(360) 510-3929
1105 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Bellingham Martial Arts

Discover Self-Defense, Fitness & Fulfillment... All Under One Roof.

Welcome to Rock Solid Martial Arts

The 5 Unexpected, Life-Altering
Effects of Martial Arts.


Bet you thought our Bellingham Martial Arts school was just a super cool place to get fit and learn self-defense... the truth is, it's so much more!

As you get physically fit, you’ll also experience some changes you wouldn’t have even thought about. Especially our younger students. They are totally amazed by the subtle changes that happen when you train in our programs.

Below are a handful of those life-changing things people walk away with. We can’t wait to hear what kind of positive experiences you can add to this list, as well!

#1 Sizzlin’ Self-Confidence

Something amazing happens when you start to move your body and incorporate physical fitness into your creates an anchor. An anchor for more happiness, for a feeling of accomplishment, and a really big boost in confidence! You’ll have a network of passionate instructors and classmates ready to support you as you strive to bust through your martial arts and fitness goals.

As you progress through class you will realize how amazing and capable you can be. Realizing that makes you feel more confident and sure of your ability to handle whatever other challenges life throws your way.

Both kids and adults experience this and it’s one of the greatest things to see as a teacher. Wallflower students blossom into dynamic leaders in the classroom while adults tackle everyday tasks with gusto and a "can do" attitude.

#2 Full On Focus

Martial Arts is a blast! You’ll learn all kinds of new and exciting skills and techniques like striking drills, defensive moves, and high-energy cardio drills. But... when you learn something new, you have to really focus on listening to the instructor, then perform what they taught you.

What’s cool is that this intense concentration naturally carries over into other areas of your life as you develop this laser like focus. It’s one of the best side effects of martial arts — many call it getting in the zone, unlocking your untapped potential, or peak performance.

Call it whatever you want, but one thing is for sure — you’ll learn how to focus your mind to perform tasks you once thought impossible.

#3 Fitness Will Suit You

No matter what your starting level is, each one of our students improves from the state they were in when they walked in for their first class. From complete and total beginner to elite athletes, we strive to make sure each class is loaded with challenging and fun exercises that work your entire body.

You’ll be so focused on performing techniques unique to some of the worlds top performing martial artists, and having so much fun, that before you know it, the class is over, and you not only learned powerful martial arts...

... but you got a great workout, too. Being physically fit boosts energy, mental clarity, and confidence as well.

#4 Like-Minded Friends

We're a tight-knit group here. And our members and instructors are all about support, inspiration and friendship. It’s truly good times with great friends in every class.

We provide the kind of environment that fosters genuine friendship, encouragement, and motivation. It's such a great feeling to be part of something so real.

If you’re feeling discouraged or having a bad workout day, you can expect to see a lot of encouragement from others because we’ve all been there before. We’re a team here.

#5 Guaranteed FUN!

You’ll have an absolute blast in class! Sure, things will be tough and training can get intense sometimes. But we like to break up that intensity with lots of laughs, encouragement, and light-hearted humor. 

Laughing, smiles and fist bumps are part of every class!

Get started today, with just 2 easy steps!

Step 1: Scroll up to the top of this page and click on the program that's right for you.

Step 2: Grab our amazing web-special. It’s the best deal you can get and has a 100% money back guarantee!

If you still have questions or don’t feel comfortable signing up over the internet, that’s ok! Just give us a call so we can chat: (360) 510-3929

Looking forward to training with you soon!

Penny Simpson

Penny Simpson, Founder
Rock Solid Martial Arts
(360) 510-3929

You can call our Bellingham kids martial arts classes "family classes" because the parents of our students love these classes as much as their kids. And why not when the end-result is discipline and great sense of respect for kids of all ages! We focus on a well-rounded student; well behaved everywhere and a good performer in school.

Kids love our martial arts classes because we blend fun activities and games, and still dedicate pure focus time to learn new techniques while perfecting the old ones.

If you too are looking for a fun form of exercise that always keeps you on your toes - and teaches you self-defense - teen martial arts is guaranteed to hit the spot. Learn exciting, powerful techniques... get in great shape fast by using your body in new, calorie-burning ways... and have a ton of fun as you make friends with like-minded people. Our classes are designed for people of all experience levels, too - from beginners to pros.

You don't have to be a Martial Arts superstar to do Fitness Kickboxing! It's the perfect way to learn some basic self-defense moves, in a non-intimidating environment, while getting an amazing workout!

As you melt away the pounds you'll gain self-confidence, boost your metabolism, and meet new friends. Dynamic body weight exercises will not only help you tone up from head to toe, but, they'll also help you avoid injury from every day activities by strengthening your core.

Powerful self-defense techniques, great shape and super-fun! That is what you get by joining our Bellingham self-defense classes. Our classes are organized and conducted in the most engaging, exciting, and challenging settings both for pros and beginners. Our members just love it!

We love to keep our members having fun and enjoying themselves as they master self-defense, that's why our classes are packed with fun activities. We'd love to help you master these techniques too. Join our classes today and learn great techniques now!

Let your kid feel like a total rock star with our awesome kids birthday package. It's a fun, educational, structured birthday party involving martial arts... crazy-cool fun & games... and more. Plus your kid will be the one-and-only star of the show! Guaranteed to be a safe, fun, awesome experience for your child & all of his / her friends.

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Who We Are

Rock Solid Martial Arts is Fairhaven's premier martial arts facility for men, women, children and families of all ages. We are a full-time, professional facility with certified and qualified Black Belt Instructors. Our mission is to help you improve the quality of your life through high-quality martial arts training.

Rock Solid Martial Arts was established in 2015 and has nationally recognized programs. We specialize in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Practical Personal Self Defense, and Fitness Kickboxing. Whether you are a serious competitor or just in it for the fun and fitness, we have a life-enhancing program for you.

Our team believes that anyone can achieve their goals in any of our programs while having a lot of fun doing so. No matter what skills, abilities and fitness level you are right now, we assure you that you'll be addressed with common courtesy and recognition. We strive for our student's happiness and do everything in our power to make sure that you are learning new skills, always progressing, and having a good time.

Students acquire many different skills and feel a sense of accomplishment while training here. The support you’ll get from the instructors and students alike is amazing and will motivate you to always do your best and want to accomplish more. The smiles, high fives and fist bumps are endless and are a constant reminder of the “family” you’re a part of at Rock Solid Martial Arts.

We are focused on providing you with the highest quality training available and are proud to say that we offer a positive learning environment in which people of any age can benefit from.

Are you new to martial arts? We want everyone, especially beginners, to feel comfortable and learn martial arts with zero nervousness or pressure of any kind. Everyone was once in your “beginner” shoes at some point so we understand if you’re a bit nervous about starting or wondering if you’ll be able to keep up. We’ll work with you at your level and guide you every step of the way so there’s nothing to worry about, we promise.  

We think you’ll LOVE what all those high kicks and powerful punches do for your body, mind, and spirit! You’ll get…

Want to know what the BEST part is? It’s super fun, life-changing, and your kids will have an awesome circle of friends with similar interests! Pretty cool, huh?

You’d think that martial arts training would cost a fortune… and it probably does at other schools, but not at Rock Solid Martial Arts. We like to say that we provide “affordable excellence” with PRICELESS benefits.

Check out the SUPER-LOW web special going on right now… but for a Limited Time Only! Classes fill up fast because it’s such an awesome deal, so reserve your spot today!

People choose to train here because we provide a non-intimidating, safe, clean environment which allows an individual to get the most out of our programs. Our training programs are comprehensive and balanced and offer students the ability to learn technique, strength, confidence, and self-defense.

Your child will develop better awareness skills and will be able to spot a potential bully a mile away. They’ll know what to do to get themselves out of a sticky situation and will be well prepared and confident to handle any bully of any size, if it comes down to it.

Adults feel energized and empowered with martial arts skills in their personal and professional lives. They love the peace of mind they get knowing that they can protect themselves and their loved ones, if necessary.

Our staff is well qualified and experienced. They love teaching martial arts and it shows in every class. Individuals that become part of our training program will have the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest masters in the field.

Come see what we’re all about and take advantage of the best prices, the most amazing instructors, and have the most fun you’ve EVER had getting fit! See you soon!  

Head Instructors

Penny Simpson is the co-owner and Master Instructor. She is a 2nd Degree Black Belt with 20+ years of martial arts training and coaching experience.

Her Martial Arts & tactical experience includes Rock Solid Kenpo (Practical Personal Defense System), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness Kickboxing.

Tanner Simpson is the co-owner and Instructor at Rock Solid Martial Arts. He is a 1st Degree Black Belt with 14+ years of martial arts training and coaching experience.

His Martial Arts & competition experience includes Rock Solid Kenpo (Practical Personal Defense System), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Hyper (Sport Martial Arts).

Tanner currently holds a Nation Black Belt League World Champion Title and is a member of the National Black Belt League Hall of Fame.

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