At Emerald Karate, students train with tradition and respect to meet requirements for belt ranks. When the requirements are met, students are invited to test. The test is conducted under the observation of a panel of Masters and Black Belts.

An important part of Tang Soo Do is its Codes and Tenets.


Emerald Karate students study a form of Korean Karate known as Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do. A style of martial art developed by Grand Master Hwang Kee.

During the Korean War, military and politcal leaders noted that, from battle to battle, overall victories were won by Tang Soo Do trained soldiers. Because of its effectiveness, Tang Soo Do became required training for all soldiers in the Korean army.

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