I train at Upwey Rhee TKD side by side with my 9 yo son. There's not a lot of sports where you can do ...
Amazing instructor and students at Upwey Taekwondo who make you feel right at home and are very welcoming and accommodating whether you are new to the arts or a returning student after a long break.
Tae kwon Do helps people to develop flexibility, strength and coordination in a fun, low-pressure way. Upwey Tae Kwon Do teachers are knowledgeable and patient. Well-worth the experience for kids and adults alike.
This has been the best activity my son has ever been involved with. Excellent mentoring and teaching . My son developed great confidence in himself as well as learning new skills.
Upwey Rhee Tae Kwon Do is an excellent Tae Kwon Do and self defence school with excellent instructors.
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