The Martial Arts Fitness Academy is a leader in Florida, providing state-of-the-art martial arts training for all ages.

We have several programs for a variety of purposes, ranging from basic martial arts.



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Martial Arts Fitness Academy

The Martial Arts Fitness Academy is a leader in Florida, providing state-of-the-art martial arts training for all ages. We offer a variety of programs such as Kickboxing, Taekwondo, After School Pick Up, Combat Fitness, Mixed Martial Arts, & HaganaH (Israeli Self-Defense).

We are committed to serving the Tallahassee area by providing effective self-defense training and fun, high intensity fitness training to all ages and fitness levels. We also teach students the skills they need to put their best foot forward: RESPECT, SELF-DISCIPLINE, COURTESY, and the value and rewards of working hard to achieve your GOALS. It's all in a positive family-oriented atmosphere. Visit or call us today and schedule your FREE trial!



About ATA

Like any martial art properly taught and properly practiced, Taekwondo is a non-agressive and ethical system of self-defense.

Taekwondo developed from humble beginnings over 1,000 years ago and has since spread internationally to become one of the world's most successful and popular martial arts. Its practitioners enjoy physical and mental discipline, as well as excellent fitness and the ability to defend themselves if necessary. Taekwondo is not only a combat sport, but is also a way of life for enthusiasts around the globe.

The word Taekwondo itself is made up of three Chinese/Korean words: Tae, meaning to kick or jump; Kwon, meaning fist or hand; and Do, which means "the way." Loosely (if not literally), it can be thought of as "The Way of the Hand and Foot.

While famous for its wide range of kicks, Taekwondo also emphasizes breaking power, such as splitting wood and bricks using only the bare hands and feet. Training involves a variety of techniques, to include punching, kicking, dodging, jumping, parrying and blocking. Taekwondo also focuses on sparring and learning formal patterns of movement called forms.

The style of Taekwondo supported by the ATA is known as Songahm Taekwondo, a style specifically developed over 20 years' time by Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee to make it accessible to anyone willing to learn, and to truly reflect Taekwondo and the strength and beauty of its kicking techniques.

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