Since the popularity of mixed Martial Arts hit mainstream media, more and more people in the Gallatin community are looking to Martial Arts classes for their fitness and workout routine. Our programs in Taekwondo, Hapkido, Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Kung Fu will help you or your child improve their physical strength, flexibility, confidence, and self-discipline. At GMA Martial Arts in Gallatin, we take pride in the Martial Arts programs that we teach and have years of experience in each area. Choose a program below to learn more:Contact
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Taekwondo is a very systematic martial art from Korea that involves head-height kicks, spinning, jumping, and fast kicking techniques. Many people enjoy Taekwondo at GMA Martial Arts because it involves more than just movement of the body, but also positive training of the spirit and mind.
Our adult GMA HapKiDo Program is a non-sport elite combat self-defense style for adult civilians, law enforcement and military personnel. HapKiDo employs joint locks, pressure points, throws, ground self defense, kicks, and other strikes.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting as a self defense. Jiu-Jitsu has recently become more popular and is noted to be one of the fastest growing MMA sports in the United States. The concept of BJJ is that smaller people who are not as strong can defend themselves against a larger more stronger opponent.
The GMA Center keeps winning and winning. KwanJangNim Spillmann’s ( Professor Spillmann) and his sons know how to create champions. The GMA academy is known for developing top students with great skill and strong defensive and fighting abilities. GMA students have multitudes of wins in Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. GMA’s master-level instructors are internationally certified in multiple martial arts.
GMA Martial Arts offers classes in both Wing Chun Golden Talon and Yang Tai Chi Chuan. The benefits of regular Yang Tai Chi Chuan practice include relief from stress and the discomforts of arthritis, a stronger immune system and enhanced functioning of the sympathetic nervous system and circulatory system. Golden Talon Kung Fu offers a balanced blend of fundamentals, techniques, philosophies and training methods from both Northern and Southern styles of Chinese martial arts.
Kumdo is a modern Korean martial art originating from Japanese Kendo. Though romanized in a number ways when written Kǒmdo or Gumdo the meaning remains “the way of the sword” and is cognate with the Japanese term. As a martial art, Kumdo has become accepted in Korean culture and society since its introduction from Japan to the degree that the term “Kumdo” has, in recent history, become a generic label for other Korean martial arts based upon swordsmanship.
For many years, GMATC schools have assisted in the growth of children. The list of student achievements and successes continues to grow at a phenomenal rate as GMA and KwanJangNim Spillmann’s branch schools all over the United States and international locations throughout the world continue to administer the long-standing, proven techniques.
Law Enforcement and Military personal and unit safety requires an ongoing commitment of learning and maintaining the fundamentals of our (Tactical Defense Training) TDT Curriculum. We feel these systems are best suited for professional law enforcement and military personnel. The best way to be prepared is to prepare and be aware.
For a small fee one of our instructors will visit your company or apartment complex to talk about personal safety issues and methods of protection and awareness. Please wear loose fitting clothes.
GMA After School Program is an alternative to daycare at an elite martial arts training center. With over 12,000 sq ft, we offer a great program for children age 6 to 12. We believe in whole self-development of students, including life skills, academics, physical development, and age-appropriate social growth.