Kids Martial Arts

At East Coast Martial Arts, our goal is to create an atmosphere of success and accomplishment, making sure all kids feel great about themselves as they make their journey toward black belt. Our karate classes are exciting, action packed, and provides a practical self-defense education that includes a ton of fun and exercise. Our high energy and fun activities are designed to build skills necessary in Martial Arts and other sports.

For years, Martial Arts has been one of the best kept secrets for giving kids the skills they need for success in life. At our school, they’ll learn the benefits of self-discipline and confidence, develop coordination and increase strength and flexibility.

We invite you to come in and observe any of our karate classes for children. We encourage you to talk with our instructors, parents, or students and learn more about our approach to Martial Arts.





Ready to get fit? Come strap on some gloves at our amazing kickboxing class and have the time of your life punching and kicking your way to a fitter, slimmer and happier you. Our 1-hour action packed class will provide you with a full body workout focusing on melting calories, burning fat and toning muscles from head to toe all while learning self-defense techniques. 

Beginners are more than welcome! 99% of our members have never thrown a kick or a punch in their life. Out of shape? No problem! The great thing about kickboxing is that you go at your own pace and participate in individual exercises regardless of the group structured environment. Already an athlete? Step it up and crush your limits.

At East Coast Martial Arts, we strive to create a positive training environment for all levels of learners.  We will encourage and empower you to grow and reach new heights. So, don’t worry about motivation, we got you covered! 

 After School Program

Looking for more than just a homework help after school program? Well look no further! East Coast Martial Arts after school program not only focuses on providing academic support but teaches respect, discipline and fitness skills. Our program provides kids with a safe place to learn about martial arts while making new friends in a fun, social, and positive environment. 

Our program is designed to give kids a physical outlet after a long day at school through both structured and non-structured activities. 

What makes us different than the rest?

  • Transportation (provided by Wappingers Central School District upon parent request)

  • Free East Coast Martial Arts T-shirt

  • Parents are encouraged to provide snacks for their child/children(ECMA will not provide snacks) 

  • Free Time – Our instructors encourage social skills, team work and leadership through a variety of games. 

  • Homework help- Our center instantly transforms from a fun zone to a quiet study room. 

  • Karate Class!! 


 Birthday Parties

A East Coast Martial Arts Karate Birthday Party is designed for every child! You do not have to be a karate student to have an awesome Martial Arts Birthday Party! If you are looking for an innovative, fun, action filled experience for your child and their friends then let’s start planning your Karate Birthday Party today!

 A Karate Birthday Party at our Martial Arts School is tailored to the age of the children and structured so that the children are kept very active for the entire time, moving from one activity to another.

 Here is everything that’s included:

  •  1.5 hours of innovative, fun and enriching activities that are all martial arts based!  The children will be supervised by our staff the entire time. This is your party, so, if you want to get involved in the activities, just let us know, or you and your adult guests can just relax and enjoy watching the children have a great time with friends.

  • Your child will be at the front of the room teaching their friends right alongside us!

  • 15 kids are included in the birthday package. Need more? No worries, only $20 per additional invite

  • Pizza for kids! 

  • We will set up and clean up everything! Just enjoy the party and the excitement in each child.

Our Karate Birthday Parties (especially weekend dates) get booked really fast so call early and reserve your day! We can answer any questions you may have and get things rolling!