Tae Kwon Do:
     A Way of Life


   What is Tae Kwon Do?  It is a philosophy, and the Korean art of self-defense.  Literally translated it means "foot-hand art".  However, it is much more than kicking and punching.  It is designed as a non-violent system to benefit both the body and the mind. It embodies physical and mental discipline with a deep philosophy. 
 
   Today, Tae Kwon Do is practiced world wide. WhileTae Kwon Do  can be practiced for no more than self-defense, there is a much deeper objective to be reached for this ancient art. Tae Kwon Do is an action philosophy that when seriously committed to will affect every aspect of a student's life. And, the tremendous amount of exercise that is required will develop one's body so that good health, energy and stamina can be enjoyed for a lifetime .  


     There are many benefits one can enjoy in today's world by practicing this ancient art.  Grade school, high school and college students can develop the self awareness, confidence and the spirit to achieve high goals, which can result in consistently high academic and personal levels. Developing inner strength and the ability to stand by one's convictions is an important benefit of studying and practicing the Tae Kwon Do way of life.  

   Commitment to training provides an excellent opportunity to meet other people with similar goals of high acheivement.  The fellowship and friendships from this common bond of personal growth can last a lifetime.

   The level of personal growth from Tae Kwon do  training is directly proportionate to the amount of time and effort put forth.  As character, and the will and spirit to achieve one's full potential develops, friends and associates, and society as a whole will recognize the mental, physical and spiritual development gained by the student from studying Tae Kwon Do. 

   Thus, Tae Kwon do  is a guide, a doctrine for the formation of outstanding character, a modern world sport and a unique philosophy. 

    It is a "Way of Life".