Spring Special is going on now through the end of May! Tang Soo Do Class Including Uniform and Weapon Only $99.00 for the first month! Value of $130.00
We have classes for everyone in the family starting at age 4 through adult. Choose from Traditional Karate,
Lil' Dragons, Kickboxing and Low Impact Classes. Let us help you reach your goals!
Family Martial Arts Academy, located in Pittston and Scranton, Pennsylvania, has a modern approach to a traditional martial art while keeping Tang Soo Do as a core. Family Martial Arts Academy has an evolving curriculum with elements from Judo, Hapkido and other fighting disciplines. Family Martial Arts Academy systems are designed to provide a fun, yet disciplined, learning environment. The Family Martial Arts Academy curriculum, along with long and short-term goals, will help students improve and learn respect, concentration, perseverance, self-confidence and physical and mental health.
Tang refers to the Tang Dynasty of China (617-909 AD). Soo means hand, but implies fist, punch, strike, or defense, etc. Do means way of life. Therefore, Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean marital art, which was influenced by the Tang Dynasty that stresses the growth of character in an individual. The philosophy of Tang Soo Do is that through physical exercise, we not only strengthen the body, but the mind and spirit as well. Drawing influences from Yang style Tai Chi Chuan, Kung Fu, Okinawan Karate and Korean Tae kyun Tang Soo Do is a complete art. While known for it's high kicks, Tang Soo Do also uses punches, joint locks and weapons. All Tang Soo Do techniques are based on the principles on yielding, circular motion and penetration.