Learn Olympic-Style Taekwondo in Andover, KS
Taekwondo (TKD) is a Korean martial art and combat sport that combines self-defense and physical fitness. Known for its dynamic, high power kicks, our Olympic-style Taekwondo in Andover, Kansas, is considered to be the most modern martial arts in existence, but its origins can be traced back 2,000 years to the first and second centuries. It consists of sharp, strong, angular movements with free-flowing circular movements to produce a balance of power and beauty. With its practical self-defense benefits and complete regimen of physical conditioning, TKD offers a total fitness program that offers self-defense techniques for everyone. Practicing TKD also helps improve concentration and mental performance. Our training is for all ages, and we also have taekwondo classes for kids available.
A Full Olympic Sport
Taekwondo was a demonstration sport in the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games. It made its debut as a full medal sport in 2000 in Sydney. Just like the Olympic slogan of "Faster, Higher, Stronger," instruction in Taekwondo can help you reach new heights and achieve things you never thought possible. This program is an ideal after-school activity for students who are interested in an interactive sport.
Basic Fundamentals & Breaking
At Air Capital Taekwondo, you will learn compulsory motions for each skill so that they can be used effectively in your development of hand and foot maneuvers or combinations. Our Olympic-style Taekwondo tests the effectiveness and accuracy of our basic skills through the practice of board breaking.
Flexibility and Stretching
Proper stretching is important for any form of exercise, and especially true in modern martial arts. During each class, our staff brings you through a full stretching regimen to develop a full range of motion so you can move easily and safely.
Strength and Conditioning
With our aerobic and anaerobic drills and exercises, performed during your weekly workouts, you will build endurance and power. We include a variety of calisthenics and isometric exercises to aid in building and toning your muscles.
If you are interested in individual training to enhance or brush up on your skills, take advantage of our private classes run by Master David Perreault. Private instruction for our self-defense techniques is available at a rate of $30 per hour.