• Phoenix Martial Arts

  • Welcome to Phoenix Martial Arts! We are a Taekwondo club in St. Thomas, Ontario that teaches a unique mix of Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Boxing, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. We use martial arts to teach our students how to thrive in the real world, be it in a self-defense situation or in everyday life.

  • Unfinished Business

    July 12, 2020 | News

    There are a lot of emotions here, a lot to unpack, so here we go. (Since I didn't get to perform the annual telling of this story at the end of the black belt grading this year, please bare with hearing it one more time, for context's sake.) In 2015, walking around a park with my best friend, I mentioned that I had an idea about opening a club. She immediately replied "Of course you are, and we'll be the first ones to sign up when you do." That moment gave me the confidence needed to actually do this. When you're embarking on something such as starting your own business, the

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    2019 Black Belt Grading

    June 27, 2019 | News

    Kahjok. In Korean, it means Family.  Over the course of one hour and forty three minutes, we saw most everything that comes with family take place during the all-Black Belt grading. This was only fitting, seeing as we had a father and son (Stan and Alex), along with brother John and Luke grading for their black belts. For every grading, our students are required to learn important Korean words or terms, either that relate to martial arts or to life in general. Kahjok is one of the words required at this level.  To start the test, everyone successfully got their

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