We are here to help students train their body and mind to the best of their ability. Our job is to aid each student attain their personal goal such as,
We follow the 5 tenets of Tae Kwon Do to help our students reach these goals:
Through the practice of our 5 tenets, our students learn some of the values it takes to become leaders and valuable members of their community.
Every student is motivated by different goals, each unique to them. Our motivation is watching the joy that our students get when they achieve levels they never thought possible, watching them execute techniques that they never thought they could, and seeing their fitness level increase each time they come to class. Our motivation is watching our students grow as martial artists, but more importantly, as people.
No doubt one of life’s most treasured assets is good health. One of the great cardinal sins of mankind is his abuse of this asset. Wealth, power, fame and the blessings of physical beauty are all relatively unimportant if one does not possess good health. The study of the martial arts offers several unique advantages to the physical fitness of the student. The typical training provides the following benefits:
We employ a belt ranking system within our school as a way to allow our students a tangible method of judging their progress. Beginning students start as white belts and, with time and effort, advance through our belt system.
As the students work toward each new belt, their responsibility is to learn the new techniques and forms of that belt. This is one of the ways that we help our students to become accountable for themselves. Students are tasked with practicing the new techniques taught in class on their own and know that without the hard work in class and at home, they will not receive the reward of a new belt.
Our fifth and most important tenet, Indomitable Spirit, is the belief that the student must first believe that they can achieve the objective they desire. As our students continue in class, their confidence grows as they reach each new rank. The growing belief in themselves is one of our goals for all of our students. We want them to have the confidence in themselves not to be afraid to pursue their own dreams.
Martial Arts training offers a superior means of developing the characteristics of good performance in other sports: