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Welcome to Nesta's Kenpo Karate

Nesta's Kenpo Karate Since opening to the public in 1965, Nick Cerio’s Kenpo has had the reputation for the highest degree of excellence.

The director of the studio, Shihan Joseph Nesta, is recognized internationally for his contribution and expertise in the martial arts. Shihan Nesta is a martial artist at heart. He began training at age 12 and has dedicated 42 years to studying the martial arts. He

Nesta’s Kenpo Karate trains students to develop mind, body, and spirit through the teaching of Kenpo, Karate, Aiki Jiu Jitsu, & Aikido.The teaching programs have been specifically developed over many years to encourage students to develop both their mentalholds the highest Rank in Nick Cerio’s Kenpo in the U.S, and is a 10th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate. A 6th Degree in American Kenpo, and a 1st Degree in Shotokan, Jiu-Jitsu, and Aikido. and physical strength and stamina as well as to dramatically increase their confidence and self-esteem

Nesta’s Kenpo Karate offers martial arts training for adult men & women of any age, children, law enforcement professionals, military self defense, and much more.

Contact us today to set up an appointment or sign up for one our class schedules.


We will be closed on Monday May 29th in observance of MEMORIAL DAY

We will be closed on Monday July 3rd through Tuesday July  4th of in observance of the holiday.

Thursday November 23 Closed
Monday December 25 Closed
Monday January 1 Closed

School Hours:



Current Events


Recent Events


Nesta’s Kenpo Karate & Jiu Jitsu Would Like To Congratulate

Black Belt Test - May 2015Black Belt Test – May 2015

Pictured above from left to right:

Grandmaster Joseph Nesta (10th Dan), Joseph Nesta Jr. (5th Dan), Luis Guzman (4th Dan), Jason Farden (Blackbelt), Roberto Luongo (Blackbelt), Rodger Vautour (Blackbelt), Anagha Arvind (Blackbelt), Peter Marchi (4th Dan)

2016 Seminar






November 6 2016

Kids Test



Nesta’s Kenpo Karate

701 Salem Street

Malden, Ma 02148

Phone 781-397-8090

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Monday though Thursday 1P.M. To 8P.M.

Saturday 8 A.M. To 1 P.M.

Friday And Sunday (By Appointment Only)