The Black Belt Academy is fully committed to teaching people of all ages the benefits of Karate for today’s practical lifestyles. Not only do all of our instructors hold Black Belts, but they also began their respective martial arts careers here at our Dojo. That means that each of the Black Belt Academy instructors are fully invested in the success of the Black Belt Academy and in the development of each student. Black Belt Academy is a fully accredited SHITO-RYU karate school which means that achievements earned at our Dojo are honored at any other SHITO-RYU karate school in the world.
Sensei Eddie Aranzazu is the owner and operator of Black Belt Academy and has practiced martial arts for more than 25 years. His keen expertise in martial arts combined with his emphasis on success and respect make the Black Belt Academy of New Tampa the premiere martial arts school in Tampa.
Established in 1991.
Since 1991, our staff of instructors has been committed to strengthening and developing our students to have the skills and confidence to excel in all areas of life. As you train to become a strong and confident Black Belt Champion, you will experience progress, growth, and change in many areas of your physical, mental and emotional being. People of all ages, stages and backgrounds, have commented on how our program has become a very positive influence on their life.
Our main objective is to provide our students with high quality martial arts instruction in a positive, safe and encouraging environment. Our innovative methods of teaching and curriculum are designed to allow you to learn in a step-by-step fashion.
We would like to take a minute and introduce you to our team of instructors. Our instructors are all certified to teach martial arts worldwide. Each of our Black Belt instructors have over 10 years experience in martial arts and has been through an intensive leadership and in