Learn Tae Kwon Do at SafeKids/Blue Dragon Taekwondo School in Clyde, NC. We offer a wide variety of classes and programs for all ages, gender, experience and ability level. We also have a variety of schedules available, to accommodate most everybody’s needs.
Our classes are divided by a combination of age and belt level:
- Tiny Dragons, from preschool to 5 years old.
- Children classes, from 5-15 years of age.
- Adults, 16 years old and above.
- Self Defense
- Escrima/Stick Fighting
- Black Belt class, for Black Belts only.
For pricing, please look up our Tuition & Fees
Children Tae Kwon Do Classes
Our children classes, provide a fast paced and challenging environment, in a safe and control setting. The SafeKids USA/Blue Dragon Taekwondo School children’s program, is designed to instill good character, promote fitness, increase focus ability, develop confidence and achieve a sense of hard work and accomplishment, all these while having a great time!
We also incorporate in all our children’s classes, the bully prevention, child safety and abduction awareness program. Our students will learn how to react and when necessary, confront a bully or repel an abductor.
Adult Tae Kwon Do Classes
Our adult classes are designed to give participants ages 16 and over, traditional Taekwondo training in an environment that is more mature in nature. The teaching style is catered for the adult community and focuses on a blend of conditioning exercises, techniques, terminology, forms or Poomse, Olympic sparring, and self-defense.
Students participating in these classes, will experience and increased in cardiovascular fitness and energy level, improved muscle tone and flexibility, weight loss, increased balance, lower stress levels, while promoting self-esteem and confidence.
Self Defense Classes
Taekwondo self defense techniques are known as “Ho Sin Sul” and are a vital part of the art. These techniques are designed to protect, disarm and incapacitate an attacker as quickly and effectively as possible. Self defense techniques include locks, holds, break-outs, take downs, pressure points and strikes. Weapons are also used for combat.
In this class our students will learn how to heighten awareness, how to properly defend themselves against single or multiple attackers, with or without weapons, and how to react in a real self defense street scenario.
Escrima, Arnis, and Kali are umbrella terms for the traditional martial arts of the Philippines. In this class, we emphasize on a practical and fuctional approach to weapon based fighting with sticks, knives, other bladed weapons, and various improvised weapons. The techniques learned, can also be applied to an empty hand combat scenario.
Black Belt Martial Arts Classes
This class is offered to those students that have shown a high level of dedication and a desire to advance to higher rank black belt levels. Students invited to join this program, have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and is ideally suited for those that wish to become Master Instructors.
Our Black Belt class, is an excellent opportunity for the advanced student, to receive individualized instruction on all training and grading techniques, promoting leadership development training, learning Black Belt level Taekwondo techniques, Black Belt level self-defense, advanced level weapons classes and demonstration level board breaking.