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1478 Atwood Avenue (next to CVS) Johnston, RI 02919

Johnston Martial Arts

Lose Weight. Develop Inner-Focus. Learn Self-Defense.

About Our School

Dear neighbor,

My name is Raffi A. Derderian, head instructor of our martial arts school here in Johnston. For some time now, we've dedicated our lives to bringing the physical - and spiritual - benefits of martial arts to our community.

Through classes geared for men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes, our school itself has become a community of learning and growth.

We'd love nothing more than for you to become a part of it. That way you too can enrich your life, learn self-defense, and get in great shape too.

Together, these three elements lead to a happier, healthier life.

After all, for thousands of years, martial arts has been a tool for inner-growth and development. The hard work and patience required to perfect each move builds discipline, focus and determination.

The desire to advance through the ranks develops goal setting and ambition. The rush of passing tests, and seeing how far you've come builds confidence and pride.

And the increased energy that comes with getting in good physical shape gives you a boost to bring even more fulfilling activities into your life. But it doesn't stop there. You also learn self-defense to keep yourself and your loved ones safe and sound. And while you may never have to use these skills in a real-life situation - just knowing that you CAN protect yourself will give you peace of mind.

In fact, the confidence you'll exude is enough to diffuse most situations before they ever arise. After all, attackers like to focus in on weak individuals. When you emit strength, confidence and pride - it's enough to keep most of them at bay.

Helping you succeed in martial arts is the only goal of our Johnston program. Everyone here - each of our martial arts instructors - is passionate about helping you succeed, have fun, and enjoy the time you spend here.

So come on by and try out the program that's best-suited for you. You can learn more about the classes our Johnston school offers, and call us to register for the one that's right for you.

See you soon,
Raffi A. Derderian

Head instructor, Derderian Academy of Martial Arts
Johnston Martial Arts

Our martial arts classes are designed for total beginners & pros to do two things: master a powerful form of self-defense, and get lean & in great shape fast.

Our members constantly comment about how fun these classes are too, and how stress-relieving they are. After all, punching & kicking just lets all the stress go free. Come see for yourself why Johnston just can't get enough of our classes. We'd love nothing more than to help you too master martial arts.

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Our kids martial arts classes help kids in lots of profound ways. In fact, self-defense is just the beginning. Mastering martial arts takes dedication & commitment - two traits that your child will use in all other areas of their life too.

It also takes focus, respect & attention: traits that will help improve their grades, and make them more eager to help around the house. Plus, kids have a TON of fun every class. Your kid is guaranteed to have the time of his or her life, and make a lot of great friends along the way.

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For thousands of years, yoga has been used worldwide to get people in shape... cure their bodies of muscular pain and bone pain... and relieve stress all over. And there's a reason it's survived from generation to generation: it works.

Now you can access yoga's ancient secrets with our fun, soothing yoga program. Click now to learn all about it, and to get started today! No experience required. Great for men & women of all ages, shapes & sizes!

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