Kobudo / Okinawan Weaponry

Today such implements are not required for everyday existence, yet a unique air of romance seems to posses these ancient weapons,... an art worthy of diligent study.

Acclaim teaches two styles of Kobudo serving as an extension to empty hand protective arts. One can develop dexterity, focus, adaptability, improved sensory response, arm and body strength, etc., through practice of these ancient weapons.

Kama Weaponry Kama


The Art of Okinawan Weaponry is a legacy which has its ancient origins shrouded in vales of mystery similar to that of Okinawan protective arts. Much of this mystery has been accredited to past eras of social upheaval and war, during which historical records were lost or burned.

Sai Weaponry



However long before those days, ancient commerce upon the high seas had been well established and an exchange of cultural influence likely inspired such use of martial implements for self preservation.

Tsunkwa Weaponry



Ancient Okinawan weapons - unlike many weapons of China, and Japan - originated mostly from simple farm tools. Since Okinawans were predominantly farmers, and lacking in mineral wealth (specifically iron ore),... the choice of farm implements was convenient while subtly strategic - being inconspicuous to the enemy.

Nunchaku Weaponry



During those archaic warring times the art of Ancient Okinawan Weaponry was spurred on (by necessity) to highest levels of proficiency. One's very life and lives of others hung in a tenacious balance of survival served valiantly by these Okinawan weapons.

Our Hours

Tues. - Fri.

5:30 - 7:30pm


9:00am - 12 noon

Closed Holiday weekends

Check our adult schedule, as we offer more class times for traditional martial arts training compared to most other schools or gyms in the area.


Get Connected

Student Testimonials

  • For over 10 years it was on my bucket list to study and learn karate. Finally last year I did... View More..
    Carol Hunt

  • Acclaim karate academy has taught me self control, discipline , and self defense.... View More..
    James raburn

  • After having 5 surgeries to remove cancer, including portions of both lungs and one kidney removed,... View More..
    Jason C., (Student)

  • This academy is teaching me focus & concentration. Due to the excellent teaching of master Sensei I... View More..
    Jean W., (Your dedicated student)

  • Jr. Hawks has been a great karate program for my two kids, and the price is unbeatable. Neither of... View More..
    Deb W., (Student)

  • At Acclaim I have found a home away from home. The rigorous training, I believe, suits any hardcore... View More..
    Ward R., (Student)

  • When I was six years old I had foot problems. I ended up with a tumor & ostiomylidis in the same... View More..
    Jesse J. (Deshi)

  • ...., from my perspective you and your instructors really do a great job with all the young people.... View More..
    Linda M. (mother)

  • ...,I wanted to write to thank you for the time and energy you devote to the Karate Academy. I... View More..
    Joe P. (student)

  • We have three children in Acclaim. To get them to agree on an activity and to stick to it has not... View More..
    Tim & Karen W. (parents)

  • Our son Julian is really enjoying being your student and also a part of Acclaim. The teachings... View More..
    J.J.'s (parents)

  • I really enjoy going to Acclaim. It's been a good work-out as well as a self-esteem booster. From... View More..
    Adam C. (youth student)

  • I was looking for an all around workout that would not become tedious or boring. Acclaim gives me a... View More..
    Jim P. (student 37 years old)

  • Being a part of Acclaim Protective Arts Institute has been an absolute blessing to us. Not only do... View More..
    The Coffland Family

  • Acclaim Karate Academy has given me a new sense of accomplishment that has improved my performance... View More..
    A dedicated student