Life Ki-do Martial Arts

Where Martial Arts Meets Inner Well Being


Come find your River ~ your inner strength & flow.

At Life Ki-do Martial Arts Austin, we empower kids, teens & adults to
be their personal best, find true confidence & flourish with inner well-being.

MARTIAL ARTS

LIFE EDUCATION

At Life Ki-do, we'll empower you with:

  • Focus & Mindfulness

  • Self-Confidence & Resilience

  • Relaxation for Stress & Anxiety

  • Empathy, Kindness & Friendship Skills

  • Strong, Safe Body

And fun, fun, fun!

We offer a variety of martial arts, parenting & personal development classes In-Person, Virtual & Outdoor.

 

Come for a free trial to see why we are award-winning and life-changing!

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LIFE KI-DO CLASSES

Martial Arts | MindBody | Meditation

Our Martial Arts classes for kids, teens & adults offer a unique curriculum that blends Systema, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Tai Chi, Qigong and self-defense training. We also offer MindBody Movement & Meditation classes for adults. Free trial classes!

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Ages 3+ (Pre-school)

Join your child in playful, cooperative and connection-strengthening activities.

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SAMURAI

Ages 7-11 (2nd-5th Grade)

Focus on the art of self-mastery, focus, resilience and the ability to bounce back.

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SPIRITUAL FLOW

Adults

Meditation & Gentle Movement such as

Tai Chi & Qi Gong for inner peace.

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LITTLE DRAGONS

Ages 4-5 (Pre-K)

These classes are designed to develop focus, self-regulation, and social skills.

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Ages 12-Adult

Martial arts that cultivate a centered mental, emotional, & physical state for today.

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MINDBODY FLOW

Adults

Movement Class to bring more flow, flexibility & strength into your body & daily life. 

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POWER NINJA

Ages 5-7 (K & 1st Grade)

Develop deep and lasting self-confidence through martial arts and the 3Bs.

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PRIVATE LESSONS

Ages 3-Adult

Virtual or in-person lessons for individuals,

small groups or learning pods.

THE RIVER

At Life Ki-do, the foundation of all we teach is the River ~  flowing with all of life's joys and challenges using them as opportunities to strengthen yourself both inside and out. In our martial arts & movement classes, we teach kids and adults alike how to find their River by connecting their 3 B’s: Body, Breath and Brain.

Confidence
BODY

Proper body alignment provides the structure and fluidity to be both strong and calm.

stress & anxiety
BREATH

Breathing techniques combat stress and anxiety while feeling focused, relaxed, and present.

mindfulness
BRAIN

Focusing on the task at hand and coaching yourself to do your personal best and not give up.

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“As a Mom (and also a pediatrician), I highly recommend this phenomenal program. Joyful, physically challenging, and enlightening. ” 

 

—  Mother of Power Ninja Student, Age 7

OUR TEAM

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Founder

& Lead Instructor

Sensei Jonathan Hewitt

Combining his 30 years of study in meditation, mindfulness, and the brain-body connection with a lifetime of martial arts training, Sensei Jonathan is the Founder and Creator of Life Ki-do.

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Youth Program Director

& Lead Instructor

Sensei Doug Diamond

Sensei Doug's experience as both a state champion black belt in martial arts and a Montessori teacher come together in his outstanding talent as Lead Instructor and Youth Program Director.

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Lead Instructor

Sensei Deven Penn

A black belt in Life Ki-do with over 10 years experience teaching children, Sensei Deven taught in a classroom setting before becoming a Lead Instructor and Camp Director at Life Ki-do.

LIFE KI-DO LOCATIONS

For more than 27 years we've been teaching Life Ki-do Martial Arts in Austin. We operate 2 main locations, Austin Westlake and Lakeway, and we also have a satellite location in South Austin at Circle C Community CenterOutdoor Classes and a Virtual Dojo. Please email  or call us with any questions or visit our FAQ .