There are taekwondo classes and lessons for kids of many ages and skill levels. For instance, there are taekwondo classes for toddlers, 3 year-olds, and older preschoolers. There’s also taekwondo for older kids and adolescents. As far as levels go, taekwondo lessons can be for beginners, and those with intermediate and advanced skills.
Some taekwondo classes take place in the evening or after school. But there are also summer taekwondo programs. These programs might be offered as part of a summer camp specializing in taekwondo, or offering it as one activity among many others.
Taekwondo classes teach kids the art of self-defence. Like other martial art classes and camps, kids are taught basic techniques. They’re also given focused in training in taekwondo techniques, including punches, kicks, and how to use one’s upper and lower body effectively. Kids also are given strength and conditioning training and learn breathing techniques. They may also learn about the history and philosophy of taekwondo.
In taekwondo programs and classes, children can also earn belts, based on their level of achievement. These belts are recognized internationally, by all certified taekwondo dojos. The taekwondo belts are listed below, in order of difficulty:
Taekwondo programs have lots of benefits for kids. In addition to learning self-defence and basic fighting techniques, kids also learn focus and discipline. This can improve their confidence and self-esteem. It can also improve their physical and mental health. Most of all, taekwondo classes and lessons for kids can be great fun!
On this page, we list taekwondo classes near you. By clicking on a link, you can find out more about a specific class, contact its administrator, and register your child.
How many Taekwondo programs and classes are there?
There are 10 programs specializing in Martial Arts, Taekwondo. Use the filters to narrow by age and program type, then click on matched programs to see daily activities, dates, rates and registration information.
What are the fees to attend Taekwondo programs and classes?
Fees for Taekwondo programs and classes range from $50 to $720 per program (program types and lengths vary). Use the filters here to narrow programs by age and type.
What age do Taekwondo programs and classes start at?
There are programs available for children aged 2 through 16.
Where can parents meet with Taekwondo programs and classes?
Meet with program directors and staff at the Our Kids Camp & Program Expo. The Expo is held annually in February, and is a fun and informative day for parents, kids, and teens. Find event details and free tickets here.