|201 E main St, Birdsboro Community Center, Birdsboro, PA 19508, PH:(610) 582-7616
Kocur's Taekwon-do is located in
Birdsboro, Pa directed by Sabumnim
Bill Kocur Internationally certified as
an Instructor by the International
Taekwon-Do Federation. We are
dedicated to providing affordable
Tae Kwon Do training, and promoting
Tae Kwon Do as a family activity. We
specialize in Children's Programs
and tailor each class to your child's
The benefits of TaeKwon-Do at
- To assist others in developing
and improving their mental and
- To provide at a reasonable
cost of physical fitness
programs to families.
- To introduce the tenets of
Taekwon-Do - Courtesy,
Integrity, Perseverance, Self
Control and Indomitable Spirit
DEFINITION OF TAEKWON-DO
To put it simply Taekwon-Do is a version of unarmed combat designed for the purpose of self-defence. It is more than just
that, however. It is the scientific use of the body in the method of self-defence; a body that has gained the ultimate use of its
facilities through intensive physical and mental training.
It is a martial art that has no equal in either power or technique. Though it is a martial art, its discipline, technique and
mental training are the mortar for building a strong sense of justice, fortitude, humility and resolve. It is this mental
conditioning that separates the true practitioner from the sensationalist, content with mastering only the fighting aspects of
This is one of the reasons that Taekwon-Do is called an art of self-defence. It also implies a way of thinking and life,
particularly in instilling a concept and spirit of strict self-imposed discipline and an ideal of noble moral rearmament. The
nearest description of it is almost a cult.
Translated literally "Tae" stands for jumping or flying, to kick or smash with the foot. "Kwon" denotes the fist-chiefly to
punch or destroy with the hand or fist. "Do" means an art or way - the right way built and paved by the saints and sages in
I shall observe the tenets of Taekwon-Do.
I shall respect the instructor and seniors.
I shall never misuse Taekwon-Do.
I shall be a champion of freedom and justice.
I shall build a more peaceful world.
"I have set forth the following
philosophy and guidelines which will
be the cornerstone of Taekwon-Do
and by which all serious students of
this art are encouraged to live."
General Choi Hong Hi
- Be willing to go where the going may
be tough and do the things that are
worth doing even though they are
- Be gentle to the weak and tough to
- Be content with what you have in
money and position but never in
- Always finish what you begin, be it
large or small.
- Be a willing teacher to anyone
regardless of religion, race or
- Never yield to repression or threat
in the pursuit of a noble cause.
- Teach attitude and skill with action
rather than words.
- Always be yourself even though
your circumstances may change.
- Be the eternal teacher who teaches
with the body when young, with
words when old, and by moral
precept even after death.