Karate Classes for Children in Bay Ridge – Tae Kwon Do for Kids in Brooklyn
Martial Arts Classes in Bay Ridge or Brooklyn
Some terms you may see:
- TDK – Tae Kwon Do (some centers write it taekwondo)
- Karate – started in Japan – more hand movements than Tae kwon do
- Tae kwon do – started in Korea – more kicking than karate – an art used to disarm an opponent. This is an Olympic sport.
- MMK – Master Method Karate
- Jiu Jitsu – combat martial arts started in Brazil
- Grappling – ground fighting used in Jiu Jitsu
- You can read about the different types of martial arts here
Some schools also charge for the belts too ($25-$60 per belt) so when you are choosing a school ask them how much it cost there. Some charge for a uniform (it’s a nicer uniform); some places include it in the package.
1) You’s Taekwondo Center 548 92nd Street Brooklyn 11209 (718) 491-6119. Master You is very good. Free trial class. Then 2 classes a week for $129 a month and once the child skills increase 3 classes a week – still $129 a month.
2) K Spirit TKD 8020 5th Avenue Brooklyn 11209. (718) 745-1700 Head instructor: Master Cho
4 years old and up – this is the one everyone recommends.
2 lessons for $10.oo or 4 lesson for $29 (includes the uniform)
3) New York City Tae Kwon Do (NYC Tae Kwon Do) 7909 3rd Avenue Brooklyn (718) 492-5425
Grand Master Chun head instructor Facebook
Afterschool program cost $500 for 5 days and includes three lessons a week. They pick up students from they pick up from PS 102 and PS 1044)
5) Brooklyn Judo Academy 6739 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn Bay Ridge Mushin Dojo – Thursdays at 3:30 pm.
5 year olds and up.
Classes for adults too.
6) Champions TaeKwonDo 7209 – 13th Avenue (718) 491-5425 Facebook 1 month trial membership $68 (price includes uniform) If you continue there, the monthly membership for $120 -$150 – 2 classes per week
8) Hoteikan Dojo 7017 Fort Hamilton Parkway Brooklyn (718) 748-2826
Karate, Jiu Jitsu or MMA classes – $52 for one month or $70 for two months on Groupon Family run, good school (regular fee was around $89 a month)
You can take a trial class $10 and if you decide to take classes there, the $10 comes off the price of the uniform
9) Tiger Schulmann 530 86th Street Brooklyn 11209 (347) 554-2637
Trial class is free and then $20 a class ($99 for the first month plus $50 for the uniform). Very clean – good instructors
Variety in classes here – three different kind of karate, kickboxing, beginner, and grappling. Students love it!!
10) Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes – 7603 13th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11228 (718) 331-5487
11) Ultimate Champions TDK – Brooklyn Taekwondo – 8523 Bay Parkway Brooklyn 718-423-0011
Very clean and a lot of competitions.
Master Park is awesome and this is a great deal or here on Groupon: $15 for 5 classes includes uniform – regular price $93 OR $25 for 10 classes (reg. $187.50) or $30 for 15 classes (regularly $281) All include uniform (Normally $300 the first month and then$150/ month for twice a week 45 min lessons) Must be over 4 years old.
12) Ultimate Champions Tae Kwon Do – 20th Avenue and 65th Street
Classes are 45 minutes – $300 first month and $150 monthly – see place above)
Age 3 and up
2 classes for $19
- 8-classes a Month $169 monthly Basic Program
- 12-classes a Month $189 monthly Black Belt club
- 16-classes a Month $199 monthly Masters club
- Unlimited classes $249 monthly Masters club Elite
14) Amerikick in Sunset Park – 5815 – 5th Avenue Brooklyn 11220 718-567-7099 Age 3 and up A lot of deals on their site – like one week for $5 or 4 classes for $20 or 1 month of classes, a uniform and 1 private lesson $70
16) Amerikick in Park Slope – for age 3 and up – great for 4 year olds 529 5th Avenue Brooklyn 11215 718-768-8200
17) Way of Action Tae Kwon Do on 7th Street – off 5th Avenue in Park Slope is suppose to be good and inexpensive – 60 a month – several classes a week and sibling discount – I couldn’t get anyone on the phone though. 7187881968 Facebook
18) Capoeria classes (dance and martial arts) at Omulu Capoeira Brooklyn at Brooklyn Frontiers H.S. 112 Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn 11201 917-940-9321 Groupon Deal – one month of classes (4 classes all together) -$25 (also have classes for adults at $50 for the month
Super Happy Healthy Kids Summer Camp – run by a karate teacher, Ester (917) 369-0032 – $275 a week located at 939 – 83rd St Brooklyn 11228 at Redeemer-St. John (there is another camp there run by that church as well)