I was an avid martial arts student and practitioner while in my 30s and 40s, and, with my children, simultaneously studied sports karate and separate self-defense systems for my own gain. My self-defense instructor was relocated in 1994 and I began lessons with Master Harmaning. Read More …
The quick reflexes and solid horse stance I learned at the A.K.E.A. saved my leg.
My pant leg was caught in the gears of an industrial oven that would have most certainly shredded my foot and ankle if I had not responded immediately.
The Carhartts were ripped up to my thigh but I walked away with nothing but a red mark and some grease on my leg.
Self defense does not always involve being attacked by a bad guy.
A.K.E.A. teaches every day life skills.
“Thank you for teaching self defense to our kid! At 4 years of age, he is using this class as a great opportunity to be a self-confident, disciplined gentleman. He just doesn’t know it yet. We appreciate how the A.K.E.A. Auburn is improving his confidence and ability to follow directions.”