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Lakes Martial Arts in Minneapolis, MN

As a proud member of the American Taekwondo Association, the largest centrally-managed martial arts system in the world, Lakes Martial Arts is proud to offer an unparalleled taekwondo experience for ages 4 to 94.

We teach life skills such as respect, attitude, and confidence through martial arts. Students will learn how to block, strike, and kick to improving balance, coordination, and flexibility all while having FUN!

We have partnered with the City of Minneapolis Parks and Recreation to offer classes in a safe, family-friendly environment.

Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 5:30- 8:15 pm with our Spring 2014 session running March 5, 2014 - May 7, 2014 at :

Pershing Recreation Center

3523 W 48th St, Minneapolis, MN 55410

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