Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, heavily influenced by the Japanese occupation of Korea, a century ago, when all Koreans learned some form of Japanese art, perceived to make them more Japanese. Shotokan karate as envisioned by Funikoshi shows its influence in Taekwondo(TKD) in the forms and defenses taught in many modern TKD schools. The Koreans then returned to tKD the higher flowing kicks of Chinese tradition. The Olympics has allowed TKD a chance to utilize modern science in terms of body mechanics for both power and safety in a way many other arts have not. TKD is versatile enough to be enjoyed by people of varied body types and physical abilities. It's moral componants make it an ideal art for children, and the high kicks can be ...more....
Our original location and the school's home dojang. This location opened in 2000 and is run by Jim and Karen Saxton who travel extensively to keep their training up to date, in all 4 arts: TKD, Tai Chi, Hapkido and Systema. Aided by a team of black belts, they work to keep their school on the top of the latest in martial arts.more
Bandon: Community Ctr, 11th St, Bandon
The Bandon location was founded in 2005, at the Bandon Community Center aka the Barn. We left during the renovation and returned in 2012, finding it to be the best fit for our work in the community more...
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Our Mission statement: To promote the martial arts in the best manner possible to the community of Coquille the County of Coos, the state Oregon, the west coast and ultimately the world. To show respect and honor to our instructors by promoting our art through honor and respect, and to maintain our membership in national and international associations. To find the value in all martial arts and unite them in one harmonious community. To make our martial arts "family" a cornerstone of that community. To provide quality martial arts training at a reasonable cost , with no contracts, no upgrades: just honesty and integrity.
If you could pay to help your child:
Improve his or her grades
Be respectful to self and others
Learn to avoid injury in other sports
Defend against bullies, without being a bully
Build self confidence
Learn to live a healthy active lifestyle
All in 2-3 hours per week?
Would you? Of course you would.
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It is our job to ensure your family the best possible martial arts training possible, which in turn will teach you and your child the above values and goals.