The Dragon Martial Arts Academy was established in UiJongBu, South Korea in 1955 by Grandmaster Yong Hon Kim, the President of the Korea TangSooDo MooDukKwan Society. The school is famous for developing leaders and champions. In 1984 the first USA branch of the school opened in Ocoee, Florida. Crowned with the name, American Dragon Martial Arts Academies,it has grown into the most respected martial arts school in the United States with a premier staff of instructors who are martial arts hall of fame members, TV, Radio and Movie personalities. We teach the most recognized martial arts in the world. We now have locations in Ocoee, Florida, Conyers, Georgia, Etowah, North Carolina and San Saba, Texas.
Our instructors strive to ensure that the study of the martial arts in our school brings together the energy of the mind and body. Our children’s program is especially beneficial and is designed to enable a child to focus and concentrate on achieving worthwhile goals and to meet life’s challenges with total confidence. Women will find that our training increases confidence, fitness and flexibility while reducing excess weight and stress. Men find our program to be an amazing way to get into the best shape of their lives while learning essential skills for protecting yourself and loved ones. Our objective is to provide a fun-filled and positive learning environment for all our students that will enhance the development of basic good habits such as healthy lifestyle, fitness, confidence, respect for self and others, self-control, and self-discipline. Our organization has been providing world class instruction in the most respected martial arts systems in the World. We have more than 50 years of experience providing Tae Kwon Do instruction for students of all ages, Hapkido Self-Defense for Adults and our world famous Police Academy Self-Defense Courses. We strongly believe in the value of Korean Martial Arts instruction for all age levels allowing entire families to enjoy the benefits of training that emphasizes the disciplines of attention and respect; concentration and timing; strength and flexibility; goal setting, achievement and accomplishment, sportsmanship, confidence, character, and of course, FUN! The following six items should give you some perspective of what makes our school unique. This information should help you better understand who we are.
Instructor Creed: To build confidence through strength in the body, honesty in the heart, and knowledge in the mind. To keep friendship with one another and to build a strong and happy community. Never fight to achieve selfish ends, but to develop Might for Right!
Student Creed: I will develop myself in a positive manner, and avoid anything that will reduce my mental growth or physical health. I will develop self discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others. I will use what I learn in class constructively and defensively, to help myself and others, and never to be abusive or offensive.
Student Oath: I shall observe the Tenets of TaeKwonDo. I shall respect Instructors and seniors. I shall never misuse TaeKwonDo. I will be a champion of freedom and justice. I will build a more peaceful world.
Student Pledge: Help each other Respect each other Be honest. Alway maintain a positive attitude
School Motto: We are a Black Belt School, we are motivated, we are dedicated, and we are on a quest to be our best.
Daily Affirmation: I like myself because I always take action to make good things happen. I am humanly perfect because I never make mistakes knowingly. I am wise because I always learn something good everyday. I am happy that I am me because I always choose to be happy As mentioned earlier, we are a Black Belt School. As dedicated students of the martial arts, we live by the Principles of a Black Belt:
- SELF CONTROL
- INDOMITABLE SPIRIT
Our program helps students to become confident in the things they do, respectful of who they are and knowledgeable of how to act. We train for success and happiness in daily life. We invite you to join us for Fun! Fitness and Self-Defense! Please click on the links above to find the program right for you or call or text us in Ocoee, Florida at Ph: 321-443-8077. We are located at 209 Capitol Court. Ocoee, FL 34761 where visitors are always welcome. In Etowah, North Carolina call us at Ph: 828-388-0635 we are located at 125 Etowah Center Drive, Etowah, NC 28729. In San Saba, Texas call us at Ph: 325-372-4800 to enroll your child today! 311 N. High St. San Saba, Texas 76877. Thank you for taking the time to visit our site. Please read it thoroughly and feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have.
In Ocoee, Florida Call Ph: 321-443-8077 today! 209 Capitol Court. Ocoee, FL 34761
In Conyers, Georgia Call Ph: 917-929-0078 today!
In Etowah, North Carolina Call Ph: 828-388-0635 today! 125 Etowah Center Drive, Etowah, NC 28729
In San Saba, Texas Call Ph: 325- 372-4800 to enroll your child today! 311 N. High St. San Saba, Texas 76877
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