Building a stronger community through family values & common sense.


The showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward others. Treat all persons with respect.


The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. Always do what is right.


Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Keep trying, don´t quit.

Self Con·trol

The ability to control oneself, in particular one's emotions and desires or the expression of them in one's behavior, especially in difficult situations. Choose your response.

In·dom·i·ta·ble Spir·it

A will or courage that cannot be subdued or overcome; unconquerable. Never give up on what is right.

What is Tae Kwon Do?

Taekwondo is a martial art form that originated in Korea and is practiced around the world. We practice traditional Korean TKD as it was originally taught by GM Jung.

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There is NO better time to get started in TKD than today! Call 515-963-3494, email, or stop in today to any one of our branches or our main school in Ankeny.

You may sign up online here.

How to Get Started

Getting started is easy!

  1. Choose the branch you will attend.
  2. Fill out the Signup and Release form.
  3. Go to the next class and your instructor will guide you from there!

Questions, Click Here to Contact Us,  Call 515-963-3494, stop in, or email us at

What Are The Benefits of Tae Kwon Do?

Taekwondo offers a variety of physical and mental benefits that include weight loss, strengthening, self defense, self confidence, endurance, rehabilitation, community, and respect.

Blackbelt Instructors

All classes at the main school and branches are led by black belt ranked instructors. You can meet the instructors here or look them up under a branch.

Great Value and Low Cost

Unlimited classes at our main school for $80/month for one, $140 for two, and $180 for the whole family. Come as often as you want. We offer 10 classes a week plus a brown and black belt class, a forms class and during the summer an extra morning class.

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