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Welcome to The Black Belt Center

Join us at The Black Belt Center, where every kick and punch fosters not just skill but a stronger community in Orlando, FL.

Explore Our Family-Friendly Martial Arts Programs

Kid's Karate Classes

Our Martial Arts for Kids program offer a fun and engaging environment for children to learn discipline, self-defense, and teamwork. Perfect for ages 5 and up!

Family Martial Arts

Strengthen family bonds while learning martial arts together. Our Family Martial Arts program is designed for all ages, making it easy for everyone to participate.

Teen Self-Defense

Equip your teens with the skills to protect themselves and boost their confidence. Our Teen Self-Defense classes focus on practical, age-appropriate techniques.

Adult Martial Arts

Tailored for adults of any skill level, our classes promote physical fitness, mental clarity, and a deep sense of community.

Meet Our Dedicated Team

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Master Mike Hartman

Chief Instructor

With over 20 years of experience, Master Mike Hartman leads our dojo with passion and a deep commitment to community development through martial arts.

Ms. Linda Kim

Assistant Instructor

Ms. Kim specializes in teaching young children, fostering discipline and confidence with a gentle, encouraging approach.

Sensei Carlos Ruiz

Senior Instructor

Sensei Carlos brings a wealth of knowledge in self-defense techniques and has been pivotal in expanding our adult classes.

Coach Sarah Bennett

Fitness Trainer

Coach Bennett integrates strength and conditioning into martial arts training, helping students achieve peak physical fitness.

Mr. Henry Cho

Weapons Expert

Mr. Cho offers specialized training in traditional martial arts weapons, enhancing the martial arts curriculum with his expertise.

Ms. Emily Watson

Program Coordinator

Ms. Watson organizes community outreach programs and workshops, ensuring our school remains a supportive fixture in McDonough, GA.

What Our Community Says

Joining Black Belt Center has not only improved my physical health but also instilled a sense of discipline and respect in me that extends beyond the dojo. It’s a cornerstone of our community here in McDonough.
Emily Johnson, Student
As a parent, seeing my child grow in confidence and skill has been incredibly rewarding. The supportive environment at Black Belt Center is something we cherish deeply.
Mark Thompson, Parent
The instructors at Black Belt Center genuinely care about community and personal growth. My two children have become more focused and respectful, and they’ve made friends in a safe, welcoming space.
Linda Walters, Parent

Upcoming Community Events

Family Self-Defense Workshop

Join us for a family-friendly workshop focusing on basic self-defense techniques. Perfect for all ages!

Saturday, October 14th, 2023


Junior Belt Ceremony

Celebrate the achievements of our young martial artists as they advance to their next belt level.

Sunday, November 5th, 2023


Open House Event

Explore what Black Belt Center has to offer during our open house. Meet instructors, tour our facilities, and see live demonstrations.

Saturday, November 18th, 2023


Women’s Self-Defense Seminar

This seminar is designed to empower women with practical skills and confidence to defend themselves.

Thursday, December 7th, 2023


Explore Our Community Engagement

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Join Our Community

Experience the spirit of martial arts with a free trial class at Black Belt Center.