At L.I. TRADITIONAL TAE KWON DO
CENTER, we realize the importance of
teaching the martial arts to young children.
We have come to value and understand the
importance of beginning one’s training at an earlier age. The strength of a child’s character is
built upon the values of INTEGRITY and RESPECT. Starting with
integrity as the foundation and adding self esteem, persistence, dedication and respect, we help
build the kind of character the child needs to be
successful in all aspects of their life at any
The results of our Martial Arts Programs are obvious - using positive reinforcement we
reward all efforts accomplishments and in-turn your child
Great self-confidence and higher self-esteem
Improved overall physical fitness, balance and coordination
Focus, concentration and increased attention span
Practical self-defense skills awareness
Appreciation for values as loyalty, dedication and respect
Here at L.I. TRADITIONAL TAE KWON DO CENTER, we teach the art of TAE KWON DO, which translated means the “art of
hand and foot” originating from Korea. Tae Kwon Do incorporates a variety of self-defense techniques such as
blocking, kicking, and punching. Our head instructor, SaBumNim Walter Vendura, a 7th Degree Black Belt
in Tae Kwon Do, has been teaching martial arts for over 35 years. SaBumNim Walter was inducted into the “World
Karate Hall of Fame” in 1997 and named Tae Kwon Do Instructor of the Year. In 2009, SaBumNim Walter was inducted
into the “U.S.A.
Martial Arts Hall of Fame” and named Tae Kwon Do Master of the Year. He has been featured in many local
newspapers over the years citing his many accomplishments.
KICKIN’ KIDZ PROGRAM
This program helps channel the child’s energy and enthusiasm into activities which
promote fitness and social development.
Our main goal is to:
• Encourage each student to develop a sense of
• Improve discipline which will, in turn, manifest in the child’s schoolwork,
self-control, patience and compassion with others.
• We teach more than kicking and punching.
We teach life skills.
Students are taught the true way of the tradition of the Martial Arts and family values. We
hold firm to the belief that the rank of Black Belt comes with create honor and
responsibility. Therefore, the rank of Black Belt is reserved only for students who have
earned it over the age of 12. Students under the age of 12 may earn the rank of Junior Black
We create a POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT,which inspires
learning and allows each student to reach their full potential and be the BEST THEY CAN