Welcome Packet

  WELCOME TO EDGE MARTIAL ARTS! Our mission at Edge Martial Arts is to create a positive environment for our students to become the best versions of themselves through the study of traditional karate-dō. We believe in the value of martial arts training — not just as a method of self-defense or as a sport, but…

About Goju-Ryu Karate

Karate is a martial art originating from Okinawa, a large island between Japan and China. It is a combination of indigenous boxing and wrestling martial arts (te) with heavy Chinese quan fa (“kung fu”) influences. Early styles of karate are often generalized as Shuri-te, Naha-te, and Tomari-te, named after the three cities from which they emerged. Today, there are many…

Weapons Class Schedule

MONDAY, MAY 6TH Purple & Brown Belts: Bo & Kali Black Belts & Black Belt Candidates: Bring All Weapons Purple Belts and Brown Belts will work on Bo Fundamentals and Bo Basics. All students testing for Black Belt or Shodan/Nidan ranks in May will have the opportunity during this weapons class (and the Open Mat…

Competition Team Video Reference Library

KATA REFERENCE VIDEOS Kururunfa | Suparinpei | Seisan | Sanseiru | Shisochin | Pachu | Anan | Anan Dai | Papuren KURURUNFA (1) KURURUNFA (2) SUPARINPEI (1) SEISAN (1) SANSEIRU (1) SHISOCHIN (1) PACHU (INSTRUCTIONAL – SAKUMOTO SENSEI) PACHU (1) PACHU (2) PACHU (3) ANAN (INSTRUCTIONAL – HASEGAWA SENSEI) ANAN (1) ANAN DAI (INSTRUCTIONAL – OHSHITA SENSEI) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtQV-vf22Ss ANAN DAI (1)

Sai Seminar

Edge Martial Arts is thrilled to offer a seminar on sai, a traditional Okinawan weapon. At EMA, sai are not taught until 1st degree black belt, but this one-time event is open to Purple Belts & Above! Sensei Eric and Sensei Ben will cover the basics of how to hold and move the sai, as well…

Black Belt Study Guide

CLICK ON THE BELT BELOW TO VIEW STRIPING & CURRICULUM.     Reference Videos by Type KIHON 1. Block and Counter Drill — instructional video 2. Basic Handstrikes — instructional video 3. Advanced Handstrikes — instructional video 4. Hard Blocking System — instructional video 5. Advancing Hard Blocking System — instructional video 6. Soft Blocking System — instructional video  7. Cat Stance — instructional…