School of Martial Arts-West LA
At the School of Martial Arts, we strike a balance between tradition and a modern, scientific approach to self-defense. We practice as partners, not opponents. The whole dojo learns and sweats together. Gain a complete understanding of self-defense, fitness and the deeper aspects that practice of Real Martial Arts has to offer.
Sifu Ryan Scott has practiced martial arts since the age of 8 in Dojos across the US, in China and Japan. He has extensive experience with some of the world’s highest-ranking martial artists in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, and Yuchia Kung Fu. Sifu Scott is one of only 5 students (out of thousands) to ever reach the rank of black under Sifu Robert Brown, a martial arts master with 40 years of experience and black belts in 4 different styles.
As a lifetime student and instructor, Sifu Scott’s passion for practice is surpassed only by his love for teaching the martial arts. He has seen the same transformation in the lives of his students as he has experienced in his own, and thrives on their continued success both on and off the mats.
Martial Art Styles
The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at School of Martial Arts-West LA:
Programs & Class Schedule
Unlike most workouts you get at the gym or other martial arts schools, our intense classes keep you 100% engaged. In our Adult class, we train for any situation. Most schools or styles only practice one range (striking, throws or ground fighting, but here at The School of Martial Arts-West LA, we work all ranges. Through different drills teaching striking, throws, grappling and submissions, our students learn the most effective techniques available.
In our kids program, 6-8 Jr.Wushu and 9+ Wushu, our students think they are just having fun learning punches, kicks, flying and spinning techniques, throws and grappling. The truth is they’re learning valuable life lessons. Our classes teach discipline, confidence, concentration, partner Skills, self-defense and an appreciation of what hard work can accomplish.
Yang style T’ai Chi is the single most practiced Martial Art in the world. Our individually paced classes are designed to stretch and strengthen the body, as well as improve balance and coordination. T’ai Chi has also been shown to prevent or aid in the treatment of a host of diseases including arthritis, hypertension, shingles, heart disease and Parkinson’s. Learn the deeper aspects of the martial arts through 1-on-1 instruction. Gain better control over both mind and body through mastery of the breath in this moving meditation.
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