Frequently Asked Questions
Tae kwon do is a sport with a primary focus on kicking. Karate is a more holistic martial art where both the hands and feet are used. Our karate program also includes a significant emphasis on self-defense and character development.
Yes, we offer a free week of classes. After the first week, we then offer a two-month tryout period at $224.99. The two-month trial will give you ample opportunity to decide whether or not you want to continue with our Karate program.
Yes, we will lend you a uniform during your free week. The two-month trial package includes a uniform that is yours to keep.
We find that 3½ to 4 years old is a great time to begin martial arts training. At the core of martial arts training are the principals of discipline. The earlier a child can learn to self-discipline the more successful they will be in life.
Absolutely not! A good martial arts program will make your child LESS aggressive. The focus of the training must be on respect, honor, and personal integrity, not ego and pride.
Yes, our programs are designed to help children with ADD/ADHD learn how to focus and concentrate which, in turn, helps them build their self-esteem. Within six months to a year, if a student trains at least 3 times a week, you may not even know they have ADD or ADHD.
Yes, our programs include the following weapons training:
We start every student out with a staff; this is the most basic of martial arts weapons. Once proficient, the student may proceed to more advanced staff forms, or one of the following weapons: Sai, Nunchuck, Tonfa, or Kama. There are many more advanced weapons one can learn later on down the road in their training.
Any age is a great time to develop your true potential. While our youngest students may find some of the physical skills easier to acquire than adults will, we work with each student on an individually personalized program. In addition, we offer Adult Classes throughout the week to focus on techniques and training geared specifically for adults.
Unfortunately, your rank in another system does not carry over. However, those with past experience will quickly advance in the basic levels of rank faster then inexperienced students.
We do offer multiple family member discounts on our one-year course plans. Inquire during your free week.