Taekwondo & Hapkido Classes at UMAFC
Belt ranking represents the advancement and dedication in Martial Arts. White Belt, meaning purity – no knowledge of Martial Arts, up to Black Belt, which symbolizes a deep understanding and coming together of all belts.
What is Taekwondo?
Taekwondo (Korean Karate) is an ancient Korean art of self-defense. Translated literally, Taekwondo means “art of hand and foot fighting.” This art is the ultimate in self defense and physical fitness for men and women of all age.
Through the scientific use of the body in form and technique, Taekwondo ultimately aims to develop the character of its participants. The practice of this art demands vigorous and persevering training, its reward are self-confidence, physical fitness, mental alertness, leadership and respect.
A fine Art
Unused potential becomes lost potential. As machine parts need oil to functioning smoothly, so muscles need exercise. Taekwondo builds and maintains muscle tone. It’s insistence on mental alertness helps keep a sound mind in a sound body. Unwanted weight disappears, flabby muscles are firmed, and youthful resilience is achieved and maintained.
A Physical Conditioner
Unused potential becomes lost potential. As machine parts need oil to keep functioning smoothly, so muscles need exercise. Taekwondo builds and maintain muscle tone. It’s insistence on mental alertness helps keep a sound mind in a sound body. Unwanted weight disappears, flabby muscles are firmed, and youthful resilience is achieved and maintained.
Taekwondo Makes Major Joints into Weapons
Fist turn into hammers, fingertips into sharp spearheads, the edges of the palm into knife blades, and the feet can have the effect of huge iron hammers. To create such effects, there are basic ways to turn the fist, hand, leg, and foot into weapons and also actions to move such body weapons.
There are various forms to swiftly connect sequences of actions that move the weapons to the right and to the left, forward and backward, for both defense and attack.
Power Rangers (Ages 4-6)
Our ‘Power Ranger’ class utilizes the natural energy & excitement of children to develop a healthy body and mind. Whether learning kicking techniques, gymnastic tumbling, or weapons training, we provide a program that is safe, effective, and fun! We help shape a strong, healthy body and well-built mental focus that will help your child as they begin school.
Beginners & Intermediate (Ages 7-12)
White belt signifies purity – no knowledge of martial arts. We have designed our Beginners & Intermediate classes around this basic principle, giving each new student a warm welcome and encouragement.
Send your kids back to school with self-discipline and confidence. They’ll love coming to class!
Advanced (Ages 7-12)
Martial Arts build the best role models! Advanced students engage in martial arts with maturity. We cultivate leadership by encouraging Advanced students to become Assistant Instructors to Beginner classes.
Teens & Adults (Ages 13+)
Taekwondo is for everyone!
Whether you’re looking for a new school, want to try a different style of martial arts, or simply desire a new workout plan, we provide ways to meet your needs and help you grow at any age.
IN THE CENTRE OF THE CITY
Come visit us!
Open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Class times depend on the rank and age of participants, please follow the schedule page for detailed information.
1424 30th St, San Diego, CA 92154