North American Martial Arts Institute
The North American Martial Arts Institute (NAMAI) in Norwalk,OH opened in January 1994 and has been providing martial arts, self-defense, and fitness instruction for over 20 years. Senior instructor John Orndorff, 6th Dahn Black Belt in Taekwondo, is the founder of NAMAI. Black Belt Instructors Chris Burns, 4th Dahn in Taekwondo, and Kim Scheel, 1st Dahn in Taekwondo, have been teaching Martial arts and fitness at the Institute since 2003 and 2004 respectively.
NAMAI Sandusky opened in May of 2010 and is owned and operated by Eric and Malory Jones. Mr Jones is a 4th Dahn in Taekwondo and certified Ohio Peace Officer in the state of Ohio. Mr Jones has been studying martial arts locally and nationwide since 1992. Mrs Jones, 1st Dahn in Taekwondo, has been studying martial arts since 2010.
NAMAI Toledo opened in May of 2016 and is owned and operated by 4th Dahn Black Belt Cory Beamer and his wife Chloe. Mr Beamer has studied martial arts locally and internationally since 1998. Mr Beamer is a former active duty US Marine and a certified Black Belt Instructor for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program.