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TAMA MARTIAL ARTS CENTER HONORS 45TH YEAR In Service all around Beavercreek and also neighboring areas!

TAMA Martial Arts Center is absolutely devoted to the growth and also enhancement in the field of martial arts in Beavercreek. The top in mixed martial arts since 1976 that offered Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kenpo Karate, Standard Chinese Martial Arts-Tien Shan Pai Kung-Fu, Tai-Chi, Kobudo Training, Filipino Kali/Eskrima, Jeet Kune Do, Aikijutsu, Standard Jiu-Jitsu, and also Qi-Gong. We also feature Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Krav Maga/ISD (Integrated Self-Defense). The ISD course was established by GM Manuel Taningco, who demonstrated it to USAirForce Safety And Security Forces and also US Marine Instructors at the Quantico, Virginia headquarters and also to the Philippine Marines Ternate, Cavite base, Special Action Forces (SAF), to Close Protection Agencies and also police.

Using effective method and also studies, constant research, and also fine-tuning of practicable self-defense application, we will certainly lead you on to “the road to self-discovery.” Aiding trainees grow their inner strength and also life skill sets. Discovering to control fear and also overcome with flying colors. TAMA Martial arts is more than a Black Belt Program.

An institute for higher training and also practice of supremacy in the martial arts and also its ideas, one will certainly find it easy to grow with the greatest expectations possible. Our vow to help one’s learning is also our passion and also commitment to our mentors at TAMA Martial Arts Center.


We provided 8 distinct range of martial arts course separately. Tama is the pioneer Martial arts academy launched in 1976 in the Dayton area that have actually featured more than 4 martial arts style not just in Dayton but also Martial Arts in Beavercreek. Tama establishes the criteria for multi-discipline martial arts studio in the Dayton area long before the term Mixed Martial Arts exist.

Beavercreek KEMPO KARATE

Beavercreek Kempo Karate originated from the late Grandmaster Donald Fong from China handed down to Grandmaster Tim Gasper. Grandmaster Tim Gasper presented the rank and accreditation of Professorship 8th (dan) degree Black Belt on Master Taningco in 1998.

Master Taningco is the only student to ever continue his training under Grandmaster Gasper for over 26 years! Grandmaster Gasper has incorporated the arts of Chinese Shaolin Kung-fu, Okinawan Kempo Karate-do, Judo and Jujitsu. Prior to Grandmaster Gasper’s assistance, Master Taningco learnt Okinawan Shotokan Karate and Weaponries under his older brother Master Alex Taningco.


Beavercreek JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

Master Taningco is a Certified Kempo Jiu-Jitsu Instructor under Master Gasper, Dan Zan-Ryu-Jiu-Jitsu under Teacher Ancso. He is additionally learnt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Filipino Dumog ground-fighting.

Putting together a blend of techniques from these grappling styles, Beavercreek Jiujitsu course is one of our most interesting and popular. The students know authentic Jiu-Jitsu and Judo throws, break drops in addition to ground battling as we would call it. We teach two styles of grappling, traditional with the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms and the modern Sport Jiu-Jitsu with grappling shorts and tee shirts.


Come and learn from Manuel Taningco who has actually been coaching genuine Muay Thai, and kickboxing for over two decades. He has actually guided experienced and non-professional Beavercreek Muay Thai warriors. Taningco is one of the most established Muay Thai coach who provide lessons not just Muay Thai in Dayton but additionally 7 Martial Arts in Beavercreek. We even have a competition team for those who like to be competitive amateur and professional.

Taningco is a qualified muay thai trainer under Kru Vut Kamnark of the United World Muay Thai Association. He has actually taught under Master Gasper, who likewise battled in Thailand (his very first Muay Thai trainer), Master Dan Inosanto, and Kru Vut, Kru Sakasem, Kru Pongyin are all from Thailand. So participate in the dynamic course instructed by the one and only Master Taningco.


Beavercreek TAIQI (TAICHI)

T’ai Chi Ch’ uan (also transliterated as “Taijiquan”), is a “soft” fighting style belonging to the “ Inner Family” (Nei Jia), together with such martial arts as Pa Kua Chang (Baguazhang), and Hsing-I Ch’ uan (Xing-Yi). T’ai Chi complements the much more exertive, “external” (Wai Jia), martial arts, like Kenpo Karate and Muay Thai. Translated, T’ai Chi Ch’ uan implies “Ultimate Boxing” or “Limitless Fist,” and can be traced back to the ancient Taoist “Chang, San-Feng,” though the practice may have existed for hundreds of years before that time in a more simple form and under a different name.

No matter when or precisely by whom it was begun, Beavercreek TaiChi seems straight linked to and rooted in Taoist principles of Yin and Yang.


The name of our style (RYU) is Icho and has a extremely special significance. The Patch we wear on our gi is a style of three ginkgo leaves. “Icho” is Japanese for ginkgo. The three leaf design is Sensei Lau’s family crest. The three leaves represents mind, body, and spirit. The Icho Ryu oath reads:

  • Train your mind
  • Develop your body
  • Polish your spirit

As you practice the Beavercreek Aikijutsu you should continuously try to create these three principles.



Beavercreek Kali is recognized for its effective footwork, fluid hand strategies, and efficient weaponry. When these elements integrate, Kali is a full martial arts training and self-defense program.

During all the war and quarrel, the art of Arnis de Mano struggled along. In early times, it was not known as Arnis de Mano. It was called Escrima and was practiced primarily for self defense by the pre-Spanish Filipinos. These people were noted for their friendly nature and legendary hospitality.

The older Filipinos, who made stick fighting an art, liked to hit bone and favored a stick to a blade. The stick left shattered bone rather than a clean cut. The hitting end of the stick can travel many times the speed of the empty hand. It feels absolutely nothing, whether it hits bone or flesh.

Beavercreek Self-Defense / ISD / Krav Maga

Beavercreek Krav Maga is a modern, and dynamic, military self-defense and fighting system developed for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israeli security forces derived from a combination of techniques sourced from Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Aikido, Filipino Kali, Muay Thai, Jiujitsu, and Karate. Its focus on real-world combative situations and their effectiveness and efficiency. Imi Lichtenfeld who was the founder of Krav Maga – with his experience from the street-fighting experience of Hungarian-Israeli martial artist made use of his training as a boxer and a wrestler.


Beavercreek KUNG-FU

Tien Shan Pai is a northern style which came from the Tien Shan mountains of northwestern China. It is popular in Taiwan as an effective battling style. Simultaneously, it additionally has graceful empty-hand and weapons forms stressing rhythm and “ing shou” – the presentation of power highlighted by strong thuds made by the hands.

Beavercreek Kungfu self-defense is defined by strikes from the side coupled with multiple blocks, so that if one block fails, the second can cover. Footwork is considered important to countering attacks; Tien Shan Pai focuses on low, constant steps sideways, in addition to swift “hidden” steps to mislead the enemy. Aside from Tien Shan Pai Kungfu, GM Taningco additionally teaching other 7 Martial Arts in Beavercreek and its neighboring areas.





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