Belt Promotion


Terry was promoted to 9th degree Black Belt in May of 2009 by the USA Martial Arts. Terry started Karate in 1968, became assistant instructor in 1969, and received his Black Belt in 1971 by the World Tae Kwon Do Association. New Albany saw its first Karate school when Terry opened his doors in 1972. The belted program is a unique blend of Karate, Kickboxing, Boxing, Aikido, Jujitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kendo, and Judo.
Terry was the first to bring Kickboxing to this region in the 1970s. He was also first to offer a ladies Kickboxercise program. This class is a safe way to learn self defense, physical fitness, and great stress release. Terry’s boxing gym is the oldest operation in the Kentuckiana area that has hosted many champions. Terry was also inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame as a “Pioneer” in the Martial Arts in April of 2009. Read More…

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