Best Martial Arts Schools in Colorado Springs

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Colorado Springs 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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All Okinawa Karate and Kobudo

All Okinawa Karate and Kobudo offers martial arts training in Colorado Springs. The dojo instructs in Kenshin Kan and Matsumura Seito Karate and Kobudo, training in self-defense and self-confidence. Head instructor Hanshi Ader is an 8th or hachi dan under Fusei Kise and has studied martial arts for decades. Students praise the quality teaching at All Okinawa Karate and Kobudo

Colorado Springs, CO 80920


APEX Taekwondo Academy

APEX Taekwondo Academy has been serving Colorado Springs for over a decade. The staff has over three decades of combined experience and teaches traditional taekwondo. In addition to self-defense skills, instructors teach self-discipline, confidence, leadership, positivity, and additional life skills. Master Hong of APEX Taekwondo Academy holds a 6th-degree black belt from the World Taekwondo Academy. Payment plans, introductory specials, and military discounts are all available at APEX Taekwondo Academy.

Colorado Springs, CO 80920


Chinese Shao-Lin Center

Chinese Shao-Lin Center has been serving Colorado Springs for over two decades, providing self-defense courses to teenagers and adults. The center offers training in Kung Fu,Tai Chi, and Wooden Man. The head instructor Tanisha Martin is a 5th-degree black belt and has nearly two decades of training. She is certified to teach Shao-Lin Kung Fu. Satisfied students praise the real-world tactics taught at Chinese Shao-Lin Center.

Colorado Springs, CO 80907


Community Karate and Fitness

Community Karate and Fitness is a martial arts studio that has served Colorado Springs since 2006. The company offers martial arts classes to children, teenagers, and adults. Programs include classes for younger children, family classes for students 9 years and older, and weapons classes for students 10 years and older. Younger children receive one-on-one instruction with certified instructors, while older students train independently, under instructor supervision, at beginner, novice, and intermediate levels.

5631 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80918


Shorin Kung Fu

Shorin Kung Fu provides training in Tai Chi, Kung Fu, Krav Maga, and wellness programs in Colorado Springs. As well as self-defense, the dojo strives to teach confidence, balance, and discipline. The founder Grandmaster Brigham was a 10th-degree black belt and a five-time inductee into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Shorin Kung Fu offers a free trial class to those looking to experience its teaching techniques first hand.

Colorado Springs, CO 80917


Springs Karate & Fitness

Springs Karate & Fitness offers martial arts classes in Colorado Springs. The school teaches Okinawan Shorin-ryu Seibukan Karate and classes are offered to those 16 and older. In addition, junior classes are offered to those between the ages of 10 and 15. Springs Karate & Fitness is affiliated with The International Okinawan Shorin Ryu Seibukan Karate Association and offers a free class to prospective students.

Colorado Springs, CO 80905


Universal Kempo-Karate Schools

Universal Kempo-Karate Schools has ben serving Colorado Springs for nearly four decades. The school promises that it is the oldest and largest in Colorado Springs and has 29 schools both within Colorado and throughout the world. The Kempo-Karate taught is a mix of karate, judo, jujitsu, grappling, weapons, and boxing arts. As well as self-defense, the team coaches on discipline and self-confidence. The school offers instruction to both children and adults, teaching children as young as three and a half.

Colorado Springs, CO 80923


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