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D'Arbonne Martial Arts


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Korean Karate-TKD
Black Belt Club

Loyalty - Ability - Integrity

USKA Nationals On March 28-31, 2019

D'Arbonne Martial Arts had 16 students from our school travel to Houston, Texas to participate in the United States Karate Alliance National Championships. Everyone was very successful and we are proud of our Competition Team. Jake Odom won the 1st-3rd Degree Black Belt Weapons division and was Runner-Up in the Grand Champion competition. Shown here are Alex and Juliana holding their 1st Place awards. Alex won the Youth Beginning Weapons Grand. Congrats to all!

The next Chittim/Jordan Black Belt Test And Seminars will be held in North Louisiana on June 1-2nd, 2019.

The Duel On D'Arbonne Championships will be in Farmerville, LA on May 4, 2019.

D'Arbonne Martial Arts is a traditional karate training center offering professional instruction in Tae Kwon Do, Korean Weapons, Okinawan Kobudo, Iaido, and Judo.

Shown below are action photos taken at recent events.

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The 2019 Duel on D'Arbonne karate tournament was held on May 4, 2019 at the Union Parish High School Gymnatorium in Farmerville, LA. Competitors from several states to take part in a splendid day of traditional martial arts competition.

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Welcome to the Home Page of the D'Arbonne Martial Arts Academy located  at 108 Main St. in Farmerville, Louisiana.

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Our Black Belts:


Matthew Bourque (3rd), Jake Odom (2nd), Devon Adkins, Kristin McPherson,  Noah Conway, Lance Wilkins, Bethany Rhodes,

 Georgia Booth, Aleck Nyegaard, and Dee Nyegaard.

Mind - Body - Spirit

Our Mission

What is our philosophy? “It is the responsibility of each generation of karate-ka to make the next generation of students better than the current one” Mr. Rodney McPherson

What is Karate? "True Karate-do is this: that in daily life, one's mind and body be trained and developed in a spirit of humility; and that in critical times, one be devoted utterly to the cause of justice." - Gichin Funakoshi

We hope to build better citizens through training, dedication, loyalty, and integrity. It is our goal to build self esteem, respect, and confidence in students and further the "matchless American fighting spirit" - Atlee Chittim embodied within our style and system.

We believe that our students will be better suited to cope with life's problems if they develop self esteem and self confidence. Therefore we instill a "can do" attitude in a safe and positive learning environment: "I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me" - Philippians 4:13

Company Profile

Black Belts are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.

Chief Instructor: Rodney McPherson 7th Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do, 6th Degree Black Belt Okinawan Kobudo, USKA Hall of Fame Member, Atlee Chittim Role of Honor Member.

D'Arbonne Martial Arts is affiliated with The United States Karate Alliance, The International Karate Kobudo Federation, and The Professional Karate Commission.

Bushido Society Newsletter profile of:

Sensei McPherson

Contact Information

We accept students age 6 and up. Any and all levels are welcome from beginners to advanced students from our system or other systems. Feel free to come an visit our classes.

Postal address
108 Main St, Farmerville, LA 71241
Electronic mail
General Information: darbonnemartialarts@gmail.com
Sales: Rodney McPherson
Customer Support: Rodney McPherson


Send mail to rodney.mcpherson@gmail.com with questions or comments about this web site.
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