About Us

Owner & Chief Instructor:

Master Doug Stewart
6th Degree Black Belt
ATA Master
Certified ATA Instructor
ATA National Judge
Chief Instructor and Owner ATA Delaware

Master Doug Stewart was inducted as an ATA Master in June 2007. He is the owner and Chief Instructor of ATA Delaware Newark, Bear, and Middletown.

Newark School:

Mr SmithMr. Matt Smith
4th Degree Black Belt
Certified ATA Instructor

Matt Smith is a fifth degree black belt certified instructor and head instructor of the ATA Delaware, Newark location. Mr. Smith began his Taekwondo journey in January 1995. He received his first degree black belt in August of 1997. His accomplishments include becoming a Certified instructor in 2003, a fourth degree black belt at Fall Nationals in Orlando in 2006, and Delaware State Champion in 2001, 2002, and 2004. Mr. Smith is also a certified Protech instructor teaching single and double weapons, PPCT, Bully Education, and kids’ safety programs.

Middletown School:

mr kirkMr. Nathan Kirk
3rd Degree Black Belt
Certified ATA Instructor

Mr. Kirk is the instructor at the ATA Delaware Middletown location. Mr. Kirk started his schooling in Taekwondo in 2001, received his first degree black belt in 2004 and certified as an instructor in 2007. Mr. Kirk is certified in protech for: Groundfighting level 1 and 2, jointlock manipulation, and gumdo. Mr. Kirk has been state champion in 2005,2006,2008 and 2009.


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