Atlanta Extreme Warrior Martial Arts has served the Roswell, Marietta, Woodstock, Sandy Springs, Acworth, Kennesaw, Powder Springs, and Alpharetta communities since 2010. Master Joe Corley has more than four decades of instruction experience and believes in the principle of “Doing the right thing for the right reasons and with the right principles.” Atlanta Extreme Warrior offers Krav Maga self-defense basic and advanced courses for adults, including mixed and women’s-only classes. It also offers whole-family classes and multiple kids classes for 2½ -year-olds all the way up to 17-year-olds, teaching its younger students how to overcome the influential onslaught of social media. Other options in Atlanta Extreme Warrior’s curriculum for kids include an after-school program and summer camps.
Marietta, GA(404) 502-3777
Crabapple Martial Arts Academy opened in Alpharetta in 2013 with the mission of providing innovative, relevant, sustainable, and accessible martial arts and fitness programs that empower students for life in the North Fulton, Cherokee, and Forsyth counties. Its instructors instill life skills such as confidence, discipline, self-defense, goal-setting and leadership to both kids and adults who also learn to take personal responsibility for their results. Crabapple offers a blend of karate and jujitsu in which adults improve their health and energy, decrease their stress and become empowered through their self-defense skills. Younger students get the physical activity they need and the proper tools to succeed as they grow older. Crabapple also has women’s self-defense classes, birthday parties, spring and summer camps, and free-trial sessions.
Alpharetta, GA(770) 645-0930
The Welch Martial Art Experience is a Sandy Springs-based facility founded in 2003 that strives to provide a holistic training method to address the overall health required to harness exercise, nutrition, and martial arts techniques in harmonious balance in heightening emotional and spiritual well-being. The Welch Experience targets improvements in flexibility, balance, strength, heart rate, and endurance while ensuring its participating students have fun in the journey. Among the disciplines The Welch Experience teaches are Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Wing Chung, Tai Chi and Qigong, Kali, Hapkido, and Capoeira. Its programs are customizable to accommodate all fitness and experience levels, and The Welch Experience also works with individuals to overcome personal challenges and unlock their true potential.
Sandy Springs, GA(470) 355-8121
Tommy Cho Martial Arts serves Marietta and surrounding areas, taking a personalized approach with each student to develop the most beneficial workout routine to match specific goals. Owner Tommy Cho and his staff combine exercise, nutrition and healthy-lifestyle practices to help kids and adults improve all aspects of their physical and mental well-being. Owner Tommy Cho is a seventh-degree black-belt master, is the founder of Ho Shin Do karate, and has 25 years experience teaching in East Cobb and 14 years experience in jujitsu. Tommy Cho Martial Arts’ philosophy promotes courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and an indomitable spirit; its students profess to an improved physical, mental and spiritual makeup though its instruction.
Marietta, GA(770) 977-9400
True Strength Mixed Martial Arts is part of the North Atlanta community, assisting students with their self-defense, self-improvement and fitness needs. Its instructors work together to help pupils increase self-awareness and confidence. True Strength has adult classes in boxing, tactical defense training, Muay Thai, and karate; all classes help with fitness levels, self-defense, prevention and de-escalation tactics, and competition preparation. Children’s karate classes help develop their discipline, focus, respect, honor, and integrity while neutralizing bullies; and adult boot camps, cardio kickboxing, and personal training also are available. True Strength offers free first classes, burn about 800 to 1,000 calories per session, and provide instructors who strive to help students learn something about themselves through martial arts training.
Roswell, GA(678) 878-3793
White Tiger Martial Arts provides quality instruction and service with an emphasis on each student’s overall health and well-being in the North Atlanta area. White Tiger’s children's programs give instruction to 3-year-olds and up, striving to practice good-behavior skills, build coordination and balance, increase focus, provide year-round activity, teach positive lessons and life-saving skills, develop memory skills, and instill a daily rewards system. It also has Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido programs for adults that stress fitness and self-defense techniques, and family Tae Kwon Do that fosters honesty, respect, trust, courtesy, loyalty and cooperation in a safe and nurturing environment. White Tiger also has after-school programs, birthday and Halloween parties, black-belt ceremonies, tournament-participation and Olympic-style training.
Marietta, GA(770) 578-8000