Established in 1993 by Master Michael Reid the Shaolin Center Marietta has taught traditional Shaolin Kung Fu and Tai Chi in Cobb county for over two decades. Our mission at the Shaolin Center Marietta is personal growth and develpoment through the study of traditional martial arts. We believe in functional martial arts. We strive to develop the total person. We believe martial arts is much more than just fighting. We focus on understanding motion and movement in combination with the proven principals and concepts of traditional martial arts. We teach a diverse curriculum that originates from the Fukien Temple in China and the Bandung, Indonesia area that covers all ranges of martial arts, a wide variety of weapons, empty hand systems, chi kung and the major internal systems of Tai Chi, Pa Kua, Hsing-I & Liu Shing. At the Shaolin Center Marietta we offer four programs ---- Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu, Internal Arts, Youth Shaolin Kung Fu and an affiliated Kuntao/Silat program.