29 YEARS of Excellence!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black Belt Respect

  Black Belt Respect By Master Howard Hu, 4th Dan I just want to share some thoughts with you about being a black belt, and as a martial artist. Many of the teachings in various Martial Art styles across the world originated from China (a country/civilization that heavily incorporates Confucianism into their way of life, […]

Contact Information

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