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Regular Class Schedules

While we love kids, our emphasis is on Family. Adults are welcome in all classes and we encourage parents to train with their children.

One Enrollment Cost gives you a choice of all our regularly scheduled hours (Early Noon & Evening). We have no cost gimmicks to get you to enroll in multiple programs. One price gives you access to every class we offer. You may pick and chose from week-to-week, or class-to-class as you will.

Monthly Printed Schedules are available at the studio.

Self Defense (Combat Kempo & Jun~Ki~Do)

11:00 am (all ages)
12:00 pm (teens & adults)

Tuesday & Thursday Noon:
12:00 pm (all ages)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday Evenings:
5:30 pm (all ages)

Monday - Friday Evenings:
6:30 pm (teens & adults)

Chinese Yoga (Chi Gong)

Tuesday & Thursday Evening:
5:30 pm (all ages)

Saturday Morning (featuring Tibetan Ancient 5 Rites):
7:30 am (New Class ... call in advance)

Tai Chi & Chi Gong

Saturday Morning:
10:00 am (all ages)

Tuesday & Thursday Morning (Chair T'ai Chi for Disabled Folk)
10:30 am (New Class ... call in advance)

Tuesday & Thursday ... Early Noon:
1:002:00 pm (all ages)

Monday & Thursday Evenings (Therapeutic T'ai Chi)
7:30 pm (teens & adults)

Tuesday & Friday Evenings (T'ai Chi with Self-Defense Applications)
7:30 pm (teens & adults)

We also offer:

Women's Empowerment Course
(call for schedule)
Thursday Evenings
6:30 pm (6-week courses by schedule)

Therapeutic T'ai Chi at Wepner Wellness Center, Conover
($10 per class)
11:00 am (Wednesday Morning)


Family Self Defense Center of Hickory, NC offers your choice of Martial Arts Training in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Combat Kempo, Kung Fu, Injukan Ju Jutsu, Tanbo Jutsu, Stick and Staff Fighting, Chinese Kick-Boxing, Ryu-Kyu Karate, Kizoku-Ryu Tai Jutsu, use of Knife and Sword, Womens Kick-Boxing and Self Defense, Jiu Ling Kung Fu and T'ai Chi Gong, and more for one affordable price. Classes are in Brookford and within easy access of Granite Falls, Hudson, Lenoir, Morganton, Valdese, Vale, Gastonia, Maiden, Newton, Conover, Catawba, Statesville, and Taylorsville. Also available: Certified Personal Strength, Health & Fitness Training.


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