With the start of spring, formal ITF Taekwon-Do classes for adults kicked off again at the beginning of March. The Way Gym is one of only two gyms in Seoul metropolitan region that teaches ITF style Taekwon-Do, and the only gym in Seoul proper to do so. ITF Taekwon-Do emphasizes the art and self-defence aspects […]
An interview by KBS World Radio of Instructor Sanko Lewis, which was conducted last year, is now available to listen online at the KBS World Radio website. The interview covered his martial arts history, reasons for coming to Korea, and also his PhD topic in martial arts philosophy, and various other interesting points of discussion. […]
During the winter break, Instructor Sanko Lewis traveled to South Africa to present several workshops in January and February 2017. The workshops included a seven hour long Hapkido seminar in Pretoria, and five additional training sessions in which he taught ITF Taekwon-Do in three cities: Pinetown, Grobblersdal, and Potchefstroom.
‘The Way’ now offers rehabilitation therapy for sports injuries, postural imbalances and other physical ailments. Through a combination of physical education therapies, sports massage therapy, manual therapy and Pilates, we can help you on your journey towards healing and wholeness. Many pains such as migraines, neck and shoulder pains, back aches, and knee pains are often […]
Sanko Lewis, martial arts instructor at ‘The Way’, presented an academic paper at the 5th International Symposium for Taekwondo Studies, in Chelyabinsk Russia, over 9 & 10 May 2015. His presentation was on “The Paradoxical Pacifist Teachings of East Asian Martial Arts.” The symposium included another friend of ‘The Way, the Taekwon-Do historian Master (Dr.) George […]
The Way Gym now also offers Pilates. We have three dedicated Pilates instructors to help you achieve your physical and mental goals through Pilates. If practiced with consistency, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the whole human body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong powerhouse, and […]
Although Korea is the motherland of Taekwondo it is often difficult to find serious Taekwondo classes, as Taekwondo schools usually focus on children and sport rather than the original martial art / self-defence focus. For foreigners it is further challenging because it is very difficult to get instruction in English. However, there are places where […]
On Monday, 20 October 2014, we started training at the new bigger and better location. Everyone had a great time. And the new venue also have showers, lockers, more equipment and a Pilates section with emphasis on rehabilitative training. We now offer more CrossFit/Kickboxing sessions, while still retaining our Jiujitsu and ITF Taekwon-Do classes. Be […]