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We Help Parents Raise Confident Leaders
& Adults Reach Their True Potential!

Since 1969, ATA Martial Arts has provided its members with a road map to success based on
self-defense, confidence and goal-setting skills.


1 YMCA Drive, Hannibal, MO 63401

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Robert Bentley Legacy Martial Arts

Hi, I’m Robert Bentley.

When Legacy opened in 2011, I made a commitment to serving and empowering the community of Quincy by teaching children and adults the confidence, leadership and fitness skills that can only be achieved through martial arts. There's nothing more satisfying than watching someone transform from that first day entering the school, often timid and uncertain, to a confident, strong leader.

We'd love to help you start your martial arts journey, one of both physical and personal development, so take advantage of one of our online specials and get started today.

We Share & Teach The Same Values You Teach At Home.

The ATA Martial Arts programs have a strong focus on personal development. The foundations of our morals, values and core character traits are formed in our early years. For this reason, the ATA Martial Arts program is an essential way to enhance the growth and personal development of young students of all ages. 

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You may have experienced boredom with your usual fitness routine or reached a plateau in your performance or physical fitness results. Legacy Martial Arts is the perfect alternative to a boring gym routine, as it helps you develop your maximum potential both physically and mentally by providing real-life self-defense strategies in a fun, focused environment. 

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Our Facility

We are happy to be partnering with the YMCA of Hannibal! Join us for taekwondo then check out the other programs the Y has to offer.

What Makes Legacy Martial Arts Different From Other Martial Arts Schools?

We focus on the personal development aspect of martial arts, not just self-defense moves.

Our instructors are all certified black belts, qualified and licensed to teach martial arts.

Our facility is always clean and features a viewing area for parents, as well as matted floors throughout.

The Legacy Martial Arts Promise

To Train in the
Highest Quality Martial Arts
Program Available

To Focus On
Personal Development
in a Positive Environment

To Offer Programs
Accessible & Enjoyable
by People of Any Age


Songahm Taekwondo is the style of martial arts practiced by ATA Martial Arts students.
The journey from White Belt to Black Belt (10 belts total) is one of incremental learning and skill development that students of any age any fitness level can embark on.


One of the most fun parts of martial arts training is the ability to test your skills by competing in a tournament. Tournaments are not only fun for competitors, but they also become a great social experience for parents as well! There are currently 130,000 ATA Martial Arts members worldwide. ATA Martial Arts students compete in local tournaments against other ATA schools, advancing from State levels, to District levels, to a yearly Spring National competition in Las Vegas, NV. The competition winners gather at the ATA World Expo Tournament in Little Rock, AR in the summer, competing against finalists from across the globe in one of the largest martial arts competitions in the world.

ATA Timeline

  • Robert Bentley

    Robert Bentley

    Chief Instructor/

    6th Degree Black Belt, Master Instructor

  • Taylor Howerton

    Taekwondo Leadership Instructor
    Assistant Jiu-Jitsu Coach

    5th Degree Black Belt

  • Eli Combs

    Tiny Tiger
    & Basic Taekwondo Instructor

    4th Degree Black Belt

  • Anna Lee Bentley

    Anna Lee Bentley

    Lead Program Director

    1st Degree Black Belt