Welcome to the Steiner Academy of Martial Arts (SAMA) Student Section. Here you can find resources and tools for training and development throughout your martial arts career.

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Parent Information

The school’s best assets are its students. To continue to grow, the school relies on referrals. Please tell your friends, family and colleagues about Steiner Academy of Martial Arts and direct them to our website or Social Media sites. We offer promotions to both potential new students and current students who refer others. Contact Sensei…

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Ranks and Testing

At Steiner Academy of Martial Arts achieving rank is secondary to quality training and character development. There is not a specific time-table for achieving rank and every student is different. For questions about testing and promotions click here. Frequently Asked Questions What? Within the ancient traditions of Shaolin there were no ranks between white belt…

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Principles of Conduct

EFFORT Always do your best. Remember, you read what you sow. ETIQUETTE Always use good manners. Follow the conventional code that governs behavior in society. Good manners establish goodwill with those around you. SINCERITY Always tell the truth. Be honest in mind and intention. Say and do exactly what you mean. SELF-CONTROL Control your mind,…

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The Five Animals

The Animal Forms of Shaolin Kempo The influence of nature on Chinese martial arts can be traced back many centuries and the natural instincts and methods of animals were often imitated in the martial arts forms. DRAGON The dragon is especially noted for its wisdom and flexibility. It is the only mythological creature of the…

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The Shield

The shield is the badge worn by all Steiner Academy of Martial Arts instructors and students. The roof of the shield represents a protective cover for all those who reside under it. The point of the shield represents the point of a spear, indicative of a constant state of readiness to engage in battle. The…

Kempo Creed

Kempo Creed

Kempo is my secret. I bear no arms. May my God grant me perseverance and self-control and help me if I must reveal my secret in defense of myself or another. Let conscience be my guide and peace be my goal. I shall fall seven times only to rise again. My life begins now.  

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