The Gettysburg area's premier martial arts training center.

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We are dedicated to teaching students realistic self defense skills along with ensuring they maintain a high level of fitness.


Our Striking program consists of multiple martial arts styles such as: JTX Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do/Jun Fan Gung Fu, Tier One Krav Maga, USA Combatives, Dutch Kickboxing, and French Savate.


Our Grappling program consists of not only Rigan Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but also has influences from Judo, Sambo, Catch Wrestling, and Silat.


Our Weapons program incorporates several different methodologies including the Filipino Martial Arts, specializing in the use of Knife and Stick fighting, along with gun defense from Tier One Krav Maga/USA Combatives created by retired Navy Seal Patrick Tray.


Our Approach

  • Tsunami Academy Philosophy

    We believe in the importance of practical self-defense skills that can be easily absorbed. We commit to developing confidence, strength, discipline and a high level of fitness for our students. Each martial arts class is designed for everybody. This allows each of our students to work on their goals while helping others along the path.

  • Tsunami Academy Functional Fitness

    If you’re looking for a fitness challenge, to develop a new set of skills and get some intense exercise at the same time, Tsunami Academy is for you. Located in Gettysburg PA, Tsunami Academy of Martial Arts is the area’s premier training and instruction center specializing in a wide range of styles and systems.

  • No Experience Needed | Just Show Up

    You do not need any prior experience, and you do not have to be in shape to try class. Therefore, you do not need to know or do anything to prepare for martial arts training at Tsunami Academy. The best thing to fill us in on is your goals! We will help you achieve any goal you want. Come in and transform your mind and body to reap the benefits of what the martial arts can offer.

Latest News

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Xande Ribero Seminar 11/5/22

By: deric on Nov. 5, 2022, 8:02 p.m.

Another legend of the Jiu-Jitsu bucket list!

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Sensei Erik Paulson Seminar

By: deric on March 13, 2022, 10:52 a.m.

Training with legends of the sport is what makes this all worth it! Erik Paulson's credentials speak for themselves, and it is a huge honor to be a part of this community.

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