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About Our Classes and Programs

Adult Martial Arts

Johnston Adult Martial Arts teaches self-defense while helping you enrich your life with ancient philosophy. The combination of the two helps you grow and develop as a person, while gaining an unshakable confidence as your self-defense skills rise.

These classes are open to men and women of all ages, fitness levels, and experience levels. Whether you're a total noob, or a seasoned pro, you'll fit right in and have a powerful experience.

Kids Martial Arts

Martial Arts have been an amazing tool for teaching children to become more confident, disciplined and focused – for over 2,000 years! This helps them earn better grades, have higher self-esteem, improve health & fitness, and teaches them to defend themselves physically from bullies, too.

Our Johnston Kids Martial Arts program will help your child reach their full potential... and have a ton of fun at the same time!


If you have any tightness in your muscles... stiffness... or ever wake up with pain in your neck, back, or anywhere else... Prepare to send it all away with these Johnston Yoga Classes.

Every class is packed with soothing stretches and exercises to help you relieve tension and pain, build lean muscle mass, and calm your mind. After all, the breathing and relaxation of yoga fills your life with an inner-peace that's hard to come by anywhere else.


It's the amazing martial art created by the one and only Bruce Lee. Jeet Kune Do is what happens when you combine the punches of Wing Chun... the kicks of Kung Fu... the footwork of Fencing... and the brutal force of Western Boxing.

It's powerful - and it'll get you in amazing shape on your path to mastery. In our Johnston Jeet Kune Do classes, expect all this and more - in every session.


Discover the powerful Johnston Filipino martial art that makes you an unstoppable force... even if your opponent has a weapon. You'll learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones using a style that's been called the most efficient self-defense system on the planet.

Learn how to use weapons... how to disarm opponents... hand to hand combat... get in amazing shape through rigorous training that works you from head to toe... make friends... and have a ton of fun every step of the way.

About Johnston

Johnston, Rhode Island is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 28,769 at the 2010 census. Johnston is the site of the Clemence Irons House (1691) a stone-ender museum and the only landfill in Rhode Island. Incorporated on March 6, 1759, Johnston was named for the colonial attorney general, Augustus Johnston.

Johnston, RI, with surrounding areas in Cranston, Smithfield, Greenville, Providence, and North Providence is home to Derderian Academy of Martial Arts, a Martial Arts facility focusing on programs in Adult Martial Arts, Kids Martial Arts, and Yoga.