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Due to the weather, USA Martial Arts & Fitness will be closed tonight for Little Dragons and Kickboxing. There is no make up day this week for Little Dragons. Stay safe and enjoy the snow!

"Attitude is Everything"

Training with

Respect....Discipline....& Hard Work


"If it doesn't challenge you, doesn't change you."




USA Martial Arts & Fitness is located at 238 E. Broad Street in Tamaqua, PA. and specializes in self defense instruction for all ages, starting at age four.

USA-MA also offers Fitness Kickboxing, a high energy fitness program, designed to get you in the best shape ever! Fitness Boot Camps are also scheduled throughout the year and present an intense, challenging workout.

Shihan Jon Bonner, Director of Training and eighth degree black belt, is also a nationally certified Personal Trainer through SCW Fitness, and holds certifications in Fitness Kickboxing, Group Fitness, Strength Training, Body Toning, Kid Fitness, and Aqua Fitness.


USA Martial Arts & Fitness offers a practical, effective, martial arts program geared towards street survival. It incorporates Ju Jitsu and Karate, and effectively trains students against street attacks, including defenses against a multitude of attacks from punches, grabs, chokes, and weapons.


Our highly qualified staff of Black Belts will take you through a process of learning to defend oneself against individuals as well as multiple opponents, including attackers with knives, clubs, and guns.

Our program also emphasizes respect, self discipline, and increases confidence and self esteem. 

From our "bully-proof" program to our "street combat" approach, our goal is to train you to defend yourself in a completely safe you the skills, ability, and confidence to handle any situation........WE BUILD CHARACTER!!!



4:00PM Children's Class (Ages 6-8)

5:00PM Children's Class (Ages 6-8)

6:00PM Junior Beginner & Intermediate (Ages 9-12)


4:30PM Little Dragons Class (Ages 4-5) (off for Summer)

5:15PM Little Dragons Class (Ages 4-5) (off for Summer)

6:00PM Fitness Kickboxing


5:00PM Children's Class (Ages 6-8)

5:45PM Junior Brown Belt Class

6:30PM Black Belt Class


6:00PM Fitness Kickboxing


Boot Camps (when scheduled)


Special Seminars when scheduled

Fitness Kickboxing

Join in on our Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Fitness Kickboxing's fun, ....intense,......and guaranteed to get you RESULTS!!!!

Fitness Kickboxing is a non stop, high energy, total body workout all done to upbeat, motivating music.

The class is a combination of cardio and toning designed to get you and keep you in the best shape ever!!! Classes meet at 6PM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Saturday morning at 9AM.






"A look back at the past year as well as upcoming future events and activities"

Also, click on the page tabs (top-left) for more information, photos, program descriptions, staff profiles, and prices on all of our classes.

......and now the NEWS!!!!



2023 Kickboxing

Turkey Burn



USA-MA hosted it's annual "Turkey Burn" on Thanksgiving morning November 16 at 9AM. !!.....Full class and AWESOME way to start the day!

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Recent USA-MA Black Belt Tests


                                     Our newest Black Belts: Vitaily, Jared , and John

                                   Cayden Kane promoted to Second Degree Black Belt



& Ice Cream Party

Held at Heisler's Dairy Bar!!!

USA-MA held it's annual Outdoor Seminar & Ice Cream Party. Every summer, USA-MA holds it's annual outdoor seminar which includes a Drills Session, and a Weapon's Session, along with an "ice cream sundae" time following the seminar. The weather was great and the seminar was awesome! Here are a few pics!!

The seminar was taught by Shihan Jon Bonner and.......Special "THANKS" to the USA-MA Black Belt Instructors that assisted with the seminar....Lukas Andrews, Ed Kane, and Dan Henninger.

                                  Photos are from the 2023 seminar! 


Way of the Warrior


    Nunchaku Seminar: Summer of 2023

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Board Breaking Seminar

Held at USA-MA

A "Board Breaking" seminar was held at USA Martial Arts & Fitness on two consecutive Thursday evenings in March. The first night included instruction, with members of the Beginner Class making their first break. During the second night, the classes were given the opportunity to make multiple breaks, all done to music, while "showing off" to the audience! Both evenings included a Beginner Class, an Intermediate Class and an Advanced Class, with each class learning new and more challenging breaks. The seminar was conducted by Shihan Jon Bonner with the assistance of USA-MA black belt instructors.

And now for some pics from the seminar!!!


     Pics from 2023 Seminar



Little Dragons

Martial Art Classes for Ages 4 and 5 years old


Call to register....570-778-6970

Our Little Dragon classes meet on Tuesdays, with classes at 4:30PM and 5:15PM.

Along with learning all of their self defense basics, the Dragon Classes also complete other units on fire safety, bully prevention, water safety, teamwork, balance, coordination, survival skills, along wth character building skills such as self discipline, attitude, focus, and respect, just to name a few.


December 2023 Little Dragon

Belt Stripe Night



The Little Dragons completed their requirements for their Belt Stripes on Tuesday December 19, 2023. Their test included a demonstration of their martial art skills. All of our Little Dragons successfully completed the requirements! Congratulations!!!



"Smok'in Hot Workout"



"full house and turn'in up the heat..."

Energized with the light show........ 

Join in on our Tuesday & Thursday Fitness Kickboxing's fun,....intense,......and guaranteed to get you RESULTS!!!! Come in and work out with our energized, motivating staff of instructors, Amanda, Katryna, Sheryl, and Karissa. You'll be in the best shape of your life........"If you want results....then train like it." Call us for your FREE trial class!!! Call 570-778-6970

Kickboxing Classes every Tuesday & Thursday at 6PM!!!!!!! Everyone Welcome!!! 

Give us 3 months and we'll give you your best body ever!!!


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