Taekwon-Do is a Korean unarmed martial art. It is not only kicking and punching but also a way of thinking and living. The main goal of Taekwon-Do is to achieve total mind and body control through training.
Master William Wai-Yin Kwok is the 2015 US President's Council Community Leadership Award recipient and the Head Master of Gotham Taekwon-Do. He is an internationally certified Master Instructor of traditional Taekwon-Do. In 2014, Master Kwok was honored by the Martial Arts History Museum in Los Angeles as a recipient of the Museum Honor Award for his excellence in the martial arts and his contributions to the local community. He was also honored martial arts rank "7th Dan Menkyo" and title "Grand Master in Martial Arts" by World Personal Martial Arts Federation, a non-profit and voluntary organization.
At Gotham Taekwon-Do, we devote ourselves to providing quality martial arts instruction to each and every student. We place a strong emphasis on improving our mind and body. You will enjoy your training at Gotham Taekwon-Do.
Why do Taekwon-Do practitioners use 2 hands to shake hands?
It is a gesture of respect, as we wouldn't receive anything of great value (an expensive vase, a baby) using only one hand.