Adaptive Martial Arts Association (AMAA) is a resource for students and instructors to gather and share ideas, curriculum and other adaptive training information while promoting disabled inclusion and helping to break down martial arts training stereotypes associated with the disabled.

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Our Monthly Magazine.

In our April issue we introduce our Profiles of Adaptive Martial Arts! Be sure to see Molly Hale's documentary and AMAA Physical Therapists article on the Connection between Martial Arts and Physical therapy!

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APRIL 2015 Issue

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 From the Desk of the Executive Director

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It has been a busy month assisting instructors to adapt their styles to meet the needs of their new students. A common question is,

My adaptive student is not progressing as quickly as my traditional students. I feel bad not ranking them with their classmates. What can I do?

While it is important to maintain the integrity of your testing requirements, there are many things you can do to assist your adaptive students if they are progressing slowly or peaking in their training. See the article on Ranking your Adaptive Student in the April issue. The Adaptive Martial Arts Association offers a ranking program to its members!  See this month’s edition for the details!

Premiering this month is our Profiles of Adaptive Students. If you are an adaptive student or have a student that you would like to profile, please go to:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uyWxX-30k-wvQGCbcw5HgVIzmniHQwqdhLCJy9XaDy4/viewform?usp=send_form

If you believe in our mission to assist students with disabilities train in the martial arts, please support our Million Kicks Campaign!  Adapt this fundraiser to suit your martial arts style…breakathon, throwathon or punchathon. Click the Green Million Kicks button above for more information!

Yours in Adaptive Training,  Kathleen Maxey-Scarcello

A Message from Our Founder

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Respectfully, Jason Davis, Founder