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.
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.
POW! is located in Chicago’s West Loop. Our 7000 SF facility is located on the first floor an iconic 1889 construction. POW!’s space offers a red brick and mortar texture. It’s reception area offers a lounge that is comfortable for parents to relax and access our free WiFi. Our training takes place in two large studio spaces. Both offer matted floors and even walls. Our space is accessorized with a wide range of martial arts equipment and functional fitness gear giving us the opportunity to create an expansive list of training drills and activities.
POW is located in the heart of the West Loop at 950 W Washington Blvd. Our front door is on the north side of Washington Blvd, kiddie-corner to the Wishbone Restaurant. There is ample street parking available. With meter boxes on the east-west streets (i.e. Madison and Washington) and free parking on all the surrounding north-south streets our customer have many options. POW! customers can also valet park for $5.00 at Wishbone Restaurant with Descartes Valet (http://www.valetdescartes.com/).
If you are taking public transportation, POW!’s front door is one block form the CTA 20 (Madison bus), which is located on Madison nd Morgan. If you re taking the ‘EL,’, we are a one minute walk from he Morgan Stop on the pink and green line. Otherwise, there are many easy access points to us from every Chicago neighborhood and even the highways. POW! can easily be accessed from the 90/94 and 290 highways.