Martial Arts School Delaware, OH. Ruffing Martial Arts

The Only Martial Arts School in Ohio Open

7 Days A Week!

Classes for all Ages

Each class is filled with exciting, high-energy drills that are carefully designed to develop important life skills. Classes start simple and gradually become more challenging based on each individual’s pace and readiness for new material. All lessons are based on positive recognition, reward and reinforcement for effort, skill, manners, sportsmanship and respectful treatment of others. Self-confidence, self-esteem and discipline are built in a gradual step-by-step fashion. Martial Arts training builds a strong foundation that can easily be applied in academics, sports, arts and social settings outside of Ruffing Martial Arts.

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Martial Arts Master William Ruffing

About Grandmaster Ruffing

Some of our featured styles

Martial Arts School Delaware, OH

Most people are familiar with martial arts, there are many styles from Karate and Judo to Tae Kwon Do and Juijitsu. Some are much more disciplined than others. Martial arts build self-confidence, repair self-esteem issues and teaches you how to defend yourself. Martial Arts helps you deal with bullying both on-line, at school or even in the workplace. It can help you stay fit and lose weight.

What are parents most concerned about with their children?

Depression, low-self-esteem, lack of confidence, behavioral problems or just plain laziness are pretty common worries. Most teens lack the basic life skills to succeed in today’s world.

How Can Martial Arts Help?

Martial Arts is a discipline, apart from the physical benefits martial arts raise a person’s self-confidence by getting them to do something they didn’t think they could do before. It teaches focus and concentration. This carries over into other aspects of life. When your self-confidence is high, you feel better about yourself and what you can do. You are more focused on what you want to accomplish in life and tend to pursue that with more energy and focus than before.

Raising one’s self-confidence changes your behavior. It gives you a different outlook on life and smooths out your relationships with others. In reality the self-confident person gets what they want in life as they have no doubt that they can’t achieve it.
Finding the right style for you can be difficult at times. Grandmaster Ruffing has 32 years of Martial Arts experience, not just in the dojo but in real life as well. As a combat veteran Grandmaster Ruffing knows what it takes to survive in difficult circumstances.

“To all those whose progress remains hampered by ego-related distractions, let humility – the spiritual cornerstone upon which Karate rests – serve to remind one to place virtue before vice, values before vanity and principles before personalities.”

Sokon ‘Bushi’ Matsumura

“Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”

Booker T. Washington

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”

Pablo Picasso

“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.”

Sun Tzu

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“It wasn’t until I went to Korea out of high school and got exposed to the martial arts for the first time and was just completely enamored with the physical ability of the martial arts and making my black belt.”

Chuck Norris, who came from our direct Tang Soo Do Lineage

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”

George S. Patton

What Makes Ruffing Martial Arts Different?

If you are looking for one of the best Martial Arts schools in Central Ohio, look no further.  Our Students achievements and skills speak for themselves.  We offer a flexible class schedule and competitive pricing.

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