of the world martial arts masters federation. Your upper management comment was funny!
Can't certify really,Tell that to the 4 new 1st dan. students that just got there AAU Black Belt certificates on Mon. List your name idiot. We go to all tournements. Our cheif instructor Michael just won california qualifier and went to nationals. We do in house ones for little kids so they can have a fun event! Have you ever noticed people never list their names, could it be they are lying!! We are
a fantastic dojo, that gives great service and instruction and that cares about it people. We are honest. That is why we have the biggest schools in the inland empire and have 14 years in business.
You are nothing more than a idiot and will never be more than that.GMK
GM Kit Mattson

Riverside, CA

#21 Oct 26, 2006
A word of advice for you. Put that energy you have
into something positive and maybe you will amount to
something in your life! But don't go into investigation becuase you stink.
I do not need to defend myself from idiots like you,
you are just a big waste of my time!
GMK 100% THE REAL DEAL
GM Kit Mattson

Long Beach, CA

#22 Oct 27, 2006
Just type in www.spa-aau.org go down the page to tae kwon do and you will see my name as well as my teachers name. period! Your a blow hard! Bla, Bla, Bla, that is what you are doing. Class over!
GMK 100% REAL DEAL
TRUSTED TOO MUCH

United States

#23 Oct 27, 2006
GM Kit Mattson wrote:
Hello,
Your a complete idiot! Moon Kyu Im, Was Just voted
President of the world martial arts masters federation. Your upper management comment was funny!
Can't certify really,Tell that to the 4 new 1st dan. students that just got there AAU Black Belt certificates on Mon. List your name idiot. We go to all tournements. Our cheif instructor Michael just won california qualifier and went to nationals. We do in house ones for little kids so they can have a fun event! Have you ever noticed people never list their names, could it be they are lying!! We are
a fantastic dojo, that gives great service and instruction and that cares about it people. We are honest. That is why we have the biggest schools in the inland empire and have 14 years in business.
You are nothing more than a idiot and will never be more than that.GMK
IF YOUR CERTIFICATES WERE LEGITIMATE AND YOU WERE TRAINED PROPERLY MAYBE YOU WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN KICKED IN THE HEAD SO MUCH AND YOU COULD SPELL PROPERLY.
TRUSTED TOO MUCH

United States

#24 Oct 27, 2006
GM Kit Mattson wrote:
Hello,
Your a complete idiot! Moon Kyu Im, Was Just voted
President of the world martial arts masters federation. Your upper management comment was funny!
Can't certify really,Tell that to the 4 new 1st dan. students that just got there AAU Black Belt certificates on Mon. List your name idiot. We go to all tournements. Our cheif instructor Michael just won california qualifier and went to nationals. We do in house ones for little kids so they can have a fun event! Have you ever noticed people never list their names, could it be they are lying!! We are
a fantastic dojo, that gives great service and instruction and that cares about it people. We are honest. That is why we have the biggest schools in the inland empire and have 14 years in business.
You are nothing more than a idiot and will never be more than that.GMK
SO DID MOON IM FORM ANOTHER ORGANIZATION? "NTU" IS HIS ORGANIZATION AND I WOULD BE WILLING TO BET THAT "WORLD MARTIAL ARTS MASTERS FEDERATION' WAS ALSO FORMED BY HIM.

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