Best Martial Arts Schools in Minneapolis

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

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

Read more about our selection process

Budo - The Classical Martial Arts Training Center

Budo - The Classical Martial Arts Training Center is a martial arts school in Minneapolis, Minnesota that offers training in Budo martial arts and Kobudo weapon arts. The center aims to help clients develop their mental and physical health, self-defense skills, discipline, longevity, fitness, and more. Students can start anytime with no contracts.

Minneapolis, MN 55413


Lakes Martial Arts

Lakes Martial Arts serves the community of Minneapolis, Minnesota and trains students from ages 4 to 94. Their classes include martial arts for tiny tigers, martial arts for karate kids, martial arts for teens and adults, and martial arts junior leadership program. The school is a proud member of the American Taekwondo Association in partnership with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board.

Minneapolis, MN 55410


Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy

Metro Karate & Jiu Jitsu Academy is a self-defense school that is located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Established in 1992, their services include jiu-jitsu classes, karate classes, mixed martial arts, private training, self-defense, self-defense for groups, self-defense for kids, self-defense for women, and taekwondo classes. Their instructors are highly experienced.

Eden Prairie, MN 55344