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WAMA has moved to 132 E. Main Street, Mount Horeb, WI!  Classes begin at the new location Monday, January 30, 2023!
Now accepting new students! Call 608-437-9262.

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Warriors Academy
of Martial Arts

Welcome

Hello everyone! I would like to welcome you to our website and thank you for stopping by.  You will find lots of information about the school and our Staff. Please feel free to contact me directly with any questions you may have. Otherwise, enjoy your visit! Have a great day!

Master William Booth
wama.mh2@gmail.com


OWNER / MASTER INSTRUCTOR
Warriors Academy of Martial Arts

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ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

Warriors Academy of Martial Arts was started in September 2007 in the basement of the Barneveld Congregational United Church of Christ. It was founded by Master Chuck Lovelace under Grand Master Guy Lee Fields.  Within the first six months, we went from five to thirty-five students, and three programs, and had to find a larger location to serve our students. 

Master William Booth took over the school from Master Lovelace in 2018.  Our school is based on Traditional beliefs and values and we strive to live and express these beliefs in a positive and structured environment. We are currently located in our new location in downtown Mount Horeb, at 132 East Main St.  Private lessons and seminars are available, as well as individual personalized training.

General Information

 

Our Concept:

Warriors Academy will teach Traditional Martial Arts and Self-Defense to any individual who is willing to learn.  

 

What we teach:

Warriors Academy teaches a combination of Traditional Tae Kwon Do, Close Quarters Combative (Self-Defense), and Chanbara (Padded Weapons Sparring). By offering these three items in conjunction with each other, we feel we offer a well-rounded easy to understand curriculum that can be adjusted as needed to meet each person’s individual needs.
 

Who we teach:

Warriors Academy is open to all students that are willing to train and put forth effort. We can offer training to people of all ages and body styles, dispelling the myth that Martial Arts is for the young and flexible.  We will work with you to make you feel comfortable and competent with your training. We can train anyone from age five to eighty-five with a custom individual plan that will ensure their success. If you or your child has special needs, we encourage you to come in.  We have extensive experience working with individuals with special needs and are willing to develop a program for your unique situation.

 

Questions:

Feel free to contact Master William Booth with any questions you may have or to set up introductory and/or private lessons, are available several days of the week! Master William Booth can be reached at (608) 437-9262 or e-mail at wama.mh2@gmail.comwama.mh2@gmail.comwama.mh2@gmail.com

About

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TENANTS OF TAEKWONDO

Courtesy (Ye Ui). To be thoughtful and considerate of others. Taekwondo students (both students and instructors) should be polite, and show consideration for others.

Integrity (Yom Chi). Integrity describes how you should interact with others. To be honest and good, earn respect and trust.

Perseverance (In Nae). This basically stands for your internal drive. Challenges allow us to improve ourselves and should therefore not be avoided.

Self-Control (Guk Ki). To have control of your body and mind. A Taekwondo student should practice controlling his actions and reactions.

Indomitable Spirit (Baekjool Boolgool). To have courage in the face of adversity. A Taekwondo student should never be dominated by, or have his spirit broken by another.

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TAEKWONDO STUDENT OATH

I will observe the tenets of Tae Kwon Do.

I will respect all instructors and senior ranks.

I will NEVER misuse Tae Kwon Do.

I will be a champion of freedom and justice.

I will help to create a more peaceful world.

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RULES OF THE DOJANG

Always wear a clean Dobok.

Clean hands, feet, short nails.

Don't wear sharp things or jewelry.

If you do not have a Dobok, do not wear pants with zippers etc.

Don't drink, smoke or eat in the dojang.

No chewing gum!

Be on time.

When entering and leaving the dojang, make a proper bow.

Don't talk, unless it is necessary.

meet the staff

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

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Master William Michael (Mike) Moyle - Master Instructor

IV Dan

Master Moyle began practicing in TaeKwonDo in 1979 receiving his ChoDon Bo Black Belt in 1983.  He began training with Grand Master Fields in 1989 and is currently a 4th Degree Black Belt.  Along with Tae Kwon Do, Master Moyle practices Kuntow Kung Fu and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.  He is also an avid runner and enjoys family time with his wife and three children.

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Mr. Chad Moore

Senior Instructor

III Dan

Mr. Chad started International Tae Kwon Do Federation (ITF) Tae Kwon Do under Master Mayo in Janesville at the YMCA when he was 24, where he earned his Blue Belt before taking a 13-year hiatus as family and work obligations became priority.  Mr. Chad started back in WTF Tae Kwon Do with Warriors Academy in 2013, at the age of 37, and earned his Black belt in 2015 under Master Lovelace.  In 2019 Master Booth purchased the Dojo and promoted Mr. Chad to Head Instructor.  Mr. Chad enjoys everything about Tae Kwon Do but, by far, teaching is his highest honor.  Mr. Chad has three children, two whom are Black belts, Ms. Angel and Ms. Nadia, along with his wife Colleen, who in 2022, earned her Purple belt, and his step-son Lucas, who is a Yellow Belt. 

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Ms. Nadia Moore

Head Instructor - Little Warriors

II Dan

Ms. Nadia started her Tae Kwon Do journey at the age of 8. Over the course of her journey, she found she enjoys forms, sparing and working with weapons the most. ​Ms. Nadia earned her ChoDan in February 2019, I Dan Black Belt in August 2019, and II Dan Black Belt in August 2020.  She plans to test for her III Dan Black Belt in March 2023. Ms. Nadia has been the Head Instructor for the Little Warriors program since 2019, when it was reinstated.  She enjoys working with her students and watching them learn and grow.  

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Master William (Bill) Booth

Owner and Master Instructor

IV Dan

Master Booth is a Marine Corps Veteran who started training in Shorin Ryu Karate in 1999. In 2007 Mr. Lovelace approached him about helping teach Tae Kwon Do which led to a crash course in World Tae Kwon Do Federation (WTF) forms and curriculum.  He received his Tae Kwon Do black belt in April of 2008 and his Shorin Ryu black belt in October of 2008. He currently holds a 1st Dan in Shorin Ryu and a 4th Dan in Tae Kwon Do.  Master Booth took over the school from Mr. Lovelace in July of 2018 and continues to enjoy teaching in downtown Mount Horeb WI.    

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Mr. Eric Patterson

Senior Instructor

II Dan

Eric Patterson joined Warriors Academy in his early forties hoping to resume the martial arts journey that he had begun more than 30 years earlier.  With children of his own and a passion for helping others, he is truly grateful for the opportunity to help the children of our community to grow their self-confidence and discipline.  In the years since joining Warriors Academy, Eric has found not only a meaningful way to help others, but has found a great way to stay motivated and in-shape.

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Ms. Neela Patterson

Assistant Instructor

Brown Belt w/ Black Stripe

Ms. Neela started Tae Kwon Do in 2017 at the age of 8. She has come to enjoy attending tournaments for sparring and forms, but loves self-defense and sparring the most. Ms. Neela often helps out during the Juniors and Little Warriors classes and is currently working toward her Black belt test in March 2023.

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Ms. Janemarie Kloess

Assistant Instructor

Brown Belt w/ Black Stripe

Ms. Kloess has been on her Tae Kwon Do journey for 5 years and is currently a Black Belt Candidate. She is the youngest in her family and is grateful to have the opportunity to work with younger children in the Little Warriors program. Her favorite things in Tae Kwon Do are working with Escrima Sticks and playing Freeze Tag.

Contact

CONTACT US

608-437-WAMA (9262)  |  wama.mh2@gmail.com

132 East Main Street, Mount Horeb, WI 53572

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