Who we are…

With mutual welfare and respect… Lion’s Way Martial Arts has been teaching the best martial arts has to offer in the Kent, WA area since 1998.

Our comprehensive program covers punching, kicking, throwing, submission grappling and weapons. For Adults, we offer SAMBO (also called CAMBO) a Russian Style of martial arts consisting primarily of Judo and Submission Grappling. For Children and Teenagers, we offer age appropriate classes in a traditional martial arts environment that includes Karate, kickboxing and CAMBO.

No matter what you are looking for we can help you achieve your goals, give you the highest quality training and have fun while doing it!


  • 5-24-2024

    Friday! Reminder, we have a 3-day weekend because of Memorial Day! Have a fantastic weekend!

  • 5-23-2024

    Two things today –

    1 – Monday May 27th is Memorial Day! No classes on Monday! We will be back to the full schedule on Tuesday!

    2 – Adults, time is closing in! Our open Open Enrollment for our SAMBO (also called CAMBO) class is currently active. While our children and teens classes are open year round for new students, our adult class is a private training group. We only accept new students in the SAMBO class during February, June and October. You must preregister before starting and the window is only open from June 3rd to the 24th. Contact us for more detailed information!

  • Monday!

    Monday! On Friday I said we have about 2 weeks till testing, oops. Sorry about that, it actually looks like we have 3 weeks till testing for children and teens! I forgot because of the way the days fall that the first Friday of June is the 7th this time. Use that extra week to your advantage! We’ll make it a great test!

    Adults, however, you only have 2 weeks to go! Our open Open Enrollment for our SAMBO (also called CAMBO) class is currently active. While our children and teens classes are open year round for new students, our adult class is a private training group. We only accept new students in the SAMBO class during February, June and October. You must preregister before starting and the window is only open from June 3rd to the 24th. Contact us for more detailed information!

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  • 5-17-2024

    Friday! Gotta to love a good Friday, especially when it comes off such a great week of training! We’re about 2 weeks out from belt testing for children and teens! If you’re going to be ready, start sharpening up those last-minute skills.

    Reminder for Adults: Our open Open Enrollment for our SAMBO (also called CAMBO) class is currently active. While our children and teens classes are open year round for new students, our adult class is a private training group. We only accept new students in the SAMBO class during February, June and October. You must preregister before starting and the window is only open from June 3rd to the 24th. Contact us for more detailed information!

    Have a fabulous weekend!

  • Adults Open Registration

    Adults, are you ready to start working on your goals? Have fun, get in shape and learn to protect yourself! A great opportunity is coming!

    While our children and teen classes are open year round for new students, our adult class operates as a closed training group. That means we only have open enrollment three times a year! February, June and October. Now accepting registration for the June Open Enrollment, which will last from June 3rd to the 24th.

    So our next open enrollment is here! Our CAMBO (also called SAMBO) class, Russian style throwing, submission grappling, striking and self defense, has what you need. A no ego atmosphere dedicated to training. Classes are capped at 10 students, ensuring personalized attention from our experienced instructors. A great learning environment for those new to CAMBO or those looking to up their previous training.

    Contact us today for more detailed information and how to reserve your spot! Message us here or e-mail us directly info@lionsway.us 

    We look forward to training with you!

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