To provide high-quality martial arts instruction to students of all ages.

The instruction at Spirit Forge Martial Arts is focused on self-defense, character development and fitness; it is rooted in the traditional martial arts values of integrity, discipline, perseverance, self-control and humility. We strive to instill discipline, confidence, self-respect and self-esteem in all of our students.

Spirit Forge Martial Arts accepts students from beginners to experienced martial artists above the age of three, scaling instruction to each student’s age, physical condition and experience. Training at Spirit Forge Martial Arts improves the skill level, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility of students at every level of fitness. Time-honored training methods are integrated with contemporary technical, strength, flexibility and mobility training approaches to provide students with the highest caliber of instruction.

Taekwondo and Judo are martial arts that are competed in as martial sports on the local, state, national and global stages, including the Olympic Games. Students interested in competition are provided with coaching by experienced, certified coaches.

Instruction at Spirit forge Martial Arts is provided without regard to age, race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

Spirit Forge Martial Arts is located in the Pittsburgh Barbell facility, 331 Station Street, Bridgeville, PA 15017, Western Pennsylvania’s premier Olympic weightlifting gym, where classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 PM and Saturday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 PM; and the Kingsley Association in the Larimer section of Pittsburgh, 6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, on Friday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00 PM.

Acceptance as a SFMA student is at the sole discretion of Master Moore.

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Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, literally the way of the foot and hand, which similarly focuses on striking with the feet and hands as a means of self-defense.Learn More


Judo, often translated as, “The gentle way,” or, “Way of yielding, “is a comprehensive Japanese martial art with a strong emphasis on grappling.Learn More

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