IMA Professional Martial Arts Instructors
It is the continued commitment of all Interdisciplinary Martial Arts Instructors to provide the most beneficial self-defense training to each and every student using traditional philosophies, modern applications, and time-tested values of the Martial Arts while maintaining Integrity both in personal and professional life, with appreciation and gratitude for the communities we support.
With the honor, dedication, and compassion, we serve our loyal and valued staff and students by giving our best instruction through seeking everyday greatness in all fields of interaction.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN INSTRUCTOR, WE WELCOME YOU TO COME MEET WITH US!
Most all instructors and health professionals here have a college degree ranging from Fine arts to Philosophy, and/or certificate in yoga/ massage/ or acupuncture. Do you have your Black belt or certified in some healing therapy? Are you on your way to achieving it or wish to branch out? Anyone wishing to teach, volunteer, provide health alternatives or just help out in daily operations can join our academy. We offer classes in age specific teaching, fitness/health education, accounting and tax policy, business operations, public relations, promotions and advertising, and more. All Instructors are students first. We do not lease out to anyone regardless of rank, expertise, or healing modality, to work with our students without them being a student in our school and working to earn the respect of the members that make it what it is. We keep high standards in our teaching at 8 Hands. It is not a place where we show and tell the moves, but teach the body mechanics, knowledge base, and fundamental understandings of the material. Further, we maintain a certain method of instruction at our school. It is about the FOCUS of boundaries and balance with in our world.
Defining the self: mentally – physically – and spiritually
Classical training to fulfill individual potential
Defining the community: family – friends – and teammates
Practical training to build mutual respect and understanding
& PUBLIC FOCUS:
Defining the world: love – compassion – generosity
Tactical training to enhance awareness globally and universally
If you are interested please speak to your instructor, or if you are new to the school, please call 253-335-2556 to speak with an Academy Instructor about your goals!