Kids Martial Arts

Q: Will Martial Arts, Karate, Tae Kwon Do make my kid violent?
No way! In fact, martial arts makes kids calmer and more respectful than ever. Martial arts always has been about peace, and it always will be.
Q: Can my child get injured with Martial Arts, Karate, Tae Kwon Do?
As a parent, I'm sure you've seen that kids can get injured doing just about anything. Martial arts is no different, however we take safety very seriously here. Yes, injuries do sometimes happen. But we do everything in our power to avoid them. We do special exercises and stretches to make your child's body limber and flexible.
Q: My child isn't athletic. Can they still participate in Martial Arts, Karate, Tae Kwon Do if
they're not athletic?
Absolutely. Martial Arts teaches kids to be coordinated, flexible and strong. Kids who don't naturally have these qualities develop them. Kids who do have these qualities grow them even more.
Q: Are these Martial Arts, Karate, Tae Kwon Do classes fun?
Yes! After all, these are children we're dealing with here. And kids love their fun. We do a variety of games and activities that have kids howling with laughter, and constantly smiling. We work hard here - but we play just as hard.

Self Defense

Q: What will I learn in Self-Defense training?
This program emphasizes easy-to-learn techniques that have been tested in real, life-threatening confrontations. Students learn verbal tactics to keep themselves safe in situations of threats, attacks, and violence or boundary violations - whether with friends, acquaintances, dates, family or strangers. You will learn basic physical techniques to use if verbal tactics are not enough. Students will have the opportunity to practice the use of physical and verbal skills in drills and simulated attack scenarios. While there is nothing flashy about the system, it is highly effective, nonetheless.
Q: How do I know if Self-Defense classes are for me?
Ask yourself what you are looking for. Do you want practical self-defense techniques for real-life situations? Do you want to have the confidence and know how to prevent, de-escalate, and defend yourself when you feel threatened or scared? If so, Self-Defense training is for you. But if you're not sure, give it a try to find out. Chances are you'll love how confident and empowered you feel as a result.
Q: Are the classes hard and should I get in shape first?
While the classes can be challenging and physically demanding at times, you do not need to get in shape first. This program is designed for everyone, regardless of fitness level. In fact, taking classes is a great way to get in shape. Our class format is created to encourage students to step outside their comfort zone a bit, but also allow them to progress and reach their goals at a pace they feel comfortable with.