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The Academy

780 Smithridge Dr Ste 200, Reno, NV 89502

The Academy

Self Defense Instructor

Qualified Instructors

All programs, classes and training were developed and is taught by The Academy’s Chief Instructor, Pierce Toomey. A 4th degree black belt, and Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Pierce brings over 25 years of experience and over a decade of proven, practical and professional experience to all his instruction.

Karate Belt

Modern Approach To Tradition

Through our combination of group and private instruction, The Academy offers a truly unique experience, bringing a traditional system into the modern world.

Anti Bully Seminar

Our Philosophy

Building tomorrow’s leaders today through fitness of mind, body and spirit.


Founded in 2012, The Academy is a unique martial arts facility offering instruction in Kempo Karate. Our program is designed to teach self-defense skills while focusing on fitness of mind, body and spirit.

The Dojo

Make an appointment today to take a tour of our facility!


Our clients enjoy a variety of amenities:


- Complimentary coffee and tea


- Free Wi-Fi


- Kids Corner: A play area for your little ninjas while they wait for older siblings to finish class.


- Homework Area: A dedicated homework area for students to manage their work and school responsibilities.


- Weight and Cardio Room: Enjoy a great lifting session or cardio workout while your child is learning the magic of Martial Arts. We also offer a heavy bag room with battle ropes.