Welcome to Martial Arts International!

We know that finding a martial arts school can be overwhelming. At Martial Arts International, our priority is to help you and/or your children become better versions of yourselves.

Our expert and professional instructors are here to learn your goals, and help you achieve them in a fun, exciting, welcoming and safe environment. We look forward to seeing you soon!




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At Martial Arts International, we help parents develop their kids to be better people. We do this through character training and development built into our martial arts children’s program! 

Our pre-schooler martial arts program in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, West Omaha Nebraska is the perfect blend of gross motor skill building for kids ages 4 to 6 and it is a lot of fun! 

This program will give your little ones the tools to surpass their development expectations.

We are fully dedicated to your child’s growth and the success of our students!  Some of our students travel as far as West Omaha, Lincoln, Nebraska, Council Bluffs, and Glenwood Iowa to be part of our awesome preschoolers’ martial arts program.

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Our Kids Martial Arts Program in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, West Omaha Nebraska is the perfect blend of self-defense, culture, and tradition. 

Our kids’ martial arts program will give your child the tools needed to protect themselves while developing winning traits such as self-respect, self-discipline, and self-control. These traits combined with the physical aspect of martial arts training will develop your child to have the proper skills and the right mindset and attitude to have an unfair advantage in school. 

At Martial Arts International, we’re fully dedicated to your child’s growth and our happy and satisfied parents will tell you the same!


in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, West Omaha Nebraska. 

Martial Arts for teens is the ultimate alternative to video or online gaming activities. Our teen’s martial arts program will get your teens active and fully engaged as we develop their skills to be physically able to defend themselves if they have to, socially confident to even say no to peer pressure, mentally stronger, and emotionally secure! 

Based on our experience, being in the martial arts industry for over 34 years, motivating these teens had never been easier once a mindset has been positively influenced accordingly. At Martial Arts International, our teens get to that phase of their growth one basic kick and self-defense technique at a time! 

Give us a try and see how our program can change your teen’s life forever!


Achieve your fitness goals while developing a wide array of life-saving techniques for real-world application. 

Our adult martial arts program in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, West Omaha Nebraska is a perfect blend of different martial arts styles like Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Krav Maga and Filipino Martial Arts of Arnis Kali & Escrima 

Being in business for over 34 years, we know that each martial arts style has its own strengths and we present our blended curriculum in a practical manner that is easy to understand through concepts that make a lot of sense. 

We’re fully dedicated to growing together with you through our martial arts for adults program.  Your success in taking martial arts classes at this phase of your life is our success! 

Some of our adult students travel as far as Lincoln, Nebraska, Council Bluffs, and Glenwood Iowa to be part of our one-of-a-kind adult martial arts program intended to grow you with an even stronger purpose in life!


Martial arts family classes in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, and West Omaha Nebraska is the perfect activity for an entire family to do. Not only will everyone learn how to effectively defend themselves, but each family member will also learn more about themselves on a deeper level. 

Our family martial arts program is designed to make sure that everyone gets to grow technically, mindfully, and comfortable while enjoying classes together as a family unit! 

We’re dedicated to your goal as you kick together, stick together, and grow together as a martial arts family!


in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, West Omaha Nebraska is a personal safety program developed specifically with “women” in mind. It is designed and customized to work regardless of your size, age, strength, and attributes. It requires powerful mindset conditioning and simple but very practical, easy-to-remember self-defense techniques that work! It’s a complete women’s self-defense training program developed from years of study of different martial arts styles around the globe.

This women’s self-defense course is perfect for students who are preparing to go to college, ideal for busy professionals to complete as a course, and great for women military personnel to take before heading out to deployment. If your job includes being alone at times and you want to learn how to protect yourself accordingly without spending months or years in a typical martial arts program, then the Martial Arts International women’s self-defense program is perfect for you!


When we say we have the best birthday parties in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, and West Omaha Nebraska, we mean it. 

Give your child the perfect and unique birthday party he or she will be talking about for years to come! As a parent, the best thing about our karate birthday party is you get to enjoy a stress-free day because we do everything from set-up to clean-up. That way, you can focus on taking pictures of your child being the star of the day as they break a board in front of their peers and cut their cake with a samurai sword! Don’t worry mom, we use confidence-building boards, and we guide your child on how to cut the cake with a samurai sword as the guests watch in awe. 

Your child will thank you later for doing this unique and amazing birthday party. We guarantee it!


Our Martial arts private training will help you achieve the goal of learning martial arts at your “own” pace and “own” schedule. 

Martial Arts International’s private training in Bellevue, Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston, and West Omaha Nebraska is a great alternative for people with disabilities, busy professionals, and martial arts enthusiasts. Some students strive more in a private training setting instead of the typical group classes. Others just can’t get enough training and want to do more to excel. These are some of the reasons why we offer martial arts private training program. 

Martial Arts International is a professional school with 4 full-time staff and we are here for you! Whatever your goal is, you can take martial arts private training to simply learn, grow, complement, and expand your knowledge in martial arts. 

Our martial arts private training program is available for children as early as 3 years old to older adults in their 70s.

Schedule your martial arts private lesson today and see for yourself how this program might just be the missing link to achieving your long-awaited martial arts goal!


There are honestly countless other benefits kids get with martial arts. But rather then tell you about them here,
just listen to what our ‘real’ parents and ‘real’ students have to say about our program…
“I’ve see her come out of her shell…she’s a little more outgoing and a lot more self-confident”. – Kayla’s Mom –
“It’s something he constantly has to strive for. Something that gives him a sense of accomplishment… And at end, give him something to be pround of it”. – Leo’s Mom –
“He’s a lot more confident in himself, he’s not as shy. He’s done a lot more at home without being told. I really enjoy that change in him.” – Ethan’s Mom –

About US

Martial Arts International has been serving the Bellevue and Omaha communities since 1988. With that many years of experience in Omaha as a martial arts school, comes pride, prestige, and integrity. We proudly serve as Partners in Education with Bellevue, Papillion/La Vista Public Schools.

Excellent Education
Our focus is providing excellent martial arts education in a productive, safe and professional environment.
  • We offer age-specific programs to ensure that everyone gets positively challenged and no one gets overwhelmed. We separate classes for different experience levels. This ensures that everyone is on the same level and no one get left behind. Most importantly we listen to our members and continuously seek ways to better our schools through quarterly curriculum evaluations and student surveys

Safety is Paramount
We don’t leave physical safety to chance. We maintain a high standards of cleanliness in our facilities
  • and make sure that they meet modern safety standards. All members of staff go through rigorous background checks before they are allowed to work with students.
Family Oriented
When our members join Martial Arts International, they aren’t just committing to picking up and dropping
  • of their kids a couple times a week. They are investing the well-being of their children in the hands of our instructors and our school. Joining Martial Arts International is a family affair and we offer a family-oriented environment for you and your children to make new friends and train with the old ones.

    We also understand that life can’t always conform to a rigid schedule. We offer flexible training classes 5 days a week to better fit a busy schedule. We even offer special programs designed for individual training and students with different martial arts interests.

Focused on Quality
We expect our students to succeed and provide the best environment to make success possible.
  • We have a built in system of self-motivation and goal setting in all of our programs in order to keep our students on track to become leaders. Our professional instructors are highly qualified, motivated, skilled and up-to date on properly teaching martial arts to students of different ages. Our students get the highest quality of instruction from our friendly instructors, Our parents and students love the fact that we keep our instructor to student ratio to a maximum of 10 students per Instructor. Most of the time, even less!
Positive Attitude
We instill a positive and enthusiastic “yes I can” attitude in our instructors and expect courtesy,
  • respect, and discipline as the keystone of our school. We train our Instructors to give competent, clear, and detailed instruction and to bring out the best quality from every member of our school .

    Individual and Adult Class Offerings
    Our Omaha Martial Arts International school doesn’t just serve kids. We also offer a variety of programs to adults ranging from traditional martial arts training to self-defense and private training classes. We offer an excellent self-defense age-specific programs that is based on practical self-defense in real life situations as well as a self-defense program specifically designed for men and women of different sizes.

Our Guarantee
We work hard to ensure the effectiveness of our programs through investment in our staff and students.
  • Our goal is first and foremost to provide an effective program aimed at creating leaders in both martial arts and the community-at-large. We are confident in our abilities to meet those goal and therefore offer a guarantee, in writing, that we will be successful.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to enhance our community and its citizens through positive personal development skills
  • produced by our training. We endeavor to provide a safe haven of positive energy and support for our students’ mental and physical growth. We work to inspire personal excellence through our example as black belts both in and out of our schools. Our goal is to ensure the long-term growth of our schools and our team by providing legendary service to our students.

Martial Arts Philosophy
The purpose of Martial Arts training is three-fold. First, it is for self-defense. We protect our lives and possessions
  • from injustice and danger. Second, it is for health. We promote our physical and mental health and enjoy strong bodies and sound minds through rigorous training. Last, but not least, Martial Arts training will make you a better person. We strive to be of better character through self-defense, discipline and respect.

    We invite you to come and visit our facilities and start benefiting from one of our outstanding martial arts and fitness programs.

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