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CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM

Individuals who have achieved the rank of 1st degree Black Belt, and who are at least 16 years of age, with a minimum one year of training in our program, are eligible to be invited to join our team as a certified instructor. Members of the instructor team assist with and teach classes each week and are required to complete a minimum number of service and continuing education hours each year to renew their certification.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Our leadership team is a mentor program for students who wish to develop traits of a team leader. Students who are at least 10 years of age and who have achieved the rank of Blue Belt are eligible to be invited as a member of our Junior Leadership Team. Students who participate on the Leadership Team assist our certified instructors with classes each week and have opportunities to develop a sense of responsibility in team objectives. Leadership Team Members participate in competitions, classes on the mat, and in our community. Students are required to complete a minimum number of service and continuing education classes each year to renew their leadership team status.

Meet Our Team

Ed Rose's Martial Arts Academy Meet Our Team

Master Ed Rose

Owner & Head Instructor, Certified 6th Degree Black Belt

Our team is led by Master Ed Rose, certified 6th degree Black Belt with over 25 years of experience teaching martial arts. Master Rose is a hands-on instructor, teaching the majority of the classes each day at the academy. Master Rose incorporates a variety of skills into Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy in Ft. Oglethorpe’s Taekwondo program, including escape skills, jiu jitsu, street combatives, and kickboxing drills into our classes. 
 
 
 
 

Ed Rose's Martial Arts Academy Meet Our Team

Achievements

Master Ed Rose has been training in martial arts for over 20 years and has been an instructor for 19 of those. Master Rose is a 6th Degree Black Belt Certified Instructor and has trained under Grandmaster Rick Hall in Hixson, who for over 30 years has been serving the Chattanooga area with the finest in martial arts training. Master Rose took over the Fort Oglethorpe Academy in 2010 and is celebrating his 10th anniversary at the academy this year!
 
 
Master Rose is a business partner with several elementary schools in the Catoosa County area, and in 2017 was presented with the prestigious Robert Hitchcox Champion Award for being a Champion for Children in Catoosa County by Superintendent Mrs. Denia Reese.
 
 
 

Ed Rose's Martial Arts Academy Meet Our Team

Qualifications

“It was a special honor for me to receive this award. I had the privilege of knowing Mr. Hitchcox several years prior to his passing, and his granddaughter had also trained with me and received her black belt.” – Master Ed Rose
 
 
Master Rose has also trained under GrandMaster He-Young Kimm for many years. Dr. Kimm is a 10th Degree Black Belt and the founder of the art of Han Mu Do. Dr. Kimm is internationally recognized as one of the pioneers who brought taekwondo to the United States in the 1960’s, and is the world’s foremost Korean martial arts historian. Master Rose is honored to have trained under such historic martial artists, and assisted Dr. Kimm with many of his seminars as an instructor.
 
 
 

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Ed Rose's Martial Arts Academy

1030 Battlefield Parkway Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

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