Changing Lives

Through Martial Arts

WHY Martial Arts?

Can you physically defend yourself? Are you capable of defending a loved one if they were being physically assaulted? Most people can’t, or falsely believe they can. In most attacks, a person doesn’t have enough time to draw a weapon – if they’re even carrying. Quickly an attack can become a life or death situation if your attacker realizes you are armed and they start trying to access your weapon. Unless you know how to use your hands and body, you can quickly become a statistic. Toe 2 Toe is the premier martial arts school in Conway Arkansas. Our focus is on guiding you through your journey of building skills and confidence that will transform your life.


At its core, martial arts is a self-defense art. But more than that it promotes a total transformation of mind and body. Practicing martial arts strengthens your mind and body. Your strength and conditioning improve. Your mind becomes sharp. You gain discipline that influences other areas in your life where you’re lacking. In the process, you discover a level of confidence you never imagined possible, and form friendships that last a lifetime.

Is Toe 2 Toe Right For You?

People recognized Toe 2 Toe as the go-to place for martial arts in Conway, AR. Whether you’re looking for self-defense classes in Conway, AR, Kickboxing classes in Conway, AR, or just looking to get in shape and make new friends in a fun environment Toe 2 Toe is for you.

We have worked with Toe 2 Toe in Conway in a few different ways.My children are in the children's kickboxing class. They love it!! They look forward to going every time and I like how they get out energy in a safe way.My husband also took a class with Curtis for gun safety. He was very professional and informative. Curtis patiently answered all questions thoroughly.Curtis is a great instructor! Well worth the investment. 😁
Emily Feist
Curtiss is such a fun, encouraging, hard working trainer who takes extra time to make each person feel strong. I recommend toe2toe to anyone and everyone!
Abbie Linna
Curtis is a great teacher and friend, and I wish I could have continued to train with him. One of the best experiences I've ever had was training with him.
Seth Davis
Always have a fun and educational experience at Curtis’ dojo! Teaches and explains things in a way just about anyone can understand (very good about changing how he approaches things if you need him to) and just all around a great person. Would recommend and plan on coming back myself!
Kathryn Gooden
I just completed the enhanced carry class taught by Curtis and I have to say by far one of the best classes I have ever attended. I have over 30 years as a trainer which give me a little insight as to a quality instructor. Curtis has an excellent delivery system to make it very easy to understand, he gives real life examples to bring te point home. Curtis's background and experience makes home a perfect person to teach this class. I would not hesitate to take any class he teaches.
Dave Hamilton
Took concealed carry class excellent job on presenting and demonstrating the information and objectives in the class. Highly recommended the instructor was awesome.
shawn jensen
Toe2Toe is a fantastic place to learn the skills of martial arts among other things. They were also extremely helpful in lending the students of UCA their location for a graduate thesis film shot and released in 2020 during the pandemic. All of the staff were very understanding as well as informative when it came to on set safety while doing choreographed stunts. I would 11/10 recommend their services!
Maverick Knox
Recently took two firearm courses with Curtis Robinson! He exhibits a passion for the course while teaching and draws in all who are present. His approach is welcoming and understanding for those with years of experience or those with none. I left feeling confident, capable, and more aware of my surroundings!
Julie & Adam Heacock
Highly recommend! All classes are super fun!Curtiss Robinson makes sure you get the best training every time!!
Marulys Navarro
I have personally known Curtiss Robinson for 10 years. He is a phenomenal martial artist, motivator, and teacher!!! I can’t think of a better person to train with!!
Jim Shotwell
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The feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or skills. In Martial Arts this is knowing what to do, when to do it, and how to utilize self-defense. It also translates into self-esteem at work, in relationships, and in the presence of strangers. It is the core advantage every student gains with hard work and discipline.


The act of using any available means to reduce or escape harm. In Martial Arts this includes, but is not limited to, leaving the area, talking your way out of bad situations, using “stun and run” tactics, employing improvised or modern weapons, and lastly engaging in physical confrontation until help arrives, the enemy is incapacitated, or escape is possible. At Toe2Toe in Conway, AR our students have options and make good choices to avoid conflict. They also have the ability to resolve conflict using techniques and skills learned under our guidance.


Conway’s Toe2Toe Martial Arts isn’t just a place to work out like the local gym. It is a place to make lifelong friendships with other good natured people like you. There is a true brotherhood here where we can show trust and respect without fear of rejection. We help each other, have fun together, and even watch out for one another.