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We encourage our students to lead the way, the Black Belt way - Martial Arts Classes Academy Portland

Our winning taekwondo culture is impacting the youth by pointing them in the right direction. Our purpose as a Leadership Taekwondo academy in Portland, is to help everyone discover their self worth. We understand that each individual is unique and some are are born with advantages that we do not have, but the act of working through your disadvantages can become your greatest strength in life. We empower the youth and equalize the playing field.

 As life is a series of experiences, our taekwondo program guides students on their journey and shows them what it takes to become a leader, how to react in challenging moments and how to build the grit we all need in order to reach not only our taekwondo goals, but life goals.

 Cedar Mill Taekwondo`s program will help you develop mindfulness in order to execute martial art techniques and find success in life. Your mind will need to flow in the moment and your body will follow. Taekwondo is a great break from the daily stress that we all go through and it will become an oasis in your weekly routine.

 As Taekwondo is a lifestyle that we chose to practice since childhood, you will be welcome at our Portland Taekwondo Academy by masters and assistants that are not only able to tell but to show Taekwondo techniques at the highest level. 

 We will encourage you to follow your passion and do what you love, here during your taekwondo class, or anywhere in the outside world. Success is no accident and through fun work, perseverance, discipline and dedication you can overcome anything. This is what we want to instill and pass along to our youth, teens or adults taekwondo students throughout their experience with us. This is how we build our Cedar Mill Taekwondo community in Portland, by having fun while sharing life stories that will unite us, help us progress  and achieve our goals. We are always excited to meet new students and hear new stories and we are grateful for the people that support us!

If you ever thought about bettering yourself, having fun or just trying a new activity, check us out! We are right here near you, in the great Cedar Mill community in Portland Oregon.

The most powerful lessons from martial arts happen in the midst of striking, kicking and blocking. Students at Cedar Mill Taekwondo build confidence, discipline, respect that helps them succeed throughout their lives. We are committed to creating an encouraging and comprehensive martial arts community.

Best combination of culture and positive athletic experience.

The foundation of our martial arts academy is Taekwondo (Tae kwon do), martial art that comes from Korea. We consider that Taekwondo principles, help people improve individually and encourages them to grow into the strong individuals/leaders that our society needs. The highest priority of our martial arts program for kids and  teens, is character development and our students benefit from it mentally, physically and of course emotionally. All our martial arts classes focus on the particulars and principles of taekwondo, that you can learn through forms, techniques and self defense. 

We strongly believe that best leaders will always be the best disciples. Cedar Mill Martial Arts instructors and leaders team practice taekwondo as a lifestyle and they teach the fundamentals they learned from this art since they were kids. Our expertise relies on the foundation that comes from World Taekwondo and Kukkiwon in Korea. Our team keeps our teachings and curriculum fresh by attending martial arts seminars and symposiums in Portland, Oregon or  throughout United States. This way we ensure that our athletes are getting the best guidance when it comes to  real life skills, character improvement,  martial arts and athletic skills. 

We figured out that some of our students are motivated to train past the regular weekly classes and focus on the competitive side of the sport as well. In order to make our program complete, we founded the Winner 1 (W1) competition team, where students have the chance to become world class athletes in taekwondo sparring. W1 is the marquee olympic sparring program in the state of Oregon, founded by Master Adrian, a former multiple national champion, international medalist and Romania National team member. As our students progress, they have the chance to try out and get selected by W1 sparring competition team.

With this mix of culture, self defense and competitiveness put together with our unique approach when it comes to teaching, athletes and students at Cedar Mill Martial Arts become able to lead with confidence, better themselves and blow away all challenges and expectations. 

We are committed to offer the best martial arts classes and a positive athletic experience for kids, teens and adults in the Portland, Cedar Mill area. 

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Cedar Mill Martial Arts

13547 NW Cornell RD Portland Oregon 97229

5036261888

uswccedarmill@gmail.com

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What is Taekwondo?

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that emphasises on kicks. This martial art is intended to develop the whole mind, body and spirit combination and at the same time teach effective self-defense skills. Taekwondo encompasses courtesy, perseverance, self-control, integrity and an indomitable spirit to develop a strong character for everyone who practices it. Commonly interpreted as “the way of the foot and hand,” where “Tae” refers to “foot”, “kick” or “to jump”, “kwon” refers to “fist,”“to block or strike with the hand” and “do”, which means “the way of” or “art.”

Why Choose Taekwondo as a Sport?

If you are wondering whether to learn taekwondo in Portland, wander no more. Taekwondo  is a powerful self-defense sport that heightens your mental and physical powers and encourages you to take control of your life which builds confidence. It also helps you develop discipline by training your body and mind thoroughly therefore strengthening both your mind and body. Finally, our taekwondo program in Portland, will teach you self-defense tactics by showing you how to recognize the various situations in which you need to defend yourself physically and how you can control such situations to your advantage.

Short History of Taekwondo

Though the name taekwondo has only been used since 1955 when it was first developed by various Korean martial artists in the 1940s and 1950s as a combination of indigenous Korean styles of fighting such as taekkyeon, subak and gwonbeop with a touch of other foreign martial arts such as Chinese martial arts and karate. The roots of this martial art began about 2300 years ago in Korea. Its evolution as a result of the events happening in Korea long ago has made this martial art both a fighting style and a way of life.

Why Choose Cedar Mill Martial Arts?

“There are no judgments here, you just have to strive for your own best. We keep open minds. We seek only to encourage, empower and entertain. There is no one type. There is no one reason. What we are is a diverse community. What we have, is a culture of fun, discipline and achievements. What there is, is room for everyone – all kinds of people with all kinds of goals who are willing to grow, improve, achieve. There is the way, the Black Belt Way. “

 

Cedar Mill Martial Arts, is the best place to learn martial arts in Portland. Here, we train our students to the best of their ability. Whether they are children, teens or adults of any age, we offer them the best possible way to develop their character and learn then taekwondo skills to best defend themselves when potentially faced by a situation where they need to do so. To learn taekwondo in Portland at Cedar Mill Martial Arts, whether you come to us in shape or overweight or with limited flexibility, we treat you according to your ability as an individual not comparing you to others. We are committed to helping you gain the skills and earn all the belts with our experienced instructors being there for you every step of the way. All you need is the willingness to try!