Chung Do Kwan, created by Won Kuk Lee in 1944, is one of the first of nine schools of Kwan teaching what came to be known as taekwondo. This style of Tae Kwon Do is known for its overall power and emphasis on kicks to the head
Families that kick together, stay together!
Taekwondo is an excellent family sport. Here at Evolution we have many families who are in class every week deepening their family bond. Evolution provides a family friendly environment.
What is taught in a Tae Kwon Do class?
Tae Kwon Do is a modern martial art, characterized by its fast high and spinning kicks. It is one of the most popular martial arts practiced world wide. It is also a summer Olympic sport. The use of kicking techniques distinguishes Tae Kwon Do from the other martial arts. The philosophy behind Tae Kwon Do emphasizes the use of the legs because they are the longest and strongest weapon a martial artist has. Kicks have the greatest potential to strike without retaliation. Tae Kwon Do develops strength, speed, balance, flexibility, and stamina. Tae Kwon Do allows students to quickly enhance in area of coordination, intrinsic motivation, self-defense, self-discipline, and personal enjoyment. In addition to learning a valuable lifetime activity, students are taught patterns, kicking, stances, blocks, and sparring techniques.