June 17 UPDATE: Forge Martial Arts is now open and offering in-person instruction as part of Phase II of Reopen Connecticut! Click here to learn about what we're doing to keep our students safe and what regulations are in place for Phase II.

Welcome to the Forge!

Located in Northford, CT, Forge Martial Arts is owned and operated by Master Tom Smith, who regularly trains with the founders of several elite combat systems, including Master Allan Young (Chinese Kempo Karate) and Major Avi Nardi (KAPAP Krav Maga). The school was founded by Sensei Tom in 1995 and focuses on offering practical self-defense training in a friendly, family environment. 

Offerings Include

Children and Adult Self-Defense

Chinese Kempo // KAPAP Krav Maga // Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu // Aikido

NRA Handgun Safety Course

Classes and Private Instruction

Tom Smith's Forge Martial Arts Academy

1060 Middletown Ave.

Northford, CT 06472


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