Weapons Training with Master Ken

Facebook Timeline

Little 🏆 are in the house! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Thank you all for your generous donations! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

1 month ago

Master Ken Martial Arts Academy
View on Facebook

1 month ago

Master Ken Martial Arts Academy

Watch Santa arrive at Master Kens martial arts! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

In the spirit of giving🎄 Our studio is collecting for the 10th year! Toys, toiletries, and baby items for YWCA Harmony House. Together we can all be a Santa to someone in need this year. We are also collecting non-perishable food items for the Palm Beach Food Bank. Representatives from both Harmony House & the Palm Beach Food Bank will be in attendance to collect your donated items. Santa will make his early annual appearance on (Saturday December 15th) via Firetruck to our Holiday Party. Come by with your donation or call us to make arrangements for a donation pick-up! #spiritofgiving #thankyou #harmonyhouse #palmbeachfoodbank ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

katana

Here at Master Ken Martial Arts Academy in Royal Palm Beach part of our most basic curriculum includes weapons training with Master Ken. Each of the weapons described below are taught in three month increments to ensure maximum understanding. Be aware that all weapons are taught in a respectful manner with the overwhelming emphasis on safety.

Bo Staff

The Bo Staff is a cornerstone weapon. Knowledge and use of the bo staff allows the student to possess the knowledge and use of many other weapons. Depending upon how it is held it can be used in short range, mid-range and long range applications. Working with a bo staff focuses concentration, increases the student’s attention, and directly affects greater balance and coordination.

Escrima Sticks

Escrima Sticks teach students to maintain the same level of focus and concentration they learned with bo staff – a single instrument of focus – but now they learn the added quality of awareness by having one short stick in each hand. Students learn to develop a point of focus while simultaneously opening up their peripheral vision. The student must learn to balance insight with intuition and to handle situations both near and far.

Sai

Learning the Sai challenges students to work on their focus, their awareness with an even deeper emphasis now on precision, and their accuracy. The design of the Sai combined with its versatility is not only incredibly interesting but it hones the student’s mental acuity and physical dexterity. The Sai will develop within each student a greater recognition of power in both tight and extended applications.

Sword

The Japanese sword, or Katana, is a return to a single focus weapon. Being an edge weapon it creates a whole new level of respect, trust and focus for the student. Training with the Katana sword requires a commitment to mindfulness. In exchange, the student receives a new level of confidence and physical coordination.

We have found that weapons training is a must for students who are battling focus or coordination challenges.

Besides all of these positive results in mind-body connections, learning these ancient weapons is both fun and extremely cool. Across all age groups, weapons’ training is a hit!

Drop by and see a demonstration or sign up for a free week of classes. You will like us. We care about our school and our students.