MCCC's very popular Tae Kwon Do classes will begin Tuesday, August 23, 2022 and run through September 13, 2022. Classes for this four-week The Tae Kwon Do session will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:45 p.m. in the Welch Health Educational Building on the Main Campus. The cost for this session is $60 per person with a senior discount rate of $31.50. Participants can add a private lesson to this class package for a total cost of $95 ($59 for senior citizens), which is a popular option for many students. Additional private lessons can also be scheduled at the student's request. Fees and times can be arranged through the Office of Lifelong Learning at 734-384-4127. This is the first session of four to be offered through December. The second session begins September 20, 2022 and runs through October 13, 2022.
"We welcome new students from the age of five on up to join us and learn mind and body control through unarmed self-defense techniques, discipline and concentration," said Master Mark Bergmooser, instructor for the classes. "Tae Kwon Do translates into 'the way of kicking and punching with proper attitude and concentration' in Korean," added Bergmooser, who holds a fifth-degree black belt in the martial art.
A Back-to-School Self-Defense Seminar, also taught by Bergmooser, will be held Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 7 - 8 p.m. in the Welch Health Educational Building on the Main Campus. This seminar will cover simple self-defense strategies designed to protect children ages 5 - 12 from attackers. Participants will learn how to recognize threatening situations, methods of responding to them, and how to mentally and emotionally gather the confidence they need to survive an attack. The cost is $10. A parent or guardian must accompany children to the class.
To register or for more information, contact the Office of Lifelong Learning at (734) 384-4127.