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Students and instructors from Phoenix Rising gather for a group photo



Why Phoenix Rising?

Colton Means, student instructor poses at the ready

If you're searching for the perfect martial arts school,

Phoenix Rising Martial Arts should be at the top of your list.


The family friendly atmosphere at our dojo sets us apart from other schools. Students and instructors alike forge strong bonds, fostering a sense of community and support. This creates an encouraging environment where everyone feels motivated to push their limits and achieve their personal best.

In addition to the core discipline of Kenpo Karate, we offer a many other training options, catering to various interests and preferences. From MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for those seeking more intense and combative styles, to Tai Chi and Yoga for those seeking a more meditative and holistic approach, students can explore and master multiple disciplines under one roof.


One of the most remarkable aspects of this school is its emphasis on empowering students to become not only skilled martial artists but also proficient teachers and mentors. Through the unique student instructor program, students have the opportunity to enhance their leadership abilities and deepen their understanding of the art, creating a supportive and nurturing learning environment.

Three student siblings with various belt levels smile as the pose

To that end, we aim for flexibility, ensuring that classes can fit into any busy schedule. With morning and evening classes available, students can easily integrate training sessions into their daily routines, making it convenient for professionals, students and families that have chosen alternative education. Additionally, for those seeking personalized attention, the school offers private lessons, allowing students to receive tailored guidance to improve their skills at their own pace.


Perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of Phoenix Rising is its commitment to making martial arts accessible to all. The school offers affordable class prices, ensuring that financial constraints do not hinder anyone from pursuing their passion for martial arts. We even offer discounts for multiple students enrolled in the same household.

With an impressive lineage of grandmasters, Phoenix Rising Martial Arts boasts a rich heritage that spans generations. Flowing from this legacy is a strong desire to foster strong relationships with other local martial arts schools in the North Arkansas Area. Students get the chance to engage in friendly exchanges and joint training sessions, broadening their horizons and enriching their journey as martial artists.


We've worked hard to develop Phoenix Rising into  a comprehensive and supportive martial arts school. From its focus on student development through teaching and mentoring, flexible class schedules, private lessons, and fostering a friendly family atmosphere, to its esteemed lineage of grandmasters, connections with other local schools, diverse disciplines, and affordable class prices, we strive to make Phoenix Rising the ideal place for individuals of all backgrounds to embark on a rewarding martial arts journey.

Robert Bradley, blue belt, poses with his fists up
Sanzin Doriocourt, student instructor and green belt, poses with his fists up
Devin Futch Robinson, black belt, owner and instructor, poses fiercely
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