Tae kwon do (taekwondo) is a fun, healthy way to develop flexibility, stamina, balance, coordination, self discipline and self defense. The martial art class includes development of self-confidence, integrity and respect, as well as physical challenges
The YMCA of Greater Des Moines offers several options for tae kwon do classes depending upon the branch location, including youth and advanced classes.
In addition to tae kwon do, some branches offer Hapkido, a soft Korean martial art that allows the participant to improve well being and self defense.
Empowerment and Community Through Taekwondo: The Jurado Family's YMCA Story
Finding active, enriching, affordable programs that suit the whole household is no small feat. So, when the Jurado family found taekwondo at the YMCA, they felt like they had hit the quality-time jackpot.
YMCA OF GREATER DES MOINES 501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309