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Martial Arts Provo Utah

Directory of martial arts in Provo, Orem, Springville and greater Utah County.

Aikido, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Chinese Martial Arts, Wing Chun Kung Fu, Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture and Natural Health Care, Olympic Fencing, Filipino Martial Arts, Hapkido, Iaido & Kendo, Judo, Jujutsu, Karate, Russian Systema, Wrestling

See also: Martial arts Utah

 


 

Aikido 

 

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Dennis Shiozawa. Brian Armstrong—uke

 

Utah Valley University (UVU) Aikido Club
Location: Orem campus
Club Advisor/Instructor: Marc Hugentobler
Affiliation: Aikido Association of America

UVU also offers Aikido classes through the department of Physical Education.

 

Utah Aikido Dojo Directory
The most complete list of Aikido dojo, classes, and clubs in Utah
 

 

 


 

 

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu - BJJ

 

University of Grappling 
Instructor: Ricky Lundell
Location: 259 N 290 West, Lindon, UT
Tel: 801-358-8962
Pedro Sauer affiliate
 

 

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu
Instructor: Paul Tom
380 S. Orem Blvd, Orem, Ut
Flavio Behring affiliate

 

Instructor: Mark Balcer
Pleasant Grove, UT
Tel: 801-785-0354
Pedro Sauer affiliate
 

 

See also Jujutsu

 

 


 

 

 Chinese Martial Arts

 

Utah Valley Hsing-I Chuan
Instructor: Chris Torsak
Utah Valley
Chinese internal martial arts: Xingyiquan (Hsing-I Chuan), Baguazhang (Pakua Chang), Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan.)

 

Wing Chun Kung Fu Council
329 M State, Orem, UT
Tel: 801 765-1603 

 

 


 

 

Chinese Medicine

 

Acupuncture and Natural Health Care
Dr. Sherman S. Yu
224 N 400 East, Orem, UT
Tel: 801-225-6036
Dr. Yu was a medical doctor in China before moving the USA. His acupuncture treatments have been recommended to us by 3 different people. 

 

 


 

 

Fencing (Western)

The Olympic sport of fencing includes 3 disciplines—foil, epee, and sabre.

Bruce Lee incorporated principles of western fencing into his Jeet Kune Do.

 

Utah Valley Sport Fencing
Location: 728 S State, Orem, Utah
Tel: 801 765-1603
Olympic fencing

 

 


 

 

Iaido and Kendo

Iaido is the Japanese art of drawing and cutting with the sword. Think 'quick draw'.

Kendo is the martial sport of fencing, practiced with shinai—split bamboo sword.

 

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Seven Samurai film

 

Toyama Ryu Iaido Kai USA
Instructor: Jake Sorensen
Email: toyamaryu.ut@gmail.com
Toyama Ryu Iaido

 

 



   

Jujutsu & Judo

Jujutsu, literally the "way of softness or yielding", traditionally included all the Japanese empty-handed fighting techniques—strikes and kicks, and as well as joint locks and throws.

Aikido, judo, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu all originated from ju-jutsu.

 

 Provo Jujutsu Club

Provo Jujutsu Club
Instructor: Larry Bethers
Provo, Utah
Chow Hoon Goshin Jitsu, Dan Zan Ryu Jujutsu, Kyusho Jitsu (pressure points), and Shotokan Karate. Formerly Strike Force Martial Arts and Jasukai Martial Arts

 

Yama no Shin Kan
Instructor: Jeremy Estes
Location: Lehi Legacy Center, 123 North Center St.
Lehi, Utah
Tel: 801-376-9468
AJJF/ Danzan-Ryu Jujutsu

 

Utah Bushido Jutsu Kan
Instructor: Robert Hodgkin
Location: American Fork Fitness Center, 454 N Center St.
American Fork, UT
Tel: 801-763-0605
AJJF/ Danzan-Ryu Jujutsu

 

See also Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Wrestling

 

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Judo - Masahiko Kimura, age 24  

 

 


 

Karate

Okinawans developed karate from Chinese influences, and exported it to Japan in the 20th century. Karate is known for it's powerful strikes and kicks.

Provo Martial Arts History

Ed Parker introduced Kenpo Karate to the mainland USA when he attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Mr. Parker formed the "BYU Kenpo Club" in 1955 and was captain of the 1956 BYU Judo club.

 

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Ed Parker at Provo, Utah.
Photo courtesy of
San Jose Kenpo Karate

 

Provo Jujutsu Club
Instructor: Larry Bethers
Provo, Utah
Shotokan Karate, Chow Hoon Goshin Jitsu, Dan Zan Ryu Jujutsu, and Kyusho Jitsu (pressure points). Formerly Strike Force Martial Arts/Jasukai Martial Arts

 

Shotokan Karate
Instructor: Noji Ratzlaff
Location: Center Stage Dance Studio 4 (around back, near the stairs), 575 N 1200 West
Orem, UT
Time: Saturdays 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tel: 801 368-1865


 

Shotokan Karate 
Gichin Funakoshi - Shotokan Karate



 


 

 

Russian Systema

 

Russian Systema training partners in Utah

 

 


 

 

Wrestling

 

Utah Valley University Wrestling
Head Coach: Greg Williams
Orem, Utah campus
NCAA Division I wrestling program.

 

UtahWrestling.org
Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling: high school, junior high school, and university levels.

 

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Open wrestling tournament at UVU 

 

 

Related Pages 

Utah Martial Arts Directory

Utah Aikido Dojo Directory

Utah Self Defense 

 

 

 
 
 

Utah Directories

Aikido Dojos Near Me in Utah

Martial Arts Utah

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Links

USA Judo

Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy

Shotokan Karate of America - SKA

Provo City 

Utah County

 

 

 

 

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Chibana Chosin - Karate

 

 

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Mitsuyo Maeda - Judo