Welcome and thank you for visiting our Redondo Karate dojo site.  Redondo Karate is a member studio of United Studios of Self Defense (USSD). 

Founded in 1968, USSD has been established as the premiere Martial Arts and Self Defense organization throughout North America. Built on a foundation of traditional values with a modern day approach to self-defense and personal development. Our mission is to share the martial arts with as many people as possible and make your martial arts journey memorable and rewarding. 

A Professional Program to Fit Every Need

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced martial artist, Redondo Karate has a program to fit every need.  Men, women and children of all ages and professions participate in our Private & Group Training Programs.

Our proven system of martial arts is an ever-changing wealth of knowledge that is always interesting and fun to learn. We guarantee three things in your training; you will sweat, smile and learn in every class

Private Training

To reach the highest level in any endeavor the personal hand of an experience teacher and coach can help you get there faster and easier.  Redondo Karate is unique in utilizing both private and group training for all of our students. Redondo Private Training programs allow students to progress at their own pace and focus on their needs and interests.  Our unique self-defense system allows the beginner and advanced student alike to adjust the techniques to fit their physical ability, strengths and limitations. Private training allows students to receive direct critique and motivation from the Instructor, expediting their advancement and understanding of each techniques and principles. The Private training program also provides a flexible training schedule, fitting the lessons to the student’s availability.

Some of the benefits of private training include:

  • Advance yourself up to 4 times faster than with group lessons alone
  • Private instruction allows you to advance at your own pace
  • All attention is focused solely on you; therefore all feedbacks are brought to light immediately
  • Gives you the time you need to process what you have learned
  • Students with private lessons are more motivated to achieve black belt status
  • Flexible scheduling lets you fit the lessons to your availability
  • Lessons can be modified to your physical ability, age and interest
  • You will be more motivated as you see how quickly you progress

Benefits for Adults & Teens

For the teen or adult students, Martial Arts provide a balanced improvement of both mind and body.  The Teen & Adult Program is designed to provide you with the principles of self-defense while strengthening your stamina & physical ability. Whether your goal is to be able to learn how to defend yourself, get in shape, become more flexible or even to reduce stress, the techniques and training fundamentals that you’ll learn here can be adjusted to accommodate to all of your needs and interests.

Training Benefits:

  • Relieves stress
  • Increase flexibility
  • Build muscular strength and endurance
  • Improve discipline
  • Develop coordination
  • Learn practical self-defense techniques


Learning self-defense skills will arm you with the confidence and ability to take control of any situation.  Not only will you learn the physical principles of self-defense, but also the mental awareness you need to first recognize and avoid problem situations.

"True Martial Artists do not only think of using their skills in physical confrontations.  They use their training and art to overcome obstacles and become better people."