Committed to building a safer community through life and safety skills.

Based in Vancouver, Washington – USA, we provide safety skills classes both online and in person for anyone ages 6 years old and up. Our primary safety skills courses are Okinawan Kempo Karate (Ryukyu Kempo) and Bram Frank’s Modular Knife, all with a focus on Pressure Points.

WE ARE NOW OPEN!!! – Come on in, or schedule and Introductory Lesson using the links below. Come train with us TODAY!

Modular Knife

Kempo Karate

Kyusho Workshops

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What People Are Saying

Sensei Mish is an outstanding instructor – patient, focused, and knowledgeable.

D. Jacob

Sherwood, OR

Sensi Mish is a fantastic teacher, he has the unique ability to split moves up into connecting segments that are easy to learn and easy to reconnect into the complete move. He is patient and extremely knowledgeable in martial arts. I highly recommend him for beginners and advanced martial artists looking to improve their skills or learn new styles. I have learned Modular Knife from him in both online (live video) and in person classes, and have increased my skill set considerably with both of these methods.

G. Kelsch

From Google

Great instruction and martial art’s that is very applicable.

Sensei Stan Miller

Portland Jujitsu

I have really enjoyed learning Kempo & it’s arts of pressure points & self defense that really works.  The classes are small & the instructor Mish is an excellent teacher.

Neal B.

Vancouver, WA

Master Handwerker is very knowledgeable and is very patient when teaching. I have studied with him for several years and highly recommend him if your want to learn self defense.

Thomas Lee

Washugal, WA

I have worked with Sensei Mish Handwerker for over a decade and I have found very few martial artists whose conviction and dedication to the martial arts to match his. I am glad that he is bringing his knowledge of both karate and Filipino Marital Arts tot he city of Vancouver (my home town). His presence will raise the bar on martial arts standards in this community.

Super Dan Anderson

Anderson Martial Arts - Gresham, OR

Modular Knife

Ages 12 years +

2 Classes per Week

Free School Shirt

Access to Online Material

Paid Private Lessons
Per Session

Your choice of training topic Kempo, Kyusho, or Modular

Up to 2 People

Multi-Session Discount

Upcoming Classes & Seminars