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Owner and Chief Instructor at

the Traditional Martial Arts Center

6th Degree Black Belt

Who We Are

Martial arts is something we use to improve ourselves and our lives. For a child being bullied, it's an opportunity to stand up for themself, and gain self-confidence and pride. For an adult lacking passion and drive, it's an opportunity to really put your heart into something - and reap the rewards of that hard work. And for the person who wants the ability to protect themselves and their loved ones - it's an opportunity to add safety, self-defense, and courage to his or her life.


Everyone here at the Traditional Martial Arts Center is here to help you! Our staff will be with you every step of the way. Whatever your goals might be, we will guide you and assist you in every way we can. We really believe in what we're doing here at the Traditional Martial Arts Center, and want you to be a part of it.


We want our students to feel comfortable in class and to really get the most out of their time spent here. Our staff of instructors will guide you in becoming the best you can be. You will acquire a significant amount of skills and techniques that will benefit you greatly, both during class and outside of class. Our students will train, progress, and achieve here at the Traditional Martial Arts Center.



About Master Susan Jackson

Ms. Jackson has been training, competing and teaching the Martial Arts for over 30 years. She is ranked as a Roku Dan (6th Degree) in Zen-do Kai under Master Robert Gifford, Houston, TX and is a Rokudan (6th Degree) in Tang Soo Do under Master Robert Marn and the late Grandmaster Chuck Blackburn. She teaches and is the Chief Instructor at the Traditional Martial Arts Center in Orlando, FL.

Over the years she has competed in many tournaments in Texas and Florida in forms, weapons and sparring. But her real passion for the martial arts is teaching and encouraging students to expand their knowledge, understanding of the art and martial skills. In twenty three years at the Gotha location, Master Jackson has trained thousands of students and promoted over forty to black belt and advanced black belt rank. She has been recognized in the ZDK system as Woman of the Year, Instructor of the Year, Competitor of the year and SSS Instructor and certified as a Master level Instructor. In the Spiritual Martial Arts Association she has been Outstanding Student and Black belt of the year and also certified as a Master level Instructor.

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Traditional Martial Arts Center
2220 Hempel Ave. 
Gotha, FL 34734
(407) 290-8049

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