East Carolina University

Our Close Relationship With ECU

The All-American Martial Arts Academy has always had a close relationship with ECU. We are located blocks from the East Carolina University campus, right in the heart of Up-Town Greenville NC. A lot of our students who live on campus walk to our classes. And others who drive find our location very convenient. The fighting Pirates are in our blood…
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ECU Pirate Mascot ARRGGHH!!

When East Carolina University was originally formed it was a “Teacher College” and was known as “The Teachers” so originally the pirate mascot was imaged after Edward Teach the infamous Black Beard Pirate from North Carolina. The tie in to Edward Teach and "The Teachers" didn't catch on, so they changed it later to the “The Pirates”. Over the years…
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