• 2021 Schedule

    Monday, March 1, 2021

    With the children’s classes growing again, we have split the Saturday classes like they are during the week. So the Beginning Children will start at 9am and the rest of the schedule is unchanged. Less kids in class means more individualized attention.

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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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Content

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 […]

Aug
1

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