HMD Academy’s mission is to develop the individual’s physical and mental readiness and acuity which can be applied across a diverse range of contexts and activities.


Tae Kwon Do

We teach Tae Kwon Do in a noncompetitive and non-combative setting that focuses on redefining Tae Kwon Do as an art. We welcome all individuals regardless of body type or physical aptitude. 

Children's Classes
Adult Classes
ADHD, Autism
School Programs

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Indigenous to the Philippines, PTK-SMF™ is the authentic Pekiti-Tirsia Kali system of close-quarters combat blade fighting.

Pekiti-Tirsia is a proven system of combat strategy and tactics that provides protection from strikes and attacks, destruction of opponents weapons, and domination of any combat or self-defense situation, executed with techniques that attack, quarter, and neutralize single or multiple opponents.

The PTK-SMF standard is the use and mastery of the live blade with the proper range, timing, intent and energy of dynamic, continuous offensive and counter-offensive attacks.

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