28 YEARS of Excellence!

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Welcome to the Desert Taekwondo Web Site. We are located in Tucson, Arizona.  We have been in business for over 28 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!

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Training Secrets in Taekwon-Do

Training Secrets in Taekwon-Do By Brian R. Malm Training in Taekwon-Do varies from school to school. They all have many things in common: Basics, Patterns, Sparring, Self-Defense, Breaking. What varies the most is how much time and effort are put into each. Some students work on these over and over but become stagnant and don’t [...]

Great testing!

Congratulations to the students who tested at Desert Taekwondo! After three months of hard work, concentration, and perspiration everyone demonstrated great focus and energy to gain promotion to the next rank. To the casual onlooker they see confident children and adults who appear to be super focused and move with grace and speed. Most don’t [...]

Contact Information

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