ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
The focus of our martial arts school in Northbrook is on physical fitness and character development. Our overarching goal is to foster self-esteem and resilience in our students, to strengthen their focus and their confidence to become respectful and competent members of our global society.
As soon as you become a martial arts student, you join a community that works together toward improved physical strength and stamina, better focus and concentration, greater self-discipline and competency in self defense, and increased self-confidence.
TENETS OF TAEKWONDO
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WORLD TAEKWONDO MASTERS UNION
Our school founder is the founder of WTMU, World Taekwondo Masters Union,
working to provide official, world-class Taekwondo instruction and
Kukkiwon Certification Courses to students and schools worldwide.
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My son has been attending this school for over ten years. His instruction and the nurturing he has received from his various masters and instructors has helped him grow into a strong, confident, self-controlled young man. The masters at the school have consistently fostered his leadership skills and ability to lead groups and work with others.
I signed up both my little ones immediately after a free tryout day because they loved the class so much. Very quickly, they warmed up to the instructor and was able to follow a structured routine. I really enjoy the fact that they reinforce manners, respect, and self-discipline inside and outside the class. Taekwondo for our family is not just about physical strength and training, but also about demonstrating respect toward others.
Great place and the Masters are incredible. My son's behavior has completely changed since he enrolled. His grades have improved and his confidence also. I usually take him 3 times a week. He loves attending and is waiting / hoping one day to be a black belt.
We were a bit hesitant because our son has special needs and we were not sure he would be accommodated. However, the staff has been absolutely wonderful with him. Their inclusive and accepting attitude along with HIGH EXPECTATIONS and tons of encouragement has led to my son to achieving a red belt! His self esteem has grown and he loves his Tae Kwon Do family. We actually drive by a number of other schools to make it to this one because of the incredible staff! I strongly recommend this school!
My kids and I have been here for 10 years. KHKim Taekwondo does not only teach physical strength but also mental strength, discipline, and coordination. The Masters and Instructors are very respectful and kind. They take good care for the kids. They don't only say compliments like "good job!" or "you are awesome!". But when the kids do something wrong, they lead them towards the correct path. They really show true leadership and we are very happy to learn from here. Overall, we have a good connection with our classmates. It truly feels like I am part of a family.
My son is a K H Kim Taekwondo student. He was 15 when he started and it has been life changing for him. He started in the Glen Ellyn Park district and now attends the main School. The Masters from both the Park district's and the main school are excellent Instructors and mentors, and Grand Master Kim is the reason. He really cares about his students success, and works hard to instill positive character traits.