About Us

Johnson’s ATA has been Sioux City’s premier martial arts academy since 2001. We offer a variety of training programs including Taekwondo and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. We pride ourselves on our professional instruction with several award-winning instructors. Most importantly, we pride ourselves on our fun, welcoming atmosphere. Everyone's welcome here - and we have no doubt you'll love it and fit right in.

Meet Ryan Johnson
Owner at Johnson's ATA Martial Arts in Sioux City, IA
5th Degree Black Belt

Mr. Johnson started his Taekwondo journey when he was 8 years old. He purchased a karate book at the local book fair and told his mom that he wanted to do Karate. He has been a member of the American Taekwondo Association ever since.

He has been teaching martial arts for over 25 years and is currently a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. He has trained in several other styles as well, including Sanow Jiu-Jitsu (black belt), Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (blue belt, one stripe), Judo, Kendo and Krav Maga. He has been a successful tournament competitor, including several times Iowa State Champion and a fourth-place finish at the ATA World Championships.

He went to college at Iowa State University in Ames and graduated with a degree in Business. He started Johnson’s ATA in 2001 and has been selected as a Regional Instructor of the year 5 times since then.

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Martial Arts
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Martial Arts
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How to Get Started

Come join our Sioux City, IA facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Krav Maga, Adult Martial Arts, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and Gracie Bully Proof . Choose a program that most interests you and take the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (712) 224-2232 if you have any further questions. We hope to speak with you soon!