Stories


How It Began

03

Nov 2020

How It Began

Recently Grand Master Michael Ajay and I were reminiscing about when we started Taekwondo.  It was back in the 1960s. In 1966 he was 10, and in 1968 I was 8 when we both began our journey into martial arts. ...

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This?  Or That?

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Oct 2020

This? Or That?

This? Or That? Ajay’s Karate, or Ajay’s Taekwondo?  Well both … read on! In 1981 a young man of 25 years of age decided to share his love and passion for martial arts with the Sacramento region.  He was a...

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My Son and Daughter’s Journey in Taekwondo (So Far!)

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Jul 2020

My Son and Daughter’s Journey in Taekwondo (So Far!)

Taekwondo, that is what might help. As I sat through numerous IEP meetings at my son’s school, this was something that was constantly mentioned to us by his Resource teacher, Classroom teacher, and Speech teacher. They had other students who...

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A Mother and Son Journey to Black Belt

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Jan 2020

A Mother and Son Journey to Black Belt

My son and I have embarked on a journey throughout the last several years that has allowed us to grow in more ways than I can imagine. As a martial arts parent and student, this journey has allowed me to...

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We surpassed our goal and collected 459 pounds of food and goods.

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Dec 2019

Epic Food Drive!

In late October, early November Ajay’s Karate held the most Epic Food Drive in our history! We have been collecting for the Elk Grove Food Bank for a number of years, but never have we had the outpouring of contributions...

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10 Reasons for Your Kids to Learn Martial Arts

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Mar 2019

10 Reasons for Your Kids to Learn Martial Arts

10 Reasons for Your Kids to Learn Martial Arts (From the Blog Mom with a Prep) Confidence: When you’re confident you can defend yourself, and don’t come across as an easy target that most bullies look for. Also, if you...

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Ajay’s Tae Kwon Do Academy – It’s a Family Thing!

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Feb 2019

Ajay’s Tae Kwon Do Academy – It’s a Family Thing!

We have cousins, siblings, parents and children and married couples!  Families can train together in our family class, or parents can bring all children to one sport activity (which translates to not having to drive kids to multiple activities, keeping...

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