Karatedo

Karatedo

   Kendo

Kendo

   Jujutsu

Jujutsu

   Aikido

Aikido

   Tai Chi

Tai Chi

   Capoeira

Capoeira

   Kobudo

Kobudo

   Iaido

Iaido

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Free trial: try one or more martial arts to see which is best for you, at no obligation
Please check the Classes page for class times and age requirements

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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 - Established 1972 ---


Offering the life-changing physical, mental, and emotional benefits of:
Karatedo for Kids, Special Needs Individuals, Teens, and AdultsKendo, Iaido, AikidoJapanese JujutsuSparring, Tai Chi, Zen Tai ChiCapoeira, Kobudo, and more. 

Classes are held Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings and Weekends.  Visitors welcome!

 
 
 
 
 
 

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What Makes the
Defense Arts center Unique?

 

•  Our Experience:

We have been teaching Karate & other Martial Arts since 1972!

•  Our Chief Instructors:

All of our instructors - each within their respective martial arts, Karatedo, Kendo, Iaido, Aikido, Jujustsu, Capoeira, and others, are highly educated, trained, passionate and experienced senseis.

•  Our Sport-mindedness:

Many of our members have won medals in Local, National and International competitions.

• Our Facility:

Our large open facility has two floors: our main floor is a spring-loaded hardwood floor and our upstairs training area uses special padded tatami mats that are great for all of our martial arts but is well-suited to falling and rolling.  We also offer:

  • Air conditioning and heating for climate control
  • Men's and Women's bathrooms with showers and changing areas
  • A spacious reception and observation area
  • A full line of training equipment for the serious martial artist

•  Our Classes and Class Schedule:

We offer morning, day and evening classes, age-appropriate classes, and family classes 7 days a week. We also have classes especially designed for those of us that are over 40/50+ years young, as well as students with Special Needs. 

•  Our Prices:

We offer a one month free trail for each of our martial arts. Our tuition rates are very competitive, we have NO CONTRACTS and we offer family discounts.

•  Our Positive Philosophy and Inclusiveness:

We strive to exemplify and teach strong morals and values such as truth, honor, self-discipline and life skills for all ages. Our dojo teaches no religion of any kind, and we are proud to have a very diverse group of studients, with children and adults from many different ethnic backgrounds and walks of life. 

 

 

 

 

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