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Carol A Anthony reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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My daughter's 7 year old birthday party was so much fun for the kids and adults also. Mr Ron Russo was so funny and the kids love him.

Melissa Wintle Davy reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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My two children (10 and 11 years old) and I have been training at Mastery for 6 years. Training has transformed from an activity to a lifestyle for all 3 of us. Mastery goes far beyond the stereotypical "kicking and punching" of martial arts training and instills the principles of mental and social development in conjunction with physical training. I see the benefits of this holistic approach in not only my children, but also in myself as we apply Mastery's lessons to our daily lives. Becoming Mastery students has been one of the best decisions my husband and I have ever made for our family.

Karen Hilton reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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What started out as a whim has now become a full blown obsession. My daughter and I have met amazing people on this journey at Mastery Martial Arts in Cranston to our black belts. The instructors have a great way with kids, have a sense of humor, and know how to hold your attention and motivate. They focus on so much more than the physical aspect of the sport. We have thoroughly enjoyed all of the challenges our training has presented and would highly recommend this Academy to anyone interested in enjoying family and friend time and creating a better "you".

Linda Tellier reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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4 seasons of family time, fitness, positive role models, strong values, good friends. 7 members of our family, aged 3-48 attend. And each one of us is benefiting from the challenge as we become stronger mentally and physically.

Kate Finegan Popowich reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
5
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My daughter felt so at home here after an awesome birthday party for a friend, that we now drive from Pawtucket because it's worth every moment!

Meagan Sharum reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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When we decided to sign up for our family package with Mastery I was thinking... sure! I'll do some Kick boxing classes.. My Husband decided he wanted to try out karate with the kids... so since everyone was doing karate I decided to join as well.. Due to lack of confidence I was not very sure about how great I would do in the class. After a couple classes I started realizing.. not only are these classes amazing for my children's confidence but my own as well. We have all been with Mastery for about 2 months now and we couldn't see ourselves NOT doing this together as a family. We feel welcome at Mastery MA we feel like we have a connection to the instructors, friendships with our peers. Its all just a normal routine now that we just couldnt not have in our weekly schedule. Not only is Mastery amazing for our family but its great for me and my husband as well. Not only are we partners for many of our Karate classes but we also get a free night to ourselves once a month during parents night out. A day where we can feel comfortable bringing our children to be watched after by Mastery so we can have time to ourselves.. If you are looking for something for your children or even your whole family to partake in. Give Mastery MA a try... Its absolutely amazing.

Holly Ann Salerno reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
5
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We signed our son up about a year ago in hopes that we would make some progress in his behavioral issues, like discipline, respect and focus. His behavior at home has surely improved, and a few months ago I joined him on the mat. We love doing this together. It's a great workout, and it teaches so many great skills, not just for kids!

Tiara Wynkoop-Hill reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
5
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Awesome staff, super helpful and positive. They make sure students are doing well at home and school as well! Not to mention parents night out every other month

Shawn Patrick Fargen reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
5
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This is a MUST STOP for all families😁in Johnston. The team here is amazing. There is an immediate feeling of "family" within all ranks. I highly recommend!!🥋

Veronica Sandoval-Freenor reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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This is by far the greatest investment we've made toward out daughters future. The leadership program is helping her become more confident in herself. She's having so much fun doing something she never thought she could do. Thank you to all the staff members for your encouragement and support.

Susy Jauregui reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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After doing a research and checking out numerous places we are so happy to have chosen Mastery for our son. Amazing atmosphere, great leaders and role models is what we see each at each class. There's a difference between doing a job and being passionate about something, that's what makes the difference here, the passion to share what they know. Looking forward to the day our son becomes a black belt and all the memories he's making here!

Lee Beauchamp reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
5
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Me and my son take class here and it has changed or lives!!! Really great experience!! And teaches u about life skills and self defense and lots more.if you have the chance take a class you will see.. And a special thanks the mr. Pezzillo and his team!

Damian Walsh reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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My son Jayden has been a part of this program a little over a month, and already we see an improvement in his effort, self esteem, and discipline. He feels good leaving karate and we couldn't be happier with the amazing staff! They don't give hand-outs to the kids like everything else;, however they're always acknowledged and positively reinforced encouraging them to do their best all the time! 5 stars

Wade Richmond reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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Just did my granddaughter's 7th birthday party here today ... And they did a GREAT job!! Very friendly, kids loved it, and a very positive message runs throughout everything they did. Highly recommend it!!

Patricia Franco DiPaolo reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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After having struggled for a number of years to get our son active & involved in an organized sport, we finally found something that he LOVES. Our child has ADHD & learning disabilities and not to mention is very shy & lacked self confidence. I was afraid that he would have a hard time keeping focus & wanting to quit. That was not the case here. I've never seen him so focused & excited. I commend Master West's dedication to all his students. He takes pride in each & everyone at all levels & all ages. His leadership skills have captured our sons full attention & after only a short time we already find his confidence building. He may not have perfected the forms yet, but he does not quit & knows he WILL get there. Not to mention the leadership class was the best decision we could have made. I couldn't believe my eyes, when after only a couple classes he is volunteering to lead the class. I couldn't be more proud of how much he's already accomplished & couldn't be more thankful & impressed with Master West & his MIT's for the great leadership skills & role models they are to all their students.

Jesse Thomas reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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You want to see respect, confidence and leadership? I saw a seven year old kid get up in front of a room full of people of all ages and, without hesitation, stand tall and yell orders for the room to follow. He then volunteered several times to demonstrate the knowledge of his art in front of everybody. This same seven year old kid then proceeded to recite from memory a lengthy creed, which the room repeated after him. His acceptance of his mistakes and his willingness to keep trying till he gets it perfect is a testimonial to his ongoing transformation. This seven year old is my son...the place that deserves the credit: Mastery Martial Arts - Smithfield.
Thanks to Chief Instructor Ryan West, and his whole staff of instructors.

Daniel Pires reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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When I first took my 5 year old daughter to Mastery Martial Arts Smithfield I was looking for her took get active and make some new friends but what I and my daughter received was so much more , it's a very active class , she has made many new friends but she has also learned that with hard work come the rewards, my daughter absolutely loves it she has been at it for 2 years and is now preparing for her apprentice black belt all with the help from Mr Ryan West

Lois Macdonald reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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We started a trial session and just signed up for classes after the trial is done. 2 classes in my husband and i love what it's doing for our son. Hoping to continue to be able to take our son and see him blossom more.

Janelle McCabe Reed reviewed Mastery Martial Arts
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We just moved to the area and my husband found this place close to our home. They currently are both taking karate and LOVE IT! I cannot say enough positive things about Mastery. Mr. West always points out not only the positive, but guides the kids to do better and keep trying. It's great to see the teenagers in there helping the kids too. All the staff is great! (Obviously we love this place.) If you're looking for a place that will not only challenge your children but place them into a "family" this is def the spot!

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The History of Mastery Martial Arts

30 years ago, I was a 19-year-old assistant instructor, working with children in a martial arts program. We spent our days training kids from all walks of life to become confident, strong, disciplined and proud of their varied accomplishments. One student in particular, however, had a profound impact on me. A mother brought her son in for his first lesson. He had a swollen eye and a visibly bruised ego. Being bullied at school had left Jason with low self-esteem and he was feeling pretty sorry for himself when he came in. His mom had realized that a drastic change needed to happen in Jason’s life and felt that self-defense training would help him to step into his power.

Within minutes of working with him, I noticed that he was struggling with the same things that many of the kids his age were facing – a lack of confidence and the inability to stand up tall and take ownership of his unique traits and abilities. As we worked through the lesson, I witnessed a transformation before my eyes. He began to open up, was more comfortable smiling and started to realize that he could empower himself to be more than what he was feeling at the time.

In that moment, I realized the full extent of the role that Mastery Martial Arts could play in the lives of every child in our community.

That was It.

I realized that we would create a Martial Arts program that supported parents and families that would be designed to help them raise Strong, Confident leaders for life. How we could use Mastery as a vehicle to give kids the mentorship, support and guidance and become a Black Belt Leader for life.

The truth is that it’s not easy being a parent. Every child has their own unique needs and struggles and there is, unfortunately, no one-size-fits-all parenting blueprint. One thing we know for sure is that, as a parent, you want the best for your child. You want them to be capable, self-assured and assertive, leading fulfilled, happy and independent lives. But with growing pressures like navigating social media, increased homework load and trying to fit in with friends as well as common stressors like peer pressure, a fast-changing body and negative thought patterns, your child needs a way to develop healthy coping mechanisms to deal with life’s demands and challenges.

 

With so many different programs and courses currently available, deciding what’s best for your child can be overwhelming. Much of the content on offer is costly, ineffective in the long-run and unsustainable for a child to maintain.

The Mastery Leadership Program is designed to help you prepare your child for success in a challenging world. Focusing on achieving holistic wellbeing, Mastery cultivates mental toughness, emotional maturity, boundless compassion and advanced leadership skills to ensure that your child learns how to refuse to be a victim and grabs hold of their future with confidence and passion. Formulated to create highly-effective young leaders, the Leadership Program has its foundation in the powerful benefits of martial arts and now incorporates intelligence, called Dojo Genius, into the training methodology. In this way, we can effectively teach children to recognize patterns that exist in the world and show them how to create new and improved ones in imaginative, mathematical ways.

 

We also enhanced the training by addressing fundamental issues that are concerns for all parents such as what would inspire a child, what level of challenge would be appropriate, how to reward and celebrate milestones constructively and how to involve parents in transformations.  Adding 6 essential life skills to our curriculum and formulating the Leadership Triangle Methodology, we’ve mastered the secret to molding a shy, insecure child into someone who could confidently lead a class of 40, within a few months.

Mastery Leadership training. Helping our students learn to Communicate with the world.

 

Jason underwent a life-changing transformation and went on to become one of our first black belts. The exciting news is that and you have the opportunity to access the same insights and techniques with new and improved benefits in our Mastery Training Program, available today.

 

Mastery has transformed the lives of thousands of kids from a myriad of different backgrounds. With marital arts standing as the perfect training base due to the innate rewards and recognition system, the children love earning new belts and parents get to enjoy who their child is becoming in the process. Consolidating all of our top-rated techniques and methodologies, we’ve put together a brand-new 30-day training program, which will result in a noticeable difference in your child within weeks.

 

Here’s what you sign up for when you join the Mastery Martial Arts Leadership Program:

  • A child who consistently whispers to him/herself, “Yes I Can”
  • A confident leader who is not afraid to stand up for others and for what they believe in
  • A child who always tries their best and understands that failure is a chance to learn something new
  • An engaged child with focus, vitality and energy to pursue their passions in life
  • A child who knows how to problem-solve in logical and creative ways
  • A strong, healthy child who knows how to look after their body
  • A kind, compassionate and welcoming child who knows how to communicate openly

 

Click here to schedule a Discovery call with one of our staff members. After the call, we will schedule your child’s first Mastery experience. You’re invited to meet the staff, watch a class and see how your child enjoys the training!

 

If you’ve been searching for a way to involve your child in something positive, healthy and effective, then Mastery is perfect for you. Rigid enough to teach your child about discipline and boundaries but flexible enough to suit any background, experience and confidence level, the Program is for any child interested in making a lasting change in their life.

We look forward to helping your child become a Leader for Life.