KSA Martial Academy

is Nashville's premier Martial Arts and Personal Fitness provider, with programs that include Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Meridian Stretching, ASSERT Empowerment and Self Defense, Filipino Martial Arts, Goju-Shorei Weapons, Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do, Olympic Fit, Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation work, and, now, Rock Steady Boxing!

Check out our Class Schedule and discover the difference that trained, experienced martial arts and fitness instructors can make in your life, your child's life, and your family life.

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ASSERT Empowerment and Self Defense Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Kali Aikido Rock Steady Boxing Nashville Against Parkinson’s Disease Rapid Assault Tactics Tae Kwon Do

Group and Private Lessons are available in all arts and modalities!

KSA Martial Academy is Training for a Better You.

Traditional Martial Arts

* Aikido
* Tae Kwon Do
* Hapkido

Contemporary Martial Arts

* Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do
* Filipino Kali
* Muay Thai
* Indonesian Silat

Wellness & Fitness

* Rock Steady Boxing Nashville
* Muscle Resilience
* Olympic Fit
* Amateur, Olympic, & Pro Athlete Training

So, what are you waiting for? Start training today!

Upcoming Events

ASSERT Self Defense 4-hr Workshop

KSA Martial Academy is offering a 4-hour ASSERT Empowerment and Self Defense workshop this coming Sa...

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Louisa G.Louisa G.
So my niece/goddaughter is turning 5 and i mention a Karate themed party. OMG you shoulda seen her jump up and down! having zero experience in the child-party-throwing world, I relied on Cat and Liz at KSA to guide me... and did they ever! Upon our party consultation, they threw out many ideas that all sounded great. they made the planning experience so easy and fun!I showed up to the studio with the place decked ...


Dee C.Dee C.
I actually find it kind of hard to put into words how much I appreciate this place. So this may be long winded. I was looking for something cardio related to add to my workout routine. I like weight lifting, but cardio in a gym bores me. I used groupon to jump through a few different martial art schools, taking trials in kickboxing, cardio kickboxing, BJJ, Aikido, Karate, etc. Some schools were ok, some were ...


Michael S.Michael S.
An extremely diverse offering for arts, coupled with truly excellent instructors and environment have made this dojo from a place to train into a gathering of friends.The staff is exceedingly welcoming and friendly from the get-go, and the focus is always on discovering what you are interested in doing.This is an excellent place to be, whether you are training or not.


Audrey F.Audrey F.
The instructors are AMAZING! The owner and his wife really care about your safety and getting you involved in the class! They are genuine people who loves to give back to the community as well! It was a joy working with them! I leaned a lot and I walked out of their class feeling like a Boss! They wanted to know what I wanted to gain from the class and they worked around my everyday ...


Mike KohutMike Kohut
Their Tae Kwon Do classes have been extremely helpful for our son to be more disciplined and focused. The instructors are great at demanding respect while making it fun. 


Michael F.Michael F.
Wonderful people. Amazing life changing experience. No matter the size of the class they take the time to focus on each individual person to increase there self confidence and skill. Definitely my favorite martial art school I've been to.


Amy PotterAmy Potter
Great school. Competent, experienced teachers with diverse backgrounds. Martial arts are made accessible to anyone, with an emphasis on the transformative power of practice which affects the rest of a student's life. Great support for parenting, growing up, and maintaining a practice throughout a lifetime.


Julie LeeJulie Lee
Master Cat & Liz are amazing! My husband and i extremely enjoy their weekly classes and private lessons during the weekend. We try our best to make it to their weekly classes but since we commute from Clarksville, Cat & Liz were willing to do some weekend classes for us. Cat & Liz are THE most heart-warming individuals. My husband has years of marital arts training whereas I am a complete newbie beginner with 2 ...


We are located right on Charlotte Avenue

4910 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209

We are conveniently located just minutes from Downtown, East Nashville, The Gulch, Bellevue, and Green Hills, nestled in Sylvan Park -- right across the street from the Richland Park Library.

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