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National TaeKwon-Do formerly Kansas TaeKwon-Do
Imagine the Possibilities
9524 Eby St.
Overland Park, KS 66212
Instructor: Suzan Crochet
VII Degree Black Belt
(816) 506-4246

Definition of TaeKwon-Do

TaeKwon-Do is a Korean martial art of self defense. Literally translated, "Tae" means to kick or smash with the foot. "Kwon" means to punch or destroy with the hand. "Do" means the art or way. TaeKwon-Do is a very effective form of self defense that emphasizes the importance of the tenets and the student oath.

National TaeKwon-Do Mission Statement

At National TaeKwon-Do, it is our mission to teach both effective techniques and how to apply the tenets and the student oath to daily life. We honor and respect the differences in individuals and strive to help every person experience success and personal growth.


Tenets

Courtesy (showing honor, respect and consideration for yourself and others)

Integrity (knowing the difference between right and wrong and having the conscience to do what is right)

Perseverance (the ability to keep going in spite of obstacles even when you would rather stop)

Self Control (the ability to take charge of your words, actions, and thoughts)

Indomitable Spirit (the ability to start a task even when there seem to be insurmountable odds)


Student Oath

I shall observe the tenets of TaeKwon-Do.
I shall respect Instructors and Seniors.
I shall never misuse TaeKwon-Do.
I shall be a champion of freedom and justice.
I shall build a more peaceful world.
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