Karate Academy


Norfolk, NE 68702, USA   |  +1.4023705877  |  Master.Aguila@familyfriendlykarate.com

The North American Karate Academy is a member of the Tiger Dojang Family of Martial Arts Schools.   Master Demetrio Aguila is a 4th degree black belt master instructor in the Korean art of Tang Soo Do, and will be offering personalized, hands-on demonstrations and instruction in the basics of self-defense and an introduction to traditional, as well as modern, martial arts. 

In addition to Tang Soo Do, Master Aguila has trained in Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Judo, Wing Chun, Aikijujutsu, Aiki-Karate, Ninjutsu, Arnis/Escrima, and the martial applications of Acupuncture, Acupressure, and Dim Mak.  Master Aguila trained in Korea, Japan, and the United States, and has over 30 years of experience in the Martial Arts.

Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan is a traditional martial art (as opposed to martial sport) that emphasizes defense over offense, peace over aggression, and harmony over destruction.  Combining hard/linear techniques with soft/circular movements, Tang Soo Do is a balanced martial art that develops the entire person - mastery of the mind through mastery of the body.  Founded by Hwang Kee Kwan Jang Nim, Tang Soo Do welcomes students of all ages and backgrounds, and is particularly well-suited to self defense and personal fitness.  

The training approach at the North American Karate Academy can be summed up as such:

It is better to practice your technique slowly and correctly than quickly and incorrectly - speed is born from training and repetition, failure is born from haste and complacency.