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will be hosting the Semi Annual AMAA Tournament

March 14, 2015

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Your sponsorship of $99 will help us provide:

Awards and more for the martial arts competitors from all over the triad.

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Register Today for the AMAA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Takedown Tournament.

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AMAA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Takedown Tournament AMAA Premium Member Pre-registration $40.00 USDnon AMAA Premium Member Pre-registration $45.00 USDAMAA Premium Member […]

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American Ki part 2

On February 6, 2013 By

Part II

“Ki Balance”

Action, results then motivation.

Ki balance is a concept I have been working on for about ten years.  Most people, do not start martial arts because they are not afraid to fight. They usually start because they are afraid to fight.  They want to know how.  Then again, many people don’t usually bring their kids […]

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American Ki – part 1

On January 10, 2013 By

Part I.

Ki is the power of the mind over the overwhelming attitude of self-confidence and mental focus of power. In other words, used in martial arts it is an explosion of power. Ki or life-force as the Japanese call it is located just below the navel. Using this energy is what brings […]

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The Joy (?) of Discipline

On August 7, 2012 By

Often when teaching children, we encounter a term full of baggage: Discipline.

It’s a word that brings varied reactions. Is it a virtue, a punishment, a necessity?

Maybe it’s all of these. But, it is also a path to achievement. For children, age

appropriate discipline in attitude, school work, athletics will lead to success as […]

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Action before Motivation

On July 9, 2012 By

                How many times have you heard someone, or if you are honest, said it yourself, as soon as I get motivated, I am going to… [Fill in your goal here]!  I am going to lose weight, I am going to eat better, I am going to sell 10 accounts, I am going to organize […]

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2012 Tournament Scores

On June 25, 2012 By

Below you will find the scores for the June 2012 Tournament.  We have not gotten the Wrestling and Grappling Score Sheet and will update those scores shortly.

We want to make sure we get the rankings correct so we are checking and double checking everything. Totals for the year will be up soon. In the […]

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Who hasn’t said this at one time or another? I am too old to do or take karate or some other sport.

I recall overhearing a friend saying words like that as she talked about her failed attempt at “water skiing”. Thinking that the fact that she was pushing 40 had everything to do with […]

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AMAA & KI JUNE 4, 1991

June 4, 1991 is when Shane Williams (age 19) left the former KI branches and started his first KI school in Lewisville, NC.  He arranged to teach at an aerobics studio teaching 7 kids for just the summer. By the end of summer the program grew […]

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