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Summer Daytime Classes Coming Again

By Bret Agard | April 25, 2019

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…

Reminder: No Classes on Saturday April 27th

By Bret Agard | April 25, 2019

MUNIO Self-Defense Training Seminar 5/13/19

By Bret Agard | April 24, 2019

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…

Master Deaver Receives Munio Instructor Certification

By Bret Agard | April 24, 2019

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…

April Newsletter

By Bret Agard | April 3, 2019

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.

Academy of Martial Arts Spring Poomsae (forms) Tournament

By Bret Agard | April 2, 2019

The Academy of Martial Arts Spring Tournament will be held on Sunday May 19, 2019, beginning at 10 AM. This Tournament is Poomsae (forms) only, using electronic scoring like that used at the National Championships and other major events. Competition will be offered for individual, pairs, and team Poomsae. Players will perform two forms in…

Small Class Schedule Change

By Bret Agard | April 1, 2019

         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…

Iowa Governor’s Cup Results

By Bret Agard | March 20, 2019

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…

Iowa State Championship Tae Kwon Do Competition

By Bret Agard | March 20, 2019

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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Special Thanks to Justin Duffy, Mason Inman, Lillie Rademacher and Oscar Anderson for 2 full days of donating time to share Self-Defense with our local High School Ankeny Hawks. Thank you Ashley McCoy for inviting us to share. We also shared Munio Self-Defense as well. Think they really liked those! :))

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Sharing Self-Defense with Ankeny Hawks. Way to go Oscar Anderson. Great Job! 2 full days of fun!
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Summer Special for All of our Martial Arts programs!
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go to ankenymartialarts.com to find out more information.
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