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THE CITY OF CASSELBERRY WE OFFER YOUTH TAEKWONDO/SELF DEFENSE FOR AGES 5 YEARS TO 19 YEARS OF AGE. ON TUESDAYS FROM 5:00 PM TO 6:15 PM AT THE CASSELBERRY RECREATION CENTER.
200 N TRIPLET LAKE DRIVE
THE CITY OF ST CLOUD, FL. WE OFFER YOUTH TAEKWONDO/SELF DEFENSE FOR AGES 5 YEARS TO 19 YEARS OF AGE. ON THURSDAYS FROM 5:30 PM TO 8:15 PM AT THE ST CLOUD COMMUNITY HOUSE, 716 INDIANA AVE.
We are also available all year long for demonstrations/presentations and private lessons at your location.
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About Coach Russell: Hailing from Virginia, Coach Russell has many years of martial arts training under his black belt. He and his son spent four years at The American Black Belt Academy, he’s trained under Grand Master Jhoon Rhee. Coach Russell also holds rank in the art of Aiki Ju-Jitzu Close Quarters Combat. Coach Russell while working as a University Police Officer, he has trained other officers in self defense, unarmed combat and defensive tactics. During his tenure at George Washington University Police Department, Coach Russell was able to work along side several Federal Agencies in the protection of visiting High Ranking Dignitaries. When he moved to Florida, he started working as an instructor for Florida Youth Programs. “I realized how much I miss helping kids grow. I love seeing the excitement in the students faces when they’re learning something new and when they get their next belt.” Shortly after, Coach Russell took over FYP. Over the years, we have transition to Florida Youth Self Defense.
Favorite Moments: “We had returned from a break in schedules and one of the younger kids came up and hugged me.” And seeing their faces when they learn something new and when they pass their belt test.
Favorite Quotes: "The Body Achieves What The Mind Believes, "You Can Be Anything You Want To Be As Long As You Are Willing To Work For It," "Believe In Yourself"
Florida Youth Self Defense was created out of a strong passion, a shared vision and a ceaseless commitment to making learning easy and accessible. Since evolving over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to help countless students acquire foundational skills, develop new techniques and confidently move forward in their learning journey.
Believing that every child should have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities, we have established partnerships with local City and County Parks and Recreation Departments, allowing us to provide quality programs that are both fun and affordable for all families. With keeping our class prices low, we are able to offer families the opportunity to have their children participate in programs that will help them build their self-confidence, teach them teamwork and respect for themselves and others, and provide them with a physical activity that gets them moving!
Our classes coincide with the County School Calendar. Classes begin in September and run thru May each year (usually last week before Memorial Day to week following Labor Day).. We break for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the summer, .
Classes are taught using taekwondo and basic self defense techniques. Students have a chance to earn belts at the end of each session.
Please contact us for our low rates.
Full session payment on first day/registration may recieve a 10% discount.. discounts are also offered for siblings
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Saint Cloud and Casselberry, Florida, United States
Willingness to Admit Fault