White Tiger Martial Arts


The 4 elements of STMA are:

Unarmed Combat

Those familiar with the Godai concept of 5 elements in Oriental philosophy will know how they relate to the chakra system of consciousness.

Some of you will have read  about this subject and how they relate to the psychological and physical aspects of combat.

We are now able to relate each of the 4 elements of STMA to the 4 elements of earth, water, fire and wind.

Grappling – Earth – Chi

Unarmed Combat – Water – Sui

Kickboxing – Fire – Ka

Weapons – Wind – Fu

The 5th Element, Ku, Void, is Creativity