If you are looking for an activity where you or the whole family can get involved, you have come to the right place! Here at Gus' CBBA there is a benefit for everyone. Kids love it because it’s fun, builds self-esteem, teaches self-discipline, and helps them work toward goals. Parents love taking the classes because it’s a great way to get in shape and at the same time they learn to defend themselves in any situation. It truly is fun for the whole family!
Christian Black Belt Academies, International was founded in 1996 by Pastor Troy Stein, 6th Degree Black Belt, and Pastor Craig Shaw, 6th Degree Black Belt. The founders felt that there was a need for a martial arts organization that keeps its focus on the needs of the students and the development of their character into what God would have for their lives. Pastor Stein and Pastor Shaw continued with the organization with which they were previously affiliated until 2001 when they introduced a new advanced style of Taekwondo entitled, the Abishai Style of Taekwondo.
Christian Black Belt Academies, International, maintains its conviction that Traditional Taekwondo training is the heart of each of our continually developing programs. Our desire is to make quality self defense training affordable and convenient to every student that desires to excel as a martial artist. It is with these objectives that we have developed the Abishai Style of Taekwondo.
The vision of Christian Black Belt Academies, International, is to train people with practical and traditional techniques of self defense while developing their moral and spiritual character. CBBA is a Christ-centered martial arts organization that believes in promoting integrity, courtesy, loyalty, respect, perseverance, honor and self-control in every student.
The definition of Taekwondo as it relates to the Abishai Style is “a martial art that trains people physically and mentally while emphasizing the need for a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.”
The purpose of Taekwondo is to prepare students for combat situations as the need for self-defense becomes evident. People in our society are protected by laws issued by governments for their protection. In times of trouble we rely on our military and our police to ensure our protection. The need for combat methods used in Taekwondo are not often required for our everyday safety. Therefore, in today’s society, Taekwondo is taught as a defensive art, which develops skills in self-protection, physical agility and mental awareness.