Class Descriptions.


Created by Jigoro Kano in 1882, judo is a soft art that emphasizes mutual benefit and welfare.  Judo is also an Olympic spot identified by the throws , hold downs, chokes, and arm bars to win a match.  Taught by Brian Mills.


The base art for many of the Japanese martial arts, this Jujutsu(spelled differently to identify the traditional or old style) is a battle field art of self defense.  As taught at Mt Pleasant Martial Arts it includes arm locks, take downs, submissions, throws, chokes, pressure points, weapons, and mental training.  Taught by Brian Mills.


This Russian style of martial art dates back to the 10th century.  Systema is a style that combines strong spirit with extremely innovative and versatile tactics that are at the same time practical, deadly, and effective against any type of enemy under any circumstances. The style is natural and free while having no strict rules, rigid structure or limitations.  When the Communists came to power in 1917, they originally reserved it just for a few Special Operations Units.  Taught by C.J. Rafferty

Fang Shi Do  (classes currently suspended)

The Fang Shi Do Fighting Method is a part of the Combative Arts dedicated toward the study and investigation of survival of the modern day streets.

The method studies all ranges of combat: handheld weapons, kicking range, punching range, trapping range, standing grappling, take-downs and ground fighting.

It has a fully structured and detailed curriculum based on evolution of the student/Instructor.