About Gilbert AZ ATA Martial Arts

Welcome to Gilbert AZ ATA, an independently licensed school affiliated with the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) specializing in Songahm Taekwondo.

About our School

The Gilbert location opened its doors October 2012. When you join Gilbert AZ ATA Martial Arts you will be surrounding yourself with some of the best martial artists in the United States. The owners/instructors at the Gilbert location are Master Son Nguyen and 4th degree black belt Peggy Simon. Together they bring you more than 20 years of martial arts experience. We have students of all ages who range from white through black belt, and you will certainly have students in your class just like you working and pursuing their goals.

Our family atmosphere with traditional values will make you feel comfortable while learning the art of Taekwondo. The qualities of courtesy, respect and discipline are reinforced in every class which result in confidence, self defense, improved physical/mental strength, agility and a great group of martial artists who call you friend.

About Gilbert Instructors

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.


About the ATA

The American Taekwondo Association (ATA) is the premier North American organization dedicated to the martial arts discipline of taekwondo and is the founding organization of other international affiliates that include the World Traditional Taekwondo Union (WTTU) and the Songahm Taekwondo Federation (STF).  Our organizations have over 1,500 independently owned and operated licensed schools and clubs in the United States and Worldwide and have registered over one million students since the ATA’s inception in 1969.

 We have a program to fit your needs

Tiger Program

(Ages 3 to 6)


Katate for Kids

(Ages 6 to 12)

Teens & Adults

(Age 13 and above)