We are Seacoast Warriors

Self-Defense and Martial Arts for the Whole Family

Who We Are

Seacoast Warriors is a martial arts school located in Dover, New Hampshire. We offer self-defense and martial arts training for the whole family including kids, teens, and adults. Our programs integrate a variety of traditional and modern martial arts disciplines, focusing on real-world self-defense for staying safe at the playground and on the street.

Our Mission

Provide safe, realistic self-defense and martial arts training programs that enable students to develop confidence, physical stamina, mental strength, and an indomitable spirit.

Our Focus

We’re not one “traditional” martial arts school. We use a variety of traditional and non-traditional martial arts techniques to to teach self-defense to children, teens, and adults. 

Our Essence

At our core, we strive to teach our students skills and habits that help keep them safe at home and on the streets. Our programs are also designed to instill discipline, confidence, and respect.

Our Promise

In addition to martial arts and self-defense training, our students learn important life skills including courtesy, respect, discipline, and responsibility; how to set and achieve SMART goals (personal, academic, and martial arts); and understand the importance of community service.

Our Instructors

Master Dana Kiklis

Master Dana Kiklis

6th Dan

Master Dana Kiklis has nearly forty years of martial arts experience. He is a Certified Master Instructor, holds many ranks, and is cross-trained in several disciplines.


  • 6th Degree Black Belt
  • 6th Degree Black Belt in “Kyusho Jitsu” / Dim Muk” (Certified Master).
  • 6th Degree Black Belt – Ryu Kyu Karate
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt – Kyusho Kenpo Karate
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt – Jujitsu America
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt – Japanese Jujitsu
  • Taught military and police in 5 countries
  • Hand-to-hand combat coordinator for deploying US Forces
  • Executive Protection an Security

Master Kiklis has extensive training with some of the top grandmasters in the world: 

  • Arnis (Filipino Stick & Knife Fighting) – Guro Peter Freedman
  • Small Circle Jujitsu – Grand Master/ Founder Professor Wally & Professor Leon Jay
  • Aido (the Art of the Sword) – Master Lou Mang
  • Ketsugo Jujitsu – Grand Master Peter Freedman
  • Wrestling
  • Traditional Japanese Jujitsu
  • Boxing – Former Heavy Weight Contender Johnie Prezie
  • Boxing – Dicky Eklund (trainer of World Champions & his life story the movie “The Fighter”!

Gene Paltrineri

3rd Dan

Gene Paltrineri has more than 40 years of Martial Arts experience in a variety of disciplines including Taekwondo, Kyusho Jujitsu, Brewster Arnis, Wrestling, and Judo. 


  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kyusho Jitsu
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Ryukyu Kempo Karate
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kickboxing
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do (Certified Instructor) 
  • Brewster Arnis
  • Judo
  • Massachusetts State wrestling champion
Mr Plante

Brenden Plante

3rd Dan

  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kyusho Jitsu
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt in Ryukyu Kempo Karate
  • 2nd Dan Tae Kwan Do
  • Brewster Arnis


    29 Littleworth Rd.

    Dover, NH 03820

    Daily: 9AM - 6PM

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