A 2010 research project for children with autism, conducted by the physical therapy department of the University of Wisconsin, found that in the course of learning martial arts, kids with autism and on the spectrum essentially come out of their shells and grew more socially assertive and cooperative. They exhibited better balance, motor coordination, and eye contact was improved and play skills were further developed.

Sifu Carlos and his assistant Daniele, who is also a parent of a down syndrome/autistic child, will develop the classes according to your child’s abilities. With consistency, structure, individualized instruction, positive reinforcement, fun, and constant goal setting to help your child progress. Martial arts help improve their balance, coordination, interaction, discipline, and comprehension skills!

The benefits of the program are abundant not only for the students but for the parents, giving them a sense of belonging somewhere without being judged! Our goals are for the children to have fun as they learn at their own pace without pressure!

Kung Fu Special Needs

By Appointment

Private Class


Complex physical activities such as martial arts have proven to strengthen the brain’s neural networks, helping kids improve their focus and self-control. This can be especially beneficial for kids with ADD/ADHD.


Belt testing provides an excellent exercise for kids in learning how to set and achieve goals. Their self-esteem will continue to rise with each accomplishment as they watch their hard work pay off.


Martial Arts help those with special needs build a solid foundation for adulthood by instilling a positive mental attitude and a standard fo high goal-setting.


At Boca Raton Martial Arts, it is our mission to help you raise a confident, focused leader with the life-transforming experience that is martial arts. We focus on the personal development aspect of martial arts, not just self-defense moves. Our instructors are all certified black belts, qualified, and professionally trained to teach martial arts. Our facility is always clean and features a viewing area for parents, as well as matted floors throughout.

Our Pre-School program is ages 3-6, while Pre-Teens is for ages 7-12.

One of our instructors will call you to discuss your event and secure your date, or you may call the school directly.

Our martial arts classes’ primary goal is to make sure our students have fun in a playful, safe environment. Come and see a class for yourself – the kids have a blast and our instructors do too.

We offer month-to-month memberships, as well as savings on longer plans.

At Boca Raton Martial Arts, it is our mission to help raise a confident, focused leader with the life-transforming experience that is martial arts. While martial arts can be used for self-defense if necessary, our goal is to instill discipline and we do not condone or encourage fighting of any kind between students.

No, our classes are a good mix of boys and girls of all fitness levels. Beginners train alongside some of the more experienced kids, helping each other out in a fun team environment.