- $200 for before- and after-school taekwondo program for one child ($400 value)
Parents may drop off their child as early as 6 a.m. and then pick them up as late as 7 p.m. Monday–Friday. The program includes taekwondo lessons, homework assistance, transportation to and from school if necessary, an afternoon snack, and more. Children in kindergarten through eighth grade may enroll in the program.
Sumner Taekwondo Academy
Owner and black-belt Donna Middendorf of Sumner Taekwondo Academy leads a team of instructors who share their expertise in Korean hand-to-hand combat with kids and adults. And while the classes spend time with the more martial aspects of the art, they're really not about fighting. For Donna and the team, Taekwondo promotes peace through learning self-respect and gaining confidence—it's the heart of the discipline. At the same time, the instructors help students hone their punching and kicking skills and they engage with their peers in safe, supervised sparring sessions and fully-padded staring contests.