MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY INSTRUCTORS AND ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR
ATTEND KARATE COLLEGE AT RADFORD UNIVERSITY IN VIRGINIA
Martial Arts Academy (CMAA) was recently named as AIKIAs
largest school. For this honor CMAA was awarded scholarships
to send three of their instructors and one assistant instructor
to the Karate College, which was held at Radford University,
in Radford, VA in June 2009. CMAA Instructors were Sharon
Dawson, Mark Jameson, Laura Kearns and Assistant Instructor
Karate College consisted of over 25 intense hours of martial
arts training for the CMAA instructors. They trained in:
at the Karate College were World Champions and Legends Bill
Superfoot Wallace, Joe Lewis, Dr. Jerry Beasley,
Renzo Gracie, Jeff Smith, Paul Creighton, Mike Lee Kanarek,
Stephen Hays, Kimber Johnson, Bam Johnson, John Miller, Joe
Hess, Dr. Christian Harfouche, Bill DUrso, John Mayer,
Dr. Ian Marshall, Rikk Perez and Jimmy Miller.
to Right: Instructor Laura Kearns, Bill "Superfoot Wallace",
Asst. Instructor Robin Spiva, Instructor Sharon Dawson and
Instructor Mark Jameson.
Laura Kearns, Renzo Gracie, Instructor Sharon Dawson and Instructor
Beasley promoting Mr. Bradach to 4th Degree Black Belt.
Beasley, an 8th degree black belt in Joe Lewis Karate/Kickboxing,
was a top rated writer/promoter of the art of Jeet Kune Do
in the 1990's and has worked with martial arts superstar Chuck
Norris. Both Dr. Beasley and Norris were inducted into the
1989 World Martial Arts Hall of Fame together. Dr. Jerry Beasley
is the CEO for AIKIA. Dr. Beasley is also an Instructor at
Radford University and an author of numerous books. Dr. Beasley
traveled to CMAA to give training seminars and present Mr.
Bradach, Head Instructor at CMAA, his 4th degree Black Belt.
CMAA also held a fundraiser to assist with expenses.
Mark Jameson, Instructor Sharon Dawson, Dr. Jerry Beasley,
Mike Lee Kanarek, Instructor Laura Kearns and Asst. Instructor