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  • The ability to defend yourself and build a strong self-confidence
  • An incredible total-body focused style, which will shred fat and build lean muscle
  • All of it at NO COST TO YOU and the ability to do everything in the safety of your own home. 

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"I cannot say enough good things about Global Martial Arts University. I had always wanted to study Shotokan Karate, and through life's twists and turns, never had the opportunity. Two years ago, after moving to Texas and discovering that there were no local dojo’s that I could attend that would fit my schedule, I started searching online. I came across Global Martial Arts University and couldn’t have been happier. Not only am I able to train and earn real rank through GMAU, but I can train anywhere, anytime, on my own schedule! Not to mention that the guidance and one on one instruction from Sensei John and Sensei Michael, is something that is rare to find at ANY dojo. Over the past 2 years I have not only learned so much physically, but I have also been able to make significant improvements with battling panic disorder. Something that I have battled my entire life. I am currently a yellow belt and will soon be testing for my orange. My journey has only just begun, and I am proud to be a part of Global Martial Arts University!"

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5+ hours of HD video lessons teaching all material in the white belt syllabus.

More than 5 follow-along classes (30-40 minutes long), which are just like attending a real “live” Shotokan Karate class.

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We are currently offering a FREE Shotokan Karate course so that you can take your first step towards protecting yourself and getting in great shape. This is a no commitment offer with no credit card details needed. Our hope is that you love learning the basics of Shotokan from us and using our proven online teaching method that you sign up as a dedicated student.

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I began my martial arts journey a few years ago when I started working through the Black Belt At Home Shotokan Karate program with Sensei Jon Hodge. I had been interested in martial arts since I was young and had practiced some Karate and Judo as an early teenager. Throughout the years I had thought about enrolling at a dojo or doing training somewhere but I couldn't find anything that fit my schedule and/or what kind of program I was wanting. It was then that I discovered Black Belt At Home. I soon joined the program for several reasons. I was looking for a program that I could do on my own time, at my own pace. Then, the GMAU was born and I signed up day one and have since become a life time member. At first, I didn't really believe that the feedback and communication from the instructors would actually happen, at least not every time....BUT....there has not been ONE time that I haven't received a prompt email response from Sensei Jon or Sensei Michael when I have sent them questions, whether I was asking for clarification on foot position while doing a certain kick, or just getting feedback on a rank exam. One time, I even emailed Sensei Jon because I was going through a period with some injuries and lack of motivation and he sent me a 20 minute....yes 20 minute personalized video, talking to me about some of the challenges he had faced in his life and in training through the years. The communication and positive reinforcement I have received is one of the many things that makes the GMAU a great place to train.

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Troy Johnson
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I couldn't be happier about being a student of GMAU. I have wanted to learn karate since I was 5 years old (I'm 42 now) but was never able to make it happen till about a year ago i stumbled upon GMAU on YouTube and decided to give it a shot. It has been one of the best decisions I have made. Shotokan is an amazing art although it is challenging the feeling I get when I get a new technique or kata right is totally worth all the work (although idk if its actually work if you enjoy it) I put into it. The feedback video's I have gotten from sensi Jon and sensi Jonas have been great extremely helpful they are very positive and encouraging. I like that they not only explain and demonstrate in detail the things you need to work on but they also point out the things you do well they are both great teachers. They are also always there for you if you have any questions if you email them they will respond. Sensi Michael is also there for you via email to answer any questions or concerns.
GMAU is a great school and I am proud to be part of it. Thank you so much sensi Michael, sensi Jon, and sensi Jonas you are more a part of my life than you'll ever no.

Sincerely
Jason Tamer

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Jason Tamer
Shotokan Karate Student

I cannot say enough good things about Global Martial Arts University. I had always wanted to study Shotokan Karate, and through life's twists and turns, never had the opportunity. Two years ago, after moving to Texas and discovering that there were no local dojo’s that I could attend that would fit my schedule, I started searching online. I came across Global Martial Arts University and couldn’t have been happier. Not only am I able to train and earn real rank through GMAU, but I can train anywhere, anytime, on my own schedule! Not to mention that the guidance and one on one instruction from Sensei John and Sensei Michael, is something that is rare to find at ANY dojo. Over the past 2 years I have not only learned so much physically, but I have also been able to make significant improvements with battling panic disorder. Something that I have battled my entire life. I am currently a yellow belt and will soon be testing for my orange. My journey has only just begun, and I am proud to be a part of Global Martial Arts University!

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Robert Hughes
Shotokan Karate Student

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We are currently offering a FREE Shotokan Karate course so that you can take your first step towards protecting yourself and getting in great shape. This is a no commitment off with no credit card details needed. Our hope is that you love learning the basics of Shotokan from us and using our proven online teaching method​ that you sign up as a dedicated student.

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