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 41430 Grand River Ave   Novi, MI 48375

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Martial Arts Classes in Novi, Michigan

Photo of martial arts students after belt testing, arms up in fighting stanceAkula Taekwondo offers outstanding instruction in traditional martial arts (karate), self-defense, and fitness for kids, teens, and adults in Novi, Michigan. Our Martial Arts School is conveniently located just a short drive from Wixom, New Hudson, Walled Lake, Northville, Lyon Township, and Commerce Township. We teach beginners, as well as intermediate and advanced students.

Learn the Martial Art that’s in the Olympics and at Major Universities

Our martial arts school follows the World Taekwondo (WT) system–the biggest martial arts system in the world. Further, instructors draw on their training in Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Tang Soo Do, and Hapkido to offer a well-rounded curriculum.

Students may begin practicing Taekwondo at any age–and enjoy the benefits at every age.

Many students who learn Taekwondo as children join college Taekwondo teams and clubs. Thus, their martial art provides them with opportunities for maintaining physical and mental health, and for developing life-long friendships.

Button to click to sign up for 6-week Taekwondo TrialThrough martial arts training, students cultivate discipline, focus, and respect. Thus, Akula Taekwondo’s martial artists develop foundational skills for success in life.

At our martial arts school, instructors help students master the whole self by instilling values handed down from teacher to student for generations. Whether you’ve been searching specifically for Taekwondo, or you’re exploring martial arts such as karate, jiu jitsu, or tang soo do, we invite you to come in and see if Akula Taekwondo is right for you. We offer martial arts classes for young children (ages 4-6), kids (ages 7-15), and adults. (Teens aged 16 and up are welcome in our adult classes.)

Real Martial Arts in Novi, Michigan: We Practice What We Teach

We are committed to our students.Martial Arts student in sparring gear and Instructor Joseph Teger bow to one another in front of flags Taekwondo is a fun activity for kids, teens, and adults. We offer a stable, family-oriented environment. Further, we support our students in achieving personal goals, both on and off the mat. Thus, the martial arts skills and values we teach build a strong foundation for success in school, work, and life.

The practice of martial arts demands respecting others, encouraging and supporting fellow-students, and celebrating peers’ successes. Our diverse student body shares healthy habits and attitudes. As a result, we grow together as individuals and a community.

Most of our students come to us from Novi, Farmington Hills, Farmington, Northville, South Lyon, Walled Lake, and Wixom Michigan. We invite prospective students to stop in, meet our instructors, and talk to our staff about our martial arts programs.

Schedule of Martial Arts Classes in Novi, Michigan

Akula Taekwondo is open five days a week. We offer a convenient schedule of martial arts classes. Each class is structured to provide a blend of fitness, education, and self-discipline. Our school’s best advertising comes from members of our own Taekwondo School Family. Most students have joined us through referrals from previous and current students.

Classes are taught by Black Belt Instructors. While our focus is on the art of Taekwondo, instructors also assist students in developing vital life skills. As students gain confidence, they become more successful at home, at school, and at work.

Why Should You Choose Akula Taekwondo Classes to Learn Martial Arts in Novi, Michigan?

Your success is our mission. You can learn more about What to Expect at Akula Taekwondo here. We are the premier martial arts school in the Novi-Wixom-South Lyon Michigan area.

Taekwondo is suited to kids interested in learning striking techniques with their hands and feet. Philosophical teachings focus on leading a happy and balanced life, with physical activity being a primary area of concentration. Forms and fundamentals are a major elements used during training. Further, board-breaking and weapons practice add variety to our programs.

We challenge our students to be their best selves and to exceed expectations in every class. If your child is competitive, Akula Taekwondo should be at the top of your list.

Martial Arts offers many benefits. For example, Taekwondo training helps students thrive in tough times, such as during the COVID-19 situation. Martial Arts practice helps students find their voice and gain confidence. Further, Taekwondo can be lifetime pursuit, with major Michigan universities such as The University of Michigan and Michigan State University offering programs. That’s one of the advantages of choosing Taekwondo over karate.

Button to click to sign up for 6-week Taekwondo Trial

We invite you and your family to experience any of our Taekwondo programs and classes. In that way, you’ll learn how we teach martial arts and self -defense. You can enroll at any time. Become a member of our Akula Taekwondo School Family today!

Take a Virtual Tour of Our School

We maintain a clean, pleasant environment at our martial arts school. Join Owner and Head Instructor Joseph Tegler on a short tour.


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Benefits of Taekwondo Classes

Image shows a teenage girl standing on a yoga block and kicking a paddle held higher-than-head height. The words balance, flexibility, persistence and an arrow pointing to the words "better life" accompany the photo.Our martial arts students are committed to Taekwondo. That’s because they see the positive effects of martial arts practice on their lives. Many of our kids, teens, and adults aim to achieve Black Belts (or gain higher degrees of Black Belt). We wholeheartedly support their endeavours.

Optimal Mental, Physical, and Emotional Health through Taekwondo

Taekwondo training is an ideal, whole-body method for improving mental, emotional, and physical health. This martial arts discipline creates bodies and spirits that thrive, even in tough times.

Improved Physical Fitness through Taekwondo Classes

Kids, teens, and adults get super-fit through martial arts training in our studio. Taekwondo (Korean Karate) is a great total body workout. Students see improvements in stamina, muscle tone, flexibility, balance, and strength.

Enhanced Self-Esteem through Martial Arts Practice

By learning martial arts skills and improving physical conditioning, Taekwondo (Korean Karate) practitioners become more comfortable in all situations. Good self-esteem is useful in dangerous situations, as well as when doing tasks that takes us beyond our comfort zones. Our students SHINE because they build self-confidence, boost self-esteem, and develop positive relationships in classes.

Increased Focus and Concentration by Practicing Taekwondo

From the first day of class, students are challenged to think as well as act. Learning forms and movements reinforces working memory. That’s why scientific studies count the martial art of Taekwondo among effective therapies for ADD and ADHD.

Increased Social Skills through Attending a Martial Arts School

Taekwondo (Korean Karate) emphasizes self-discipline and self-control as a core component of its teachings. Self-leadership and the ability to deal with others in a mature way is the result.

Stress Relief from Practicing Taekwondo

Kicking, punching, and screaming are a great stress release for all ages. (Read more about how Taekwondo is great training for tough times here.)

Respect for Tradition and Values Develops through Taekwondo Training

Honesty, courtesy, integrity, perseverance, and excellence are curriculum areas of focus. These qualities help kids, teens, and adults become great leaders and good human beings.


Is Akula Taekwondo the right martial arts school for you? Find out by signing up for our 6-week Trial. Our studio at the corner of Grand River Ave and Meadowbrook in Novi, MI is OPEN. We are just a short drive from Wixom, South Lyon, Lyon Township, New Hudson, Farmington Hills, Northville, Walled Lake, and Commerce Township.

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We’re happy to answer your questions about Martial Arts Classes for kids, teens, and adults–and to provide the information you need to make the best decision for yourself or your family.

Akula Taekwondo

41430 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375

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