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Practical Self Defense and Life Skills For Children, Teens, and Adults

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Todd Carlisle

January 16, 2020

Mr. Tom is fantastic. My son has little focus anywhere except at Karate practice where he magically gets focus!... Read More

Chris Cotter

January 16, 2020

There is much more to this school than just karate. There is a high emphasis on respect, self discipline, and so much more. Mr. Tom and Miss Alex are like family now. You should stop by for a visit and see what they are all about.... Read More

Craig Cleveland

January 16, 2020

If you care about you family this is the place where you should begin your journey. Not only the self defense you will learn but the family values that are always first in foremost in every lesson. This is place where when you walk in the door you will always feel as if everyone is a part of your extended family .... Read More

Rachel Terranova

January 16, 2020

I don't know how to express what positive things have come from me trying out then joining classes here. All skill levels are welcomed. There is a distinct lack of macho posturing and ego. Instead there is true respect here. I am so excited to see where my journey takes me here! Thank you Mr. Tom, Miss Alex, the black belts, and other students I have encountered this far!... Read More

Christine Daniels Nicholson

January 16, 2020

I’ve never met a teacher so patient & positive as Mr. Tom. You can tell he & his sweet wife, Alex, are genuinely loved by kids. They also make parents feel included with their warm yet professional demeanor. The classes & environment make it easy to excel, not just in martial arts, but in self-confidence, respect & other core values. I drive a ways for my kids to attend Self-... Read More

Erik Davis

January 16, 2020

Mr Tom and his amazing wife have a wealth of experience in dealing with your overactive child! / They are a invaluable asset to the bettering of my child that thinks he know everything. Deep down I know my son is retaining everything like a sponge. And in turn he will apply said knowledge when he grows up. Thank you from the botton of my heart! Now if we could just figure out a way to thwart pe... Read More

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Kids Martial Arts near Bedford

Confidence & Self-Esteem

Confidence is the most vital part of a martial arts training regimen. As such, our school is dedicated to providing our students with the self-belief needed to accomplish any goal.

Kids Martial Arts near Bedford

Discipline & Self-Control

Discipline sits as the cornerstone not only of martial arts, but of life achievement as a whole. Our easy-to-follow programs will instill our students with discipline and internal motivation that will improve all aspects of their lives.

Kids Martial Arts near Bedford


Martial arts, while also a way to achieve fulfillment and self-esteem, are also a great tool for use in physical defense. Safety is a constant worry in life, and our school will arm students with a variety of ways to keep themselves and their loved ones out of harm's way.

Kids Martial Arts near Bedford

New Friends & Mentors

Our school is not just a service, it is a family. Any new students welcomed into our fold will be treated as personal friends and are sure to make connections that will last a lifetime.

Self Defense 4U Martial Arts

We want to help men, women, and children from across our community become the best they can be. Our self defense classes are an excellent way for your child to receive the exercise they need while also building strong core values and connecting with a community of new friends and mentors from across Bedford. They'll also learn effective martial arts skills and anti-bullying tips!

Through our confidence-building self defense based programs, our team at Self Defense 4U Martial Arts will help your child reach their full potential. Our instructors are caring, compassionate, and direct -- they'll provide expert training in a safe, fun environment where children of all abilities and backgrounds can thrive. We'll help to develop vital skills and values such as focus, respect, discipline, self-esteem, and responsibility.

Starting as young as four years old, we teach children how to learn techniques with correct form. But self defense and martial arts aren't just about learning to fight -- it's about developing a powerful sense of self, instilling positive values, creating unwavering confidence, and establishing a supportive foundation. There are a wealth of mental and physical benefits that come with self defense classes.

Students and parents report that martial arts are a terrific way to keep children active and fit during off seasons of baseball, basketball, football, and soccer... but it's not just for athletes! Our self defense programs help build flexibility, total-body fitness, hand-eye coordination, and general motor skills. Best of all, it's always fun and engaging for all ages!

The first step is trying out your first class to see how Self Defense 4U Martial Arts can help you!


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