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Curriculum Programs

Traditional Taekwondo for adults and children represents the core curriculum at West Coast Taekwondo, with classes divided by age group and proficiency level. West Coast Taekwondo offers the following curriculum classes daily to fit the individual student.

Moms... Dads... This is a fun-filled course for girls and boys, ages 4 to 5 years old... introducing the benefits of Taekwondo! Children will develop discipline, fitness, motor skills, balance, social skills, and have a GREAT time as they learn the basics of our Martial Arts curriculum. The main emphasis of instruction in the Little Dragons Program is to provide the Coordination, Mental readiness, Attention span, Social skills, Safety awareness, Self-awareness, Self-concept and Self-discipline to the point that they meet the requirements for graduation into the regular Junior West Coast Taekwondo Program.

West Coast Taekwondo classes offer children an excellent opportunity to learn effective self-defense and important basic life skills. They will learn positive traits such as courtesy, integrity, and perseverance which will aid in their development to be effective and successful adults in the future. Our classes are taught in a very safe, professional manner by instructors who not only know the art of Taekwondo, but also know how to motivate children of all ages. During the classes the motivation is positive and upbeat.

The children will soon realize by paying attention, trying hard, and focusing on the drills given by the instructors, they can be very successful in Taekwondo. This type of training can also have a tremendous impact on the child's ability to excel in other areas of interest. Schoolwork, abilities in sports, and skills interacting with other children are just some of the areas that can be positively impacted by participation in the structured program provided by West Coast Taekwondo. By teaching students how to set goals and achieve them, they will develop the "CAN DO" attitude, and with repetition, this will improve self-esteem. Most of all, the classes are fun!

We're talking serious fitness here! If you have always wanted the confidence to defend yourself, here is your chance. In addition to learning a highly formidable means of self-defense, you will also get yourself in incredible physical shape. You will improve your strength, flexibility, endurance, and coordination all in a fun and exciting format designed just for adult teen -students of Taekwondo with no little kids in class with you. As a means of achieving total physical fitness, controlling weight, or just adding an exciting new dimension to your life, training at West Coast Taekwondo can give you a safe, professional environment for achieving your goals.

Students who attend 25 classes or more during the 8-week training period receive a special patch at the awards ceremony.

char*ac*ter n.
The qualities built into an individual's life that determine his or her response, regardless of circumstances.

Success in every area of your life will be enhanced as you develop each facet of the 49 character qualities we teach.

"Character determines success"

Character Quality Definition
AlertnessBeing aware of what is taking place around me so I can have the right responses
AttentivenessShowing the worth of a person or task by giving my undivided concentration
AvailabilityMaking my own schedule and priorities secondary to the wishes of those I serve
BenevolenceGiving to other’s basic needs without having as my motive personal reward
BoldnessConfidence that what I have to say or do is true, right, and just
CautiousnessKnowing how important right timing is in accomplishing right actions
CompassionInvesting whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others
ContentmentRealizing that true happiness does not depend on material conditions
CreativityApproaching a need, a task, or an idea from a new perspective
DecisivenessThe ability to recognize key factors and finalize difficult decisions
DeferenceLimiting my freedom so I do not offend the tastes of those around me
DependabilityFulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice
DeterminationPurposing to accomplish right goals at the right time, regardless of the opposition
DiligenceInvesting my time and energy to complete each task assigned to me
DiscernmentUnderstanding the deeper reasons why things happen
DiscretionRecognizing and avoiding words, actions, and attitudes that could bring undesirable consequences
EnduranceThe inward strength to withstand stress and do my best
EnthusiasmExpressing joy in each task as I give it my best effort
FaithConfidence that actions rooted in good character will yield the best outcome, even when I cannot see how
FlexibilityWillingness to change plans or ideas according to the direction of my authorities
ForgivenessClearing the record of those who have wronged me and not holding a grudge
GenerosityCarefully managing my resources so I can freely give to those in need
GentlenessShowing consideration and personal concern for others
GratefulnessLetting others know by my words and actions how they have benefitted my life
HonorRespecting those in leadership because of the higher authorities they represent
HospitalityCheerfully sharing food, shelter, or conversation to benefit others
HumilityAcknowledging that achievement results from the investment of others in my life
InitiativeRecognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it
JoyfulnessMaintaining a good attitude, even when faced with unpleasant conditions
JusticeTaking personal responsibility to uphold what is pure, right, and true
LoyaltyUsing difficult times to demonstrate my commitment to those I serve
MeeknessYielding my personal rights and expectations with a desire to serve
ObedienceQuickly and cheerfully carrying out the direction of those who are responsible for me
OrderlinessArranging myself and my surroundings to achieve greater efficiency
PatienceAccepting a difficult situation without giving a deadline to remove it
PersuasivenessGuiding vital truths around another’s mental roadblocks
PunctualityShowing esteem for others by doing the right thing at the right time
ResourcefulnessFinding practical uses for that which others would overlook or discard
ResponsibilityKnowing and doing what is expected of me
SecurityStructuring my life around that which cannot be destroyed or taken away
Self-controlRejecting wrong desires and doing what is right
SensitivityPerceiving the true attitudes and emotions of those around me
SincerityEagerness to do what is right with transparent motives
ThoroughnessKnowing what factors will diminish the effectiveness of my work or words if neglected
ThriftinessAllowing myself and others to spend only what is necessary
ToleranceRealizing that everyone is at varying levels of character development
TruthfulnessEarning future trust by accurately reporting past facts
VirtueThe moral excellence evident in my life as I consistently do what is right
WisdomSeeing and responding to life situations from a perspective that transcends my current circumstances

Class Schedule & Calendar

Classes

Times

Little Dragons 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Little Dragons (Adv) 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Belt Mondays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Classes

Times

Kids (White - Orange Sr) 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Kids (Green - Red Sr) 6:20pm - 7:05pm
Kids (Black) 7:10pm - 7:55pm
Teens & Adults 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Classes

Times

Kids (White - Orange Sr) 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Kids (Green - Red Sr) 6:20pm - 7:05pm
Kids (Black) 7:10pm - 7:55pm
Teens & Adults 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Classes

Times

Kids (White - Orange Sr) 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Kids (Green - Red Sr) 6:20pm - 7:05pm
Kids (Black) 7:10pm - 7:55pm
Teens & Adults 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Classes

Times

Little Dragons 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Little Dragons (Adv) 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Family Night Fridays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Competitive Weapons Class 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Eskrima Class (Teens & Adults) 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Classes

Times

Kids (White - Red Sr) 9:30am - 10:15am
Kids (Black) 10:15am - 11:00am
Teens & Adults 11:00am - 12:00pm

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