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Live In The Present

Live in the present Enjoy The Journey, Prepare For the Future, But Be In The Moment Perspective matters greatly Lao Tzu wrote, “When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly.When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other.Long

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difference is standing out in a crowd for the right reasons

How IMAA is Different

How IMAA stands out Why we are the best karate dojo in Wake Forest Our Teaching style Caters to the student Our instructors go through extensive extra training just to be an instructor. At Innovative Martial Arts Academy in Wake Forest, having a black belt does not mean you are an instructor. Our instructors are

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Perseverance and why it is important

Why We Teach Perseverance Life lessons to help develop the whole person What is Perseverance? Perseverance is persistence despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. In simple terms, the idea of NEVER giving up! You’ve heard people say that they have learned more from their failures than they did from their successes — it’s true.

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Be The Solution

You have a choice “It’s better to light a candle, than to curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Darkness Consumes Imagine sitting in a dark room.  A room so dark, if you held your hand in front of you, you can’t even make out the shape of it.  Now, imagine, other people in this room

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Unexpected Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Other benefits of martial arts training Results Come With Dedication each have their own reasons… You won’t know till you try Everyone has their own reason for enrolling themselves or their children into martial arts. Since I’ve been training in martial arts for over 40 years, it’s been my experience that most people start their

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Bragging On My Students

Creating Good citizens Mutual Respect, Honor, As A Veteran, Its a honor to teach martial arts Yesterday, on Mother’s Day, the Innovative Martial Arts Academy Demonstration Team performed in Wakefield, for an event called, Run Like a Mother.  My kids performed exceptionally well.  Just before the 5K was to start, the event holders played, The

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text written on sand

Live In The Present

Live in the present Enjoy The Journey, Prepare For the Future, But Be In The Moment Perspective matters greatly Lao Tzu wrote, “When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly.When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other.Long

Read More »
difference is standing out in a crowd for the right reasons

How IMAA is Different

How IMAA stands out Why we are the best karate dojo in Wake Forest Our Teaching style Caters to the student Our instructors go through extensive extra training just to be an instructor. At Innovative Martial Arts Academy in Wake Forest, having a black belt does not mean you are an instructor. Our instructors are

Read More »
man showing perseverance by pushing huge stone up mountain

Perseverance and why it is important

Why We Teach Perseverance Life lessons to help develop the whole person What is Perseverance? Perseverance is persistence despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. In simple terms, the idea of NEVER giving up! You’ve heard people say that they have learned more from their failures than they did from their successes — it’s true.

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Be The Solution

You have a choice “It’s better to light a candle, than to curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Darkness Consumes Imagine sitting in a dark room.  A room so dark, if you held your hand in front of you, you can’t even make out the shape of it.  Now, imagine, other people in this room

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young white belt karate student

Unexpected Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Other benefits of martial arts training Results Come With Dedication each have their own reasons… You won’t know till you try Everyone has their own reason for enrolling themselves or their children into martial arts. Since I’ve been training in martial arts for over 40 years, it’s been my experience that most people start their

Read More »

Bragging On My Students

Creating Good citizens Mutual Respect, Honor, As A Veteran, Its a honor to teach martial arts Yesterday, on Mother’s Day, the Innovative Martial Arts Academy Demonstration Team performed in Wakefield, for an event called, Run Like a Mother.  My kids performed exceptionally well.  Just before the 5K was to start, the event holders played, The

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Our Reviews

Great school with wonderful teachers. My daughter has a great time learning and everyone is friendly. There is even an adult class that allowed me to try to see if I liked it and everyone was very patient with me. I am thankful to have my daughter be a part of the Innovative Martial Arts Academy in Wake Forest and know she is benefiting from it in more than one way. It amazes me how fast she is learning and how hard she is trying. They have her trying to develop at her fullest with her mind, body, and spirit. I would recommend this school to anyone interested in martial arts.

Janice P.

This place is great! Charles and his team have fantastic programs for kids. When we started our 3.5 year old son, I didn’t know what to expect. He quickly adapted to the classes and now loves going. Our 2 year old son loves watching and will start as well as soon as he turns 3. Innovative Martial arts also hosted their birthday parties. The kids had a blast doing different activities throughout the birthday party. Can’t say enough good things about this place, and what they teach!

William D.

Wonderful place for not only skill development but also personal development. Owner and instructors genuinely get to know students and families and care about them. The lessons learned will provide character growth as well as martial art skills. The owner is also a long time student of many different martial arts, he didn't just buy a franchise, and tries very hard to live what he teaches the students. Proud to have been in this dojo family for 6+ years and proud of the friendships we have made there!

Kristi F.