Expert Martial Arts | San Diego, CA | Setting Sun Martial Arts
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Building Character And Community

Experienced Instructors in an encouraging environment

Join us to experience the benefits of self defense and confidence for you and your family!


Character First!

Since 1999, Setting Sun Martial Arts has been teaching and instructing

ALL AGE GROUPS in Martial Arts:


Go Jiu Bujisu

“The Way of Hard and Soft Martial Arts.”


At Setting Sun we teach Go Jiu Bujitsu which is a combination of martial art styles that include Judo, Karate, and Jiu Jitsu.


We focus on CHARACTER FIRST, creating and encouraging our community for over 20 years.

Go Jiu Bujitsu

Go Jiu Bujitsu is an extremely effective hybrid and mixed martial art consisting of a perfect blend of traditional Shotokan Karate, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu.

Go Jiu Bujitsu – Maxims and Code of Ethics

  • Respect – Go Jiu Bujitsu begins and ends with respect.
  • Character – I train in Go Jiu Bujitsu seeking perfection of my character.
  • Self-Control – I only use martial arts techniques for self-defense.
  • Etiquette – I show respect to all other martial arts and martial artists.

  • Well-Being – I use Go Jiu Bujitsu to improve and maintain my physical health, my spirit, my emotions and my overall well-being.
  • Safety – I train with self-control and have patience, appreciation and safety foremost in mind when working with others.
  • Duty – I share with others the techniques, philosophies and intangible benefits of Go Jiu Bujitsu for their benefit and the benefit of my community.
  • Attitude – My attitude is the key to the altitude and success I will reach in Go Jiu Bujitsu and in life.