About us

“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

 Welcome to K I Salem MA! We offer a variety of martial arts classes for both children and adults. Whether you are interested in self defense, relieving stress, losing weight, or just looking for a new way to exercise, we have a program that will suit your needs. We offer programs in Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) (both gi and no gi), Boxing, MMA and Kickboxing. Adults or teens students who train in any of our programs are also welcome to join our Mixed Martial Arts class.

 K I Salem MA. sets itself apart from other programs through the quality of our instruction and focus on the overall development of our students. The lessons our students learn in class extend beyond self defense to all aspects of life. Along with developing better fitness, our students develop a healthy sense of self confidence and discipline that help them achieve any goal they set for themselves.

 Though many lessons are common to all martial arts, we feel it is important that the nature of each martial art style remain unique. Unlike other programs that try to “blend” different styles into a new system, our classes keep different martial arts separated into their native styles. This is done for several reasons:

1)            Out of respect for the history of each style, we seek to preserve the rich traditions that each style has to offer.

2)            Each of our instructors has extensive experience in his or her style. Students receive higher quality training through focused attention from an experienced teacher.

3)            Different students have different interests. Our offerings allow each student to train in what he or she is interested in.

 Of course, many people today are interested in martial arts because of the popularity of Mixed Martial Arts. If you look at top MMA fighters, they generally hold a black belt in one martial art and receive additional training in other styles to complement their main interest. We believe this is the best way for anyone interested in MMA to train. As a result, anyone interested in MMA is expected to train in one of our other programs.

Our students come from a variety of ages, backgrounds, interests, and levels of ability. If you are interested in a safe, respectful place for you or your children to learn more about martial arts, we invite you to browse our webpage. Or better yet, come visit us and see what we have to offer.