Americus Martial Arts Academy in Americus, Georgia, has been training and sharing the benefits of martial arts and “Self Defense for the Family” for over eight years! Our state of the art training center provides the perfect backdrop for developing the skill and determination needed to succeed in martial arts. AMAA is staffed by professional, experienced, instructors, who have dedicated their lives to sharing the power of martial arts with the community. We offer many classes to accommodate your busy schedule. Regardless of your age or level of experience, we have a program that is tailored just for you.
AMAA is headed up by Ken Hudson. Mr. Hudson has been a student of the Martial Arts for over 35 years. He has trained in several styles of Martial Arts. His passion is apparent in every class he teaches. He has been a positive influence in the lives of many.
Mr. Hudson has been involved with martial arts the majority of his entire life. He has been lucky enough to train with some of the best in their Arts. Renraku-Do, B.K. Luke; Kali/Escrima, Dan Inosanto; Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Gustavo Machado; Kickboxing, Joe Lewis; Muay Thai, Master Chai and Master Toddy to name a few. He believes in a principled approach to martial arts, that includes the development of personal character as well as physical strength. His focus on respect, confidence, discipline, and vision has made him one of the most sought after martial arts instructors in South Georgia.
AMAA has developed a Kickboxing curriculum that propels students towards their pinnacle of self-defense aptitude, physical condition and mental discipline. Students can expect to take part in strenuous exercises that improve their mental and physical capacities while developing their Kickboxing skills in a fun and safe environment. While Kickboxing serves as one of the core Arts of our curriculum, AMAA endeavors to prepare its students for any self-defense situation that they may encounter. Knowing that the large majority of physical confrontations are taken to the ground, we also have Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as our partner program.
We are proud to have Gustavo Machado as our instructor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our head instructor here at AMAA is Mr. Hudson a Brown Belt under Gustavo. Since the original school opened several years ago, there have been many students who have earned the ranks of Blue and Purple Belts from Gustavo. We offer BJJ classes for Children, Teens & Adults.
At AMAA, we not only teach technique, we build character through inner-strength, courage, vision, respect, and discipline. Come in for a free tour! We offer a patient, supportive atmosphere. All ages welcome!