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 9/26-9/30 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs! Friday night is Pizza night, 5-6 pm, $5/per person, family welcome to partake. No 7-8 pm class on Friday night.

Sign up in class for the Pot Luck & Awards on October 2nd! Let us know how many family members are coming and what kind of food you’re bringing to share.

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Over & under through the obstacle course!

Important Dates:

  • Pizza Night 9/30
  • Annual Pot Luck & Awards: Oct. 2 @ 12:30 pm!

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What’s Going On Week of 9/12-9/17 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat. No class WED. Sparring class Saturday!

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Having fun with an obstacle course in kids’ class!

Important Dates:

  • Street clothes: 9/12
  • No classes 9/14
  • Family Game Night 9/21
  • Last day for BINGO, reading, and donations, 9/9
  • Annual Pot Luck & Awards: Oct. 2 @ 12:30 pm!

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What’s Going On Week of 9/5-9/10 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. No classes Thurs or Sat.

Topics this week are moving basics and Arnis, so make sure you pack your sticks!

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NWSMA students reading, reading, reading over the summer!

Important Dates:

  • No classes 9/8, 9/10, 9/14
  • Family Game Night 9/21
  • Street clothes: 9/12
  • Last day for BINGO, reading, and donations, 9/9
  • Annual Pot Luck & Awards: coming up in October!

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What’s Going on Week of 8/22-8/27 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.

SUMMER Donations: We will extend the drive through September 10! Please continue bringing personal hygiene items to donate, and THANKS a BUNCH to those who have already contributed. :)

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Dashing through a warm-up obstacle course in kids’ class!

Important Dates:

  • FINAL Day Camp 8/25
  • FREE Women’s Self Defense class, 8/27 2:30-4:30 pm
  • First Day of School/Stanwood-Camano: September 1!

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What’s Going On Week of 8/8-8/13 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Fri. NO CLASS THURS, SAT. If you are planning to attend Friendship Camp this Saturday, August 13, please get your permission slips in! We have lots of carpool opportunities, so please let us know if you or your child will need a ride.

SUMMER Donations: Please continue bringing personal hygiene items to donate! The drive will run through the end of August.

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Girls at summer camp work together!

 

Important Dates:

  • No classes 8/11, 8/13, 8/20
  • FRIENDSHIP CAMP 8/13
  • Sunday class 8/21
  • FINAL Day Camp 8/25
  • FREE Women’s Self Defense class, 8/27 2:30-4:30 pm
  • First Day of School/Stanwood-Camano: September 1!

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What’s Going On Week of 8/1-8/6 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat. NO CLASS WED. Calendars available in class this week.

This week, we’ll be working on sparring, kicks, and Arnis. Please bring sticks if you own some!

SUMMER Donations: Please continue bringing personal hygiene items to donate! The drive will run through the end of August.

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Important Dates:

  • No classes 8/3, 8/11, 8/13, 8/20
  • Sunday class 8/21
  • FINAL Day Camp 8/25
  • FREE Women’s Self Defense class, 8/27 2:30-4:30 pm
  • First Day of School/Stanwood-Camano: September 1!

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What’s Going on Week of 6/20-6/26 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri. NO CLASS SAT, but there IS class Sun 6/26 from 4-5:30. We have our first NINJA DAY CAMP this Thursday, activities start at 9 am. Regular classes WILL take place in the afternoon, as we found an instructor for the advanced class.

This week, we’ll be working on partner drills and Arnis. Please bring sticks if you own some!

SUMMER Donations: See the list below for items that should be brought for our summer donation drive! We found out that other community organizations have school supplies covered this year, so we’re working on hygiene supplies. Good time to clean out your UNUSED travel size/hotel samples for a good cause.

NWSMA SummerDonation Drive

 

Important Dates:

  • No classes 6/25
  • Sunday classes 6/26
  • Day Camp 6/23 9-3
  • Pizza Night 6/24

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What’s Going on Week of 6/13-6/18 2016

Normal class this week, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Thurs-Sat classes will be in the Secret Room!

This week, we’ll be working on kicks, moving basics, and sparring! Students who own sparring gear should ALWAYS have it packed and brought to class–this week is no exception.

SUMMER Donations: See the list below for items that should be brought for our summer donation drive! We found out that other community organizations have school supplies covered this year, so we’re working on hygiene supplies. Good time to clean out your UNUSED travel size/hotel samples for a good cause.

NWSMA SummerDonation Drive

 

Important Dates:

  • No classes 6/25
  • Sunday classes 6/12, 6/26
  • Day Camp 6/23 9-3
  • Pizza Night 6/24

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