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1600 Kentucky St., B4, Bellingham, WA 98229

About Shayne Simpson's Martial Arts in Bellingham, WA

Meet Shayne Simpson

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Shayne Simpson's Martial Arts in Bellingham
Black Belt

Shayne Simpson’s Martial Arts & Fitness is hands down one of the BEST choices you can make if you want to get incredibly fit, learn powerful self-defense and have great fun. We focus on your personal fitness goals by helping you get in the best shape of your life, improve your self-image and confidence, and learn highly effective self-defense skills.

Shayne Simpson’s Martial Arts & Fitness appeals to families from ALL walks of life, as we strive to improve people’s lives with the modern practice and timeless wisdom of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and Mixed Martial Arts.

Our students walk through our doors with a variety of different experiences and backgrounds with the goal of becoming better versions of themselves and reaching their full potential. 

Beginners Encouraged & Welcome! We have classes your whole family can take part in. You do not have to be a top athlete or in peak shape to take our classes. Our programs are designed for ALL ages, shapes, sizes and fitness levels and our awesome instructors will work with you at whatever level you are to help you achieve your goals.

Martial arts training is an EXCELLENT way for you and your kids to improve your body, mind, and spirit as you gain…

  • Tremendous focus, great listening skills & a longer attention span
  • Total body strength, fitness and flexibility
  • Soaring courage and confidence
  • Greater respect for self & others
  • An “I got this” attitude and awesome follow through skills

Martial arts training not only offers a great physical workout, but it disciplines your mind and connects you with your spirit. We don’t just teach you and your kids how to fight, kick and punch; we also help you understand the deeper concepts of martial arts, which make you more precise and efficient in your practice. Our goal is to EMPOWER you with the ability to appreciate and enjoy the art, both on and off the mats.

You’d think that all these awesome benefits would cost a fortune, right? Maybe they do at other schools, but definitely not here. You’ll get world-class training with PRICELESS benefits at a super affordable price. It’s an investment in yourself – physically, mentally and spiritually.

Don’t miss the CRAZY-LOW Web Special going on right now! It’s 100% RISK-FREE and for a Limited Time Only! Classes fill up fast because it’s such an awesome deal so be sure to sign up now!

Do you want your child to have some effective BULLY-PROOF skills, become more aware of other people and their surroundings, develop conflict resolution skills and have the courage and confidence to use self-defense techniques, if necessary? Your child will get all that and more at Shayne Simpson’s Martial Arts & Fitness.

We have a professionally designed curriculum that offers easy to understand lessons that are well-planned so that all students progress, achieve and feel successful. You’ll see smiles galore and lots of high fives and fist bumps here because it’s such a FUN and EXCITING place to be!

The instructors here are simply the BEST – positive, friendly and encouraging! They are highly qualified and experienced… and they know how to teach kids and teens at a level they “get.”  

They and the other students will make you feel like part of our family… like you belong here. You’ll feel proud of all your accomplishments and happy that you made an excellent decision to improve your life through the martial arts.

Come join our awesome family of martial artists and see for yourself how you can get unbelievably fit, acquire life skills for success and get more VALUE for your money here. We can't wait to train with you and cheer you on every time you accomplish something big or small.  See you soon!

Head Instructors

Shayne Simpson is the co-owner and Master Instructor. He has lived and breathed martial arts since he was four years old. He took his first martial arts lesson from his uncles at the age of four in 1970, and has been studying Kenpo since 1986 and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 1994.

He holds a 4th degree Black Belt in Kenpo and has trained in Kenpo and other styles of martial arts with many of the most revered practitioners in the world.

Mr. Simpson enjoys sharing his vast array of expertise and wisdom, gained through many years of training, with the students who share our training floors.

Penny Simpson is the co-owner, New Student Coordinator and Office Manager. Mrs. Penny is a 1st Degree Black belt in Kenpo and has been training in it since 1993, while also training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 1995.

She has a great love for the martial arts and the positive effects it has on people’s lives. Mrs. Penny specializes in women’s self-defense, helping to keep them safe from harm.

How to Get Started

Come join our Bellingham, WA Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kids Martial Arts, Fitness Kickboxing, Adult Self Defense, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Summer Camp, and Mixed Martial Arts. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (360) 734-5118 if you have any further questions. Shayne Simpson's Martial Arts hopes to speak with you soon!

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