Take Martial Arts Lessons in Louisville, Kentucky

If you are looking for a martial arts school in Louisville, Kentucky where you can develop your mind, body and spirit—then you’ve found the right place. We consider our program to be the “best of the best” that Louisville has to offer for students ages 4 through adult. Our “Chung Do Kids” curriculum for ages 4-6 is in a class all to itself. Classes are specially designed for children to learn and love Taekwondo in a fun, structured and disciplined way. Masters Michael and Lisa Twyman have been teaching children for 20 years, and have developed a proven teaching method in which children learn to set goals and grow into future leaders.

Why Learn Tae Kwon Do?

“A black belt is a white belt that never quit.” – Sr. Grandmaster Edward B. Sell



Grow your confidence through martial arts. Being a part of our taekwondo program, you will learn to develop an “I can attitude”. With the help of our certified martial arts instructors, we will help you be the best that you can be.



Martial arts is a great tool for self-defense. Learn how to defend yourself with confidence. At the same time, we help teach younger students to know when and when not to use their Taekwondo Skills.



Not only is Taekwondo great for learning self-defense, it is also an Olympic sport! Our martial arts classes will challenge your mind and body. Let us help you to change your life by guiding you towards a healthy lifestyle.


Join a Community

Whenever you attend our martial arts classes, you are joining a community that will help forge yourself into a better you. Twyman Tae Kwon Do Academy is a great place all ages!

Lessons starting at only $65/MO*

Our Tae Kwon Do classes are affordable, but don’t let the price fool you. You will receive the best teaching from our nationally accredited martial arts instructors. *Chung Do Kids classes start at $65. Our other classes start at $75/mo.



Join us at our martial arts school and experience a FREE trial class! No contracts. No commitments. 100% free for you to try.

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Don’t Become a Statistic

In preparing for my Black Belt graduation, I did some research for the speech I had to give. Did you know that for every 10,000 people who join a martial arts academy, half will drop out in the first six months?!  Of the remaining students, about a thousand will complete a year and then quit. […]

Enjoy The Journey

How are you enjoying your Taekwondo journey? Are you the student who just can’t wait until that next belt testing? Are you the student who, when told you are ready to test, tells the Instructor that you aren’t ready. Maybe you are enjoying the journey and are content where you are, working hard, trusting that […]

Do You Have an Indomitable Spirit?

Did you know that there are five tenets of Tae Kwon Do?  These are five core beliefs or character qualities that all of us should be working to develop in our Tae Kwon Do practice and in all areas of our life.  They are Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self Control and Indomitable Spirit.  That’s a pretty […]

Standing a Little Taller

There were times when I could not see myself as a Black Belt.  There were times when I did not want to see myself as a Black Belt. There were times I thought I would never make it to Black Belt. Well, that time has passed. I am now a newly promoted first degree black […]