Sixth degree Master Instructors Jeff and Jade Hockman began their martial arts training in their youth practicing judo, combat judo and wrestling. In 1986, they started a journey that would change their lives forever as they began to practice the art of Songahm Taekwondo. Songahm Taekwondo is a traditional martial arts style that continues to evolve. It is a complete martial arts system that incorporates many different styles to develop physically and mentally well-rounded martial artists.
Before becoming certified, black belts spend 2-3 years as instructor trainees, during which time they are required to teach at least 300 hours under the supervision of a senior instructor. They are also required to earn certification in CPR and Youth Protection and to attend instruction camps.