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KENPO KARATE
ASHEVILLE, NC

 

 

 
 
A.C.K. INSTITUTE OF MARTIAL ARTS
(Association of Chinese Kenpo)
KENPO KARATE - ASHEVILLE, NC

 

The Institute of Martial Arts, established in 1970, is devoted to teaching an effective street fighting martial art - rather than a sport or tournament form as is commonly found today - while specializing in personal mental, spiritual, and character development. Regular training is conducted with private lessons plus additional group practice sessions. The private lesson format accelerates the learning process three to five times faster than the common group-only method of training according to Harvard learning studies.

The fighting skills taught at the A.C.K. are simple and can be accomplished by anyone regardless of age, size, or natural physical ability. The style of Kenpo Karate has always had a reputation for its straight-forward lethal effectiveness, and easy application to real life situations.

Instruction at the A.C.K. is completely safe, and focused on each individual's needs through a very structured personal program conducted by a highly qualified and certified instructor, personally assigned to each student, who is devoted to the overall skill and character development of his assigned students. Each individual trains with one private lesson per week, and attends as many group practice sessions as he wishes. The cost of training is comparable to other schools which do not include private instruction as the foundation of their training programs.

The special character of the A.C.K. training method is seen in its embracing the full scope of the martial arts - specializing in the development of mental and personal (or spiritual) abilities. This type of training is almost impossible to find in today's 'modernized' schools, and is the actual foundation for a person's growth. The A.C.K. does not teach or adhere to any principles that would conflict with any ideals of particular philosophies or religions. We do build extraordinary individuals - true Warrior Sages - fulfilling the ages old promise of the martial arts: Creating a stronger and truer human being. Earlier problems, fears, and stress drop away as one becomes stronger than the forces making up one's difficulties. Limitations fall away as the student's potentials are increased, and he employs advanced mental and personal techniques to master his life. It is a developmental path and unique experience unlike any other, which will be a hallmark in your life.

All ages and ability levels are welcome (offering special family discounts). Through careful training, patience, and understanding, our professional instructors will guide you along a special journey that will enhance your physical, mental, and spiritual awareness and abilities. We invite you to visit us to find out what the A.C.K. and Kenpo Karate is all about.

FOR INFORMATION ON A.C.K. TRAINING PROGRAMS (click here)

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS NEW TO THE MARTIAL ARTS

Up to twenty years ago, one could join any martial arts school and be assured of receiving the full scope of the martial arts in his training. Unfortunately this is not true today, and the necessity of a basic understanding of the martial arts is more important than ever when choosing a school. When the martial arts became commercialized in the mid 1970’s, many schools started to specialize and reduce what they offered the public. The focus on character development and extraordinary mental and spiritual abilities gave way to sport karate and seven year old black belt ‘masters’.

Today the public doesn’t really know what to expect or look for in beginning the martial arts. As a public service the A.C.K. offers a FREE ORIENTATION LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION which will educate any prospective student on which style and school will best supply what he is personally seeking. It puts the history, purposes, and different approaches of the various styles in an understandable perspective which will enable the student to correctly choose the type of training experience which will suite him best and the type of school which focuses on his particular goals. The lecture also addresses commons pitfalls one must avoid when choosing a new school, like committing to contracts, and how to evaluate a new school's program. Illuminating demonstrations make the differences between the various martial arts styles understandable, and also clarify the difference between physical, mental, and spiritual training. The intriguing conclusion concerns ones’ role and purpose in life and makes for an entertaining and thought provoking experience. This is a ‘must’ for new or continuing students in the martial arts who need to become better informed, before committing to any particular school or training approach. Join us and enjoy this helpful presentation.

FREE ORIENTATION LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION (click here)

CALL NOW FOR THE LECTURE SCHEDULE! SPEAK TO A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR FOR GENERAL ADVICE CONCERNING THE MARTIAL ARTS AND SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE A.C.K. 828) 255-1914