Our Classes are Fun & Educational

BECOME YOUR PERSONAL BEST

ACCOMPLISHMENT
ACCOMPLISHMENT

Not many things are more important in your child's positive development than their role models.
Kids imitate the behaviors they see.
Derderian Academy creates a positive environment for all of our students. Our staff are inspiring role models and help build self confidence.

TEACHERS THAT CARE
TEACHERS THAT CARE

Sifu Raffi Derderian began martial arts in 1973 in the art of Uechi-ryu Karate. In 1990 he began the study of Jeet Kune Do & Filipino Martial Arts. Sensei Susan Derderian began her martial arts journey in 1991 with the study of Kenpo Karate. She is the Director for the Little Dragon’s Program at Derderian Academy.

SPECIAL EVENTS
SPECIAL EVENTS

There is always something exciting and educational happening at our academy. Become a member and reap all the benefits we have to offer. DAMA student Antonio kicking his heart out for the American Cancer Society held at our school on Saturday. We are proud to make a difference in member's lives.

Many Programs Available

Classes We Offer ...

KIDS MARTIAL ARTS
KIDS MARTIAL ARTS

Fun, exciting classes that teach your child self-defense, help them get in great shape, and most importantly... give them tools they need for a happy, successful life that has balance.

ADULT KENPO KARATE
ADULT KENPO KARATE

Gain the ability to protect yourself and your loved ones. Develop a profound sense of inner-peace and confidence. And stay in shape and keep flexible - all at the same time!

JEET KUNE DO & KALI
JEET KUNE DO & KALI

Learn the very same techniques Bruce Lee used to become the most renowed and in-shape martial artist. Engage in Arnis/Escrima stick fighting techniques and training.

KICKBOXING CLASSES
KICKBOXING CLASSES

Ready for the funnest, most fat melting workout of your life? Our kickboxing classes use real gloves and bags, and proven fat-burning exercises to get you in shape!

Testimonials

What customers are saying ...

"Our Sensie is the best! We perfect every move in a safe and structured class." I feel healthy and confident in any situation. Plus, I'm in the best shape of my life and feel great. I highly recommend Derderian Martial Arts."

Janet Foster
Janet Foster Advanced Student

"My son has attended Derderian for the past three years and has loved it! The staff is extremely patient and takes their time with each individual student. They reinforce having manners, integrity and respectfulness towards others."

Patricia Lewis-Porrazzo
Patricia Lewis-Porrazzo Student Mother

"I've practiced martial arts under Sifu Raffi for 8 years. I have accumulated much knowledge and made many new friends through my experience here, and it has been completely worth every minute spent in the dojo."

Andrew Whitman
Andrew Whitman Student's Parent