The Best Martial Artists Start Here!

7 Tigers Taekwondo and Hapkido School has been Charlottesville’s leader in martial arts training since 1990. Headed by Grand Master Thomas Henzey (9th Dan) under Grand Master Sung Soo Lee (9th Dan), we offer a number of programs for physical fitness and health management, with certified instruction in Taekwondo and Hapkido.

Our style is a Korean Martial Art comprised of Jidokwan Taekwondo and Moohakkwan Hapkido. Both of these martial arts make up the foundation of the American Jidokwan system , which was founded by Grand Master Thomas Henzey with the direction of Grand Master Sung Soo Lee.

Grand Master Sung Soo Lee

G.M. Sung Soo Lee

Grand Master Thomas Henzey

G.M. Thomas Henzey

Men, women and children of all ages can take advantage of our programs. Each student is given personalized instruction and attention from certified Black Belt instructors, with emphasis placed on individual ability.

The training and exercises at 7 Tigers Taekwondo and Hapkido develop physical and mental coordination, self-confidence, as well as relaxation, which involve the movement of the entire body and will help to keep you trim, fit and in good health. Besides keeping you physically fit, your training can be most effective and powerful when used in self defense.

Some of our Programs being Offered

Adults and children of all ages can take advantage of the programs at 7 Tigers. Each student is given personalized instruction and attention from black belt instructors, with emphasis placed on each individual’s abilities.

Tiger Cubs

6-9 year old kids work on basic to intermediate skills and coordination. They learn basic poomse (forms), sabong chucks (kicking drills) and basic self-defense.

Youth

10-12 year olds aim for the goals of self-esteem, confidence and respect. Students learn poomse, sabong chucks and advance self-defense.

Adults

Students 13 years old and older will learn poomse, sabong chucks, advanced self-defense and hapkido.

Weapons

7 Tigers offers training for several different weapons, including bo staff and sword. Our weapons program is open to all students and ages with safety in mind.

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