An Amazing Journey: Hamza’s Mother

Hamza’s Mother Describes His Journey It has really been an amazing journey for Hamza at Master Gorino’s! Throughout the years, Hamza has achieved so much studying Tae Kwon-Do. What Changes Have You Seen In Hamza? His motor skills have developed tremendously, particularly [...]Read more

Size Of The Dog

”It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” There are misconceptions about self-defense. Some people think it’s all about a bunch of tricks and quick moves. Others think it’s about being a tough guy, that the biggest and strongest always [...]Read more

Michael’s Friendship Club

(I recorded a conversation with eleven year old Michael and his stepmother, Pamela, about Mike’s Friendship Club and how he started it at school.)   Pamela:  I got Michael into Tae Kwon-Do because of his struggles in school and to help with his confidence. And he took [...]Read more

The Life Benefits Of Tae Kwon-Do

Crossfit vs Tae Kwon-Do Someone asked me about the differences between CrossFit and Tae Kwon-Do. I’ve never done CrossFit and only know what I’ve watched, read, or what people have told me. But I do know a thing or two about Tae Kwon-Do, and when you compare the overall life [...]Read more

Blindness Is Not A Handicap

Blindness is not a handicap. It’s a workaround. Everybody’s got a workaround: I’ve got a bad hip. I’m afraid. My knee is messed up. I don’t like fighting. A person with sight learns visually. A blind person is taught by feel. It’s like dancing where your partner acts as your [...]Read more

Bullying Stops With Me.

The sad truth. Many parents sign their children up for Tae Kwon-Do because unfortunately their child is being bullied. Our students are trained to deal with bullies, whether being bullied themselves or witnessing someone else being bullied. Martial arts teaches you how to defend [...]Read more

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