Best Martial Arts Schools in Santa Clara

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Clara Martial Arts Schools 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.

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Inayan Eskrima

Based in San Jose, Inayan Eskrima is a positive, family-friendly training school that delivers a wide variety of self-defense, martial arts, and other fitness courses to the residents of the local region. Their successful studio is led by Master Jon Ward, who began his martial arts training in 1980 and was a nationally-rated competitor in the 1980s and 1990s for his exceptional skills. He and his team go above and beyond for their students by keeping their class prices impressively affordable, by maintaining a flexible schedule, by offering a free 2-week trial for interested clients, and by ensuring that all courses will be as individualized and tailored to specific needs as possible.

San Jose, CA 95124


Los Gatos Kenpo Karate

Conveniently located in Los Gatos, Los Gatos Kenpo Karate teaches an extensive array of self-defense classes to interested students in their local region. Since 1973, Sensai Arioto and his talented team have been leading multitudes of students through comprehensive courses, effectively training children and adults to develop their martial arts potential, both spiritually and physically. Los Gatos Kenpo Karate stays actively available to communicate with interested clients, they offer a full list of class options and times on their business website, they continually upload photos of their courses in order for students to view their success, and they offer both group and private lessons, keeping them a diverse and adaptable business choice.

Los Gatos, CA 95030


Silva Martial Arts

Since 1998, Silva Martial Arts has been offering remarkably personalized self-defense courses in an alternative, family-owned studio in Santa Clara. Their premier organization is impressively certified by both the World Tae Kwon Do Federation and by USA Tae Kwon Do, meaning that an earned black belt would be recognized throughout the world. Silva Martial Art's friendly and intimate business places an important emphasis on nurturing confidence, self-discipline, courtesy, and perseverance as well as proper physical skills to defend oneself. Their company goes above and beyond and offers a variety of extra, fun-filled options for their students including birthday parties, summer camps, and much more.

Santa Clara, CA 95050


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