Des Moines, IA

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August 26

Fri, Aug 26 2016
AIM HIGH Orientation
All day event
Fri, Aug 26 2016
AIM HIGH Orientation
06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Sat, Aug 27 2016
Saturday Specialty Classes: Kicking Class
All day event

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Bringing the Gold to Des Moines

Farrell's Martial Arts will be hosting Olympic Gold Medalist Steven Lopez and coach Jean Lopez for our special Celebrating Taekwondo Excellence event this fall. You won't want to miss this special event and experience!

Hog Roast Fun with Farrell's Martial Arts!

Thank you to the students, family and friends that attended our Annual Hog Roast on Saturday, August 6th. We started the morning with a class in the grass followed by some delicious food and fellowship. Check out the photos!

Learning Right From Wrong

In Martial Arts we talk a lot about integrity. Being honest and fair are learned behaviors. As parents, it's our responsibility to instill those positive ideals in our children. Read our 5 tips for teaching integrity to your children.

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!




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