Great Cycle Challenge

We have entered a team in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids’ cancer! Our team is called AMA Dojo and I am inviting you to join us to ride throughout August. How does the Great Cycle Challenge work? You set yourself a ride target and pedal it down over the month, logging your kilometres via a free app which is linked to your personal…

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New Partner!!

  Remember those words from class? We were either sparring, grappling, or training self-defenses with a classmate and your Sensei says: “YAME!!” ” COURTESY AND RESPECT.. THANK YOUR PARTNER.”  ” FIND A NEW PARTNER AND INTRODUCE YOURSELF IF NEED BE” “HAJIME!” And, every time we started with a new partner our strategy would need to…

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Adult/Teen Tests

On top of the physical requirements in class, all students also have an academic requirement at each level. We suggest having a Karate Notebook at each class you attend for note-taking. We encourage everyone to ask questions for clarification if they don’t understand something or help with spelling. Some of the answers can also be…

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Youth Tests

On top of the physical requirements in class, all students also have an academic requirement at each level. We suggest having a Karate Notebook at each class you attend for note-taking. We encourage everyone to ask questions for clarification if they don’t understand something or help with spelling. Some of the answers can also be…

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Kai Zen Do

Constant improvement is a quality that embraces the spirit of Traditional Martial Arts. As an organization, it is the mission of the Kaizen Do to assist professional Martial Art schools in all facets of their operation. The collective knowledge of this organization in Karate, Tai Chi, Kobudo, Jujutsu, Pa Kua, self-defense tactics, and physical training…

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Japanese Karate

The Zen Buddhist Monk Bodhirma is commonly considered the originator of the martial arts including karate. In the sixth century, he traveled across the Himalayan mountains from India arriving in Honan, province of China, where he began a monastery. Bodhidharma noted that although his disciples were strong mentally, they were weak physically, and were frequently…

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Translations

GERI KICKS Mae Geri Front Kick Yoko Geri Side Kick Ushiro Geri Back Kick Mawashi Geri Roundhouse Kick Mikazuki Geri Crescent Kick Fumakomi Stomp Kick Kinsetsu Geri Joint Kick Mae Tobi Geri Flying Front Kick Yoko Tobi Geri Flying Side Kick Ashi Barai Foot Sweep Hiza Geri Knee Kick MISCELLANEOUS   Sempai Senior Karate Do…

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Our System- Kosen Bujutsu

Over two decades of teaching, travel, training, and research has guided the Academy of Martial Arts to the forefront of self-defense education. Our system of “Kosen Bujutsu” is the result of an amalgamation of traditional disciplines, classical systems, and the contemporary sciences of kinesiology. It is the cumulative result of these independent parts working in…

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