Classes taught at the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board Rec Centers.
Pershing Park Wednesday nights Sept 4 - Nov 13, 2019. Tiny Tiger class starts at 5:30 p.m., Karate Kid class at 6:30 p.m., Advanced & Adults 7:30 p.m.
Lakes Martial Arts for Tiny Tigers
Every "Tiny Tiger" is a winner in this program regardless of ability! Tame YOUR tiger with our "Lakes Life Skills" program, which teaches life skills such as coordination, confidence, focus, respect, and character through martial arts. This class is designed to enhance motor skills like balance, flexibility, and coordination as well as improving listening skills. Each session we will focus on a theme to include Confidence, Respect, Attitude, and Goals. We feature dynamic, supportive teaching in a fun and safe environment.
Lakes Martial Arts for Karate Kids
Our Karate Kids program teaches life skills through martial arts. Each student receives quality martial arts instruction and builds coordination and character at the same time! This "Lakes Martial Arts Black Belt" program is designed for kids who want an on-going martial arts experience. Each session we will focus on a theme to include Confidence, Respect, Attitude, and Goals.Weapons, board-breaks, and sparring techniques are emphasized in a fun, safe environment. Instruction methods encourage students to actively participate in achieving their goals.
Lakes Martial Arts for Advanced & Adults
The Lakes Martial Arts for Adults & Teens is a specific program designed for students ages 13 and up. In these classes, students will be challenged to do their personal best regardless of physical ability. Students are expected to have a great attitude, a willingness to work and improve to the best of their ability. Benefits include emphasis on fitness, self-defense, and self-confidence. We are proud of our small student-teacher ratio.
An additional $60.00 uniform fee is required for all new participants which includes the school and ATA patch. Heavy weight uniforms are available for an additional $25. An instructor will assist in sizing uniforms prior to the start of session. Testing fees additional.
Instructors: Lakes Staff Members include Mr. R. J. Kern, 5th degree black belt, nationally-certified American Taekwondo Association (ATA) Instructor.