Self-Discipline Through Martial Arts Training

What can be acheived?


Get Fit and Stay Healthy:

portland martial arts, jiujitsu, kickboxingUse the outstanding aerobic conditioning form  Muay Thai , the anareobic (endurance) conditioning of Jiu Jitsu and the therapeutic toning of Tai Chi Chuan to cultivate a Dynamic, Flexible and Vital strength


Defend Yourself Confidently:

Learn effective self-defense techniques for weapon handling/disarming, striking, trapping and more. Master the technique as well as the ability to use the skills through the safe but challenging practice of sparring.


Compete with the Best:

At our self-defense classes in Portland, Oregon, you train and spar with a variety of skilled partners in your chosen discipline to hone your talent and prepare for competition.

Redefine Yourself:

With the high energy levels and fitness promoted by the external arts and the resilient health, self awareness and will power developed by the internal arts, you are sure to feel renewed confidence in your mind, body, and soul.




Available Martial Arts Classes

Our certified instructors at NWFA Classes for Martial Arts in Portland, Oregon offer training in all the major disciplines. You can choose to take classes in a single discipline to work toward gaining mastery in that genre or you can take multiple courses across multiple martial arts disciplines—it’s all up to you.



Muay Thai Classes:muaythai, jiu jitsu, eskrima, kids martial arts, boxing, portland

The root of kickboxing, Muay Thai or Thai boxing, is a highly effective form of self-defense and an integral piece of an MMA fighter’s training. Our instructors are certified under the Thai Boxing Association.


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

Drawing primarily from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (also known as BJJ, Judo, Dumag or Wrestling), these classes focus on ground fighting and grappling. Those well trained in grappling are often able to counteract a significant size advantage in an opponent. We offer classes under black belt instruction.

Jeet Kune Do Training:

Bruce Lee’s concepts drawn from the lineage of Maestro Ted LucayLucay, Guro Dan Inosanto and Punong Guro Leonard Trigg. Empty hand techniques drawn from Chinese Boxing, Wing Chung, Silat, Panatukan, Jun Fan and more. Jeet Kune Do offers street applicable self-defense.

 Filipino Arts Classes- Kali, Eskrima, Arnis:

Eskrima training uses multiple stick, knife and empty hand concepts to develop weapon awareness and nullification. Taught in the lineage of Punong Guro Edgar G. Sulite, Guro Dan Inosanto, Maestro Ted LucayLucay and Punong Guro Leonard Trigg.

Tai Chi Classes:

In Thai Chi, training is done with empty hands in weapon forms in order to achieve the unification of body and mind. Tai Chi is an art with many aspects. Members train to improve their self-discipline, fitness and health, enhance their energy and vitality, or to reduce stress and develop a clear mind.

Qigong Classes:

We offer a broad Qigong curriculum with forms and theory focusing on the physical, philosophical, mental, energetic and spiritual aspects of the art. We encourage our members to enhance the form practice by utilizing Dan Tian conditioning exercises and breathing patterns to invigorate the body and clear the mind.

 Kids Martial Arts Classes— Muay Thai, JKD, Jiu Jitsu

The Youth Power program at NWFA utilizes Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do and Jiu Jitsu to develop fitness, health and self-defense skills in youth. Our kids martial arts program focuses on developing the whole person, emphasizing respect, self-discipline and character building via martial arts training.

At Northwest Fight Arts, we’re dedicated to offering the best martial arts education possible. If you are interested in learning more about what you can learn at our academy, feel free to watch our video “Devastating Strikes” on this page.

If you would like to contact us via telephone, please call us at 503-235-3435.

Call NWFA’s self-defense classes in Portland, OR today and get a world-class martial arts education.


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