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Little Warriors ~ Temporarily Postponed

A safe and fun-filled martial arts course tailored just for kids 4 - 7 years old. This energetic program includes basic safety skills, basic martial arts skills, exercise and games. It emphasizes discipline, patience, and respect.

Instructor: Shihan John McGraugh, who holds a degree in Education and has 35 years of experience teaching elementary school.


Monday 4:30 - 5:30 pm, ages 4 - 7, McGraugh

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



Self-Defense Goshinjitsu

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: Shihan John McGraugh.

Family Goshinjitsu

Tuesday 6 - 7:30 pm ( last 30 min. open mat ), ages 8+, McGraugh

Thursday 6 - 7:30 pm, ages 8+, McGraugh

Saturday 2:30 - 3:30 pm, ages 8+, McGraugh


Mixed Martial Arts Hiraido

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: Sensei Luis Romero.

Monday 6:30 - 7:30 pm, ages 16+, Romero

Wednesday 6:30 - 7:30 pm, ages 16+, Romero



Japanese Sword Batto - Do

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.

Instructor: Shihan John McGraugh.


Saturday 1 -- 2 pm, ages 12+, McGraugh

Brazilian Jujitsu

This course offers the best of the grappling arts; Wrestling, Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu combined into one class. Learn the entire grappling game from standing throws, takedowns to submissions. This class allows students to use these techniques together naturally for modern grappling competition.

Instructors: Sempai Mona Chambers, Sempai Ashley Klaas


Women's BJJ ~ Designed by women and taught by women!

Tuesday 4:30 - 6 pm, ages 12+, Chambers, Klaas

Thursday 4:30 - 6 pm, ages 12+, Chambers, Klaas

Filipino Martial Arts Kali Silat

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: Sensei, Guru Stephen Samson


Monday 6 - 8 pm, ages 14+, Samson


A hybrid street fighting system that includes techniques from boxing, judo, jujitsu, kenpo karate and kung-fu. Students learn strikes, throws, joint and limb attacks as well as blocks and disarmament of offensive weapons. Kajukenbo is about Ohana (family), it embodies warrior empathy and the eternal value of self-cultivation. 

Instructor: Sempai Michael King, who trained under Sensei Greggory E. Tobias, founder of Sei Ryu Kan.


Friday 6 - 7:30 pm, ages 13+, King


A course designed for individuals who want to to understand the technical and practical aspects of classic Boxing and would like to train to acquire skills to fight in the ring or defend in real-world scenarios. This course teaches techniques that focus on footwork, positions, punches, blocking and conditioning drills. Taught by Esteban Manriquez, who has seven years of coaching experience and as sparring partner to competitors at the Rise of the Prospects and the US Muay Thai Open.

Instructor: Coach Esteban Manriquez


Friday 5 - 6 pm, ages 14+, Manriquez

Saturday 9:30 - 10:30 am. ages 14+, Manriquez

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is a centuries old martial arts, referred to as the Art of Eight Limbs because it makes use of eight points (hands and feet) of contact. This course is taught as a competitive and fitness sport and as a means of self-defense. Through pad work, circuit training, sparring and physical conditioning you will focus on learning  Muay Thai technique such as punches, kicks, knee and elbow strikes, clinching and throwing. Taught by Esteban Manriquez, who has seven years of coaching experience and as sparring partner to competitors at the Rise of the Prospects and the US Muay Thai Open.

Instructor: Coach Esteban Manriquez


Friday 6 - 7 pm, ages 14+, Manriquez

Saturday 10:30 - 11:30 am. ages 14+, Manriquez

Private Lessons


Sunday, by appointment

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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