Best Martial Arts Schools in Boise

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Boise 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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American Karate Kung-Fu Studio

American Karate Kung-Fu Studio is a full-service martial arts center which provides classes for adults and children in the Boise, ID metro area for three decades. Programs available include personal programs, women’s self-defense, pressure point techniques, and karate camp. Experienced instructors encourage families to participate and offer a family two for the price of one discount. Customers speak highly of their teaching methods, patience, and knowledge.

Caldwell, ID 83605


Idaho Martial Arts

Idaho Martial Arts provide classes for adults, teens, and children in the Boise, ID metro area for two decades. They also offer aikido programs which specialize in various techniques of redirecting attacks rather than resting them with force on force. Owner and instructor Eva Steinwald has over 25 years of experience, and she strives to instill the values of being humble, giving back, and respect.

Eagle, ID 83616


J.E.T House MMA

J.E.T House MMA officers mixed martial arts classes to children between 6 to 15 years old in the Boise, ID metro area. Experienced instructors train children in self-defense, character building techniques, fitness, and fun. Classes are lead by World Karate Champion Kyle Johnson, who aims to design an environment that builds confidence and discipline. Customers speak highly of their great trainers, motivating classes, and passion for teaching.

Boise, ID 83709


Team Rhino BJJ

Team Rhino BJJ specializes in Brazilian jiu-jitsu for adults, teens, and children in the Boise, ID metro area with 25 years of experience. They also provide bully proof seminars, kid’s stranger danger workshops, women’s self-defense classes, and kid’s gun safety. Owner and head instructor Keith Owen is a 3rd-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a 4th degree in TAI kung-fu, and black sash in Wu Wei Gung Fu. Visit their website to learn more about their $10 trial program.

Meridian, ID 83642


The Martial Way

The Martial Way is a taekwondo and hapkido school serving adults, teens, and children in the Boise, ID metro area for almost a decade. Programs for children and teens are available which aim to teach self-discipline and respect for their parents, teachers, and elders. Master Wibbeler is the head instructor with 24 years of experience and strives to provide a friendly and positive environment for his students.

Meridian, ID 83642


Treasure Valley School of Karate

Treasure Valley School of Karate teaches traditional Okinawan Shudokan Karate-Do for adults and kids in the Boise, ID metro area. Their system is designed to build strong bodies and healthy minds through lessons in confidence, discipline, honor, and self-defense. Classes of all levels are offered, and all levels of ability are welcomed. Treasure Valley School of Karate has a five-star rating on Facebook.

Meridian, ID 83626


Warrior Kenpo Karate

Warrior Kenpo Karate specializes in American Kenpo Karate and provides classes for students of all ages in the Boise, ID metro area. Instructors strive to provide lessons that allow students to harness their power through training in inner and physical strength, mental focus, continual growth of self-defense, paying attention to one’s environment, and more. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where customers speak highly of their friendly environment, support, and experience.

Boise, ID 83713


White Lion Kajukenbo and Freestyle Defensive Arts

White Lion Kajukenbo and Freestyle Defensive Arts is a mixed martial arts school for adults and child in the Boise, ID metro area for over two decades. Programs offered are ka-karate, ju-judo/jujitsu, ken-kenpo, and bo-kung fu/Chinese boxing. Master instructor and founder Sigung Joe Peel is a 6th-degree black belt in Kajukenbo and strives to continue his martial arts education for the betterment of his students and school.

Boise, ID 83709


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