The Academy of Martial Arts is a modern, well-equipped martial
arts training center serving greater Sumter,
South Carolina. We are
the “hombu” or home dojo for the Bushishin Budo Renmei, which teaches the
art of Kamishin Kempo Karate in several schools on the eastern
Under the direction of Shihan Harold
Hicks, the Sumter
school operates with a staff of ten black belt instructors, providing
regular scheduled karate classes for students of all ages. New
students may begin karate training at any time. The first two classes
are free, and family discounts are available. We also offer a variety
of fitness, self defense and wellness classes to meet the needs of the Sumter community.
Training in karate promotes self-discipline, respect,
physical fitness and personal character. If you would like to know
more about our school, please send an e-mail, call, or pay us a visit.
You are always welcome to come and observe class. We look forward to
seeing you soon!