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How Do I Start?

How Do I Start

Our Tae Kwon Do classes are physically demanding, but structured to create a fun and rewarding experience. Come see for yourself, there is no obligation or cost.

Class Schedules

Class Schedule

With Multiple locations in Central Iowa, find a branch convenient for you and see what we're all about.

Our Instructors


Our black belts have spent many years committed to the art of Tae Kwon Do and enjoy sharing their skills and passing it on to their students.

Two Rivers History

Trma History

Two Rivers Martial Arts teaches traditional Tae Kwon Do and self-defense, but we are not a traditional martial arts school.

Latest News

Weather cancellation policy: If the public school district where a TRMA branch is located cancels classes or evening activities, then our branch is closed as well. We will also try to post cancellations here and on Facebook.

Weekly Little Dragons class for 4-6 year olds to start March 5th in Indianola.
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Seminar with Grandmaster Bill "Superfoot" Wallace - date and location to be announced.
Hosted by Gibson's branch of Jung's Taekwondo.

Heritage Tae Kwon Do tournament in Bethany, MO on March 21st.
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2020 Pil Sung tournament will be April 25th at Valley Southwoods High School in West Des Moines.

Two Rivers, featured in TaeKwonDo Times.
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Our Beginning

Two Rivers traces its roots to the Eric Heintz Black Belt Academy, and through Master Heintz, to Grandmaster Woo Jin Jung of Jung's Tae Kwon Do in Cedar Rapids.

Master Heintz ran a traditional Tae Kwon Do school in the typical manner. He was one of Master Jung's best students and taught Tae Kwon Do at the YMCA.


Volunteering and Donations!

If you are looking for a good cause, please consider Two Rivers Martial Arts as we are always looking to improve our organization and aid our communities.

Training Program

Tae Kwon Do

To try out our club and the art of Tae Kwon Do, just come to a few classes!

Black Belt Youth Group

The school's Black Belt Youth Group is open to all Youth Black Belts.

Martial Spirit

This is a formal martial art class that can be started at any time.


Kobudo is an ancient art of Okinawan Weaponry.

Tai Chi

This class is currently offered to Two Rivers Martial Arts black belts.

Self Defense

Two Rivers Martial Arts Self Defense curriculum was created by Master Deaton.


Our Grand Masters

Grandmaster Mcbroom

Grandmaster Brett McBroom

8th Dan

Grandmaster McBroom began training with Master Heintz in the early 1980s. He is one of the primary instructors at the Winterset...
Grandmaster Gonzalez

Grandmaster Steve Gonzalez

8th Dan

Grandmaster Gonzalez started training with Master Heintz in the mid 1980s. He earned his 8th Dan in December 2016.
Grandmaster Deaton

Grandmaster Brad Deaton

8th Dan

Grandmaster Deaton began training with Master Heintz in 1986. Grandmaster Deaton earned his 8th Dan in December 2016.

Our Masters

Master Williams

Master Anita Williams

7th Dan

Master Williams began training with Master Heintz in 1987 and earned her 7th Dan in December 2016.
Master Ferguson

Master Dwayne Ferguson

7th Dan

Master Ferguson began training with Master Heintz in 1989 and earned his 7th Dan in December 2016.
Master Siever

Master Bryan Siever

6th Dan

Master Siever began training with Master Heintz in the spring of 1993. He earned his 6th Dan in December of 2016.
Master Roger Netsch

Master Roger Netsch

6th Dan

Master Netsch began his training with Two Rivers and earned his 6th Dan in December 2016.