For the holidays we will be closed Dec 22nd-26th, reopening the 27th, then closed again Dec 29th-Jan 2nd, reopening on the 3rd.

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Taekwon-Do and Me – Jennifer Butler, 2nd Dan

Taekwon-do and Me By Jennifer Butler Over the past 20 years, I have wanted to start back up with martial arts. My brother, George, had taken several different types of martial arts including Taekwon-do. I had always admired him and looked up to him. He had great skill. I also found myself drawn to many […]

When should I test?

Taekwon Do International has set 30 classes as a general guideline for the interval between tests. This is a recommendation, not a hard and fast rule. Many people are ready to test after 25 classes, but as each person’s skill and ability differ, students will be invited to test at the discretion of the head […]

Original, Traditional Taekwon-Do

Two words that we frequently use to describe our Taekwon-Do are “original” and “traditional”. “Original” is in reference to the original patterns and intent of Taekwon-Do when General Choi and many others came together in 1955. Some years later, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) came into existence with the intent to redefine the movements and […]

History of Oneonta Taekwon-Do

Oneonta Taekwon-Do was started in December of 2004 not from a desire to open a school, but from a desire to practice Taekwon-Do. After more than a year without training at Grandmaster Kim’s school in New York City, I was restless and frustrated.  I had spent my first year in Oneonta looking for a place […]

Zumba, t-shirts, sneakers, and lots of Yellow

Happy Birthday to Taekwon-Do (and Finn)!  April 11, 1955 is the day Taekwon-Do was given it’s official name by General Choi Hong Hi. Zumba® If you haven’t heard about Zumba®, you haven’t heard about the most exciting thing to happen in the fitness industry.  It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving […]

Black belt seminar 3 DVD set

Just in time for the holidays!  Order your copy of the Taekwon-Do International black belt seminar DVD.  Learn the patterns from Grandmaster Suk Jun Kim, 9th Dan.  Learn the history of Taekwon-Do and martial arts from Grandmaster Kim, a practitioner and teacher for over 40 years. All students wishing to improve their skills and knowledge […]

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