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Dr Rodney Graham

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 The History of Christian Martial Arts Association:  Grandmaster Robert Graham trained alongside the former Dorchester County, SC, Sheriff Ray Nash.  Sensei Nash led a martial arts school known as Christian Martial Arts Academy.  Grandmaster Rodney Graham was teaching karate with the North Charleston Parks and Recreation Department.  His school was known as Northwood Karate Academy.  The two brothers then took over the Christian Martial Arts Academy to form the Christian Martial Arts Association.  Christian Martial Arts Association was submitted to the U.S. Government in 1996.  CMAA received a trademark as the only certified and registered Christian Martial Arts Association worldwide. Soon, there were other schools, located in places such as Big Stone Gap, VA; Corning, NY; New York City; Portland, OR; and Jacksonville, FL.  There were also chapters formed in other countries, such as Australia, Korea, and Mexico. In the first year online, the website received 300,000 hits.

 Co-Founders President Robert G. Graham and Vice-President Rodney E. Graham formed the Christian Martial Arts Association as an outreach ministry to offer churches, pastors, and Christian-based Martial Arts Schools a method to attain legitimate Martial Arts Certification and Rank.

 How may the founders of the organization be reached?