Upcoming Events

Holiday Schedule 2018

The dojo will be closed on the following dates;

Monday, January 15th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 12th - State Championship Recovery Day
Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4th through Sunday, July 8th - Independence Day
Monday, September 3rd - Labor Day
Monday, November 12th - Veteran's Day
Wednesday, November 21st and Thursday, November 22nd - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 24th through Sunday, January 6th - Winter Break

Monthly Tournament Training

Next workshop – Wednesday, August 15th

Program Description

A monthly training program designed to educate and train Arizona referees, coaches, competitors, and volunteers on the current USA Karate rules.

Training Dates and Times

The program will be held every first Thursday and third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Scottsdale Martial Arts Center
9151 E. Bell Rd., Ste. 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Invited Participants

Everyone is invited who wants to understand the rules and protocols used in our sanctioned USA Karate Arizona competitions.

2018 Training Schedule (dates subject to change)

February 1st and 7th
March 1st and 21st
April 5th and 18th
May 16th
June 7th and 20th
July 5th
August 2nd and 15th
September 6th and 19th
October 4th and 17th
November 1st
No Training in December

2nd Annual Ice Cream Social

Scottsdale Martial Arts wants to help cool you off with a frozen treat!

You are cordially invited to our 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social on Thursday, August 2nd (all classes cancelled) from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

Escape the heat and your children for a little bit while enjoying some ice cream.

5:30 PM - Doors Open
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Social Gathering
5:45 PM to 7:30 PM - Special screening of the movie The Lego Batman Movie

Special guest appearances from Batman and Batgirl

Volunteers Needed

Decorators - Decorations will be provided but need creative minds to get the dojo ready

Servers - Three 30 minutes shifts starting at 5:30 PM

Movie Ushers - Three 30 minutes shifts starting at 5:45 PM

Maintenance Crew - Three 30 minute shifts starting at 5:45 PM

Click here to sign up!


Kumite Seminar with Junior USA Team Member, Christian Stienstra

Christian Stienstra competed at the 2018 USA Karate National Championships and Team Trials in Reno, NV. Christian found success on Saturday, placing 2nd in the 16-17 Male Elite Kumite +76 kilograms. The winners of the elite divisions at the National Championships is how competitors are selected for the USA team. By placing 2nd, Christian will be one of the two competitors on the Junior USA Karate team in this age/weight category. He will be representing the United States in Brazil at the 2018 Junior Pan American Championships later in August.

To help with his traveling expenses, Christian will be hosting a kumite seminar on Saturday, August 4th from 11 AM to 12:30 PM at Scottsdale Martial Arts. All proceeds from this event will go to assist with his family's traveling, training, and competition expenses.

We are asking a minimum donation of $25 (tax deductible) to the Champions Foundation of Arizona.

This seminar will be open to all ages and experience levels.

Click here to register now!