At the USA Martial Arts Training Centers, the Korean art of Tae Kwon Do and the Japanese art of Karate Do are taught essentially combined together. Both arts stem from basically the same origins in China , but evolved slightly differently due to the influence of other Martial Arts and philosophies in the two different countries.
Both arts stress strong kicking and punching techniques, with Tae Kwon Do training putting more emphasis on kicking and Karate putting more emphasis on hand techniques. The Chong Shin Kwan style of Tae Kwon Do Karate, as taught by Master Jarrett, puts equal importance in both arts. The Chong Shin Tae Kwon Do Karate Association governs and regulates the Chong Shin Kwan Style of Tae Kwon Do Karate as taught within the USA Martial Arts Federation.
The Tae Kwon Do Karate program at USA Martial Arts is available for adults, teens and children with many age and skill-level specific classes.
The USA Martial Arts Training Centers are licensed and recognized by the USA National Karate-do Federation (USA-NKF). The USA-NKF is the National Governing Body for Karate within the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee.
Aikido is a very traditional Japanese Martial Art that stresses harmony of the mind and body. Aikido incorporates joint locking and nerve control techniques together with dynamic throwing techniques to control and subdue an opponent.
Aikido finds its roots in the Samurai fighting arts of feudal Japan . Aikido is the most popular Martial Art taught for police and other defensive tactics programs.
Within the USA Martial Arts Federation, the USA Aikido Association teaches both the Aiki-Kai and Yoshinkan styles of Aikido. The USA Aikido Association is the United States representative of the Chudokai Aikido Federation International which is based in Windsor, Ontario, Canada under the direction of Shihan Kevin Blok, 9th Dan. Shihan Jarrett is a 7th Dan in Aikido and Blok Shihan's most senior student.
JUDO and JUJITSU
Judo, which is the modern and refined form of Jujitsu, is a very powerful Martial Art that teaches throwing, grappling, and choking techniques to control an opponent. Today a very popular Olympic sport, Judo training, in one form or another, has become an essential part of anyone's serious training in self-defense.
Shihan Jarrett holds the rank of 8th Dan in both Judo and Jujitsu and is a Life Member of the United States Judo Association (USJA). The Judo/Jujitsu branch of the USA Martial Arts Federation is the USA Judo/Jujitsu Association which is recognized by both the USJA, United States Jujitsu Federation, and the United States Traditional Kodokan Judo Federation.
Iaido is the art of the Japanese Samurai sword. An art that teaches immense concentration and self-discipline, Iaido has become a very popular Martial Art for people of all walks of life. It is a journey back to the days of the Samurai of Old Japan that in modern times helps oneself relieve the stresses of everyday pressures and develop a respect for life.
The USA Iaido Shoshin Ryu regulates the Iaido section of the USA Martial Arts Federation. The USA Martial Arts Federation Headquarters also serves as the Hombu Dojo for the International Iai-Tate Do Federation, of which Shihan Jarrett serves as Chief Instructor.
Kobudo is the art of ancient oriental weapons training (specifically Okinawan) that involves such traditional weapons as the Bo, Sai, Nunchaku, Tonfa, and Kama. The study of these old weapons helps develop an individuals' strength and coordination as well as an ability and skill to turn many everyday objects into a weapon of defense if needed.
The Kobudo program of the USA Martial Arts Federation is taught integrated into the Tae Kwon Do Karate program. Master Jarrett's extensive study of many kobudo styles with many senior masters provides for a unique blend and excellent weapons education.