kenpo karate

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 holds 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.

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 mental 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.



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

School Hours:
Monday though Thursday 1P.M. To 8P.M.
Saturday 8 A.M. To 1 P.M.
Friday And Sunday (By Appointment Only)