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About Us

Taekwondo (태권도) is a Korean martial art and the national sport of South Korea. It combines combat techniques, self-defense, sport, exercise, and in some cases meditation and philosophy.

Physically, Taekwondo develops strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina.

Although the benefits of Taekwondo are well known, it takes finding the right Master and the right environment to achieve your goals. Whether you are looking to get in shape, develop self-confidence and discipline, or even compete on a national/international level, Master Ji is dedicated to helping you reach your goals and your full potential.

Students can expect to:

  • To learn the techniques of Taekwondo

  • Both anaerobic and aerobic workout, including stretching

  • Self-defense techniques (hosinsool 호신술)

  • Patterns (also called poomsae 품새/品勢)

  • Sparring (called gyeorugi 겨루기)

  • Relaxation and meditation exercises; breathing control

  • Throwing and/or falling techniques (deonjigi 던지기 and ddeoreojigi 떨어지기)

  • A focus on mental and ethical discipline, etiquette, justice, respect, and self-confidence

  • Breaking (gyeokpa 격파 or weerok), using techniques to break boards for testing, training and martial arts demonstrations.

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