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Programs_ADULT_Tae Kwon Do

Martial Arts for Adults

Through Martial Arts, you will benefit by being challenged by experienced upper degree black belts, and as they spar against multiple opponents.

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. Pay one price, and take unlimited classes within your age group. Class prices are the same for Members and Potential Members.

Classes offered:


Tot Kwon Do (Ages-4-6 yrs): Tuesday 4:00-4:45pm and Sunday 10:30-11:15am

This non-contact form of Korean Karate is fun, safe and effective. Taught by Master Miranda Coppola, 5th degree black belt and certified preschool teacher.

Tae Kwon Do/Korean Karate for Kids (Ages 6-13 yrs): Tuesday 5:00-6:15pm and Thursday 5:00-6:15pm

This popular class stresses positive reinforcement and offers the challenge of progressing through the ranks of white to black belt.

Tae Kwon Do/Korean Karate- Adults and Families (Ages 6+): Tuesday 6:30-8:15pm, Thursday 6:30-8:15pm, Friday 6:00-8:00pm and Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm

The American Tae Kwon Do Academy has been providing classes at the YMCA since 1993 and has one of the largest and most successful Chung Do Kwan schools in the USA. In this class you can progress from white belt to black belt in a family environment.

  • Individual Person
  • Two Family Members (1st member)
  • Two Family Members (additional member)
  • Three Family Members (1st member)
  • Three Family Members (additional members)
  • Four or More Immediate Family Members (1st member)
  • Four or More Immediate Family Members (additional members)
  • One Time Pass

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Aikido (Ages 13 years and above)
  • Aikido (Ages 13 years and above)

    This form of martial arts teaches techniques that help you to better control and redirect physical confrontation rather than blocking it. Increases stamina, flexibility and muscle development.

    Classes are 1 hour 25 minutes long.

Tae Kwon Do (Ages 15 years and above)
  • Adult Tae Kwon Do
    A Korean martial art that combines combat techniques, self-defense, sport, exercise, and in some cases, meditation and philosophy.

    Classes are 60 minutes long.