Martial Arts in Boston

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Swaby Tae Kwon Do Academy (50% Off)

Swaby's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Boston

$450 $225

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$77 for $140 Toward One Month Martial Arts Membership with Uniform— Eclectic Karate

Eclectic Karate

Redeem from Home

$140 $77

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate Boston

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Two Months of Karate Lessons with a Uniform or Five Classes at Villari's Martial Arts Center (Up to 88% Off)

Villari's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$249 $29

Expert martial artists instill discipline in students of all ages while promoting respect and physical fitness

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Neil Stone's Karate Academy (45% Off)

Neil Stone's Karate Academy

Brookline

$510 $281

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at Florian Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Florian Martial Arts

Coolidge Corner

$219 $49

Class options include Brazilian jujitsu, wrestling, strength and conditioning, and striking

One or Three Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Greater Boston Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

Greater Boston Fitness

West Revere

$110 $50

Martial-arts classes include jujitsu, MMA, boxing, and muay thai kickboxing

5, 10, or 20 Boxing, Kickboxing, or MMA Fitness Classes at Red House Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Red House Martial Arts

Malden

$100 $29

Fight your way to fitness during high intensity workouts that employ the movements of boxing, kickboxing, and MMA

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at School of Oom Yung Doe (45% Off)

The School Of Oom Yung Doe

Medford

$450 $248

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3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Roshankish Tae Kwon DO (45% Off)

Roshankish Krav Maga

Medford

$540 $297

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10 Martial Arts Classes at Sarah's School of Martial Arts (55% Off)

Sarah's School Of Martial Arts

Arlington

$150 $68

From the merchant: We offer Brazilian jujitsu and shotokan classes for adult and kids.

Four-Week or Eight-Week Martial Arts Membership at North Shore Martial Arts Center (Up to 88% Off)

North Shore Martial Arts Center

Melrose

$234 $29

Students study kenpo and jiu-jitsu as they learn discipline and self-defense, with cost of uniforms included

One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Classes at DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center (Up to 70% Off)

DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center

Multiple Locations

$180 $59

Students of all ages gain self-defense skills and build strength, mental and physical discipline, and confidence in tae kwon do classes

Karate or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Membership at East Coast Martial Arts Academy (Up to 83% Off). 4 Options Available

East Coast Martial Arts Academy

Quincy

$179 $39

Get a great cardio workout while learning the self-defense skills of karate & Brazilian jiu-jitsu from coaches with over 40 years experience

$54 for $99 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Tiger Institute Tae Kwon Do

Tiger Institute Tae Kwon Do

Saugus

$99 $54

From the merchant: Start a lifelong journey in the Korean art of tae kwon do. Includes registration, orientation, first month of classes.

One or Two Months of Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes at Tokyo Joe's Studios of Self-Defense (Up to 63% Off)

Tokyo Joe's Studios of Self-Defense

Downtown Woburn

$129 $49

Karate is about more than kicks and punches. Their programs develop focus, discipline and they help build a students self confidence.

10 Kids' Martial-Arts Classes or Month of Kids' Martial-Arts Classes at New England Small Circle JuJitsu (Up to 83% Off)

New England Small Circle JuJitsu

Woburn

$250 $49

Kids learn how to recognize potential threats and give bullies the slip with practical martial-arts and jujitsu moves

Martial-Arts or Fitness Classes from Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team (Up to 71% Off). Three Options Available.

Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team

Multiple Locations

$100 $35

Experienced coaching staff teaches adults and kids techniques from Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, boxing, and other martial-arts styles

Five Karate Classes or One or Three Months of Karate Classes at Neves Karate Academy (Up to 75% Off)

Neves Karate Academy

Multiple Locations

$75 $19

Skilled instructor teaches students Okinawan karate

Martial Arts Classes at Defensive Edge Martial Arts Training Center (Up to 84% Off). Three Options Available.

Defensive Edge Martial Arts Training Center

Wakefield

$125 $20

Center dedicated to building up confident, skilled fighters helps students train for their goals with specialized equipment and programs

One Month of Adult Kickboxing or Adult or Kids' Karate at American Kempo Karate Academy (Up to 81% Off)

American Kempo Karate Academy

Multiple Locations

$119 $39

Kickboxing and Karate classes help kids and adults get fit while learning skills such as self-discipline and self-confidence

$55 for $100 Toward One month of Martial Arts Classes — New Horizon Karate & More

New Horizon Karate & More

West Boylston

$100 $55

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One or Three Months of Karate Classes with Uniform at Personal Best Karate (Up to 75% Off)

Personal Best Karate

Multiple Locations

$169 $49

Students boost their physical and mental strength, discipline, endurance, flexibility, and coordination in karate classes

Five, Ten, or 15 Group Martial Arts Classes at Field Martial Arts Academy (Up to 73% Off)

Field Martial Arts Academy

Norwood

$110 $39

Children learn discipline and focus with martial arts foundation classes, while students 13 and up learn self-defense through Krav Maga

10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Randolph

$210 $20

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

5 or 10 Kids' Martial-Arts Classes with Uniform at Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy (Up to 85% Off)

Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Randolph

$139 $29

Kids gain focus, confidence, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

$29 for One Month of Unlimited Kenpo Karate Classes with Uniform at D&A Fitness and Martial Arts Studio (64% Off)

D&A Fitness and Martial Arts Studio

South Peabody

$80 $29

Donning uniforms, students gather around a second-degree black belt to learn Kenpo karate, a discipline that emphasizes quick movements

One or Two Months of Martial Arts Classes for a Kid or Adult at K.I.C.K. Karate (Up to 80% Off)

K.I.C.K. Karate

KICK (Karate Inspires City Kids)

$150 $35

Instructor with 20+ years experience teaches students of all ages the basics of martial arts, such as discipline and health benefits

$58 for One Month of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Cervizzi’s Martial Arts Academy ($159 Value)

Cervizzi’s Martial Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

$159 $58

Trained instructors demonstrate kickboxing, karate, and mixed martial arts in courses separated by age and ability

$54 for $119 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Seishin Martial Arts

Seishin Martial Arts

Sherborn

$119 $54

Students of all ages learn basic fast-paced movements, punches, and kicks

5 or 10 Krav Maga Self-Defense Classes at Rockstar Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Rockstar Martial Arts

Stoughton

$125 $29

Learn real-world self-defense techniques originally developed by the Israeli military

$40 for $90 Groupon — Fenix BJJ Danvers

Fenix Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Danvers

$90 $40

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One or Two Months of Cardio Kickboxing Boot Camp at Michael Macaris Kung-Fu (Up to 73% Off)

Michael Macaris Kung-Fu

Billerica

$175 $55

Cardio kickboxing workouts burn fat, tone bodies, and increase stamina and flexibility while teaching self-defense

One or Three Months of Youth Aikido Classes at Aikido Framingham Aikikai (Up to 65% Off)

Aikido Framingham Aikikai

Multiple Locations

$135 $49

Students learn Aikido basics in classes focused on safety, fun, and character development

One Month of Tai Chi, Kenpo, or Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes at Ethereal Arts Self Defense (Up to 58% Off)

Ethereal Arts Self Defense

Stow

$79 $39

Black belted instructors teach everything from kenpo karate to ancient chin-na grappling techniques

Krav Maga or Martial Arts Classes at Thurston Martial Arts (Up to 75% Off)

Thurston Martial Arts

Hanover

$139 $39

Instructors teach students muscle-toning karate moves as well as effective krav maga self-defense skills used by law enforcement agencies

5 or 10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Wai Kru (Up to 67% Off). Six Options Available.

Wai Kru

Multiple Locations

$85 $36

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Classes in disciplines including MMA, jujitsu, boxing, and kickboxing

$25 for $50 Worth of Services at Team Flo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Team Flo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu-Lowell

South Lowell

$50 $25

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5 or 10 Individual or One Month of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Muay Thai Classes at Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 71% Off)

Fenix Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Lowell

$100 $35

Experienced black belt leads classes in Brazilian jiu jitsu and muay thai; offers fundamental and advanced levels

One Month of Kids' Fitness or 10 Adult Karate or Kickboxing Classes at Certain Victory Martial Arts (Up to 82% Off)

Certain Victory Martial Arts

Marlborough

$209 $39

Experienced and certified instructor leads children and adults in fitness and self defense classes

$20 for $40 Worth of Martial Arts — New England Martial Arts

New England Martial Arts

Marlborough

$40 $20

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$67 for $150 Worth of Services at ATA Martial Arts Of Dracut

Ata Martial Arts Of Dracut

Dracut

$150 $67

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Five or Ten Krav Maga Classes With Gloves at America's Best Defense (Up to 72% Off)

America's Best Defense

Multiple Locations

$89 $29

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Krav Maga martial arts skills teach students techniques for dispatching armed assailants while boosting self confidence

One or Three Months of Unlimited Karate Classes at JKR (Up to 60% Off)

JKR

Milford

$50 $20

Certified instructors lead karate classes that cover martial-arts fundamentals, such as attacks and defensive maneuvers

One Month of Unlimited Boot Camp or Krav Maga Classes for One or Two at Salem Self Defense Center (Up to 56% Off)

Salem Self Defense Center

Salem

$109 $49

Boot camp mixes cardio and strength training with combat moves, and krav maga classes prep students to subdue armed and unarmed assailants

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at National Karate Institute (50% Off)

National Karate Institute

Salem

$199 $100

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Above all else, Sifu K.L. Brown understands two things: first, that a physical change can trigger a spiritual change; and second, that most martial-arts training caters more to men than to women. K.L. discovered that first truth as a boy in the Bronx, where his passion for the Boy Scouts, martial arts, and dance led him to several defining accomplishments. Namely, he was one of first African-Americans from his borough to earn the rank of an Eagle Scout and won both Silver Mittens and Golden Gloves titles before going on to a career as a professional boxing coach.This experience contributed to his second realization, that women needed a style of martial-arts training tailored for their fitness needs and style of learning.

Thus, K.L. designed Sweat Box, a form of martial-arts-based fitness training that dispenses with the rigidity of formal training studios in favor of a high-energy, celebratory atmosphere. As he leads participants through exercises, he also mixes in hip-hop moves and gymnastics. Leading each class, he adjusts exercises for all fitness levels, scaling difficulty where needed. In addition to helping students attain an improved physique, his fitness programs—which include classes, personal training, and competition training—encourage students to expand their perceptions of who they are and what they're capable of.

Still upholding the humanitarianism he learned with the Boy Scouts, K.L. also uses Sweat Box to promote community mindedness. Through his philanthropic venture Sweat Box, Inc. Rose Foundation, he donates proceeds from Sweat Box and Sweat Box Couture toward research into breast cancer, diabetes, and how to make donuts less delicious.

800 Boylston St
Boston,
MA
US

Fists fly amid a regulation sized boxing ring as the stern commands of an on looking coach keep the fighters in check. Though there may be gravel in his voice, each demand is intended to motivate students of all levels as they hone their boxing skills during small group boxing sessions at Peter Welch's Gym. And leading the pack of coaches who "… will motivate you, but never intimidate you," as told to the Boston Common by Melinda Sarkis—is the owner himself, Peter Welch, a Golden Gloves champion and fighting coach for UFC fighters Kenny Florian and Brock Lesnar. With decades of "old school" boxing experience tucked into his belt, Peter has developed a hands-on boxing program that teaches novice fighters using the same workout as professionals, while instilling confidence through effective conditioning and coaching.

His namesake gym recently moved to a new location that boasts a free weight area, flat screen TVs, and spacious locker rooms. The gym's week-long schedule is open to all including men and women of any age, and has even had visitors such as Anthony Bourdain.

380 Dorchester Ave
Boston,
MA
US

On its website, Redline Fight Sports boasts that it is not a typical, low-intensity health club. Rather, it is a 5,000-square-foot facility designed to train fighters and fitness enthusiasts who want to train like fighters but do not want to interact with large slabs of meat. Its coaches—most fighters themselves—preach purposeful and practical training, where natural movements replace rote exercises to help boost strength, speed, flexibility, and stamina. For example, instead of sitting at a bicep-curl machine, a student in the popular Fighter-Fit class may slug an uppercut bag or whip into a teardrop knee bag. This choreography of punches and kicks takes place in the training area, where heavy bags and lightweight striking bags hang, some on a custom, 40-foot rail system that slides them to and fro. In a back cage room, grapplers can train over fully matted floors and walls, even practicing throws on a crash mat.

A regulation-sized sparring ring is available for dedicated boxing training, and free weights work to boost strength capacity. An air exchanger circulates fresh oxygen into the gym, which also rents towels for its fighters in training.

614 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US

Before becoming owner and head trainer at Sityodtong Muay Thai Academy, Mark DellaGrotte spent a decade in Thailand, training under muay thai guru Kru Yodtong and competing in high-profile bouts. His experience transformed him into a formidable muay thai kickboxer, earning him spots on several TV shows including Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter and UFC Countdown. However, it also made him an expert ambassador for Thai-style boxing. Today, Mark and his team of instructors foster fight-ready fitness with classes in muay thai, Brazilian jujitsu, mixed martial arts, and boxing.

100 Broadway
Somerville,
MA
US

Since ancient times, Thai students, fighters, and artists have performed the wai kru ritual to honor the teachers who make their study possible. Composed of everyone from Navy boxers to championship jujitsu fighters, the staff of martial-arts instructors at Wai Kru gym knows the value of experience. Kru John, for instance, has traveled to Japan, Brazil, and Thailand to hone his muay thai kickboxing expertise, attending more than 20 training camps throughout Asia and earning a certification from the Thai government.

Training guests as diverse as beginning boxers and professional MMA fighters, both of Wai Kru's locations bolster training regimens with cardio machines, weights, and open mat space. Each gym also sports a boxing ring and a 24-foot octagon, so shaped to avoid having to vacuum peanut shells from a 90-degree corner.

236 Brighton Ave
Allston,
MA
US

The fighting Florian brothers lend their family name to Florian Martial Arts, where they apply expert skill and professional experience to their strength and conditioning programs. Classes include everything from Brazilian jujitsu to a junior samurai program for boys and girls aged 6?15. Beginners may be interested in the fundamentals program, which teaches the "Florian way," a method of simple but highly effective techniques.

6 Webster St.
Brookline,
MA
US