Muay Thai Kickboxing

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Traditional Karate

Aerobic Kickboxing

Jeet Kune Do (JKD)

... Beyond the Belt.

Located in New Hampshire's Lakes Region,

Our Features

  • Family friendly atmosphere
  • Welcoming to all ages and ability levels
  • New state of the art training facility
  • Innovative, cutting edge martial arts and mixed martial arts programs
  • Learn 'real life situations' self defense
  • Work with others to hone your skills
  • Each program provides great exercise opportunities
  • Community focused
  • Belt ranking mixed martial arts (MMA) system
  • Individual goal setting
  • Kid's programs that teach practical self defense and school safety

Beyond the Belt is a family focused school teaching the very latest martial arts techniques. Our Adult Jeet Kune Do (JKD) Program is one of the only belt-ranked Mixed Martial Arts programs in the state. We feature Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and traditional Kempo Karate training. Our Martial Arts Leadership Program for children not only teaches valuable Martial Arts techniques and skills, but also life skills, self defense, and character development. Our "Boot Camp" Aerobic Kickboxing Program is one of the most effective and enjoyable ways to get in shape or take your cardio fitness to the next level!

Our brand new state of the art facility is near downtown Laconia in the heart of the scenic Lakes Region, and features two training areas for students, a training gym with weight and cardio equipment, and a spacious lobby with stadium seating for parents and friends to watch classes.

Our instructors are experienced and passionate about imparting skills and character to students in a welcoming and encouraging environment.

Whether you're looking for yourself or your children, whether you have a black belt or have never set foot in a karate studio before, come visit us at Beyond the Belt and see these martial arts in action!

Recent Blog Posts

Sensei Carl's BlogOvercoming ChallengesPosted Aug, Mon 19 2013 to Sensei Carl's Blog
Challenges can be exciting hurdles in life that take our personal growth to high levels but in the moment can feel overwhelming. These challenges that are thrown at us can sometimes make us want to qu...
Coach Jenn's BlogWhole 30 Posted Aug, Mon 12 2013 to Coach Jenn's Blog
Coach Jenn and the Bootcamp students are starting their second Whole 30 September 1.  We had such great results from the first one in March, that it is back by popular demand. Parents and student...
Coach Jenn's BlogNews from BTB's Bootcamp ProgramPosted Jul, Mon 29 2013 to Coach Jenn's Blog
Hello everyone! Hope you are all having a great summer. Lots of exciting things are going on in the Bootcamp program. First, we have brought on Coach Beth and added a Tuesday/Thursday morning bo...
MMA and Karate NH | Professional martial arts and leadership school | mixed martial arts | muay thai | jiu jitsu | Serving Laconia, Gilford, Meredith, Belmont and the Lakes Region of NH