About Us

USA Martial Arts Southwest opened on January 1, 2002 as “Southwest Martial Arts” we later adapted the USA Martial Arts Training Center name to fit our needs with the assistance of Master Jarrett president of the USA Martial Arts Federation and Chong Shin Tae Kwon Do Karate Association who’s system of Martial Arts we have been studying since the early 1990′s and now teach.

Our Curriculum includes training in traditional self-defense methods of:

  • Taekwondo: Korean striking art “Way of the hands and feet”
  • Karatedo: Japanese striking art “Way of empty hand”
  • Judo/Jujutsu: Japanese grappling art “Gentle way”
  • Aikido: Japanese art of joint locking, pinning throwing “Way of harmony”
  • Kobudo: Okinawan art of weapons training “Old martial ways”
  • Iaido: Japanese art of drawing the sword “Way of drawing”

Also Available:

  • Self Protection
  • Private Lessons
  • Family Rates
  • Corporate Security

With over 30 years of combined teaching experience, we are eager to help you continue or start your martial arts training. Whether your interests are Olympic sport karate, traditional martial arts, or practical self-protection, our instructors have the knowledge and experience to assist you.

Our instructors are nationally certified and licensed on a yearly basis by the USA Martial Arts Federation and The Chong Shin Tae Kwon Do Karate Association. For more information on our certifcation standards click the following link www.usamaf.com

We are also a registered Dojo with the USA-National Karate Federation, if you would like more infomation on the USA-NKF you may visit them at www.usankf.org

Our List of Highly Qualified Instructors

Scott Stukenberg

  • 5th Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • 3nd Degree Black Belt-Iaido
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Judo & Jujitsu
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Aikido
  • USA-NKF National Champion
  • USA-NKF Kumite Referee A
  • USA-NKF Kata Judge C

Jenny Stukenberg

  • 3nd Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • 1st Degree Black Belt-Iaido
  • USA-NKF Referee A

Matt Messer

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • USA-NKF National Medalist

Bryant Messer

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate

Alex Haney

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • USA-NKF National Medalist

Greg Rummel

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt Iaido
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Judo & Jujitsu
  • Aikido
  • 2010 USA-NKF National Kumite Champion
  • 2010 US Junior Team Member
  • 2012 USA-NKF National Kumite Champion
  • 2012 US Junior Team Member

Josh Castle

  • 1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do Karate
  • Aikido

Jason Smiley

  • Black Belt Karate (Jeet Kune Do / Bando)
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt Iaido
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Judo & Jujitsu
  • Aikido

"The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat but in the perfection of the character of its participants." – Gichin Funakoshi