Martial Arts

Empowering Through Martial Arts: Specialized Training for the Autism Spectrum

Discover expert guidance and resources designed to support individuals with autism through martial arts.

In his book Martial Arts on the Autism Spectrum, Al Loren draws from decades of experience as a master martial artist. Loren shares the life-changing mental, physical, and emotional benefits that martial arts training can have on individuals with Autism and other special needs. With practical advice, real-life success stories, and step-by-step techniques, Al Loren provides a valuable resource for parents, educators, and martial arts instructors. Empower your loved ones with the benefits of martial arts and see the transformative impact it can have on their lives


Check out what Al has to offer

Online Training

Train with Al from anywhere and at anytime

Schedule & Book

Schedule a speaking engagement or private session

Committed to Excellence in Training

With over 20 years of experience and more than 30,000 classes taught, I provide expert instruction to kids, teens, adults, and seniors. I have extensive experience working with autistic and physically challenged children, and I specialize in teaching Tai Chi to seniors.


Way Of The

Empty Hand


Way of Harmony

Of The Spirit

tai Chi

The Gentle 


“Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.”

Morihei Ueshiba (Aikido Founder)

Frequently Asked Questions

I teach a class with kids starting at 3 years of age.

Many children that I teach have special requirements, so this is not necessarily a hindrance to learning martial arts

I’m a fitness guru too 😉

Email me your request or leave me a message on my phone so we can discuss your specific needs, but I’m very competitive.

I offer numerous karate birthday parties. You will need to schedule and select the location.


In terms of celebrity, Jerry Garcia from the Greatful Dead is.

Yes mainstream adults and seniors.

No I don’t but i can recommend a couple of places in the Bay Area. Shoot me an email.

Yes I do workshops and classes.

Yes much of my teaching is one-on-one.

Yes that is typically how I conduct them


Have any questions?

Please reach out, we are happy to help