Where Martial Arts Meets Inner Well Being

 

Life Ki-do Martial Arts Austin teaches kids, teens and adults how to live like a River – being your best, flowing with life, feeling happy, confident & true to oneself.

TOOLS

FOR LIFE

Confidence, Focus, Self-regulation, Kindness, Strong & Safe Body​

At Life Ki-do Martial Arts, we empower our students to find strength & confidence from within instead of looking to others for validation & self-worth. Combining this self-confidence with empathy & kindness for others, our students also have the ingredients for healthy, bully proof friendships.


My name is Sensei Jonathan Hewitt and I am the founder of Life Ki-do. For over 25 years, I have dedicated my life to helping kids, teens & adults become their personal best – both inside & out.


Please book a free trial class at one of our fun, safe, and kid-friendly locations in Austin Westlake, Lakeway, or South Austin to see for yourself why our martial arts classes are award-winning and life-changing!

 

 

Jonathan Hewitt

Sensei, Founder & Director

 

THE RIVER

At Life Ki-do, being like a River means learning to flow with all of life's joys and challenges using them as opportunities to strengthen yourself both inside and out. Through the medium of martial arts, we teach kids and adults alike how to find their River by connecting their 3 B’s: Body, Breath and Brain.

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

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

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

 

AUSTIN MARTIAL ARTS

Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Systema, Tai Chi, Qigong & Self-Defense

For more than 25 years in the Austin area, Life Ki-do classes and karate camps have offered a unique blend of martial arts training. Our martial arts curriculum is rooted in Systema, a practice that teaches students to breathe, relax, and flow on and off the mats. Life Ki-do is designed to be a safe, healthy alternative to martial arts programs that can create rigidity, tension, and physical wear and tear.

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

Ages 3+

SAMURAI

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

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

LITTLE DRAGONS

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

Ages 4-5 (Pre-K)

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

Ages 12+

POWER NINJAS

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

Ages 5-7 (K & 1st Grade)

HOMESCHOOL

 Mixed age class convenient for homeschoolers during school hours. 

Ages 5-11

 

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

Sensei Jonathan Hewitt

Founder

& Lead Instructor

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.

Sensei Doug Diamond

Youth Program Director

& Lead Instructor

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.

Sensei Deven Penn

Camp Director

& Lead Instructor

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 25 years we've been teaching Life Ki-do Martial Arts in Austin. We operate 2 main locations: Austin Westlake and Lakeway . Our Life Ki-do satellite locations: South Austin and Athena Montessori expand our martial arts curriculum, events, and class schedules. Take a look at our two main martial arts dojos below and please email  or call us with any questions or visit our FAQ .

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