Happy New Year to everyone. It is an exciting time for our school. Check out our January newsletter for some of the great things we have going on. If you have any questions, please contact Master Deaver.

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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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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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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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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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As many of you know we have moved from our previous mobile app to the new app by MyStudio. We have a custom app specifically for our school. You can search the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store for “Academy of Martial Arts” to find and install the app on your phone or…

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Martial arts training can have a tremendous impact on your life, no matter your age. Children can learn a foundational skill set that enhances their ability to communicate and excel in school. Adults can bring newfound skills into their lives as well. Learning self-defense builds confidence and strength, but there are inherent qualities in taking a…

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Participate in a Like-Minded Community Students of the martial arts learn a valuable skill set through the knowledge of experts. There are people coming together who are in a similar spot to you, who want the knowledge our instructors have to offer. The dojo provides a non-judgmental setting for these lessons. We foster the ability…

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