Sunday, October 5, 2008

Youn's Taekwondo Studio Opens on North Road

Youn's Taekwondo Studio at 55 North Road opened on October 1st. The studio is run by Jung H. Youn, a 6th degree black belt in Taekwondo and a 7th degree black belt in Hapkido. Master Youn was originally trained in Seoul Korea and is now a Bedford resident. Prior to opening the studio Master Youn taught at a studio in Marblehead and is currently a mixed martial art instuctor at Winchester High School.

The Studio has open classes from 9:30am-Noon Monday through Saturday and 3:30pm-8:30pm Monday through Friday. Each open class can hold up to 45 students and is designed to meet the varying skill levels of individual student. In addition to teaching Taekwondo, Youn's classes are also designed to develop Respect, Leadership, Balance, Focus, Endurance, Confidence and Concentration in children. Master Youn's classes are designed to teach children as young as 3 years old.
The studio features a large training room that can handle up to 45 students. There is also a play area for kids.

In addition to Traditional Taekwondo, Master Youn also teaches Hapkido self defense classes. Private lessons are also available.
Self Defense Classes are available.

Currently Master Youn is the only instructor although he is looking to add instructors in the future.
Master Youn was trained in Seoul South Korea

As a resident, Master Youn really likes Bedford and so decided to open his studio in town. In addition to Youn's Taewondo, Bedford also has Callahan's Karate Studio a few blocks down at 20 North Road.

The Studio is located on the second floor and the space has just been renovated.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Kyle said...

This is great. Taekwondo is a great martial art to get younger kids up and moving, and to teach them about discipline and kinesthetic awareness. A taekwondo dojo is nothing but a net positive to any town it's in!

Kyle | London Fight Factory