Martial arts make the body strong and the mind flexible, as evidenced by masters’ ability to touch their frontal lobe to their hippocampus. Train body and mind with this Groupon.
$35 for One-Month of Unlimited Karate and Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform ($129.99 Value)
Instructors arm students with knowledge in youn wha ryu tae kwon do, a school that blends influences from dozens of other martial arts. They borrow takedowns from judo and jujitsu, kicks from karate, and strikes from kung fu, all taught around the core fighting style of tae kwon do. See the schedule for available class times. This Groupon also includes one uniform.
Q&A with The Karate Spot & Lion Martial Arts Owner Justin
What inspired you to start your own martial-arts school?
It has been a lifelong dream to teach at and own my own martial-arts school. Ever since high school, my focus has been to develop students into great people who are skilled in martial arts. When I saw people grow in confidence over weeks of training, I knew that the business of helping people was going to be my passion. When the opportunity presented itself to serve the city I grew up in, I was humbled to do so. My motivation is positively impacting the lives of students and their families.
What’s the vibe of your school like?
The vibe is a homegrown business. It’s a clean, straightforward presentation that is modest in its decoration. We keep our trophies in the corner of the room while we display our six principles—Be Polite, Be Patient, Be Alert, Be Brave, Do Your Best, Respect Yourself and Others—proudly over our mirrors.
Describe you average student.
Our average customers are people that have heard about the benefits of martial-arts training and want to see what it can do for them. They start out timid and apprehensive but, with consistent encouragement, they grow into more confident people that can stand in front of a group . . . and be themselves without being embarrassed.
What makes your business stand out from the competition?
Our school emphasizes the character development that other schools seem to lose sight of. We give our students the chance to grow in confidence and build themselves up to effectively defend themselves in a great atmosphere. We are dedicated to the goals of our students and encourage them to be the best version of themselves they can be.