San Jose martial arts

The Better Kids Institute has identified the top San Jose martial arts schools for kids and families in the San Jose CA area, which are listed below.

We are a global organization with the goal of helping parents bring up better children. One of the things we do is identify the best child-development resources in local communities throughout the United States within eight categories. You can search all of the resources we’ve identified in and around San Jose CA from the home page of this website.

What we did consider in making our selections are the attributes of a martial arts school that parents have told us are important to them. Such as:

Friendliness towards kids and families

Level of focus on character development

Professional certifications specific to martial arts

Martial arts instructor credentials

What we did consider in making our selections are the attributes of a martial arts school that parents have told us are important to them. Such as:

Google, Yelp, and Facebook parent reviews

Local rankings of martial arts schools based parent surveys

Level of local community engagement

Victory Martial Arts

San Jose martial arts

877-797-7988

Beyond attaining physical fitness and practicing self-defense, our martial arts philosophy shapes successful human beings – true champions – ready to make a positive impact on our world. By reinforcing family values such as respect, self-control, honesty and integrity, and sharing traditional martial arts knowledge, our students grow in self-confidence and practical life skills. They learn to confront and overcome their fears and doubts so that they can stand strong among their peers as true leaders.

With more than two decades of experience, our professional instructors and motivational experts continue to make Victory Martial Arts the very best in martial arts training for your family.

Mission: To inspire, educate and develop children, families and communities to reach their highest potential.
Programs: Martial Arts For Kids, Teens And Adults Martial Arts Classes,
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Locations: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Nevada, Spain, Texas, Viginia, Wisconsin

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Sunnyvale Martial Arts Academy

San Jose martial arts

408-773-8095

Sunnyvale Martial Arts Academy first opened its doors in 1988 just a few blocks away from the current location. Our founder and Master Instructor KJN Teri Lee, along with her team of instructors, have worked closely together to use martial arts as a way to enrich people’s lives physically, mentally, and spiritually while also creating a safe and positive environment for students and families alike. It is important that every student that walks in the door receives a fun and challenging class and leaves with a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment towards their goals.

Mission: We have dedicated our lives to giving you the opportunity to reach your individual potential in martial arts and in life.Our goal is to make our students not only Black Belts in Martial Arts, but Black Belts in Life!
Programs: Little Dragons, Children, Teens, Adults
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Locations: Sunnyvale, CA

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United Studios Of Self Defense

San Jose martial arts

650-960-0101

Whether you’re a beginner or experienced martial artist, United Studios of Self Defense has a program to fit every need. Men, women and children of all ages and professions participate in our Private & Group Training Programs. The United Studios of Self Defense System is an ever-changing wealth of knowledge that is always interesting and fun to learn. At United Studios, you’re not just another student. You will realize your full potential, because you are special to us.

Mission: To provide the finest Japanese martial and cultural arts instruction in the U.S.
Programs: Children’s Programs, Women’s Self Defense, Kempo Martial Arts, Competition & Sparring
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Locations: Orange Country, Los Angeles, Northern California, Central Coast, San Diego, Riverside Country, Nevada, Utah, New York, Texas, Kansas / Missouri, Florida / Washington

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Gloglo Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Kickboxing & Fitness Academy

San Jose martial arts

(408) 921-1456

We are located in a 4,500 sq. feet. warehouse with two restrooms, two change rooms, and 2,500 sq. feet of mat space divided into four competition areas including an extra area for private classes. We currently have the largest mat area space in San Jose, California. Our mats are clean every day and also we have a big parking lot. We invite you to come and visit the academy, meet the instructors and train with us.

Mission: We strive to provide the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training and create a family-oriented environment where everyone, regardless of age or physical fitness, can train and feel comfortable. We provide each individual with the instruction, guidance, and support needed to allow each person to achieve their goals as a martial artist and as a person. While honoring each person’s individual strengths and skills they bring with them to the academy, each person has access to decades of expert jiu-jitsu instruction, knowledge, and insight. We take great pride in being an academy that goes beyond the art of jiu-jitsu and creates a family within our academy where each person feels at home and always feels a sense of community. This way we can provide all the knowledge needed to reach their full potential and overcome all their limitations.
Programs: BJJ Adults & Teens Advanced, BJJ Adults & Teen Beginners, Little Kids BJJ, Big Kids BJJ, Adult Kickboxing, Kids Kickboxing, Strength and Conditioning
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Locations: San Jose, CA

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Shaolin Kung Fu International

San Jose martial arts

571-258-1010

With locations in Cupertino and Palo Alto, Ben’s Shaolin Kung Fu offers kung fu lessons for children and adults of all ages and levels.

Mission: Shaolin Kung Fu International’s mission is to provide a friendly and safe environment for children and adults to develop important life skills such as Confidence, Self Control, Respect, Courage, Focus, and Discipline through kung fu. Teaching students to build a strong body and character.
Programs: Preschoolers, Children, Teens and Adults, Belt System, Summer Camp
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Locations: Cupertino, CA

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Silva Martial Arts

San Jose martial arts

(408) 247-6811

Silva Martial Arts specializes in Kukkiwon style Taekwondo. Our black belts are certified through Kukkiwon World Headquarters, meaning that a black belt from our school is recognized anywhere in the world. On the path to black belt, we emphasize life skills like discipline, respect, kindness, and self control. Our students know that a martial artist upholds these values in all areas of their life; at school, at home, and at the studio.

Mission: SMA is a single location, privately owned studio, so our students get highly personalized teaching. We maintain a highly respectful environment, with a strong emphasis on developing confidence, self discipline, courtesy, and perseverance along with physical TKD skills. We are family oriented, and are very fortunate to have such a tight knit community of families at our studio.
Programs: Tiny Tigers, Kids, Teens & Adults, Birthday Parties
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Locations: Santa Clara, CA

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Taekwon Kids

San Jose martial arts

650-938-1212

Taekwon Kids was founded in 2010 by Master Chin Sonu who decided to pursue his dream of creating the best martial arts school. Soon after opening, his (older) brother Master Scott joined him as the head instructor to form powerful partnership. In just a few years, Taekwon Kids has become one of the largest Taekwondo schools in the Bay Area.

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Programs: Taekwondo, Judo, Taekwon Fitness
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Locations: Mountain View, CA, Phoenix, CA

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