Stamford Martial Arts & Fitness has been serving the Stamford, Greenwich area for over thirty years.
Sa Bom Nim (Master Instructor) John McGuiness is a 8th degree black belt and the owner and chief instructor at Stamford Martial Arts & Fitness Center. With over forty four years of martial arts training and thirty nine years of teaching experience Master McGuiness is uniquely qualified to inspire and coach his students to achieve the ultimate goal of martial arts training, Neh Gung Weh Yu (strength on the inside, peacefulness on the outside.)
Master McGuiness is not just a Martial Arts Instructor....he is an Educator in the art of "Skills for Life"
Master McGuiness is also a T.A.C. member,Technical Advisory Committee. This committee is responsible for upholding the technical and moral high standards set by Grandmaster Charles Ferraro. The T.A.C is dedicated to their mission of insuring that you will have the proper technical guidance and insight needed to continue your study of the Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan system. T.A.C members travel throughout the country and abroad visiting schools, teaching clinics and attending tournaments and dan promotions.
Stamford Martial Arts is an internationally certified Martial Arts School, and must maintain high standards of excellence to remain certified by the Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association.
All classes are taught by licensed black belt and Master level instructors, who must adhere to strict standards of professionalism.
Tang Soo Do is known for having one of the most effective training methods for developing discipline, focus, confidence and physical fitness with emphasis on the child's development and coordination essential for their growth.
Students are tested on their progress and receive a series of different colored belts, as well as an official Certificate of Rank, upon successful completion of each class level.
"It's a wonderful way to spend your life... growing in a community and touching the lives of so many people, we have students who have been with us since day one and are still training to this day along with their children."