USSD is the largest martial arts school Franchise in North America. Since 1968, our students have studied USSD’s unique system of Kempo-style martial
arts from the finest instructors in the United States.
We have been the neighborhood Martial Arts school in San Francisco for twenty-three years. Locally owned and operated since 1995, we are the only self-defense
studio of its kind in San Francisco.
Our mission is to improve the lives of our students, through the practice of the Martial Arts. New students can expect:
United Studios of Self Defense celebrates its Fifty Year Anniversary.