WHAT IS TANG SOO DO?
It is an ancient Korean Art of empty hand and foot
fighting for conditioning and self-defense. It literally translates to
"Tang Open Hand Way". Although rooted in tradition, it is based upon a
scientific approach in the use of the body for self-defense. It accents
the passive, rather than the aggressive approach to confrontations - without
relinquishing human dignity. The development of the legs and superior
kicking techniques are some of the characteristics of TANG SOO DO.
Essentially, TANG SOO DO has been designed to develop and individuals body,
mind, and spirit. This in turn enhances one's character, integrity and
respect for all living things.
WHY STUDY TANG SOO DO?
TANG SOO DO is an approach to a way of life that
develops one's self-confidence, honor, fitness and control. An
individual's development is realized through the training in the various
techniques, self-defense, philosophy and non-contact fighting. Being
aerobic, it is excellent in promoting weight control and a general feeling of
WHO CAN STUDY TANG SOO DO?
Anyone who has a desire to learn and develop the
resources of their physical and inner abilities, can study TANG SOO DO.
Progress is on an individual basis, and therefore, requires personal commitment.
Open to women, children, and men, TANG SOO DO has no
equal in power and effectiveness.