Translated Taekwondo means, "The way of the foot & hand".

Adirondack Taekwondo & Fitness Center utilizes four major aspects of Taekwondo within our curriculum: Traditional and Competitive forms, Olympic Sparring / Sport Taekwondo, board breaking and self-defence to provide our students with the best possible Taekwondo instruction and personal protection.

Traditional & Competitive Forms

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Child perfecting his form

Form training instills discipline, focus, and pattern recognition while performing a series of techniques that are designed against imaginary attackers.Training in forms allows our students the opportunity for a full body workout while memorizing each form and the practical application of each Taekwondo technique.

Olympic Sparring / Creative Sport Taekwondo, CST

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Sparring is one of the most astonishing aspects of Taekwondo. All of our students are taught basic sparring techniques using targets, chest protectors and basic drills designed for sparring in a safe and effective manner. We also offer advanced Olympic sparring / Creative Sport Taekwondo classes throughout the week to students who participate and train for championships.

Board Breaking / Brick Breaking

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A student breaking a board w/ a round kick

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One of our adult Black Belt's breaking bricks!

Confidence and focus is needed to demonstrate proficiency when breaking boards & bricks. All our students are instructed in the proper mechanics of board breaking. When our students feel confident with a technique they have the opportunity to “test their skill” by breaking a board during their rank test, seminars and championships.

Self-Defense

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Adult Self-Defense!

Knowing that self-defense and Sport Taekwondo are two totally different situations, our self-defense techniques are designed to use all ranges of hand strikes and standing self-defense techniques to escape from an attacker while getting in the best shape of their lives. In addition to our self-defense techniques we offer special seminars with guest instructors throughout the year to further our self-defense, knowledge and skill.

To register for classes please call 518.373.0442 or complete the CONTACT US page and we will be happy to schedule you and your families first lessons.