DISCIPLINE | STRENGTH | TRADITION | HUMILITY | HONOR
Founded in 1979, Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy is the oldest non-sport martial arts program in the Portland Metropolitan Area. Offering traditional training in five distinct, yet complementary martial arts, Pacific Rim offers both adult and kids classes, and has become an internationally recognized program featured in numerous newspaper, magazine, radio, and television features. At Pacific Rim, learning and personal development are the primary goals.
Primarily a throwing and grabbing art, it has been an Olympic sport since 1964. Students have the option to participate in tournaments; however, the training emphasizes the heritage and foundation Judo has provided to all martial arts.
The most practiced martial art in the world. At Pacific Rim, the pure form of Tae Kwon Do is taught. An Olympic sport, it is taught at Pacific Rim with the quality of the student in mind, not merely for sport or physical activity.