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The #1 Character Development and Total Body Wellness Program in the World

Ultimate Body

Martial arts training helps develop the "Ultimate" body - the perfect balance of size, strength, speed, power, balance, coordination, flexibility and endurance, regardless of age.

Ultimate Mind

Self defense training is physically demanding. Our programs pushes people past what they think is possible. As the body grows stronger, so does the mind.

Ultimate Spirit

With a strong mind and strong body comes an indomitable spirit. When you know who you are and what you are capable of doing - there is nothing you can't do when you put your mind to it.

Adult Karate Classes

Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones while developing a functionally fit body and improving your total body wellness. Get in world-class shape AND learn valuable self defense skills with our martial arts program
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Karate for Kids

Karate is the #1 Personal Developlment program in the world for children. Discover how our personalized martial arts for kids program builds character and develops winners in life.

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Karate for Teens

Our self defense for teens program provides a safe, structured environment for young adults mature, grow and develop relationships with their peers, all while learning valuable self defense skills.

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The Summer 2017 Southern California Grand Championship Martial Arts Tournament is Here!
Come join us on Sunday, June 11th, at the beautiful Bren Event Center on the campus of UC Irvine as Martial Arts students from Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios across the United States test themselves in competition.
Men, women, and children of all ages and ranks are welcome to compete in our Sparring, Kata, and Weapons divisions. No matter what your age, skill level, or tournament experience, competing is always a great learning experience and will make you a better Martial Artist.
One of the best things about a Z-Ultimate tournament, is the atmosphere. 
You won’t find a safer, more family-friendly environment, filled with people who support each other’s achievements and growth. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or thinking of competing for the first time, you will enjoy participating in this event.
See your instructor for enrollment and tournament details.
Good luck! We look forward to seeing you there!

The Summer 2017 Southern California Grand Championship Martial Arts Tournament is Here!

Come join us on Sunday, June 11th, at the beautiful Bren Event Center on the campus of UC Irvine as Martial Arts students from Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios across the United States test themselves in competition.

Men, women, and children of all ages and ranks are welcome to compete in our Sparring, Kata, and Weapons divisions. No matter what your age, skill level, or tournament experience, competing is always a great learning experience and will make you a better Martial Artist.

One of the best things about a Z-Ultimate tournament, is the atmosphere.
You won’t find a safer, more family-friendly environment, filled with people who support each other’s achievements and growth. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or thinking of competing for the first time, you will enjoy participating in this event.

See your instructor for enrollment and tournament details.
Good luck! We look forward to seeing you there!
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Congratulations to the Colorado Instructors for their amazing demonstration of Martial Arts skill. The winners of the Colorado Instructor’s Division are:
Mens Sparring
1. Ray Brett, Ken Caryl
2. Aaron Woodruff, Arvada
3. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
4. Chris Lagace, Castle Rock
Womens Sparring
1. Heidi McCoy, Fort Collins
2. Taylor Weiner, Cheyenne Mountain
3. Kristen Sands, Greenwood Village
4. Katie Houtkooper, Smoky Hill
Kata
1. Chris Moseley, Parker
2. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
3. Spencer Cloutier, Highlands Ranch East
4. Taylor Wiener, Cheyenne Mountain
Weapons
1. Kristen Sands, Greenwood Village
2. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
3. Chris LaTerra, North Gate
4. Chris Lagace, Castle Rock
We hope to see everyone at the Grand Championship Tournament in June!

Congratulations to the Colorado Instructors for their amazing demonstration of Martial Arts skill. The winners of the Colorado Instructor’s Division are:

Men's Sparring
1. Ray Brett, Ken Caryl
2. Aaron Woodruff, Arvada
3. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
4. Chris Lagace, Castle Rock

Women's Sparring
1. Heidi McCoy, Fort Collins
2. Taylor Weiner, Cheyenne Mountain
3. Kristen Sands, Greenwood Village
4. Katie Houtkooper, Smoky Hill

Kata
1. Chris Moseley, Parker
2. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
3. Spencer Cloutier, Highlands Ranch East
4. Taylor Wiener, Cheyenne Mountain

Weapons
1. Kristen Sands, Greenwood Village
2. Nico Van Poolen, Highlands Ranch East
3. Chris LaTerra, North Gate
4. Chris Lagace, Castle Rock

We hope to see everyone at the Grand Championship Tournament in June!
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22 hours ago

Congratulations to ALL the competitors at the Colorado Rocky Mountain Tournament of Champions. Everyone had a great time and lots of new trophies were taken home!
Thanks to all the Judges and Black Belts that came from the Utah, Chicago and Southern California area for this event!
See you in Southern California at the Bren Events Center, for the Grand Championship Tournament in June!
Winners of the Colorado Instructors Division will be posted shortly.

Congratulations to ALL the competitors at the Colorado Rocky Mountain Tournament of Champions. Everyone had a great time and lots of new trophies were taken home!
Thanks to all the Judges and Black Belts that came from the Utah, Chicago and Southern California area for this event!
See you in Southern California at the Bren Events Center, for the Grand Championship Tournament in June!

Winners of the Colorado Instructors Division will be posted shortly.
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4 days ago

Grandmaster Taylor and Master Eszlinger got the chance to review the Colorado and Utah Instructors with a vigorous workout on the Friday before the Colorado Tournament! 
Great class everyone!
We will be posting pictures of the Colorado Tournament tomorrow!

Grandmaster Taylor and Master Eszlinger got the chance to review the Colorado and Utah Instructors with a vigorous workout on the Friday before the Colorado Tournament!
Great class everyone!

We will be posting pictures of the Colorado Tournament tomorrow!
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5 days ago

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Always enjoy a work out with master E.

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Register online for the 2017 China Tour
If you missed the INCREDIBLE experience of our last trip to China, you can register online now for the upcoming 2017 China Tour.
We had an AMAZING time at the last China tour and are looking forward to another AWESOME experience with our new and updated Itinerary, including more time at Wudang Mountains and a trip to the Terracotta Warriors! 
Be sure to go to http://zultimate.com/china-tour/ to see the entire Itinerary.
For members that have been on the 2016 China Tour, we have a special discount for you. All returning members will receive a $500.00 discount off the total price of the 2017 China Tour. Enter promo code: #returntochina
Just added, all KLA members who are new to the China Tour, will receive a $ 300.00 discount off the 2017 China Tour price. Use promo code: #chinakla
Go online to zultimate.com/china-tour/ take this opportunity to save money and join us on the INCREDIBLE Z-Ultimate 2017 China Tour!
Thank you Stan for the amazing shots!

Where were these photos taken?

Register online for the 2017 China Tour
If you missed the INCREDIBLE experience of our last trip to China, you can register online now for the upcoming 2017 China Tour.
We had an AMAZING time at the last China tour and are looking forward to another AWESOME experience with our new and updated Itinerary, including more time at Wudang Mountains and a trip to the Terracotta Warriors!
Be sure to go to zultimate.com/china-tour/ to see the entire Itinerary.
For members that have been on the 2016 China Tour, we have a special discount for you. All returning members will receive a $500.00 discount off the total price of the 2017 China Tour. Enter promo code: #returntochina
Just added, all KLA members who are new to the China Tour, will receive a $ 300.00 discount off the 2017 China Tour price. Use promo code: #chinakla
Go online to zultimate.com/china-tour/ take this opportunity to save money and join us on the INCREDIBLE Z-Ultimate 2017 China Tour!

Thank you Stan for the amazing shots!
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7 days ago

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The Answer is: The Jade Buddha Temple and a Dragon Boat on the Whampoa River, Shanghai

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