USA Flag World Martial Arts Academy South Korea Flag

Tae Kwon Do Benefits

WHAT TAEKWONDO CAN DO?

Enhance self-esteem by heightening your physical and mental powers.

Build confidence by encouraging you to succeed and to take control of your life.

Develop discipline by thoroughly training your body and mind in the tenets and techniques of Taekwondo.

Teach self-defense by training you to recognize situations in which physical self-defense may be necessary, and teaching you how to control such situations to your advantage.

Strengthen your mind and body through increased physical coordination and mental discipline.

THE FAMILY & TAEKWONDO

Respect, trust and open communication are the foundations of strong families. Taekwondo training promotes values such as honesty, courtesy, loyalty, and cooperation. Each is an essential component in maintaining a good family structure.

World Martial Arts Academy provides quality instruction and service with a view toward the overall health and well-being of every participant. Our philosophy ensures that learning will take place in a safe, nurturing environment. We care about our students, families, and staff, and we provide a supportive environment for learning and personal growth.

World Martial Arts Academy where nothing is impossible.

THE CHILD & TAEKWONDO

HOW YOUR CHILD CAN BENEFIT FROM TAEKWONDO?

Taekwondo is a total learning activity. Lessons are tailored to your child's age and skill level. Your child begins by practicing basic patterns and forms, board breaking, kicking, blocking, striking, and punching. These fundamental skills increase your child's physical coordination, flexibility, balance, and mental acumen.

Taekwondo develops your child's athletic abilities and self-awareness, and improves the child's capabilities in self-defense.

Taekwondo Kids1 (15117 bytes)

 

Taekwondo Kids2 (16799 bytes) SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SELF ESTEEM FOR YOUR CHILD

Taekwondo emphasizes moral development as well. Children learn respect for themselves and others, heightened concentration, and increased self-discipline and self-restraint.

The self-discipline that develops as a result of learning and practicing the techniques usually carries over into other areas of the child's life. School grades often improve as your child learns to focus on objectives and to work toward achievement. The self-discipline and self-resect which Taekwondo develops can provide your child with the skills and mindset necessary to resist peer pressure.

Let your child experience the benefits of World Martial Arts Academy.

THE ADULT & TAEKWONDO

World Martial Arts Academy's adult programs help you develop and maintain a sound body and mind, and increase your abilities at self-defense.

EXERCISE AND IMPROVE WELL-BEING

Taekwondo strengthens your body and improves your health through physical exercise and conditioning. Isometric and dynamic tension exercises will allow you to gain better muscle tone and more strength. A gradual building process of safe and easy stretching techniques will enhance flexibility, while breathing and concentration exercises lead to sharper reflexes and senses.

The discipline of Taekwondo leads to increase energy, better health and fitness, greater coordination, and higher self-esteem. These qualities are vital to a happier, longer life.

SELF-DEFENSE

The World Martial Arts Academy program helps you recognize and handle situations in which self-defense may be required. Using our completely integrated system, you can learn the techniques you need to defend yourself intelligently in threatening situations. What you learn could prevent you from becoming a victim.

Enroll today. Experience the advantages of World Martial Arts Academy.


Take charge of your life!

Bring out the positive qualities that have always been part of you! Develop patience, confidence, self-discipline, inner calm, and a consistently positive mental attitude

Overcome fear, self-doubt, anger, jealousy, laziness, and bad habits. You can do it! It takes serious, dedicated training, and most of all, it takes the right program.

World Martial Arts Academy offers a carefully planned program of exercise, visualization and instruction that is ideal for self-development, because it exercises all of you!

At WMAA you visualize your goals as you practice effective self-defense techniques. This unique combination of physical and mental training creates breakthroughs in personal transformation!

Why Study The Martial Arts

  • Some students want nothing more than practical training to defend themselves.
  • Others want a regular exercise schedule to Limber up, build stamina and strength.
  • Many come to relieve stress and anxiety built up from the pressures of everyday life.
  • Some are interested in competition, and work hard to become champions.

There are other equally important reasons why people study the Martial Arts such as self-awareness, weight and figure control. Whatever the reason, the new student will quickly become aware of the many benefits of training. Martial Arts students feel healthy and physically fit. They are confident they are learning to defend themselves, and this quiet confidence filters through to all phases of their life including home, office and school Furthermore, as students progress in the Martial Arts, they gain a greater respect for themselves and others.

Who Studies the Martial Arts?

People from all walks of life, all races and religions. Young and old alike study Taekwondo. Students include engineers, computer programmers, doctors, lawyers psychologists, small business owners, musicians, college, high school and elementary school students, nurses, housewives and many more. Everyone can benefit from WMAA. Currently there are over 20 million Taekwondo students world-wide.

What is Taekwondo?

Taekwondo is both an ancient Korean Martial Art, and a modern International Olympic sport.

Taekwondo is a mental and physical discipline designed over 2000 years with the ultimate goal being mental and physical health. That is the health of ourselves, our family and our friends.

Taekwondo serves as a means of self-protection, giving one the assurance of being able to do so if the need arises. Our program is styled to keep the body conditioned, and the mind clear. It provides confidence and self-control.

These goals are accomplished through the quality instruction received at WMAA, combined with your strong desire and regular training.

Self Defense / Self Development

Learn to defend yourself through rigorous, comprehensive training. Develop your endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance along with your self-defense techniques.

Learn to defend yourself, not only physically, but mentally as well. Learn to unite your body in a single effort to achieve your goals. Develop an inner calm. Bring up deep-rooted, long hidden fears and weaknesses, face them, and conquer them. Bring out anger and frustration in a positive environment where you can learn to deal with them effectively. Rise above laziness and inner doubt.

Health & Fitness

Learn to recharge your body with exciting energy. Flush your system clean of Internal poisons that breed illness. Massage and stimulate your body. Create bodies that are sleek, firm, and graceful. Age is no barrier - start at any time of your life.

Response from a Three Year Student

Why study the Martial Arts? I can't imagine why not! It's great exercise, I'm more coordinated, I'm the healthiest I've ever been, and many comment that I look younger. My pulse rate has dropped 20 beats per minute, I'm more energetic and calm. I've gained the self-confidence to know I can overcome anything.

Grandmaster Rho has helped me gain all this, and much more. He has given me the ability to stand strong in the face of any situation by the development of a positive mental attitude.

Classes for Children

We specialize in teaching children starting at age 4. Our intention is to make children feel good about themselves, and be in physical and mental control. Our teaching methods are sensitively tailored to meet the needs of individual learning differences. All children are taught at their own pace and are never pressured to perform beyond their capabilities

In some cases, our school may provide child therapy. For example, from the self-confidence gained learning how to defend themselves, a shy, withdrawn child may become more outgoing and confident, while an aggressive child will become calm and respectful of others. Parents are truly amazed at the positive difference in attitude child develops after beginning c asses at WMAA. A child can walk proud with head held high. Each student learns to say "Yes I can' in life "

Black Belt Club

A Goal of Highest Achievement

World Martial Arts Academy continually studies and improves its education programs. WMAA is providing a 3M Master Plan education: Master of Discipline, Master of Technique, Master of Degree, to the Black Belt Club for their highest achievement.

Families and the Martial Arts

It is one of the most beautiful things in the world to watch parents and children training side by side. Parents glow at their children's accomplishments like the execution of a good side kick, or the breaking of their first board. The greater satisfaction, however, comes the bond of love, friendship, understanding and respect that develops between parent and child. Both parents and children share in each others hardships and accomplishments. Parents feel younger, healthier, and greatly fulfilled, and their children become more mature, confident, and well- behaved. Families in the Martial Arts are very fortunate indeed!

Master's Experience

Many different types of meditation exist. Meditation techniques can be used to peel away stress and frustrations, reduce anxieties and increase your ability to deal with any situation. Stress, when allowed to get out of control (or handled poorly) can be the cause of diseases like high blood pressure or ulcers. You will learn techniques to control stress and build a quiet place in your mind and body, so that you can take the worst that life can throw at you and come away a winner.

Meditation can allow you to control your habits, quit smoking, overeating, or alcohol. Meditation will also enable you to think clearer, bring out your natural creativity, and much more.


Home Page | Grand Master Rho | Master Rigdon | Master Roth | WMAA Instructors
TKD Training Tips | WMAA Information | School Locations | Taekwondo Benefits
Advertised Specials | Taekwondo Times | Student Handbook | Taekwondo History
Class Schedule | WMAA Calendar | Student Awards | TKD Pro Shop
Taekwondo Links | WMAA Site Map | Photo Gallery | Announcements

Email

For further information, please Email us at: wmaa@worldtaekwondo.com

1998-2012  World Martial Arts Academy of St. Peters.

Produced by GRMorris Web Productions
webmaster@worldtaekwondo.com