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Monique Nicole Ache Reyes reviewed Strickland's Martial Arts
5
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The best Taekwondo school in the area! Our 3 children and I have been coming here for over 5 years. It's not just a school but a family! Mr Strickland has been a big influence my our children's lives teaching them not just martial arts but to have confidence in themselves, courage and to strive to be the best they can be. It is so easy to see how much he does, not just for his students but for the community by seeing how many kids and adults volunteer their time to teach others. He even offers free anti-bully classes at his school and will also teach a class at your children's school. We are so glad we found this school and are so greatful to Mr. Strickland and every one of the volunteers who encourage us and help us become better and better every day!

Chip Ricketts reviewed Strickland's Martial Arts
5
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I started Taekwondo with George Strickland in January 2002 at his original location in Highland Village. All I can say is that it was a life-changing experience. Having never done anything like martial arts, I wasn't sure what I was getting into, but I set a big goal of earning my First Degree Black Belt by the time I turned 50 (I was just one week shy of my 48th birthday). With George's positive attitude and encouragement, I reached my goal just a couple of months after reaching that 50 number. While I am now retired from the sport, I can say without hesitation that there is not a better Taekwondo instructor in the area and his new location is awesome!

Ted Turgeon reviewed Strickland's Martial Arts
5
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Since I began training in Taekwondo 29 years ago, I've seen many martial arts schools around the country. Strickland's Taekwondo is on the level with the best of them. The facility itself is top notch, and the knowledge of Senior Master Strickland can help any student become a better martial artist, regardless of age or rank. It was a fantastic and memorable experience from the time I stepped off the plane, until the time I left. The students and families there are unbeatable with their hospitality!
Thank you for the experience, and for the opportunity to meet such fine folks!

Karen Hayden reviewed Strickland's Martial Arts
5
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Thank you Mr. Strickland, and all of your staff, for giving our son one of the greatest experiences of his life. Your classes have taught our son so many important life lessons throughout his six years at your school. From White belt to Second Degree Black Belt, Daniel has experienced successes and failures, made friends and learned self defense skills for life!! What he as obtained and earned through your classes and his perserverance, no one can take away from him. Your school is one of care and concern and fairness to everyone, and I highly recommend it for both kids and adults!!

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Why I Want to be a Black Belt: Deacon Armstrong

When I started taekwondo, I wanted to be cool.  It just looked like lots of fun.  And it was lots of fun learning the forms.  I had a great time at first because it was easy.  But over time I realized it was a discipline.  It is something that requires practice, patience and focus.

In the beginning, it was pretty easy.  But it got harder and harder the further along I got.  I found this challenging. Each rank I earned made me want the next one even more.  When I got to Orange, I got to spar which I really enjoy.  At this point, I knew I was hooked.

I really loved competing in my first tournament.  I won a Gold medal in my Form.  It made me want to compete more.  And now that I’m learning weapons, I’m having a great time.

I want to be a Black Belt to challenge myself.  At times I wanted to quit but I stuck with it. It got harder and harder. I didn’t always pass.  Sometimes that was discouraging.

But I never let it keep me down for very long.  It inspired me to try harder.  I was very excited to begin board breaking.  It was very hard to do at first.  But once I understood how to do it, it wasn’t hard at all until I got to the round kick board break. That kick on a board stinks out loud!  But I know I will eventually get it.

I think the martial arts teach discipline and also character. I want to be all of the things we say when we repeat the qualities of Taekwondo because it is a great outline for success in life.  Courtesy and Integrity are very important because it is how I treat others and it’s also doing the right thing even when others aren’t looking.  Perseverance is never giving up no matter what.  Self Control is not losing my temper or getting upset when things don’t go my way. Indomitable Spirit is having and keeping a positive attitude.  These qualities are demonstrated by Black Belts. They are the qualities I want for myself as well.  A Black Belt is someone to be considered a solid role model and demonstrates excellent leadership skills.

The best part of the martial arts is that you never stop learning.  It is something you can be involved in for your whole life. I am looking forward to adding many new techniques and skills as I advance.  I also want to master as many weapons as possible.  My goal is to one day be like Mr. Strickland.

Being a Black Belt is important to me because it proves that I have what it takes to set and achieve my goal.  It proves that hard work and determination will result in success.  As long as I try hard and don’t give up, I continue to learn and grow in the martial arts.  This is what I want to be involved in for the rest of my whole life.