Grand Master Kyung Wan Ryu
Grand Master Ryu has over 30 years of experience in the practice of Tae Kwon Do. He has been teaching students martial arts for over 20 years.
He is an active member in the tri-state Honk Ik association and an organizer of the Hong Ik tournament, held at Queens College each year.
In addition to his humanitarian spirit, Grand Master Ryu also has the below distinctions.
Tae Kwon Do is designed as a nonviolent art and system of complete body exercise as well as being a way of life. It includes physical techniques, mental discipline, and a deep philosophy. By practicing Tae Kwon Do one can benefit in the following ways:
Physically – One can develop good coordination, gain strength, increase flexibility and improve cardio-vascular conditioning. From all of these physical practices one can have a strong body.
Mentally – One can build self-confidence, gain better judgment, and improve self-control. From all these mental disciplines, one can have a strong mind.
Philosophically – While developing a strong body and a sound mind, it is appropriate to learn the valuable philosophical tools and lessons in life offered by Tae Kwon Do philosophy. Some of the lessons are; The way to be honest, always standing for justice; How to respect and help others; The meaning of loyalty and courtesy.
What We Do
Our goal is to teach respect, discipline & self-control to build confidence and self-esteem. The staff at our school provides a safe and fun environment where education, fitness and developing a positive mental outlook are our priorities.