American Academy of Martial Arts
8910 Old Annapolis Road (Route 108) Columbia, MD 21045
knife and firearm defenses, as well as the use of makeshift and "natural weapons."
In addition to learning a wide variety of techniques and effective self-defense, you'll get in better physical shape. Our classes are not only fun, but great workouts as well! You'll burn calories, build muscle, and improve your cardiovascular health. You'll leave each class less stressed and feeling better mentally.
Karate is your perfect parenting partner! Let us help you instill the values in your child that the martial arts are renowned for - honesty, respect, courtesy, commitment, compassion. Developing leaders is our specialty! Our program is a lot of fun! Our instructors are success oriented, highly energized, and extensively trained to work with kids in a positive manner. Call us today at (410) 964-2262 to set up your child's first introductory lesson!
Our adult program focuses on self-defense and fitness, as well as improving the body, mind, and spirit.
We have an equal split of men and women of all ages enrolled at our Academy. We teach a mixed martial art (Taikido Jitsu) that incorporates a wide variety of techniques from Budo Taijutsu, Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and Ju-Jitsu. Students will learn kicking, punching, joint locks, chokes, takedowns, and ground fighting.
Traditional weapons training includes the use of the bō, sword, hanbo, yari, naginata, shuriken... to name a few. Other weapons training includes
Little Dragons Classes
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Check out the "class schedules" link for Little Dragons class times for both AAMA locations!
We also do Birthday Parties!
Contact us today for find out more about having your child's next party with us!
At the American Academy of Martial Arts, we believe that the benefits of a good martial arts program should last a lifetime! We teach a Mixed Martial Art that incorporates a wide variety of techniques from Budo Taijutsu, Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and Ju-Jitsu. Students will learn kicking, punching, joint locks, and grappling techniques from these martial arts. Although the students are learning very effective self-defense techniques, our Student Creed is recited and stressed every class. Students learn to walk away or use their words to avoid fights before using their fists. Students learn the values that go hand in hand with a great martial arts program-- respect, self-discipline, honesty, integrity, courage-- all while leaning effective self defense skills.
Our Three Lesson Trial Program is the best way for you to find out about our program!
It includes three lessons plus a FREE uniform for $29.95.
The first lesson is a private lesson and is scheduled by appointment. The other two lessons are in the White Belt beginner class, for ages 7 and older, or our "Little Dragons" class, for ages 4 1/2 - 7.