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Learn Martial Arts at Tigard's Internationally Renowned Dojo

CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS AND AGES

Our structured curriculum and engaging classes accommodate all ages and skill levels.  All classes are taught by certified black belts with more than 100 years of combined teaching experience.

Getting started is as easy as picking a program that fits your goals and stepping on the mat.  Our pricing is simple and beginners can start anytime.

Junior Classes (ages 6-12)

Our junior program is composed of both Judo and Hapkido classes and is designed to balance instruction in martial arts skills and a strong foundation of physical literacy.  Classes are key to kept to 45 min to ensure maximum engagement, blending fun with discipline and technique with fitness.  At the core of every class we teach is respect, humility, and self-confidence.

Adult Classes (ages 13+)

Our adult program offers classes in three martial arts (Judo, Hapkido and Iaido) and appeals to ages from 13 to 63.  Whether your goal is physical fitness or self-defense, our classes are designed to balance learning a martial art while improving flexibility, balance, and stamina.  We offer classes six days a week and each class is 1 hour to fit into your busy lifestyle.

Our Vision

With a deep respect for traditional martial arts, Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy strives to create meaningful relationships with our students, while passing on the art of self-defense and self-reliance.  Our philosophy of respect, discipline, courage and consistency is the template for developing great people.

As expressed by the characters ZEN EI KAN (善榮館), everything we do is dedicated to fostering an environment where each student is challenged to reach their fullest potential, while contributing to the development of others through the principle of mutual welfare and benefit.

OUR CURRENT PROGRAMS

At Pacific Rim, we train in six distinct, yet complementary modern martial arts; Kodokan Judo, Japanese Jujutsu, Tomiki Aikido, JuSoolKwan Hapkido, ChungDoKwan TaeKwonDo and Ryushin Shouchi Ryu Iaido.

Currently we offer junior and adult classes in both Ju Sool Kwan Hapkido and Kodokan Judo.  We also offer adult classes in Ryushin Shouchi Ryu Iaido.

If you want to get fit and learn practical-self defense, then our Hapkido program is for you.  If you prefer to learn throwing and grappling while you get in shape, then Judo is for you.  If you want to learn a japanese sword art tracing back to 1480, then Iaido is for you.

For the most comprehensive experience, sign up for unlimited classes and join us for multiple arts.

Meet Our Head Instructor

With 40 years experience on the mat and black belts in six different arts, learn more about his approach to developing great martial artists and exceptional people.

Meet Our Head Instructor

With 40 years experience on the mat and black belts in six different arts, learn more about his approach to developing great martial artists and exceptional people.

GETTING STARTED IS EASY

BEGIN YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Chose the program that fits you perfectly.  Sign up and purchase your uniform right online.

SCHEDULE YOUR ORIENTATION

After sign up, you will recieve a personalized orientation to ensure you are comfortable with classes.

START YOUR JOURNEY

Start attending classes, watch our curriculum videos, and start your journey to black belt.

OUR FACILITIES

In 2018 we completed a major renovation / expansion of our dojo.  The project increased our total square footage by more than 4,000 square feet and added some much needed amenities to accommodate future growth.  

With 2,300 square feet of sprung, tatami practice flooring, and 500 square feet dedicated to strength and conditioning, and full multi-media and conference capabilities, we are excited to become a premier destination for traditional martial arts training on the west coast.

Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy is a hidden gem of Tigard/Portland area. I researched a lot trying to find ...
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Anton Dedoseyev
Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy is a hidden gem of Tigard/Portland area. I researched a lot trying to find a great martial art school (1) in a brand-new, nice and clean facility (2) and Pacific Rim and the best place in the area. Visited just to take a look at the facility and ended up buying my Gi (judo uniform) the same day and starting my Judo classes. I've been there for around 2 months already and enjoy the place, the coaches, small group size and everything about it so far. Great dojo. I highly encourage to take an evening to visit it and you won't regret.
Anton Dedoseyev
This is a place where kids can learn self-discipline in a fun and safe environment. My grandkids always come out ...
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Ida Backman
This is a place where kids can learn self-discipline in a fun and safe environment. My grandkids always come out with a smile on their face and feeling more confident with who they are! The prices are extremely reasonable and budget friendly.
Ida Backman
Try grabbing my daughter's wrist. Go on. I dare you.  Thank you Sensei Martyn for giving ...
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Mark Moseley
Try grabbing my daughter's wrist. Go on. I dare you.  Thank you Sensei Martyn for giving my daughter confidence in herself.  She is a different person because of Hapkido and just got straight A’s for the first time.  Hapkido is affecting her entire life in a very positive way.
Mark Moseley
It is one of those places that will always have a space in your heart, where those memories and mindsets/...
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Denzel Nguyễn
It is one of those places that will always have a space in your heart, where those memories and mindsets/skills you attain will follow you wherever you go and whatever you do. PRMAA had molded me into an individual who is less afraid of tacking life's obstacles, who is more confident in making connections with others. Most importantly, it has given me the ability to realize my weaknesses and commit to bettering myself. Any school can teach techniques; few will teach Martial arts as a tradition and as a fulfilling journey that lasts a lifetime.
Denzel Nguyễn
I love this place, the atmosphere is calm and inviting. My daughter really looks forward to Hapkido. I often see ...
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Christina Scott Buehler
I love this place, the atmosphere is calm and inviting. My daughter really looks forward to Hapkido. I often see her laughing and smiling during classes. I am also seeing her improve her forms and core strength. She has also developed a strong but humble sense of self-confidence. The floor is the most amazing in the city. The cost is really great. There are no contracts. They also have an exchange program that brings an authentic and appropriate cultural aspect to the teachings.
Christina Scott Buehler
Could not ask for a better experience.  Everything about this dojo is first rate.
Rick Jorgensen
Could not ask for a better experience.  Everything about this dojo is first rate.
Rick Jorgensen
Our 11 year old daughter has been at PRMAA for several months now. We are beyond happy to have found this ...
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Jill Kelley
Our 11 year old daughter has been at PRMAA for several months now. We are beyond happy to have found this academy for many reasons. The head instructor, Mr. Martyn, is one of a kind. He is dedicated to the art and has several decades of experience. He has a teaching style that gets the kids motivated and excited to learn, but also teaches them the most important part in my opinion, respect. Respect of the Dojo, respect of the art, the instructor, the teachings and last but not least, respect for themselves. There are many black belts that are hands on with the children teaching in-depth each step of the way. Judo has really changed the way my daughter lives her day-to-day life.  She is proud of herself and wants to learn more and more about judo and is always showing family and friends her judo moves! 🙂 I can go on for days talking about Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy. Couldn't be happier!
Jill Kelley
My family has been studying martial arts for many years this is the best school we have attended. My daughter ...
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Stacy R
My family has been studying martial arts for many years this is the best school we have attended. My daughter has been training here for 2 years and my son recently started training and they both absolutely love it. The instructors are so amazing they not only teach the physical aspects of martial arts but the mental and emotional aspects as well. It has definitely been wonderful for them to learn respect for themselves and others. I highly recommend training at Pacific Rim. You will not be disappointed.
Stacy R
Just started back up in Judo after many, many years lapsed. Very happy I found PRMAA. The facility is top ...
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Ryan Lufkin
Just started back up in Judo after many, many years lapsed. Very happy I found PRMAA. The facility is top notch, the instructors work you hard but always with a kind heart and there is a very diverse student base (from novices to advanced). Have both my kids enrolled and the kids class is just as good. Highly recommend to anyone thinking of starting up.
Ryan Lufkin
It has been 2 years since my kids joined Pacific Rim Martial Art Academy, and it is one of the best ...
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Salah Husein
It has been 2 years since my kids joined Pacific Rim Martial Art Academy, and it is one of the best things that I have done for my kids. On top of learning Hapkido and Judo, they learn team and individual work, discipline, respect, and they are having FUN. Friendly instructors, and family friendly.
Salah Husein
Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy is a hidden gem of Tigard/Portland area. I researched a lot trying to find a great martial art school (1) in a brand-new, nice and clean facility (2) and Pacific Rim and the best place in ...
Read More
Anton Dedoseyev
Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy is a hidden gem of Tigard/Portland area. I researched a lot trying to find a great martial art school (1) in a brand-new, nice and clean facility (2) and Pacific Rim and the best place in the area. Visited just to take a look at the facility and ended up buying my Gi (judo uniform) the same day and starting my Judo classes. I've been there for around 2 months already and enjoy the place, the coaches, small group size and everything about it so far. Great dojo. I highly encourage to take an evening to visit it and you won't regret.
Anton Dedoseyev
This is a place where kids can learn self-discipline in a fun and safe environment. My grandkids always come out with a smile on their face and feeling more confident with who they are! The prices are extremely reasonable and ...
Read More
Ida Backman
This is a place where kids can learn self-discipline in a fun and safe environment. My grandkids always come out with a smile on their face and feeling more confident with who they are! The prices are extremely reasonable and budget friendly.
Ida Backman
Try grabbing my daughter's wrist. Go on. I dare you.  Thank you Sensei Martyn for giving my daughter confidence in herself.  She is a different person because of Hapkido and just got ...
Read More
Mark Moseley
Try grabbing my daughter's wrist. Go on. I dare you.  Thank you Sensei Martyn for giving my daughter confidence in herself.  She is a different person because of Hapkido and just got straight A’s for the first time.  Hapkido is affecting her entire life in a very positive way.
Mark Moseley
It is one of those places that will always have a space in your heart, where those memories and mindsets/skills you attain will follow you wherever you go and whatever you do. PRMAA had molded me into an individual ...
Read More
Denzel Nguyễn
It is one of those places that will always have a space in your heart, where those memories and mindsets/skills you attain will follow you wherever you go and whatever you do. PRMAA had molded me into an individual who is less afraid of tacking life's obstacles, who is more confident in making connections with others. Most importantly, it has given me the ability to realize my weaknesses and commit to bettering myself. Any school can teach techniques; few will teach Martial arts as a tradition and as a fulfilling journey that lasts a lifetime.
Denzel Nguyễn
I love this place, the atmosphere is calm and inviting. My daughter really looks forward to Hapkido. I often see her laughing and smiling during classes. I am also seeing her improve her forms and core strength. She has also ...
Read More
Christina Scott Buehler
I love this place, the atmosphere is calm and inviting. My daughter really looks forward to Hapkido. I often see her laughing and smiling during classes. I am also seeing her improve her forms and core strength. She has also developed a strong but humble sense of self-confidence. The floor is the most amazing in the city. The cost is really great. There are no contracts. They also have an exchange program that brings an authentic and appropriate cultural aspect to the teachings.
Christina Scott Buehler
Could not ask for a better experience.  Everything about this dojo is first rate.
Rick Jorgensen
Could not ask for a better experience.  Everything about this dojo is first rate.
Rick Jorgensen
Our 11 year old daughter has been at PRMAA for several months now. We are beyond happy to have found this academy for many reasons. The head instructor, Mr. Martyn, is one of a kind. He is dedicated to the art ...
Read More
Jill Kelley
Our 11 year old daughter has been at PRMAA for several months now. We are beyond happy to have found this academy for many reasons. The head instructor, Mr. Martyn, is one of a kind. He is dedicated to the art and has several decades of experience. He has a teaching style that gets the kids motivated and excited to learn, but also teaches them the most important part in my opinion, respect. Respect of the Dojo, respect of the art, the instructor, the teachings and last but not least, respect for themselves. There are many black belts that are hands on with the children teaching in-depth each step of the way. Judo has really changed the way my daughter lives her day-to-day life.  She is proud of herself and wants to learn more and more about judo and is always showing family and friends her judo moves! 🙂 I can go on for days talking about Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy. Couldn't be happier!
Jill Kelley
My family has been studying martial arts for many years this is the best school we have attended. My daughter has been training here for 2 years and my son recently started training and they both absolutely love it. The instructors ...
Read More
Stacy R
My family has been studying martial arts for many years this is the best school we have attended. My daughter has been training here for 2 years and my son recently started training and they both absolutely love it. The instructors are so amazing they not only teach the physical aspects of martial arts but the mental and emotional aspects as well. It has definitely been wonderful for them to learn respect for themselves and others. I highly recommend training at Pacific Rim. You will not be disappointed.
Stacy R
Just started back up in Judo after many, many years lapsed. Very happy I found PRMAA. The facility is top notch, the instructors work you hard but always with a kind heart and there is a very diverse student base (...
Read More
Ryan Lufkin
Just started back up in Judo after many, many years lapsed. Very happy I found PRMAA. The facility is top notch, the instructors work you hard but always with a kind heart and there is a very diverse student base (from novices to advanced). Have both my kids enrolled and the kids class is just as good. Highly recommend to anyone thinking of starting up.
Ryan Lufkin
It has been 2 years since my kids joined Pacific Rim Martial Art Academy, and it is one of the best things that I have done for my kids. On top of learning Hapkido and Judo, they learn team and individual ...
Read More
Salah Husein
It has been 2 years since my kids joined Pacific Rim Martial Art Academy, and it is one of the best things that I have done for my kids. On top of learning Hapkido and Judo, they learn team and individual work, discipline, respect, and they are having FUN. Friendly instructors, and family friendly.
Salah Husein
We found Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy about a year ago and could not be happier.  Fantastic all around experience! Great instructors, the perfect balance of discipline and a nurturing environment.  They ...
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Matt Herb
We found Pacific Rim Martial Arts Academy about a year ago and could not be happier.  Fantastic all around experience! Great instructors, the perfect balance of discipline and a nurturing environment.  They bring in international instructors to supplement and enhance the school throughout the year too.  We would highly recommend this school to anyone interested in martial arts.
Matt Herb
Prior to PRMAA, we went to a few other Martial Arts schools in town, we weren't 100% happy with any of them. Mr Martyn and Chonggi are outstanding with the kids. Very patient, they encourage, they praise, they teach the right ...
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Judy A
Prior to PRMAA, we went to a few other Martial Arts schools in town, we weren't 100% happy with any of them. Mr Martyn and Chonggi are outstanding with the kids. Very patient, they encourage, they praise, they teach the right way. The dojo is very clean and spacious. The kids have fun, exercise and learn at the same time. It's helped a lot with my son's behavior as well. So glad we found this amazing academy.
Judy A
I walked in off the street inquiring about classes and the PRMAA staff made me feel very welcome.   Mr. Martyn and his staff of excellent teachers are patient and accommodate all levels, such as myself ...an ...
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Laurie Hansen
I walked in off the street inquiring about classes and the PRMAA staff made me feel very welcome.   Mr. Martyn and his staff of excellent teachers are patient and accommodate all levels, such as myself ...an adult beginner with no experience, to black belts acquiring more skills in Judo, Hapkido, Aikido and Japanese Sword fighting.   PRMAA teaches all levels from children to adults and whether you are a quick learner or a past-their-prime adult, such as myself, that is a bit slower, you are welcomed into the family. 
Laurie Hansen
My 9 year old has been practicing Judo here for the past 17 months and it has been such a great experience, its almost extraordinary.  In addition to a great regular program, the school regularly hosts seminars with ...
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Nik Meller
My 9 year old has been practicing Judo here for the past 17 months and it has been such a great experience, its almost extraordinary.  In addition to a great regular program, the school regularly hosts seminars with World and Olympic Judo champions and also offers trips to Japan and Korea each year.  My son and I can't wait to go to Japan and practice Judo together at the Kodokan.  This isn't any hole in the wall pop-up strip mall martial arts school where you buy your 8 yr old a black belt.  This is the "Real Deal" for kids and grown-ups.
Nik Meller
It had been six years since I had lasted trained in judo and I was a bit apprehensive about starting up again. I contacted Sensei Martyn via email and he encouraged me to go by for a visit during their ...
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Damian Vazquez
It had been six years since I had lasted trained in judo and I was a bit apprehensive about starting up again. I contacted Sensei Martyn via email and he encouraged me to go by for a visit during their Tuesday adult class. He and his staff are super friendly and I immediately felt a sense of belonging. Whether you are a seasoned judoka or just starting, they treat everyone with respect and really focus on the core fundamentals of judo. I am so glad that I am training again and even happier to be part of this family. Thank you very much, Sensei. See you on the mat.
Damian Vazquez
I've practiced Iaido here for several months now, starting out as a newbie. This dojo is very professional with an abundance of space on the mats to handle their students. The instructors are well informed, and it's a very friendly ...
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Alex Robinson
I've practiced Iaido here for several months now, starting out as a newbie. This dojo is very professional with an abundance of space on the mats to handle their students. The instructors are well informed, and it's a very friendly space.
Alex Robinson
The kids went to their first lesson and had a great time. The owner led the class and was really great at getting the kids to feel comfortable and have a good time. And this is even with covid-19! There ...
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Mark Nicholson
The kids went to their first lesson and had a great time. The owner led the class and was really great at getting the kids to feel comfortable and have a good time. And this is even with covid-19! There was well more space per attendee than required and they continued to use masks even though they were not necessary. Looks like we'll be back soon.
Mark Nicholson
The culture here is unmatched. Look no further if you want your kids to develop not only physically, but also mentally. PRMAA has Incredible leadership that is so passionate about doing it the "right way”.  Sensei ...
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Xiao Liang
The culture here is unmatched. Look no further if you want your kids to develop not only physically, but also mentally. PRMAA has Incredible leadership that is so passionate about doing it the "right way”.  Sensei Martyn is deliberate about his curriculum and the investment in the world class facility only speaks toward his passion for martial arts. Can't say enough great things about Pacific Rim.
Xiao Liang
Excellent place to learn Judo and Hapkido! My boys love the instructors and occasional fun events held at the dojo.
Mimi Mak
Excellent place to learn Judo and Hapkido! My boys love the instructors and occasional fun events held at the dojo.
Mimi Mak
Both my sons (8 and 10 years old) are attending and it has been a very positive experience.  The teachers really show love for the art, and are very patient and encouraging to students.  ...
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Gus Mak
Both my sons (8 and 10 years old) are attending and it has been a very positive experience.  The teachers really show love for the art, and are very patient and encouraging to students.  The dojo is very well done, with exchange students coming in to teach.
Gus Mak
Cannot say enough good about this dojo.  I've trained with 6 different instructors and they are all fantastic.  Very humble and respectful and able to provide clear instruction on fundamental technique.<span class="...
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Justin Kawal
Cannot say enough good about this dojo.  I've trained with 6 different instructors and they are all fantastic.  Very humble and respectful and able to provide clear instruction on fundamental technique.  The dojo space is very clean and well organized - and spacious; the mats are perfect and easy to train on.  Great students too - no ego at this school.  I joined judo just before covid took off, then hapkido later on.  They immediately set up online classes during covid, and they provide a very helpful set of videos with your online account that correspond to the belt progression.  I always look forward to training here.
Justin Kawal
This dojo is a gem in Tigard/Portland. They offer a few different martial arts and I go here solely for Judo.  I’m so glad I found Pac Rim. The instructors really do care about ...
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Michael Fujimoto
This dojo is a gem in Tigard/Portland. They offer a few different martial arts and I go here solely for Judo.  I’m so glad I found Pac Rim. The instructors really do care about teaching clean and safe Judo. As somebody who's practiced and competed in Judo very intensely as a youth (I am a second degree black belt) and stepped away for a while, I'm especially grateful to learn/re-learn good foundation. I have a lot of fun too in class.  The facilities are amazing. You can definitely feel the springs on the mat too.  It's been about four-five months here and I'm already recommending friends here. What also makes this dojo great is the connections to excellent Japanese Judo players (amongst other martial arts) that come stay at the dojo and teach.
Michael Fujimoto

Exchange Program

Since 2003, Pacific Rim has hosted instructors and exchange students from around the world.  Learn more about our deep connections with Japan and information on how to apply for our exchange program.

Start Your Journey With Us Today!

If you are interested in a traditional martial arts program committed to quality and personal development, look no further.  Stop by our school and experience why Pacific Rim is internationally recognized as a model for developing exceptional martial artists.

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EXPERIENCE

With 43 years in business and internationally certified instructors, our experience is second to none.

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VARIETY

We offer world-class instruction to kids, teens and adults, with classes offered six days a week.

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CONNECTIONS

We are a USA Judo International Training Center and regularly host guest instructors from Japan and Korea.