Mr. Rose’s Martial Arts Academy offers Junior Martial Arts classes for ages 5 through 10.  This allows Mr. Rose to teach age specific drills while allowing kids to progress and enjoy themselves.

Why Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy?


Youth really love to participate in this highly energetic, fun, and functional activity. More importantly youth at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts engage in the activities that help improve their cognitive, social, and motor skills during the most important developmental stages of their lives. Taekwondo is a perfect activity that blends the advantages of both art and athletics. Better yet, Taekwondo provides participants with an equal opportunity to advance their skills since no one ever “sits the bench”.

Developing Leaders

Mr. Rose believes in developing the leaders of tomorrow by giving participants the training to learn self-discipline, focus better, listening skills and self-control. These elements are essential in creating the skills and motivation needed to experience success in later years and better grades now. We also believe in creating a strong sense of commitment to community through citizenship and service. Ed Rose’s Taekwondo for youth is built on the solid principles of our tenets: Honor, Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, Courage, Community, Strength, Humility and Knowledge.


Taekwondo helps build confidence, self-esteem, and self-defense skills. Our philosophy and training techniques teach students how to successfully adapt and react to various social environments including the unexpected ones. In fact, the University of West Florida Education Department validated through research that our Taekwondo training enhances social and emotional intelligence. In addition to enhancing social skills, Taekwondo for youth teaches children how to properly protect themselves from threatening situations such as schoolyard bullying. Our program also addresses safety behaviors when confronted by a stranger.

Health & Fitness


It is well documented and an area of growing concern that today’s sedentary lifestyle habits are leading to childhood obesity.   The curriculum and structure of our class ensures that the level of physical activity provides children with the essential ingredients to develop strength, coordination, and agility. It also teaches individuals how to live a healthy life, including the importance of participating in daily exercise and making appropriate nutrition decisions.


Certified Instructors


You can be assured that your kids are receiving the highest quality of instruction. Ed Rose’s Martial Art Instructors are required to be certified and earn continuing education credits to keep up-to-date with the latest policies and teaching methods, ensuring safety and enhanced learning. We recommend that all Instructors in the academy maintain a current CPR and First Aid certification. Ed Rose’s Martial Arts also require academy owners to conduct background checks on all annually-qualified Instructors and academy workers who are 18 years old or older in their academies. Academies place a high priority on protecting the safety of members.








The Benefits Of Martial Arts

Taekwondo is a very systematic martial art from Korea that involves head-height kicks, spinning, jumping, and fast kicking techniques. Taekwondo is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts and one of the more popular forms to learn. Many people enjoy Martial Arts at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy because it involves more than just movement of the body, but also positive training of our spirit and mind.

Improved Focus

Training in Martial Arts takes many people out of their comfort zones. Martial Arts training is physically very dynamic with a lot of active movements and poses from other perspectives. Many parents at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy enjoy enrolling their child in Martial Arts because it is a total learning activity that involves striking, punching, kicking, basic forms, board breaking. This helps a child’s coordination, balance, and physical fitness. Martial Arts also helps students at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy learn self-discipline, respect, and focus. Many parents at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy of Ft. Oglethorpe see an improvement in their child’s learning and an increased attention span and focus in school.

Boosts Self Confidence
Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy is dedicated to empowering you or your child with the confidence and self-esteem needed to succeed in everyday life. Martial Arts can bring out the positive qualities that have always been a part of you or your child, whether that is inner calm, positive mental attitude, patience, or self-discipline. Martial Arts will help you overcome fear, anger and self-doubt, and leave you feeling confident in any situation.
Weight Loss 
Martial Arts training is a total body workout because it involves a lot of explosive kicks, speed, and agility.. At Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body. Child-obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so introducing your child to martial arts is a great way to combat that. In Martial Arts training, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. Taekwondo is a high-energy training class that is great for overall health and/or weight loss.


Positive Social Interaction
Many parents also choose to enroll their children in Martial Arts because it is a great opportunity to make friends. During class, there will be many children kicking and punching together. We create a friendly atmosphere where the children are motivated to help each other achieve their individual goals. Members at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy have become close friends and help each other kick harder, faster, and higher.
Engaging and Fun

Learning Martial Arts at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy will benefit you and your child immensely. Martial Arts training helps build mental toughness, teaches the value of hard work, and gives you the persistence you need in everyday life. Many members at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy have said that Martial Arts training is also a great stress-relief from school or work because it helps take their mind off problems they are facing so they can focus all their thoughts into kicking the target in front of them.


Anti-Bullying Education

Martial Arts at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy in Ft. Oglethorpe is also a great way to help your child with developmental life-skills. It puts them in an atmosphere where they can succeed, gain self-esteem, and learn to never give up. Bullying in schools has become an ever-increasing problem, so giving your child the skills they need to feel confident in redirection and assertiveness. Our students at Ed Rose’s Martial Arts Academy are taught how to redirect verbal assaults and assess situations without needing to physically use their skills.


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Ed Rose's Martial Arts Academy

990 Battlefield Parkway Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742

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