USSD Carpinteria Health & Fitness | Martial Arts

933 Linden Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 318-1060
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Instruction in Kempo Karate, traditional weapons of Asia, and character development through the philosophy of our organization stressting effort, sincerity, self-control, etiquette, & respect.for all. United Studios of Self Defense is the largest martial arts school in North America. Since 1968, our students have studied USSD’s unique system of Kempo-style martial arts from the finest instructors in the United States. From the earliest beginnings nearly 2000 years ago, the martial arts have been steeped in tradition. Nowhere else will you feel that sense of rich history than at a USSD studio.


  • Private Classes
  • Women's Self Defense
  • Children's Programs