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Martial Arts Class

Martial Arts


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Our offices are open Tuesday through Saturday during class hours and are closed Sunday and Monday.





Self-Defense ~ Goshinjitsu Program


A comprehensive self-defense system that incorporates a wide range of skills including striking, throwing, grappling and submissions. While its curriculum is based on classical jujitsu, the techniques themselves have been refined and modernized.

Instructor: J. McGraugh, Shihan, 6th Dan, BA of Education and certified as a Highly Qualified Teacher has over 35 years of experience teaching students of all ages both on the mat and in the classroom. 

Little Warriors A safe and fun-filled class that includes basic safety and basic martial arts skills, exercise and games. It emphasizes discipline, patience, and respect. 

Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30 pm, ages 4 to 7

Friday 4:30 - 5:30 pm, ages 4 to 7 

Kids Jujitsu

Tuesday 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 7 to 14

Thursday 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 7 to 14

Saturday 2:15 pm, 3:15 pm, ages 7+ 

Kids Grappling

Friday 5:45 - 6:45 pm, ages 6 to 13

Saturday 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, ages 6 to 13

Family Jujitsu

Tuesday 5:45 - 6:45 pm, ages 6+

Thursday 5:45 - 6:45 pm, ages 6+

Saturday 4:45 - 5:45 pm, ages 6+




Mixed Martial Arts ~ Hiraido Program


A modern martial arts course that integrates kickboxing, wrestling, judo and submission grappling into one system. The course content is physically demanding and the skills taught can be applied to competitions or just used for self-defense.

Instructor: J. McGraugh, Shihan

MMA Hiraido

Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 pm, ages 14+

Thursday 7:00 - 8:30 pm, ages 14+ 

Adults Grappling

Wednesday 5:45 - 6:45 pm, ages 14+

Friday 7:00 - 8:00 pm, ages 14+





Japanese Sword ~ Batto - Do Program


The ancient Japanese art of the Samurai Sword. Students learn and practice a combination of forms with a wooden sword, sparring with padded swords and test-cutting with live swords. This class is taught at our dojo location and occasionally in outdoor settings for live cutting events.

Instructor: J. McGraugh, Shihan


Saturday 1 - 2 pm, ages 12+





Filipino Martial Arts ~ Kali Silat Program


This course teaches defensive tactics unarmed, and with sword, knife, and impact weapons . It is an MMA approach based in the arts from the Philippines, Indonesia, and surrounding areas. Striking, clinch, and ground ranges are covered, both with weapons and without. And methods from other arts that are effective in these ranges, like wrestling and jiujitsu, are an essential part of the training. To learn more go to FMA Tucson

Instructor: Stephen Samson, Sensei, Guru


Monday 6 - 7 pm, ages 14+

Monday 7 - 8 pm, ages 14+

Wednesday 7 - 8 pm, ages 14+

Wednesday 8 - 9 pm, ages 14+





Private Lessons, Tutoring & Small Group Instruction

with Shihan McGraugh


  • Martial Arts

  • Tutoring - online or in-person tutoring for all students K-5 in all subjects and test preparation.

  • Japanese and English conversation, reading and writing (ESL students).

Please contact us to confirm your private session scheduling.

Tuesday through Friday 1 - 4 pm, all ages

Saturday 9 am - 12 pm, all ages





Special Events


Sunday, TBA

Download the class syllabus

The documents below are for the exclusive use of KMAA members. They are provided to be used as guidelines and should not be used to replace face-to-face instruction with a KMAA instructor.




Kata Video

Goshinjistu children ages 5 - 11

Goshinjistu adolescents ages 12 - 16

Goshinjistu adults ages 17+

Goshinjistu black belt Shodan



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