Korean Martial Arts

Soo Bahk Do Masters: Robert Maderazo, Tim Bennett and Darno DeJohnette evaluating students during a Gup Shim Sa.

Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do®

Tang Soo Do (Chinese Hand Way) is a traditional Korean martial art, which dates back hundreds of years. Its origin can be traced back to Okinawa. 

Soo Bahk Do (Hand Strike Way) is used for both exercise and self-defense: to strengthen the body and the mind; improve physical flexibility and endurance; promote mental and physical health; and increase longevity.

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Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan®

The “Mission” of Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan® is to achieve World Peace through improved human relationships, and the United States Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation Inc® is uniquely structured to work toward this goal. It’s Charter and Bylaws clearly state that it’s purpose is to promote the study, understanding, practice and public recognition of Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan® in as many ways as possible that are beneficial to the art and the general membership thus insuring Tang Soo Do / Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan® “Mission” will ultimately be accomplished.

Self defense classes are offered for children (min. age 5 years) and adults.  We have been serving the San Diego North County cities of Vista, Oceanside, San Marcos, Carlsbad and Escondido since 2010.