“Their Kids Martial Arts Classes in Wakefield teaches my kids self defense, how to set goals and helped them with self-discipline,
and self-respect – My Kids and I Absolutely Love Defensive Edge Martial Arts!”

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Kids Love Our Martial Classes!

Defensive Edge martial arts for teensMartial Arts Classes & karate classes for kids are more than just another after-school activity. Our Youth Martial Arts & kids Karate classes offer children a personal development program through a physical discipline in a safe and fun environment.

Our Kids Martial Arts classes teach personal safety.  We stress using common sense before using self-defense and to never be abusing or offensive. Our curriculum is taught in a fun, safe environment.and consists of elements of MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Ground Fighting), Muay Thai Kickboxing and Wrestling to help your child become a well rounded kid ready for any challenge!

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Lil Dragons
4-5 Years Old

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Our Lil’ Dragons classes are a great way for young children to get introduced to the Martial Arts. Focus, concentration, listening, respect and courtesy are emphasized and reinforced in order to develop a child’s basic learning skills.

Golden Eagles
5-7 Years Old

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Our Martial Arts Classes for kids, ages 5-7 will help to build your child’s confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem.  Kids this age can be targeted by Bullies and Adult Predators. So these challenges are covered in class consistently.

Super Samurai
8-13 Years Old

Super Samurai

Our youth classes help to build confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem. We also teach our students about personal safety and how to use common sense before using his or her new skills for self-defense that is fun for them to learn.

Teen Classes
8-13 Years Old

Teen Martial Arts

Our teen students learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle, a strong body and a positive outlook on life. We teach the value of honesty, courtesy, respect.  Our teens have the confidence to say “NO” to negative peer pressure the skills to protect themselves.

Kids MMA
7-13 Years Old

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MMA is one of the most exciting kids programs for kids and teens.   Kids MMA teach aspects of Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  These arts are blended into what is now commonly known as MMA.

Kids Muay Thai
7-13 Years Old

musy thai classes for kids and teens

Our fun Kids Muay Thai classes (Kickboxing from Thailand) teach the striking aspects of Martial Arts.  Kids learn how to properly use and defend kicks, punches, knee strikes, elbows and clinches.

Kids BJJ
7-13 Years Old

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Our Kids BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) classes are designed to bring the excitement and competition of grappling in a safe and friendly setting.  Many of our students have won titles in tournaments but most train for the fun!

Brave the Bully
Ages 4-Up

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Rick Alford has created this highly acclaimed “Brave the Bully Program” that is taught in many schools as well as Girl & Boy Scouts.  We teach a simple practical approach that has helped many kids regain their self-esteem.

Fun for Kids!

We learned a long time ago that if kids are having fun, they learn much faster. Our mission is to help our students grow emotionally and physically. Our unique “Drills for Skills” teach kids practical martial arts skills in a way that kids love! In a recent class, one of our young students even said “This is more fun than Disney World”!

Bully Proof Your Child!

We love nothing more than watching bullied children develop the self confidence needed to stand up to school yard bullies. We emphasize non-violent defense against bullying using our exclusive A.C.T. principle.

Every Kid Participates

Nothing is more harmful to a child’s self-esteem than sitting on the bench. At Defensive Edge MMA, we absolutely do not believe in making a child “sit one out”! We guide and encourage a sense of self-worth and confidence into each and every one of our youth students.

Turn off the TV and Turn on Martial Arts!

In a world of iPods, iPads, computer screens, video-on-demand and twitter, children lose focus and fitness. At Defensive Edge Mixed Martial Arts we strive to provide a healthy balance back into children’s lives. We build a child’s physical and emotional well-being – one class at a time. Children become more self-empowered with each new set of moves and martial arts discipline.

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