Welcome to AKF Blackbelt Academy in Phoenix
The AKF Black Belt Academy was founded by Master Tim Mullis in 1988. For over 30 years the AKF Black Belt Academy and Master Mullis have been teaching the martial arts men, women, and children of all ages. Martial arts is a lot more than just kicking and punching. Our programs use martial arts as a vehicle for personal development. Our preschool and kids martial arts programs help teach children focus, learn respect, improve self-discipline, and grow their confidence and coordination.
Martial Arts & Self Defense for Kids
A lot of things have changed over the past 30 years. Kids now have access to many electronic devices and are more distracted than ever, but they don’t have to be. In our martial arts program, kids work in groups while also working to master individual skills and techniques. They learn the importance of respecting others, regardless of age or rank, while also learning to be respected by others, regardless of age or rank.
Our programs are specifically designed to teach kids how to achieve their goals. Some goals require more work than others. Whether they are learning a new skill or technique, or if they are earning a new rank after weeks or even months of hard work. Over time kids discover that hard work, dedication, and discipline are the foundation of achievement in martial arts, and in life.
Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Paradise Valley and the surrounding area
PRESCHOOL MARTIAL ARTS
Our Pre-K martial arts program is perfect for kids ages 3 to 6 years old. The program is built around teaching young kids to focus, improve their coordination, and control their body.
KIDS MARTIAL ARTS
Our kids martial arts program teaches a lot more than just kicking and punching. Kids learn respect, discipline, and focus while also learning self defense skills and boosting their confidence.
FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS
Martial arts isn’t just for kids! Our adult programs are great for parents that want to join their kids on the mat, as well as adults that want to focus on fitness and self defense.