The Eclectic Martial Arts program operates on the Alfred State campus, with emphasis on mind
and body conditioning, self-defense, and sport karate. We offer an the open approach and a
community atmosphere for all levels of experience and martial arts background.
Instruction is provided in a safe and healthy environment, where a student
will learn karate techniques that are first simple and easy to learn and
becoming more advanced as the student's abilities are developed. Achievement
in karate belt color is determined at a rate selected by the student.
Instruction will focus on the physical principles of karate movement, blocking,
striking and kicking. The application of these basic karate movements will
be learned in self-defense, sparring, and kata situations.
An introduction to karate history, tradition and etiquette will provide
the background from which all techniques are introduced and practiced.
will also have
the opportunity to study other martial arts approach to training in many
of the program sponsored karate clinics, self-defense workshops, weapon
The Program also trains in the art of Modern Arnis and follows the curriculum
of The World Modern Arnis Alliance.