Information about the Program

Mission  |  Model  |  Program  |  Instructor  |  When/Where  |  Rules  |  Cost  |  Contacts


Our Mission

To use the martial arts to help every individual become all that God has created, gifted and called them to be.

Special Thanks!

Thank you to the Nixa Community Center, which enables this ministry to be available to serve as an outreach to the local Nixa community.

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Our Model

  • Style: Grandmaster Han's World Youn Wha Ryu Tae Kwon Do

  • Biblical Worldview based on six principles: Be Patient, Be Polite, Be Alert, Brave, Do Your Best, Respect Yourself and Others. Throughout classes the instructor will provide spiritual lessons using the analogy of martial arts.

  • Family-Centered Training: Families are encouraged to train with their children.

  • Two Types of Classes:

    • Regular Classes: These classes are for everyone young and old, fit and unfit, experienced and inexperienced in the martial arts.

    • Trainer Classes: This opportunity is only for mature teens and adults who would like to assist the main instructor in teaching the regular class. Ask about the requirements to join.

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Our Program

  • Opening Prayer

  • Stretching Exercises

  • Basic Kicking and Punching

  • Basic Techniques, Fighting Combinations and Forms

  • Target Kicking and Exchange (non-contact) Fighting

  • Closing Prayer

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The Instructor

Ann Rodgers is the head of the Springfield Division of Grandmaster Han's Tae Kwon Do World Youn Wha Ryu Association (WYWRA). She is a 4th Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is a WYWRA Certified Instructor with over 15 years experience teaching the martial arts. Ann and her husband Rob, a 2nd Dan Black belt as well as their two teenage sons, Ryan and Roi, are WYWRA Certified Instructors.

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The Schedule

We meet at the Nixa Community Center:

701 North Taylor Way
Nixa, MO 65714

Regular classes meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-7:30 PM.

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The Rules

  • At least one parent must train with any student under twelve years old.

  • All students must wear an approved martial arts uniform with the Han Symbol and the required patches properly sown onto the uniform (Purchase here).

  • All students must complete and agree to the online sign-up (Sign up here).

  • Students may only test for belt advancement if invited to do so by their instructor.

  • Only mature teens and adults may be Trainers. Ask about the requirements to join.

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  • Tuition: $30/student (all tuition payments are due at the first of the month, payable at the front desk of the Nixa Community Center)

  • Uniform: From $60 (includes uniform with Han Symbol, required patches, belt, tax, and shipping). Purchase here.

  • Testing: varies based on rank (includes the cost of belt if applicable).

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Questions about the TaeKwonDo program at the Nixa Academy?

Contact Rob Rodgers - [email protected] 417-459-1748

Questions about Grandmaster Han's TaeKwonDo or World Youn Wha Ryu Association?

Contact Ann Rodgers - [email protected] 417-849-3196


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