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Albuquerque Martial Arts

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

About Our School

5 Secret Benefits of Martial Arts That’ll Change Your Life

Hi and welcome!

We’re so happy to share our passion for martial arts with you. At first glance, it may seem like our Albuquerque Martial Arts school is like every other place to get fit and learn self-defense... but to us it’s a lot more than that. 

As you get into the absolute best shape of your life, some other “hidden” changes happen as well. These changes surprise our new students. When you train in our programs, your life will change in so many amazing ways! 

Here are some of those life-changing benefits students experience…

#1 Sky-high Confidence

One of the first things both kids AND adults notice when training with us is a big boost in confidence. And it makes sense when you think about it.

After all, martial arts is challenging. But when you break through any challenge, and come out on top, you realize you're a lot stronger and more capable than you once thought.

Realizing that makes you feel more confident and self-assured. You know you’ll be able to handle whatever other challenges life throws your way… and come out on top there too. 

This goes for kids, too. Their confidence soars… and so does their happiness. 

#2 Full On Focus

Focus your mind grasshopper. As you concentrate on listening to your instructor, then perform what they taught you, you’ll improve your ability to focus and absolutely smash your martial arts and fitness goals.

The cool thing is that this laser like focus naturally pours into all other areas of your life too.

Studies have shown that just 30 minutes of physical fitness improves focus, heightens problem solving ability, and even boosts memory in both kids and adults.

#3 Your Kind of Fitness 

No matter what your starting level is, every one of our students improves their fitness level from where they were before they walked into their first class. From total beginner to elite athletes. We strive to make sure every class is filled with challenging and fun exercise that works your body from head to toe.

You’ll be so focused on performing the same techniques that some of the world’s top performing martial artists do, and having so much fun, that before you know it, class has ended, and you not only learned powerful martial arts...

... but you just got a great workout, too. Being physically fit boosts energy, mental clarity, and happiness as well.

#4 Family and Friends

We are family and a tight-knit group here. Our members and instructors are all about helping you succeed and making lasting friendships.

The energy here is one that fosters friendship, support, and motivation. It's so awesome to see and feel this.

#5 Don’t Worry, Be Happy & Have Fun!

Stuck in a fitness rut or tired of hitting up boot camp style classes where you get yelled at? Ugh, who can blame you. Luckily our classes are NOTHING like that. Action-packed and totally fun, focused on your success, and always changing. No two workouts are the same and we always use positive motivation.

No military style yelling or body shaming, ever.

Both kids and adults both work hard, but also play hard. Laughing, smiles, and high fives are part of every class.

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: (505) 344-9866

Looking forward to meeting you in person!

Joseph Conway

Joseph Conway
ABQ - Karate
(505) 344-9866

Little ones (and their parents) love Albuquerque Kids Martial Arts Classes! A fun mix of martial arts techniques is combined with lessons on discipline, learning a deeper sense of respect, and building fit habits to take your children well into adulthood.

Each FUN class will bring your kids closer to new fit friends, teach them epic life-saving punching and kicking drills, and boost confidence for better performance in school!

We believe fitness classes should offer more than just toning muscle, burning fat and boosting energy. That's why our Albuquerque kickboxing classes are extra-packed with a mix of fun, action and passionate instructors. Our caring instructors will guide you through professional workouts with real-life kickboxing techniques to develop unshakable confidence and a slimmer, stronger you.

Work with authentic kickboxing equipment, learn new athletic drills and burn fat fast as you make friends. It's risk free to join with our amazing web special. Just click now to get started.

Both men and women in our community come to these adult martial arts classes for lots of reasons. Some have encountered dangerous situations where they felt hopeless. They wanted to gain the skills and techniques required for safety and protection. Most of all, they wanted to no longer feel helpless. Others want fitness.

Martial arts is a great workout - training you to use your body in new ways, boosting lean muscle development, accelerating fat loss, improved stamina, all while improving balance and coordination. With a focus on discipline, self-respect, and profound inner-growth you'll have all of the building blocks for an amazing self-defense practice and a happy, fit life.

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.

Our Albuquerque 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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ABQ-Karate is dedicated to bringing world-class martial arts to both kids and adults in Albuquerque metro. We take pride in having the look and feel of a state-of-the-art facility, with the kind of Albuquerque friendliness you’ve come to expect.  

Our culture is family-oriented with a focus on kids and realistic self-defense for our modern times. We train hard in Kenpo 5.0 Karate, Adult Fitness, and Balintawak. 

We use martial arts to influence our students and help develop their individual skills – not just physical skills, but also mental, emotional and social skills. We like to call them life skills for life success. Learning values such as self-confidence, disciple and integrity at a young age will help to set the stage for your child’s growth and ultimate SUCCESS in school and in all areas of their life.

We do this because we love the art and science of martial arts and we want to make a difference in our community… to lead by example.

We love beginners! Our team takes a planned approach to teaching beginners that focuses on the basics of martial arts, fitness, self-defense and most importantly, having FUN. If you’re a beginner, we want you to be able to relax and learn the basics with ZERO nervousness or pressure to compete.

If you’re new to martial arts and a bit nervous about starting, just know that every student – including the instructors - were once in your shoes so we understand what you’re feeling and will always support and encourage you, however you need it.

You’ll be entering high five and fist bump land when you take our classes because there’s a lot of that going on here. Whatever age or fitness level you are, we have a program you’ll LOVE and we are dedicated to helping your reach your goals! 

Students use our classes as a highly effective training tool for personal defense, a stellar boost to weight loss and fitness gains, or even as a stand-alone martial art that can take you to various tournaments.

No matter what motivated you to check us out here at ABQ-Karate, you’ll experience…

Check out the super-low, RISK-FREE web special going on right now! Classes fill up fast because it’s such a great deal so reserve your spot today!

Your child will learn how to be BULLY-PROOF, how to be more aware of other people and their surroundings and how to spot sticky situations so they can walk away before things get bad. They’ll also have the courage and confidence to defend themselves, if necessary.  

Both kids and adults can have peace of mind and feel safe knowing that you’ll learn epic kicks, powerful punches and strategic strikes to master any opponent, anywhere (even if they’re bigger than you are). What a great way to feel EMPOWERED!

At ABQ-Karate, we don’t stop until your goals are met. Why? Because your goals are our goals. We have passionate and dedicated instructors here to answer your questions, meet your needs, and push you to your limits.

We’ll actually help you push past your limits – slowly and steadily - so that you can reach your full potential. Imagine what you can be, do and have with all that inner (and outer) strength! 

All training is done without any kind of military style yelling or group shaming. We believe that positive, encouraging motivation gets the best performance from our students and that’s what you’ll see here.

Safe, Clean & Comfortable! We take great pride in making sure you have the most up-to-date, professional grade equipment, clean mats and floors and a comfortable place to change into your uniform or workout clothes. Your safety is our highest priority.

The instructors are highly qualified and love what they do. You’ll see that in every class. They stress the importance of developing a positive mental attitude and always doing your best. The instructors practice what they preach and are always learning cutting-edge strategies to share with you so that you get the most out of every class.  

Join ABQ-Karate to experience the best prices, the most amazing staff, and have the most fun you’ve ever had getting fit! We can’t wait to train with you and see how fast you unleash that GIANT within you. See you soon!

Head Instructor

Joseph Conway has taught Kenpo for over 20 years and holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black in the Kenpo 5.0 system. He received his Level 4 in Balintawak Arnis Stick Fighting System, directly tested by Grand Master Bobby Taboada. 

He also began his grappling training through Gokor Chivichyan’s Hayastan Fighting System 15 years ago and, more recently, has added training in the Gracie Combatives.

Mr. Conway is a member of the fictional cast of characters on You Tube’s hit series “Enter the Dojo.”  Joe plays the role of Todd Woodland, Master Ken’s favorite Uke.  “Enter the Dojo” is filmed on location here at ABQ-Karate.

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