ABOUT US

The Traditional Karate Club of Cascade (Originally known as Cascade Karate Club) has been training students in martial arts   for over 10 years.

Tang Soo Do is a traditional martial art based on discipline and respect for all life.   Tang Soo Do is very much a personal art and we focus on encouraging personal growth instead of comparisons between students.

We continue to respects the original term, Tang Soo Do, and intend to preserve its heritage and value as a traditional way or path.  As  martial art practitioners, we are striving to maintain traditional values of respect, discipline, self-control, self-improvement, etiquette and ultimately to live a healthy and harmonious life, both physically and mentally.

Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursday nights.  Classes for young students (4 year olds) and those wishing private lessons are held by appointment.

 You are welcome to come visit a class anytime.  
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Our Heritage

  1. Great Grandmaster Hwang Kee
    Great Grandmaster Hwang Kee
    Kee combined the kicking style of Soo Bak Do with the hand techniques of the Tang system upon returning to Korea after the end of World War II.
  2. Grandmaster  Jae Joon Kim
    Grandmaster Jae Joon Kim
    Upon the request of Grandmaster Hwang Kee, Master Jae Joon Kim brought Moo Duk Kwan to the United States and founded the Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do Association in Detroit, Michigan.
  3. Master Debra A. Rohr
    Master Debra A. Rohr
    Master Rohr, 5th Dan, started her martial arts training in Dubuque Iowa under Grandmaster David J. Schmitt in 1997. In 2007 Master Rohr opened her own Tang Soo Do School in Cascade Iowa, and continued her personal training under Grand Master Samuel Frazier III.