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Posts by Bret Agard

Summer Daytime Classes Coming Again

We will be having more information on our full summer schedule soon, but we wanted to get this out now… Don’t forget the Summer Schedule (June, July & August) will be slightly different, offering DAY CLASSES for many of our programs such as Hapkido, Little Ninjas, Tigers & Tae Kwon Do. This is something NO OTHER SCHOOL in…

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MUNIO Self-Defense Training Seminar 5/13/19

Monday, May 13th from 7:30 – 8:30 PM the Academy of martial Arts will be offering our first Munio training seminar. The MUNIO Designer Self Defense Keychain is a stylish evolution of self defense tools that have been used successfully throughout history for protection, and can easily empower you to fight off an attacker and…

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Master Deaver Receives Munio Instructor Certification

Congratulations to Master Deaver for receiving his Munio instructor’s certification. The MUNIO Designer Self Defense Keychain is a stylish evolution of self defense tools that have been used successfully throughout history for protection, and can easily empower you to fight off an attacker and escape safely. The name MUNIO (moon-yo) comes from a Latin word meaning…

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April Newsletter

Here is the April newsletter from The Academy of Martial Arts. IT has updates including our small schedule change, our Pro-Shop news, TRU seminar update and much more.

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Small Class Schedule Change

         Please note we have a small schedule change starting April 1st, 2019. The forms class has outgrown the size of the Conference room so more room is needed thus we are moving forms class to Room A.          The Weapons Class time changes to 7:00 – 7:30pm Room A (Previously 7:30 – 8:00pm) Forms…

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Iowa Governor’s Cup Results

Anika Thatte, Mason Inman, and Oscar Anderson recently competed in Poomsae at the Iowa Governor’s Cup. Mason won gold, Anika silver, and Oscar finished a strong fourth in his division. Anika and Mason also competed as a pair and scored well against older and more experienced pairs. All three of these students have a promising…

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Iowa State Championship Tae Kwon Do Competition

The 2019 Taekwondo competition season is underway and AMA students are off to a great start! Anika Thatte (right) and Mason Inman (left) competed in Poomsae at the Iowa State Championships. Anika captured a bronze medal and Mason advanced to the finals in a tough division. Both qualified for the National Championships this summer in…

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New Class Added – Taegeuk Forms

The Academy of Martial Arts has added a new class on Saturday mornings at 9:30. This class will be specifically for working on Taegeuk forms. All students beginning with the rank of Junior Yellow belt are able to attend the class. This class will meet in the conference room.

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Two Rivers Tournament

The Two Rivers Tournament is a beginners tournament, colored belts only and no more than 4 previous tournaments. We had 4 students go last year and it would be a good opportunity for anyone wanting to stick their toe into tournament waters, so I’d like to push this as much as we can, especially since…

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