Martial Arts in Emeryville

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Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Grand Lake

$120 $54

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Up to 73% Off Shaolin Kung Fu Lessons

U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu

Chinatown

$100 $30

Black-belt instructors train students in traditional Shaolin kung fu, with an emphasis on self-defense and self-discipline

83% Off Beginner Jiu Jitsu Classes

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$150 $25

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Developed and taught by award-winning martial artists, beginner jiu jitsu classes follow the facility's martial-arts philosophy

70% Off Cardio Kickboxing

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

SoMa

$120 $36

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Bay Jiu-Jitsu

Lower Pacific Heights

$100 $45

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Up to 82% Off at 108 Heroes Kung Fu

Chinese Shao-Lin Center

Financial District

$160 $29

Kung fu lessons teach essential self-defense moves as well as confidence and skills useful for a lifetime of overall wellness

Up to 71% Off Filipino Martial Arts Classes

Eskabo Daan

San Francisco

$185 $59

Experts guide students through Filipino self-defense techniques, a versatile fighting style utilizing weapons and bare hands

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Bushido Fight Team

San Francisco

$170 $76

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E.y. Lee Kung Fu School

San Francisco

$240 $84

Study Choy Lee Fut, tai chi, or qigong (internal exercises) twice weekly in a traditional Chinese kung fu school

Up to 82% Off at Navarrete's Black Belt Academy

Navarrete's Black Belt Academy

Noe Valley

$215 $39

Black-belt instructors teach martial arts and self-defense skills, as well as values such as discipline and self-confidence

Up to 72% Off Uniform and Hapkido Classes

Hapkido USA

Inner Parkside

$194 $59

Hapkido instructors teach adults and children effective self-defense skills while simultaneously encouraging self-development

Up to 69% Off at Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Five Animals Kung Fu Academy

Inner Parkside

$75 $29

Students master useful and potentially life-saving self-defense and kickboxing techniques under tutelage of trained professionals

Up to 58% Off Kuk Sool Won Martial-Arts Classes

Kuk Sool Won of San Francisco

San Francisco

$100 $49

Traditional Korean martial-art system geared for both youngsters and adults

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Silver Dragon Kung Fu

Original Daly City

$100 $50

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Up to 84% Off at Martial Arts America

Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Up to 81% Off Classes at A&R Martial Arts Training Center

A&R Martial Arts Training Center

North Hayward

$120 $25

Certified martial arts trainer imbues students of all levels with self-defense fundamentals

Up to 81% Off Muay Thai Classes

KO1 Fitness Academy

Downtown Hayward

$100 $29

Students engage their core muscles while learning standup striking moves

Up to 88% Off Kids' Tae Kwon Do Classes

Fitness Innovations & Tae Kwon Do

Martinez

$215 $29

Owner has been teaching martial arts for more than 35 years; instructors focus on instilling self-confidence, discipline, and respect

Up to 67% Off Children's Aikido Classes at Aikido of Tamalpais

Aikido of Tamalpais

Corte Madera

$135 $49

Master instructors train students in the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize the non-aggressive art of aikido

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Mount Tam Mma

San Rafael

$165 $74

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Up to 86% Off Classes and Uniform at Goju Karate

Goju Karate

San Rafael

$100 $19

Students of all fitness levels participate in karate classes that teach basic techniques and test endurance

Up to 71% Off Self-Defense Classes at Trucombat

Trucombat

San Ramon

$100 $30

Expert instructors teach kids and adults self-defense techniques that incorporate elements of fighting styles such as Kung Fu and MMA

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts for Kids or Adults

TriValley ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$125 $39

Both kids and adults develop discipline and self-confidence as they learn martial arts

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Core Taekwondo

San Mateo

$379 $189

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Each week of camp includes field trips and outdoor activities focusing on a different theme, from ninja training to science and circus camp

Up to 93% Off at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

78% Off Brazilian Jiujitsu or Muay Thai at Roots Kickboxing

Roots Kickboxing

Union City

$139 $30

Instructor teach take-downs, chokes, holds and defense techniques to students of all skill levels

Up to 88% Off at Hernandez Martial Arts

Hernandez Martial Arts

Union City

$160 $19

Kids learn discipline, physical skills, self-defense, and hard work during children's karate classes

Up to 69% Off at Tri City Aikido

Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

45% Off

Espinosa Martial Arts

Pleasanton

$100 $55

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Up to 63% Off Martial-Arts Classes

West Coast Martial Arts

Fremont

$80 $35

Instructors guide students of all ages and skill levels in a blend of Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, and Grappling to improve strength and confidence

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Usa Wuchi Kungfu Academy

Fremont

$135 $41

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Twin Tigers Academy Of Self Defense

Brentwood

$120 $44

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Deep Water Academy

Fairfield

$15 $8

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Up to 54% Off at Sidekicks Martial Arts

Sidekicks Martial Arts

Napa

$45 $21

Adults try their hand at martial-arts forms such as tae kwon do and jujitsu, while little ones learn the basics along with life skills

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Academy Of Jeet Kune Do Sciences

Petaluma

$150 $75

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FTX Martial Arts & Fitness

Sunnyvale

$149 $39

Kids and adults alike can burn off energy and build their strength as they learn practical marital-arts and self-defense skills

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Karate Masters

Sunnyvale

$110 $61

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Jkr Okaigan Dojo

Cupertino

$420 $231

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Up to 70% Off Kids' Muay Thai Classes

Team Rey`s

South San Jose

$160 $49

Kids learn martial arts and muay thai during twice-a-week classes taught by an instructor with 20 years of experience

Up to 75% Off at Battle Control Martial Arts

Battle Control Martial Arts

Edenvale

$120 $35

Martial-arts students learn self-defense skills, up their fitness levels, and build both mental and physical strength and discipline

Up to 81% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Tojokan Dojo

Tojokan Dojo

San Jose

$100 $29

Shinkendo teaches swordsmanship rooted in samurai techniques and philosophies, whereas Aikibujitsu blends and redirects attackers' energy

Up to 71% Off Jiu-Jitsu Classes for Adults or Kids

Gloglo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Gloglo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

$155 $49

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Experienced instructors teach Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a martial art that focuses on balance and leverage for effective self-defense

44% Off Martial Arts

Spartan Mma & Fitness Inc.

San Jose

$90 $50

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Chuck Jefferson's Judo

West Valley

$120 $54

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70% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Eagle Talon Martial Arts

Cambrian Community

$160 $48

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Up to 74% Off Judo and Jujitsu Classes

Pacific Judo & Ju Jitsu Academy

San Jose

$95 $25

Founded in 1949, the school teaches kids, teens and adults self-defense through judo and jujitsu

Up to 70% Off Kids' Martial Arts

Heroes Martial Arts

Downtown San Jose

$159 $49

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Kids’ antibullying and Brazilian jujitsu sessions provide improved physical fitness and self-defense skills; adult option available

Up to 50% Off Regular and Child Classes at PRO Martial Arts

PRO Martial Arts

Campbell

$159 $79

Motivation martial arts classes instill students aged 3 and up with confidence, poise, self-respect, and self-defense skills

Up to 79% Off Mixed Martial-Arts Classes

Xtreme Martial Arts and Fitness Center

Campbell

$75 $19

Mixed martial-arts classes teach techniques and build confidence in a fun, respectful environment

Up to 82% Off Kickboxing or Martial Arts Classes

Studio Kicks Training Center

Los Gatos

$57 $10

Burn calories in high-energy cardio kickboxing classes or master the 5,000-year-old techniques of martial arts

71% Off One-Month of Kids Martial Arts

Fit Force Martial Arts and Bootcamp

Tracy

$100 $29

Kids ages 4–7 learn mixed martial arts while improving confidence and self-esteem

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts at Norcal Fighting Alliance

Norcal Fighting Alliance and Fitness

Santa Rosa

$100 $29

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Martial arts teach kids and adults discipline and self-defense techniques while keeping their bodies active

50% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Seika Ryu Martial Arts

Santa Rosa

$477 $239

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84% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Evolution Martial Arts & Fitness

Santa Rosa

$154 $25

Self-defense classes promote confidence and physical fitness

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Go2Karate

On Location

$324 $20

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

Up to 54% Off Kids' Aikido Classes

New School Aikido

Civic Center

$75 $37

Enthusiastic instructors school kids aged 4–7 or 8–12 in a Japanese martial art that cultivates discipline without fostering aggression

75% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Hauth's Family Taekwondo Center

Windsor

$395 $99

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Up to 45% Off Tai Chi Classes

Davis Kung Fu

Downtown Core

$88 $48

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Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of song, dance, and ritualized fighting that is centered on a physical game called jogo de capoeira. Like Spock and Kirk forced to fight by a threatening tribunal of bearded men, two players dance around each other in the center of a circle, exchanging movements of attack and defense in a constant, heart-pumping flow. Both players attempt to control the space by confusing their opponent, although no intentional contact is made or harm done—unlike sticks and stones with hurtful words carved into them. The observers in the circle play a variety of traditional Brazilian instruments and sing, setting the pace and beat of the dance-fight. Explore the schedule to find times during the week that work for you; additional classes are held at 7 a.m. by appointment only. Each session will immerse you in the flips, feints, kicks, and songs of capoeira.

1901 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

Maybe it's a good thing the founders of Brazilian jiujitsu were not huge men. At just 135 pounds, co-founder Helio Gracie was forced to rely on leverage rather than rote strength or merciless tickling to help him overcome larger opponents. So in an effort to reduce the natural advantage of size, he worked these techniques into Brazilian jiujitsu's system of joint locks, chokes, and take-downs. In that way, Brazilian jiujitsu became a practical form of self-defense; you didn't have to be able to kick down a tree to become dangerous.

At Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu, black belt martial artist Dave Clahan and his team have armed students of every size with these same leverage-based self-defense techniques. Inside their 4,000 square foot studio, students of all ages and levels soak up grappling and submission skills they can refine for the ring or reserve for life-saving moments on the street. In addition to building physical ability, the instructors also emphasize building intangible qualities, such as confidence and self-respect.

1500 Ashby Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

Founded by master trainer Sergio Silva, Team Silva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu arms students with the grapples and fitness techniques needed to get in shape or tackle competitors. Adult programs delve into the takedowns and strikes of mixed martial arts, jujitsu, and muay thai kickboxing, and women's classes range from yoga to fighting-themed fitness. Tykes can begin learning self-defense and discipline with muay thai lessons, gaining the swift, precise movements to fend off playground bullies or rebuff roving packs of feral kindergartners. A safe and encouraging environment, the Alameda studio lines its walls with cushions and trained coaches who oversee classes and open-mat sessions where students practice their martial-arts techniques or pickup lines.

1706 Lincoln Ave
Alameda,
CA
US

Sahbumnim Jeremy Keller, a fourth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, believes learning is a life-long process available to anyone who will reach out for it. Working with students as young as three, and as old as an imagination, Intensity Martial Arts owner Jeremy and his team teach three styles of martial arts: the Korean combat art Tae Kwon Do, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. During each session, they teach respect and build listening skills and focus. The team’s professional oversight keeps students safe during sparing sessions and practice. The dojo’s padded floors protect against falls, and specialized gloves soften any blows.

1303 Lincoln Ave
Alameda,
CA
US

The Polk Street Gym is a boxing gym. It telegraphs its pugilistic philosophy to fitness by center-staging a large, full-size boxing ring just inside the sidewalk storefront windows that stretch from matted floor to lofted ceiling. Both aspiring sparers and everyday Joes, who only have thrown punches at dollar stealing vending machines, train like boxers. Members jump rope, run hills, hit bags, and shadowbox. These drills and exercises firm not just boxing skills, but also general cardio and strength capacity. With 29 classes to choose from, men and women, kids and adults find a fighter's heart in circuit training or boxing classes.

Dublin-bred, former Golden Gloves champion Simon Redmond leads a roster of trainers who are all current or past Golden Gloves champs, whose knuckles turn food, jaws, parking meters, and all they touch to gold. After immigrating to San Francisco in the mid-90s, Simon trained and fought for several years before opening a gym with a partner. At the start of 2010, Simon broke off on his own to open Polk Street Gym. He strives to whip people into shape through boxing, affirming his mission and his passion by writing that despite broken ribs, a broken nose, burst eardrums, and spilt blood, he has loved every minute of his boxing lifestyle.

1436 Polk St
San Francisco,
CA
US

At AB Mixed Martial Arts Academy, Pilates and boot-camp-style CrossFit sessions complement a rigorous sequence of muay thai, Capoeira, and Brazilian jujitsu classes taught by martial-arts champions. During introductory classes, instructors focus on fundamental techniques to accommodate patrons of all ages and experience levels. Advanced instruction augments the basics with self-defense strategies such as sweeps, counters, and submissions. Students can bolster their workouts with independent exercise at the newly remodeled workout area, which features a variety of equipment and weights. The kid's jujitsu program instills practical self-defense skills in a safe, age-appropriate environment, while also building confidence, discipline, and the focus needed to fill in SAT test bubbles telepathically.

2975 San Bruno Ave
San Francisco,
CA
US