The promotion of high-quality stage combat with roots in historical technique for education and entertainment


Each term, new classes in various disciplines and styles are offered based on a rotating schedule. Class schedules vary depending on availability of instructors and students per term.

Click Here to learn about and register for classes this term.

Art In Arms also provides choreography services for all kinds of performance, whether it be live professional and educational theatre or film and video projects.  

With nearly two decades' experience in the craft, founder/lead instructor Mike Lubke is committed to bringing stories of physical conflict to life.  The expertise he brings to productions allows performers to confidently perform compelling choreography with specific attention paid to optimizing the narrative impact of the scene.

Click Here to learn more about his fight direction experience.

Get a glimpse into our way of doing things, featuring students and staff from our fall 2018 classes.

Special Thanks to Kayla Martin for capturing this slice of life for us.

What People Are Saying

Mike Lubke has built a great collection of SAFD certification-geared courses with a group of highly capable assistants. These classes are challenging, informative, and very enjoyable.

Alex Galick

Not only have I been able to earn two certifications through Art in Arms, but I have gained some incredible friendships along the way. This staff is does a phenomenal job of meeting students at any level, to provide safe training with a lot of laughter.

Elizabeth Cassidy


Whether onstage, on set, or in the classroom, the team at Art in Arms are the finest professionals I have ever worked with. Highly competent and extremely passionate about their art, I look forward to working with them every chance I get!

Jake Stone



Contact Us

Hive Martial Arts (MN Karate and Fitness)
​​1085 10th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

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