• FEAR KNOT Martial Arts For Kidz in Elizabethtown, Lancaster, and Mechanicsburg PA: 866-885-6500

Teaching Martial Arts in Elizabethtown, Lancaster, and Mechanicsburg for more than 18 years

FEAR KNOT Martial Arts For Kidz provides self defense and children's character development programs in Elizabethtown, Lancaster, and Mechanicsburg. At FEAR KNOT Martial Arts For Kidz our purpose is to strengthen our students’ mental and physical abilities, teach valuable life skills, and create community leaders. Our dedicated family strives to support students meeting their goals, overcoming life challenges, making great choices, strengthening families, having fun, and maximizing their potential! To achieve our purpose, we have implemented programs that cater to the individual needs and interests of our community. Our age-appropriate and age-specific classes specifically target the physical and mental skills that are developing at each age group. We have great martial arts programs for the entire family! Contact Us to learn more and visit one of our locations to see the difference!

Children, Teen and Adult Martial Arts Classes

Little Ninjas

For 3 - 6 year olds

Imagine how less stressful your life would be if your child learned to make better decisions, to focus and pay attention, and follow the rules at home.

Karate Kidz

For 7 - 9 year olds

Picture the impact on your child when they learn concepts like Concentration, Perseverance, and Courage and how those skills will change their life!

Youth Self Defense

For 10 - 12 year olds

Teaching appropriate self defense skills, this traditional self defense program for our youth students develops confidence and discipline in a fun, safe training environment.

Adult Self Defense

For 13 years and older

Our adult self defense program was developed to meet the various needs of our teen and adult students. It doesn’t matter whether you’re here to learn self defense, get in better shape, lose weight, do something different, or to make new friends.

Karate Birthday Parties

It’s Different, Safe and FUN! Available to non-members and Fear Knot students, our Karate Birthday parties give children the chance to experience FEAR KNOT’s Children’s Character Development Programs in a party setting.

Summer Camps

Get ready for FUN! Our Karate Summer Camp offers child care organizations a unique field-trip opportunity for their children to experience FEAR KNOT's character development programs. And, the kids will have a great time!

Master Keith Wilkes

Master Wilkes began his Taekwondo training at the age of 15 within the International Taekwondo Federation in Denver, Colorado. A published author and speaker, he is one of the first 100 martial artists to pass the Instructor Certification requirements of the American Council on Martial Arts Instructor Certification program. Master Wilkes earned an A.S. in General Studies from Vincennes University in 1980 and a B.A. in Broadcast Communications with a minor in Psychology from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 1990. Besides the martial arts, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife.