• USSD is the largest professional martial arts school in the country with almost 100 locations.
  • All instructors must graduate from the USSD instructors’ academy.
  • USSD was established in 1968. That means we have over 40 years of professional instruction experience.
  • USSD is officially sanctioned by the Shaolin Temple in China; the birthplace of modern martial arts.
  • We pride ourselves on the personal attention each and every student receives.
  • We provide each student with a complete training manual containing all required material from White Belt to Black Belt.
  • We also provide DVD videos that show the material required for each rank.
  • USSD has a unique contract with a martial arts supply company, which ensures top notch supplies at the lowest possible prices.
  • Students have the option to take an annual trip to China, visiting and training with the monks at Shaolin Temple.
  • We hold semiannual tournaments on the beautiful campus of Soka University for those students that wish to compete.
  • Membership at one studio includes membership to all USSD locations.
  • We have clean, modern studios.
  • Learn at your own pace. Never pushed, never held back!

Start Now and Meet Your Goals

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced martial artist, United Studios of Self Defense has a program to fit your needs. Men, women and children of all ages and professions participate in our Private and Group Training Programs.


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USSD Murrieta
40940 #A1 California Oaks Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92562

(951) 595-6198
Ask for: Sensei John Hartley

We offer classes in Kid’s Karate, Kempo Martial Arts, Shaolin Kung Fu, Self Defense, Anti-Bullying Techniques and Kickboxing. Our Martial Arts School is located in the heart of Murrieta, California. We welcome all communities in the Murrieta Area serving families in Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, Canyon Lake, Lakeland Village, Lake Elsinore, Winchester, Menifee, La Cresta, Lake Village, Los Ranchitos, Valle De Caballos, Dutch Village, South Park, Fallbrook and other surrounding communities.