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Pricing

How much does Pure Taekwondo® charge for lessons?


Pure TKD ™ strives to keep its price competitive in the current market. Prices vary from school to school, and we cannot guarantee prices that are posted on online resources or quoted over the phone. The best way to get pricing is to visit our location and try out a free trial lesson. Prices can be discussed once the lesson has been completed.




Does Pure Taekwondo® have any additional fees?


Nope. Pure Taekwondo® does not require any registration or membership fees. Our fees are upfront and guaranteed upon sign-up.




Does Pure TKD ™ charge belt testing fees?


All martial art schools in the area charge for every belt level, Pure Taekwondo doesn't! Pure Taekwondo only charges for belt graduations. Pure TKD ™ only charges for belt graduations and black belt test. Starting the fall of 2020, Pure Taekwondo will no longer charge for belt graduations and only charge for Black Belt testing.




Where can I find Pure Taekwondo's prices?


Pure TKD ™ does not publicize its prices to protect its cost structure. The price list is only provided to active members.




Does Pure Taekwondo® offer member discounts?


Pure TKD ™ does not provide additional discounts on class fees, trial offers, specials or merchandise. Pure Taekwondo® offers one flat fee that is fair and very competitive in today's market.




What does Pure TKD ™ charge for Black Belt testing?


Pure TKD ™ does not publically advertise its prices for Black Belt testing. Pricing is determined upon eligibility and a student's current rank status. Rates are determined during the black belt test application process and by Kukkiwon’s current registration and administration fees.





Belt Ranking

Does Pure Taekwondo certify black belts?


Yes! Pure Taekwondo is an affiliated member of Kukkiwon and the Kukkiwon Membership System. Black belt candidates that pass the black belt exam at Pure Taekowndo will recieve a Kukkiwon certificate and Kukkiwon ID card. Kukkiwon is a Korean Government Sanctioned entity that certifies black belts around the world. Kukkiwon certification ensures that black belts retain their rank at any Kukkiwon affiliated school. Note: A World Taekwondo affiliated school is not the same as a Kukkiwon affiliated school. Pure Taekwondo is affilliated with Kukkiwon and World Taekwondo.




Can I keep my current rank status if I trained at different school?


Most schools do not allow you to keep your current rank due to martial arts/ taekwondo systems differing from one school to another. Pure Taekwondo wants to ensure that all students have a great experience learning the curriculum to be the best in their class. The Grandmaster of Pure TKD will require the new student to complete an assessment test before being allowed to keep his/ her rank. Depending on the result of the assessment there can be no guarantee that the student will be allowed to keep their rank status. If a student is allowed to keep their rank status by the Grandmaster, it may take some time to achieve the next level as a student progresses through the Pure Taekwondo system and quality of standard. The best way to keep your current rank from another school at Pure Taekwondo is to ensure that you hold a black belt Kukkiwon certificate. However, students that hold a Kukkiwon certificate will need to meet the same standards set by Pure Taekwondo to attain the next degree.




How often does Pure Taekwndo do belt examinations?


Belt level exams are held every two months. Students that meet testing requirments are eligible for the belt level examination. See the curriculm page for more information.




Does Pure Taekwondo conduct make up tests?


Pure Taekwondo schedules make up exam two weeks after a reguallary schedueld belt examination. This is to provide an opportunity for students to make up an exam if they missed the initial exam for any reason.





Payments

Does Pure Taekwondo enforce the use of payment contracts?


No. Pure Taekwondo does not use contracts, although active members must sign a payment agreement to lock in current rates.




What forms of payments does Pure Taekwondo accept?


Pure Taekwondo is currently accepting checks for class fees. Current and new members that sign the payment agreement will be moved to an ACH payment system. Credit Cards will soon be accepted before the end of 2020.




Can membership with Pure Taekwondo be cancelled?


Members can opt-out of their payment agreement with a written 60-day notice that can be filled out electronically and sent by email. Cancellations are generally planned and submitting a 60-day notice will allow members time to think about opting-out of their membership before it is finalized. Opting out of the payment agreement with the 60-day notice will void a member's current price plan. Members that wish to return to Pure Taekwondo after the 60-day notice has finalized will need to sign a new payment agreement with the new rate applied.




Does Pure Taekwondo accept credit cards?


Pure Taekwondo does not currently accept credit cards at this time. Updates will be provided to members when this option becomes available.




Can the class fee be be pro-rated or refunded?


Class fees are non-refundable. Class fees are due at the beginning of every month and is based on a 4 week/ per month cycle. Pure Taekwondo does not prorate for any sessions missed nor does it provide a refund for any leave of absence. If you find that you are having difficulty in attending classes for any reason, please reach out to Master Carlo.





Curriculum

What is the youngest age for children that Pure TKD will accept?


Children can enroll in Pure Taekwondo at 5 years old, starting at a younger age can be considered for some children. Parents with children under age 5, interested in Pure Taekwondo are encouraged to schedule a free 20-minute introductory lesson for a proper assessment.




What is involved in a black belt exam at Pure Taekwondo?


Students must meet the Pure Taekwondo criteria to become eligible for black belt testing. If you would like additional information regarding black belt requirements, please visit the Pure Taekwondo curriculum page.




Is sparring mandatory?


Sparring is required for belt graduation. Students progress through Pure Taekwondo are encouraged to spar in a safe, supervised and friendly environment. Sparring is taught at the yellow belt level and is a requirment for belt graduation. All students that achieve yellow belt are required to own Pure Taekwondo standardized sparring equipment. To learn more about sparring requirements, please visit the Pure Taekwondo curriculum page.




What style of Taekwondo does Pure Taekwondo teach?


Pure TKD ™ is a Kukkiwon affiliated school that teaches a "Modern" style of Taekwondo that still holds its traditional background in Moo Duk Kwan. Moo Duk Kwan is one of the six different originals "kwans" or style of Taekwondo. Kukkiwon unified all the kwans when it organized in 1977. Pure TKD ™ teaches the style and methods set forth by Kukkiwon's organized standards.




What style of forms or poomse does Pure Taekwondo teach?


Pure Taekwondo teaches Taeguek and Palgwe forms, although Taeguek is the official poomse (forms) to attain a Kukkiwon black belt certification. Palgwe forms are a prerequisite for attaining higher levels at Pure Taekwondo. Visit the curriculum page to find out more.




How many classes am I allowed to attend?


Pure Taekwondo members are allowed to attend a minimum of two classes per week. Pure Taekwondo does not have a limitation to the amount of classes a registered member can attend.




What is the criteria for passing a belt test?


New for 2020, Pure Taekwondo will now use a point system for grading students. Points will be distributed among four categories which are forms, kicking, sparring and improvement. 10 points are required to pass to the next level on each belt, but 12 points are required to pass to the next belt color. To attain an award, students must win 5 points in any one of the categories. Attaining 5 points in three out of four categories will result in a Best Overall Award. Note that points are distributed based on the standards set forth by Pure Taekwondo.





Equipment

What kind of equipment are students expected to use?


All equipment is provided by Pure Taekwondo and is World Taekwondo approved.




Are uniforms necessary?


Yes! All students of Pure Taekwondo must wear the standard uniforms provided and branded by Pure Taekwondo.




Can we purchase equipment anywhere?


Members of Pure Taekwondo must purchase equipment from Pure Taekwondo, this includes uinforms, shoes, sparring equipment and any additional accessories or clothing. Pure Taekwondo has a standard of quailty that is to be met by all members of Pure TKD. All equipment is available for purchase at Pure Taekwondo. Please contact puretaekwondo@gmail.com to inquire about pricing and availbility.




Can I wear different uniforms?


Pure Taekwondo only allows the uniforms proided by Pure Taekwondo to be worn during class sessions, special events and tournments. This is indentify our branding and keep conistency. Please speak with the Grandmaster for further details.




Will Pure Taekwondo buy back used equipment?


No. Due to health issues, Pure Taekwondo can not buy back previousely used equipment.





Parent Participation

Can I participate in aiding my child learn Taekwondo


Though Pure Taekwondo loves parent interaction with their children we do not recommend parents help out their child during class time. We want to ensure that the quality remains conistant and that students understands the source of truth during instruction and coaching.