About Director

Hi! I am Adam West Schainblatt, the School Director.

I have being studying and teaching martial arts since 1979. I opened my first martial arts school in Raleigh in 1987. When I became a believer and follower of Jesus Christ in 1991 I eliminated all parts of my teaching that did not honor God. But I would still consider that school a secular school that was owned by a Christian.

Then, in 1999 I decided to sell that school to my partner and open a new school that not only replaced Eastern religious and New Age concepts with Christian ones but with a focus on smaller classes, a new curriculum and adding prayer and bible studies.

Then in 2005 I felt God wanted me to take it a huge step further, to develop a new curriculum for a new program called Karate Kids for Christ. I am so excited about this new Christian Martial Arts Curriculum and encourage you to check it out to see if it is the right thing for your child! I know you and your child will LOVE IT! And that is why we offer a 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE.


Other Personal Information:

Has lived in Raleigh since 1987

Married to Susan and they have three wonderful boys

Interests include: tennis, movies, good food, good friends, Bible study

Head Coach at Raleigh School of Modern Tennis Methods

Memberships:

Member: Christ Covenant Church, Raleigh, N.C.


Dedication of Adam Schainblatt:

When I started the martial arts I fell in love with its powerful techniques and then later its "teachings" or "philosophy." I thought all my successes in martial arts were ONLY because of my personal investment in myself through self-discipline, training, hard work or study. At least that is what I was taught and believed. That I controlled my destiny and I could accomplish anything I wanted too if I worked hard enough. I was wrong. It is God that I thank for the desire to work hard, for all the successes and blessings that I have had and will ever have in my life, and I acknowledge that He is in control and that He is God and I am not.

My prayer is that God would enable me to make Jesus Christ the center of my life every day, moment to moment. I strive to honor Him and bless Him with my life. My prayer is that God will use me, and I will use the gifts and talents he has blessed me with, to glorify Him and to spread His Word so that those whom my life touches, or I come into contact with, might be saved and come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.


Martial Arts Experience

6th Degree Black Belt in Ryu Kyu Kempo by Rick Moneymaker

5th Degree Black Belt in Ryu Kyu Kempo by Dillman Karate International

5th Degree Black Belt by the World Tae Kwon Do Federation, Kukkiwon

6th Degree Black Belt by the Korea Tae Kwon Do Association, Han Moo Kwon

Advisory Board Member U.S. Martial Arts Association from 1996-1999

Featured in martial arts magazines including: Inside Karate, Traditional Tae Kwon Do, Tae Kwon Do Times, Inside Tae Kwon Do

Trainer / Coach of U.S. National Champions

1986 - 87 Undefeated Sparring Champion Gold Medalist (ETF Team Captain)

1987 Team Captain, George Mason University

1988 United States Tae Kwon Do Union (U.S.T.U.) Team Captain for Virginia State and Featherweight Gold Medalist

Two Times U.S. Martial Arts Association "School of the Year"


Acknowledgements

This curriculum is has been developed by many valuable lessons I have learned thus far in my martial arts career and my spiritual development and walk with God.  I am grateful for the inspiration and the knowledge shared from my teachers, mentors, and most of all my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.


Special thanks to:

Grandmaster H.K. Lee my first martial arts teacher inspired me and taught me so much.

Grandmaster Rick Moneymaker, I appreciate his trust, friendship, openness and guidance to my development of Kyu Sho Jitsu and Tuite Jitsu.

Grandmaster Tom Muncy, for his insights and time and sharing his knowledge.

My students, for your interests and goals help fuel my desire and motivation.

Thanks to mom and dad, for your trust and support with the direction I chose for my life.

Thanks to Jim Sineath, a great friend and advisor, for bringing me to know Jesus Christ.

Thanks to Crossroads Fellowship, through which I came to understand more about God and became a member of the family of God.

Thanks to Chuck Milian, for his help, guidance, and interest, but especially his ministry and helping develop my personal relationship with Jesus.


"TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND LEAN NOT ON YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING; IN ALL YOUR WAYS ACKNOWLEDGE HIM, AND HE WILL MAKE YOUR PATHS STRAIGHT."

PROVERBS 3:5

 

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