Curriculum

Taekwon-Do is a modern martial art with a history that spans back thousands of years in an ancient method of self-defense that has been refined with modern day physics to become one of the most powerful martial arts in existence. It integrates the best of foot, hand, elbow, and knee techniques, as well as throws and joint locks, in a system of self-defense combinations.

Mightyfist Taekwon-Do exemplifies the high standards set by the International Taekwon-do Federation (ITF). It offers a beneficial program for all ages, that increases physical fitness and confidence, heightens mental alertness and has a strong ethical foundation best exemplified by the five tenets of Taekwon-Do: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit.

  • Patterns - These are combinations of techniques performed against imaginary opponents. This helps the student to develop focus and power while maintaining natural and fluid body motion.
  • Fundamentals - The building blocks of Taekwon-Do, the proper execution and full understanding of each punch, block or kick is essential in order to become a proficient Black Belt.
  • Sparring - Performed in a strictly controlled environment, the actual application of Taekwon-Do is practiced against peers. A no contact policy is employed at all lower levels.
  • Breaking - Once a student obtains a certain level of proficiency in Taekwon-Do, wood, bricks, and re-breakable boards are used to measure the effectiveness of the students' technique and power.
  • Self-defense - Close contact grappling and release methods are part of the ITF curriculum. Seminars with instructors from the police and military service are also a regular part of training.
  • Competitions - Students can compete in tournaments with the opportunity to win medals and trophies in individual or team events in all aspects of Taekwon-Do.

 

Whatever you are looking for in Martial Arts,
Mightyfist Taekwon-Do has a program that fits your needs.