Best Martial Arts Teachers in Aurora

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

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

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Bushido Martial Arts Academy

Bushido Martial Arts Academy (Bushido Academy) offers martial arts classes to children and adults in Denver and Aurora. The academy’s karate program teaches practical self-defense techniques based on fundamentals passed down through its style, Matsumura Seito Shorin Ryu, for over 250 years. It strives to help students develop self-discipline, improve focus, and increase physical fitness. Bushido Academy is led by Sensei James Walker, who has studied karate since 1991 and has dedicated his life to teaching students how to protect themselves. He currently holds the rank of 5th Dan. The academy offers a start-up program for kids and adults at a discounted rate.

Aurora, CO 80011


National Martial Arts Academy

National Martial Arts Academy specializes in teaching ancient and modern Chinese martial arts techniques in an innovative new way. The Aurora-based school offers a high-energy martial arts program for kids, which consists of one-on-one martial arts training that concentrates on self-defense, fitness, safety, leadership, and respect. It also holds fitness kickboxing classes that combine modern and traditional mixed martial arts (MMA), a safe, highly controlled full-contact MMA program, and self-defense and wushu classes. The school provides a one-of-a-kind, high-endurance, MMA strength and flexibility training program. National Martial Arts Academy employs fully certified instructors who were trained by Master Jerry Silva, a 1995 U.S. Olympic Team member.

Aurora, CO 80013


Parker Kung Fu

Parker Kung Fu is the only kung fu school in the United States that teaches eight of over 300 Shaolin styles of kung fu, including Tai Chi and the kung fu styles of Fuzhou White Crane, Shaolin Lohan, and Grand Ancestor Boxing. The Parker-based school accepts students of all ages, from four years old to adults. The classes for kids concentrate on the learning of self-control and focus that will carry over into every area of their lives. The school is led by Shi Fu Wayne Hinton who holds a 5th Degree Black Belt in Runes' family style of kung fu and Tai Chi called Lun Gar Pai.

Parker, CO 80138


Valkyrie Fitness and Nutrition

Valkyrie Fitness and Nutrition offers personal and group fitness training programs to individuals in Denver and the surrounding areas. The training programs include a corporate group program that is intended to improve work place productivity and employee wellness. It also provides nutrition plans for weight loss or for increasing athletic performance, and kickboxing lessons that are available for all ages. Valkyrie Fitness is led by Dana DeBoer who has trained clients from four years old to 75 years old, as well as collegiate athletes, Olympians, and pro athletes. DeBoer is a certified personal trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine, a certified fitness nutrition specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a kickboxing instructor.

Englewood, CO 80112


Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios Parker

Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios Parker provides private and group martial arts lessons in karate, kung fu, and jiu-jitsu for adults, teens, and kids. The Parker-based school offers its Ultimate Kenpo Karate System in a variety of age-specific formats. Its style of Ultimate Kenpo is a dynamic blend of karate, kung fu and jiu-jitsu, with a strong base from Okinawan Kenpo. The school uses its trademark Dynamic Mastery Method of Instruction, which allows customization of its programs to fit the age, skill, physical abilities and goals of its students. It is part of the Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, LLC, which is one of the largest martial arts company of its kind, with locations in the Midwest and on the West Coast.

Parker, CO 92649


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