World Class Institute of Martial Arts / 248-478-1088

World Class Institute of Martial Arts

What type of karate do we teach? Our base martial art is rooted in the traditional Korean art of Tang Soo Do. In addition, we have incorporated self defense applications and weapons techniques from several other martial art styles to provide you with a well-rounded curriculum. In addition to traditional Tang Soo Do self defense, you will learn joint locks, pressure points, ground defense and more! Train in all weapons too, if desired! Try an introductory program to get started and don't forget to ask about our program guarantees!

Who benefits from Martial Arts?

ADULTS, CHILDREN, FAMILIES. Tang Soo Do is truly a martial art for all people. Men, Women, and Children are all encouraged to join individually or together as a family for the greatest experience in self-improvement. With the many benefits including physical fitness and stress reduction, Adults immediately experience the sense of balance and calm required to achieve a happy physical and mental state. At the same time, Children and Teenagers begin to develop the qualities and character strengths necessary to excel in today's competitive and complex world.


Because we are RAISING THE BAR! Karate is our life! We teach full-time and operate one of the largest schools in the state. This type of growth and success is earned through referrals and word-of-mouth praise from happy students and parents. We offer benefits like no one else including huge family black belt program discounts, low cardio kickboxing prices, FREE demo team membership, private group lessons, and use of our weight room if any member of your family is in our Black Belt Elite program; Polarity, Summer Camp, Weapons classes, a special Black Belt Lounge and more...all in a state of the art 12,000+ square foot building. In addition, at World Class IMA, our black belts and instructors are tested and certified and continuously improve their own skills through weekly training with their Grandmaster instructor. (See World Class Federation of Martial Arts). Grandmaster Pitcher also trains regularly with various local Masters and Grand Masters so that we may offer you the best martial arts instruction anywhere!You can be proud to know that our black belts and instructors are constantly improving themselves for you!