Catskill Martial Arts Academy - Experience The Many Benefits!
 
Our academy is dedicated to provide all students with a positive learning environment.

Our entire team is committed to meeting the needs of our students as well as there parents.

Listed below is a brief description of the styles and programs we teach.
 
 
Karate-Traditional Korean Karate/Tang Soo Do- is characterized as a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands (karate chop) Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point striking is taught
 

Judo/JuJitsu- Grapping program Ages 7 and up. Judo ( was created as a physical and mental  martial art in Japan. . It is generally categorized as a modern  martial art which later evolved into a combat and Olympic sport. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the objective is to either throw or takedown an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a pin, or force an opponent to submit with a joint lock or a choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defenses are a part of judo



Tai Chi Chuan- Yang 24 Style -The ancient art of tai chi uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today's busy lifestyles and improve health. Anyone, regardless of age or physical ability, can practice Tai Chi. it doesn't take physical prowess. Rather, tai chi emphasizes technique over strength. Originally developed in China as a form of self-defense, tai chi is a graceful form of exercise that has existed for some 2,000 years.
 
 

 
Weapons- Training with martial arts traditional weapons has been compared to weight lifting workouts, aerobic and conditioning workouts. Training with weapons helps to develop similar muscles as used in karate and increases hand-eye coordination and heightened reflexes. Weapons taught Bo, Sai, Tonfa, Kama and Sword.
 

S.T.A.T Combatives Ages 18 and up. STAT (Securing Techniques and Tactics) is a Military Combatives program. This class teaches, blocks, strikes, kicks, sweeps, throws, take-downs, joint locks, arm bars, chokes, grabs, weapons and ground fighting.


 
 
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