Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price for Hapkido classes?
Class prices are set by the Vivo Recreation Centre and posted on the Vivo website. Discounts are available for Vivo members.

What do I need to get started?
You should wear regular fitness attire to class. Uniforms are available for purchase from the instructor at anytime.

How many classes should I sign up for?
It is recommended that all students register for 2 or 3 classes per week to ensure the proper level of training and progression.

Do you compete in tournaments?
Tillman Hapkido does not participate in tournament sparing. Although related, there are some important differenes between tournament sparing and self-defense.

How often do you test for the next belt?
Testing is offered every 4 months for Adults and once per year for Children and Youth students. However, only those who are considered ready and able to test are invited to do so.

Who typically teaches the classes?
Only the school instructors (5th degree Black Belt or higher) may teach the class which are typically assited by senior students.

Do you mix adult and children students?
We run separate classes for the Adult and Children programs.

I missed a class – can I make up for it on another day?
Yes you can. In fact we encourage you to make up for classes that you may have missed.

If you have any questions that are not addressed in our FAQ, please feel free to contact us. You can contact us anytime with your questions.