Victory Martial Arts - Chiefland

Sensei Richard Panek has been practicing martial arts for over 10 yrs and is trained in Tai-Jitsu, Japanese Sword, and in Eskrima. He is a SanDan (Third Degree Blackbelt)in Tai-Jitsu and First Degree Blackbelt in Iaido and Eskrima. His passion and warrior spirit is rooted in his 21 yrs as a service member in the Air Force. He believes through discipline, and drive, one can accomplish anything if you put your mind, body, and spirit into it. 

Classes are for 7 yrs old - up to adults. For more info call the Victory Martial Arts Academy - Chiefland directly 352-210-2229 or email

American Freestyle Tai-Jitsu

Japanese Sword

Doce Pares Eskrima

American Freestyle Tai-Jitus: An old style of martial arts with freedom to evolve with the needs of modern understanding. Involves, Striking, Throws, Self Defense, Submission, Grappling & Pressure Points. 

Japanese Sword:

Developed as a defensive method to counter surprise attacks and enemy raids in fifteenth and sixteenth century Japan. The purpose of laido was to slay an opponent with one stroke of the sword immediately after unsheathing it. 

Doce Pares Eskrima: Focuses on stick fighting, knife fighting and hand-to-hand combat but also covers grappling and other weapons as well.