Our History

Since 2001, POW! has been a welcoming environment for both adults and kids.  Our kids programs feature a unique experience for children to explore their creative and physical personalities. Our classes are exclusive and focus on building intimate learning experiences.  POW! Kids was the first bring Superhero Training to the city of Chicago.  Owner, Katalin, a mother-of-3,  fused her love of comic books and extensive experience in the martial arts and fitness into a curriculum driven program for toddlers.  Class for children over the age of 7 focus on giving a dynamic, non-competitive martial arts and boxing experience. POW!’s mission is simple: build safer, more confidence and fitter kids.

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Our Vision

POW! Kids executes its mission by offering a confident building class environment.  It begins with our toddlers, we offer them classes that lay a solid gross-motor foundation.  From this foundation, skills can be developed.  Classes catered towards elementary age children continue to build each child’s overall strength and conditioning while teaching them various martial arts skills like boxing, self defense and agility. 

 

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Our Facility

POW! is located in Chicago’s West Loop. Our 7500 SF facility is located on the first floor of an iconic 1912 construction. POW!’s space is open and modern. It’s reception area offers two lounges, one including a co-working space. It is comfortable for our students and parents to wait while their kids are our amazing classes. Our training takes place in either our martial arts studio, on our track or in our boxing area. We offer FREE parking behind the building.

Transportation

POW! Kids has been in the West Loop of Chicago since 2001. We are 100 feet South of the corner of Racine and Jackson. We are located on the 1st Floor (South-end) of the LifeStorage building. POW! has a large parking lot we share with LifeStorage behind our building just West of Racine on Jackson.There is also free parking on both Jackson and Racine. Please keep in mind, Racine is a tow zone from 7-9am and 4-6pm for the rush hour traffic going to the highway.

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POW! is located one block (a 2 minute walk) from the Racine stop on both the Jackson bus (126) and ‘El’ Blue line. It takes about 5-15 minutes by car and about 10-15 minutes by bicycle form the following neighborhoods: Loop, Wacker Drive, Bucktown, Wicker Park, the Gold Coast, Pilsen, Printer’s Row, Taylor Street and the South Loop.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

POW! Gym is located conveniently from both I90/I94 and the Eisenhower expressways. If you are taking I90/I94 you will exit at Adams Street and head West to Racine. If you are taking the 290 Expressway (Eisenhower) you will exit Racine for the easiest access and head North one block.

POW! Kids

310 South Racine Avenue,

Chicago, Il 60607

Phone. 312-829-7699

Email. katalin@powkickboxing.com