Our weekly classes blend traditional character building martial arts with practical self defense. Students rank in Kenpo Karate and may also pursue other styles we are certified to teach including authentic ninjutsu and weapons, Integrated Martial Arts (filipino, jiu jutsu, judo), and Korean Tang Soo Do. Our state of the art flooring as well as hardwood dojo allow safe practice of throws, takedowns, striking, and physical development for all ages. We specialize in a variety of unique weapon schools including Bo Staff, escrima, sword, and flexible tools including rope and clothing. The softer, more internal aspect of training is also available for all ages including Tai Chi and Da Dao Chan Qi Gong in private lessons. Please scroll down to access manuals for testing, registration forms, special clinics and summer camp information.
Monday- basics 4-5:30pm, advanced until 7, private after
Tuesday- Kids / Tang Soo Do 4-5pm, private after
Wednesday- Ninjutsu / Taijutsu traditional 3:30-
Friday- private 3-3:55pm, group class mixed 4-5:30, advanced until 7pm, private after
Saturday- 10am Grandmaster class, private after
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Students will do all the basics - hiking, swimming, archery, tracking, stealth, Earth skills, shelter, fire, and more
Students rig boats and head to the lake, learning water safety and sailing skills and practice all basics in a more advanced environment.
Physical and mental training for living in the natural world. Learn plants, heritage and history, and build awareness skills useful for the mountains and in life.
Cutting edge training for those who've mastered the basics - Elite is for return students who want a little more. Fast paced, rougher conditions, and great team mates describe this wilderness immersion course. Much more than survival we will be practicing long term primitive living skills including security, recon, medical, communications, team work, leadership structures, navigation, and much more.
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Classes include Martial arts, survival, The Appalachian Ninja, traditional sword, Qi Gong and body wellness - get in shape and learn defense with our online live courses during COVID-19 isolation periods. Lots of recorded classes and posts for anytime viewing.
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ZOOM app required for LIVE classes.
* Deposit of $200 required for each student of summer camp
*Deposit non refundable 30 days prior to camp
*payments welcome, balance must be complete before camp start
*all students must have registration completed and mailed in prior to camp
* AVL / GSP / CLT Airport pickup available!
*SCROLL DOWN to book camp and reserve your place - we limit our program to 12 students!
Scroll down to find our course price list. Be sure to locate your information packet upon arrival. THANK YOU safe travels!
Tang Soo Do and other, open tournament for martial arts; weapons, sparring, kata (hyung).
March 17-18, 2023
Join the crew for a weekend at the lake.
Students and instructors join renowned teacher Hakim Isler "The Black Macguyver", author of Ninja Survival, for a weekend of world class training and learning with students from around the region. Come prepared to camp, families welcome. Spencer will be offering classes, topics TBA
$150 per student participating in classes.
April 22 Free fun family festival near Boone, Spencer leading classes, FREE! Lots of stuff going on join us.
Spend a day in America's largest Living History Village learning outdoor skills with Spencer
19 August 2023, 10-4pm Visit www.hartsquare.com/craft-classes/comfort-in-the-woods-workshop
EPIC educational collective, music arts crafts and four days camping visit www.fireflygathering.org June 20-25, 2023
see www.turtleislandpreserve.com for details
Super fun, long duration heritage village and old time crafts along with games, rides, food and family fun. Near Richmond, VA. Spencer will have the Appalachian Ninja setup going with classes on fire, survival, solar power and power. Videos, crafts, knives and discounts on sale.
Travel down east near Fayetteville, NC to interact with martial family associated with Master David Sgro. Visiting grandmasters will offer insights and wisdom as well.
Follow us at The Appalachian Ninja on www.meetup.com
for awesome last minute get togethers!
Spencer regularly travels and teaches throughout the year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve him as a public speaker, class instructor, musician, at your home, venue, or event.
Semi private LOCAL classes are a big part of what we do - gather a group and have your own private family instructor each week.
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REGISTRATION form (docx)Download
LOTSWild Summer Camp Packing List (docx)Download
LOTSWILD course price list (docx)Download
Kenpo Basics 1 (docx)Download
Kenpo Color Belt (docx)Download
IMA Charts w Principles 26 pgs All (pdf)Download
Tang Soo Do - short (doc)Download
Koto Ryu (docx)Download
Kukishin Ryu Roku Shaku Bo Jutsu (docx)Download
Shindenfudo Ryu (docx)Download
Firearm Foundations Test (docx)Download
Ed-Med Plants VID Test (docx)Download
Stick jiu jutsu, clothing as a tool, Bo staff, samurai Koizumi sword, spear techniques, tracking, sailing - fast, water rescue, first aid, traps, plant ID, folk medicines, escrima, strikes, locks, navigation, orienteering, strength training, mechanics, gardening, healing arts, wet/cold/night/altitude exposure, gadgets, archery, blacksmithing, knife throwing, true shurikenjutsu, sling making-use, bark working, wood carving, knots and hitches, tipi construction, barn raising, animals - training and care, fire (smokeless, friction, ice, piston, glass, plastic, balloon, hand drill, can, sparks, battery, flint, one match, wind, wet, more), rope climb, stalking, hunting, skinning, clothes making, food/cooking, weather reading, rock climbing, river safety, swimming, rock craft, shugendo, fishing, Cherokee style blowguns - darts, hanbo, beekeeping, bamboo crafts, native lore, tree study, appalachian history, alternative power systems, marksmanship, teambuilding, arrow making, primitive dying, backpacking, psychology, tool sharpening, languages, escape techniques, gotonpo, storytelling, photography, herbs, knife making, bone craft, the honor of challenge, metal working, camo - patterns/types/uses, ceremony, history, music, endurance, solo wilderness preparation, spears, home security, goat wrasslin, community events, radios, tomahawks, sewing, handload centerfire cartridges, horse archery, scat, hojojutsu, shelters, bikepacking, simple games, metsubishi, and much much more!!!!!