Martial Arts

Learn self defense and martial arts from certified instructors with years of competitive and training experience.


Great Exercise

Want to get in shape?  Martial arts is a great way to get in shape while learning great self defense skills and having fun.

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Fun for Adults and Kids

Taekwondo is accessible for students of all ages.  Learn defense, discipline, and self-esteem skills while having a great time.

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Fireball Taekwondo Academy (FTA) is a member of Taekwondo America (TA), a national organization with many participating schools across the United States. All schools that are members of the TA organization adhere to the same professional guidelines ensuring the high standards by which we teach, promote students in rank, and project our image and reputation within the community remain consistent from school to school, even though every TA school is not a franchise, but is independently owned.

Fireball Taekwondo Academy is a safe, positive, fun and family –oriented environment. Fireball Taekwondo believe that the Student Tenets of Taekwondo ─ Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit ─ apply to behavior in our school, home and education schools as well as general public area. We applied the Tenants on our workout floor.

Class & Events Calendar

Thu 25

Junior – Beginner(s) Class

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 25

Junior Intermediate/Advanced Class

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Fri 26

Junior – Beginner(s) Class

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Fireball Academy is A1! Mrs. Cara Kimer puts her heart & soul into her students. Our 9 year old twins started over a year ago. They are now working on their Sr. Blue belts. They absolutely love it! This gives them physical exercise & discipline. We highly recommend Fireball Taekwondo Academy.

J. Estridge

Black Belt Conference(Upcoming)

Black Belt Conference May 26th through May 28th 2017: Black Belt Conference in Sawgrass Marriott Golf and Spa Resort located at 1000 PGA Tour Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082. Deadline is April 25th. .    

Promotional Rank Testing

Promotional Rank Testing is on June 10th, 2017 at 9 am. The testing is located at Fireball Taekwondo Academy at 1050 W. Main Street North, Locust, NC.  All ranks should arrive at 8:30 to 8:45 am to warm-up, practice your forms and one-steps. Good luck!

Summer Camp 2017

Summer Camp is coming!! We are having two camps this summer. The first one is on June 26th through 30th and the second one is on July 24th through 28th. We will be doing mostly field trips to Defy Gravity, Laser Tag, Extreme Skating, Bowling at Dave and Busters,...