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The showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward others. Treat all persons with respect.


The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. Always do what is right.


Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Keep trying, don´t quit.

Self Con·trol

The ability to control oneself, in particular one's emotions and desires or the expression of them in one's behavior, especially in difficult situations. Choose your response.

In·dom·i·ta·ble Spir·it

A will or courage that cannot be subdued or overcome; unconquerable. Never give up on what is right.

Online Test sign up

Visit this page to sign up for June Testing at the main school in Ankeny:

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Class updates

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May 10th - May 16th

Starting week of May 17th, prior sign-up is no longer required.

Masks are optional, but recommended except for Tiny Tigers until June 5th.
May 22nd Will be the last Zoom class.
In future if you have a need for a Zoom class with advance notice we may do it.

Our class schedule at the main school will be as follows.

  • Monday 2:00 / 4:30 / 5:30 Tiny tigers / 6:15
  • Tuesday 2:00 / 4:30 / 5:30 Tiny tigers / 6:15
  • Wednesday 4:30 / BB class 6:00
  • Thursday 2:00 / 4:30 / 5:30 Tiny tigers / 6:15
  • Friday 4:30 / BB class 6:00
  • Saturday 6:00 / 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Forms Class 1:00

I still want you to sign up for your test. But we will not be limited to 8 testers.

Our next test is June 5th

We will still need a test application. You can find them on our website at

Please ask your instructors or email me if you have any questions.
Thank you for your patience during these trying times
Mr Bob Sledge

What Are The Benefits of Tae Kwon Do?

Taekwondo offers a variety of physical and mental benefits that include weight loss, core strengthening, improved balance, self defense, self confidence, endurance, rehabilitation, community, and respect.

What is Tae Kwon Do?

Taekwondo is a martial art form that originated in Korea and is practiced around the world. We practice traditional Korean TKD as it was originally taught by GM Woojin Jung.

Blackbelt Instructors

All classes at the main school and branches are led by black belt ranked instructors. You can meet the instructors here or look them up under a branch.

How to Get Started

Getting started is easy!

  1. Choose the branch you will attend.
  2. Fill out the Signup and Release form.
  3. Go to the next class and your instructor will guide you from there!

Questions, Click Here to Contact Us,  Call 515-963-3494, stop in, or email us at

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