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.
Head Master William Wai-Yin Kwok is a Community Leadership Award recipient (2015) of United States President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN). He is an internationally certified Master Instructor of traditional Taekwon-do. In 2014, Master Kwok was honored by the Martial Arts History Museum 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.
Master Kwok has positioned himself to make significant contributions to the advancement and expansion of martial arts studies and teaching methods. In order to reach his goals, as of 2017, Master Kwok is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree at Northeastern University.
At Gotham Martial Arts, 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 Martial Arts.
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.