Why do you teach Martial Arts?
I felt that if I could plant a seed with children, they will remember and grow up to be good people. At my school, I do not only teach people how to be a black belt at the Dojang but also in life.
What are the benefits of teaching Taekwondo to 3 year and 4 year-olds ?
Basic motor skills, listening, balance, and focus.
What about older kids?
Better grades, focus, self-respect, confidence boost, higher self esteem, and discipline.
What benefits can adults expect from your class?
Self-defense, self-respect, confidence boost and weight-loss.
How many belts are there for Tae Kwon Do?
White, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, and Black and the stripes in between each belt. For instance, you can either be a green belt or a green belt with a stripe. The stripe means you are almost ready to move on to the next belt color. If you had a green belt with a stripe, you would be a Senior Green belt.
What is the belt order?
White, Senior White , Yellow, Senior Yellow, Green, Senior Green, Blue, Senior Blue, Red, Senior Red and of course, Black.
What are the forms in Tae Kwon Do?
There are 8 forms or Taeguks.
- Il Jang – Yellow
- I Jang – Senior Yellow
- Sam Jang – Green
- Sa Jang – Senior Green
- Oh Jang – Blue
- Yuk Jang – Senior Blue
- Chil Jang – Red
- Pal Jang – Senior Red
What are the rules of the Dojang?
- Respect Seniors (higher belts, higher ranks, parental figures)….Respect
- Avoid Conflicts
- Be Humble
- Respect Parents/Family
- Help Each Other