Okinawan Martial Art
Internationaly known Grandmaster Dr. William Rankin, PhD. A 10th degree Black Belt, founder and director of the United States Martial Artist Association teaches the Ancient Okinawan Martial Art of Shorin ryu. Classes incorporate the 3 “A’s” of self defense, 7 componenets of power and the use of force rules of engagement. Classes are enjoyable and will test you. There are no contracts. Any belt promotions are not handed out freely. You will earn them and feel very good about yourself.
Classes are available for both male and female from the ages of 11. Everyone will be treat equally as an adult. We do not use any language other than English. If you need to use a technique for your survival, knowing the name of a technique in a foreign language will not help you.
You may ask, what will I be learning?
Various movements of the Okianwan Martial arts stle of Uchuno Shorin Ryu Karate.
Traditional forms of the style
Various choking attacks from different angles
Various bear hug attacks from different angles. We do not grapple.
Various hair grabing attacks
Various Lapel, wrist and body grabbing attacks
Various kidnapping attempt attacks
Attacks while laying in bed
Wall, corner attacks
Various attacks from multiple attackers
Sparring will be optional, gear will be required if activity is present.
One step sparring will take the place of true sparring