Frequently Asked Questions

Common martial arts questions answered

We put together a list of commonly asked questions about martial arts, our training, and our program. If you don't see your question answered, please ask us!

Our style is traditional Tang Soo Do as originally directed under Grandmaster Cheezic.

Yes, in fact we encourage you to do so! We want to make sure you are comfortable with our style and classes before you commit to them. Check out our different trial options available.

Free classes are part of our regular classes, so you can experience exactly what you would as a student. To schedule a free trial, please check out our promotions page. From there you can select and schedule your first class!

Yes, while you start as a beginner in our style, you will continue to wear and line up at your previously attained rank. Your progress in our style will often be accelerated depending on your previous abilities and your practice levels.

Our classes are designed for all ages starting 4 1/2 and up.

Please note that some classes are restricted to certain ages. View our class schedule to learn more.

No, we do not have any contract requirements.
While we do offer a discounted rate for 12 month commitments, we will always have a monthly option available.

Currently we offer one plan option that covers all of our classes through the week. There may be some classes that have requirements such as rank or age. Talk to our instructors first with any questions.

Please let us know ahead of time or at the beginning of the month of any changes to your plan. We will always do our best to work with our students.

The best time to start is now! We are always enrolling new students into our classes. Check out our promotions to get started.

Yes, uniforms are required.

However, a uniform will be provided to you free with your first months payment.

Nothing else is needed to participate in our classes.

Students who plan on sparring will need sparring gear, mouth guard and male students will need groin protection.

When you sign up, you will have an option to purchase all necessary equipment at a discounted price.

Fees aside from the monthly tuition include belt testing fees, typically every 3-4 months.

Under belt test fees are currently $40 per student. This covers all grading materials that will be used. It also includes new belts when earned.

Note: Black Belt tests and fees separate from under belt tests. We will discuss these fees with you before hand.

While we do our best provide an extensive selection of gear, you are not required to purchase from us aside from a few small items.

Please remember, by buying your equipment from us, you are further supporting your local business and martial arts school.

If you wish to purchase elsewhere, please check ahead of time to ensure uniforms and equipment will be suitable for class and proper safety.

Sparring contact is controlled to both head and body.

Our students are trained to use control and adjust both speed and power during matches to work with all students at their level.

We feel contact is a necessary part of martial arts in order better learn from it. That said, our goal is to build each other up, not to hurt each other.

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