Beyond Self-Defense

Northwest School of Martial Arts

Welcome to Northwest School of Martial Arts, a Stanwood, WA family martial arts school. Northwest School of Martial Arts has been serving the local community since 1988.

“Beyond Self-Defense. Mind-Body Discipline for a Better You!” Located downtown at the Stanwood Mason Hall, we teach Karate, Tae Kwon Do, and Arnis to people of all ages. From youth who want to fly high and kick, to teens who need a confidence boost, women who need vital self-defense skills, and adults who want fitness, discipline, and a mental challenge: whoever you are, we can be a part of your journey towards a better, healthier, more confident you!

Browse the tabs to learn more about our programsblack belts, and the arts we teach. Or, send us an email to find out more. Scroll down to check out Northwest School of Martial Arts blog!

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What’s Going On Week of 4/10-4/16 2017

This week normal classes M, Fr. No classes 4/12, 4/13, or 4/15.

Important Dates:

  • No classes April 12. 13, 15, 22, 29
  • Sunday classes April 23. 30
  • Family Game Night: April 19
  • Arnis w/ Guest Instructor: April 21 5-7pm
  • Pizza Night: April 28
  • NWSMA @ YMCA Healthy Kids: April 29 10-1

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What’s Going On Week of 4/3-4/9 2017

This week, regular classes M, W, Th, F, and Sat. Saturday is also SPARRING CLASS with BJN Ryan!

Important Dates:

  • No classes April 12. 13, 15, 22, 29
  • Sunday classes April 23. 30
  • Sparring w/ BJN Ryan: April 8
  • Family Game Night: April 19
  • Arnis w/ Guest Instructor: April 21 5-7pm
  • Pizza Night: April 28
  • NWSMA @ YMCA Healthy Kids: April 29 10-1

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What’s Going On Week of 3/27-4/2 2017

This week, normal classes M, W, Th, Fri, Sat.

Important Dates:

  • No classes April 12. 13, 15, 22, 29
  • Sunday classes April 23. 30
  • Sparring w/ BJN Ryan: April 8
  • Family Game Night: April 19
  • Arnis w/ Guest Instructor: April 21 5-7pm
  • Pizza Night: April 28
  • NWSMA @ YMCA Healthy Kids: April 29 10-1

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What’s Going On Week of 3/20-3/26 2017

This week, normal classes M, W, Th, Fri. Wednesday night is “Bring a Friend Night,” please make sure your friend’s parent signs a flyer giving them permission to take class. (The friend’s parent could also come in on the night of class to sign). Friday is Pizza Night, one week earlier than usual.

Important Dates:

  • No classes 3/25
  • Bring a Friend to Class, 3/22 (friend needs to have parent sign waiver, pick one up in class)
  • PIZZA NIGHT, 3/24 (one week earlier than usual)

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What’s Going on Week of 3/13-3/19 2017

This week, normal classes M, W, Th, Fri. TOURNAMENT 3/18, and Sunday class 3/19.

Important Dates:

  • March Tournament 3/18
  • No classes 3/25
  • Sunday class 3/19
  • Bring a Friend to Class, 3/22 (friend needs to have parent sign waiver, pick one up in class)
  • PIZZA NIGHT, 3/24 (one week earlier than usual)

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