Best Martial Arts
Teachers in Santa

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

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

Flying Kick Martial Arts

Founded in 2005, Flying Kick Martial Arts is a martial arts academy located in Northridge, California. Started by Master Sam Deratani, Deratani has been practicing martial arts for over 45 years. Flying Kick Martial Arts offers programs for both kids and adults with a focus on Taekwondo and Mixed Martial Arts. However, many traits from other martial arts such as Judo and Jujitsu, are utilized in training. Programs are structured in a group environment, but personal and private training is available if desired. In addition, Flying Kick Martial Arts offers a family rate available at a monthly interval. For those interested, Flying Kick Martial Arts also provide a free trial class.

Northridge, CA 91324


Gold Medal Martial Arts

Gold Medal Martial Arts is a licensed and accredited martial arts school in the Santa Clarita Valley. Founded in 2006 in Santa Clarita, California, Gold Medal Martial Arts feature multiple programs that cater to kids as young as 3, all the way to adults. Their programs feature disciplines such as Karate, Kickboxing, or a combination of sorts including Kempo, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Filipino Martial Arts. In addition, Gold Medal Martial Arts also offer fitness oriented health programs that can be an alternative to traditional gym workouts with the added benefit of learning basic self-defense skills. As a bonus, Gold Medal Martial Arts provides a free trial class as part of their online web special.

Santa Clarita, CA 91387


Granada Hills Martial Arts

Granada Hills Martial Arts of Granda Hills, California is a martial arts school dedicated to the disciplines of Traditional Japanese Martial Arts and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Their traditional martial arts programs cover a variety of disciplines including Shinkendo from the Mashuu Dojo, Shorin Ryu Reihokan Karate and Kobudo, and the Filipino Fighting Arts of Doce Pares. For Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Granada Hills Martial Arts is a fully certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu training center and offers programs for kids to adults. As a bonus, Granada Hills Martial Arts provides a ten-day free trial which includes a uniform and complete access to all beginner Jiu-Jitsu classes. Additionally, since Granada Hills Martial Arts is officially certified as a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Training Center, membership garners special permissions unavailable at other Jiu-Jitsu schools.

Granada Hills, CA 91344


Iron Fist Martial Arts

Iron Fist Martial Arts is a martial arts school in Santa Clarita, California that offers a mix of traditional and unorthodox martial arts programs. Founder and Head Master Patrick Tatevossian is an experienced martial artist of nearly three decades and has been teaching for 20 years. He is a 5th degree Black Belt and has participated in multiple competitions as a competitor and coach. Iron Fist Martial Arts offers traditional martial arts programs for kids and adults, a competition-oriented program for demonstrations and tournaments, a Kickboxing Fitness program, and a unique lightsaber combat program that blends martial arts and science fiction.

Santa Clarita, CA 91321


Ken Nagayama Martial Arts

Located in Burbank, California, Ken Nagayama Martial Arts is a martial arts academy founded by namesake and Master, Ken Nagayama. Originally from Japan, Nagayama first began teaching in Okinawa before moving to the Los Angeles area. Since 1977, he has taught in the California area while creating his own distinct martial arts system. Nagayama has been practicing martial arts for over 40 years and has experienced in Moto Bu Ryu Karate, Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Kendo, Boxing, and a variety of weapons. Ken Nagayama Martial Arts offers classes for both kids and adults, which also accommodate all levels of skill.

Tae Kwon Educational Center

Tae Kwon Educational Center is a martial arts school focusing on both the physical and mental aspects of Tae Kwon Do. Located in Santa Clarita, California, Tae Kwon Educational Center offers programs for children and adults, with both long term and short term goals in mind. Instructed by Master Jung S. Lee, Lee has been training in martial arts since ten years old. He has both competed and demonstrated across the globe and previously taught in his own Oregon studio. Lee holds a BA degree in Martial Arts and Physical Education with a Minor in Child Psychology. For those interested, Tae Kwon Educational Center offers free trial classes.

Santa Clarita, CA 91355


The One TaeKwonDo

Founded by Master David Hyoseop Kim, The One TaeKwonDo is a martial arts academy located in Santa Clarita, California. Since its establishment in 2015, The One TaeKwonDo has been providing traditional and officially sanctioned martial arts programs to those in the Southern California region. Kim himself is a 5th degree Black Belt who has been certified by the TaeKwonDo headquarters of Kuk Ki Won in South Korea. He has been teaching since 2008 and has a previous history as a competitor and a demonstrator. The One TaeKwonDo provides multiple programs that cater to kids, teens, adults, and families, with private lessons available if desired as well.

Santa Clarita, CA 91350


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