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Jonesboro Tae Kwon Do Hapkido Studio
Ed MacLucas has operated Jonesboro Tae Kwon Do Hapkido Studio since 1993, and is currently located in Jonesborough, TN – United States
Jonesboro Tae Kwon Do Hapkido Studio focuses on teaching Children and Adults, the art of Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Combatives for Adults, and has been in business since 1993.
Currently Jonesboro Tae Kwon Do Hapkido Studio has roughly 25 active students.
Small studio with approximately a 20x20ft mat space for classes.
Ed, the owner has an accomplished martial arts background.
Master Ed MacLucas is the owner and senior instructor. He is a retired special education teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience, 30 years of Tae Kwon Do experience and has run the only martial arts studio in Jonesborough for 21 years.
Q & A With Ed MacLucas
Do You Have a Black Belt Club/Master Club/Leadership Program (etc.)? – No
Are You Currently an AMS Member? – No
Do You Currently Use Any School Management Software Applications? – No
Do You Currently Provide Transported After School Programs?
Do You Currently Provide a Student Newsletter to Your Students (and Prospects)?
Do You Use the “Enrollment Card” Promotion to Drive New Students into the School Each Month?
Is Your Martial Arts School Website Optimized for Lead Generation?
How Many Leads Does Your Website Generate Each Month? –
What Are the Biggest Successes and Breakthroughs You’ve Had Growing Your School? – We have had three Hapkido schools that our former students have opened. We have been the only martial arts studio in Jonesborough for 21 years.
What Have Been Your Most Successful Marketing Systems/Strategies Over the Last 12 Months? – Students that have referred family members and friends to our school.
What Are Your Developmental Goals for the Next 5 Years?
Continue teaching students the styles that we offer and hopefully increase our number of students.
Biggest Challenges You Face Growing Your School
Students leaving to play other sports and not coming back. The economy isn’t ideal for an extra-curricular activities since they are viewed as luxuries.