Through the years, I have been to many Taekwondo classes in the Lansing area, not a student, but as a proud adult supporting a child. At some gyms in the area, I have been put off by the values that are being taught in these classes. Bravado and aggression are not things that I want taught to my loved ones. The values that were taught by Master Shinn aligned with my beliefs and the values that I want my loved ones to learn. They learned patience, team work, perseverance and acceptance of all ability levels. They are encouraged to work hard, to study and to be good citizens. There is no elitism. They do not trying to get you to spend more money daily. Kids really do have to earn their belts and do well on the testing. In other gyms, it seems like belts are given because the parent has spent enough money. I highly recommend Shinn's Taekwondo.
It has been many years since practicing Martial Arts. I decided years back that I would enroll my son into Taekwondo. After watching his study, I found myself getting very interested. Master Shinn shows great experience in teaching both youth and adults alike. He is very knowledgeable in the art and is able to teach with patience. He genuinely cares for his students and in return creates a positive learning environment. If you want to grow in the martial arts and are willing to give your best to learn, Shinn's Taekwondo Academy is the place.
Master Shinn and his other instructor's are awesome! I personally studied at Shinn's when there was a location in Lansing and I loved it! I highly recommend Shinn's to everyone looking to learn Taekwondo!! Best way that I have seen Taekwondo taught and I have reviewed other places. Hands down so far... Shinn's is the best!!
Olympic coach and life teacher in Master Shinn. I was at Shinn's TKD for over 10 years. Received my black belt after 6. Most amazing teacher I have had in any subject ever. Calm, knowledgeable and experienced he can take you as far as you want, just have to work hard. Has experience in Judo, boxing, and Kumdo as well. Master Shinn truly loves Tae Kwon Do and so will you.