Why choose Ballantyne Kicks?
Tae kwon do is a system of symmetrical body exercises, and techniques, designed for self-defense using the hands and feet to block and strike, when necessary. However, Tae kwon do is much more than just a self-defense skill, it is a way of thought and life.Ballantyne Kicks is dedicated to training both the body and the mind, placing great emphasis on the development of moral character. We believe that self control and discipline, kindness and humility – must go hand in hand with physical grace. That is why Ballantyne Kicks is the perfect choice for you and your family.Here at Ballantyne Kicks, we teach all ages the 5 tenets of Taekwondo. Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, and Indomitable Spirit are incorporated in every aspect of our classes. Children learn respect and discipline while having fun in an energetic and exciting class. Adults will relieve stress, gain flexibility, and build core strength in our adult classes. We are only one of the schools that offer family classes where children and adults can learn in the same classroom. Remember, a family that kicks together sticks together!
U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center was started by Grand Master Keum Son Kim in 2001, who is the 1979 Former World Welter Weight Champion.Master Russell received Master level Instructor for U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center under Grandmaster Kim since 2002 and became owner in 2008. He is a 4th Degree Black Belt, 5 times North Carolina State Sparring Champion, and 2001 U.S. National Sparring Champion.Master Russell currently directs all of his efforts to bring the benefits of Tae Kwon Do to the local community. He and his professional staff recognizes the impact that a good teacher can have on a student. His classes offer the perfect blend of discipline and fun, taught by instructors who are patient and enthusiastic.At U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center, all instructors are dedicated to helping each student attain their personal best.