Ironbear Black Belts
What our students say
Iron Bear had meaningful impact on the quality of my life. I have the confidence to protect myself and my family now In an safe environment of respect, no matter the experience, I (and all others) were treated with respect. (more…)
At Iron Bear Martial Arts you’ll find every instructor is dedicated to the success of each student and as a student you will learn discipline, self respect, respect for others, and that you are truly capable of accomplishing any goal you set for yourself.
Iron Bear Martial Arts has changed my life for the better. From self-discipline, self-confidence, and physical fitness. I am forever thankful for the impact it has had on me and my family.
Saint Marys native Ben Tuttle was a student of Iron Bear Martial Arts from his early grade school years to early junior high. He graduated from Memorial High School in 2015 and now attends Bowling Green State University (more…)
We really enjoy Tae Kwon Do instruction with Mr. Weaver and Mr. Etgen. The instruction they provide enhances us physically and mentally. Physically we attain an improved ability to defend ourselves with our fists and our feet. This is achieved from learning (more…)
I’d like to say that I am very glad that I had the experience of participating in your classes. What started out as just observing my son learning martial arts in your class, progressed to me (at 43 years old!) joining the class and achieving orange belt! (more…)
The training and fundamentals are very inspiring. It took me a long time to move up because the teachers here WANT to produce functional martial artists and disciplined individuals.I have been a part of this family for about 8+ years now and I have taken these fundamentals of discipline and respect (more…)
I traveled to China in September of 2010 to train with Shane Lear owner of Lears Martial Arts, who organized a trip to participate in shoalin-training. Our group of 9 was comprised of very dedicated and hard training practitioners. While at the Shoalin Temple located in beautiful Henan Province nestled below several mountain peaks we […]
Iron Bear Martial Arts (revised November 07, 2017) Beginning students white belt introduction “Welcome to our class and family also known as Siku”! This White Belt Introduction blog will explain what new students should know when joining our martial arts class. Our blog gives the policies at our school as well as what to expect at […]
What to know about a tournament (we do not require students to compete, this guide is only for our student that wants to compete) 1. Always show the utmost respect for all higher belts at a tournament. Always answer yes sir or yes ma’am. 2. Bow and never turn your back to any black belt […]