Yes, you can! You can improve your fitness level while learning the art of self-defense. Let Taekwondo set you on the right path.
Providing senior-friendly martial arts instruction for men and women who are 50 and older. Here are two attractive ways for you to make Taekwondo an important part of your life.
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Grandmaster Russ Johnson 7th-degree black belt
Master Johnson began his Taekwondo training in 1972 under Grandmaster Bobby Kim in Aurora, Colorado. At age 70 he remains an active tournament competitor, and in 2014 and 2015 he was gold medalist at the USA Taekwondo National Championships in 4th Master forms. As a member of the 2014 National Team he represented the U.S. at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, where he captured a bronze medal.
In 2012 Master Johnson was awarded a citation from the World Taekwondo Federation, the sport's Olympic governing body, for his lifetime contribution to the development of Taekwondo. He is a member of The Ancient Warrior Society, www.ancientwarrior.org.
For information about free workshops for New Jersey senior centers, please use the Contact form on this website.
Taekwondo for Seniors:
Yes, you can! Ongoing martial-arts classes for seniors
Did you study a martial art for years -- even decades -- and then drop out because you were "too old"? Or are you looking to learn a martial art for the first time? Either way, we can help.
Master Steven Phillips, owner and master instructor of the West Windsor Taekwondo Academy, can provide expert martial-arts training to Central New Jersey seniors, both men and women. A 6th-degree black belt in Taekwondo, Master Phillips is an elite-level martial artist with more than 90 major championships, grand championships, and world championships to his credit.
At his spacious training center in West Windsor, Master Phillips can provide either private lessons or group training tailored to your needs.
For more information about martial arts for seniors, contact Master Phillips at 609-799-0088, or visit his school's website, www.wwtaekwondo.com.
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