Karate, Jujitsu, Aikido and Self Defense in Madison, Alabama - Spirit Made Steel Martial Arts

Spirit Made Steel: the Premier Source of Martial Arts and Self Defense training.

It's not about who you are - it's about who you want to become.

Become the best version of yourself.

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Your exciting classes provide

Killer Workouts

You always knew that martial arts were serious fun. But did you know that you can burn up to 1000 calories per hour? Our workouts will get you into fighting shape in no time!

Practical Self Defense

Learn to protect yourself, your friends, and your family. Your training combines the best of karate, kickboxing and jujitsu to provide a modern, practical self defense system.

A Friendly Atmosphere

Our students and instructors will build you up - not tear you down. We welcome absolute beginners of all ages - and most classes have both male and female instructors.

Don't Take Our Word For It!


Fun Environment

Has a fun environment and allows you to get fit and learn skills that will help you in many aspects of your life.

Darren Sutzer

Individual Needs

There are not a lot of teachers these days that will work with their students that have “disabilities”, but Sensei Russell was able to show me different ways to do throws or holds to accommodate mine!

Katherine Cottingham

Years of Fun

My daughter has tried multiple sports throughout the years. Each time she enjoyed the sport for a few practice sessions and then had to be forced to complete the season. When she asked to try karate I agreed under the conditions that she had to complete a year. Fourteen months [now three years!] later and she still loves going to class!

Rese Stevens

Conveniently Located In Madison

1604 Slaughter Rd, Madison, AL 35758

Nowhere Quite Like Spirit Made Steel

You'll get a great workout and learn practical self defense. You'll make great new friends. Most of all, you'll have a blast doing it.