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TAEKWONDO

Building Strength, Confidence, Compassion, and Leadership through Martial Arts.

Taekwondo is the Korean art of self-defense. Literally translated, TAE means kick or to strike with the foot, KWON means fist or to strike with the hand, DO means discipline or art.

 

Beyond the physical aspect of the martial art, it is designed as a non-violent practice and system of complete body exercises as well as being a way of life. It includes physical techniques, mental discipline, and a deep philosophy.

 

Practicing Taekwondo offers a myriad of benefits, including:

PHYSICALLY - Students will develop coordination, gain strength, increase flexibility, and improve cardiovascular conditioning. All of these physical aspects help to develop a strong body.

MENTALLY - Students will build self-confidence, gain better judgment, and improve self-control. All of these mental disciplines help to develop a sound mind.

PHILOSOPHICALLY - While developing a strong body and a sound mind, it is appropriate to learn the valuable philosophical tools and lessons in life offered by Taekwondo philosophy.

 

Among these lessons: The way to be honest, always standing for justice. How to respect and help others. The meaning of loyalty and courtesy.

 

By incorporating these aspects into their lives our students continue to develop strength, humility and self respect.

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Fall Schedule

Mondays/Fridays

  • Little Ninjas (ages 3-5) 3:15 - 3:45pm

  • Kids Beginning (ages 6-12/white belts-Sr. yellow belt) 3:45 - 4:30pm

  • Kids Intermediate (ages 6-12/Sr. yellow belt-blue belts) 4:30 - 5:15pm

  • Kids Advanced (all ages/senior blue belt and above) 5:15 - 6:00pm

  • Adult Beginning (adults/all belts) 6:00 - 6:50pm

Wednesdays

  • Conditioning Class (ages 11+) 5:15 - 6:15pm

* We currently have openings in the Little Ninjas and Kids Beginning classes, but classes are capped to ensure a personalized experience so call or come in soon!

Pricing

New Student Special

1st month and a Dobak (uniform) for $100.

Each subsequent month is $90

Little Ninjas

$75/month

 

Conditioning Class

FREE for current students

$5 drop-in for everyone else

To Register

Call us: (406) 203-0501

Email us: corbin@themat.info

Meet Master Corbin

Master Corbin has been practicing Taekwondo for over 35 years and instructing for over 20.

Here are just a few highlights from his career:

2019:  Received 5th Dan. Team Trials Coach, PanAm Gold Medalist Coach

2018/2019: 1st ever back to back team trophies to Liberty Lake!

2018: US Open Bronze Medalist Coach

2017/2018: Won the Team State Championship

2016: US Open Silver Medalist Coach

2015: Received 4th Dan

2014: National Champion

2013/2014: AAU National Championship Coach, Won the Team State Championship

2013: National Silver Medalist

2009: Established his Taekwondo school Championship Training with 1 student. It has now grown to 100 students

2005: Achieved Black Belt

Master Corbin has also developed a Self Defense Program for the University of Montano and the local YWCA.

 

What is most impressive though is not Master Corbin’s accomplishments, but rather his dedication and commitment to the integrity of the sport and to helping kids become strong, confident, and positive leaders. Master Corbin firmly believes that martial arts training is an amazing tool to teach confidence, compassion, work ethic, respect, and self-esteem. He holds the conviction that every child possesses the potential to accomplish his/her goals without limits when provided with unwavering guidance.