Across the colorful mats of God's Warriors TKD, students follow along with instructors on their journey toward mastering the disciplined motions of Tae Kwon Do. Groups gather during classes, where teachers work with students individually to help hone in on form, strengths, and Jackie Chan's signature parade wave. Students train hard, regularly gaining new belt rankings and traveling to national and state competitions to show off their skills in sparring and traditional and creative forms.
The Hixson Museum of Flight displays historical aircraft including a North American T-28 Trojan, 1958 Piper Apache, and 1946 Taylorcraft. For those who want to learn about the history of aviation from the sky, the museum also hosts private flights and occasional flight events to get guests in the cockpit so they can take in Middle Valley from the air and see how many stray frisbees have ended up on their roofs.
SUP Paddleboard equips nautical explorers with everything they need to enjoy the region's placid waters. The company's sturdy vessels offer a steady perch atop which clients can paddle—getting a workout as they soak up the native scenery. SUP Paddleboard's fleet includes boards from Riviera, Surftech, Jimmy Lewis, and other top brands.
Music Instruction Studio's university-educated teachers dispense harmonious how-tos during music lessons for students 6 years and older. Offering instruction in pop, jazz, and classical styles, the instructors equip vocalists with belting skills, teach pianists masterful ivory tickling, and inspiring guitarist. Music Instruction Studio stocks its interior with instruments as well as an entire library of sheet music that students can purchase at an additional cost; pupils may also rent out equipment for at-home practice. After stepping up their skills, students can draw on MIS's extensive music studio to showcase newfound abilities and hair-metal power slides during semiannual recitals at no additional charge.
Pistols and rifles. Ammo and targets. Familiar names like Glock and Springfield. Carter Shooting & Supply's store supplies most things a shooting enthusiast might be looking for—including training. Its onsite range makes for an ideal practice ground, where instructors teach handgun fundamentals and techniques to address potential real-world scenarios.