Clark's Self Defense Studio
Clark's Self Defense Studio

Clark's Self Defense         (941)225-1065

Healthy, Strength and Confidence Building Activity for Children and Adults!

American Kempo Karate

Traditional Katas


Traditional and Modern Weapons

Self Defense Techniques


Get started on the path to improving your life or your child's life by gaining many important life skills that Martial Arts training provides.  Our amazing Karate classes offer not only Self Defense skills but also give our students the tools they need for success in life.  Through continuous training they gain Self Discipline, Confidence, and Self Respect.  They learn Goal Setting, Leadership Skills and improve their Social Skills. 

At our Sarasota, FL Self Defense Studio, we offer Kids Karate Classes, Adult Karate Classes and Private Lessons!


Here are just a few reasons why our studios stand out from the rest:



- Affortable monthly rates.

- No long term contracts.  Our Karate membership is on a month to month basis.

- Unlimited Karate classes during the month.

- Flexible Karate class schedule with many classes to choose from.

- Self Defense and Karate private lessons on the weekends.

- No gimmicks and no up-selling.

- No program upgrades.  You will learn everything you need to know without the need to pay extra.  

- Great referral program !

- Karate and Self Defense training includes: 

  • Basic to advanced blocks, strikes and kicks
  • Striking combinations
  • Traditional Martial Arts weapon training
  • Sparring
  • Karate Forms and Katas
  • Board breaking
  • Pressure point techniques
  • Grappling
  • Self defense techniques to escape holds, grabs, and chokes
  • Jujitsu techniques
  • Modern weapon disarment
  • Instructor training

Classes for Children

Children will learn Kempo Karate that includes the traditional stances, blocks, strikes, and kicks.  This style also encompases Forms, or Katas, Sparring and Okinawan weapons. 

In addition to Kempo Karate children also learn grappling and escapes from various grabs, chokes, and holds.


Classes for Adults

The adult classes provide basic Kempo Karate training but focus more on the self defense, grappling, and jujitsu.  It also incorporates joint manuvers and pressure point techniques for a well rounded training.  



Self Defense for Women

Self defense and self protection are a priority for women. The most common crime against a woman is rape.   We give women the tools necessary to prevent the crime and to protect themselves if the crime is being commited.



Fitness and Weigth Loss

This fun and energetic workout will get your heart pumping, your muscles tigthening and unwanted pounds coming off!   Its a combination of stretching, cardio, resistance and weigth training. Great for beginners as well as athletes. 


Corporate Seminars

Give your employees something they will trully appreciate.  Our workshops are very informative, fun, and they promote collaboration and teamwork.  Happy employees are the key to your business's success!



Private lessons are great for those who want that individual attention.  The instructor will work with you one-on-one to work on your specific needs. 


After School Program

Our Pick Up After School Program provides a great alternative to a traditional after school care at affordable prices.  Children are picked up from their school and brought to our studio.  There they can have a snack, do their homework, take a Karate class or just relax and play with their friends.

Birthday Parties

We provide fun and unique Birthday Parties for children. No previous Karate experience is required.  Choose one of  our awesome parties:

Karate Parties, Nerf Battles, Bouncy House Parties, Rock Climbing Parties, or a Bungee Trampoline Parties.



Contact Us Today! (941) 225-1065


Clark's Self Defense
4952 Fruitville Road

Sarasota, FL 34232

Phone: 941-225-1065


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