Q: What style of martial arts do you teach?

A: We specialize in teaching Taekwondo, Jodo, and submission grappling, but also incorporate elements from other martial arts disciplines to provide a well-rounded training experience.

Q: What is Taekwondo?

A: Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that emphasizes kicking techniques, but also includes hand strikes and other forms of self-defense.

Q: What is Jodo?

A: Jodo is a Japanese martial art that focuses on the use of the short staff (jo) as a weapon for self-defense.

Q: What is Grappling?

A: Grappling refers to a range of techniques and strategies used in martial arts to immobilize, control, or submit an opponent through grappling, throws, and joint locks.

Q: Is martial arts suitable for all ages?

A: Yes! Martial arts can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from young children to seniors.

Q: What are the benefits of practicing martial arts?

A: The benefits of practicing martial arts include improved physical fitness, increased flexibility and strength, greater mental focus and discipline, enhanced self-esteem and confidence, and the ability to defend oneself in dangerous situations.

Q: Do I need any prior experience to start training in martial arts?

A: Absolutely not! Our classes are designed to cater to students of all skill levels, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners.

Q: What equipment do I need for martial arts training?

A: Depending on the specific style of martial arts, you may need to purchase equipment such as a uniform, protective gear (e.g. headgear, gloves, shin guards), and training weapons (e.g. staff, sword). You will not need anything to start training.

Q: How often should I attend classes?

A: We recommend attending classes at least two to three times a week in order to make consistent progress and reap the benefits of martial arts training. Those that cannot make at least two classes a week are encouraged to practice at home. 

Q: Are there different levels or belts in Taekwondo, Jodo, and grappling?

A: Yes, each of these martial arts has its own belt system to mark progress and rank. Our instructors will provide more information on the specific belt system for each martial art. 

Q: Do I have to compete in tournaments to progress in Taekwondo, Jodo, and grappling?

A: No, competition is not required to progress in these martial arts. We offer a range of classes for students who are interested in competition, as well as those who prefer to focus on self-defense and personal development. 

Q: Can I try a class before committing?

A: Yes, we offer trial classes so you can get a feel for our teaching style and training environment before deciding to commit to a membership.

Q: How do I sign up for classes?

A: You can sign up for classes by phone, or in-person at our martial arts school.

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