Bringing together the mind, body and spirit.

Conveniently located between Ajax and Pickering at 1550 Bayly St. Unit 32, Pickering, the facility offers a warm and inviting environment.

Durham Taekwondo / Karate Martial Arts is proud to bring award winning Martial Arts and After School Programs to the Durham Region.

Children discover an increased awareness of positive attitude, self-discipline, respect for self and others, confrontation and peer pressure management skills, assertiveness, increased concentration with focus and confidence for better grades and other academic achievements. Positive attitude is consistently re-enforced through commitment, that all worthwile goals are achievable. In addition, our program provides a great energy outlet and healthy lifestyle habits, while children meet new friends.

Many parents tell us that Tae Kwon Do / Karate was the best thing they ever did for their child. The atmosphere is safe, fun and exciting and creates the desire to excel. You will be amazed by the impact our brilliant, multi talented, role model, professional instructors will have on your child’s personal best.

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Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art with its origins dating as far back as the period of the Kuguryo Kingdom (between 3 A.D. and 427 A.D). In the Korean language, “Tae” means to jump or kick or smash with the foot. “Kwon” means to punch or strike with the hand or fist. “Do” means a philosophical way of life or ways of life. Translated in English it is “The way of fist and foot fighting(or self defense).” In May 1973, The World Tae Kwon Do Federation (WTF) was formed to promote Tae Kwon Do on an international level. The Kuk Ki Won Institute was built in Seoul South Korea where the first Tae Kwon Do Championship was held. In addition to the WTF there is the International Tae Kwon Do Federation (ITF).

Tae Kwon Do combines all the different aspects of martial arts skills such as philosophical reflection, sport and physical fitness. Tae Kwon Do develops balance, speed, agility, strength and rhythm, it offers both physical and mental challenge. Regular practice of Tae Kwon Do encourages self discipline, self control and inner peace. It develops self confidence and respect.

Program Benefits

  • Unshakable Confidence
  • Balance & Coordination
  • Cooperation
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Positive Peer Interaction
  • Positive Attitude
  • Courtesy & Respect
  • Motor Skills Development
  • Life Skills Education