DEDICATED TO SERVING YOU TO LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE
Keishidojo (KSD) Martial Arts
Keishidojo (KSD) Martial Arts purpose is to serve our students, members, and families at the highest level. To fulfill this goal, we constantly improve upon everything we do to better the experience we offer. From curriculum development and life-skills education to staff training and continually updating our facilities, you can be confident we are constantly investing in ways to better serve you.
We are grateful to extend this service to the community and give back in every way possible to our schools and other organizations because we genuinely care about making a difference. One Martial Arts believe that through giving back, we offer the best example as to why many people choose to be part of our culture.
Our focus is on an environment of LEARNING. We believe that it is the path to constant growth and improvement. We invest our time and resources to provide progressive teaching methods, character development and a curriculum that is fun and effective. One Martial Arts is dedicated to cultivating an environment that inspires our students, members, and families to live their best life.
JD Olsen is the owner and chief instructor at Keishidojo Martial Arts Unleashed, a martial arts school in Sumter, South Carolina. He has been training in various martial arts for over 40 years and holds a 5th-degree black belt in multiple styles. JD began teaching martial arts in 1993 and opened his own dojo, Keishidojo in 2006. His mission is to provide self-defense and martial arts skills to everyone. In addition to teaching martial arts, JD also offered self-defense-specific classes, bullying prevention classes for kids, and sexual assault prevention courses for women.
JD has continued his own training under many renowned martial artists, including Guro Dan Inosanto, Sifu Francis Fong, Ajarn Siriste Chai, Guro Ron Balicki, Sensei Mike Martelle, Sensei Erik Paulson, Professor Helio Soneca, Professor Eli Knight, Kaicho AJ Weimer, and Professor Carlos Machado. He holds various ranks in various martial arts, including Aikido, All Japan Submission Fighting, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Combat Submission Wrestling, Filipino Kali, Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Karate, Maphilindo Silat, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Shooto MMA, Pankration, Progressive Kali Systems, Submission Arts Wrestling, STX Kickboxing, and Total Fighting Concepts Self-Defense System.
In addition to his work at Keishidojo, JD is also the programs director for the Martial Arts Unlimited Association and an affiliate member of several other martial arts organizations, including the Martial Arts Research Systems, the Carlos Machado Jiu-Jitsu Association, Grizzly Gym MMA, and Erik Paulson’s Combat Submission Wrestling Association.