Mike Ashwood, owner and 5th Degree Black Belt, has been involved in karate for more than 25 years. He was selected by World Champion Kick Boxer and Boxer Troy Dorsey to run his Dallas school from 1998 through 2003, but now runs his own school ("dojo") in Forney. Mr. Ashwood is an excellent teacher and competitor. Highly skilled, dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring, the Ashwoods have opened a great opportunity to Forney and the surrounding area. Mike and Tonya have 3 children of their own, all of which have achieved their Black Belts.
Our qualified, outgoing and energetic instructors have advanced training and continue to upgrade their skills. They have a sincere interest in your self-improvement, and in helping you reach your personal goals. Classes can be intense workouts and offer exciting programs for adults, children and families. Our convenient and flexible scheduling has been designed with our students in mind. We also offer inspirational newsletters to keep you focused and motivated, and will be updating this web site with pertinent information, including pictures of students and outstanding performances.
Our Black Belt School is dedicated to helping others develop confidence through self-defense skills. Our modern teaching techniques focus on the nature and structure of conflicts and how we can resolve them peacefully. Safety is always our greatest concern. We have a genuine interest in our students' progress and development. Our staff is willing to "go the extra mile" for you.