It is my deepest sadness to announce the passing away of Grandmaster Ip Ching on 26 January 2020. Grandmaster Ip was my teacher and Sifu since 1989. I was fortunate to witness his conversion to Christianity before he lost his consciousness. A Christian Memorial Service was held in 7 February 2020.
This is what I’m often talking about in class about being a protector, being the person running toward danger instead of just being a spectator or even running away. Martial Arts don’t make you invincible, of course, but the…[Read more]
Ninjutsu is deceptive in how easily it can become Aikido, Kung Fu, or Krav Maga. It can incorporate techniques from other arts without compromising its own structure or seamlessly transition to another art entirely.
Our Shadows hold the essence of who we are.
They hold our most precious gifts. By facing these aspects of ourselves, we become free to experience our glorious totality; the good and the bad, the dark and the light.”
The United States Martial Arts Association (USMAA) was created by Philip Porter in 1995. O-Sensei Porter continued to be the cornerstone of the association until August, 2011. The USMAA continues in the same spirit as outlined by O-Sensei Porter. The leaders of the association are dedicated martial artists who have incorporated the principles of Budo into their lives. The association is accepting of all martial arts styles, advocates fair and equitable ranks, and continues to provide the best training and leadership available. The association is a non-profit corporation.
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USMA National Office:
1000 Cordova Place, Suite 505
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (402) 250 4618
Executive Director L. Herschel: ExecutiveDirector@mararts.org