Upcoming Dates: Saturday May 22nd, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday May 22nd, 10 - 11 am Community FREE self-defense class Saturday May 22nd, 1 pm Color Belt Test Saturday May 29th, New Mexico Tournament Saturday June 12th, 1 - 3 pm ITF America Workshop online via Zoom for all PMA plaque holders and instructors Saturday June 19th, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday June 19th, 9 AM-Noon Open Floor Wednesday June 23rd, Zumba Dance Party benefiting Heroes Foundation, Patriotic themed 7 pm Saturday June 26th, Lone Star Invitational Tournament at PMA Monday June 28th - Sunday July 4th, Closed for the week Saturday July 10, Instructor meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday July 10, 9 am - Noon Open Floor Saturday July 10, 1-3 pm ITF America Workshop online via Zoom for all PMA plaque holders and instructors Friday July 16th-Sunday July 18th, Patterns Workshop with Master Nunez (more information to follow) Saturday July 17th, Black Belt Test Sunday July 18th, Blood Drive at PMA 10 am - 4 pm Saturday August 7, Instructor Meeting (breakfast provided) Saturday August 7, Open Floor 9 am - Noon Saturday August 7, Color Belt Test 1 pm Saturday August 14, ITF TKD nonprofit garage sale Saturday August 14, ITF America training 1 - 3 pm Saturday August 21, Eagle TKD tournament

Special Needs Martial Arts Instructor

Kids Martial Arts near Midlothian

Mr. Jason Allen

Jason Allen started training in ITF Taekwondo at Cross Martial Arts Center of Midlothian, Texas, where he earned the rank of 2nd Dan in August of 2012. He became interested in Taekwondo after his sons, Jackson and Jaycee, started training in 2005. Jason began teaching the family class and the advanced class at Cross Martial Arts when he achieved his 1st Dan in August 2010. Jason started training at Poteet Martial Arts in October of 2013. He has completed the IIC in Denver in 2010 and At sea in 2016. Jason teaches the Special Needs class with Mrs. Sarah McGinley.

In addition to Taekwondo, Jason is a Platform Tech Lead at Southwest Airlines for the past 16 years. He served in the Air Force as active duty from 1992-2000 and reserve from 2000-2002. He was stationed at Shepard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX, Rhein-Mein Air Force Base in Germany, and lastly, Altus, Oklahoma. He is a native of Midlothian, TX and a graduate of 1992.  He received his Associates in Science in 2009 from Navarro College. Jason also spent time coaching both of his sons soccer teams from 2000-2009. He is also a pen pal to Amni in Mali, Africa who is 11 and shares his birthdate. This is a ministry through World Vision. 

Jason has been married to Becky since 1992 and they have two sons, Jaycee and Jackson, who are also black belts in ITF Taekwondo. He enjoys computers, Sci-Fi shows, spending time with his family, and traveling. He plans on testing for his 3rd Dan in July of 2016. Mr. Jason is currently a 3rd Degree Black Belt.


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