Taekwondo is an exciting and powerful martial art known for its dynamic kicking and hand techniques. Although these techniques are centuries old, our programs are always evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing world.
We realize that each student possesses different physical abilities. Size and strength vary with each individual. Once you have acquired a strong foundation in the basics, our program will enhance your physical capabilities and maximize your self-defense skills. You will understand exactly what it takes, mentally and physically, to defend yourself or your loved ones should the need ever arise.
In Songahm Taekwondo, your instructor is not interested in just teaching self-defense, your instructor is interested in the completed personal development of each student. Individual attention is a feature of each and every class, allowing all students to progress quickly and confidently toward their personal goals. Our instructors take their responsibility seriously as role models for younger students, teaching them the importance of strong character, leadership, and good values. The teaching curriculum for Songahm Taekwondo is based on two concepts: “positive mental attitude” and “high goal setting.” We feel so positive about this program that we promise to give you and your family the most professional, well-supervised, and highest quality classes available in any sport or art.
The Benefits Of Taekwondo
Taekwondo is a very systematic martial art from Korea that involves head-height kicks, spinning, jumping, and fast kicking techniques. Taekwondo is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts and one of the more popular forms to learn. Many people enjoy Taekwondo at Strong Martial Arts because it involves more than just movement of the body, but also positive training of our spirit and mind.
Taekwondo at Strong Martial Arts in Richmond is also a great atmosphere to be in where you can succeed, gain self-esteem, and learn to never give up. We give you the skills you need to feel confident in your ability to defend yourself against any threat. We practice and practice to ensure that your muscles and body remember how to defend and counter any aggressor.
One of the main benefits of Taekwondo is improving your strength and balance. Taekwondo depends on kicking, which helps practitioners learn to balance their weight on one leg leaving the other one free to strike. This martial art utilizes your core strength and leg strength while working on your flexibility and agility. Taekwondo can also help greatly improve coordination and endurance.
Obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so a brand new workout to your routine will greatly help. At Strong Martial Arts, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body, so introducing yourself to martial arts is a great way to combat obesity and promote weight loss. In Taekwondo, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. Taekwondo is a high-energy training class that is great for weight loss.
Confidence Building/Good Example
Strong Martial Arts is dedicated to empowering you with the confidence and self-esteem needed to succeed in everyday life. Taekwondo can bring out the positive qualities that have always been a part of you, whether that is inner calm, positive mental attitude, patience, or self-discipline. Taekwondo will help you overcome fear, anger and self-doubt, and leave you feeling confident in any situation.
Variety Workouts/Stress Relief
Taekwondo helps build mental toughness, teaches the value of hard work, and gives you the persistence you need in everyday life. Many members at Strong Martial Arts have said that Taekwondo is also a great stress-relief from school or work because it helps take their mind off problems they are facing so they can focus all their thoughts into kicking the target in front of them. It is a workout where you have to have endurance to execute all the various kicks and punches until the end of class. By engaging your brain during class, Taekwondo can help provide a completely different workout that you won’t find anywhere else.
In Taekwondo, students are taught how to help each other out in class. Whether that be to help hold boards to break or targets for you to kick even to being sparring partners. By creating a bond of trust and reciprocation, you and your sparring partner can then practice various kicking combinations on each other and see how to make things work. Members at Strong Martial Arts have become close friends and help each other reach their goals.
Strong Martial Arts of Richmond will positively change you and your child.
Are you ready to take the next step towards a more healthier, confident, dedicated life?