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Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts is the valley’s premiere martial arts training facility.

Our karate school is based in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Arizona area. Students enjoy a wide range of youth, teen and adult classes in various martial arts forms. From traditional to contemporary styles, we have a martial arts program that’s right for everyone!

Our base is traditional Shorin-Ryu Karate, one of the oldest systems from Okinawa, Japan. Students ages 7 to adult learn long-established kata, self-defense techniques and karate fundamentals in this deep-rooted practice. We also teach a distinctive Kobudo, or Okinawan system, where students may earn separate ranking. This system is rich in history, and stems from ancient Okinawan warriors.

It’s never too early to start karate! We boast a Little Warriors Program for children ages 3-6 so your little one can begin to learn the basics of karate, motor control, balance, listening skills and confidence.

We offer a no-frills Women’s Self-Defense Workshop, Corporate Self-Defense Program and a Girls Empowerment Course for young girls ages 7-12.

No need for the added cost of a gym membership! Our distinct center offers a gym, personal training and Fitness Classes on-site. Fitness enthusiasts, from novice to pro, can work out while your child or spouse trains martial arts, or supplement your own karate program with flexibility and strength training exercises to maintain tip-top shape.

Special Offerings:

Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts is the pioneer of an exclusive program for children and families affected by ADD/ADHD! Co-designed by a world-renowned psychologist, our martial arts-based ME Program (Mental & Martial Enrichment) assists with the mental and physical development of children afflicted with ADD and ADHD. By using the study and practice of martial arts combined with proven techniques and methodologies to increase mental function, participants in this one-of-a-kind program improve mental focus, self-control, school performance and build and maintain healthy relationships with peers, family members and others.

Our Tournament and Demo Team has been rated #1 in Arizona and #4 in the nation. Peaceful Warrior actively participates in tournaments on local, national and world levels. We also provide demonstrations throughout the valley to support our communities. These activities build focus, leadership skills, self-confidence and long-lasting friendships along the way. Our Peaceful Warrior Demo Team is available for presentations for schools, churches, parties and more.

Build long-lasting birthday memories with a unique party that makes YOU look like the hero! Karate Birthday Parties include everything you need to sit back, relax and join in on your child’s festivities. From set-up to clean-up, we have it covered.

Finally, we believe that performance, whether in the dojo, at home or in the workplace, depends on your physical, mental and emotional abilities. That means taking care of yourself is imperative. Karate focuses on external energy (yang). We offer a selection of therapeutic modalities (yin) in our Healing Center (link to Healing Center that include massage, Reiki, hypnotherapy, nutrition and more. Taking care of the whole body guarantees a longer, happier and healthier life.