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Abilities Martial Arts is an innovative and inclusive program that combines martial arts training with techniques to support individuals of all needs.     

This unique approach aims to enhance the physical, emotional,  and cognitive well-being of individuals while fostering a sense

of empowerment and self-confidence.


The program is specifically tailored to cater to the diverse abilities and challenges faced by individuals today. Through adapted martial arts techniques and a compassionate teaching approach, Abilities Martial Arts provides a safe and supportive environment for individuals to thrive.

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At Abilities Martial Arts, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to participate in and benefit from the therapeutic benefits of martial arts training.


We are dedicated to empowering individuals with unique needs by providing a specialized program that combines the transformative power of martial arts with therapeutic approaches.


Our mission is to create a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment where participants can thrive, overcome challenges, and build their physical, mental, and emotional well-being together.


At Abilities Martial Arts, we offer a unique and empowering program designed specifically for teenagers including those with special needs. Our martial arts sessions are more than just physical training; they are a holistic journey towards building confidence, discipline, and resilience. Whether you're facing challenges related to autism, ADHD, anxiety, or any other unique need, our welcoming community and experienced instructors are here to support you every step of the way. Through specialized training that respects your pace and abilities, you'll discover new strengths, make lasting friendships, and achieve goals you might have never thought possible. Join us at Abilities Martial Arts, where every teenager is celebrated for their unique talents and potential. Let's embark on this empowering journey together!

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Ignite Passion

Join us for an opportunity to strengthen the bonds of family by training and growing together.  The martial arts heals wounds and fosters growth, reduces houshold stress and creates teamwork and cooperation.  


Family & Friends classes available

Growing old doesn't have to mean getting old!!  Our Seniors classes help keep you safe, fit, flexible and friendly!!!

Special Pricing for Seniors!!

Same price for 1 or group of 10 so bring your friends !!!

Getting Started

Please feel free to contact us anytime

We're located at

145 Kisco Ave
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Lesson Availability

Mon 10am - 1pm

Wed: 10am - 1pm

Friday: 9am - 7pm
​​Saturday: 3pm - 7pm
​Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Group Classes

Kids 7 - 13  Friday @ 5:30pm

                     Saturday @ 3:00pm

                     Sunday @ 1:00pm

Training Session #1
Personal Training
"Integrating martial arts into your life offers transformative benefits for all individuals including those with special needs, enhancing both physical and psychological well-being."

30 minute Sessions

60 minute Sessions

Training Session #2
Family & Friends Group  

Adding the martial arts to your group of friends or  family creates a unifying experience, benefiting all through shared growth and strengthened bonds.

1 Hour Group Session

ages 5 and up


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Who Are Our Clients?

ABILITIES MARTIAL ARTS is a specialized program designed to cater to individuals who benefit from specialized assistance. Our group training sessions are tailored to address your unique needs, ensuring that you receive the utmost support and attention. Our mission is to help individuals of all abilities, including those with diverse physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges, to develop essential skills and foster personal growth through the transformative power of martial arts. Whether you're seeking to enhance physical coordination, build self-confidence, improve focus, or simply enjoy the benefits of an inclusive and supportive environment, we are here to guide you on your journey. At ABILITIES MARTIAL ARTS, we are committed to empowering individuals to reach their full potential and discover the strength within themselves.

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We offer classes for....

Seniors, Adults, Teens & Children

Starting Age 5 and UP

        Welcome to Abilities Martial Arts, where individuals from all walks of life are embraced with open arms. Our students can take comfort in knowing that our instructors are not judgmental but rather professional, caring, and patient individuals. Your training needs are our top priority, and we are dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for your growth and progress. Join us on this transformative journey, where your unique abilities and aspirations are celebrated and nurtured.

Abilities Martial Arts Triad
"A Journey of Development"

Martial Arts Training: Physical workout in a positive learning environment with goals, rewards and achievements of value.

Life Skills Development: Enhancing mental and physical well-being, fostering life skills development and empowering people to thrive in today's world.

Personalized Lessons:  Group Classes & Personal training, tailored programs promoting growth, confidence, and well-being for individuals with special needs.

Individualized and group training in Westchester, NY area. On-site or dojo sessions available for Abilities MAT.

Your Abilities Martial Arts Instructor

Sensei Dan Hiltwine of Abilities Martial Arts

Sensei Dan Hiltwine, 3rd Degree Black Belt

Head Instructor

Welcome to the world of Abilities martial arts, dedicated to empowering individuals with unique needs. Meet Sensei Dan Hiltwine, a seasoned martial artist with a career spanning over 35 years in the realm of martial arts. With 32 years of experience as an instructor, Sensei Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to a program like Abilities Martial Arts .

As a Program Director, Sensei Dan played a pivotal role in designing and implementing life skills courses, tailoring each aspect to foster personal growth and development. He also served as East West Karate's Enrollment Director, passionately engaging with and guiding all new students to ensure a seamless and inclusive experience.

Notably, Sensei Dan's influence extends beyond our dedicated program, as he has served as Vice-president of operations for East West Karate, a prominent 6-school organization. Throughout his journey, he has touched countless lives and made a lasting impact on the martial arts community.

However, it is his unwavering dedication and passion for working with students with unique needs that sets him apart. For over 30 years, Sensei Dan has compassionately and skillfully supported individuals with diverse abilities, recognizing the unique potential in each person.

Now, the time has come for a new chapter in Sensei Dan's journey. His vision and commitment have led to the creation of a program solely dedicated to providing exceptional martial arts training for students with unique needs. Our program is built on a foundation of inclusivity, empowerment, and personalized training.

Join us on this transformative journey as we harness the power of martial arts to unlock the full potential of every participant, ensuring that no one is left behind. At our dojo, Abilities MAT, located in the heart of Westchester, NY, we offer group sessions, tailored to suit the individual needs and goals of our extraordinary students.

Sensei Dan and our dedicated team are here to welcome you with open arms and an unwavering commitment to your growth. Together, let's embark on a path of empowerment, self-discovery, and boundless possibilities.

Get ready to redefine what's possible, one martial arts lesson at a time.


For More Information on Programs, Scheduling, Pricing and Training Details Please Complete The Form Below


For Kids!!

For Teens & Adults!!

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