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So far Dessa Wells has created 11 blog entries.

Video Contest Winner

Thank You to everyone who entered our video contest! Everyone did a SUPER EXCELLENT Job! We had some great videos submitted. We are pleased to announce Peyton Black as the [...]

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Focus: The Most Important Habit to Develop to Make Learning Easier

The Ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything.  -Lee Iacocca    Focus your eyes: When being taught, focus on making and keeping eye contact with the instructor [...]

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What Taekwondo Means To Me

Written by Edison ChauTaekwondo has been with me for 2 years and I have enjoyed every minute in class. I have learned many things in Taekwondo, not just kicks and [...]

The Origins of Taekwondo

Three Kingdoms The origin of Taekwondo traces back to the three kingdoms of Koguryo (37 BC-668 AD), Paekche (18 BC-600 AD), and Silla (57 BC-936 AD). Mural paintings on the [...]

Inspiration, Martial Arts|

A Special Thank You

The following card was sent to the studio and was so special we just had to share (text below): Dear Master Yun, Thank you so very much for planning and [...]

Tae Kwon Do: Finding the Warrior Spirit

Written by Dr. Laura | It makes no sense for me to study Tae Kwon Do. I work, I raise my sons, I do not have the luxury of single-minded pursuit of my own interests...

My Taekwondo Adventure

Written by Cierra Wells | My name is Cierra Wells, I am ten years old, and I am a red belt. I will be testing for my brown belt October 28, 2011. My brother and I started Taekwondo together, September, 2010 at U.S. West Coast Taekwondo.

Inspiration, Martial Arts|

Let’s Do It!

Written by Master Yun | Today, as usual, I put on my dobok, tie a black belt around my waist and pledge: Rather than instructing to “do it,” I say, “let’s do it!” I would like to wish that all of your lives be joyful, lively, and enriched by Taekwondo. Winter has suddenly passed us by ...

Inspiration, Reflections|


Written by Master Yun | Summer here in Vancouver is especially beautiful. Today’s date is August 27th, as I write this, and it is exactly 5 years ago today that I arrived here. Through the many happenings in life, I have enjoyed the times we’ve had together through the thick and thin. I will never forget ...

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Master Yun – Pieces In Time

Written By Aaron Rayburn, Director USWC TKD | Contrary to common opinion, Master Yun wasn’t born a master, although likely kicking and yelling. Before attaining the illustrious title of a Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) certified master instructor, and trained at the Harvard of martial arts universities, he was known as Yun, Sang Bum to his friends ...

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