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Laurels

Best Martial Arts
Teachers in St.
Petersburg
2019

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored 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 martial arts teachers in St. Petersburg, FL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Grady's MMA

Grady's MMA is a Pinellas County, Florida mixed martial arts studio that has been in operation for multiple years. Owner and head instructor Don Grady is a former boxing, wrestling, and martial arts champion has 40 years of experience in numerous forms of combat sport. Some of the classes offered by Grady's MMA include Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu, women's self-defense, boxing, muay Thai, and karate. Open gym sparring is available at Grady's MM on Sundays. Prospective new clients can contact Grady's MMA by phone or through the business' online contact form to schedule an appointment or receive a price quote.

Clearwater, FL 33764 (727) 726-6272

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Master Mehrdad's Martial Arts

Master Mehrdad's Martial Arts is a Clearwater, Florida based mixed martial arts and fitness studio that serves clients from across Pinellas County. Owner and operator, Master Mehrdad, has been training in martial arts since he was four years old. He is a sixth-degree black belt and holds a Masters Certification in World Kong Shin Bup Association style of Hap Ki-Do and Tae Keuk Do. He has been practicing in the United States since 1991 and has taught hundreds of students since then. Past clients of Master Mehrdad's Martial Arts praise his excellent teaching abilities, the quality of the dojo, and the business' reasonable rates.

Clearwater, FL 33762 (727) 573-8589

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Muso Bugei Kai Inc.

Muso Bugei Kai Inc. is a St. Petersburg, Florida martial arts dojo that works with clients of all ages in a variety of disciplines. The studio was founded on the principles of teaching excellence, positive role models, and the tradition of teaching Okinawan Matsumura karate and Kobudo. Director and dojo founder, Mrs. Clarke, has over 30 years of experience in the field, 25 years of experience teaching, and has owned the school since 1996. The senior instructors at Muso Bugei Kai have over 30 years of combined experience in ground tactics, standing striking, family classes, and children's programs. Interested clients can contact the studio by phone for a price estimate.

St. Petersburg, FL 33708 (727) 343-3656

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Paul Acklin's SuperKicks

Paul Acklin's SuperKicks is a martial arts and fitness dojo in St. Petersburg, Florida that practices in a variety of disciplines. Owner and head instructor, Paul Acklin, has been studying martial arts since he was six years old and has trained in multiple systems throughout the world. He opened his own school in Florida after returning from a performance and teaching tour in Europe in 1994. SuperKicks features multiple other instructors as well. The studio has programs for children and adults alike. Interested participants can reach out to the company by phone or email to schedule an appointment or request a price quote.

St Petersburg, FL 33702 (727) 528-5425

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Ryan Dean's The Dojo

Ryan Dean's The Dojo is a Largo, Florida martial arts and fitness studio that provides lessons and workshops to clients of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. Traditional Okinawan, style karate, mixed martial arts, boot camp style fitness classes, and women's self defense training are just a few areas of the industry where Ryan Dean's provides training to clients. Master Ryan Dean is a seventh-degree black belt and has studied jujitsu for over 20 years. Prospective clients can contact Ryan Dean or his staff at The Dojo by phone or email to set up a first-time workshop or request rates.

Largo, FL 33778 (727) 542-2911

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Safety Harbor Jiu-Jitsu

Safety Harbor Jiu-Jitsu is a Safety Harbor, Florida based martial arts studio that specializes in teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to a variety of clients, including men, women, and children. Safety Harbor Jiu-Jitsu has programs for beginners, intermediate practitioners, and advanced individuals. Owner and operating instructor Gary Recupero has been practicing for over twenty years and has experience working with clients of all types. Safety Harbor Jiu-Jitsu maintains a state of the art facility with plenty of open space for workshops and exercises. Interested clients can contact Safety Harbor Jiu-Jitsu by phone or through the company website to schedule an appointment.

Safety Harbor, FL 34695 (727) 365-3446

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Suncoast Martial Arts

Suncoast Martial Arts is a St. Petersburg, Florida based martial arts dojo that offers free trials for new clients. Head instructor, Doug Hatch, is a martial artist and fitness expert with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has multiple black belts and has a stated goal of helping others in the Central Florida area better themselves via diet and fun and enjoyable exercise. Suncoast Martial Arts hosts a variety of programs, including after-school classes, ti chi sessions, and summer camps. A calendar of current classes and workshops can be found on the Suncoast Martial Arts website for the benefit of those looking to set up an appointment.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33713 (727) 327-9800

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Top Martial Arts

Top Martial Arts is a Clearwater, Florida based martial arts and fitness dojo that specializes in a variety of different disciplines. All prospective students from a variety of ages can get a free introductory, no obligation lesson from one of the dojo's licensed and trained instructors. Taekwondo, judo, Kempo, karate, kickboxing, and jiu-jitsu are just a few of the different disciplines practiced by the Top Martial Arts' staff and students. Adult and youth program, introductory workshops, and summer camps are just a few of the different services and programs offered by Top Martial Arts. Interested clients can contact the dojo by phone or email to schedule an appointment.

Clearwater, FL 33765 (727) 447-1079

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