TRADITIONAL & CONTEMPORARY MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
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Youth Program

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FOR KIDS AGES 5-11! Our TaeKwonDo-based Youth Program is a great class for younger kids to get their feet wet, learn the ropes, exercise, and have socially distanced fun. We have a number of training options, from online only to hybrid to private lessons.

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Adult/All-Ages Program

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FOR KIDS AGES 5-11! Our TaeKwonDo-based Youth Program is a great class for younger kids to get their feet wet, learn the ropes, exercise, and have socially distanced fun. We have a number of training options, from online only to hybrid to private lessons.

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Private Training

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AVAILABLE FOR ALL-AGES! Train one-on-one with our Master Instructors and work on conditioning, martial arts, RFST strength & flexibility, Pilates, and more. We have a number of training options, from online to hybrid, to in-person training.

Single Art Memberships

Workshops & Events

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World-record holders, Pro Competitors in a number of fields, high-ranking Martial Arts legends, and Self-defense workshops, it is our goal to bring world-class Workshops and Events to Nashville with international experts. Join us for our Pandemic-safe events!

Philosophy

Our goal is simple: Provide our Students and their families a safe space to train - free of judgement or prejudice, where they can work on self-improvement, fitness, and community.

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The KSA Difference

Our curriculum was created and is run and supervised by a core group of experienced Martial Artists, James Cat Fitzgerald and Liz Fitzgerald, offering over 50 years of experience.

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What We Teach

Traditional Martial Arts

Train the honorable principles of Budo through our selection of Traditional Martial Arts practice.

Contemporary Martial Arts

Learn Bruce Lee’s Way of the Intercepting Fist & an array of Filipino, Indonesian, & Thai Martial Arts.

Self Defense & Security Pros

Train real-world civilian and security professional level empowerment and defensive tactics.

Fitness & Wellness

Improve your overall well-being, range of motion, strength, and flexibility through a variety of modalities.

Our Courses

AIKIDO

Aikido focuses on returning Harmony to a situation where there is discord via break-falls, locks, pins, throws, and takedowns.

FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS

An extension of our JKD curriculum, we train the Inosanto Blend of the Filipino Arts.

JEET KUNE DO

Bruce Lee, the creator of JKD, referred to it as “The art of expressing the human body,” focusing on adaptability of movement for optimal efficacy.

TAE KWON DO

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean art that is rooted in tradition and, in the modern age, competition — a regular feature of the Summer Olympics.

ASSERT SELF DEFENSE & PROFESSIONAL

Ranging from Civilian Self Defense to Instructor and Pro trainings, ASSERT has the ideal training option for you.

STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY

Discover your strength and flexibility with our range of fitness modalities and our experienced Master Instructors.

HAPKIDO

Hapkido is a Korean martial art and a form of self-defense based on strikes, kicks, joint locks, throws and other techniques.

CUSTOM TRAINING

We create a custom training plan in a one-on-one environment, offering a mix of styles and techniques to match your skillset and goals.

Send Us A Message

Have a question about our classes or training? Reach out to us and we'll get back to you ASAP. We're looking forward to hearing from you!