Information regarding classes and testing..

UPDATE 4/21/2020

We continue follow the the lead of the local YMCA hours of operations. The Waukesha YMCA has updated their site to indicate they will be opening on May 24th. https://www.gwcymca.org/Locations/Waukesha-YMCA

We have implemented a virtual work out program that you or your child can work through while at home.  Please download and print the program and work through each column as a “class” . Write down how many of each activity you completed ( above the minimum listed) . Under the 4 empty sections at the bottom enter 4 items under your specific curriculum and list how many you have completed. 

When we return to normal operation, bring in your sheet to your instructor for a chance to win a prize. 

If you have questions about the program please email admin@dtcwi.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Virtual Work out Program





UPDATE 4/1/2020

DTC remains unable to have physical classes at each YMCA and Recreation Department location per the you are safer at home order in Wisconsin (please see here for details). We certainly hope that students are practicing at home where they can in safe space and practicing safely. 


In response to the current state of the health emergency..

Dragons Training Center will not be holding classes or Testing on March 21st, due to the YMCA Branches closing… 

LATEST update (3/17/2020- no class at West Suburban YMCA )

All YMCA of Greater Waukesha County branches will be closed beginning at 5 PM on Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, April 5.

Visit gwcymca.org/coronavirus for updates.

All YMCA of Greater Waukesha County branches will be CLOSED Wednesday, March 18 – Sunday, April 5. Visit gwcymca.org/coronavirus for updates.


We will keep you posted on a reschedule date as we know more.  

We will do our best to keep you updated right here and  our Facebook page.


New Students

Welcome to Dragons Training Center Taekwondo.

Dragons Training Center (DTC) is led and instructed by Kukkiwon Certified Instructors:  Owner and International Master Shawn Strunsee, Lead instructors Master Eric Peterson, Master Henry Schwichtenberg, Master Justin O’Rorke, and Mr. Nicholas Schwictenberg.

DTC’s Taekwondo program is an exciting balanced blend of tradition, science, modern training methods, and fun, with a strong dose of reality. You will find that once you become a member of our Taekwondo family that we have the best value Martial Arts programs in the Milwaukee area and we strive to work with each student to the best they can be in Taekwondo .

If you or your child is getting started in their Taekwondo experience, we want to thank you for starting out your journey with Dragons Training Center (DTC). DTC’s goal is to provide a great Taekwondo experience at very competitive prices. We have seasoned Instructors teaching every class, with many supporting instructors to help at each class.

Getting Started in Taekwondo and Dragons Training Center

  1. First .. If you or your student did not receive a new student guide at class, please click here
  2. If you are a beginner please print out the white belt requirements here
  3. Students are not required to purchase a uniform right away, but it will be required before the student is allowed to go to testing.
  4. We encourage our students to practice at home and those students who can successfully complete requirements on the curriculum will be approved for testing.
  5. Testing is typically held on the 2nd Saturday in March, June, September, and December. However we will communicate the actual location, date,  and time before hand. The testing fee is $40 cash or check only made out to “Dragons Training Center”, with discounts available for families.
  6. It is very important to be early for each class and begin stretching to prepare for class.
  7. Proper hygiene must be displayed at each class, with trimmed toenails and a clean uniform. (belts are never washed)
  8. An integral part of our Taekwondo program is teaching respect, self-discipline, and physical fitness which often lead to increases in self-esteem and self-confidence.
  9. Our belt system:
    • White
    • High-White
    • Yellow
    • High-Yellow
    • Green
    • High-Green
    • Blue
    • High-Blue
    • Red
    • High-Red
    • Deputy Black
    • Black

The techniques that are taught to students in class can cause harm to themselves and others if not practiced properly. If a student abuses the techniques that are taught in class and injures someone (in or outside of class), we reserve the right to expel them from the school at our discretion.