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TAEKWONDO

Welcome to Champion Taekwondo in Bermuda, a martial arts academy dedicated to teaching the art and philosophy of Taekwondo. Our academy is led by Master Edmond Johnson, a 5th-degree black belt with over 20 years of experience in teaching martial arts .

At Champion Taekwondo, we believe that Taekwondo is not just a sport but a way of life. Our mission is to empower our students with the tools they need to succeed both on and off the mat. We are committed to teaching our students the importance of discipline, respect, and perseverance while providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

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About us

Welcome to Champion Taekwondo in Bermuda, a distinguished martial arts academy committed to imparting the art and philosophy of Taekwondo. Our academy is under the esteemed leadership of Master Edmond Johnson, a 5th-degree black belt with over two decades of experience in martial arts instruction.

At Champion Taekwondo, we firmly uphold the belief that Taekwondo transcends being merely a sport; it is a way of life. Our overarching mission is to equip our students with the essential life skills required for success, both within the realm of Taekwondo and in their everyday lives. We are resolute in our dedication to instilling the values of discipline, respect, and unwavering perseverance. Our commitment extends further to nurturing a learning environment that is not only supportive but also inclusive.

Our academy extends a warm welcome to individuals of all ages and proficiency levels, ranging from novice to advanced practitioners. We have meticulously curated a comprehensive curriculum encompassing traditional Taekwondo techniques, self-defense strategies, and the art of sparring. Our cadre of experienced instructors works closely with each student, tailoring their instruction to meet individual goals. These objectives may encompass enhancing physical fitness, bolstering self-confidence, or mastering advanced techniques.

Safety and professionalism are paramount at Champion Taekwondo. We adhere to stringent safety protocols to ensure the welfare of our students and staff. Our facility maintains a pristine and inviting environment, fostering an atmosphere conducive to learning. Our team of certified instructors remains unwaveringly committed to delivering the highest caliber of instruction to all our students.

Furthermore, we take immense pride in introducing  2.I.C Master Umar Durrant, a 4th-degree black belt, who has been an integral part of Master Johnson's tutelage since the age of 13. Umar Durrant embarked on his teaching journey in 2011 at the Ji-Shin Taekwondo Academy in Bermuda, further enriching our academy's legacy of excellence.

Whether your aspirations encompass augmenting physical fitness, acquiring self-defense proficiency, or achieving distinction as a Taekwondo champion, we stand ready to support you. Join our close-knit community of dedicated martial artists and explore the myriad benefits of Taekwondo training at Champion Taekwondo in Bermuda.

CLASS TIMES

Tiger Tots Ages 4 - 6

Class 1 SATURDAY 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Class 2 SATURDAY 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Tigers   Ages 6– 10

MONDAY 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM WEDNESDAYS 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

FRIDAY 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | SATURDAY 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Big Cats Ages 11 – 16

WEDNESDAY 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM | SATURDAY 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Adult Taekwondo

MONDAY 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM | WEDNESDAY 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM 

FRIDAY 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

All classes are 
$100  Per month
Uniforms 
$100

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About Us
CLASS TIMES
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PROGRAMS |||||

TIGER TOTS Ages 4–6

Introducing the "Tiger Tots" program, where your little one will embark on an enriching Champion Black Belt journey under the guidance of our compassionate and dedicated instructors. As they cultivate the fundamental core skills of Taekwondo, your child will experience growth both physically and mentally, building a strong foundation for success.

Join us as we pave the way for your child's achievements through each belt level, fostering their development in a nurturing and supportive environment. Let the "Tiger Tots" program be the first step in their incredible martial arts adventure!


What To Expect In Class:
Basic and Core Skills Include:
Focus, respect, discipline, teamwork, coordination, strength, and speed!

  • Physical Fitness

  • Build confidence

  •  Increase concentration

  •  develop and learn technique

  • Develop motor and sports skills

  • FUN

Little Tigers Ages 10 – 13 

Introducing the Little Tigers program, crafted specifically for young, enthusiastic learners eager to master new skills and embrace the fascinating world of Taekwondo. Our expertly designed curriculum goes beyond kicks and punches, instilling essential life values such as self-control, assertiveness, and focus in your little one.

The harmonious blend of physical activity and mental training in the Little Tigers program fosters a sense of balance and calmness in children, setting them on a path to success. As their self-discipline and concentration grow, you may even notice a boost in their academic achievements.

Enroll your child in our enriching Little Tigers program and empower them to thrive in all aspects of their life!


What To Expect In Class:
Experience our high-octane, rapid-fire training sessions designed to channel your boundless energy. As you engage in this invigorating style of training, you'll not only grow physically stronger but also enhance your overall athletic prowess. Dive into our exhilarating workouts and witness a remarkable transformation in your fitness and performance!


Advanced skills include physical conditioning, self-defense, confidence development, and martial arts skills.

  • Establish discipline

  • Build confidence

  • Increase physical strength

  • Learn self-defense skills

  • Goal setting

  • Enhanced listening and concentration skills


 

C-Tigers Ages 11 – 16 years 

We designed an elite martial arts program that is both popular and cool for the teens to train and learn taekwondo skills in a safe, positive environment. They will learn goal setting, keeping focus and motivated. Teens will get in the best shape of their life, while learning skills to defend themselves without aggression or violence.
 

What To Expect In Class:
Classes are high-energy and fast-paced to match and burn off students’ excessive energy. The skills of blocks, kicks, and punches are very cool and practical for any teenager to learn. Real skills for real-life situations.

  • Improved physical sports conditioning

  • Practical self-defense skills

  • Learning to set and achieve goals

  • How to avoid negative peer-pressure

  • Learning self-respect and being respectful to others

  • Learn to make positive decisions

Adult Taekwondo

At Champion Taekwondo Academy, we believe it’s important for students to continually challenge themselves. The best way to do this is to continue at our taekwondo school, take skills to the next level, and move on to advanced TKD.

 

Our adult taekwondo classes include all aspects of physical conditioning including strength development, cardiopulmonary conditioning, and flexibility training. Through our taekwondo club’s advanced classes, you will see improved self-defense techniques and physical fitness, and the satisfaction of moving up to the next level.

 

The benefits for adults taking adult advanced taekwondo include:

 

  • improved cardio, strength, and flexibility;

  • weight loss and muscle toning;

  • improved self-respect due to perseverance and confidence;

  • superior self-defense skills; and

  • fun exercise.

Programs
CURRICULUM

THE CHAMPION CURRICULUM

Our specialized curriculum focuses on four key aspects of Taekwondo:  Poomsae (forms), Hoshinsul (self-defense), Kyorugi (sparring), and Kyopka (breaking techniques). This comprehensive program ensures that students develop a deep understanding and mastery of each component, allowing them to excel in the art of Taekwondo.

Poomsae (Forms)

  • Learning and mastering basic to advanced forms (Taegeuk and Black Belt Poomsae)

  • Emphasis on proper stances, body posture, and alignment

  • Development of fluidity, balance, and coordination in executing forms

  • Breathing techniques for optimal power and focus

  • Understanding the practical applications of each form

  • Opportunities to participate in Poomsae competitions and demonstrations

Hoshinsul (Self-Defense)

  • Training in practical self-defense techniques against various types of attacks (grabs, holds, strikes, and kicks)

  • Utilization of joint locks, throws, and pressure points

  • Development of situational awareness and quick decision-making skills

  • Learning to control and neutralize opponents effectively and safely

  • Understanding the principles of self-defense within the context of Taekwondo

  • Emphasis on responsible use of martial arts skills for personal protection

 

Kyorugi (Sparring)

  • Introduction to basic sparring techniques and strategies

  • Development of offensive and defensive skills (kicks, punches, blocks, and footwork)

  • Focus on proper timing, distance, and accuracy in executing techniques

  • Enhancing speed, agility, and stamina for competitive sparring

  • Learning and adhering to competition rules and regulations

  • Opportunities to participate in local, regional, and national sparring tournaments

Kyopka (Breaking Techniques)

  • Introduction to basic and advanced breaking techniques

  • Development of proper striking methods using hands, feet, elbows, and knees

  • Focus on accuracy, timing, and power generation for successful breaks

  • Learning to use appropriate materials for breaking practice (wooden boards, bricks, or tiles)

  • Understanding the mental and physical principles behind breaking techniques

  • Opportunities to participate in breaking competitions and demonstrations

 

Our Poomsae, Hoshinsul, Kyorugi, and Kyopka curriculum is designed to provide students with a well-rounded and in-depth understanding of Taekwondo's core components. Through this structured training, students will develop the skills, confidence, and discipline necessary to excel in the art of Taekwondo and become successful martial artists.

CONTACT

CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 441-777-5353 or fill out the following form.

Feedback is always welcome.

Head Office

6 Parliament Street Hamilton Bermuda 

 

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