The Meaning of "OSU"

The Meaning of "OSU"

Saturday, February 04, 2017


Gillian Fannin


  1. Women's Testing
    22 May, 2018
    Women's Testing
    We have our first Women's Class Promotion Testing tonight, Tuesday, May 22nd 2018. These students have trained hard and will be asked to execute basic techniques and have a working knowledge or Kyokushin terminology, philosophy and history.  White belt students will performing Taikyoku Sono Ichi and Sokugi Taikyoku Sono Ichi. This is the first two kata's.  They will do light sparring, conditioning and flexibility exercises. This promotion is from White Belt to Orange Belt. We wish these ladies
  2. Our 10th Anniversary
    12 May, 2018
    Our 10th Anniversary
    This month we reached a major milestone with Ultimate Martial Arts Academy. We are celebrating our 10th anniversary and couldn't have done it without you. Thanks to all the students past, present and future, the especially to the parents who took the time to bring their children to classes every week. Here's to our next 10! See you in class! Shihan Dan and Sensei Susan
  3. Women's Karate Classes
    21 Feb, 2018
    Women's Karate Classes
    Ladies Karate Are you ready to build strength and confidence, increase flexibility and feel incredibly empowered? We have started a new karate class just for women. It's traditional Japanese karate training and practical self-defense. These classes will run twice a week - Tuesday and Thursday from 7 pm until 8 pm. Try it out for 1 week free! You don't need previous experience; just a willingness to learn and strengthen your mind, body and spirit through martial arts training.  Shihan Dan
  4. Women's Self-Defense Class
    06 Jul, 2017
    Women's Self-Defense Class
    We are conducting our popular women's self defense course later on this month. The cost for the course is $79 .This is 5 total hours of self-defense awareness and practical training. We highly recommend this course for all women ages 13 and older, and especially for college -bound gals. No prior experience necessary. The dates are: Saturday July 22 - 12:30 to 2:15pm Tuesday July 25 - 7:00 - 8:30 pm Saturday July 29 - 1230 - 2:15pm Please register at the dojo, by email or by phone. Payment will
  5. Our New Shihan
    13 Feb, 2017
    Our New Shihan
    Congratulations to our teacher, Sensei Dan, who was promoted to Shihan.  Shihan means "teacher of teachers."   This is a well deserved title!  He will always be our sensei, but we will now call him Shihan Dan or Shihan Webster. (Picture will be updated with Shihan Dan and his new belt soon.)
  6. Promotion Testing
    13 Feb, 2017
    Promotion Testing
    As a student rises in rank, time between promotion tests will increase. Students need to know all the requirements for their rank,  not just be able to perform the latest kata or technique they learned. For example, the minimum training time between brown belt and black belt is 1 year. All students are expected to attend class even if they are not testing that day. This is to participate in warm ups and basics. They may also be asked to help with self-defense and sparring. Every class you
  7. U.S. Kyokushin Open
    21 Oct, 2016
    U.S. Kyokushin Open
    Mark your calendars! Shihan Petrovich's annual tournament in Maine. The United States Kyokushin Open : April 8th, 2017.  After the daytime events stay for the nighttime Full Contact Karate National Championship.
  8. Children of Haiti Clothing Drive
    19 Oct, 2016
    Children of Haiti Clothing Drive
    Students & Parents Our dojo is collecting clean, gently-used children's clothing and shoes to donate for shipment to the children of Haiti. As you already know, they had much devastation from Hurricane Matthew. Please bring any donations you may have to the dojo by end of class Saturday 10/22/16. We will then deliver them at one time to Cocoa Beach Half Marathon race management who are supplying portable storage for the items. They will then be personally delivering the items to Haiti in the
  9. Kata Training
    27 Jun, 2016
    Kata Training
    “Once a kata has been learned, it must be practiced repeatedly until it can be applied in an emergency, for knowledge of just the sequence of a form in Karate is useless.” – Gichin Funakoshi Practice your Kata's at home not just during class.