Des Moines, IA

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Tue, Oct 17 2017
Waukee Colored Belt Promotions
05:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Thu, Oct 19 2017
Beaverdale Colored Belt Promotions
05:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Fri, Oct 20 2017
Brown and Red Belt Promotions in Waukee
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Sat, Oct 21 2017
Iowa Central Taekwondo Championships
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
1 Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Sat, Oct 21 2017
Saturday Specialty Classes: Instructor's Choice
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Farrell's Martial Arts Taekwondo and Judo

Farrell's Martial Arts is the only full time Taekwondo school in Des Moines and Waukee and the surrounding areas. The school offers training for students 4+ with highly-qualified instructors and a variety of convenient class times Monday - Saturday. Farrell's Martial Arts also offers Judo in our Des Moines Beaverdale location.

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Instructor ProfileMeet Our Team

Ryan Bishop PhotoRyan Bishop, Head Waukee Instructor

Black Belt Since:
Instructor Since: 2008
Why Taekwondo: Taekwondo is not all about kicking and punching. I think of Taekwondo on more of the values that are taught here at Farrell’s such as self-discipline for your own actions, respect to everyone that you see and the perseverance one takes through practice of Martial Arts which is why I am blessed to be a part of something so special!

Master Bishop has lived in Des Moines, IA his whole life and couldn’t be in a happier place. His family put him in Farrell’s when he was just seven years old back in August of 1998 and he is very thankful of his mother and grandmother for putting him in something that he truly loves to do every day! Being a part of my students’ lives six days a week makes every day unique and also challenging for me but couldn’t be any happier anywhere else! In Master Bishop’s spare time, he loves to teach cardio kickboxing classes also located at Farrell’s, going to the gym as often as he can, going disc golfing and also loves weather, especially thunderstorms!




Location Info

Beaverdale School         Waukee School
2706 Beaver Ave.            215 N. Warrior Lane
Des Moines, IA 50310       Waukee, IA 50263
515-255-0095                  515-978-3000