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  • Do I have to be in good shape before I start?
    No, you will get into shape as you train. We have a series of exercises that you will learn as you progress through the ranking system which will enable you to perform the self defense techniques.
  • I am 31 years old, am I too old to start martial arts?"
    No, you are not too old to begin martial arts training. Martial Arts regularly has students start from adolecense through their 50's and older. Martial Arts is a practical and effective martial art that does not incorporate gymnastics.
  • What is the difference between Tae Kwon Do and Karate?
    Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial Art that focuses primarily on kicking techniques. Some Tae Kwon Do schools also teach Olympic style fighting. Karate is a practical self defense system which trains the student for modern day self defense encounters. Karate students are taught to use their hands and feet with multiple strikes to multiple targets on each attacker, in a multiple attack situation.
  • I am very busy with my work schedule, how much time do I need to devote to Martial Arts classes?"
    The two 1 hour classes a week are recommended, as is practicing at home.
  • How long does it take to get a black belt?
    In the martial arts that we teach, it takes 3 to 5 years to reach black belt.
  • What sort of things should I consider when choosing a school?
    Here is an excellent article on choosing a martial arts school:
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