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Call Us Today!
(888) 979-2816
Call Us Today!
(888) 979-2816


A Discipline for Self-Defense and a Discipline for Life

Our goal at International Self Defense Institute is to teach our students disciplines that they will be able to call upon – not only in times of challenge and crisis – but in times of ease and tranquility as well. Our aim is to teach disciplines that can be used daily to enhance the quality of life.
We offer group and private instruction for both children and adults,  Our instructors are trained to teach with quality and understanding and can help everyone achieve their goals.
  • Martial Arts Classes
  • Self-Defense Classes
  • Professional One-on-One Instruction
  • Improve Confidence and Positive Attitude
  • Health for Body and Mind
  • Develop Agility, Strength, and Flexibility
  • Group and Family Rates Available
  •  Ages 4 and Up

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Birthday Parties

Our Birthdays include two hours of safe and exciting martial arts fun. Then we enjoy pizza and drinks, and a custom-made birthday cake. Finally, we give each child a goodie bag with toys and candy and fill them up when we break open our fun piñata.
  • Birthday child receives a special karate trophy.
  • Kids have an exciting party full of fun activities.
  • Parents can relax while we have a super fun time. We provide all supplies and activities for the party.


International Self Defense Institute
98 West 42nd Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
Toll-Free: 800-KUNG-FU8 (586-4388)
Business: (888) 979-2816

Business Hours

Mon - Fri: 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sat: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun: Closed
Appointments Available
Open 7 Days a Week

Payment Options

In Business Since 1991