Welcome to the TCA Branch

At the TCA branch, we offer children's karate classes, along with Juniors, family karate, and adult karate classes. We meet at the TCA Central campus, Mondays and Wednesdays in the evening.

Chief Instructor Maddox's greatest fulfillment with the martial arts is enjoying teaching and helping the student who really needs help. He is devoted to the well being and education in assisting students of the martial arts to become effective leaders in society.

Meet the Instructors

Chief Instructor James Ryan Maddox, 6th Degree

Chief Instructor James Ryan Maddox began his martial arts career in 1988 when he began studying Chinese Kempo-Karate at the United States Air Force Academy Youth Center Branch of Universal Kempo-Karate Schools Association in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Chief Instructor Maddox was born on February 15, 1977 in Victorville, California of Irish and German ancestry. He received his Black Belt in 1992 and received his 5th Degree Black Belt in June 2003. Chief Instructor Maddox is a student of Professor Garland R. Johnson and Assistant Professor Bridget L. Johnson. Having grown up in the Universal System by going through the Junior and Adult belt ranking system, he demonstrates a profound understanding of the concepts and techniques, fitting for his rank of 5th Degree - Chief Instructor. He is a martial arts tournament champion many times over in Point Sparring, Forms and Weapons. Chief Instructor Maddox is one of the original members of the Universal Kempo Demo Team which is a world class martial arts show team that has preformed in Europe, Asia, Canada, Central America and throughout the United States. Having been the past Head Instructor of the United States Air Force Academy, he is currently the Branch Manager for the Firestation Branch of Universal Kempo-Karate Schools Association. Chief Instructor Maddox's greatest fulfillment with the martial arts is enjoying teaching and helping the student who really needs help. He is devoted to the well being and education in assisting students of the martial arts to become effective leaders in society.

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