Defense Arts Center
---- Established 1972 ---
--- Grand Opening Special ---
------ first 2 months OF classes FREE! ------
Traditional Martial Arts for children and adults of all ages and skill levels.
A variety of classes, taught by experienced, professional instructors,
each specialized and officially ranked in their respective arts.
Located in Upland, California
Offering: Karate-do, Kendo, Iaido, Kobudo, Judo, Japanese Jujutsu, Aikido, Taiko, and more.
Children, teens, adults, seniors, and visitors welcome.
Classes are held Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings and Weekends.
New classes forming NOW for:
Judo and Aikido
Each 1 to 2 sessions per week
Weeknights or weekends: Times and days TBA
$50.00- 60.00 per month
Please contact us ASAP
so we can add you to our sign-up/call back list
NEW - Take a VIRTUAL TOUR of the Defense Arts Center dojo!
Our dojo offers:
Air conditioning and heating for climate control
Men's and Women's bathrooms with showers and changing rooms
A spacious reception and observation area
A main training area consisting of a beautiful, spring-loaded hardwood floor
An upstairs mat room for aikido, judo, and jujutsu training that uses a Swain-Dollamur tatami-style mat system
with 4 inches of comfortable impact protection (not too hard and not too soft),
as has been endorsed by Sensei Gary Goltz, whose Judo club is the largest in the Pomona/San Gabriel Valley
A full line of training equipment for the serious martial artist
The Defense Arts Center is currently open to sharing its available space!
Interested teachers of other martial arts and other healthy pursuits, such as dance and yoga,
please contact Sensei Ty Aponte for more information
Photos by Christian Vacesse