Great Lakes Martial Arts was started in Bay Village, Ohio in February of 2000. The school's owners and master instructors all live in the city of Bay Village, which makes us locally owned and operated.
Our staff of instructors have been training and teaching together since 1993 in the Korean art of Hapkdo. This long training relationship has established a strong foundation for our school. The school's instructors have over 75 combined years of martial arts training and over 50 combined years teaching the arts to students ages 5 through adult.
Our school and its instructors are known and respected throughout the comrnunity for our compassion and dedication to our student's success in Life and the Arts. VVe at Great Lakes Martial Arts follow and operate under the 3 principles of respect, honor, and integrity.
Our goal is to maintain a family environment while preserving traditional martial arts.