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TAMA MARTIAL ARTS CENTER HONORS 45TH YEAR In Service all over Springboro and also surrounding locations!

TAMA Martial Arts Center is really devoted to the development and also enhancement in the field of martial arts in Springboro. The leading 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 additionally offer Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Krav Maga/ISD (Integrated Self-Defense). The ISD training program was originated by GM Manuel Taningco, who trained it to USAirForce Defense 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 law enforcement.

Using decent methodology and also studies, continual study, and also fine-tuning of sensible self-defense application, we will lead you on to “the road to self-discovery.” Assisting trainees develop their confidence and also life skill sets. Knowing to control anxiety and also overcome with flying colors. TAMA Martial arts is more than a Black Belt Program.

An establishment for greater learning and also practice of superiority in the martial arts and also its concepts, one will find it simple to evolve with the highest expectations possible. Our vow to assist one’s discovery is also our passion and also commitment to our mentors at TAMA Martial Arts Center.


We offered 8 distinct range of martial arts program separately. Tama is the pioneer Martial arts institution launched in 1976 in the Dayton area that have featured more than just 3 martial arts discipline not just in Dayton but also Martial Arts in Springboro. Tama sets up the benchmark for multi-discipline martial arts studio in the Dayton area long before the term MMA come to be.


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

Master Taningco is the only student to ever proceed 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 and also Jujitsu. Prior to Grandmaster Gasper’s assistance, Master Taningco learnt Okinawan Shotokan Karate and also Weaponries under his older sibling Master Alex Taningco.


Springboro JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

Master Taningco is a Accredited Kempo Jiu-Jitsu Trainer under Master Gasper, Dan Zan-Ryu-Jiu-Jitsu under Teacher Ancso. He is likewise trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and also Filipino Dumog ground-fighting.

Putting together a blend of techniques from these grappling styles, Springboro Jiujitsu class is among our most interesting and also popular. The enrollees get to know genuine Jiu-Jitsu and also Judo throws, break drops along with ground battling as we would call it. We train two types of grappling, classic with the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms and also the modern Sport Jiu-Jitsu with grappling shorts and also shirts.


Come and learn from Manuel Taningco who has been training authentic Muay Thai, and also kickboxing for over two decades. He has guided experienced and also non-professional Springboro Muay Thai warriors. Taningco is one of the most established Muay Thai instructor who provide lessons not just Muay Thai in Dayton but likewise 7 Martial Arts in Springboro. We even have a competition team for those who wish to be competitive amateur and also professional.

Taningco is a qualified muay thai teacher 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 teacher), Guru Dan Inosanto, and also Kru Vut, Kru Sakasem, Kru Pongyin are all from Thailand. So register with the dynamic class guided by the one and only Master Taningco.


Springboro TAIQI (TAICHI)

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

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


The name of our style (RYU) is Icho and also has a extremely special meaning. The Patch we wear on our gi is a design 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 also spirit. The Icho Ryu oath reads:

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

As you practice the Springboro Aikijutsu you must consistently try to establish these three concepts.



Springboro Kali is recognized for its dynamic footwork, fluid hand techniques, and also efficient weaponry. When these elements incorporate, Kali is a full martial arts training and self-defense course.

During all the battle and also 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 also was practiced primarily for self defense by the pre-Spanish Filipinos. These people were noted for their friendly nature and also legendary hospitality.

The older Filipinos, who made stick fighting an art, liked to strike bone and also favored 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.

Springboro Self-Defense / ISD / Krav Maga

Springboro 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.


Springboro 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 efficient battling style. At the same time, it likewise contains graceful empty-hand and also weapons forms stressing rhythm and also “ing shou” – the presentation of power highlighted by solid thuds made by the hands.

Springboro Kungfu self-defense is defined by strikes from the side combined with multiple blocks, so that if one block fails, the second can cover. Footwork is considered vital to countering attacks; Tien Shan Pai concentrates on low, constant steps sideways, along with swift “hidden” steps to deceive the opponent. Apart From Tien Shan Pai Kungfu, GM Taningco likewise teaching other 7 Martial Arts in Springboro and also its nearby areas.





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