We offer Taekwondo group classes for kids, teens and adults with a focus on cultivating our mind-body connection, while achieving a healthy balance in life through physical fitness and relaxation through meditation.
Kukkiwon is the World Taekwondo Headquarters for instructor education and dan certification. Kukkiwon sets black belt promotion test regulations and dan certificates are recognized internationally & required for Olympic competition.
World Taekwondo (WT) is the international federation governing body for the sport of Taekwondo and it reports that a total of 188 member nations are part of this federation. WT oversees the rules of the sport, which include sparring, poomsae, and board breaking.
USA Taekwondo is the national governing body of Taekwondo for the United States Olympic Committee and thus an official member of World Taekwondo. Taekwondo Wellness is a local member of USA Taekwondo that is committed to promoting healthy, active, and joyful lives among youth, adults, and families through training in traditional Taekwondo.
US High School Taekwondo is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of bringing Taekwondo to high schools across the United States. This would allow high school Taekwondo athletes to continue to practice the sport they love with the peers and earn their varsity letters just like any other sport.
This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions and misconceptions about martial arts. In short, martial arts can actually reduce aggression. However, research has shown that training in a martial arts school that solely focuses on competition does increase aggression while training in a martial arts school that incorporates philosophy, forms, sparring, meditation in addition to competition actually lower aggression. TKD Wellness does participate in competition/sport Taekwondo but our curriculum includes many of those key components.
No, new students are not required to have previous martial arts experience.
Children classes at TKD Wellness start at age 7 and up.
No, we don’t do contracts because we also value flexibility and we are confident that our students will want to be apart of our community. We offer month to month memberships as well as discounted memberships for multi-month memberships paid in advance.
TKD Wellness membership fees are affordable compared to other programs that can cost over $150/month. We also want to encourage families to train together and give large discounts as a result.
Our prices are:
$125 Monthly Membership
$85 Monthly Addition Family Member
$230 Monthly Family (3 or More Members) Membership
TKD Wellness strives to be transparent with students about fees. Like many sports there are equipment, association and tournament costs and fees.
No, students are not required to compete in tournaments.
Beginning students (white, yellow & orange belt) are not expected nor required to spar. Intermediate (green to purple belt) and advanced students (Brown and higher) are expected to participate in in-class sparring drills but are not required to participate in free-sparring nor sparring competitions.
Yes. TKD Wellness was initially developed by Dr. Torres, clinical psychologist, as a therapy group for children, teens and adults with mental health diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, anger and Autism. Students are encouraged to go at their own pace and training drills can be modified as needed. Thus all students with and without special needs are welcomed.
Take your training to the next level by joining the Competition & Demo Team. Team members get extra training focused on deliberate practice of key skills to enhance their competitive edge. Learn goal setting, mental skills and get ready to compete at your best. Team members will also train towards annual state, national tournaments and perhaps even international Taekwondo competitions.
Team members must be established students yellow belt or above who are interested in sport Taekwondo competition & performing public demonstrations.
(Individual, Pairs, Teams)
(Individual, Team Demonstrations)