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Improve Flexibility, Balance, and Strength with our Adult Tae Kwon Do Classes!

East West Tae Kwon Do training offers numerous benefits. Our curriculum at East West Tae Kwon Do is centered around total body improvement, both physical and mental. You will see an increase in your physical fitness, cardiovascular health, self-discipline, and confidence...your journey begins right here in Potomac! 

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Even beginner students will develop techniques in striking and self defense. Our program at East West Tae Kwon Do will improve the overall physical and mental health of every person, regardless of age or experience level!

What is Tae Kwon Do?

What is Tae Kwon Do? Tae Kwon Do, translated as “The Way of the Hand and Foot,” is a Korean martial art characterized by fast, high and spinning kicks.  There are five main objectives in Tae Kwon Do:
  • Develop an appreciation for Tae Kwon Do as a sport and an art
  • Achieve physical fitness through positive participation
  • Improve mental discipline and build confidence
  • Learn self-defense skills
  • Develop a sense of responsibility for oneself and others

In the practice of Tae Kwon Do, there are four main disciplines studied, each playing an important role in developing a well-rounded and well-trained artist:

  • Poomsae (Forms): A series of movements for offense and defense techniques designed to express the style of conduct in which mental strength, Tae Kwon Do spirit, and physical refinements manifest.
  • Sparring: The sport of engagement in which athletes test their physical, mental and spiritual limits while attempting to achieve the highest number of points in a full-contact match.
  • Self-defense: Attaining the confidence and technical skill to defend oneself in the most antagonistic of situations.
  • Board Breaking: The physical expression of mental strength and breaking down barriers.

When learned together, these disciplines teach the student valuable skills in technique, focus, patience, perseverance, self-control, and self-confidence! No matter your age, ability, or fitness level, we are proud to help you continue your fitness journey through the martial arts. Join us in Potomac to get started!

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