SoMo Martial Arts

Martial Arts Classes


Our martial arts classes incorporate cardiovascular, strength training, traditional martial arts, and self defense techniques that anyone from ages 6 and up can do.   We encourages patience, politeness, self-discipline, self-respect, respect for others, and to always do your best -- principles which can affect every aspect of one's life.

Our martial arts classes are family-oriented and adaptable to anyone aged 6 to 96.   We have many parents and children taking classes together.


SoMo Martial Arts Class Locations

Calendar of Events

Martial Arts Calendar

Martial Arts tournaments and testing days are scheduled throughout the year.

Your instructor will always keep you informed of any special events or changes in your martial arts class schedule. View Calendar

Youn Wha Ryu Organization

Martial Arts Youn Wha Ryu Patch

SoMo Martial Arts is part of the Youn Wha Ryu Organization. The Youn Wha Ryu system offers traditional martial arts combined with a modern approach to fitness and training methods. The Youn Wha Ryu method incorporates elements from Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Kung Fu, Jiu Jitsu, Tai Chi, and Karate and also trains in many weapons.

The basis of Youn Wha Ryu is Tae Kwon Do. This
method can be learned by almost anyone. To
learn more about the Youn Wha Ryu organization, click here.


Welcome to the SoMo Martial Arts Website

Martial Arts Instructor

Instructor: Josh Gorman

Instructor Josh Gorman has done all of his martial arts training in Missouri with the Youn Wha Ryu organization.   His extensive experience training all age groups makes it possible for Josh to provide a healthy and fun atmosphere for everyone.   Josh supports his martial arts students 100% and attends their testing and tournaments whenever possible.

Martial Arts Belt Levels

Youn Wha Ryu Belt Levels

  • White
  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Brown
  • Black


Training Principles

Martial Arts Training Principles

  • Be Polite
  • Be Patient
  • Be Alert
  • Be Brave
  • Do Your Best
  • Respect yourself and others