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Brooklyn Martial Arts

Learn how to protect yourself & your loved ones.
Get in great shape at the same time.

About Our School

Improve Your Life With Secret Martial Arts Benefits

Dear Friend,

Our Brooklyn Martial Arts school might seem like any other place to get fit and learn self-defense.

Well, we do help people with that, but there are some more "subtle" things that happen when you train here.

Here are just a few of those “subtle” but transformational things people walk away with...

#1 Soaring Confidence

Challenge yourself, change your life! As you dive in and put your focus on learning all of the crazy cool punching drills, self-defense techniques, and getting involved in the cardio training you’ll realize you can reach and CRUSH your fitness goals. 

Wow, what a huge boost in confidence you’ll see! We see it on all of the new student's faces within just a couple of weeks. A lot of it comes from the positive class atmosphere and all the socialization that takes place here. 

You’ll beam with pride as your classmates and instructors cheer you on. You’ll lose count of all the high fives as you progress through training and continue to give your all in class. Both kids and adults feel this and it spills over into other parts of their life. Kids step up to the plate and become leaders in their classrooms. And adults claim they take on challenges at work with more confidence too! 

#2 Increased Focus & Mental Clarity

Since the techniques are new, they require your full attention. As you concentrate hard on listening to the instructor, following along with what they taught you, and then remembering what you learned when you get home...

...the intense concentration starts to naturally flow. It pours into all other areas of your life including work, school, and even other activities and sports you do for fun.

Adults are able to focus better at work, reaching goals easier while kids report doing better in school all around.

#3 Totally Fit and Toned

Each class is loaded with fun and challenging exercises. But because you're so focused on performing techniques, and having so much fun, you hardly notice it. Before you know it, the class is over, and you not only learned powerful martial arts, you got a great workout, too.

Being physically fit also boosts energy, mental clarity, and confidence.

#4 We Are Family

Many martial artists claim they always felt like an “outsider” before they found martial arts. Some of our students just never got into organized sports in school or felt that social clubs weren’t for them.

But the same students who tell us how they “never fit in” or weren’t popular seem to come alive in our classes! We provide a safe, positive, enriching environment where we all want each other to succeed. We don’t have bullies or students trying to one up each other.

Everyone is helpful and encouraging. Both kids and adults become friends with other members, which then makes our martial arts family tight-knit and strong.

We provide the kind of environment that fosters friendship, motivation and success. It's something really cool to be a part of.

#5 You'll Have FUN!

Working out and fun? Yup! Our classes are a blast! Martial arts is a way of life for us and we want you to have a good life too. We work hard but we play hard too. 

Did you know that the average adult only laughs about 20 times per day? Our classes strive to make you above average in every way - and that includes your mental well-being.

Laughing and smiles are part of every class as well as high fives and TONS of support.

Make the next chapter of your life amazing! We want you to succeed with us, so we’re offering a limited time 100% money back guarantee on all web specials.

Yup, that’s how much we believe in you. Scroll up to the top of this page and click on the program that's right for you. Snag the super-sweet web special and try us out. If we’re not for you, no worries. You get 100% of your money back. No ifs ands or buts.

More comfortable signing up over the phone? Let’s chat: (718) 287-5500

Looking forward to meeting you in person!

Sensei Serge Sognonvi

Sensei Serge Sognonvi
Urban Martial Arts
(718) 287-5500

Kids of all ages as well as their parents love these Brooklyn kids martial arts classes. That's because they focus beyond martial arts. Kids are taught self-discipline and respect as well as focus and confidence. The kids are better-behaved everywhere they go, their sense of respect improves and they perform better in school.

Our classes are results-focused and there are an array of fun activities and games for kids of all ages. Every age is perfectly catered to and the kids love these classes as they perfect their martial arts techniques and learn new ones.

You don't have to be a Martial Arts superstar to do Fitness Kickboxing! It's the perfect way to learn some basic self-defense moves, in a non-intimidating environment, while getting an amazing workout!

As you melt away the pounds you'll gain self-confidence, boost your metabolism, and meet new friends. Dynamic body weight exercises will not only help you tone up from head to toe, but, they'll also help you avoid injury from every day activities by strengthening your core.

Let your kid feel like a total rock star with our awesome kids birthday package. It's a fun, educational, structured birthday party involving martial arts... crazy-cool fun & games... pizza (of course!)... and more. Plus your kid will be the one-and-only star of the show!

They'll help teach martial arts to their friends... and cut the birthday cake with a real sword (carefully supervised of course!) Guaranteed to be a safe, fun, awesome experience for your child & all of his / her friends.

So school's out and you're looking for the coolest camp around to send your kid to, right? We've got you covered with our Martial Arts Summer Camp. Every day your child will learn powerful self-defense skills... get a healthy dose of fitness... make friends...

... and learn all about important life lessons like discipline, goal setting, focus & concentration, and more. We give kids the perfect blend of structure and “running free”. Call us now to learn more. But hurry! We sell out fast, and I'd hate for you to miss out.

Our Brooklyn kids after school martial arts gives you a safe, fun learning environment to leave your kids until you get off of work. And because we pick your child up from school, you know he/she is in great hands from the moment the bell rings until the moment you take them home.

In our program, kids get a great mixture of martial arts, healthy exercise, fun activities and focused lessons on life such as respect, discipline, and paying attention.It's truly the most enriching and fun program out there.

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Urban Martial Arts is a martial arts studio in the Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn, NY that offers fitness kickboxing classes for adults, a transported karate after-school program, a karate sports summer camp, and karate classes for kids and teens.

Whether you want to find a welcoming environment to get fit, strong, and healthy, a home to improve your current martial arts skills, or a positive outlet for your kids to release all their boundless energy... at Urban Martial Arts, you will grow physically, mentally and spiritually while accomplishing all your personal goals.

All Levels Welcome! We love working with total beginners, elite athletes, and everyone in between. No matter what your age or current fitness or skill level is, we will work together as a team to help you advance your skills quickly and safely so that you become the best martial artist you can be… and the best version of yourself in whatever you do and wherever you go.

Our classes are so much more than just killer kicks, powerful punches and terrific throw downs. While kids do have a blast putting the POW in their punches, we also cover important life lessons in every class so that your child will begin to have the tools for success at a young age.

With karate training, kids and teens find that doing chores around the house, studying, and doing homework get a whole lot easier. And our fitness kickboxing classes give adults the ability to focus more at work and start to take on bigger challenges that further their confidence and career.

Focus. Discipline. Value. World class experience combined with optimal value give you the best of both worlds. We greatly value our students and our teaching ability so you get high quality, affordable training. You will gain incredible life-saving knowledge from our expert instructors, without breaking the bank or compromising on quality.

While the training and techniques we teach will get you in the best shape of your life, the lessons learned will unwind and sharpen your mind and your focus, discipline, and self-esteem will SOAR!

Some additional life skills you’ll experience in every lesson include:

All those skills will help your child to become bully-proof, have the courage to expand their horizons and reach for the stars, and help them get better grades in school. This sets the stage nicely for their success now and in the future.

Adults find that Fitness Kickboxing is a great way to reduce stress, worry, and anxiety… while having fun and feeling good about themselves and their accomplishments.

Don’t miss the SUPER-LOW web special going on right now, but only for a limited time! Classes fill up fast so grab this 100% RISK-FREE special now!

Urban Martial Arts is proud to have a highly qualified, professional staff and a state-of-the-art facility. That means it’s always upbeat and positive, clean and safe. You’ll feel incredibly inspired while having FUN and training your butt off! Get ready to unleash that giant within you no matter what age you are! 

You’ll feel proud of all your accomplishments, big or small, and happy that you made an EXCELLENT decision to improve your life with us through martial arts.

Come join our caring family of martial artists and see for yourself how you can get unbelievably fit, acquire life skills for success, and get more value for your money here. See you soon!

Head Instructor

Sensei Serge Sognonvi [pronounced Surge Sun-Yo-Vee] is the owner and head instructor of Urban Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Brooklyn, NY. Urban Martial Arts has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Daily News, Fox Business, Inc, Entrepreneur, Crain’s New York Business, and The L Magazine.

Sensei Serge won the New School of the Year award from leading martial arts association United Professionals in 2009 and was named one of “five urban entrepreneurs you should know” by BrandMakerNews in 2010.

Sensei Serge has practiced martial arts for over 20 years and holds a 5th-degree black belt. He started his training at the age of 11 and achieved his 1st-degree black belt at the age of 15.

He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Master Renzo Gracie. He fought on the competitive circuit for five years as a nationally rated fighter in the North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) and the Professional Karate League (PKL).

Sensei Serge was a member of the Metro All-Stars, which was the No. 1 team nationwide for five consecutive years. He was also one of the top 10 nationally rated fighters in the junior black belt division.

Sensei Serge is a born and bred New Yorker. He grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.

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