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The Benefits

What are the benefits

The Benefits are many but to iterate some:

  • Awareness - of yourself and your surroundings
  • Self-Defence - real life strategies and techniques for defending yourself and loved ones from attack
  • Self-Discipline - transforming your attitude from procrastination to empowerment
  • Self-Confidence - exchanging fear and doubt for boldness, courage and belief
  • Physical Fitness - developing maximum strength, power, flexibility and excellent vitality
  • Mutual Respect - Instructors guide students and the cooperation of a partner is crucial

The martial arts were originally aimed towards self-defence and the preservation of life. Today, however, people come to us from all walks of life, each with their own reason for wanting to train in Taekwon-Do. Some want to learn self-defence, some want to become physically fit, some enjoy the sporting aspect of tournaments, and others just want to have fun. Whatever your reasons for wanting to train and grow with us, you will be surrounded by people with similar interests.

Reasons and Benefits are ManyNo matter what attracted you in the beginning, the only question of any significance is whether or not Martial Arts training can enhance the quality of your life. The answer is ABSOLUTELY! Even if you have no desire to ever throw a punch or kick outside the Do-Jang, training can enhance many areas of your life. Genuine training is for people of all walks of life from the CEO to the homemaker, from the multi-art black belt to the ‘never-thrown-a-kick’ beginner. It does NOT matter your age, skill level, size, gender, or level of strength or flexibility you have. If you desire to improve the quality of your life, you have much to gain from training today.

We incorporate and develop proven teaching methods that will not only help you learn the art of self-defence quickly and easily, but also provide a wide range of other exciting benefits for students of all ages and abilities.

Whatever your reasons or goals, Tong-Il Taekwon-Do Australia can help you to become mentally and physically fit. Start your journey today!


Assessing Progress

When you first walk into our Academy you will notice that the students will all wear coloured belts representing rank. This is part of the martial arts tradition/protocol and used to indicate the level of accomplishment and mastery of skills. As you increase your skills, you will move up through the ranks by changing the colour of your belt or adding on a stripe of the colour of the next belt to symbolize your achievement.

When you begin your training you will start with a white belt. Within a few weeks of joining the Academy you will be invited to your first grading. After demonstrating your skill level in many of the basic moves you have learned, you will be rewarded your first coloured stripe or coloured belt. With each coloured belt you will receive a certificate of promotion as an official certification of your skill level.


Getting assessed