Ultimate Chuks is a complete curriculum based off the dynamics of freestyle nunchakus, combined with the traditional understanding of Okinawan nunchaku. You will begin with the basic single techniques and by the end of this series you will have a complete, unstoppable, intense understanding of how to use this ancient weapon. Since 2007, more than a thousand students from around the world have trained in the Ultimate Chuks course.
Rooted in Okinawa, you will learn a wide range of realistic strikes, blocks, stances, katas, and fighting skills.
Learn sparrining nunchaku strikes, blocks, and concepts. This will help you test your knowledge in actual fighting practice.
You will be able to earn real rank, up to black belt level and higher, through this complete course of study.
Internationally Accredited Martial Art Style
Earn Real Rank in Ultimate Chuks
Ultimate Chuks uses a unique ranking system - the chevron patch. Students will place the official Ultimate Chuks patch on the right sleeve of their uniform, and then each patch that is earned is placed in a descending fashion down the arm. This allows students who hold a rank in a traditional martial arts (such as Karate) to also wear their belt at the same time. Ultimate Bo students can display their rank in the same way, but on the left arm. A chevron patch holds the same weight/equivalency as a belt - it is simply a different way to visually display your standing in the style. You will also have an official certificate of rank mailed to you upon passing an exam.
Introduction to Nunchaku
You will learn about the style, how to use the course, how to choose the right weapon, basic grips, and your basic stances.
Stances, Strikes, Blocks, and Combinations using the nunchaku. Easy to follow video lessons will take you through the motions.
At each chevron level, you will learn an entire traditional kata. You will learn 10 complete forms in the curriculum. Some single, some double nunchaku kata(s).
In this section, you will learn the practical fighting applicatoin of the nunchaku, along with some example sparring matches.
Take Your First Class to Begin Your Ultimate Chuks Journey
In this first class, you will get introduced to traditional basics (holding the nunchaku), a few simple strikes, as well as a quick warm up and cool down.
The moment I have stepped into Sensei Michael Hodges virtual Dojo, I felt right at home.Even though I am in Malaysia and he is in USA, seems like there is no distance between us.His instructions are clear and easy to follow and his responses thru email are very quick.I am currently signed on for the Ultimate Bo Jutsu training along with the Ultimate Nunchucks program. After achieving my black belt status on these programs, I plan to follow thru with the Tai Chi program.I am quite impressed with the high quality of video and audio that goes with the recordings. Sensei Hodges demonstrates all the positions in a clear and concise manner and thru various positions, front, side and back views. I can easily follow allow and repeat the same movements.There is absolutely no difference, in my view, between GMAU online training and Dojo training.I currently hold a Black Belt in Ninjutsu.I enjoy furthering my training, and since I am a Work at Home Dad, I have time on my hands that allows me the flexibility to train daily. I can progress faster thru the ranks as compared to the once a week training schedules of the Dojo.I am grateful to Sensei Hodges and the Global Martial Arts University for providing this service that I may further my training. Thank you so much
I have been training in martial arts for several years, and this program has given me some great new material to learn! I have some experience with traditional nunchaku work, but not much with freestyle/modern techniques. This course is easy to follow with quality instruction that you can view as many times as needed. The best part, though, is the feedback from Sensei Michael. He responds quickly and with detail to questions you ask via e-mail, and the personalized test video response is a great learning opportunity as well. I am very pleased with this course, and I look forward to continuing my training with Black Belt at Home and the Global Martial Arts University in the future.
Immediately after purchasing, you can watch all videos in a browser on any device. Or, you can download the videos for offline viewing.
As a Legacy Black Belt at Home Course, your student enrollment is already included when you purchase the course. No need to pay for any additional enrollment for Ultimate Chuks.
Yes! Once you earn your black chevron in Ultimate Chuks, you can complete the Certified Martial Arts Teacher program. This will certify you to run your own high level Ultimate Chuks classes as a professional instructor.
A large majority of the training can be practiced solo. It is clearly beneficial to have a dedicated training partner when available, for working on the combat and sparring nunchaku techniques. We still find students who train solo are able to reach a high level of efficacy.
We ship to any country in the world. If you are not certain about your local postal system, it might make more sense to purchase the digital edition.
Yellow - $60, Green - $60, Blue - $70, Brown - $70, Red - $70, and Black Chevron - $100. Each exam includes a detailed grading, personal feedback, and the mailing of your official student certificate and chevron match.
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