New York City locations in Tribeca, Midtown, Upper Eastside and Upper Westside
Kids Martial Arts Classes
Through martial arts classes, kids learn important lessons about competition, the importance of safety and fairness, and good sportsmanship. Competition is taught to be friendly and respectful, and is viewed as a way to work together to improve.

At Modern Martial Arts, we take pride in our students. To us, a black belt may be the goal, but having fun and gaining self-confidence are of equal importance.

Our instructors are passionate about instilling the values of healthy living in their students. A martial artist knows that it is important not only to be physically fit, but mentally fit as well. It comes as no surprise that children who engage in martial arts often report marked improvement in their school work and sense of accomplishment.

It is only the uninitiated who regards martial art as a violent and unruly sport. The truth is that martial art is a disciplined sport, and kids who enroll in martial arts NYC learn to respect others. All those kicking and punching you see in kickboxing classes NYC are prioritized below respect as a virtue. By bowing to their instructors, and following instructions to the letter, they learn how to show respect to everybody in the community.

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Don't just take our word for it,
Here's what our kids have to say about us...


Modern Martial Arts has taught me the principals of being a black belt. Modesty, Courtesy, Integrity, Self-Control, Courage, Perseverance and Indomitable Spirit. Martial Arts has helped me focus on my school work and keep on the honor roll. - Max S., Student



"I have learned to work hard and not give up. Preparing for black belt has been a goal of mine for most of my life. Not only did martial arts prepare me for being a black belt, it helped me prepare for life." - Max R., Student

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