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Cour·te·sy

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

In·teg·ri·ty

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

Per·se·ver·ance

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.

Class sign up

Visit this page to sign up with GM Sledge at the main school in Ankeny:

Sign Up!

Questions, Click Here to Contact Us,  Call 515-963-3494, stop in, or email us at MAAAnkeny@outlook.com

Class updates

Hello Parents, school has started and the kids are still home 2 or 3 days a week.
We will still have daytime classes but also online classes to give them a physical activity and connection to Tae Kwon Do. We purposely keep those classes small.

The main school is open for business and we can work something out if you are willing to train there.

But we could do online class just for a certain branch if needed.
I realize some kids may be come burnt out with on-line schooling. We will try to make it work in whatever space they have .
This link will take you to the signup page. We do are doing our best to do social distancing during class. So that limits class size to 15 plus instructor. But with all the different classes available only a couple of classes get completely filled. ( Wed Brown/Black class)

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4faaa629a4fd0-martial17

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4faaa629a4fd0-martial18

Also this will work.
https://www.signupgenius.com/findasignup

You just have to type in maa.ankeny@gmail.com

Also check the MAA website www.martialartsamerica.net and www.facebook.com/martialartsamericaia .

To help with social distancing we are asking you to bring water with you and if you can come dressed that will help also.

I added a black/brown belt online class on Thursdays at 6:15. We will have this class for the next 2 weeks for now.

Thank you
Mr 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 MAAAnkeny@outlook.com

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