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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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Congratulations to Sensei Karla Bravo, Sensei Everett Delfel and Team Long Beach for receiving a Certificate of Recognition from the City of Long Beach!

Karla is an amazing instructor and tremendous supporter of Women’s Self Defense programs. She has been teaching the M.Y.S.E.L.F self defense method at the Long Beach studio for several years. Check out the ZUltimate Long Beach Facebook page to find out when the next class will be held!

We would also like to give a special thanks to Councilwoman Stacy Mungo for this remarkable recognition.
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Congratulations Sensei Karla and Sensei Everett!!

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Is that flag made out of Z-Logo T-Shirts?!? That's so awesome!!! Happy Fourth everyone!!!

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Martial Arts Instructor Training

Discover How You Can "Do Something You Love and Never Work a Day In Your Life" - Find Out If You Have What It Takes to Become a Martial Arts Instructor with Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios

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