Welcome to the website for Black Dragon Martial Arts!

    If you're looking for effective self-defense training, in a fun and friendly training environment, at an affordable price then a BDMA dojo might be the right choice for you!

    Our effective blend of modern Mixed Martial Arts and traditional martial styles gives our students a balanced combination of modern fighting principles with traditional skills. Our students gain confidence and learn quality sef defense skills while having a good time. Students learn simple fundamentals such as striking, kicking, blocking, and breakfalls. They also learn grappling, rolling, combat techniques, evasion, weapons skills, and so much more. And one thing that differentiates BDMA dojos from many other styles is our fluid and dynamic movement principles. We could go on and on, but why sit on your couch and read about it on the internet when you could come out and try things out for free?

    After reading through the site if you think that you would like to find out more about what we do, or if you would like to try out, we would love to have you come and visit one of our classes. We offer a free, no obligation, trial class so you can get a glimpse of what we do. Check out the Joining BDMA page for more information!

Martial Arts Benefits

    There are a variety of different reasons that people join the Martial Arts. Some join for the exercise, some for the challenge, and others join to learn to defend themselves.

    Any martial artist will tell you that there are multiple benefits in martial arts training. The most obvious benefit is learning how to defend yourself, and that is one of the major reasons why most of the systems were developed in the first place. Knowing how to defend oneself and loved ones in a potentially dangerous situation is just as important now as it was hundreds of years ago. But training is not just about fighting. Many people take up martial arts for the fitness benefits as well. Martial Arts training can improve your cardiovascular fitness and muscle tone. The more the student trains, the more their strength will increase from the calisthenics and training.

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Choosing a School

    When it comes to selecting a Martial Arts school, many people don't even know how to start. So here are some pointers.

    We recommend that you start by answering a series of questions.

    - What do you want from your training?
    - Are there specific aspects of the Martial Arts that you want to learn?

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What is the best?

    Some schools try to tell you that their style is the best style around. But in reality there is no such thing as the single “best style”. A system that works extremely well for one student, may not at all be what someone else is looking for.

    A student who is looking to become a professional MMA fighter is looking for something entirely different than someone who wants to explore the traditional philosphies and ideologies of one of the ancient martial disciplines. And both of those people are probably looking for something different than a mother who wants to find a competitive sport karate school for her child.

    If you are searching for “the best” school, first you need to understand what you are looking for. What do you hope to achieve with your studies? Then you should visit some schools and try some different styles, and then you can decide what is the best for you.

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