2017-2018 Beginning Taekwondo Classes (SLP Community Education)

The Pine Tree Taekwondo program will be available for anyone grade 3 and older starting September 18th! There are two sections for this class.  Monday & Wednesday 7:00pm Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm These classes are offered in coordination with the school calendar. If there isn’t school that day, this class won’t meet. Please note that […]

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2017-2018 Advanced Taekwondo Classes (SLP Community Education)

The Pine Tree Taekwondo program will be available for anyone grade 3 and older starting September 18th! Previous martial arts experience is required for joining this class. Please contact the instructor with questions. There are two sections for this class.  Monday & Wednesday 7:30pm Tuesday & Thursday 6:30pm These classes are offered in coordination with […]

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RMAA Adult Black Belt Camp 2017

Pine Tree Taekwondo, part of the Song Moo Kwan lineage and member of World Song Moo Kwan United, was able to create the opportunity for a Song Moo Kwan Grand Master Roy Bushman and Master Andy Choi to teach at the Regional Martial Arts Alliance’s Adult Black Belt seminar. It was an awesome opportunity for […]

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Battle of Columbus & more!

Just over two weeks to this multi-event weekend! I’m greatly looking forward to all of the events happening! I get the chance to see outstanding martial artists compete, to join in the recognition of martial arts accomplishments, and to meet and train with Song Moo Kwan seniors and peers!

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World Song Moo Kwan United

Over Memorial Day weekend (May 26th – 29th), the World Song Moo Kwan United (WSMKU) will be holding a summit with training and testing. The first events were part of the Bruce Lee & Legends Hall of Honor inductions (some inductions listed in the package linked here). Several 1st and 2nd generation Grand Masters and Masters […]

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Chung Bong Hyungs, Volume 2

The Chung Bong hyung were developed by Sr.GM Jun Seon “Jay” Hyon. They were taught to his students and the tradition began. This first volume contains the descriptions of hyungs four through six. Follow the link to additional information and ordering!

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Chung Bong Hyungs, Volume 1

The Chung Bong hyung were developed by Sr.GM Jun Seon “Jay” Hyon. They were taught to his students and the tradition began. This first volume contains the descriptions of hyungs one through three. Follow the link to additional information and ordering!

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East Central dojang move!

Due to changes with our current host, East Central dojang classes move to the Isanti Community Center starting January 3rd. See the East Central dojang page for a map. The class times don’t change.

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WTMA Class schedule update

Starting January 2017, there will be some schedule changes to add training opportunities.These can be seen on the calendars connected to each dojang location page. We have also partnered with Spring Lake Community Education to provide Taekwondo classes as part of their programming. These classes will happen during the scheduled times below. Below is a […]

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Your Hero’s Journey

I finally took the time to watch the whole documentary. There is SO much that connects to our martial arts training! This is one that I think should be watched and studied. Part of our responsibility as a martial arts school is to help prepare you (The Hero) to go out into your Journey!

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Chung Bong Hyung books!

As Song Moo Kwan moves forward under the director of SGM Joon Pyo Choi, he has stated that the accomplishments of SGM Bung Jick Ro’s direct students should be recognized for the impact that they’ve had on Taekwondo. Among these students are Senior Grand Master Il Joo Kim and Senior Grand Master Jun Seon Hyon. […]

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Article Published!

It has been quite a while since this happened but I got published! Here’s the original text and layout!

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Supreme Grand Master Ro, Byung Jick passed away today!

Byung Jick Ro,(1919-2015) Taekwondo Legendary Supreme Grandmaster passed away on Thursday 9/10/2015. He was the founder of Song Moo Kwan and a past president of the Korea Taekwondo Association. His efforts have greatly affected what Taekwondo is today. He will be greatly missed.

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Now Available !

We have partnered with MyLocker.com to make printed and embroidered items available on-demand with no minimum quantities. Browse through the available items and designs. There are branded logos and stock designs. Please review the pages closely to see what customization is available. http://www.white-tiger-martialarts.com/wtma-store/wtma-clothing-orders/ **Note: the gear bags will still be specially ordered as they come […]

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A question about Taekwondo stances.

The Taekwondo that I have learned doesn’t use this version of the “Fighting” stance. I am interested in hearing the principles and concepts behind why this version is used. I’ve heard that it provides a “smaller target” but is there more? Thanks in advance for helping me learn about it.

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Re-connecting to Song Moo Kwan!

Song Moo Kwan Taekwondo is one of the most prominent and influential original schools that developed in Korea. The founder, Supreme Grand Master Byung Jick Ro, has built a strong reputation for himself and Song Moo Kwan through his dedication to training and the roles in developing Taekwondo. This is evident in his Supreme Grand […]

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Leaders Eat Last

Simon Sinek discusses several key points in this presentation. Please take some time for a little homework. I think it is worth the time you’ll invest.

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