MEGAFIGHTERS SCHOOL OF SORIAN-DO
Under the instruction of brothers Raúl and Francisco Soriano, Megafighters School of Tae Kwon Do first opened its doors in autumn of 1996. Over time the training style evolved, and the school was renamed Megafighters School of Sorian-Do.
CLASS STRUCTURE AND SETTING
Classes are taught in one-hour increments and divided according to student level/skill. The Beginner Class meets one hour earlier than the Intermediate/Advanced Class three times a week.
BEGINNER CLASS STRUCTURE
The first class is comprised of 10th Degree White and 9th Degree Yellow Belts. In this class, students become familiar with the basics of SORIAN-DO while training under Certified Black Belt Instructors and Leadership Team members. A typical class begins with a quick warm up, followed by group drills. Students in this class practice:
Basic Stances and Blocks
Basic Traditional Katas
Basic Board Breaking Techniques
Basic Falling Techniques
Basic Self Defense Drills
Basic Point Fighting Drills
Basic Grappling Drills
Drills and exercises vary depending on the week's learning block. Students are often broken into smaller groups to allow for individualized attention and quicker progress.
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CLASS STRUCTURE
The second class is comprised of all remaining ranks (8th Degree Orange to 2nd Degree Red). Students in this class have already grasped the basic fundamentals of SORIAN-DO and work on more complex requirements, such as:
Advanced Stances and Blocks
Advanced Traditional and Open Katas
Advanced Board Breaking Techniques
Sequential Falling Techniques
Advanced Self-Defense Techniques (both required and student-created)
Advanced Kicking/Punching/Striking Combinations
Point Fighting and Grappling
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