What does it take to be a good Martial Arts instructor?
To keep this answer short is going to be very difficult. Without the best instructors we could not achieve the best results!
One of the reasons we have been so successful for over 20 years is the emphasis on structured and quality tuition.
Being a good instructor is many things including being passionate, motivating, having technical ability and being professional to name but a few.
An understanding of the individual needs of students is vital in providing the best tuition available. Our instructors are trained in many different fields so they are able to identify areas that require attention and deliver specific instruction to ensure the needs of each student are being met.
We know how to get the best out of you and will help you every step of the way to be the best you can be!. And yes, you too could become an instructor!
"Our commitment to the students is what sets us apart."
We encourage you when you are having difficulties and praise you when you reach your goals. We want you to succeed and we feel great when you do !
All instructors are certified Black Belt instructors with Australasia Tang Soo Do and are current holders of the Northern Territory 'Working with Children' Ochre card and also hold the Senior First Aid certificate.
Black belts and instructors are also internationally registered through the World Dang Soo Do Union in Songtan ROK, South Korea.
All Black belts and instructors with NT Tang Soo Do work to a particular code of conduct.
You are guaranteed that your instructors will always be patient, calm and respectful with you.
All instructors are required to attend regular training in their own classes ensuring quality of technique, instruction and further development.
Australasia Tang Soo Do Black Belt certification presentations are held twice a year and all members are welcomed to attend. These are formal occasions where families and friends can help celebrate this very special occasion.
Studio owners and Head Instructors from Tasmania, Queensland and the Northern Territory where here to attend and congratulate all new Black Belts and new Dan ranks in Australasia Tang Soo Do.
Young students of Tang Soo Do really do benefit.
Many of our young adult black belts started training as children and have continued on to become instructors themselves. They are now passing on the same values and respect to the young people in our community that they have grown up with.
Mr Matthew Harbidge started his training at the very early age of 4yrs with NT Tang Soo Do. Matthew is now a valued Senior 3rd Dan Black Belt instructor. Matthew is also now an engineer when not with us.
Miss Kate Frost started with NT Tang Soo Do at the young age of 9yrs. On top of recently becoming a qualified practising lawyer, Kate is also one of our valued Senior 3rd Dan Black Belt instructors.