Illinois Shotokan Karate Club is Chicagoland ’ s premier karate school taught under the instruction of John DiPasquale , a fourtime National Champion , US National Coach and President of the US National Karate Federation . Beginner students may not 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 . The Youth , Parent / Child , and Adult classes may train together .
Pre-Karate | Ages 4-7 Young children develop flexibility , strength , and coordination in fun , yet disciplined activities . This program is specifically designed for growing minds and bodies to enhance memory and agility . Watch your child ’ s confidence blossom and their skills improve . Min / Max : 10 / 15 . 11 weeks . Jan 5-Mar 16 | Beginner / Novice 1417100-A W 4:30-5:15pm $ 149 / 169
Youth Karate | Ages 8-14 ISKC ’ s Youth karate classes put children in touch with their bodies and offers a good mix of strength training , with cardiovascular and flexibility exercises . Children increase their coordination , agility , poise , and learn lasting personal safety skills . They also benefit from the mental stimulation of learning choreographed moves of the kata and the discipline of conforming to the class rules . Min / Max : 2 / 8 . 11 weeks . Jan 5-Mar 16 | Beginner / Novice | White-Yellow Belts 1417102-A W 5:25-6:20pm $ 149 / 169 Intermediate / Advance | Blue-Black Belts 1417102-B W 6:30-7:25pm $ 149 / 169
For more information , contact Mike Divincenzo at 847.579.3198 or mdivincenzo @ pdhp . org .
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 can improve concentration , self-esteem , and physical fitness while learning self-defense skills . Taught under the direction of G . Master Ki Hong Kim ( 9th Dan Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters ). A $ 45 uniform fee ( cash or check only ) is required at the first class . Belt testing is offered through the K . H . Kim ’ s Taekwondo ( OATC ) at an additional fee . All colored belt students are required to have complete sparring gear . Please note , after the second class the fee is not refundable .
Little Dragons | Ages 4-5 An introductory class designed to captivate the interest of young students . Skills are developed through gentle instruction and appropriate games for their ability . This class focuses on developing balance , coordination , and respect for the discipline of martial arts training . Instructor : KH Kim Staff . Min / Max : 5 / 20 . Jan 3-Mar 14 | All Belts 1417200-A M 4-4:40pm $ 143 / 163
Early Taekwondo | Ages 6-7 Children develop conditioning , coordination , listening skills and self-confidence through creative activities . Instructor : KH Kim Staff . Min / Max : 5 / 20 . Jan 3-Mar 14 | All Belts 1417201-A M 4:45-5:30pm $ 143 / 163
Adult & Child Taekwondo | Adult & Child , Ages 7 & Up Families have an opportunity to spend time together while improving physical and mental conditioning through cardiovascular drill , calisthenics , and traditional Taekwondo techniques including punching , kicking , and blocking . Instructor : KH Kim Staff . Min / Max : 5 / 20 . Jan 3-Mar 14 | All Belts 1417202-A M 6:30-7:25pm $ 143 / 163 per person
Youth Taekwondo | Ages 8-13 A balanced cardiovascular workout which includes punching , kicking , and blocking skills , using the Taekwondo tradition , and self-control . Participants improve coordination , power of concentration , balance , and both physical and mental discipline . Instructor : KH Kim Staff . Min / Max : 5 / 20 . Jan 3-Mar 14 | All Belts 1417203-A M 5:35-6:25pm $ 143 / 163
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