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TAMA MARTIAL ARTS CENTER HONORS 45TH YEAR In Service throughout Miamisburg and also neighboring locations!

TAMA Martial Arts Center is absolutely committed to the development and also improvement in the field of martial arts in Miamisburg. The best in combined martial arts since 1976 that brought Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kenpo Karate, Standard Chinese Martial Arts-Tien Shan Pai Kung-Fu, Tai-Chi, Kobudo Classes, 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 started by GM Manuel Taningco, who taught it to USAirForce Safety And Security Forces and also US Marine Trainers 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.

Via correct method and also studies, continuous research study, and also fine-tuning of practicable self-defense application, we will lead you on to “the road to self-discovery.” Aiding trainees build their confidence and also life ability. Discovering to conquer anxiety and also overcome with flying colors. TAMA Martial arts is more than a Black Belt Academy.

An establishment for higher training and also practice of perfection in the martial arts and also its techniques, one will experience it easy to grow with the highest expectations possible. Our promise to help one’s learning is also our passion and also dedication to our mentors at TAMA Martial Arts Center.


We offered 8 different range of martial arts curriculum separately. Tama is the first Martial arts institution developed in 1976 in the Dayton area that have actually featured more than just 7 martial arts discipline not just in Dayton but also Martial Arts in Miamisburg. Tama sets up the fundamental for multi-discipline martial arts studio in the Dayton area long before the term Mixed Martial Arts come to be.


Miamisburg Kempo Karate originated from the late Grandmaster Donald Fong from China passed on to Grandmaster Tim Gasper. Grandmaster Tim Gasper bestowed the position as well as qualification of Professorship 8th (dan) degree Black Belt on Master Taningco in 1998.

Master Taningco is the only trainee to ever continue his studies under Grandmaster Gasper for over 26 years! Grandmaster Gasper has integrated the arts of Chinese Shaolin Kung-fu, Okinawan Kempo Karate-do, Judo as well as Jujitsu. Just Before Grandmaster Gasper’s assistance, Master Taningco studied Okinawan Shotokan Karate as well as Weaponries under his older brother Master Alex Taningco.


Miamisburg JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

Master Taningco is a Accredited Kempo Jiu-Jitsu Trainer under Master Gasper, Dan Zan-Ryu-Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Ancso. He is additionally learnt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as Filipino Dumog ground-fighting.

Combining a blend of strategies from these grappling styles, Miamisburg Jiujitsu class is just one of our most amazing as well as popular. The enrollees discover actual Jiu-Jitsu as well as Judo throws, break drops in addition to ground fighting as we would call it. We teach two kinds of grappling, classic with the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms as well as the contemporary Sport Jiu-Jitsu with grappling shorts as well as shirts.


Come and learn from Manuel Taningco who has been guiding authentic Muay Thai, as well as kickboxing for over two decades. He has coached professional as well as non-professional Miamisburg Muay Thai fighters. Taningco is the most achieved Muay Thai instructor who provide lessons not just Muay Thai in Dayton but additionally 7 Martial Arts in Miamisburg. We also have a competition team for those who wish to be competitive amateur as well as professional.

Taningco is a accredited muay thai instructor under Kru Vut Kamnark of the United World Muay Thai Association. He has taught under Master Gasper, who likewise fought in Thailand (his first Muay Thai instructor), Guru Dan Inosanto, as well as Kru Vut, Kru Sakasem, Kru Pongyin are all from Thailand. So take part in the dynamic class taught by the one and only Master Taningco.


Miamisburg TAIQI (TAICHI)

T’ai Chi Ch’ uan (also translated as “Taijiquan”), is a “soft” martial art coming from the “ Interior Family” (Nei Jia), together with such martial arts as Pa Kua Chang (Baguazhang), as well as Hsing-I Ch’ uan (Xing-Yi). T’ai Chi enhances the a lot more exertive, “external” (Wai Jia), martial arts, like Kenpo Karate as well as Muay Thai. Translated, T’ai Chi Ch’ uan indicates “Ultimate Boxing” or “Limitless Fist,” as well as can be traced back to the ancient Taoist “Chang, San-Feng,” though the practice might have existed for 1000s of years prior to that time in a much more rudimentary form as well as under a various name.

Regardless of when or precisely by whom it was begun, Miamisburg TaiChi appears to be straight 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 really 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, as well as spirit. The Icho Ryu oath reads:

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

As you practice the Miamisburg Aikijutsu you ought to always try to establish these three standards.



Miamisburg Kali is recognized for its compelling footwork, fluid hand strategies, as well as effective weaponry. When these components combine, Kali is a total martial arts training and self-defense program.

During 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 mostly for self-defense by the pre-Spanish Filipinos. These people were noted for their friendly nature as well as famous hospitality.

The older Filipinos, who made stick fighting an art, liked to strike bone as well as liked a stick to a blade. The stick left shattered bone instead of 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.

Miamisburg Self-Defense / ISD / Krav Maga

Miamisburg 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.


Miamisburg KUNG-FU

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

Miamisburg Kungfu self-defense is characterized by strikes from the side paired with multiple blocks, so that if one block fails, the second can cover. Maneuvering is considered vital to countering assaults; Tien Shan Pai concentrates on low, constant steps sideways, in addition to swift “hidden” steps to mislead the opponent. Aside from Tien Shan Pai Kungfu, GM Taningco additionally teaching other 7 Martial Arts in Miamisburg as well as its nearby areas.





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