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Pride Karate

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CONFIDENCE BUILDING MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES IN SMITHVILLE

We Help Parents Raise Confident Leaders & Adults Reach Their True Potential!

Getting Started is Easy:

1. Redeem Web Special
2. Schedule 1st Class
3. Begin Martial Arts!

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to achieve your fitness goals while learning how to protect yourself?

Pride Martial Arts Owner

Hi, I'm Joshua Palmer.

I KNOW HOW DIFFICULT AND CONFUSING FINDING A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL CAN BE.

I remember when I was a child, feeling uncertainty about beginning martial arts. I wondered if I had what it took to succeed and I wasn’t the most athletic or confident child - quite the opposite. Little did I know that beginning my martial arts journey would be one of the most profound experiences of my life!

When I opened my school I made a commitment to serving and empowering the community of Smithville by teaching children and adults the confidence, leadership, and fitness skills that can only be achieved through martial arts.

WE SHARE & TEACH THE SAME VALUES YOU TEACH AT HOME.

Our programs have a strong focus on personal development. The foundations of our morals, values and core character traits are formed in our early years. For this reason, the programs at Pride Martial Arts are an essential way to enhance the growth and personal development of young students of all ages. 

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TRADITIONAL MEETS MODERN: SELF DEFENSE & AWARENESS SKILLS FOR THE REAL WORLD

You may have experienced boredom with your usual fitness routine or reached a plateau in your performance or physical fitness results. Our adult programs are the perfect alternative to a boring gym routine, as they help you develop into your maximum potential both physically and mentally by providing real-life self-defense strategies in a fun, focused environment. 

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ATA Tigers

4-6 Yrs

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Karate for Kids

7-12

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Teen Martial Arts

13-17

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Adult Martial Arts

18+

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Getting Started is Easy!

1

Select a Program

2

Redeem Trial Offer

3

Begin Martial Arts!

Our Smithville Facility

• 800 Square-Foot Main Training Area With 30 Foot Ceilings
• Century Puzzle Mats for Maximum Safety
• Climate-Controlled Training Room & Waiting Area
• Open Seating for Parents & Spectators
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Equipped for Special Events Such as Workshops, Parties & Seminars

What Makes Pride Martial Arts Different From other Karate & Taekwondo Schools?

The country’s largest martial arts organization.

130,000 active members and over 1 million students trained since 1969.

Each instructor has passed an intensive certification process based on 40 years of tradition, research and development.

The Pride Martial Arts Promise:

To Train in the
Highest Quality Martial Arts
Program Available

To Focus On
Personal Development
In a Positive Environment

To Offer Programs
Accessible & Enjoyable
by People of Any Age

WHAT IS SONGAHM TAEKWONDO?

Songahm Taekwondo is the style of martial arts practiced by ATA Martial Arts students.
The journey from White Belt to Black Belt (10 belts total) is one of incremental learning and skill development that students of any age any fitness level can embark on.

FUN, EXCITEMENT & PREPARATION: ATA MARTIAL ARTS TOURNAMENTS!

One of the most fun parts of martial arts training is the ability to test your skills by competing in a tournament. Tournaments are not only fun for competitors, but they also become a great social experience for parents as well! There are currently 130,000 ATA Martial Arts members worldwide. ATA Martial Arts students compete in local tournaments against other ATA schools, advancing from District levels, to State levels, to a yearly Spring National competition in Las Vegas, NV. The competition winners gather at the ATA World Expo Tournament in Little Rock, AR in the summer, competing against finalists from all over the planet in one of largest martial arts competitions in the world.

ATA Timeline

  • Joshua Palmer

    Joshua Palmer

    Chief Instructor

    4th Degree Black Belt

  • Addeline Kelley

    Addeline Kelley

    Tiny Tiger Instructor

    2nd Degree Black Belt

  • Zach Lynn

    Zach Lynn

    K4K & Adult Programs Instructor

    1st Degree Black Belt

Team Members

Chief Instructor Tiny Tiger Instructor K4K & Adult Programs Instructor