The Power Of Stillness

This month at the Academy of Martial Arts, our theme is “Mental Strong.” We are promoting mental health awareness and including meditation and stillness in our classes. In celebration of February’s theme, let’s talk about the power of stillness. Ever consider taking a moment to sit still, close your eyes, and give yourself a second…

learning how to meditate

The Power of Meditation

You wake up far earlier than you would like to because your mind is constantly running over the endless list of things to do. Your internal alarm clock seems to never shut off and you always have the feeling that you are running behind or forgetting something. Life can be pretty stressful and at times…

Brampton Tai Chi

3 Ways to Improve Work/Life Balance

Striking that healthy balance between work and life has become an increasingly difficult challenge in today’s society. As a result of the demanding pressures of work, family, home and everything in between, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) reported that 58% of Canadians feel overloaded with life. If you feel as though you’re struggling to…

Kids March Break Camp

Kids March Break Camp – In-Person Join us for March Break Camp in Brampton. Open to kids aged 5-12 yrs old. March 14-18, 2022 We will train Karate, Play Games, Go Outside as much as possible, and have tons of FUN! 12 spots available @ Downtown Brampton locations (41 Main Street North) 9:00 am – 4:00…

What Karate Means To Me

What Karate Means To Me by George Karate means a lot to me. Besides learning Japanese which helps me talk to my aunt who doesn’t speak English, karate means it develops 3 similar things: mental health, physical health, and character traits. My first thing is: Physical Health. Karate helps me with protection, endurance, strength (obviously),…

Senior Fitness through Martial Arts

Often, people make the mistake of thinking of martial arts as activities only for the young. While people of all ages can practice and enjoy Karate, Ju Jutsu, and more, Tai Chi is a physical activity that is particularly well-suited to seniors. If you’re wondering how to get in shape, read on: What is Tai…

Seisan Kata Workshop

Seisan Kata Workshop with Sensei M. Percival “A fast Kata that attacks in different directions with strikes and kicks. A tournament favorite for years…” – M. Percival Limited spots There is an option for In-Person and an option for Live Online. Choose which one you would like to do at registration. The In-Person class will be…

Kingawa No Tonfa Seminar

Kingawa No Tonfa Seminar A Kobudo Kata seminar for Adults & Teens with Sensei Sue & Sensei Percival. Open to AMA  Adult & Teen students Limited to 24 spots A Hybrid Seminar (in person and online) Tonfa not included There will be 8 in-person spots available and you must register ahead of time. Fridays 7:30-8:45…

In-person class update

Good day everyone, As of January 31st, we will be back for in-person classes! If you had frozen your membership, please call us to reactivate your membership. All previous in-person classes will be back on. All previous protocols will still be in place. Class sizes are limited. Spacing between students (except for the optional adult…