• 25 year Student video

    Sunday, December 17, 2017

    Here is the 25 year Anniversary of Desert Taekwon-Do video highlighting the students who make our school awesome!!!  

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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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    29 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 29 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 [...]

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  • Web Special 2015

    New Student SPECIAL

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016

    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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    Father and son

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Bonding in the Martial Arts Martial arts help to develop the mind-body-spirit in each individual that trains, regardless of age or gender. As each person reaches the level of black belt they also develop strong bonds with training partners, instructors, and students. The bond between an instructor and student is difficult to describe to someone [...]

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  • 8th Dan Promotion

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Congratulations to Senior Master Brian R. Malm, 8th Dan. On Saturday August 23, 2014 Grand Master Robert Dunn the founder of the Jun Tong Taekwondo Federation tested Brian R. Malm for 8th degree black belt during regular testing. He was planning a 25th Anniversary of Desert Taekwondo Demonstration when GM Dunn told the audience he [...]

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  • 2014 Lifetime Progression Video

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Lifetime Progression Video of Master Brian R. Malm   Dedicated to the memory of Richard Malm (father) and Jeffery Malm (twin brother). This short video is a highlight progression of Master Brian R. Malm and his martial arts career. Starting at age 5 and continuing to the present, spanning different martial arts over 40 years. [...]

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    Little Kickers! (ages 3-7)

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Taekwondo for children ages 3-7 Our Little Kickers program is a martial arts class designed specifically for younger children. The focus of our Little Kickers program is to have fun while developing coordination, balance, the ability to pay attention, and learning basic martial arts skills. Students 3-7 years old are introduced to the concepts of [...]

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Mar
19

Students win 19 Medals at 9th Annual Tucson Korean Martial Arts Championships!

On Saturday March 15, 2014, twelve Desert Taekwondo students participated in at the 9th Annual Tucson Korean Martial Arts Championships held in Tucson Arizona. We won: 6 gold, 9 silver, and 4 bronze medals! Students won 19 medals in various divisions: Forms, sparring, speed breaking, team forms, and jump front kick. Among the competitors were 8 black [...]

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New Schedule!

More Classes because we are growing! Due to the increase in size of the green belt and up children class we have decided to add more classes to ensure the quality of our students! The Green, Blue Striped Green, and Blue belts will attend the Intermediate class and the Red Striped Blue belts and higher [...]

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Techniques

Techniques By Master Brian R. Malm, 7th Dan   The basics of Taekwon-Do are very important; they are the foundation which all other techniques are built upon.  With weak or sloppy basics, you will have difficulty learning the advanced techniques.  You must master each technique before moving on to more difficult ones to ensure you [...]

Aug
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Patterns and Forms = The Road to Excellence!

Patterns and Forms = The Road to Excellence! by Brian R. Malm, 7th Dan Taekwon-Do,  just like most martial arts such as Karate and Kung Fu, teaches the practitioner a series of blocks and attacks commonly called a ‘Form’ or ‘Pattern’ (Tul, Hyung, or Poomse in Korean and Kata in Japanese).  Here they are with [...]

Contact Information

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