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Best Martial Arts
Teachers in
Concord
2021

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Concord 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.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

1 Kick Up Martial Arts

1 Kick Up Martial Arts, a World Taekwondo Federation School located in Concord, California, offers martial arts training in Taekwondo and Hapkido to children and adults. 1 Kick Up Martial Arts offers children's classes, adult group classes, Olympic sparring, tournament preparation, and private lessons to individuals of all experience and fitness levels. Master Michael Grazier, the Taekwondo instructor of 1 Kick Up Martial Arts, has been teaching martial arts to children and adults for 25 years and has received a silver medal in Olympic Sparring in 1996 at the California State Championships. Fitness classes are also available and are led by Certified Personal Trainers. Fitness courses include core workouts, circuit training, strength training, stretching, and more. 1 Kick Up Martial Arts teaches self-defense, confidence, respect, and physical and mental fitness.

Concord, CA 94523

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Evolution Martial Arts Center

Evolution Martial Arts Center, located in Pittsburg, California, and lead by Head Instructor James Barrios, provides children, teenagers, and adults with a variety of martial arts classes. James Barrios is a Fourth Degree Black Belt with over 30 years of martial arts experience. Other experienced instructors teach students self-defense, self-discipline, respect, and honor, through Taekwondo and other techniques. Practical self-defense classes are available and implement traditional and Olympic-style Taekwondo, as well as Filipino martial arts and close-quarter combat. Competition sparring and Poomsae training sessions are available and follow the World Taekwondo Federation standards and regulations. Free trials are available upon request.

Pittsburg, CA 94565

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Max Martial Arts

Max Martial Arts, a mixed martial arts academy in Brentwood, California, has been teaching young children, teenagers, and adults since 2010. Max Martial Arts offers a variety of programs, including group classes and private lessons. All instructors are experienced and qualified and have trained thousands of students. Programs help build character, improve coordination, increase focus and strength, and develop self-respect, confidence, and discipline. Children services include mixed martial arts and self-defense, day camps, birthday parties, and more. Adult classes incorporate a variety of martial arts styles, including Krav Maga, kickboxing, and others. High-intensity interval training classes are also available to increase physical fitness and encourage weight loss. Free private lessons are available to new students.

Brentwood, CA 94513

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Sparta Taekwondo

Sparta Taekwondo, one of the largest Taekwondo schools in the East Bay, is located in Concord, California, and provides children, teenagers, and adults of all experience levels with high-quality martial arts programs. Sparta Taekwondo’s facility provides a family-friendly, three-ring teaching area for competitive and noncompetitive Taekwondo training. Experienced Instructors have competed on the National Level and train students according to the World Taekwondo Federation requirements. Sparta Taekwondo promotes safety, self-defense, self-confidence, respect, and discipline and helps all students better themselves by setting and achieving their goals. Sparta Taekwondo is a member of USA Taekwondo and affiliated with the United States Olympic Committee and the World Taekwondo Federation.

Concord, CA 94518

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Yu's Martial Arts

Yu's Martial Arts, a traditional Korean Taekwondo school in Lafayette, California, has been teaching students since 1974. Yu’s Martial Arts welcomes individuals of all ages, experience, and fitness levels. Qualified instructors are trained in a variety of martial arts styles and have years of experience teaching large and small groups and private lessons. Yu’s Martial Arts provides instructors with experience in teaching students with physical and mental limitations. Private and group lessons are available for children, teenagers, and adults. Yu’s Martial Arts offers memberships for both individuals and families. An introductory special is available and includes two private lessons and a uniform.

Lafayette, CA 94549

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