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Dear Prospective Student:
If you are looking for a great way to stay in shape without getting bored we have the answer! For over 2,000 years the people of the East have looked towards martial arts as the perfect way to increases fitness, flexibility and stamina. In fact martial arts are the world's best all round workout because not only does it give your body an awesome work out but it sharpens your mind as well!
That's right martial arts improve your focus and concentration while it reduces your stress for a longer healthier life!
At the Erie Institute of Taekwondo & Hapkido we believe that developing and maintaining a sound body and mind are critical to getting the most out of life. In our adult programs you will experience a unique approach to self defense and exercise that benefits the body and the mind. To strengthen your body, you will begin with isometric and dynamic tension exercises. Flexibility will be enhanced through a gradual building process of safe and easy stretching techniques. You will find that the breathing and concentration exercises sharpen your senses and reflexes while allowing you to relax from the stress of daily life. This unique combination of using the power of the body and of the mind is the key to increased energy, self discipline, and fitness for a longer happier life.
A Modern Approach to Self Defense
Although our techniques are based on centuries old knowledge, our application of that knowledge sets apart from the other schools. We realize that each student possesses different physical abilities. Size and strength varies with each individual, so once you have acquired a strong foundation in the basics, our program will enhance your personal physical capabilities and maximize your self-defense skills. You will understand exactly what it takes, mentally and physically, to defend yourself or your loved ones should the need ever arise! Best of all you will have lots of fun, meet new friends and increase your knowledge of the body while you learn!
At the Erie Institute of Taekwondo & Hapkido we have developed proven teaching methods that will not only help you learn the art of self defense quickly and easily, but also provides a wide range of other exciting benefits for students of all ages and abilities.
The benefits of our programs include:
- Improved Reflexes and Coordination which increases your performance in all physical activities.
- Increased Strength and Stamina boosts energy so you feel great all day
- Increased Flexibility & Weight Control for better overall fitness
- Great Cardiovascular Work Out keeps you in good shape physically
- Improved Concentration for better work and study habits
- Stress Reduction & Increased Levels of Relaxation for a longer, healthier life
- The Peace of Mind that comes from knowing that you are able to Protect Yourself & Your Family
- Increased Self Confidence & Self Discipline to develop a positive attitude toward life
The best reason for starting martial arts is your own, but whatever motivation you have for getting started you'll find our staff ready and willing to help you attain your goals. Our school is founded on the principles of teaching excellence, personal attention and tradition. We provide you with the most complete and effective methods to help you reach your full potential. At the Erie Institute of Taekwondo and Hapkido , our instructors are personally selected, not only for their martial arts skill, but also for their ability to effectively communicate their knowledge and understanding to students of all ages. We know that each student has different goals and strive to help you reach yours.
As you can see there are many great reasons to get involved in our program but the many benefits you will derive don't start happening until you ACT!
Thank you for taking the time to read this valuable information and I look forward to meeting you in person at the school soon.
Grandmaster Barry Rodemaker