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Over 30 Years of Martial Arts Experience

At Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts, we believe that martial arts training can help every child and adult develop the mental and physical skills they need to succeed in life. Martial Arts isn’t just about self-defense like so many believe. At Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts, it’s all about self-confidence, improved focus, physical strength, and positive social interaction. Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts teaches our members to set goals, work hard, and follow-through, all the while having fun and making friends.


What we offer:

At Shaolin Kempo School of Martial Arts we are a top martial arts school in Shepherdsville, KY, We make learning fun and easy for our students. We welcome all members of the family to receive instruction from us. Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your physical health or defend yourself in dangerous situations, we’ll teach you all the proper moves that are intended to make you feel more empowered.


  • Focus

    Programs designed to enhance a young child's ability to concentrate, focus on the task at hand, as well as the basic skills needed to prepare them.
  • Social

    In reality, self defense actually means doing everything in your power to avoid getting into a fight.
  • Strength

    Programs designed to build cardiovascular health and physical fitness as well as teach self defense with the intent to have fun.

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COVID Precautions

To insure the safety of all of the Shaolin Kempo family we are taking precautions to keep everyone training!

  1. Instructors wear masks and gloves
  2. We sanitize equipment between each class
  3. Temperature checks are done at the door
  4. During all classes we maintain social distance
  5. Masks are required when not social distancing

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What people are saying about us

  • Great school for kids and adults.

    Amy Zeitze

  • Very friendly and extremely welcoming!! Worked great with our 5-year-old, looking forward to next week's lesson and the many more to come!!!

    April Lawson


  • My daughter is pushed exactly as hard as she needs to be. I cannot wait to see how far she will go under their direction.

    Heidi-Lyn Hall


  • All of the instructors work so well with the kids. They are so patient with them. The kids learn martial arts and self-defense.

    Jessica S.


  • My son loves taking classes here! Would recommend any kid trying it!

    Kim Lacy Cantu


  • Couldn't ask for a better place to learn martial arts from. I don't regret my decision one bit. 5 stars!!!!

    Mark Rush