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Located in San Luis Obispo, CA, the US Academy of Martial Arts is unique in its approach to teaching martial Arts. We have adapted and refined styles from around the world such as Karate, Kung-Fu, Aikido, Tae-Kwon-Do, Judo, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, developing a solid style that takes the best of each system and is effective and easy to learn at any age, ability or skill level. The blending of the styles provides US-AMA students in San Luis Obispo with an unlimited resource of effective techniques. Rather than molding the student into one particular style, US-AMA has designed training programs that maximize the abilities and potential of each student.

Here is the latest of what our students and parents have to say:

    • “Our son is growing both physically and mentally, gaining self-esteem, self-control and responsibility to name a few.  He says Karate is more important to him than soccer, football, baseball and basketball combined.  Thank you!” 5/11/16
    • “I like that US-AMA builds and strengthens the ability to focus.  It also teaches the kids about goals and accomplishments.” 5/10/16
    • “I like that the instructor is a fine mentor and example of what is possible for the students.” 4/28/16
    • “I like the instruction on respect and behavior as well as the physical training.” 4/27/16
    • “I love the instructors!” 5/19/16
    • “I like the respect and friendliness shown by all the staff and the self-control and respect expected from students.” 6/2/16

Meet Our Staff

Sensei Daniel Cavaliere is a talented instructor who has been teaching martial arts in San Luis Obispo for over a decade.  He makes learning fun as well as challenging.  At the US Academy of Martial Arts, adult classes and kid classes will have students leaving with a greater understanding of martial arts while at the same time looking forward to coming back for another fun, dynamic class.

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