International Championships

I am happy to announce that our 9th International Championships will take place in Orlando FL on July 20 & 21, 2018.  We have chosen a great venue: The Hotel & Spa Resort at Lake Buena Vista (near Disney Springs). The property is located right across the street from Disney World and within walking distance more »

School News

We would like to congratulate the following students for successfully completing the Summer Testing cycle. Their efforts and progress have been rewarding, and we hope that they will continue their hard training in Tang Soo Do: Katarina Klacko            2nd Dan Maya de Luis               2nd more »

Ready for Battle?

When People think of a martial artist, they tend to dwell on the height of their front kick, or how many boards they can break, but there is another facet to training that many people tend to forget.  A martial artist trains in awareness and preparedness.  Of course, when you, as a martial artist walk more »

Shouting from Rooftops!

Being an eager student or instructor and training in a great dojang, with a great team, is one of the most rewarding experiences that can happen in anyone’s life. It leads to an endless number of outstanding friendships and relationships that brings out the best in everyone mentally, physically and emotionally. Shouting from the rooftops is more »

As You Think, So Shall You Become

We all want to perform at our best. To accomplish this we must remember BEST stands for: B = Healthy Body E = Healthy Emotions S = Positive Speech T = Powerful Thinking “As you think, so shall you become” – Bruce Lee People usually dismiss this and yet truer words have never been spoken. When we zoom in a bit more, we realize the truth: “Your more »

Black Belt Leaders & Champions Shout from the Rooftops!

Being an eager student or instructor and training in a great dojang, with a great team, is one of the most rewarding experiences that can happen in anyone’s life. It leads to an endless number of outstanding friendships and relationships that brings out the best in everyone mentally, physically and emotionally. Shouting from the rooftops is more »

2016 Victories

As the year draws to an end, it is a good time to reflect on all of our accomplishments and personal victories. We have had many this year and it is in no small part due to all our collective efforts: We welcomed 13 new students We achieved record participation at the Black Belt Camp more »

Black Belt Leaders & Champions Master Their Emotions!

All of us are emotional beings. The better you are able to control your emotions, the healthier and happier you’ll be, and the better you will perform in the Martial Arts and in life. This includes how you handle stress. “Master your emotions, or your emotions will become your master.”  Often times, our emotions are more »

Black Belt Leaders & Champions are Motivated to Take Action

What keeps a Champion so motivated? The answer is “Action”. Action creates Motivation! Too often, people are waiting to get motivated, before they take any action. That’s not how motivation works. Once you take action, motivation follows. The more action you take, the more motivated you will become. Once you decide what you want in more »

Bill – The Guy you Love to Hate

Bill is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, “If I were any better, I would be twins!” He was a natural motivator. If an employee was having more »

Health & Fitness Tip: Progress vs. Perfection

This week we are reminding you to seek progress versus perfection in your fitness goals. Perhaps you’re trying to drop weight, reduce your body fat %, improve your speed or increase your flexibility. All are very good goals at any level of training. Seek positive progress versus expecting perfection. Anyone that seeks perfection is rarely going more »

Health & Fitness Tip: Food is Fuel!

A great attitude combined with hard and smart training will bring you great results. Add in high test fuel and your preparing yourself for explosive results. If you want to be a peak performer and become a World Class Achiever, you’re going to need energy and that extra energy is going to come from the fuel more »

Minimum vs. Maximum

As we end our series on Habits of Excellence, we focus on Minimum vs. Maximum. This is a theory of developing the habit of giving your maximum effort & always pushing to exceed your previous best performances. When you push yourself to your current maximum and then strive for 10% improvement, you constantly raise the bar on your more »

Mushin

Mushin is the concept of going from thought to acting without conscious thought. It is actually acting with one mind. It is refined memory to the point of subconscious action. For example, we are all very fortunate that we do not have to consciously remember to breath, ask our heart to beat, and or do more »

Habit of Finishing Strong!

You often hear in class: “Last set – Best Set!” Or “Last Round – Best Round!”  Both used to anchor the mind set and the Habit of Finishing Strong. Experts in Peak Performance remind us that high levels of success and achievement in any endeavor is 20% mechanics and 80% psychological. Simply meaning that once you’ve mastered the fundamental skills you need more »

Black Belts Leaders & Champions Train for Gain!

Some people train hard, some train smart, the goal should be to train harder and smarter. This is the best way to insure positive and consistent gains in your Tang Soo Do training and in life. Most aspects of Tang Soo Do training are very measurable and predictable. Flexibility, strength, endurance and skill level, are more »

The Best always strive to get Better!

Hang around any successful achiever and you will soon realize why they are so successful. They always strive to get better. Study the best in sports or athletic competition, study the best in business, art, leadership, or any endeavor: you’ll quickly see that they are always striving to get better. The best must always get more »

2015 Victories!

As the year draws to an end, it is a good time to reflect on all of our accomplishments and personal victories. We have had many this year and it is in no small part due to all our collective efforts: We welcomed 12 new students (4 adults & 8 kids) We achieved record participation more »