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TAMA MARTIAL ARTS CENTER CELEBRATES 45TH YEAR In Service all through Huber Heights as well as surrounding locations!

TAMA Martial Arts Center is absolutely devoted to the development as well as improvement in the field of martial arts in Huber Heights. The best in combined martial arts since 1976 that offered Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kenpo Karate, Classic Chinese Martial Arts-Tien Shan Pai Kung-Fu, Tai-Chi, Kobudo Training, Filipino Kali/Eskrima, Jeet Kune Do, Aikijutsu, Classic Jiu-Jitsu, as well as Qi-Gong. We also offer Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Krav Maga/ISD (Integrated Self-Defense). The ISD program was created by GM Manuel Taningco, who trained it to USAirForce Safety And Security Forces as well as United States Marine Instructors at the Quantico, Virginia headquarters as well as to the Philippine Marines Ternate, Cavite base, Special Action Forces (SAF), to Close Protection Agencies as well as police.

Through effective methodology as well as studies, constant research, as well as fine-tuning of workable self-defense application, we will certainly lead you on to “the road to self-discovery.” Assisting individuals develop their confidence as well as life ability. Understanding to overcome fear as well as overcome with flying colors. TAMA Martial arts is more than a Black Belt Program.

An institute for bigger training as well as tradition of quality in the martial arts as well as its techniques, one will certainly find it simple to evolve with the highest expectations possible. Our vow to aid one’s discovery is also our passion as well as responsibility to our trainings at TAMA Martial Arts Center.


We offered eight distinct range of martial arts curriculum separately. Tama is the premier Martial arts center started in 1976 in the Dayton location that have actually featured more than just 3 martial arts discipline not only in Dayton but also Martial Arts in Huber Heights. Tama sets the criteria for multi-discipline martial arts studio in the Dayton location long before the term Mixed Martial Arts exist.

Huber Heights KEMPO KARATE

Huber Heights Kempo Karate originated from the late Grandmaster Donald Fong from China handed down to Grandmaster Tim Gasper. Grandmaster Tim Gasper granted the rank as well as 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 as well as Jujitsu. Just Before Grandmaster Gasper’s guidance, Master Taningco learnt Okinawan Shotokan Karate as well as Weaponries under his older brother Master Alex Taningco.


Huber Heights JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

Master Taningco is a Professional Kempo Jiu-Jitsu Teacher under Master Gasper, Dan Zan-Ryu-Jiu-Jitsu under Teacher Ancso. He is additionally trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as Filipino Dumog ground-fighting.

Integrating a blend of practices from these grappling styles, Huber Heights Jiujitsu course is among our most amazing as well as popular. The students get to know real Jiu-Jitsu as well as Judo throws, break drops in addition to ground battling as we would call it. We guide two types of grappling, classic with the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms as well as the modern-day Sport Jiu-Jitsu with grappling shorts as well as shirts.


Come and learn from Manuel Taningco who has actually been teaching authentic Muay Thai, as well as kickboxing for over two decades. He has actually trained experienced as well as non-professional Huber Heights Muay Thai fighters. Taningco is one of the most established Muay Thai coach who offer lessons not only Muay Thai in Dayton but additionally 7 Martial Arts in Huber Heights. We also have a competition team for those who like to be competitive amateur as well as professional.

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


Huber Heights TAIQI (TAICHI)

T’ai Chi Ch’ uan (also transliterated as “Taijiquan”), is a “soft” martial art belonging to the “Internal Family” (Nei Jia), along with such martial arts as Pa Kua Chang (Baguazhang), as well as Hsing-I Ch’ uan (Xing-Yi). T’ai Chi complements the much more exertive, “external” (Wai Jia), martial arts, like Kenpo Karate as well as Muay Thai. Translated, T’ai Chi Ch’ uan means “Ultimate Boxing” or “ Infinite Fist,” as well as can be traced back to the old Taoist “Chang, San-Feng,” though the system may have existed for 1000s of years prior to that time in a even more basic form as well as under a various name.

No matter when or exactly by whom it was begun, Huber Heights TaiChi seems directly connected to as well as rooted in Taoist principles of Yin as well as Yang.


The name of our style (RYU) is Icho as well as has a extremely unique definition. The Patch we wear on our gi is a layout 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, as well as spirit. The Icho Ryu oath reads:

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

As you train the Huber Heights Aikijutsu you must always strive to create these three fundamentals.



Huber Heights Kali is known for its effective footwork, fluid hand methods, as well as strong weaponry. When these details integrate, Kali is a total martial arts training and self-defense course.

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

The older Filipinos, who made stick fighting an art, preferred to strike bone as well as preferred 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.

Huber Heights Self-Defense / ISD / Krav Maga

Huber Heights 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.


Huber Heights KUNG-FU

Tien Shan Pai is a northern style which came from the Tien Shan mountains of northwestern China. It is well known in Taiwan as an efficient battling style. Simultaneously, it additionally includes graceful empty-hand as well as weapons forms stressing rhythm as well as “ing shou” – the exhibition of power highlighted by solid thuds made by the hands.

Huber Heights Kungfu self-defense is identified by attacks from the side combined with multiple blocks, to make sure that if one block fails, the second can cover. Maneuvering is considered important to countering assaults; Tien Shan Pai concentrates on low, constant steps sideways, in addition to swift “hidden” steps to trick the enemy. Aside from Tien Shan Pai Kungfu, GM Taningco additionally teaching other 7 Martial Arts in Huber Heights as well as its neighboring areas.





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