MARTIAL ARTS FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

The Center for Martial Arts proudly serving Encinitas & Carmel Valley since 1993

The Center for Martial Arts has Classes in Encinitas & Carmel Valley, Perfect for Kids, Teens, and Adults Martial Arts Lessons.

Who we Are And why You Should Train Here

Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members. We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.

We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life..

Get To Know Our World Class Instructors

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Mark Pattison

Owner / Senior Master Instructor

Master Pattison strives to empower through action by utilizing the martial arts as a tool to aid in the development of all.

Rank History:
Tang Soo Do
Cho(1st) Dan – United Martial Arts Federation – 1989
Cho(1st) Dan Cross Rank – The Educational Martial Arts System – 1990
Ee(2nd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 1991
Sam(3rd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 1994
Sa(4th) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 1999
O(5th) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2004
Yuk(6th) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2012
Yuk(6th) Dan Cross Rank – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Assoc. – 2015
Chil(7th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2018

Other Martial Arts Ranks & Awards:
Ee(2nd) Dan – English Judo Association & Related Martial Arts – 1992
Ee(2nd) Dan – World Taekwondo Headquarters Kukkiwon – 1993
Tactical Master Instructor – CDT Personal Protection Training – 2002

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Danielle Page-Pattison

Master Instructor

Master Page-Pattison is an Instructor at our Encinitas location and currently holds the rank of 5th Dan, Sa Bom or Master.

Rank History:
Cho(1st) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2005
Ee(2nd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2007
Sam(3rd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2010
Sa(4th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2017
Oh(5th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2022

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Dwayne Smith

Master Instructor

Master Smith is an Instructor at our Encinitas location and currently holds the rank of 4th Dan, Sa Bom or Master.

Rank History:
Cho(1st) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2007
Ee(2nd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2009
Sam(3rd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2012
Sa(4th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2017

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David Lam

Owner / Senior Master Instructor

Master Lam is an Instructor at our Encinitas location and currently holds the rank of 4th Dan, Sa Bom or Master.

Rank History:
Cho(1st) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2008
Ee(2nd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2010
Sam(3rd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2013
Sa(4th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2018

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Cheryl Smith

Master Instructor

Master Smith is an Instructor at both our Encinitas and Carmel Valley locations and currently holds the rank of 4th Dan, Sa Bom or Master. She started her Martial Arts journey in Connecticut with The West Haven Academy of Karate in 2004. In 2006 she moved to California along with her husband Dwayne (Now a 4th Dan Master) and her two children, Madyson (3rd Dan Black Belt) and Tyler (2nd Dan Black Belt).

She enjoyed being a stay at home Mom while moving thru the ranks with her family at CMA. To further gain experience as a Martial Artist she began to assist in various classes at CMA and in the After School Enrichment Program when she was a Black Belt Candidate.

Rank History:
Cho(1st) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2009
Ee(2nd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2011
Sam(3rd) Dan – The Educational Martial Arts System – 2014
Sa(4th) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2018

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Nathan Troeber

Instructor

Mr. Troeber is an Instructor at both our Encinitas and Carmel Valley locations and currently holds the rank of 3rd Dan, Instructor.

Rank History:
Cho(1st) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2015
Ee(2nd) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2017
Sam(3rd) Dan – Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Association – 2020

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Paulo Fernando Augusto

6th degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt

About Paulo: Paulo Fernando founded San Diego Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in 1997 when he arrived in San Diego. He has been teaching the San Diego Community for the last 23 years – 2000 to 2003 Mr. Fernando was the head coach for the Marine Corps in Camp Pendleton – 2000 to 2002 Mr. Fernando was the head coach for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at the Navy base on 32nd street – San Diego – Mr. Fernando is a 6th degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Carlson Gracie Senior, IBJJF, FPJJ and a 6th Degree judo Black belt under IJF International Judo Federation, USA Judo, USJA Judo Mr. Fernando graduated International business at São Paulo State university in 1993. Full scholarship In judo.

More: Paulo Augusto was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1970 When he was only four years old Paulo saw a judo class at the YMCA and asked his mom to sign him up soon Paulo’s older brother, Carlos, and sister, Valeria, were practicing Judo as well. Paulo, the youngest of the three, loved going to judo classes and has never stopped.
Jiu-Jitsu Becomes New Passion Paulo’s love for the “Gentle art” led to quick success. He received his first-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1991 from Masters Otavio de Almeida Jr. and Roberto Moreira Lage. The second degree followed in 1996 3rd degree in 2002 and his 4th degree black belt from Carlson Gracie Senior November, 2005. Mr. Augusto, won several local, State and National Tournaments as well. From 1986 to 1997 Paulo was BJJ Sao Paulo State champion for 6 years, successfully competed in the prestigious 2nd and 4th Pan American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and, 1997 world Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament

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