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Martial Arts

Want to learn some of the most ancient and well-respected martial arts in the world? We have a class for you! Both Tae Kwon Do and Karate can be used as self-defense and can help a practitioner build their self-confidence. Both are highly physical sports that will keep their participants in great shape!


Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do, one of the newest Olympic sports, is a 2000-year-old martial art, offering a variety of benefits for people of all ages and physical abilities. Students have the opportunity to improve concentration and self-esteem, achieve lifelong physical fitness, and learn self-defense skills. Classes are taught under the direction of G. Master Ki Hong Kim (9th Dan Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters). View Class Descriptions.


Karate

Illinois Shotokan Karate Club is Chicagoland’s premier karate school taught under the instruction of John DiPasquale, a four-time National Champion, US National Coach and President of the US National Karate Federation. ISKC’s karate classes help develop flexibility, strength, and coordination in fun, yet disciplined, activities.

This program offers a good mix of strength training with cardiovascular and flexibility exercises. Students increase their coordination, agility and poise, as well as, learn lasting personal safety skills. They also benefit from the mental stimulation of learning the choreographed moves of the kata and the discipline of conforming to the class rules. View Class Descriptions.