Who We Are
Ellendale Martial Arts Academy has a strong lineage of traditional martial arts and is a satellite gym under Strongheart Martial Arts Academy (SMAA) in Aberdeen, SD. SMAA is under the direction of 6th degree Master Instructor Nathan Schutz, South Dakota Regional Director of the Greenquist Academy Association. We are a proud member of the Greenquist Academy Taekwondo Association under the direction of 9th degree Grand Master Eric Greenquist, Vice President of the United States Chang Moo Kwan Taekwondo Union (USCTU).
Greenquist Academy Taekwondo Association is a member of the USCTU, the third largest martial arts Association in the United States. Its headquarters are in Moorehead, MN, and has over 8,000 members.
The USCTU is a member of the World Chang Moo Kwan, one of the 13 original schools of Taekwondo to come together to form a unified Taekwondo in the Kukkiwon. It has its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.