Our Classes are Fun & Educational

BECOME YOUR PERSONAL BEST

CONFIDENCE-STRENGTH-DISCIPLINE
CONFIDENCE-STRENGTH-DISCIPLINE

Karate builds up confidence while teaching humility and respect for others. Students develop self discipline and control while becoming stronger mentally and physically.

TEACHERS THAT ARE ROLE MODELS
TEACHERS THAT ARE ROLE MODELS

Role models are incredibly important for your child's development.
Senseis Raffi and Susan Derderian have trained a staff of friendly and professional instructors who love inspiring all of the students in a class.

PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES
PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

We have programs for Men, Women, and Children (ages 4 & up).
Our classes and programs are separated by age. Each class is taught specifically towards the age of the students.

We offer a diverse range of programs. Let us help you achieve your goals!

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

Get in shape, learn some awesome self defense skills all while making new friends. Just some of the benefits to being in our our Kenpo classes. Beginners are always welcome and made to feel right at home.
(oh yeah, and it is a lot of fun)

JEET KUNE DO &  FILIPINO KALI
JEET KUNE DO & FILIPINO KALI

Learn the art created by the Late Bruce Lee. Jeet Kune Do is a blended martial art that was put together specifically for self defense. Sifu Raffi opened the first school JKD in Rhode Island in 1993 and is one of the few people in the Northeast USA to be certified under Bruce Lee protege Dan Inosanto.
Our Kali program is incredible. If you are looking to train in the martial arts of the Philippines, you need to try our Three Class Offer.

KICKBOXING CLASSES
KICKBOXING CLASSES

Are you ready for a fun and great way to get in shape? Our classes combine kickboxing and fitness and will leave you feeling great!
Try our Introductory Special and you'll be hooked!

Testimonials

What our members are saying ...

"Our Sensei 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 since 2002. 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 Jeet Kune Do & Kali student