Trancending Technique with Rick Tucci

"I believe that training in the martial arts is ultimately a transformational process. It may start out as self defense, exercise or a skill quest, but without the awareness and wisdom of the deeper levels, peak performance and mastery will not be achieved." ~Rick Tucci


Kid's Testing

With our ever growing children's program, it was a big month for testing. Great job done by all of our hard working kids who passed their tests this month.

Congratulations in our 5-7 year old program:

Milo for earning his Green Sash; Agustya and Anderson on earni [...]

Congratulations to Mike and Jen Wolhfert!

Congratulations to Senior Instructor Mike and Jen Wolhfert on the birth of their new son, Andrew John. Baby and Mother are doing great, and father is likely in a state of shock. We look forward to another Wolhfert kicking our butts on the mat!

Combating Violence Workshop

On Sunday, PAMA's own Mike Wolhfert, conducted a seminar under his own brand, Justifiable Force, LLC, on modern day self-defense tactics. The focus on the seminar was not on technique, but more importantly legalality of the use of force and sensible escalation of force when wa [...]

New Year's Day Class - 2015

Our tradition of a special New Year's Day class continues...

Sifu Mike allowed all ages to attend this special class, where we blend arts and drill techniques not normally covered throughout the year. More importantly, emphasis was placed on training methodology and pro [...]

WomanSpace Self-Defense Workshop

Womanspace is a non-profit that PAMA fully supports and has contributed to in the past. Focusing on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, Womanspace has provided crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy to women and their families since 1976. [...]

PAMA - Keeping the AuPairs of America Safe

For the past four years PAMA has hosted its annual Au Pair seminar where the young men and women of the Cultural Care Au Pair Program learned very effective and to-the-point self-defense techniques. Living in a  foreign land, while exciting, can be very scary for some, but wit [...]