525 Wheatfield St, North Tonawanda, New York 14120

Tonawanda's Source for Premier Martial Arts Training

Character Development | Leadership | Attitude | Behavior | Self Defense

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Preschool Martial Arts near North Tonawanda

Kids Kenpo | (Ages 3-13)

At MSD Kenpo Karate, we have the #1 program for Kids Martial Arts in Tonawanda! We start enrolling children as young as 3 years old to offer the physical and mental benefits that are found in Karate. Come see us today to learn more!

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Preschool Martial Arts near North Tonawanda

TEENS Karate (Ages 14-16)

Our Teen Martial Arts classes in Tonawanda are designed to keep your child challenged and help them build confidence in no time. We offer a blend of karate, kickboxing, self-defense and more. All experience levels are welcome.

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Preschool Martial Arts near North Tonawanda

ADULT Kenpo Karate (Ages 16+)

Whether you're looking for better health and fitness, stress relief, or wanting to learn practical self-defense skills, our adult Karate program has endless benefits. By training in Kenpo Karate, you'll improve your confidence, and experience boosted energy in everyday life. Discover the power of martial arts training today!

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Kids Martial Arts near Amherst

Arnis Weapons Training (Ages 10+)

Through traditional weapons training, you'll develop focus and dexterity. Join us at MSD Kenpo and discover the excitement and energy that comes with learning the ins and outs of traditional weapons!

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Kids Martial Arts near Amherst

Arnis (Ages 14+)

Presas Arnis is a Filipino Martial Art dedicated to the use of basic weapons and empty hand techniques. By training at MSD Kenpo Karate, you'll get an incredible workout while also becoming part of our awesome martial arts community! Start training with us in Tonawanda today and experience the life-changing power of the martial arts!

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Eric F.

My son had previous martial arts experience. MSD Kenpo is a major upgrade in his training. The school teaches the Ed Parker system which is a complete system recognized worldwide. Students gain confid...

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Sarah B.

Staff is amazing with students! Fosters an environment of learning, discipline, respect, and the desire to grow. A safe environment to be challenged. ~Mom of younger student~...

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Sally S.

excellent & very patient with kids. clean place....

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Daniel H.

We love this place! Great instruction, great atmosphere, flexible scheduling. Mr. Rob teaches great karate in conjunction with Army values that will help build my son's karate skills in addition to ...

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Bob T.

Great atmosphere, everyone seems pretty focused on learning the techniques and advancing the ranks, glad Mikayla gets to work with ya!...

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Kayla M.

I have been a member of the adult class for over 2 years now, I absolutely love it. I love learning Kenpo, it has made me much more confident in my every day life. I love my instructor Rob, he is very...

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MSD Kenpo Karate

Our Purpose:

To build confidence and develop great leadership skills in the youth and adults of our communities, through the learning of martial arts.

At MSD Kenpo Karate, we believe in the power of positive reinforcement. We help our students grow their confidence, build discipline, and become the best they can be. Traditional Kenpo Karate training isn't just about punches and kicks -- it's about striving to be better. Enroll for your first class and see for yourself why parents around Tonawanda and Amherst are choosing our dojo to help their kids perform better in school, learn respect, and practice lasting leadership skills!

But Karate isn't just for kids! We've also helped adults from across our community develop more robust fitness, learn practical self-defense, and feel revitalized! Our classes offer a great workout, professional instructors, and a passionate community. It's never too late to get started.

Karate near Tonawanda

MSD Kenpo Karate is a proud member of the WNY Combat League which runs multiple tournaments around WNY during the year. Currently, the league consists of 10 local schools around western New York and more than 1,000 students who participate in tournaments throughout the year -- with competitions ranging from children's flag sparring to adult black belt point fighting.

We Are A Black Belt School


  • Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence is the most vital part of a martial arts training regimen. As such, our school is dedicated to providing our students with the self-belief needed to accomplish any goal.

  • Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline sits as the cornerstone not only of martial arts, but of life achievement as a whole. Our easy-to-follow programs will instill our students with discipline and internal motivation that will improve all aspects of their lives.

  • Self-Defense


    Martial arts, while also a way to achieve fulfillment and self-esteem, are also a great tool for use in physical defense. Safety is a constant worry in life, and our school will arm students with a variety of ways to keep themselves and their loved ones out of harm's way.

  • New Friends & Mentors

    New Friends & Mentors

    Our school is not just a service, it is a family. Any new students welcomed into our fold will be treated as personal friends and are sure to make connections that will last a lifetime.

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