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Welcome to Young Jin Taekwondo Center

Taekwondo is action philosophy. It is the Korean art of self defense. Literally translated, “Tae” means foot , “Kwon” means hand , and “Do” means way of life . It is much more than the image of martial arts’ physical aspect. It is designed as a non-violent art and system of complete body exercise as well as being a way of life. It includes physical techniques, mental disciplines, and a deep philosophy. By practicing Taekwondo, one can benefit in these ways:


One can develop good coordination, gain strength, increase flexibility, and improve cardiovascular conditioning, from all these physical practices one can have a strong body.


One can build self confidence, gain better judgment, and improve self control, from all these mental disciplines one can have a sound mind.


While developing a strong body and sound mind, it is appropriate to learn the valuable philosophical tools and lessons in life offered by Taekwondo philosophy. Among these lessons:


Incorporating these three aspects into one’s life will build for them the ability to be strong, to be humble, to be gentle, and to maintain self respect.

Taekwondo philosophy emphasizes good health, happiness, generosity. and a sense of value of freedom, justice, and peace. All of these inspire both independence and coexistence.

Taekwondo is an art for humanity. It is the guide for the formation of outstanding character. It is practiced as a modern world sport.


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