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Cardio Kickboxing

(Prairie Village location only)

  Mon. & Wed.        5:45-6:30pm 
  Saturday              10-10:45am

Kids (7-10)

Tuesday                6:15-7pm 

Thursday               5:30-6:15pm
Saturday               10:00-10:45am

Kids (3-6)

Tuesday               5:30-6:15pm 

Thursday              4:30-5:15
Saturday               10:45-11:30am

Stars and Stripes Program

United Studios of Self Defense offers all of our students ages 14 and under the opportunity to participate in our stars and stripes program!
How it works: Once per month (typically the last week of the month) during regular class times we will be going over the material that each student needs for their next rank.

  • When the student knows all of the basics (kicks, punches, blocks, etc…) for their rank then they will receive their first stripe to place on their belt and a star to place on their gi!
  • When the student knows all of the Defensive Maneuvers (DM’s) for their rank they will receive a second stripe to place on their belt and a second star to place on their gi!
  • When the student knows all of the forms for their rank, they will receive a third stripe and a third star to place on their gi!
  • Once the student knows all of the kempos for their rank and has all three stripes on their belt, the next step is to Practice! Practice! Practice! before your sensei presents them with a invitation to test for their next belt! ​​

Our mission is to share the magic of the martial arts with as many people as humanly possible. It is our sincere belief that the versatility

of our Shaolin Kempo system combined with our proven methods of professional instruction truly constitutes United Studios as America’s self-defense leader.  With that in mind, we want to continue to grow and establish our safe and friendly studio environment where people

of all ages can learn how the magic of the martial arts can enhance

the quality of their life.

At USSD, all of our instructors have completed a rigorous training program through the Martial Arts Academy. In addition to regularly participating in ongoing training, they must also complete an annual recertification process to continue teaching. USSD instructors

do not teach the martial arts simply as a hobby: it is their passion and a full-time profession. At the same time, they are also students, continuously striving to improve their skills and expand their knowledge. 

Our Style

About Us

Our mission is to share the magic of the martial arts with

as many people as humanly possible. 

​​Our Style is Shaolin Kempo.

It is a mixture of karate, kung fu, and jiu jitsu. It is an ancient
​method of self-defense that has been re-purposed for modern use. 

Tai Chi

(Prairie Village location only)

(Brookside Private lessons only)

  Wednesday        12:30-1:30pm 
  Saturday             12-1pm

Pre Teens

Tues. & Thurs.       7-8pm 
Saturday               12-1pm

Kempo Martial Arts

Adult Classes

Mon. & Wed.        7-8pm 

Saturday               9-10am

Group Class Schedule

Our Mission

Shaolin Kempo is a mixture of karate, kung fu, and jiu jitsu. It is an ancient method of self-defense that has been

re-purposed for modern use. Not only is this style ideal for women interested in learning self-defense, it is also

great for families to learn and practice together. This style of martial arts teaches children discipline and builds

their confidence and self-esteem. Whether you’re a beginner or already experienced in the martial arts, there 

is always something new to learn. We teach students of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. 

Our Instructors


USSD BROOKSIDE

6314 Brookside Plaza

Suite LL1

Kansas City, MO 64113

816.437.8762

Email: brookside@ussdkc.com


USSD Prairie Village

8227 Corinth Mall

Prairie Village, KS 66208

913.649.4422

Email: prairievillage@ussdkc.com

Hours (Both Locations)

Monday: 2p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Tuesday: 12p.m.- 9p.m.

Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday:2 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

Saturday:9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Sunday:Closed