Ben Falk (left) earned the rank of Black Belt 1st Degree at Ray Rice Martial Arts Center in Forest City. Much perseverance and hard work over several years were demonstrated in an outstanding test performing many techniques, grappling and sparring moves to a school full of onlookers. This program brings out the best in all ages, building positive mind, body and spirit. It helps to contribute to society in a positive way building well-mannered, confident, successful leaders in our community. Ray Rice Martial Arts Center has served Rutherford County since 1976 and is a licensed and certified nationally recognized award-winning member of the US Black Belt Schools.