Montgomery Karate and Kickboxing
Our family oriented karate school teaches authentic Tang Soo Do; a style of Korean martial arts that has been around for hundreds of years. We also provide kickboxing classes with a focus on fitness. Every class is about a balance of dedication and fun!
Montgomery Karate and Kickboxing is about more than learning to punch, kick, and defend yourself. It is about gaining confidence, physical and mental fitness, discipline, focus, and becoming part of a family.
Mission and Values
Montgomery Karate and Kickboxing is dedicated to sharing martial arts with students and empowering those students to achieve their full potential, both mentally and physically, while learning how to defend themselves and becoming contributing members of society. This happens in a friendly, safe, positive and family friendly environment.
Montgomery Karate and Kickboxing instills the values of the International Tang Soo Do Federation including the Principles, 10 Articles of Faith, 5 Requisites of Physical and Mental Training, and the Points of Emphasis on Physical and Mental Training. These values focus on Responsibility, Respect, Loyalty, Obedience, Knowledge, Awareness, Strength, Courtesy, Modesty, Endurance, Fitness of Mind and Body, and Reverence for Nature.
Tang Soo Do Family
Choong Jae Nim, or Grandmaster, Chun Sik Kim provides guidance, consistency, and community for Tang Soo Do schools worldwide. He is the president and founder of the International Tang Soo Do Federation. The International Tang Soo Do Federation provides training, helps the schools maintain high standards, and ensures the instructors continue to learn and instill the values of Tang Soo Do to their students.
International Tang Soo Do Federation
Montgomery Karate and Kickboxing is the only school in NY state that is a member of the International Tang Soo Do Federation. The Tang Soo Do Federation is under the direct guidance and leadership of Choong Jae Nim Chun Sik Kim. The International Tang Soo Do Federation is an organization founded on an authentic martial art. Each member school operates under strict guidelines with specific standards and goals set in place. All certified instructors are required to attend frequent evaluation tests to assure the instruction every student receives is of the highest possible standard.