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  • Do I have to register my hands when I become a black belt?
    No, that is an urban myth. Martial Artists are not required to register their hands.
  • I am very busy with my work schedule, how much time do I need to devote to Tang Soo Do classes?"
    The two 1 hour classes are week are recommended, as is practicing at home. As you progress through the ranks if you want more 1:1 attention we offer 30 minute and 1 hour private lessons which can further help hone your skills.
  • Do I have to be in good shape before I start?
    No, you will get into shape as you train. We have a series of exercises that you will learn as you progress through the ranking system which will enable you to perform the self defense techniques more effectively as you improve your strength and endurance.
  • I am 31 years old, am I too old to start martial arts?"
    No, you are not too old to begin martial arts training. Tang Soo Do regularly has students start from adolecense through their 50's and older. Tang Soo Do is a practical and effective martial art that does not incorporate gymnastics.
  • How long does it take to get a black belt?
    In Tang Soo Do, it takes a Youth or Adult student approximately 3 and a half years to earn their black belt.
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