Social distancing and masks are required while in the Dojang.

TaeKwonDo, Moo Duk Kwan, Martial Arts




Self Defense · Weapons · Sparring


Skills for Warriors in all Stages of Life


We encourage you to observe our students and teachers as we bow-in and practice. Ask questions and expand your awareness.

When you are ready, join us for a FREE LESSON. Use the form below to reserve your Beginner's Program class and see you then!


Training at the Dojang

From “Little Tigers” to adults at any age, we offer a program to fit every student’s abilities. St. Clair’s TaeKwonDo provides a safe, clean, and positive environment in which to learn and develop skills for life.

St Clair TaeKwonDo (7)
Grandmaster demonstrating her trademark scorpion kick with students.
St Clair TaeKwonDo (3)
Teen and adult seminar with Grandmaster Cynthia Rothrock.

Self-esteem & Martial Arts

From the introduction of the bow-in protocol, stances, kicks, and punches to ground engagement and stand-up fighting, our students learn self-defense while embracing the essential philosophy of TaeKwonDo;

courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit.


Rick St. Clair

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Grandmaster demonstrating her trademark scorpion kick with students.

Expectations & Commitment

A Dobok or uniform will be worn during every student’s training. A student’s first class is an introduction to bow-in protocol, a very important tradition in martial arts. Students will learn various stances used in TaeKwonDo.

In the Dojang on seminar day with Grandmaster Cynthia Rothrock.

Students are assessed on their individual abilities and dedication to the basic beliefs of our sport before they progress to the more demanding aspects of TaeKwonDo. As each student progresses in their training, blocks, kicks, and punches will be taught.

Youth seminar with Grandmaster Cynthia Rothrock.

Once proficient in their training, the student will be introduced to the Moo Duk Kwan system, learning advanced self-defense or battle techniques. Moo Duk Kwan is very physical training with sparring and hands-on moves including ground engagement and stand-up fighting.

Lady Dragon, Cynthia Rothrock on the red carpet for the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Honored to be co-host on passing out awards.
Mayor London Breed and District Attorney Brooke Jenkins visiting the SF Dojang.
New Feature

Rock Climbing & Archery

Come into the Dojang to build your strength on our rock climbing wall or improve coordination with our archery range. We practice safe use of all equipment including a pully system.

Class Schedule

Check out the class schedule and make the commitment to expand your abilities, enjoy self-confidence, and awaken your warrior spirit!



Little Tigers: Ages 4 to 6
Youth: Ages 7 to 15
Adult: Ages 16 +


  • Begin/Inter Open


  • Begin/Inter Form Sparring



  • Little Tigers


  • Begin/Inter Open


  • Archery




  • Begin/Inter Open


  • Begin/Inter Weapons



  • Little Tigers


  • Begin/Inter Open


  • Advanced Belt Open



  • Begin/Inter Open



  • Little Tigers


  • Begin/Inter Open


  • Archery



That's Amore Woodfire Pizza & St. Clair's Taekwondo Have Teamed-Up


Hand-Tossed Dough · Sausage with fresh-cut Basil · Drizzled in Extra Virgin Olive Oil · Wood Fire Oven

15% Off for St. Clair’s TKD Students

That’s Amore is located just 2 doors away towards Ocean Avenue.

New Training Equipment

Wall Mounted Striking System by Punch King

The Punch King punching bag helps increase stamina and efficiency with improved targeting punching points that help prevent injury. We are excited to have two Punch King bags in the Dojang for our students to enjoy training with.

Our Mission

St. Clair’s School of Tae Kwon Do is committed to fostering confidence and developing positive attitudes in our students. Self-confidence, self-esteem, and empowerment translate into many aspects of life. From home to the playground, to the office and the boardroom, we are committed to helping our students achieve personal success in life.

Our primary focus is on developing each student’s skills by nurturing their individual abilities. We will teach our students both physical skills as well as positive mental skills that they will carry with them to work, play, or family, with a confident and enthusiastic outlook.

Grandmaster St. Clair

Grandmaster St. Clair started his Martial Arts training at the age of twelve, training in Moo Duk Kwan and TaeKwonDo in San Mateo and San Francisco. He worked hard, training and entering local and state tournaments. Grandmaster St. Clair received his first Black Belt on May 21, 1981. This was just the beginning! Grandmaster St. Clair now holds an 8th Degree belt in MDK/TKD.

I have been blessed to have taught over 1,000 students. Many have been with me for over seventeen years.

In 1993, he opened his dojang in San Francisco, California.  His dojang recently celebrated twenty-five years of awakening the “Warrior Spirit” in his students and teaching the tenets of TaeKwonDo.

Grandmaster St. Clair has been inducted seven times into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He continues to share his love of the martial arts and his joy in teaching. Grandmaster St. Clair believes that the practice of TaeKwonDo opens paths to courtesy, leadership, courage, and perseverance.

I love to bring my knowledge to all ages and will continue to heighten awareness of martial arts in our community in San Francisco and the bay area.

Pro Shop

We offer quality, traditional uniforms for training and practice, belts of color as training and skills progress, school t-shirts and hoodies, sparring equipment, martial art hats, stickers for kids of all ages, water bottles and other items.

The Pro Shop is open
Monday – Friday, 4pm – 7pm
Saturday, 10am – 11am

Short sleeve T-Shirt $15
Longsleeve T-shirts $22
Pullover Hoodie $30
Zip Hoodies $35

Dragon Traditionz Activewear

We are proud to carry Dragon Traditionz Activewear in our pro shop. Dragon Traditionz reflects the respect, honor, pride, and spirit of all the different styles of martial arts.

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