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What is Taekwondo Spirit

The original spirit of taekwondo comes from the most basic instincts to survive and was developed as a way to defend oneself by the way of the kick and punch (Tae -to kick, Kwon - blow with hand, and Do - way of life, school...


The Original Spirit of Tae Kwon Do

Korean ancestors endured many natural disasters and went through many restrictions in their ordinary life experiences. It was because of this that they learned to rely upon their spiritual connections found between themselves, nature and the heavens, the sun, moon and rain. The Han people eventually developed tribal and agricultural communities which, once established, enabled them to arrive at a seon or a sense of impeccable virtuousness which they placed first and foremost as their philosophical beliefs.

The Different Movement Principles Of Taekwondo Poomsae

Taekwondo Black-Belt

Each Poomsae or movement order of Taekwondo Poomsae is predetermined; therefore, it is essential that you practice accordingly. This predetermined movement line is known as the Poomsae Seon. All forms in the Poomsae have a beginning and an end manifested in defined forms and within a single place. To learn the style and order, it is essential you have an understanding of the principles. The three principles of Poomsae are:

2017 Tarrytown Schedule (Effective: 01/02/2017)

Monday Hong Ik Lesson 4:00 – 4:40 Children Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, Red/Black 4:40 – 5:20 Children White 5:20 – 6:00 Children All Bodan, Black 6:00 – 6:40 Family Red, Brown, Red/Black, All Bodan, Black 6:40 – 7:20 Family White, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple 7:20 – 8:00 All Adults 8:00– 8:50 Tuesday PeeWee Yellow 4:00 – 4:40 PeeWee Orang, Green 4:40 – 5:20 Pee...