Welcome to Richardson's Martial Arts Academy in Philadelphia!

Richardson's Martial Arts Academy  trains students of all ages in the Korean martial art of Tang Soo Do.  

About Our Dojang

Our Classes

We offer training classes to Tiny Tigers (children ages 3-6), Little Dragons (children ages 6-8), Youth (ages 9-13), Mixed adult classes (ages 14-70 and up!), as well as Special Needs classes, Black Belt classes and private lessons. 

Richardson's Martial Arts Academy is a member studio in Region 8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association

Our Instructors

The art of Tang Soo Do is a family affair for the Richardson family.

Our Sah Bum Nim Zuberi Richardson, Sam Dan (3rd degree Black Belt), has been training in and teaching the art of Tang Soo Do for more than 25 years.  

     Mr. Richardson's father, Assistant Instructor Willie Richardson, Sam Dan, is a former U.S. Marine and a retired Philadelphia firefighter.  He also has more than 25 years of experience training in and teaching the art of Tang Soo Do.  

     Mr. Richardson's mother, Margaret Phillips-Richardson, Cho Dan (1st degree Black Belt), is a retired Art Teacher in the Philadelphia School District.  She also has more than 25 years of training and teaching experience in the art of Tang Soo Do and has a special affinity with our Special Needs students.

Ready to train?

Make 2018 the year you and your family begin Tang Soo Do training at Richardson's Martial Arts Academy!  

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Contact Us

Let's talk about training!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our students, so feel free to visit and observe our classes!

We're located in the Haverford Avenue Shops Mall, just behind the MacDonald's at the intersection of City Line Ave. (Rt. 1) and Haverford Avenue.

Richardson's Martial Arts Academy

7563 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19151, United States

(215) 796-9747


Monday - Thursday: 12noon-8:30pm

Saturday: 10:30am-1:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Private lessons available by appointment.