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Preserving the Traditional Martial Arts

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Welcome to the National Martial Arts Association website. We are known worldwide as a leading martial arts organization that is dedicated to the preservation of traditional martial arts while embracing change. Our honbu dojo is located in Chicago, Illinois. USA. Membership is open to all styles of Martial Arts. Join the NMAA today and become part of a growing martial arts family.

The NMAA is to serve as a network for martial arts of all styles, to promote better understanding among martial artists, and to support the membership and affiliated schools without having jurisdiction or authority over those schools.

The mission of the NMAA is to provide and facilitate quality training opportunities for all our members world-wide. Members are eligible to receive black belt certificates and student rank certificates, black belt promotions, instructor certification, organization and dojo charters, and association patches. Membership is open to all styles, systems, and forms of Martial Arts. We are a "NO POLITICS" association where rank is earned through years of training.

The NMAA accepts all legitimate traditionally based and modern martial arts styles.

Some of the benefits of membership to the NMAA include:

    Yin Yang symbol image  Self Defense Training
    Yin Yang symbol image  Full Contact Sparring (with safety equip)
    Yin Yang symbol image  Point Sparring (with safety equip)
    Yin Yang symbol image  Kata Training
    Yin Yang symbol image  Kobudo Training
    Yin Yang symbol image  Rank Certification
    Yin Yang symbol image  Dojo/School Charters
    Yin Yang symbol image  Branch Chief in your style
    Yin Yang symbol image  Low membership and promotion fees

The board of directors of the NMAA include Hanshi, Kyoshi, Shihan and Renshi from across the world, with decades of experience.

All certifications are validated and approved by our Internationally recognized Board of Directors. These directors are professional leaders within their own karate system, or style of karate or martial art. We are committed to quality martial arts instruction, training, and rank recognition and certification.

If you are interested in joining a "NO POLITICS" association, for you, and/or your students, where membership fees, training and promotion certificates, are all at sensible prices, and where the most important part of membership is training and learning, then please contact the NMAA today to become part of our premier organization.

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Bushido - The Way of the Warrior