Mendonca AMA


We are a traditional martial arts school for the modern age.  Offering exceptional training in Karate-Do, Kobudo, Iaido  and our own sports conditioning class, K-Fit.  If you are looking for exceptional training, fun and engaging classes, with programs for the entire family, then Mendonca AMA is the place for you.  Sign up for a free class or come by the dojo anytime to check us out.


Mendonca AMA has competed in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018  NKF National Karate Championships and US open: taking over 150 athletes over those years and returning with an impressive 155 medals: 64 Gold, 53 Silver, 47 Bronze!  Come and join our team of amazing athletes and see what Mendonca AMA is all about.


Looking for a fast paced, high energy, and high intensity workout?  Then give K-Fit a try.  Our K-Fit classes are a great way to condition your body like an athlete.   With the use of high intensity interval training (HIIT), functional movement, and preconception you will get an amazing workout.  So give it a try today and see what you have been missing from your work out.


Fall 2018

Sensei Tony Mendonca was raised in Oregon and has been practicing martial arts for over three decades.  His training began at the ripe age of 6 and continues to this day.  He is a direct student of Soke Del Saito and currently holds the rank of 6th Dan in Saito-Ha Shito-Ryu.  In the arena of sport Karate, Tony has been a state, national, and international sport Karate champion.  His unique and balanced experience allows Sensei Mendonca to expertly instruct students of all levels and abilities.

Tony also has a B.S. in engineering and consults in commercial and defense related industries.

2001, 2003, 2005  Shito-Ryu Tai Kai Kumite Champion

2000 WKO World Championships – Italy – 2 Gold, 2 Silver medals

1999 WKC World Championships – Bochum, Germany-Bronze medal

1998 WKO World Championships– Orlando, Florida – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze medals

1996 WKO World Championships– Hamilton, Canada – 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze medals

1993 AAU Joel Ferrell Award Recipient

AAU Karate National competitor from 1986 – 2006.  Junior and Senior national champion titles in Kata, Kobudo, and Kumite

Mendonca AMA Dojo

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