• Re-Opening August 12, 2020

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    Desert Taekwondo will re-open for business on Wednesday August 12, 2020 with a limited schedule and following health guidelines set by local and national authorities. Until further notice, mask will be required to enter the building and we will maintain social distancing during class. We are excited to be returning to training with students and […]

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  • 30th Anniversary Lifetime Progression Video

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    Desert Taekwondo celebrates 30 years in Business! Grand Master Malm updated his Lifetime Progression Video to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Desert Taekwondo. This video spans his lifetime starting in 1971 with his judo class to today and shows video and pictures throughout almost 50 years of training.    

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  • Student Video 30th Anniversary

    Monday, April 1, 2019

    Student Video from 1989 – 2019 Thank you to all the students over the past 30 years who have made Desert Taekwondo what it is today and creating an atmosphere and legacy that strives from EXCELLENCE!!!!!

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  • 8th Degree Gary L. Smith

    Monday, April 1, 2019

    Congratulations!!! Gary L. Smith (age 72) was promoted to the rank of 8th Dan by Grand Master Brian Malm on March 30, 2019 at the Desert Taekwondo 30th Anniversary. Thank you for 30 years of dedication, commitment, and setting an example that all should follow.

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  • New Student SPECIAL

    Saturday, January 26, 2019

    New Student SPECIAL! Pay for three months of classes and get a FREE UNIFORM and Booklet!!! (a $45 VALUE!)  (new students only!) Our curriculum centers around Taekwondo with an emphasis on technique, self defense, discipline, and control. We are dedicated to producing excellent martial artists that have exceptional skill and character. We place importance on being […]

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  • Sine Wave Motion

    Thursday, August 18, 2016

    What is Sine Wave in Taekwon-Do? The Sine Wave motion is a movement unique to ITF Chang Hon-style Taekwon-do. It is named for the mathematical concept sine wave, an oscillating up-and-down motion. The intent in Taekwon-Do is to create maximum power in one’s technique by raising and lowering the body during the technique. This gives the Sine Wave style of […]

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  • 30 YEARS of Excellence!

    Saturday, March 26, 2016

    Welcome to the Desert Taekwondo Web Site. We are located in Tucson, Arizona.  We have been in business for over 30 years and family owned and operated!  Our PROMISE: Quality instruction Premium Training facility Low rates Family discounts    Read our TESTIMONIALS (click here)!   To learn more about our school,   take a look  at […]

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  • Grand Master Brian R. Malm, 9th Dan

    Friday, January 11, 2013

    Grand Master Malm began his martial arts training at the early age of 5 and he has been teaching Taekwondo since 1988 when he received his Black Belt. Since then he has spent his life teaching self-defense and Taekwondo to men, women, and children from ages 3 and up.  Grand Master Malm currently holds a […]

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Aug
11

Re-Opening August 12, 2020

Desert Taekwondo will re-open for business on Wednesday August 12, 2020 with a limited schedule and following health guidelines set by local and national authorities. Until further notice, mask will be required to enter the building and we will maintain social distancing during class. We are excited to be returning to training with students and […]

Apr
30

Mirrored Patterns

Here is a video of the colored belt patterns in mirrored format with the correct version in the upper left corner. This will help you follow along like you are looking in a mirror! Good luck!!

Mar
18

Closed for COVID-19

Due to mandates from both the Arizona Governor and the Mayor of Tucson, Desert Taekwondo will close Wednesday March 18th until further notice, hopefully re-open Monday April 13th. We wish our students and families a safe and healthy break. Also – please practice at home during this time as testing will be moved to 2 […]

Jan
28

Vail Winter Tournament

Desert Taekwondo will be closed on February 22nd so students and instructors can compete in the Vail Winter Taekwondo Tournament. Please remember to wear your complete WHITE uniform and belt. The waiver needs to be filled out and signed in person. PRE-REGISTRATION is $35 (until Feb 19th – $45 after the 19th) Please register online […]

Contact Information

Desert Taekwondo
6221 E. Golf Links Road
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 790-0993