Childrens' groups

Children (age 4–13 years) can practice taekwondo at the gym of HTKD or at certain schools in Helsinki.

Training taekwondo improves body control and concentration skills while having fun. After the beginner’s course there’s a possibility to train up to six times a week for a moderate price. Welcome! You may enroll here (the language can be changed to English at the bottom of the page)!

Groups for 7–13 years old children at the gym of HTKD

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Beginner’s course (120 €)

Children’s beginner’s group starts on September 1st 2014 at the gym of HKTD in Itäkeskus. The practices of the beginner’s group are held on Mondays and Thursdays at 16.30–17.30. In addition it is possible to join the children’s practice on Sundays at 18.

The beginner’s group lasts for 16 practices and costs 120 €. It is possible to attend one, two or three practices a week until all 16 are completed. You may join anytime during the season. We recommend attending the practices twice a week. All you need to bring along are clean, flexible cloths for indoor sports. No shoes are needed as we practice bare footed.

 

Practise times

Mon 16.30–17.30
Thu 16.30–17.30
Sun 18.00–19.00 (white and yellow belts)
Sun 19.00–20.00 (up from yellow belt with green stripe)

NB! The prices do not include any additional insurance.

 

Registration

Sign up for the beginner’s group here: Registration form

A place in the group is confirmed after the training fee is paid for. It is possible to try training taekwondo twice before making a decision and paying the course fee. The course fee is paid in the  payment portal.

 

 

Advanced group (120/180 €)

After the beginner’s group training continues in the advanced group. The practises are Mondays and Thursdays at 17.30–18.30. Children training in the advanced group may also attend sparring or poomse practices when a certain level of skills is reached and the instructor gives permission.

The advanced group as such lasts for 16 practices and costs 120 Euro. You may join anytime during the season. The advanced group with attendance to sparring and/or poomse practices costs 180 Euro and has no limitation to the number of practices attended.

Practise times

Mon 17.30–18.30
Thu 17.30–18.30
Sun 18.00–19.00 (white and yellow belts)
Sun 19.00–20.00 (up from yellow belt with green stripe)

NB! The prices do not include any additional insurance. 

No separate registration is needed when continuing from beginner’s course to advanced group, but the advanced group fee must be paid at the beginning of the course.

 

Groups at for 7–13 years old children at schoolsLapset etupotku ristiin 0224

Beginner’s and advanced groups at schools start in the first week of September. Newcomers start with the beginner’s group and those with a yellow belt continue with the advanced group. The two groups practice at the same time but concentrate on different skills.

The groups practice once a week at each school. With the same fee it is possible to join children’s practice at the gym of HTKD in Itäkeskus on Sundays at 18. The beginner’s group and the advanced group both last for the autumn season (till mid-December) and cost 120 Euro.

Children training in the advanced group may also attend sparring or poomse practices. The advanced group with attendance to sparring and/or poomse practices costs 180 Euro.

All you need to bring along are clean, flexible cloths for indoor sports. No shoes are needed as we practice bare footed.

Practice times for beginner’s and advanced groups

At schools

Eläintarhan ala-asteen koulu: Thu 18–19, ages 7–13.
Kallion ala-asteen koulu: Mon at 17–18.30, ages 7–13.
Laajasalon peruskoulu: Tue at 17–19, ages 7–13.
Latokartanon peruskoulu: Tue at 17–18 (ages 10–13), at 18–19 (ages 7–9).
Pihlajamäen ala-asteen koulu: Tue at 17–18 (ages 10–13), at 18–19 (ages 7–9).

At the gym of HTKD

Sun at 18.00–19.00 (white and yellow belts)
Sun at 19.00–20.00 (up from yellow belt with green stripe)

NB! The prices do not include any additional insurance. 

Registration

Sign up for the beginner’s group here: Registration form

A place in the group is confirmed after the training fee is paid for. It is possible to try training taekwondo twice before making a decision and paying the  fee. The course fee is paid in the  payment portal.

No separate registration is needed when continuing from beginner’s group to advanced group, but the advanced course fee must be paid at the beginning of the course.

 

4–6-year-old children

The youngest group practices taekwondo with play-like exercises once a week starting September 7th. The practices are on Sundays at 17-18 in the gym of HTKD in Itäkeskus. Taking part in the group costs 120 Euro for the autumn season.

Parents can practice together with children also in this group. For the youngest children starting taekwondo together with a parent is an excellent option. When the child gains more skills in time, parents can move to training in the adult groups.

All you need to bring along are clean, flexible cloths for indoor sports. No shoes are needed as we practice bare footed.

NB! The prices do not include any additional insurance. 

Registration

Sign up for the group here: Registration form

A place in tjhe group is confirmed after the course fee is paid for. It is possible to try training taekwondo twice before making a decision and paying the  fee. The course fee is paid in the  payment portal.

 

A hobby for the whole family

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The whole family can train taekwondo together! It is possible for parents to practice together with their children in children’s groups. If more than one person in same the family is practicing in HKTD, the second person (and third, fourth and so on) will get a 20 % family discount.

More information about how to pay with the family discount from Sirpa Väisänen: sirpa(a)htkd.fi, 040 545 7985.

 

Additional information

More information about children’s practices from our junior couch Simo Siltanen: 0400 605 951, simo(at)htkd.fi.


The Helsinki Taekwondo Club was founded on 1982 and has over 300 members.