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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored martial arts teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best martial arts teachers in Gilbert, AZ.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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East Mesa Karate

East Mesa Karate is a Mesa, Arizona based martial arts dojo and fitness studio that has been operating for over 12 years. The studio primarily works in American Kenpo karate but also dabbles in kung fu instruction. The staff at East Mesa Karate are (as stated on he website) dedicated to the art of self defense, leadership improvement, and self confidence development. Clients seeking to try out the business before committing may sign up for 2 trial classes for a reduced rate through the East Mesa Karte website. Summer camps, special events, and workshops are also routinely hosted by the staff at East Mesa Karate.

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First Taekwondo

First Taekwondo is a Chandler, Arizona based martial arts dojo and fitness center that has been in operation for over five years. The studio offers a wide assortment of different programs including introductory childhood lessons, adult classes, parent education, and birthday parties and special events. First Taekwondo also maintains a blog of the latest company information, as well as advice and tips on martial arts on its website. Special offers and discounts for both new and continuing pupils can additionally be found on the First Taekwondo website. Interested new clients can reach out to First Taekwondo by phone or email to schedule a consultation.

Chandler, AZ 85225


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Gilbert Defense Arts

Gilbert Defense Arts is a Gilbert, Arizona based martial arts dojo and fitness center. The school practices primarily in the disciplines of Kenpo karate and tai chi. It also hosts women's self defense and child introductory lessons as well. Head instructor Case Paiz is a 4th-degree black belt and began his martial arts journey more than twenty years ago. He takes pride in the development of children and in cultivating physical fitness and martial arts prowess in all his students. He is also supplemented by more than half a dozen trained and licensed instructors who have more than thirty years of combined martial arts experience.

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Nak Martial Arts Academy

Nak Martial Arts Academy is a Nak, Arizona based martial arts dojo and fitness studio that specializes in both kids classes and adult sessions. Kickboxing and muay thai are two of the academy's specialty disciplines. Nak Martial Arts Academy has an ongoing newsletter it publishes that is available to all subscribers through the company's website. The business is also active on social media platforms where it posts the latest dojo news and event notification. Interested prospective students of the dojo can contact its staff by phone, email, or through social media for more information or to schedule an introductory session.

Gilbert, AZ 85324


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Power Black Belt Academy

Power Black Belt Academy is an American Taekwondo Association approved Martial Arts Academy that provides professional instruction to clients of all ages and skill levels. The dojo is located in Mesa, Arizona and has been in operation for over ten years. Head instructor Master Susan McFarlan is a sixth-degree black belt and has been training in taekwondo for over 25 years. A company newsletter and class schedule can be found at the Power Black Belt Academy website. Women's self defense, leadership programs, and taekwondo lessons are just a few of the varied programs offered by the staff at Power Black Belt Academy.

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San Tan Aikido Kokikai

San Tan Aikido Kokikai is a Gilbert, Arizona based martial arts studio that provides classes to both kids and adults. Dojo owner and head instructor, Tom Joanes, follows a stated mission goal of improving the fitness and self confidence abilities of his pupils via quality martial arts instruction. Interested participants of the academy can sign up online for a free, no obligation trial session. Past and current clients of San Tan Aikido Kokikai almost unanimously praise the company's commitment to quality martial arts instruction. Those seeking to obtain more information about specific programs can contact San Tan Aikido Kokikai by phone or email to schedule an appointment.

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San Tan Valley Martial Arts

San Tan Valley Martial Arts is a San Tan Valley, Arizona based martial arts studio that has been in operation for over five years. Founder and head instructor William Sandoval has been training in martial arts for 31 years and has earned numerous black belts. He has also competed in multiple state and national level competitions. Some of the disciplines he practices in include Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, karate, kickboxing, and Kyokushin. Interested prospective clients may sign up for a free, no obligation trial class. Those looking to receive more information from San Tan Valley Martial Arts about classes can call or email William.

San Tan Valley, AZ 85140


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Sing Tsun AZ

Sing Tsun AZ is a Gilbert, Arizona based martial arts and fitness studio that provides instruction in a host of different mediums of combat sport. Company owner and head instructor, Grandmaster Leung Ting, has over 37 years of experience in the industry. Among his specialties include the Leung Ting WingTsun system, a Chinese kung fu system he has developed over multiple years. Interested patrons can receive a free trial class from Sing Tsun AZ by signing up through the business' website. The dojo's website and social media pages also regularly feature the latest information and programs available from Sing Tsun AZ.

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