Since 1969, ATA Martial Arts has provided its members with a road map to success based on
self-defense, confidence and goal-setting skills.
7516 Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561
For more than three decades we have strived to create an enjoyable environment for students to improve their fitness while building the confidence they can carry into their everyday lives. Our professional instructors go through over 300 hours of training and are ranked and certified by the American Taekwondo Association.
When we opened the Darien school in 1994, we made a commitment to serving and empowering the community. We thrive on teaching children and adults the confidence, leadership, and fitness skills that can only be achieved through martial arts.
• 3,000 Square-Foot Main Training Area With 12 Foot Ceilings
• Puzzle Mats
• Climate-Controlled Training Room & Waiting Area
• Open Seating for Parents & Spectators
• Men's & Women's Changing Rooms
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.
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.
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.