Fourth Form Martial Arts Studio

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Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Fourth Form Martial Arts Studio specializes in instilling greater confidence and focus through the teaching of Uechi Ryu Karate. Whether you’re looking to become a black belt in our style or just stay in shape, we’re here to support you and help you meet your goals. Focused on community building, we strive to create a safe, positive environment for all of our members to learn and grow. We hope to see you at one of our classes soon!

Current Specials

New Year Special: Free gi (karate uniform) with purchase of an unlimited membership! Let us help you meet your fitness goals!
Not sure if karate is right for you? Contact us to schedule a free, one-on-one introductory class with our business owner, Sensei Allison!

Open House and Women's Self-Defense Demonstration

Come and meet our instructors for our upcoming Women’s Self-Defense series and get a small taste of what we teach! This event is free, but registration is requested since light refreshments will be provided. If you’d like to register, send us an email or give us a call!

Women's Self-Defense Series

Led by women, for women! This six-week series focuses on applied self-defense, from wrist grabs to weaponry. The series begins on February 3rd and runs through March 10th from 5pm-6pm. Cost is $10/session or $50 for the entire series. Space is limited, so sign up soon by contacting us via email or phone!

Events in February 2023

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 1, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 1, 2023

    All ages welcome. An open-floor class to work on rank skills.

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 1, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 1, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 1, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 1, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 2, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 2, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 2, 2023

    Thursday Weapons

    Thursday Weapons


    February 2, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 3, 2023

    Evening Karate by Appointment

    Evening Karate by Appointment


    February 3, 2023

    Call or email to schedule!

    Women's Self-Defense Series

    Women's Self-Defense Series


    February 3, 2023

    Planned and instructed by women, our women's self-defense series aims to empower with applicable self-defense techniques, from wrist grabs to knife threats.
    Cost per session: $10 for non-members, $5 for members, free for unlimited members
    Cost for entire series: $50 for non-members, $25 for regular members, free for unlimited members
    Topics for each session:
    2/3 - Posturing, distance, boundaries, general tips. This session is dedicated to practicing how not to look like a victim in the first place, how to make others aware of your boundaries, and how to be more alert in public.
    2/10 - Wrists, arm grabs, shoulders. This session is dedicated to anything involving your arms/shoulders.
    2/17 - Bear hugs, chokes, hair. This session is dedicated to situations such as hair pulling, bear hugs, and chokeholds (both from the front and from behind).
    2/24 - Groundwork. This session is dedicated to protecting yourself if you're taken to the ground.
    3/3 - Weapons. This session is dedicated to what to do in the face of a knife or a gun. We’ll also cover how to use common objects as improvised weapons.
    3/10 - Practicum. This is a 2-hour session dedicated to practicing everything we’ve learned over the course of the last 6 weeks. Please note that this session will be focused on review and application rather than instruction.
    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 3, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

  • Saturday Karate - Open Floor

    Saturday Karate - Open Floor


    February 4, 2023

    Come and work on what you'd like to work on! Less of a formal class and more open floor time. Open-ended.

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 4, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 6, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 6, 2023

    All ages welcome. A more formal class in which we cover the entirety of the curriculum up to the highest-ranked student.

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 6, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 6, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 6, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 6, 2023

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 7, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 7, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 7, 2023

    Tuesday Weapons

    Tuesday Weapons


    February 7, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 8, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 8, 2023

    All ages welcome. An open-floor class to work on rank skills.

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 8, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 8, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 8, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 8, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 9, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 9, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 9, 2023

    Thursday Weapons

    Thursday Weapons


    February 9, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 10, 2023

    Evening Karate by Appointment

    Evening Karate by Appointment


    February 10, 2023

    Call or email to schedule!

    Women's Self-Defense Series

    Women's Self-Defense Series


    February 10, 2023

    Planned and instructed by women, our women's self-defense series aims to empower with applicable self-defense techniques, from wrist grabs to knife threats.
    Cost per session: $10 for non-members, $5 for members, free for unlimited members
    Cost for entire series: $50 for non-members, $25 for regular members, free for unlimited members
    Topics for each session:
    2/3 - Posturing, distance, boundaries, general tips. This session is dedicated to practicing how not to look like a victim in the first place, how to make others aware of your boundaries, and how to be more alert in public.
    2/10 - Wrists, arm grabs, shoulders. This session is dedicated to anything involving your arms/shoulders.
    2/17 - Bear hugs, chokes, hair. This session is dedicated to situations such as hair pulling, bear hugs, and chokeholds (both from the front and from behind).
    2/24 - Groundwork. This session is dedicated to protecting yourself if you're taken to the ground.
    3/3 - Weapons. This session is dedicated to what to do in the face of a knife or a gun. We’ll also cover how to use common objects as improvised weapons.
    3/10 - Practicum. This is a 2-hour session dedicated to practicing everything we’ve learned over the course of the last 6 weeks. Please note that this session will be focused on review and application rather than instruction.
    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 10, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

  • Saturday Karate - Open Floor

    Saturday Karate - Open Floor


    February 11, 2023

    Come and work on what you'd like to work on! Less of a formal class and more open floor time. Open-ended.

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 11, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 13, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 13, 2023

    All ages welcome. A more formal class in which we cover the entirety of the curriculum up to the highest-ranked student.

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 13, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 13, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 13, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 13, 2023

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 14, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 14, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 14, 2023

    Tuesday Weapons

    Tuesday Weapons


    February 14, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 15, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 15, 2023

    All ages welcome. An open-floor class to work on rank skills.

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 15, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 15, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 15, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 15, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 16, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 16, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 16, 2023

    Thursday Weapons

    Thursday Weapons


    February 16, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 17, 2023

    Evening Karate by Appointment

    Evening Karate by Appointment


    February 17, 2023

    Call or email to schedule!

    Women's Self-Defense Series

    Women's Self-Defense Series


    February 17, 2023

    Planned and instructed by women, our women's self-defense series aims to empower with applicable self-defense techniques, from wrist grabs to knife threats.
    Cost per session: $10 for non-members, $5 for members, free for unlimited members
    Cost for entire series: $50 for non-members, $25 for regular members, free for unlimited members
    Topics for each session:
    2/3 - Posturing, distance, boundaries, general tips. This session is dedicated to practicing how not to look like a victim in the first place, how to make others aware of your boundaries, and how to be more alert in public.
    2/10 - Wrists, arm grabs, shoulders. This session is dedicated to anything involving your arms/shoulders.
    2/17 - Bear hugs, chokes, hair. This session is dedicated to situations such as hair pulling, bear hugs, and chokeholds (both from the front and from behind).
    2/24 - Groundwork. This session is dedicated to protecting yourself if you're taken to the ground.
    3/3 - Weapons. This session is dedicated to what to do in the face of a knife or a gun. We’ll also cover how to use common objects as improvised weapons.
    3/10 - Practicum. This is a 2-hour session dedicated to practicing everything we’ve learned over the course of the last 6 weeks. Please note that this session will be focused on review and application rather than instruction.
    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 17, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

  • Saturday Karate - Open Floor

    Saturday Karate - Open Floor


    February 18, 2023

    Come and work on what you'd like to work on! Less of a formal class and more open floor time. Open-ended.

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 18, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 20, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 20, 2023

    All ages welcome. A more formal class in which we cover the entirety of the curriculum up to the highest-ranked student.

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 20, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 20, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 20, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 20, 2023

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 21, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 21, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 21, 2023

    Tuesday Weapons

    Tuesday Weapons


    February 21, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 22, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 22, 2023

    All ages welcome. An open-floor class to work on rank skills.

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 22, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 22, 2023

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Wednesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 22, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 22, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 23, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 23, 2023

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Thursday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 23, 2023

    Thursday Weapons

    Thursday Weapons


    February 23, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 24, 2023

    Evening Karate by Appointment

    Evening Karate by Appointment


    February 24, 2023

    Call or email to schedule!

    Women's Self-Defense Series

    Women's Self-Defense Series


    February 24, 2023

    Planned and instructed by women, our women's self-defense series aims to empower with applicable self-defense techniques, from wrist grabs to knife threats.
    Cost per session: $10 for non-members, $5 for members, free for unlimited members
    Cost for entire series: $50 for non-members, $25 for regular members, free for unlimited members
    Topics for each session:
    2/3 - Posturing, distance, boundaries, general tips. This session is dedicated to practicing how not to look like a victim in the first place, how to make others aware of your boundaries, and how to be more alert in public.
    2/10 - Wrists, arm grabs, shoulders. This session is dedicated to anything involving your arms/shoulders.
    2/17 - Bear hugs, chokes, hair. This session is dedicated to situations such as hair pulling, bear hugs, and chokeholds (both from the front and from behind).
    2/24 - Groundwork. This session is dedicated to protecting yourself if you're taken to the ground.
    3/3 - Weapons. This session is dedicated to what to do in the face of a knife or a gun. We’ll also cover how to use common objects as improvised weapons.
    3/10 - Practicum. This is a 2-hour session dedicated to practicing everything we’ve learned over the course of the last 6 weeks. Please note that this session will be focused on review and application rather than instruction.
    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Friday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 24, 2023

    All ages welcome, but advanced students and black belts encouraged to attend!

  • Saturday Karate - Open Floor

    Saturday Karate - Open Floor


    February 25, 2023

    Come and work on what you'd like to work on! Less of a formal class and more open floor time. Open-ended.

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)

    Judo and Jujutsu (18+)


    February 25, 2023

    Class capacity of 12. Call to schedule.

  • Morning Karate by Appointment

    Morning Karate by Appointment


    February 27, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 27, 2023

    All ages welcome. A more formal class in which we cover the entirety of the curriculum up to the highest-ranked student.

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 27, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 27, 2023

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 27, 2023

    All ages welcome

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Monday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 27, 2023

  • Afternoon Karate by Appointment

    Afternoon Karate by Appointment


    February 28, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 28, 2023

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate

    Tuesday Uechi-Ryu Karate


    February 28, 2023

    Tuesday Weapons

    Tuesday Weapons


    February 28, 2023

    Weapons class - application focused and open-ended. Open to teens and adults.

Drop-In

For Individual Classes
$ 20 Class
  • Cash only
  • Drop-in anytime
  • Try any class - karate or specialty
  • Credited toward your first month if you decide to enroll in one of our monthly memberships

Regular Membership

For Reduced Rates
$ 45 Monthly
  • Recurring payment set up through Square
  • Reduces drop-in fees for karate class to $5 (Reg. $20)
  • Free specialty classes
  • No contract required, cancel at any time

Unlimited Membership

Just Like it Sounds
$ 100 Monthly
  • Recurring payment set up through Square
  • No drop-in fee
  • Free specialty classes
  • No contract required, cancel at any time

All pricing is per person, but discounts are available for families looking to register two or more students. Please contact us to discuss.

Fourth Form Martial Arts Studio is located in the L&G Center -1590 44th St. SW Wyoming, MI 49509.