We teach authentic Okinawan Karate (Shorinryu) and Ryukyu Kobujutsu (Okinawan Weaponry) directly from Okinawa. We have affiliations and have obtained ranking from organizations / instructors in Okinawa, Japan. Our senior instructors are a husband and wife team which really brings the family aspect to our dojo also.
Serves Akron, OH Best of 2021 15 years in business
With a dedication to learning fighting through 46 years of experience with many traditional martial arts, modern fighting arts, military and police training, I have the knowledge to teach any aspect my clients want. Watching someone grow and learn is my love.
I’m the only Licensed COBRA Self-Defense Owner/instructor in the Canton area. I have been teaching individuals, groups and corporate employees for 34 yrs. COBRA is an international brand and is a reality law enforcement based program designed for the civilian. We empower all age groups to deal with criminals and the types of crimes they commit.
We teach realistic survival skills while providing a phenomenal work out! With Krav Maga, you will learn the techniques out of Boxing, Kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, and stick and knife fighting, as they apply to eliminating a threat as quickly as possible. It is straight to the point, effective material, but we have a blast training together.
Here at Zahand's Martial Arts, we bring you the finest training, ranging in three disciplines - Karate, Judo, and Jiu-Jitsu.
The owner, 2-Time Pan-American Champion and #1 on the US Olympic Team, Larry Zahand, has been in business for more than 25 years. He coined the phrase, "Knowledge in the Mind, Strength in the Body, and Kindness in the Heart" - which is everything he passed onto his students.
All classes are age oriented, with a phenomenal instructor staff.
If you think martial arts will benefit you or your child, we KNOW it will. It sets children and adults up with not only self defense, but the basic life skills and family va
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I've been with the ATA for four years now. I've studied all different sorts of martial arts along with boxing. We have a great mix of adult and child classes ranging from beginners to people with backgrounds in the martial arts field. I've earn the prestigious accomplishments of being a world champion at combat sparing. I've also won three district titles in combat sparing along side two district titles in traditional point sparing. I've taught a number of different disciplines as well so there is always a bit of mix to my style. In addition I work with a great team of instructors who all have their own personal touch they apply to there teac
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