• 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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  • 30th Anniversary Lifetime Progression Video

    Wednesday, January 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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  • 2018 Instructor AWARDS!

    Sunday, December 16, 2018

    Desert Taekwondo is pleased to announce the following 2018 awards under its founder: Grand Master Brian Malm, 9th Dan. The Awards Committee collected nominations and voted to award several categories for Instructor Excellence based on Commitment, Dedication, Knowledge, and Attitude.  These individuals set a shining example of how all instructors should become!   2018 Master […]

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  • Technical Training Seminar

    Sunday, October 28, 2018

    Desert Taekwon-Do TTC Desert Taekwon-Do held it’s first Technical Training Seminar on October 27 and 28, 2018. Grand Master Brian Malm and Master Mark Plante taught 32 students ranging from age 6 through age 71 over the two day period. Students learned, practiced, and perfected Basics, Fundamental Movement, Proper Chambering, Stances, Outward Curve, Kicking, Natural […]

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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 […]

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  • 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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Content

Aug
5

2014 Lifetime Progression Video

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. […]

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 […]

Oct
24

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 […]

Sep
29

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 […]

Contact Information

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