Class at World Martial Arts Center, Gainesville FL
What makes the World Martial Arts Center unique is a combination of extraordinary experience and their program design that emphasizes the type of success principles and life skills that can make all the difference in any child’s life.
The instructors at the World Martial Arts Center have been serving the Gainesville community for 33 years and the school has a student-to-instructor ratio or less than 7-1.
The World Martial Arts Center
6020 NW 4th Place
Gainesville, FL 35607
Under the direction of Cory Schafer, a 4th degree black belt, the World Martial Arts Center’s youth program provides a fun and challenging environment designed to reward students for improving their mental focus, mastering curriculum, and developing positive social skills. Their unique program design emphasizes that each child be accountable for their own progress and success, leading to a genuine sense of self-confidence and an absolute belief in their ability to achieve.
Learning self defense at the World Martial Arts Center, Gainesville Florida
There are many Karate schools to choose from, but if you want one that is focused on “total child development” then The World Martial Arts Center is the right choice for you.
Martial Arts Activities
The World Martial Arts Center in Gainesville, FL also serves as the epicenter for national and international martial arts activity.
- American Wado-Kai Karate Association (AWKA) National Headquarters. The AWKA authorizes black belt testing and certifies black belt ranks. These ranks are fully recognized by the U.S. Eastern Wado-Ryu Federation and accredited by the All-Japan Karate Federation.
- International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association (ISKA) World-wide headquarters. The ISKA has regulated competitive martial arts and combat sports on five continents in fifty four countries since 1986, and has sanctioned professional kickboxing broadcasts for ESPN for more than twenty years.
- Chuck Norris’ World Combat League (WCL) Commission Office. The WCL is seen weekly on the Versus television network.
- Producers of the US OPEN and ISKA World Martial Arts Championship. Generally recognized as the most prestigious international martial arts tournaments in the world the U.S. OPEN draws nearly 3,000 competitors from more than thirty different countries. The US OPEN is aired annually around the world on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Internationals.
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