Who we are…

With mutual welfare and respect… Lion’s Way Martial Arts has been teaching the best martial arts has to offer in the Kent, WA area since 1998.

Our comprehensive program covers punching, kicking, throwing, submission grappling and weapons. For Adults, we offer SAMBO (also called CAMBO) a Russian Style of martial arts consisting primarily of Judo and Submission Grappling. For Children and Teenagers, we offer age appropriate classes in a traditional martial arts environment that includes Karate, kickboxing and CAMBO.

No matter what you are looking for we can help you achieve your goals, give you the highest quality training and have fun while doing it!

  • 12-6-2023

    Hope no one has been washed away by all the rain! Stay dry and watchout for those puddles, they can be deceptively deep.

    Training this week is going great! Reminder that Friday we have a children’s black belt ceremony and end of the year group picture! It all begins at 5 pm. I can’t wait to see how many people we can pack into our place at one time – lol

  • 12-04-2923

    Black BeltHappy Holidays! We had a fantastic test on Friday! What a great way to head into the end of the year. Testing results are posted in the entryway. Also, in what must be a holiday miracle, all the belts have been delivered in record time! We will start handing those out today!

    This Friday: We will have a children’s black belt ceremony for two of our students. Afterword we will be taking a class picture that will include all classes: Children, teen and adults! Everything starts at 5 pm, please endeavor to be their! I can’t wait to see you!

  • Testing Time for Friday Dec. 1

    Testing Times for Friday 12-1-2023

    Please remember to ARRIVE EARLY.

    Plan to arrive 10 to 15 min before your test!

    Please remember to ARRIVE EARLY.

    Plan to arrive 10 to 15 min before your test!

    Please remember to ARRIVE EARLY.

    Plan to arrive 10 to 15 min before your test!

    Once a test has started, late students may not enter. We have a LARGE number of people testing. Please be on time to help ensure it runs smoothly! Please be patient as we work through it!

    Children (Test according to their current Rank)

    White and Sr. White belts — 5 pm

    Yellow, Sr. Yellow, Orange and Sr. Orange belts — 5:30 pm

    Green and Sr. Green — 6:10 pm

    Blue, Sr. Blue, Purple and Sr. Purple Belts — 6:40 pm



    If possible, teenagers should show up at 5 pm to help with the children’s test. If not, then please show by 6:30 pm. The teenager test will begin immediately after the children’s tests end. Again, Teens please show no later than 6:30pm!

    All teens should show for the test whether or not they are testing. Please support your teammates and plan to be there for the entire test.

    Thank you all for your support!

  • 11-29-2023

    Wednesday! Last day to turn in testing applications for children and teens!

    Testing times will be posted on Thursday.

    Test is on Friday, general start time is 5pm, but again, please check testing times tomorrow.

    It’s going to be a phenomenal last test of the year!

  • Last test of year!

    Testing is this Friday for children and teens! I will send a testing application home starting today (Monday). REMINDER: All testing applications need to be in by Wednesday. Please DO NOT BE LATE! Testing times for each belt level will be posted by Thursday, late afternoon.

    Class schedule as normal this week, except for Friday.