3 STUDENTS EARN BLACK BELT RANKS The martial arts has grown tremendously in the United States. In the 1950s and 60s Americans became increasingly aware of the martial arts (primarily judo and karate) as it entered public consciousness through movies and televisions series. Today, you would be hard pressed to sit down at a dinner table and not find someone who either has a black belt or knows someone who does. Belt ranks serve as visual identification of achievement within
The picture above is Headmaster Clifford C. Crandall Jr. with his top Iaido student and certified instructor, Kyoshi Nathan Morris. Kyoshi Morris is to be congratulated for his outstanding work in organizing and structuring of this year’s Tai Kai. As the coordinator for the Tai Kai, his responsibilities involved everything from the condition of the cutting stands; obtaining, rolling and preparing reeds for cutting; registration; preparation of competition materials; weapons c
Results for the testing held at the American Martial Arts Institute on October 11, 2022 ADULT RANK Christopher Case is now a 3rd Rank Brown Belt If your name appears on this list, see your instructor to receive and review your test results.
All testings are posted within two weeks of the test date
at the main location and on the American Martial Arts Institute web site.
Results for the testing held at the American Martial Arts Institute on October 11, 2022 The following students have tested for new rank: JUNOR RANK Gabriel Santiago is now Orange Belt Marshall Vergara is now Orange Belt Wyatt Vergara is now Orange Belt Landon Pierce is now Yellow Belt Christopher Reale is now Green Belt Francis Mae Roginski is now Green Belt James Shelley is now Green Belt Isabella Stewart is now Green Belt Olivia Stewart is now Green Belt ADULT RA
Still Alive and Kicking continues to grow. Each month Grandmaster Crandall (with assitance from Headmaster Eric Stalloch) produces two episodes with suggestions for seniors to get active. Occassionally, we produce bonus episodes for seasonal activities. Today we are sharing our second episode for the month: Bonsai Shaping AND A bonus episode: Fall Fun Days Enjoy!
October 8, 2022 "The martial arts is a road traveled by an individual who is developing and shaping themselves into the most they can be, and yet, without an instructor and a school, that individual is stagnant and denied the ability to see the road and know the choices that lie before them at each intersection.” -Grandmaster Clifford Crandall Jr. There are moments and events that define the future of nations, governments, agencies, and people. Such events happen on large sc