GRANDMASTER JAMES C. SMITH II, 
aka "Mr. JIMMY"

        Head Instructor and Owner

 *GrandMaster Jimmy trains with and under GrandMasters Danny Chapman (9th Dan), Floyd Burk (10th Dan), and Bernie Fritz (10th Dan) of the Independant Karate Schools Association.

*GrandMaster Jimmy was promoted to Hanshidan and 8th Dan in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and American Style Karate on September 30th, 2017 at the Annual IKSA Friends of the Arts Training Seminar.  GM Jimmy is a regular instructor at that National Training.   

*Proficient in Nunchakas, Sais, Kali Sticks, Bo Staff, Bokken, Kamas, Knife and Gun Defenses and Offense.  

*2014 Granted "Distinguished Master" Award and Indcucted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

*2013 AIKIA KARATE COLLEGE instructor of Tae Kwon Do Forms.

*2012-2014 AIKIA KARATE COLLEGE instuctor of TKD Forms.

       *AIKIA World International Network and Academy of  Black Belts Accredited and Certificate of Agency.  

  *Certified F.I.G.H.T. Instructor - July 2008

  *United Professionals Advanced Curriculum & Principles  
   Certification - June 2008
 
        *Certified Instructor in Art of Pressure Points - Can-Am
   Karate Academy - September 2005
*Black Belt Schools International Instructor Certification Certificates of Completion:
04/16/2005; 12/10/2005; 01/23/2006; 06/18/2006
 
    *CPR and First Aid CERTIFIED.
 
RECOGNITIONS/HONORS
 
*Official Citation from Maryland General Assembly for Outstanding fundraising efforts for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. 2009.
Presented by Senator Donald Munson.
*Official Citation from Maryland General Assembly for outstanding local charity work and exceptional character development of students. 2010.
Presented by Delegate Leroy Myers.
*Certificate of Recognition to Mr. Jimmy and White Tiger for the generous Donation to Overseas Troops, presented September 2011 from United States Senator Barbara Milkulski.
*Hall of Fame Award from World Martial Arts Association, for Charitable Contributions to the Community.  November 2010.
 
*2010 Service Award presented by AIKIA's Dr. Jerry Beasley and 10th Dan "Superfoot" Bill Wallace.
*Recognition of Achievement of Excellence in Martial Arts
Principles by World Martial Arts Organization Alliance/Master
Chebbi Zouhaier 2004
 
Mr. Jimmy has been instructing Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, F.I.G.H.T., Judo, and Jui-jitsu to students of all ages since 2003.  His philosophy is that anyone can learn self-defense and become a better and stronger and more confident person by practicing martial arts.

Tae Kwon Do Instructors

Master Tina                                                         5th Dan

  Achieved Black Belt on 12/22/2001

  Achieved 2nd Dan 12/11/2005

  Achieved 3rd Dan  2/ 28 /2009

  Achieved 4th Dan 2/11/2012

  Achieved 5th Dan 09/26/2015

 United Professionals Curriculum and Principals Black Belt School International Association Instructor Training Colleges 

 First  4/16/2005, Second  12/10/2005, Third  01/23/2006, Fourth   06/2007, Fifth --

United Professionals Advanced Curriculum &    Principles Certification - June 2008

Ms. Tina has been instructing students of all ages since 2001.  Martial Arts is learning.  Everyone must make choices in their lifetime.  "An individual must empty the cup in order to refill the cup'

Mr. William AKA "TANK" 5th Dan

Mr. William has trained in Tae Kwon Do  since he was 4 and in Hapkido since he was 10.   He also trains in Haganah.    



He is proficient in multiple different weapons, has expert knowledge in knife and gun defenses from his years of training in Hapkido, and enjoys assisting instruction of students of all ages.  



He is affectionately known as "Mr. Tank".   



Mr. William also is a lead instructor with the AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.  





He has grown up in the martial arts, winning many competitions over the years - pictured below is his 1st Place in the Weapons Division at the Maryland State Karate Competitions when he was just 4 years old.  Mr. William is Master Jimmy's youngest son.  

Mr Sean                                                                             5th Dan


Mr. Sean began training in martial arts at the age of 11. 


Mr. Sean attained his 5th Dan on 12/27/2016. 


Mr. Sean is Master Jimmy's oldest son and a Maryland State Trooper.  He is the primary instructor of the Evening Program under Master Jimmy.  


Mr. Sean trains in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, F.I.G.H.T. (Haganah) and Kenpo.


He is proficient with nunchukas, sais, bo staff, kamas, kali sticks, and bokken.


"You have to learn from your past to grow in your future." 

 

United Professionals Advanced Curriculum & Principles Certification-Baltimore, MD-June 2008.

Certificate of Completion of AIKIA Karate College 2010.

Certificate of Completion of AIKIA Karate College 2011.

Certificate of Attendance at IKSA Training in 2011.

Certificate of Completion of AIKIA Karate College 2012.

Ms Marcia                                                                         5th Dan

 

After School Program Director/Instructor

 Attained 5th Dan 12/27/2016

Instructs Tae Kwon Do

CPR/First Aid Certified



Ms. Misty                                                                            3rd Dan

   

Attained 3rd Dan in Tae Kwon Do on May 13th, 2017.  Also trains in Hapkido.  Assists with After School Program.  

Mr. Milben                                                                       2nd Dan


Mr. Milben is a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido. 

Mr. Jeff                                                                               2nd Dan

Mr. Seth                                                                             2nd Dan

  








Mr. Seth attends Williamsport High and also dedicates himself to assisting with the Summer Camp Program. 

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Mr. Seth                           AKA "HUTCH"                   2nd Dan 


Mr. Seth is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.  



He is also the founder of "FOAM FLINGERS", a group that can be contacted to sponsor entertainment for a variety of gatherings and events to have a fun time for all playing organized "NERF GUN" sport.  He supplies the equipment and organizes the event!  It's great for birthday parties, family reunions, you name it!!!  You can contact White Tiger Martial Arts and leave a message for him to contact you to get more information!  

Mr.  James                                                                        2nd Dan

Achieved Black Belt in September of 2007

Attained 2nd Dan 08/11/2012

Has Studied martial arts since the age of 5

 *Mr. James is Master Jimmy's middle son, and is now a supervising Correctional Officer in the State of West Virginia. 

*BBSI Certifications (Black Belt School International Association Instructor Training Colleges)

*United Professionals Advanced Curriculum & Principles Certification - June 2008

 *Attendance Certification from 2011 IKSA Training Seminar.  "International Karate Schools of America"
 

Mr. Wilt                    AKA  "Papa Smurf"                 2nd Dan

Attained Black Belt on

February 12, 2011

 Mr. Wilt is affectionately known to our students and staff as "Papa Smurf".  He first began training because he needed to gain fitness and found a treadmill boring.  He has been training with Mr. Jimmy for nearly 15 years now and is part of our family!  He is now a Black Belt in both Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido.  

Miss Grace                                                                       2nd Dan

 
Grace has been training since she was only 2 years old.  She is Master Jimmy's only daughter and youngest child.  She assists with instruction of the younger children at the school, as she loves working with "the little ones" as she likes to affectionately call them.   Grace also dances 5-6 hours a week in a variety of dance classes.  

Grace earned her 2nd Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do in May of 2017.  

Mr. Thomas                  AKA "MOOSE"                      2nd Dan


Mr. Thomas is a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido.  




Ms. Jen                                                                                 1st Dan

Mr. Dominic                                                                       1st Dan


Mr. Dominic began training with his three sons, and is now one of our most dedicated assistant instructors.  

Mr. Joe                                                                                 1st Dan

 

Mr. Jared                                                                             1st Dan

Ms. Steph                                                                             1st Dan

 

Mr. Kevin                                                                             1st Dan

 

Mr. Corey                                                                            1st Dan

 

Mr. Clark                                                                             1st Dan

 

Mr. Carson                                                                         1st Dan

 

Miss Emilee                                                                       1st Dan

 

Mr. Carlos                                                                           1st Dan

 

Mr. RJ                                                                                   1st Dan

 

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