TaeKwonDo

Tae-Kwon-Do:

Tae-Kwon-Do is a Korean Martial art:  The art of hands and feet, consisting of hard blocking, punches, Katas, weapons and sparring. Tae Kwon do combines combat techniques, self-defense, sport and exercise.

Tae-Kwon-Do Black Belt Oath:

"I, on becoming a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do, solemnly swear to the following Oath: to obey the Master and Instructor; to obey the rule of Tae-Kwon-Do; to set a good example and be of good moral character, that the lesser belts may follow; to continue to train diligently and vigorously in the art of Tae-Kwon-Do; and to strive for excellence. To keep the honor of Black Belt above all with modesty."

kenpo

Kenpo:

Kenpo is a Chinese art that represents fast hands in close range, low kicks and taking your opponent out fast without thinking. Number one for disarming weapons.

Kenpo Creed:

"I come to you with only Karate, empty hands. I have no weapons, but should I be forced to defend myself, my principles or my honor, should it be a matter of life or death, of right or wrong; then here are my weapons, Karate, my empty hands." - Ed Parker

Aikido

Aikido:

Aikido is a Japanese art, founder of the process of defense and its factors.  The inner factors are the role of the mind, the principle of centralization, the principle of extension and the principle of control. Aikido is performed by blending with the motion of the attacker redirecting and controling the force of the attack rather than opposing it head-on.

Self Defense

Self Defense:

Self-defense is a countermeasure that involves defending oneself, one's property, or the well-being of another from harm.  Learn to Work techniques with an opponent, to make things more realistic in a real situation.  If attacked to work techniques to make things right.

Weapons

Weapons:

Weapons use in class is designed to learn good hand and eye coordination.  Weapons are also used in competitions and talent shows.  Weapons taught at USA Karate are:
Bo Staff, Kamas, Tonfa, Fan, Nun Chucks, Cane, Escrima Sticks, 3 Sectional Staff, and Broad Sword

Muay Thai

Muay Thai:

Muay Thai is commonly referred to as 'The Are of Eight Weapons': 2 hands, 2 feet, 2 shins and 2 elbows. Muay Thai translated into Englis as Tahi Boxing.