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Martial Arts for Kids



Through Martial Arts, children learn to set and achieve goals, to be respectful in their interactions with adults, and to grow in self-confidence. These self-defense classes also foster teamwork and caring for others, while building muscle and strength, coordination, balance, agility and flexibility.

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Hillsborough YMCA

Intro to Martial Arts (Ages 5 years to 10 years)
  • Intro to Martial Arts (Ages 5 years to 10 years)

    Introduces the three Martial Arts activities: basics, forms and sparring. Once basics and forms are learned, controlled sparring will be practiced. Builds strength, coordination and confidence. Classes are 30 minutes long.

Somerset Hills YMCA

Tae Kwon Do/Korean Karate (Ages 4 and above)

Come enjoy “Family Exercise with a Purpose." Somerset Hills YMCA partners with the American Tae Kwon Do Academy (ATKDA) to offer classes in self-defense that foster goal setting, teamwork and caring for others. Please email for more information.

Members
Cost  
Individual Member $159     Register 
2 Family Members (1st member) $278 Register      
2 Family Members (2nd member)
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3 Family Members (1st member) $396
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3 Family Members (addtl. members)
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4+ Family Members (1st member) $468
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"Tot" Kwon Do (Ages 4 years to 6 years)

This non-contact method of Korean Karate is fun, safe and effective.

Miranda Coppola, 3rd Degree Black Belt and certified preschool teacher, works with kids (ages 4 years to 6 years) to further their hand-eye coordination, attention span and motor skills. The class emphasizes basic memorization of physical movements and teaches non-violent behavior. Kids receive positive reinforcement and progress through the various “stripes” of white belt.

Sunday 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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Tae Kwon Do/Korean Karate (Ages 6 years and above)

In this class you can progress from white belt to black belt in a family environment.

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM  Gymnasium
Thursday
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Gymnasium
Friday 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dance Studio
Sunday
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Gymnasium

Somerville YMCA

Tae Kwon Do (Ages 4 years and 13 years)
  • Introduction to Tae Kwon Do (Ages 4 years to 6 years)
    Children are introduced to basic martial arts etiquette, terms and stances while emphasizing discipline, respect, listening skills and courtesy.

    Classes are 45 minutes long.

  • Tae Kwon Do (Ages 6 years to 13 years)
    This class places an emphasis on positive reinforcement and empowers kids to progress through the ranks from White to Black Belt. Additional uniform and belt testing fees apply.

    Classes are 60 minutes long.