Steve DeMasco's Martial Arts Needham

Best Martial Arts In Needham, MA

Get ready to unleash your potential at Steve DeMasco’s Martial Arts Needham, MA! At SDDS Martial Arts, our highly trained instructors are here to provide you with the best martial arts training that will boost your confidence and strengthen your mind and body. Whether you’re just starting out or already have some experience, our classes are designed to cater to your individual needs. As an added bonus, you’ll have a blast every step of the way!

Prepare yourself for life-changing moments as you master powerful self-defense skills and elevate your fitness levels with our diverse curriculum. We’re not just teaching martial arts; we’re empowering you to become the best version of yourself! Join our community, and together, we will push our limits, overcome any obstacles, and conquer every challenge that comes our way. Your journey to greatness starts here!

teen martial arts student performing flying side kick

First Lesson FREE with SDSS Martial Arts Needham

Find out why so many of our students start their journey with us, and why so many have stayed for years!  Schedule your FREE introductory lesson using this form. 

Convenient Location

Welcome to SDSS Martial Arts Needham, MA, just 10 miles from downtown Boston. Our martial arts studio offers top-quality classes in a welcoming, family-style setting. Geared towards boosting your confidence and overall fitness, our classes are in a safe, clean, and energetic space. Become a part of our welcoming group, where you’ll not only master essential self-defense techniques but also revel in the excitement of martial arts at a dojo conveniently located near you. Check us out and experience firsthand how your life will be transformed.

Build Confidence, Discipline, and Self Defense

Experience what it feels like to reach your full potential with our one-of-a-kind SDSS Life Skills Program. Dive deep into the five core principles that lay the groundwork for our training: Shaolin Discipline, Shaolin Self Control, Shaolin Respect, Shaolin Honesty, and Shaolin Patience. Our exceptional instructors, brimming with talent and enthusiasm, are committed to directing you on an individual journey toward enhanced fitness, increased self-assurance, and mastery of essential self-defense abilities. Be a part of our tight-knit community at SDSS Martial Arts in Needham, MA, and discover the unstoppable force within you.

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Balance and Presence 

Defend yourself on every level.

We know that martial arts is about more than just defending yourself physically – it’s about building emotional strength and being able to protect others, too. Our programs are designed for everyone, from kids as young as four to adults who want to learn advanced techniques. We’ve got the best self-defense system around, so you know you’re in good hands. Here at SDDS Martial Arts, you will experience the feeling of empowerment, community, and personal growth.

Convenient Times

At SDSS Martial Arts in Needham, MA, we understand how tough it can be to juggle work, family, and all the everyday stuff. That’s why we’re here to help you prioritize fitness and self-defense – and make it easy. Our class schedule is super flexible, so you can easily fit training into your busy life. We’re all about focusing on you and your needs, creating a tight-knit community of strong individuals who value discipline and personal growth. Join us on this amazing journey, and you’ll see your self-defense and fitness goals become a reality, even with your jam-packed schedule.


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Something for Everyone

We truly understand the incredible impact martial arts can have on every person’s life, regardless of age. Our expert instructors don’t just teach you the techniques; they create a tight-knit community of determined individuals who learn self-defense and enjoy every moment. Our classes are customized specifically for you and take into account your abilities and background. This guarantees rapid advancement while ensuring every step of your journey is engaging and invigorating.

Get in touch

Steve DeMasco's Martial Arts Needham


907 Great Plain Ave
Needham, MA 02494

Contact Us

Phone: 781-400-1452

Our Hours

Monday – Thursday, 12-8

Friday 12-6

Saturday 9-1