Coach Nick has over 20 years of martial arts experience including international competitions, and 10 years of experience teaching martial arts to hundreds of students. He is a former member of the United States Wushu Team and has been certified as a personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He has trained under some of the world's best wushu instructors and practitioners including Wu Bin (movie star Jet Li's teacher), Jiang Ban Jun (3 time World Champion), and Li Ying (Beijing Wushu A-Team Member).
Coach Grace has over 10 years of martial arts experience and has trained in various martial arts styles. She first developed an interest in kung fu from watching action movies as a child, and has remained committed because of its health and fitness benefits. In her classes, Grace focuses on accuracy of techniques, safety, and of course, fun.
Grace is a Los Angeles native who is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Outside of EMA, Grace enjoys discovering new foods and snorkeling.
Other certifications include:
- CPR/First Aid/AED certification
- VIRTUS Certification
WE STUDY THE FULL SPECTRUM OF MARTIAL ARTS
The curriculum at Enter Martial Arts is designed to introduce students to the full range of martial arts, with 13 levels before black belt. This allows students to objectively measure and track their performance and look forward to attaining new goals. After black belt, students focus on specializing in certain areas and perfecting those techniques.
Made famous by action stars Jet Li and Donnie Yen, wushu is a performance art made to appreciate the aesthetics and preserve the history of Chinese martial arts. Feel safe as you train basic movements and jumps on our floating wood floor.
TRADITIONAL KUNG FU
We teach Taiwanese Tian Shan Pai Kung Fu. It was brought to the United States by Grand Master Willy Lin. This style incorporates many strikes and stances that are found in contemporary wushu but does not leave out the intricacies that allow it to be a formidable martial art.
There are MANY traditional weapons that were used historically in China. As you build a foundation, you will be introduced to a few. If you decide to specialize in weaponry, you can have the opportunity to become proficient in all of them.
Chin Na Self defense is designed to use small joint manipulation to control an attacker. This style relies on technique to de-escalate and control a situation instead of aggression to overcome an attacker.
Learn the exciting sport of kickboxing. Strengthen your body and build stamina. This type of sparring allows students to hone the techniques they've learned in class in a safe and controlled environment.