WHAT IS ZENRYOKU MARTIAL ARTS?
Zenryoku means "All ones strength"
Zenryoku Martial Arts (ZMA) is a freestlye martial arts founded in 1999 by a team of martial artists including Kyoshi Gerard Wade & Kyoshi Jason Harris. Its lineage traces back to Japanese combat based martial arts such as Nippon Kempo. Over the 21st century the predecessor's to ZMA had influence from other styles such as Kyokoshin Karate, Wu Shu, Muay Thai, and Western wrestling & boxing, making ZMA one of the first truly mixed martial arts, before the explosion on MMA in the 2000's.
ZMA is currently headed by one of it's founders Kyoshi Gerard (Chunk) Wade 6th Dan Black Belt with over 35 years experience. ZMA is based on the Mid North Coast with Dojo's in the Macleay, Hastings and Nambucca regions.
ZMA uses the traditional kyu/dan grade system introduced in Judo and utilised in many Japanese Arts. ZMA has established itself as a family friendly style that allows students of all ages and backgbrounds to develop great martials arts and self defense skills.