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About United Studios of Self Defense


Founded in 1968, United Studios of Self Defense teaches the martial art form of Kenpo Karate, which is a combination of Japanese Karate, Shaolin Kung fu and Jiu-jitsu. There are many martial arts to learn (Kung-Fu, Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, Kempo, Escrima, Judo, Taekwondo, Kick-Boxing, etc.), but Kenpo will give you the benefits of all of these forms and is easy to learn.

The Five Principles of United Studios of Self Defense are:


Effort - Putting forth an exertion of strength physically, mentally, and emotionally.


Etiquette - Conventional Code of good manners which governs behavior in society.


Sincerity - Honesty of mind or Intention: truthfulness.


Self-Control - Control over impulses, emotions and weaknesses. Do what you have to do.


Character - The person you really are when no one is looking; total qualities that make you up as an individual.