Martial Arts Fused With Competition Sport Karate & Fitness

About Us

Our History

Welcome to FC Iron Dojo, where we started in 2023 with one goal: to offer an affordable and impactful martial arts program for individuals residing in Copperas Cove Texas, and the neighboring areas. Our dedication lies in bringing the benefits of martial arts to people of all ages and skill sets. We provide a diverse range of programs tailored to meet individual needs. Whether you aim to enhance your fitness level, acquire self-defense skills, or aspire to win a state championship, our programs are designed to assist you in achieving your goals.

Values We Teach

At FC Iron Dojo you’ll learn not only how to defend yourself, but you’ll also learn valuable life skills. Things like improved focus, increased confidence, discipline, making healthy choices, and more.

Unshakeable Self Confidence
Value of Hard Work
Integrity & Respect
Team Work & Perseverance

Grow Together

Our unique approach combines techniques from various martial arts styles such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Taekwondo, and self-defense. This infusion creates a well-rounded learning experience that focuses on both physical and mental growth, enabling individuals to develop their skills and build confidence in themselves.

Unparalleled Instruction

What sets FC Iron Dojo apart is our exceptional instructors and welcoming atmosphere. Our instructors are highly trained and experienced, ensuring that you receive top-notch instruction while maintaining a friendly and supportive environment. Many of our students have achieved accolades, highlighting the effectiveness of our programs and the dedication of our instructors.

Values We Teach

At FC Iron Dojo, we offer more than just self-defense training. Our programs are designed to provide you with a holistic learning experience, where you’ll not only learn effective self-defense techniques but also acquire invaluable life skills. Through our martial arts training, you’ll develop improved focus, increased confidence, discipline, and the ability to make healthy choices. We believe that these skills transcend the training mat and have a positive impact on other areas of your life. Join us at FC Iron Dojo and unlock your full potential, both physically and mentally, as you learn self-defense and cultivate essential life skills.

Exceptional Training

We pledge to teach every class with the excitement, respect, professionalism, and knowledge you deserve.

The Right Place For You

If you’re looking for a positive environment for your child to learn and achieve life changing results, you have come to the right place!

Positive Impact

Let us guide your children and have a strong, positive impact on their success in the dojo, at home, and in the classroom.

We Build Champions

We’re so proud of all our students and thankful for those that have been awarded State Champions!

Our Team

Grand Master Roosevelt Shephard 

Grand Master Roosevelt Shephard began his martial arts training at the age of 10 in Maryland and earned a black belt in karate. Under Grand Master Kim Jung Il, GM Shephard started Taekwondo in 1992.

  • He is a 4th Dan Kukkiwon.
  • 6th Dan Shinjimasu
  • 8th Dan Me World Mudukwan Alliance
  • A member of the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • U.S. Army Veteran

GM Shephard opened his first Taekwondo school in Killeen in 2005, after being stationed at Fort Hood. He reopened his school, Path of Harmony, in 2012 in Lampasas.

GM Shephard has over 40 years of martial arts experience and has produced some of the greatest tournament CHAMPIONS in Central Texas!!!!

Get In Touch Today

Join us at FC Iron Dojo and experience the difference our martial arts programs can make in your life. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner, we invite you to become part of our community and embark on a transformative journey toward personal growth and success. Contact us today to embark on your new journey!