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LITTLE TIGERS

AGES 4-6

Our Tiny Tiger program help develop your child focus, self-confidence, and self-discipline.

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AGES 7-12

Our Program is designed program to help develop your child's focus, self-confidence, , and self-discipline.

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Our top-notch instructors are passionate about teaching and committed to helping every student succeed.

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Bring the family together with an activity that instills core values, improves focus, concentration and develops physical coordination for the entire familly

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Our Program is designed to help develop your child's focus, self-confidence, and self-discipline.

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Our program is designed to foster Assurance and Confidence in your Child. Build character, and key life skills needed to SUCCEED at home or school.

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Improve Children's Concentration Ability. They will also develop important social skills like teamwork and communication.

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Unleashing Energy and Focus: The Power of the Kihap in Taekwondo

April 18, 20242 min read

In the dynamic world of Taekwondo, every movement, every technique, is infused with purpose and intention. From the fluid execution of kicks to the precise application of forms, practitioners strive to embody the essence of this ancient martial art. Yet, amidst the flurry of action and intensity, there exists a seemingly simple yet profoundly impactful element: the kihap.

Originating from Korean martial arts traditions, the kihap – or shout – holds a sacred place in the practice of Taekwondo. Far more than a mere vocalization, the kihap represents a convergence of physical, mental, and spiritual forces, channeling energy and focus into every movement.

At its core, the kihap serves as a catalyst for concentration and intensity. As practitioners prepare to execute a technique, the kihap acts as a focal point, drawing their attention inward and igniting a surge of determination. With a resounding shout, they tap into their inner reservoirs of strength and commitment, ready to face any challenge that comes their way.

But the power of the kihap extends beyond mere physicality. In the heat of combat – whether sparring with an opponent or breaking through barriers – the kihap becomes a symbol of resilience and fortitude. It is a declaration of readiness, a proclamation to the world that they are prepared to confront whatever obstacles lie ahead. With each shout, they reaffirm their resolve and steel themselves for victory.

Moreover, the kihap plays a pivotal role in breath control, an essential component of effective martial arts practice. By synchronizing their breath with the kihap, practitioners optimize their oxygen intake, fueling their muscles and enhancing their physical performance. This rhythmic exchange of breath and sound not only amplifies their strength and stamina but also instills a sense of harmony and balance within.

Beyond its practical applications, the kihap embodies the rich tapestry of tradition and culture woven into the fabric of Taekwondo. Passed down through generations of practitioners, it serves as a link to the past, connecting students to the ancient roots of their art. With each kihap, they pay homage to those who came before them, honoring the legacy of discipline and dedication that defines Taekwondo.

In essence, the kihap is more than just a shout – it is a symbol of empowerment, a conduit for energy and focus, and a testament to the indomitable spirit of the Taekwondo practitioner. So the next time you step onto the mat, remember the power that lies within you, waiting to be unleashed with a single, resounding kihap.

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Both my kids are enjoying their class. We attend twice a week if not more. The instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful with each step learned. His assistants are just as knowledgeable as well. Best part is positive encouragement is always given.

–April Santoro–

Great leadership. The masters and instructors are knowledgeable, kind and patient. This school is the best in Wood Dale.

–Jaeseop Shim–

We enrolled our son about a month ago and he loves it. The instructors are all so positive and encouraging. The flexible schedule (2-3 days per week on your schedule) works fantastically for us as our schedule changes each week. The class keeps him engaged and Master stresses respect. Highly recommend.

–Tracy Reiff–

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Enrolling your child in martial arts can be one of the best decisions you ever make! Not only will they benefit from increased confidence, focus, and discipline, but they'll also get a great workout and have fun doing it. US Taekwondo Wood Dale is the perfect place to start.

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