|Grand Master Joe Cayer, 9th Dan, welcomes you to the Emerald Coast Martial Arts Academy, LLC® (ECMA) Located at #726 N. Beal Pkwy. (by Sam’s Club) in the Florida panhandle. Our 7,200 square foot facility is a full service dojo nestled in between Destin and Pensacola, FL-home to the sugar white sands along the Emerald Coast! We offer:
- Adult Shotokan
- Shotokan Karate for kids
- Women’s and Teen’s Advanced Protection Tactics
- Krav Maga (Israeli Fighting Art)
- Kid’s anti-bullying and predator protection courses
- Disabled/wheelchair defensive tactics classes
- Private instruction available
- Kubudo (weapons)Our associations are AKJU (American Karate Jujitsu Union) under Soke Don Madden, ASAI (Asai Shotokan Association International) under Shihan Kousaku Yokota, the Jay Vera International Realistic Martial Arts Association in the GM Tony Lasit tree & the Israeli Krav Maga International (IKI) under Master Moshe Katz.
- An exceptional training environment: Our students love to come to practice. Class is always enjoyable because we learn in an atmosphere of mutual respect and dedication. We do “exercise with a purpose!” Our 7,000 square foot facility has three practice floors, is equipped with mirrors, 1″ floor, anti fatigue mats, stretch bars & machines, striking pad equipment and heavy bags for optimal training. We offer Yoga & Gymnastics as well. We are an active dojo with participation in community projects, local parades and activity trips (ie. canoeing on Black Water river, beach workouts, dojo movie/pizza nights and holiday parties). Come join our family! Adults and kids (ages 4 1/2 and up) are welcomed.
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