At Kim's USA Taekwondo and Gymnastics (Lewisville) and Kim's Taekwondo Institute (Amarillo), students hone their technique in martial arts and soccer with the help of experienced instructors and supportive class environments. Students who attend Kim's Lewisville location can also hone their gymnastics skills. Afterschool martial-arts camps are not only physically beneficial and fun for kids, but they're also convenient for parents—kids are picked up from their elementary school and transported via van or magic carpet to Kim's studio for camps. Themed birthday parties round out the menu of offerings at this 25,000-square-foot facility.
With fitness classes designed to burn up to 1,000 calories per hour, Extreme Martial Arts Amarillo helps to tone and tighten bodies while simultaneously improving self-defense skills. Instructors guide groups through sequences of Brazilian jujitsu, kickboxing, and no gi grappling moves, as well as Extreme Martial Arts sessions that combine the techniques. Martial-arts gloves are available for purchase onsite.
Nelson and Barbara Harvey are certified in krav maga, haganah, bodyguard training, and pressure-point control tactics. Essentially, they're certified in self-defense. At their school, Harvey's Karate Tae Kwon Do Center, they share their tactics during lessons for nearly all ages. They schedule karate classes for youngsters and more intense krav maga and bodyguard training for adults and child stuntmen.