Alpha Martial Arts has 2 great Seattle neighborhood locations to serve you! Celebrating it’s 12th year, AMA Byrant is 1 block North of the University Village. Our newest dojo, AMA Capitol Hill, is 2 blocks East of Trader Joes.

Located in Seattle, Washington Alpha Martial Arts is dedicated to helping people improve their lives through martial arts. We are a Black Belt School developing students that are not only physically fit and can defend themselves, but who are, most importantly, outstanding members of the community. We achieve this by teaching life skills through blocking, […]

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Winter 2013 Holiday Schedule

December 16, 2013

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2013 Summer Karate Theme Camps Featured on King5 News

May 30, 2013

On Thursday 5/30/13 AMA was featured on King 5 Morning News as part of a story about Seattle Summer Camps. Mr. Herrman was interviewed by Christie Johnson while Mrs. Kristin worked with four of our awesome Junior Black Belts: Ms. Addie, Ms. Laria, Mr. Jacob and Mr. Jack. Check out the video clip and then […]

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Alpha Martial Arts provides safety presentations and workshops as a community service for groups in Seattle.

April 2, 2010

Alpha Martial Arts provides safety presentations and workshops as a community service for groups in the Seattle including, preschools, K-12 schools, colleges, brownies, girl scouts, cub scouts, boy scouts, church groups, businesses & non-profits. Presentations can be tailored to your group’s specific needs, space & time requirements. Safety topics include: Stranger Danger / No-Go-Yell-Tell Bully-Proof […]

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Let the Alpha Martial Arts Demo Teams (AMA Wolfpack & AMA Blackout) fire up your next event!

April 2, 2010

Let the Alpha Martial Arts Demo Teams fire up your next event! Our Junior Demo Team, AMA Wolfpack, is made up of local students ages 6 & up. Our Senior Demo Team, AMA Blackout, is made up of local students & staff ages 15 to 17.  Both teams have performed at big & small community […]

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Please Vote for AMA in King 5′s Best of Western Washington

October 16, 2014
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Monday Miyagi – 101314 – Three Viewpoints

October 13, 2014

I have just finished reading “Rashomon and Other Stories” by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. I found an old paperback version, published by Liveright 1952, at Third Place Books used for $6.00. The first story, “In a Grove” was my favorite and the basis for Kurosawa’s classic film Rashomon. It tells the chilling story of the killing of […]

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October POWerful Word – RESPECT – Week 3

October 13, 2014

Let’s talk about showing respect for property that is special to us or special to others. What do I mean by “property?” Think about something that you own that is important to you– it could be a journal, a drawing pad, a piece of equipment, a book– any piece of property that you value. Why […]

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October POWerful Word – RESPECT – Week 2

October 8, 2014

Just like we need to show respect for others and treat them like they matter, we need to show respect for ourselves! Respect for ourselves is called “self respect.” Let’s repeat that together; self respect! When we show self respect, we are saying “I matter.” What are some ways we can show self respect and […]

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October POWerful Word – RESPECT – Week 1

October 8, 2014

When you think of the word respect, what kinds of thoughts or actions come to mind? We can show respect in many different ways. We can show respect by: (1) Helping others. How can you help others at home, in school or here in class? When we help others, we show that they matter. We […]

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Monday Miyagi 10/06/14

October 6, 2014

My staff, students and I had the pleasure of spending the last week with master teacher, Mr. Tom Callos of The 100. Method and I was reminded of the importance of blogging. I started a weekly “Monday Miyagi” blog post in May of 2009, and posted consistently through March of 2010, and then sporadically, and […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 4

August 25, 2014

It’s important to show compassion for our friends, family members and those who are in need. But it’s also important to show compassion for ourselves. That means that when we feel sick, frustrated, tired or hurt, that we take care of ourselves. Why might someone forget to take care of themselves (i.e. they think that […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 3

August 19, 2014

Who here has a pet or knows someone who does? Do pets have feelings? When it comes to our pets, how do we show compassion to them? Why is it important to show compassion to our pets when they can’t really talk to us (i.e. they rely on us to take care of them, we […]

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