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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MARTIAL ARTS SC

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Self Defense Practice

ABOUT AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MARTIAL ARTS SC

The American College of Martial Arts is a non-traditional school of Martial Arts that teaches an evolution of several styles of Martial Arts with their techniques and skills designed for use in a self defense or combative application.

 

The techniques taught here can be distinguished from other styles of martial arts by the use of both hard and soft moves and techniques as well as both linear and circular techniques. Much of the style is comprised of joint manipulation, flow hitting, and the use of pressure points.

 

Our style is comprised of techniques found in Tiger Shark Hapkido, Hakdari Sohn Hapkido, Kenpo Karate, Judo, Wing Chun, Tae Kwon Do, and several styles of Kung Fu . With a mixture of styles this gives the practitioner less restrictions in movement and techniques and more room to develop their own individuality. 

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MEMBER OF:

Asian American Martial Arts Alliance

International Kenpo Karate Association

United States Hapkido Association

World Hapkido Association

National Korean Martial Arts Association

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ACMA YOUTH PROGRAM

AMCA YOUTH is a program developed for kids ages 6 - 12 years of age. The Marital Arts are a fantastic way to improve your child's coordination, dexterity, and mental focus. Martial Arts for youths also helps develop respect, honor, and reinforces better ethics and judgement for todays children all while having fun learning the basics of Martial Arts.

If you are looking for something new and engaging for your child, check out a free class today.

UPCOMING EVENTS

12/16/2023
9am - 10:30am
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BELT TESTING

Get ready to change your belts color!

 

 If you are ready for your next belt, the test for Green Belts will be held on Saturday, December 16th from 9am till 10:30am at our Verdae location.

meet the staff

MEET OUR STAFF

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Michael Watkins

Master Instructor

Michael has been a martial artist for over 40 years and hold the rank of Master Instructor -  5th Dan in Tiger Shark Hap Ki Do.

 

Studying in the arts of Hap Ki Do, KenPo, Judo, Wing Chun, and several styles of Kung Fu under Grand Masters Thomas Bocock and John Dowdy. 

Michaels main focus is on self defense, anti-bullying, and helping develop strong morals and character in students. 

Outside of Martial Arts, Michael is also a professional comic book artist and voice actor with work on Sonic the Hedgehog, Transformers, Star Wars, Iron Man, and many others.

Tony Mitchell

Assistant Instructor

Bio coming soon

Quynn Snyder

Junior Instructor 

Bio Coming Soon

CONTACT US

276.618.4469  |  info@acmasc.com

635 Haywood Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

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