2022 Winter – Spring Community Education Classes

Classes start January 18, 2022! Come join us for the fun and work! Martial arts training improves fitness, discipline, focus, and confidence! Learning the helps develop leadership and problem solving to benefit daily life! Haidong Gumdo (Korean Sword) Haidong Gumdo is a Korean sword art that is open to ages 12 and older. This teaches […]

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When do you work?

I don’t usually use a meme to make a point but… This one fits for martial arts very well. I’ve been teaching for over 35 years now and have seen a wide variety of students come through the door. Not only the typical 8 year old to 70+ year old but the reasons for why […]

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The Line of My People

“…there do I see the line of my people back to the beginning.” Recently my martial arts training has taken a major upturn. After many years of training and researching my Song Moo Kwan Taekwondo heritage, I have received a chance to take some really big forward steps. Additionally, I’ve had another chance to train […]

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“footsteps of the men of old”

“I seek not only to follow in the footsteps of the men of old, I seek the things they sought.” – Matsuo Basho Well, I guess that this phrase is partly true, though. I want to follow in the footsteps of these original leaders but I will try to vary from them upon seeing a […]

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Korean Karate…is what we really do.

Okay, Wyatt, I apologize for having given you such a hard time about calling your training “Karate”. I am very proud of my Song Moo Kwan lineage. From what I have been able to learn about Grandmaster Ro, Byung Jick and his accomplishments show great intelligence, wisdom and courage. The roles that he has held […]

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My classes are NOT fitness classes!

I am NOT a fitness instructor! My martial arts are NOT a fitness class! Recently, I found a posting for a Martial Arts Instructor position with a major fitness center. The requirements were listed as: (copied from the job posting listed today – 6/4/2014) —– Qualifications – High School diploma or GED preferred – Six months to […]

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