WHAT IS THE BASIC GCMA ACADEMY PROGRAM?
Basic Program is the heart of the GCMA, which includes basic..
• Traditional ITF
• One step sparring
• Board breaks
• Introductory Self Defense
WHAT CURRICULUM DOES THE GCMA ACADEMY BASIC PROGRAM TEACH?
The GCMAA Basic Program students are taught traditional Taekwondo.
Our Taekwondo Students learn the traditional ITF (International Taekwondo Federation) Forms. ITF Forms are gounded in combat techniques in terms of their patterns, kicks, strikes, blocks and stances. We integrate Conditioning, kickboxing, introductory grappling, and simle hapkido techniques to each belt level.
In addition to the Martial Arts mentioned above, Our Adult Self Defense Classes are an intense combination of CKM (Commando Krav Maga), Eklectic Kombat Pankration (Grappling), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from the Indy South Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu School.
A BREAKDOWN OF THE BASIC GCMA ACADEMY PROGRAM..
The forms incorporate the basic kicks, blocks, strikes, and stances into a series of moves teaching the body muscle memory and how to move fluidly with each move working on the students memorization and concentration.
One-Step-Sparring consists of choreographed moves; teaching timing, distance and focus, working with other students in a controlled classroom environment.
Real Sparring teaches real fighting under GCMA guidelines of point-sparring, free sparring.
Board breaks teaches evidence of power. Power is demonstrated through proper execution of technique. At GCMA, board break requirements are mandatory at the brown belt level for rank advancement where students must demonstrate the board break requirements at class, and subsequently, in testing.
Self-Defense training includes Pressure Point Control Tactics, nerve strikes, wrist locks, arm bars, joint manipulation, choking techniques, etc.
The basic program is designed for the student who isn’t really sure which program they want; it is the starting point for the aspring martial artist to discover his or her path to Black Belt.