Iron Dragon Martial Arts A community martial arts center specializing in Taekwon-Do. We are located in Blackwell Square shopping center.
Iron Dragon Martial Arts was established in 2001. We have trained hundreds of children and adults in traditional martial arts techniques and philosophies.
We offer true Martial Arts training in Marietta, Georgia.
Traditional techniques with years of success for everyday awareness and fitness. Try our 6 week introduction program and see the difference!Learn more
Building a stronger community, one student at a time.
Individual attention helps you develop the focus to be disciplined. You gain respect, confidence, self-esteem & leadership skills.Learn more
Our dojang is located in Blackwell Square, at the corner of Canton Road and Blackwell Road.Map
Taekwondo teaches the foundation of good sportsmanship by teaching the five core tenets. Our students are instilled with respect for one's self and others as they train in a safe, family-oriented, drug free environment with positive role models.
Courtesy - Showing respect for yourself and others
Integrity - Honesty and truthfulness in all matters
Perseverance - Never giving up
Self-Control - Mastering our emotions and actions
Indomitable Spirit - Undefeatable attitude
Train with us!
What are you waitng for? It is time to get started on your path to Black Belt. The sooner you take the first step, the sooner you will benefit from the physical and mental aspects of Martial Arts.
Founder / Black Belt 9th Degree
Iron Dragon Martial Arts is proudly led by Grandmaster Mickens. He is a strong leader and under his watchful eyes many students have risen to black belt level.
He began training with his mentor, Grandmaster S. R. Moreland in 1976. He has earned black belts in TaeKwonDo, Hopkido & HoShinDo. Through the years he has won many local, Regional and National Championships including Grand Champion at the American International Tournament. Most recently he was inducted into the 2015 Korean Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame. His goal is to share his vast knowledge and experience with every student. Starting with basic martial arts physical & mental techniques each student is taught at their own pace. With each achievement their foundation grows stronger and the addition of real world self-defense is added. Grandmaster Mickens believes in and lives by the tenets of martial arts. Parents share great appreciation for his mentoring spirit with their children where he shows patience, perseverance, preciseness, and kindness.2015 Korean Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame
Martial Arts training builds self-confidence and self-esteem. It also improves concentration which will lead to better self-discipline and focus which leads to improvements in school grades for children. Physical and mental fitness work together for improved balance, coordination, increased flexibility and many other benefits.
Our monthly dues and special family rates are the best in the area. Each additional family member lowers the rate. We don't have yearly contracts, you pay monthly as you train.
By practicing the tenants: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, and Indomitable Spirit, our students become good role models and will set an example for others to follow. The true philosophy of martial arts is not only to have good physical condition but to also become an honorable human being. Martial arts training offers athletic activity that develops a combination of balance, coordination and flexibility while instilling a sense of self discipline that can carry over into all aspects of life. Everyone can benefit from martial arts training! Our practicing students, ages 4.5 - 74 encourage you to join them.Learn more
The forms we teach are traditional International Taekwon-Do Federation forms. All Forms and techniques are taught to each individual student's potential and physical ability.
The Amazing IDMA Team
One of the esteemed Master Black Belt adults is always on the floor to lead and assist in class instruction. Through commitment, repetition, and individual mentoring, they work hard to bring out the individual best of each student.
Grand Master Mickens Instructor / Black Belt 9th Degree
Master Raper Instructor / Black Belt 6th Degree
Master Dyer Instructor / Black Belt 6th Degree
Master Opazo Instructor / Black Belt 6th Degree
Master Holloway Instructor / Black Belt 6th Degree
Master Rumley Instructor / Black Belt 4th Degree
Master Finch Instructor / Black Belt 4th Degree
Master Croft Instructor / Black Belt 4th Degree
Mark Cobb Instructor / Black Belt 3rd Degree
Georgia Cooper Instructor / Black Belt 2nd Degree
Gary Williams Asst. Instructor / Black Belt
Laurie Genevish Asst. Instructor / Black Belt
Scott Genevish Asst. Instructor / Black Belt
Sheryl Kennedy Asst. Instructor / Black Belt
Charles Gay Asst. Instructor / Black Belt
Our Training Programs
Our Little Dragon program is for students 4, 5 and 6 years of age. The classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday at 5:00 PM.
The Dragon program student may train 2 days per week and is ideal for the beginner as well as busy athletes. Choose 2 days from M, T, Th, F to train weekly.
The Iron program student may train up to 5 days per week. M, T, Th, F & 8:30am Saturday is also available.
On Wednesdays, we have Advanced Controlled Movement training. There are two class levels for qualified students. See manager for details.
The Platinum program for qualified advanced students, is an unlimited program that allows training in all classes.
We also occasionally have seminars. See the manager and/or posted flyers and check facebook for announcements of these seminars.
Have questions about how to get started?
Send us a note, we will be alerted via email, and will respond to you as quickly as we can.
You can also contact us by phone at: 678-354-0605 (If no answer, please leave a voice message) or stop by during our business hours (Monday-Friday 4:30-7:00PM & Saturday 8-10AM).