Martial Arts

Martial Arts

The YMCA welcomes professional instructors in various disciplines of martial arts and self-defense.

Learn how to use your strength effectively, maintain cardiovascular fitness, improve flexibility and coordination in our Martial Arts programs.

Embracing the mental and spiritual elements of martial arts will improve the mind’s focus and enable you to develop self-control, build confidence and manage stress. These classes are not meant to promote fighting. Our focus is on instilling values such as discipline, self-awareness, and developing an ability to put mind over matter.

Class size is limited and registration is required.

 

 

 

Adult Taekwondo: Ages 16+

Glenwood Park
3/25/24 - 8/5/24
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For young adults, 16 years and older, this 8-10 week program will provide levels of self defense, basic grappling, striking, blocking, and stances in the discipline of Taekwondo.  All of this will culminate in a full body workout, as you train cardio, strength, flexibility, and mobility. This program will now include a belt system so that you can track your progress and grow in your knowledge. REGISTRATION REQUIRED  Y Members Only.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
5/15/23 4/3/24 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/25/24 - 05/20/24
Holistic Center - Mo - 6:30 pm - 1 hr
9 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
06/10/24 - 08/05/24
Holistic Center - Mo - 6:30 pm - 1 hr
10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

School Age Intro to Taekwondo: Ages 5-8

Glenwood Park
3/26/24 - 8/6/24
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This 8-10 week program is designed to instill children with the basics of the martial art of Taekwondo. They will learn the fundamentals, going through warmups and stretching, conditioning (kicks, punches, blocks), basic rolls and break falls, and self defense techniques.

Be sure to register so that your young one may experience this program. It is sure to help them feel confident and self assured. Held in the Holistic Center. Registration Required Y Members Only


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
9/5/22 6/1/24 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/26/24 - 05/21/24
Holistic Center - Tu - 5:30 pm - 1 hr
7 / 12 Available
Registration
Closed on
04/10/2024
06/11/24 - 08/06/24
Holistic Center - Tu - 5:30 pm - 1 hr
12 / 12 Available
Registration
will open on
05/27/2024

School Age Intro to Taekwondo: Ages 9-15

Glenwood Park
3/25/24 - 8/5/24
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This 8-10 week program is designed to instill children with the basics of the martial art of Taekwondo. They will learn the fundamentals, going through warmups and stretching, conditioning (kicks, punches, blocks), basic rolls and break falls, and self defense techniques.

Be sure to register so that your child may experience this program. It is sure to help them feel confident and self assured. Held in the Holistic Center. Registration Required. Y Members Only.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
9/21/22 6/1/24 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/25/24 - 05/20/24
Holistic Center - Mo - 5:30 pm - 1 hr
6 / 12 Available
Registration
Closed on
04/20/2024
06/10/24 - 08/05/24
Holistic Center - Mo - 5:30 pm - 1 hr
12 / 12 Available
Registration
will open on
05/27/2024

School Age Taekwondo 2: Ages 5-15

Glenwood Park
3/26/24 - 8/6/24
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This course is designed to continue the progress obtained in the “Introduction to Taekwondo” classes. One can expect more growth and knowledge in Taekwondo and gain an understanding of what is to be expected of participants of this next level.

Completion of  “Introduction to Taekwondo” for that participant’s age group is REQUIRED before taking this course. If they have not completed the required course, click the link below to sign up for our next round of introductory classes.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Y MEMBERS ONLY


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
11/4/22 6/1/24 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/26/24 - 05/21/24
Holistic Center - Tu - 6:30 pm - 1 hr
6 / 15 Available
Registration
Closed on
04/10/2024
06/11/24 - 08/06/24
Holistic Center - Tu - 6:30 pm - 1 hr
15 / 15 Available
Registration
will open on
05/27/2024