Martial arts training developed for self-discipline, self-defense and self-empowerment!
Martial Arts tailored to teach life and safety skills to kids starting at 6 years of age.
Karate classes for kids building responsibility, accomplishments and discipline that helps them in everything they do.
Martial Arts classes for adults, run by adults! Traditional Martial Art Values in a Modern Setting.
We know that the values and life skills taught through the Martial Arts can create remarkable improvements in school, careers, relationships and every day activities. We are driven to help people achieve higher levels of self-discipline, personal empowerment and a positive attitude towards everything that you influence.
At Durham Modern Martial Arts we provide expert training in martial arts, personal protection and fitness. Our professional instructors take the time to create a tailored environment to give you the right experiences in the martial arts, regardless of your age or experience. We take the time to ensure that each student reaches their own unique goals.
Private lessons focus exclusively on your personal needs. We begin with understanding what you would like to learn and experience in your lesson. We then create plan that focuses on your desired areas of interest. We then train through a series of performance drills and technique isolations; answering questions and exploring new interest throughout our session.MORE INFO
Our Kenpo Karate program is an energetic and practical martial art and skill development program for children between the ages of 8 and 15. Built around the three areas of the martial art: discipline, protection, and empowerment; our Kenpo program helps children understand their own concerns while addressing the goals desired by parents.MORE INFO
Kenpo Dragons is our martial arts program for children between the ages of 6 and 8. This tailored Karate program teaches student’s the martial arts with a focus on modern day life and safety skills. On top of some great exercise, fun martial skills students are introduced to a unique theme each month. These themes are about building confident, well-manner, and hard-working children.MORE INFO
Everyone comes to Durham Modern Martial Arts for different reasons. Some people want to improve their fitness while others want to be more empowered in their daily activities. Some join us to learn self-defense while others train to build their confidence. Our adult martial art programs are benefit oriented and driven by your personal goals.MORE INFO
The Christmas Tree at Durham Modern Martial Arts is up, the local shopping mall parking lots are already packed and the joy of the season is in the air. Yet, with all the festive activities and Santa pictures going on; we need to be aware of the holiday predator. The professional criminal who is not […]MORE INFO
This magazine was put together as a gift for my friend and martial arts teacher, the legendary Skip Hancock. The articles in this book are written by Mr. Hancock’s students and friends. This is not a typical martial art magazine. The focus in on the philosophy, attitude and training in the art. A great look […]MORE INFO
7 SIMPLE THINGS PARENTS CAN DO TO HELP THEIR KIDS BECOME BULLY PROOF Back to school also means Back to Bully’s for many children. As parents, one of our jobs is to make sure our kids have some of the fundamental tools to stand in front of the bad guy; being the warrior or guardian […]MORE INFO
What is Kenpo Karate? Kenpo Karate is a modern martial art – a system of study that focuses on developing an individual with characteristics of a leader and an athlete. Its foundation is in practical self-defence with a continual recognition that a great warrior also needs to be a great person. Kenpo was developed as […]MORE INFO
Belts at Durham Modern Martial Arts represent a student’s accomplishments while training in the school and how they practice in daily life. Many of the lessons learned while punching, kicking and grappling are applicable to our daily lives. We say that a martial artist is someone who demonstrates their art in everything they do. Here […]MORE INFO
At Durham Modern Martial Arts a belt represents a series of accomplishments a student has achieved during the practice of our art. It is a measurement of goals, lessons and expectations that each student has learned, experienced and demonstrated with confidence on and off the training floor. Each belt is earned for those accomplishments; they […]MORE INFO