Rodney - Hall of Fame
Dr Rodney Graham
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
Grandmaster Rodney Graham was teaching karate with the
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
Korea, and Mexico. In the
first year online, the website received 300,000 hits.
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.
may the founders of the organization be reached?
- Grandmaster Robert G. Graham may be reached at 843-926-5696
- Grandmaster Rodney E. Graham may be reached at 843-709-9838