Tae Kwon Do, a needed element in life.
Dedicated to building good citizens through the art of Taekwondo. Focusing on mental, physical, and spiritual training to create a world of impactful leaders.
What Is Tae Kwon Do?
The meaning of Tae Kwon Do is composed of three parts. “Tae” means “the foot”, “Kwon” means “the fist”, and “Do” means “the way” or “discipline”. When all three words are combined, we can see that there are two important concepts behind Taekwondo.
Taekwondo is the discipline of or the way of using your feet and hands. Taekwondo is also a way to control and or prevent fights from happening. Ultimately, Taekwondo is an art form to make the world a more peaceful place.
Key To Success
Listen - Certified and qualified instructors teach each class with passion and give tons of knowledge to help each student develop. Listen with the intent to learn.
Watch - The instructors and Black Belts have a lot of experience in Taekwondo. When they show examples of any kind, watch and learn.
Apply energy - Taekwondo is an art form. It is important to express yourself during each of the practices through hard work and intensity.
Have fun - Nothing is worth learning unless you are having fun! Enjoy the process!
5 Tenants of Taekwondo - Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-control, Indomitable Spirit
I will learn - Discipline, Self respect, Honestly, Setting goals
I will develop - myself in a positive matter and avoid anything that will reduce my mental growth and physical health.
I will develop - self-discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others.
I will use - what I learn in class constructively and defensively to help myself and my fellow man and to never be abusive or offensive.
I will stay dedicated - to learning and not allow myself to give up without a fight.
- Students are to bow respectfully to the flag when entering or leaving the Dojang.
- Address your instructor as “Master _____” or “Mr. _____/Mrs. _____” and respond to any questions or commands from your instructor with “YES SIR” or “NO SIR.”
- Show respect to your fellow students that hold a higher rank belt.
- Students should notify instructors in advance of any absence.
- Fooling around or disrespect of any kind will not be allowed.
- Students will wear Do Bok (uniform) at all times during classes.
- Protective equipment is mandatory during sparring.
- Arrive at least 5 minutes before class.
- Unnecessary noise, talking, or laughing during class will not be allowed.
- No sparring is allowed without the instructor’s supervision.
- Taekwondo is for your health, self-defense, and mental discipline. Practicing consistently is key.