Alpha Martial Arts has 2 great Seattle neighborhood locations to serve you! Celebrating it’s 12th year, AMA Byrant is 1 block North of the University Village. Our newest dojo, AMA Capitol Hill, is 2 blocks East of Trader Joes.

Located in Seattle, Washington Alpha Martial Arts is dedicated to helping people improve their lives through martial arts. We are a Black Belt School developing students that are not only physically fit and can defend themselves, but who are, most importantly, outstanding members of the community. We achieve this by teaching life skills through blocking, […]

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Winter 2013 Holiday Schedule

December 16, 2013

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2013 Summer Karate Theme Camps Featured on King5 News

May 30, 2013

On Thursday 5/30/13 AMA was featured on King 5 Morning News as part of a story about Seattle Summer Camps. Mr. Herrman was interviewed by Christie Johnson while Mrs. Kristin worked with four of our awesome Junior Black Belts: Ms. Addie, Ms. Laria, Mr. Jacob and Mr. Jack. Check out the video clip and then […]

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Alpha Martial Arts provides safety presentations and workshops as a community service for groups in Seattle.

April 2, 2010

Alpha Martial Arts provides safety presentations and workshops as a community service for groups in the Seattle including, preschools, K-12 schools, colleges, brownies, girl scouts, cub scouts, boy scouts, church groups, businesses & non-profits. Presentations can be tailored to your group’s specific needs, space & time requirements. Safety topics include: Stranger Danger / No-Go-Yell-Tell Bully-Proof […]

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Let the Alpha Martial Arts Demo Teams (AMA Wolfpack & AMA Blackout) fire up your next event!

April 2, 2010

Let the Alpha Martial Arts Demo Teams fire up your next event! Our Junior Demo Team, AMA Wolfpack, is made up of local students ages 6 & up. Our Senior Demo Team, AMA Blackout, is made up of local students & staff ages 15 to 17.  Both teams have performed at big & small community […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 4

August 25, 2014

It’s important to show compassion for our friends, family members and those who are in need. But it’s also important to show compassion for ourselves. That means that when we feel sick, frustrated, tired or hurt, that we take care of ourselves. Why might someone forget to take care of themselves (i.e. they think that […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 3

August 19, 2014

Who here has a pet or knows someone who does? Do pets have feelings? When it comes to our pets, how do we show compassion to them? Why is it important to show compassion to our pets when they can’t really talk to us (i.e. they rely on us to take care of them, we […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 2

August 19, 2014

When our friends or family members feel hurt in some way, how does that make you feel? When we know that someone we care about is feeling hurt in some way, we want to help them. We feel compassion. The question is; how do we help that person? How do you help our friends or […]

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August POWerful Word – COMPASSION – Week 1

August 19, 2014

There are several ways to figure out how someone is feeling. Sometimes our friends and family just tell us– but other times, we need to figure it out by looking, listening and using our brains. What is one big way we can figure out how someone is feeling JUST by looking at them? We can […]

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July POWerful Word – PERSISTENCE – Week 4

July 21, 2014

Sometimes we need strategies to help us deal with our goals and help us to stay persistent when we are feeling frustrated or we keep making mistakes. Have you ever felt like giving up or quitting? We all have. The key is to stay in control and not let the fear, frustration or pressure take […]

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July POWerful Word – PERSISTENCE – Week 3

July 17, 2014

Just as there are barriers that can get in the way of our persistence and our goal achievement there are also many resources that help us to stay focused, determined and persistent on our path to achieving a goal. (1) Support: Who in your family or among your friends and teachers cheer you on when […]

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July POWerful Word – PERSISTENCE – Week 2

July 17, 2014

People stop showing persistence and quit before reaching their goals for many reasons. What gets in the way of our persistence? (1) Fear: Think of the “scary” aspects of going after a goal. What might stop someone from trying again and again (i.e. fear of disappointing, failing, fear of advancement, change, someone might laugh at […]

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July POWerful Word – PERSISTENCE – Week 1

July 17, 2014

Some of you may have heard us talk about a “sister word” to persistence called “perseverance.” Perseverance means “never give up” and “keep going until you reach your goal.” Persistence is very similar however, the extra piece that’s a big part of persistence that we need to highlight here is that you keep trying and […]

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