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School History & Facts


The founder of this American style and school is Grand Master Clifford C. Crandall Jr. Grand Master Crandall has authored three books, written articles and produced over seven instructional video tapes in the martial arts. As the host of the Martial Arts Today T.V. show, he has traveled the world meeting and training with some of the true leaders in the martial arts. With his years of training as a Tae Kwon Do stylist and personal training in Japan and China, a traditional blend of some of the most historic concepts and techniques have been combined with some of the finest law enforcement techniques used in the United States today. This style truly gives credence to the long taught philosophy that the martial arts is for everyone regardless of sex or age. The American Eagle style combines the fundamentals of stretching with a cardiovascular and muscular workout that makes you feel healthy. A participant acquires a feeling of self-confidence which assists them in daily life.

In answer to some of the most common questions:

What is the school name? American Martial Arts Institute

What is the style taught at this school? American Eagle Style

What are the school colors? Red, White and Blue

What is the school logo? The American Eagle with the Yin Yang symbol as the eye of the eagle

What is the name of the country it originated from? United States of America

Is it totally based on American ideas of martial arts skills? No. The style has strong roots in the historical formulation of the martial arts. The given breakdown of the American Eagle Style regarding national influences is:
  • American (Self-Defense & Forms) 40%
  • Korean (Tae Kwon Do) = 35%
  • Japanese (Karate) = 15%
  • Chinese (Wu Shu) = 10%

Who is the founder of the style? Clifford C. Crandall Jr.

What rank is Grand Master Crandall? 10th Degree

Where can I find this school? Full time locations in New York State.








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