Residential Undergraduate

Martial Arts Academy

Bryan College’s Martial Arts Academy is a leadership development program designed to provide students with a balanced mix of martial arts training and spiritual formation.

Beginning in the fall of 2018, students in this four- year program will have the opportunity to work towards a black belt in Isshinryu karate or their 1st and 2nd degree*.

Students will receive credit for their training and have opportunities to compete annually in weapons kata, empty hand kata, and point fighting**. In addition to martial arts training, students will develop a biblical worldview as well as the ability to think and communicate well to others.

Eligibility
  • Desire to train in Martial arts with humility and confidence
  • Desire to grow in your faith as you train and study at Bryan College
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.5+ and an ACT score of 18+
Scholarships

Scholarships are available based on demonstrated martial arts proficiency as well as financial need. Contact David Holcomb (below) for further information.

Questions?

Contact David Holcomb. David oversees the program and has a 5th degree black belt with 35 years of karate teaching experience.

(423) 775.7247
david.holcomb@bryan.edu

Bryan College Box 7783
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321

*certifications will be given through the International Isshinryu Karate Association
**Tournament season will follow the IIKA supported tournaments and the IHOF tournament