The SMAA has attracted a number of prominent members. These distinguished martial artists include Dave Lowry, a well-known martial arts writer; Hunter Armstrong, director of the International Hoplology Society (founded by the late Donn Draeger); and Wayne Muromoto, editor of Furyu--The Budo Journal of Classical Martial Arts and Culture.
Prospective members: print the
Current members: print the Application for Current Members
There are two levels of membership in the SMAA:
Associate Membership: allows you to be affiliated with the SMAA and receive an Associate Member certificate, our quarterly newsletter, and discounts at SMAA events. Associate members are not eligible to apply for rank or teaching titles. The annual membership fee at this level is $20.00 (US).
Full Membership: allows you to be affiliated with the SMAA and receive our quarterly newsletter and discounts at SMAA events. In addition, full members may apply for rank and teaching titles. The annual membership fee at this level is $25.00 (US).
How to Obtain an Application Form
You may request an application form using one of the following methods:
via the Web: print out the
via e-mail: send a message to
via mail: send a letter to the SMAA HQ at the following address:
PO Box 6022
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-6022