Call us at: (407) 931-1118


At Emmons’ TaeKwonDo Academy, we offer unlimited weekly classes of TaeKwonDo Training that are available to people of all ages.


TaeKwonDo is a great way to develop skills both physically and mentally. Our TaeKwonDo Curriculum consists of activities in strength training, cardio, aerobics, flexibility, and meditation that will greatly benefit your mind and body.




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John Emmons

Level 4 Master Instructor - 7th Degree Black Belt

Ms. Gloria Emmons

Level 4 Instructor - 4th Degree Senior Black Belt - General Manager

Ms. Lenora Emmons Karnath

Level 4 Instructor - 5th Degree Black Belt - Program Director

Our Instructors


Level 4 Instructors


Master Instructor- John Emmons Level 4- Gloria Emmons Level 4- Lenora Emmons-Karnath
Mr. John Emmons Mrs. Gloria Emmons Mrs. Lenora Emmons-Karnath
Level 4-Brian Godleski Level 3- Enrique Vergara (1)
Mr. Brian Godleski Mr. Enrique Vergara  Mr. Luis Maisonet
Ms. Emily Bertone



Level 3 Instructors


Level 3-Michael Farrell
Ms. Kat Abrams  Mr. Michael Farrell  Mr. Wylie Godleski
Ms. Karla Fuentes  



Level 2 Instructors




Ms. Kyla Perez Ms. Daniella Schreiber Mr. Elias Wells

Level 1 Instructors



Ms. Sophia Recio Mr. Elijah Benzies Ms. Trecia Wells
  Mr. Gabriel Borges





Lil’ Dragons (3-5)


unnamed-11Our Lil’ Dragons Program is designed for children ages 3, 4 & 5 years of age.  We offer three classes per week.  Our Lil’ Dragons Program is a detailed curriculum that focuses on improving preschool-age children’s basic motor and listening skills.  These skills will help them enter society with a more confident and enthusiastic outlook.
They will become better students in school, better listeners at home, and more ambitious towards the future.  We believe that the time between the ages of three and six are the most important years of a child’s development.  Our program will enhance positive development in a fun and motivating way.

The Little Dragons curriculum consists of developing eight major skills that are necessary for participation in any sport or activity:
•    Focus
•    Teamwork
•    Control
•    Balance
•    Memory
•    Discipline
•    Fitness
•    Coordination

The curriculum also contains eight Little Dragons Personal Development Skills that are used to reinforce family values.

Upon completion of our Little Dragons Program, your child will become focused and motivated to achieve any goal they set in life.

Juniors (6-12)

Our Junior Program teaches self-confidence, focus, self-discipline, courtesy and teamwork in a fun environment.

During a typical class students may participate in a variety of activities such as:unnamed-9

•    Working with an instructor to learn or improve their Form
•    Practicing sparring or One-Step skills
•    Working with a partner on target drills to learn to punch and kick more effectively
•    Participating in a relay race
•    Learning about bullies or Stranger Danger, Jumping rope, Practicing kick combinations, using the rail for support, and other fun cardio, strength and agility drills.

TaeKwonDo can also become an influential tool in a child’s personal development such as:

•    having the self-confidence and strength to better deal with bullies
•    developing the self-discipline and self-control to not bully others
•    combating childhood obesity
•    learning to focus and improve school performance
•    setting and achieving short term and long term goals
•    becoming role models and develop leadership qualities

Adults & Teens(13 & Up)

unnamed-8Adult and Teen classes provide an excellent strength training and aerobic workout for wide range of ages and abilities. Activities are designed to allow you to work out at your pace and level as strength, flexibility and endurance improve.

In addition to learning your current belt level Form, practicing sparring or One-Steps and learning how to defend yourself, you might use targets, pushups, sit ups and the rail in a variety of fun and challenging activities to increase flexibility and improve muscle strength.


The variety and individual challenge of TaeKwonDo can also help:

•    achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle

•    improve endurance, strength and overall fitness

•    increase the likelihood that you will exercise regularly

•    develop the skills to defend yourself

After School Care & Tutoring

At John Emmons’ TaeKwonDo Academy, we also offer our current students an Aftercare program for grades K-8!

On days when Osceola county schools are in session, we will pick your child up from their school in one of our transportation vehicles and drive them back to the Academy.


unnamed-7Our aftercare room is a spacious area in our school that provides that adequate learning and studying environment for your child. Our aftercare providers will check bookbags and agendas for homework and will provide educational advice if the child needs help. We aim to have your child done with all of his or her homework by the time you arrive to pick them up. So all you have to worry about is what to cook for dinner!

If a child does not have any homework for the day, they are required to read one of our many books from their grade level for 30 minutes.

unnamedTaeKwonDo Classes

If your child’s class is scheduled our aftercare providers will make sure that he or she is dressed and ready for class. Each child is provided a cubby for which they can keep things like sparring bags and uniforms so they do not have to carry to and from school/home.

Snacks/Free Time

Our aftercare providers will provide a snack and juice drink to help carry your child over until dinner. A vending machine is also available to your child with snacks and drinks ranging from $0.25 – $1.00.

After all homework is complete, your child has a variety of activities to keep them occupied until they are picked up:

•    Movies
•    Books
•    Coloring Books
•    Giant Checker and Chess Tables
•    Playing Cards
•    Other Games and More


Fitness Class

Also available to the Adult Program is the Fitness class!

This class focuses solely on working out the body and can become a great fitnesssupplement for trips to the local gym. Workouts are specifically designed to focus on cardio, strength, endurance and stamina.

These classes are also available for family members of current students. A 15-30 minute mini-workout of sparring follows each Fitness class for TaeKwonDo Students.

Rape Awareness & Prevention

Alarming Facts…
  • One out of three women will be sexually
    assaulted in her lifetime.
  • A woman is raped every six seconds.
  • Rape is the second fastest growing crime in
  • One out of six women students will be
    sexually assaulted on campus.
  • 60% of victims know their attacker.
  • Only 1% of rapes are reported.

unnamed-11 Hour Lecture
Prepare yourself to be safe against attackers. Learn about practical self defense techniques.

Kids Safe Lecture
Protection for kids against child abductors.
2 part Seminar:
1 Hour Lecture for Children:
Children will learn about:
•    Stranger Danger
•    Park/Mall/School Safety
1 Hour Lecture for Parents/PTA/PTO:
Learn about:
•    Creating Child ID Kits
•    Helping children to identify dangerous situations

TaeKwonDo Lecture
1 Hour Lecture
Learn how to apply the ancient art of TaeKwonDo in modern times.

Street Safety
1 Hour Course for Men and Women
Learn about safety techniques for today’s society, practical self-defenses, and ways to be safe.


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Check back soon for news on upcoming events at Emmon’s Taekwondo



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Added November 15th, 2016

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Added May 13th, 2016

Summer Camp 2016!

Added April 28th, 2016