Taekwondo is a Korean martial arts that focuses on punching and kicking techniques. The literal translation for Taekwondo is "kicking", "punching", and "the art or way of".
Master Aaron Flaman
Qualifications: 5th Dan WT (World Taekwondo)
Represented Team Saskatchewan at 1993 & 1994 National Team Trials.
Instructing at Southdale since 2005.
Mr. Someth San - 2nd Dan WT
Ms. Sheila Vick - 2nd Dan WT
The Five Tenets of Taekwondo can be summarized with the acronym, CHIPS.
Actively showing kindness, respect, and demonstrating a polite attitude at all
Exercise humbleness in training, and acknowledging that the journey in Taekwondo is full of opportunities to learn more.
Approaching challenges with a positive spirit where fear and anxiety is replaced with eagerness to overcome.
Staying true to the goals that you set for yourself, and striving to work for them.
Discipline is fundamental to being a successful Taekwondo martial artist. One must control arms, legs, mind, and attitude in order to hone strength to its maximum.
Your journey of becoming a practitioner of Taekwondo can be aided with the following guideline known as the Four A’s.
Present yourself in a manner that earns respect. Be proud of your art by ensuring that your uniform is neat and clean, and your belt is tight and even.
Success in martial arts requires continual practice and exercise. Progress can
only be made through practice.
Attention to Details
Fine tune your movements in form and elegance; observe and adopt the nuances of your Poomse techniques; and demonstrate continual progress towards perfection.
The difference between success and failure is the attitude you approach Taekwondo with. Attend each class with the desire to learn and expand your knowledge in the art of Taekwondo. Set yourself a goal to grow where each practice you become better than before. Inspire others with positivity and encouragement so they too can feel supported on their journey.
10th Keup - White Belt
Poomse Basic 1, 2, 3
9th Keup - Yellow Stripe
Poomse Taegeuk 1, Il Jang
Heaven and Light
8th Keup - Yellow Belt
Poomse Taegeuk 2, Ee Jang
7th Keup - Green Stripe
Poomse Taegeuk 3, Sam Jang
6th Keup - Green Belt
Poomse Taegeuk 4, Sa Jang
Thunder and Lightning
5th Keup - Blue Stripe
Poomse Taegeuk 5, Oh Jang
4th Keup - Blue Belt
Poomse Taegeuk 6, Yuk Jang
3rd Keup - Red Stripe
Poomse Taegeuk 7, Chil Jang
2nd Keup - Red Belt
Poomse Taegeuk 8, Pal Jang
1st Keup - Black Stripe
Ten Essence of Longevity
Feet On Ground Looking Skyward