The Academy of Martial Arts
Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate
Iaido - The Way of the Japanese Sword
Family Safety & Self-Defense Courses
Knife & Axe Throwing
Welcome to The Academy of Martial Arts
At the academy we are dedicated to providing you with the most professional instruction available. Our chief instructor is Sensei Bob Smith 8th dan, who is the chief instructor in Bermuda for the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation.
We are dedicated to providing a safe and family-oriented martial arts experience for students of all ages. Our mission is to foster self-improvement and personal development through focused training. We promote physical fitness and positive social interaction in a courteous and fun atmosphere. Our greatest responsibility is to instill in our students a sense of discipline and a code of ethics to inspire them to lead exemplary lives as leaders in the community.
Whether you are interested in our programs for mental or physical well being, The Academy of Martial Arts offers a number of programs that will fit your developmental needs and your busy schedule as well.
Although we honor Martial Arts traditions that go back centuries, we are dynamic and are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to enthuse and excite our students.
Our "Little Lions" program is where preschoolers GROW
This program will give your little one the edge by improving their focus, confidence, discipline and self-control.YES, COUNT ME IN
Check Out Our Adults Program!
As the official headquarters in Bermuda for the International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (I.O.G.K.F.). our karate program is traditional and very comprehensive. There are 5 main areas of development: Junbi Undo (Preparatory Exercises), Kihon (basics), Kata (forms), Kumite (sparring) and Hojo Undo (supplementary exercises).Learn More
Looking For Something Exotic To Improve Your Focus & Concentration?
Iaido is a graceful art that is non-competitive & primarily focused on drawing, cutting & re-sheathing the sword with perfect precision. It stresses complete serenity, clarity of mind & a unique form of moving meditation!
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Learn To Defeat The Toughest Opponent - Yourself!
Okinawan Goju-ryu karate combines both hard and soft & is one of the most dynamic and popular styles of karate in the world.
Our Essential Safety & Protection (ESP) program will teach you everything you need to keep you and your family safe.
We are the official venue for the World Axe Throwing League & available for private parties & corporate events
"Drills & Skills"
Take your training to the next level with these innovative 2 persons drills created by Sensei Smith.
Learn to use some of the most effective wrist and arm lock with one of Sensei Smith's most popular drills.
Vol.2 "The Dirty Dozen"
This drill will teach you 12 finger locks that are guaranteed to bring a person to their knees and toes!
Vol.3 "Get To The Point"
Here you will learn some of the most important vital points on the body.
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"5 RULES OF PERSONAL SAFETY"
Keep you and your family safe by knowing these five personal safety tips!
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