Pineville / Matthews Best Martial Arts SCHOOL

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Family Martial Arts
in Pineville / Matthews

The perfect family activity! Families bond over shared challenges, fun activities and games, and deep life lessons. Our family martial arts classes in Pineville / Matthews aren't just about powerful self-defense… or an amazing workout… It’s about a way of life that your family will treasure.


Birthday Parties
in Pineville / Matthews

Stop trying to reinvent the wheel, Birthday parties should be fun, not a ton of work! Enjoy watching your kids have fun!


Summer Camp
in Pineville / Matthews

This summer, give your child an experience they won't forget.
Martial arts changes lives.


why CHOOSE UpLevel Pineville / Matthews?

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 in Pineville / Matthews. 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.

"The instructors are very friendly and professional with great family values. It’s also a place where we have made great friendships."

Martial Arts School | UpLevel Martial Arts Pineville & Matthews

"This place really sees the student, child or adult, for who they are and takes the time to care about them as a person and bring out their best."

"Mr. Chad are incredibly patient, friendly and hard working. We thoroughly enjoy every class and look forward to the ongoing pursuit for black belt excellence!"

"So thankful they did. It got her moving during a time when our four walls seem to close in on us!"

"I really appreciate all the dedication, hard work, and persistence they put into each student and community member at Uplevel!"

"The leaders and instructors love my children and have taught them so much. Confidence, leadership, discipline and martial arts."

"UpLevel Martial Arts has been amazing for my family. Mrs. Dyson and Mr. Biller are amazing instructors that care for their students."

About our programs

Family Martial Arts
in Pineville / Matthews

Parents LOVE our Pineville / Matthews Kids Martial Arts program because it teaches not only self defense, but also vital life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch your child's confidence flourish and their grades improve with this awesome Child Greatness program.


Birthday Parties
in Pineville / Matthews

When we say we have the best birthday parties in Pineville / Matthews, we mean it. Give your child the perfect party, while you enjoy a stress free day. Your child will thank you later, we guarantee it!


Summer Camp
in Pineville / Matthews

Discover why parents in Pineville / Matthews love our Kids Martial Arts Summer Camps. Give your child an experience they won't forget. Martial arts changes lives.


Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers about our Martial Arts Programs

We find that our students become more confident to stand up to bullies and have more humility and kindness to others through their martial arts lessons.

We encourage parents to watch their children in their kids martial arts lessons. We love parents getting involved! And so do their kids.  Even better… join into some of our martial arts classes for adults. Your kids will love that you have something in common. It will build a strong family bond!

Additionally, if you wanted some ‘me-time’?  Simply drop them off, and go grab a coffee.  They will greet you with a huge smile when you return, because they had SO much fun!

No, not at all! We find that people start at varying fitness levels. But, you will find that you do get fit by doing our Pineville / Matthews martial arts classes. Isn’t that the point though? A fun workout that gets results!

Truthfully, the journey to black belt is an individual one. Everyone can progress at a different pace. There is no judgement on students for how long it does take. What we can tell you, is that it is SO WORTHWHILE! 

The self defense skills you will master can truly be life-saving!
However, the other benefits of striving for black belt, like perseverance, never giving up, commitment and self discipline lead to life-long success.

You will find that your instructors at UpLevel Martial Arts Pineville / Matthews are dedicated to helping you on your journey to black belt or whatever your personal goal may be.

We do only have a certain amount of space in our martial arts training area.  Take advantage of our limited time offer… The fastest way is to fill in the form. 

Additionally, you can always call us, we would love to chat with you about what we do, and if our Pineville / Matthews martial arts classes would be a great fit for you and your family!

Make sure you wear comfortable clothes you can do sport in!  Not really suitable to practice kicks in a skirt.😳

Be sure to bring a water bottle to your martial arts classes. You will find UpLevel Martial Arts in Pineville / Matthews has martial arts classes for kids and adults that are a great workout and lots of fun! Most students are grinning from ear to ear by the end of the class. I am sure you will be too!

Not at all. In fact, many students starting in our adult martial arts classes would describe themselves like that before they started. So you will fit right in!

Give yourself some time, and you will be astounded at how much you improve!  You’ll find that our very experienced martial arts instructors, are trained to keep their teaching simple. So even the most uncoordinated person will develop ‘ninja-like’ skills! Come see for yourself!

UpLevel Martial Arts

Pineville / Matthews

We’re located at 9217 Baybrook Ln G, stop by and say hello!