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Bishop's Elite Martial Arts Academy

  • Entertainment-Recreation/Martial Arts
2706 1/2 Beaver Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 525-6670
Mon and Wed: 2pm to 8:30pm
Tues and Thur: 2pm to 8pm
Fri: 1:30pm to 6:30pm
Sat: 8am to 1:30pm
  • About

    My story started in martial arts at the age of seven years old. I was bullied for being different from other boys my age for having long hair. With no confidence to stand up for myself, I was called names constantly and eventually got pushed and kicked all because of the way I looked. Throughout my childhood and teen life, I was surrounded by a lot of negative influences that tended to come first before what ought to have been focused on; my mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. My story without taekwondo would be a noticeably short one, making little positive impact in my life, let alone, leaving a mark on other families around the community I get to serve today. I am extremely fortunate and feel privileged to still be doing what I love to do. With 25 years of experience under my belt, 14 of those years instructing, I have crossed paths with thousands of different families in my teachings in making sure that everyone who trains with our school finds their strength, their voice, and their understanding on how to find their true untapped potential. My intention for everyone is building stronger character development, leadership skills to use in the community, increasing confident communication skills, and implementing in all our students lives the five tenets of taekwondo: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit.

  • Directions

    Heading East from Urbandale, take a right from Douglas Ave on Beaver Ave Heading East from Urbandale, take a left from Hickman Rd on Beaver Ave