The curriculum offered by Orleans Taekwondo Academy is based on the World Taekwondo (WT) standards, it’s the olympic style of Taekwondo. Our school is committed to teaching focus, confidence, and respect through the martial arts of Taekwondo. Our team of instructors knows the impact a good teacher can have on a student. Our instructors are patient and enthusiastic and teach with a perfect blend of discipline and fun.

Taekwondo is practiced a minimum of twice a week while students progress from their white belts to their red belt (with black stripe). Classes typically run 45 minutes with time split between warm-up, drills, and individual skills training with an instructor.

Once a student achieves their red belt (with black stripe) they begin training for their black belt, with training continuing through nine additional ranks called “Dans”.

WTF Taekwondo is an Olympic recognized sport with competitions held at local, provincial, national, and international levels. Taekwondo has two competitive specialties: Poomsae (patterns), which focuses on precision of technique, and sparring, which puts your skills directly up against an opponent. Orleans Taekwondo students have competed and regularly place at all competitive levels in both specialties.

Taekwondo is the Korean martial art developed nearly two thousand years ago. The name “Taekwondo” translates literally to the way of kicking feet and striking hands.

“Tae” refers to feet or lower body, everything below the belt, particularly the legs for running, jumping, strength, power, spinning, and kicking.

“Kwon” refers to the torso and is concerned with everything done with the arms and hands for striking and blocking.

“Do” means the way and refers to the mind which in turn governs the body.

Together, “Tae, Kwon & Do” form a harmony of mind and body. Today, it is practiced by millions of people worldwide and is one of only two martial art styles to be recognized by the International Olympic Committee as an official sport at the Olympic Games.

The Benefits of Taekwondo


Better Physical Well-being
  • Self-Defence: You’ll feel safe knowing you can protect yourself.
  • Balance: You’ll improve your balance which will help with day-to-day activities and is an especially important ability for growing children.
  • Coordination: You’ll realize better athletic performance in other sport activities through improved coordination.
  • Flexibility: You’ll minimize injuries thanks to a greater range of motion in your joints.
  • Speed: You’ll learn to react more quickly, move faster, and think better on the spot.
  • Cardiovascular Fitness: You’ll reduce your risk of heart disease and other potential health problems relating to inactivity.

Better Mental Well-being

  • Self-Confidence: You’ll learn to become less afraid of uncertainties about yourself and push yourself to do things you never thought possible.
  • Self-Esteem: You’ll feel better about yourself and feel a sense of accomplishment after a class.
  • Improved Focus and Concentration: You’ll learn to concentrate more intensely on one task and learn to keep that focus for longer periods of time.
  • Stress Reduction: You’ll get the opportunity to zone out of the stresses of life while zoning in to the intensity of a Taekwondo class.
  • Positive: You’ll learn to think more positively by being able to push your limits.
  • Attitude: You’ll develop better behaviours through the respect and etiquette present in the Taekwondo training environment.
  • Discipline: You’ll be able to better accomplish tasks by learning how to focus on them and get them done, no matter how hard they are.

Better Overall Well-being

  • Improved Grades at School
  • Better Performance at Work
  • More Confidence in Social and Life Situations

Special Offer

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When you sign up for classes, we’ll cover the cost of your uniform
to get you started right away.

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Orleans Taekwondo is a proud member of the following professional associations.

The Ontario Taekwondo Association

Provincial Association

Taekwondo Canada

National Association

The World Taekwondo Federation

International Association