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TAMA MARTIAL ARTS CENTER CELEBRATES 45TH YEAR In Service all around Oak Ridge and neighboring locations!

TAMA Martial Arts Center is absolutely devoted to the advancement and enhancement in the field of martial arts in Oak Ridge. The highly regarded in mixed martial arts since 1976 that brought Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kenpo Karate, Standard Chinese Martial Arts-Tien Shan Pai Kung-Fu, Tai-Chi, Kobudo Programs, Filipino Kali/Eskrima, Jeet Kune Do, Aikijutsu, Standard Jiu-Jitsu, and Qi-Gong. We likewise provide Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Krav Maga/ISD (Integrated Self-Defense). The ISD training program was originated by GM Manuel Taningco, who taught it to USAirForce Defense Forces and US Marine Trainers at the Quantico, Virginia headquarters and to the Philippine Marines Ternate, Cavite base, Special Action Forces (SAF), to Close Protection Agencies and police.

Through efficient method and studies, constant research, and fine-tuning of practicable self-defense application, we will lead you on to “the road to self-discovery.” Assisting trainees develop their confidence and life ability. Knowing to control anxiety and overcome with flying colors. TAMA Martial arts is more than a Black Belt Academy.

An establishment for better training and tradition of superiority in the martial arts and its concepts, one will discover it easy to develop with the highest expectations possible. Our assurance to aid one’s learning is also our passion and dedication to our teachings at TAMA Martial Arts Center.

TRAININGS OFFERED - 8 DISTINCT MARTIAL ARTS STYLE

We provided eight different variety of martial arts curriculum separately. Tama is the 1st Martial arts academy founded in 1976 in the Dayton area that have provided more than 4 martial arts style not just in Dayton but also Martial Arts in Oak Ridge. Tama specifies the fundamental for multi-discipline martial arts studio in the Dayton area long before the term MMA come to be.

Oak Ridge KEMPO KARATE

Oak Ridge Kempo Karate originated from the late Grandmaster Donald Fong from China passed on to Grandmaster Tim Gasper. Grandmaster Tim Gasper presented 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 training 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 guidance, Master Taningco studied Okinawan Shotokan Karate as well as Weaponries under his older sibling Master Alex Taningco.

 
 

Oak Ridge JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

Master Taningco is a Accredited Kempo Jiu-Jitsu Instructor 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.

Putting together a blend of practices from these grappling styles, Oak Ridge Jiujitsu course is just one of our most fascinating as well as popular. The students know genuine Jiu-Jitsu as well as Judo throws, break drops in addition to ground fighting as we would call it. We teach two styles of grappling, standard with the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms as well as the modern-day Sport Jiu-Jitsu with grappling shorts as well as t-shirts.

Oak Ridge MUAY THAI KICKBOXING

Come and learn from Manuel Taningco who has been training genuine Muay Thai, as well as kickboxing for over two decades. He has guided experienced as well as non-professional Oak Ridge Muay Thai fighters. Taningco is the most established Muay Thai coach who offer lessons not just Muay Thai in Dayton but additionally 7 Martial Arts in Oak Ridge. We also have a competition team for those who like to compete amateur as well as professional.

Taningco is a professional muay thai instructor under Kru Vut Kamnark of the United World Muay Thai Association. He has taught under Master Gasper, who also fought in Thailand (his very 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 course trained by the one and only Master Taningco.

 
 

Oak Ridge TAIQI (TAICHI)

T’ai Chi Ch’ uan (also transliterated as “Taijiquan”), is a “soft” martial art coming from the “ Inner 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 complements the a lot more exertive, “external” (Wai Jia), martial arts, like Kenpo Karate as well as Muay Thai. Translated, T’ai Chi Ch’ uan signifies “Ultimate Boxing” or “Limitless Fist,” as well as can be traced back to the old Taoist “Chang, San-Feng,” though the practice might have existed for thousands of years prior to that time in a more basic form as well as under a different name.

No matter when or precisely by whom it was started, Oak Ridge TaiChi appears to be straight connected to as well as rooted in Taoist principles of Yin as well as Yang.

Oak Ridge AIKIJUTSU (AIKIDO)

The name of our style (RYU) is Icho as well as has a really unique definition. The Patch we wear on our gi is a layout of 3 ginkgo leaves. “Icho” is Japanese for ginkgo. The 3 leaf design is Sensei Lau’s family crest. The 3 leaves stands for mind, body, as well as spirit. The Icho Ryu oath reads:

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

As you train the Oak Ridge Aikijutsu you must continuously strive to create these 3 concepts.

 
 

Oak Ridge FILIPINO KALI / ESKRIMA

Oak Ridge Kali is known for its powerful footwork, fluid hand strategies, as well as potent 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 mostly for self defense by the pre-Spanish Filipinos. These people 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 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 really feels nothing, whether it hits bone or flesh.

Oak Ridge Self-Defense / ISD / Krav Maga

Oak Ridge 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.

 
 

Oak Ridge KUNG-FU

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

Oak Ridge Kungfu self-defense is defined 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 focuses on low, steady steps to the side, in addition to swift “hidden” steps to trick the opponent. Apart From Tien Shan Pai Kungfu, GM Taningco additionally teaching other 7 Martial Arts in Oak Ridge as well as its nearby areas.

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