Children and adults universally enjoy learning the art of Karate. Classes are taught by Illinois Shotokan Karate Club’s expert instructors under the direction of John DiPasquale, four time National Champion, U.S. Karate National Coach and President of the National Karate Federation of the U.S. Beginner students will not be permitted to register into the current session after the second class has met. Registration for continuers through advanced students will be accepted after the start date, but the full class fee is required. Uniforms and Belt Testing are options available through the ISKC instructor. Please note that the Youth, Parent/Child and Adult classes may train together.
Pre-Karate: Age 4-7
Parent/Child Karate: Age 7 – Adult
Youth/Adult Karate: Age 8 – Adult
Taekwondo, one of the newest Olympic sports, is a 2000-year-old martial art offering a variety of benefits for people of all ages and physical abilities. Students have the opportunity to improve concentration and self-esteem, achieve lifelong physical fitness, and learn self-defense skills. A uniform fee is required at the first class. Belt testing is offered through K. H. Kim’s Taekwondo at an additional fee and is held twice a year. All colored belt students are required to have complete sparring gear.
Early Taekwondo: Age 6-7
Youth Taekwondo: Age 8-13
Parent/Child Taekwondo: Age 7 – Adult
Adult Taekwondo: Age 14 – Adult
Judo teaches respect, endurance and self-discipline. Learn throws, pins, arm locks, and chokes. Beginners should wear sweatpants and long-sleeved sweatshirts. Get rolling in this martial art form to increase your physical fitness and self-defense. For age 6 through adult.