Best Martial Arts Teachers in Edison

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Edison 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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Cesar-Kai Academy

Cesar-Kai Academy in Cranford says that it helps students master self-defense, boost their physique and fitness, and live a more confident, disciplined, and focused life. The owner, Mario Cesario, is a 3rd Degree Black Belt, and although the school's style is predominantly Shotokan Japanese Karate, they incorporate a full kickboxing and mixed martial arts curriculum into all of their classes. There are programs for kids including Summer Camps, Kids Martial Arts for ages 3-6, Kids Martial Arts ages 7+, Birthday Parties, and Transported After School. Reviews mention great instructors who are very interactive with kids of all ages, and a clean, bright, and open environment.

Cranford, NJ 07016


Driven Gym

The state-of-the-art facility at Driven Gym furnishes the best training methods in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA for novices and professional athletes in Woodbridge and the tri-state area. The gym offers Muay Thai classes starting at the beginner level to teach the fundamentals of stance, guard, and the foundation of the eight limbs. The intermediate levels II and III emphasize speed, power, combinations, and “clinching.” Level IV focuses on toughening a fighter mentally and physically through hard sparring. Other choices at Driven Gym include learning the simple, practical, and effective techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Nogi Jiu-Jitsu, and the MMA sessions combining boxing, wrestling, Judo, Muay Thai, and Jiu-Jitsu.

Woodbridge, NJ 07095


Fatjo’s Mixed Martial Arts

The expert instructors at Fatjo’s Mixed Martial Arts have been placing a strong emphasis on respect and goal setting for their students in Morganville and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years. Fatjo’s children’s program teaches four and five-year-olds to focus on such characteristics as courtesy, confidence, and healthy fitness disciplines. Sessions for six to 12-year-olds offer a blend of several martial arts with the goals of building strong minds and bodies and learning self-discipline, a positive attitude, and improved self-confidence. Fatjo’s Mixed Martial Arts classes for teens and adults combine Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and submission grappling, the art of ground defense.

Morganville, NJ 07751


Master Peter’s Academy of Martial Arts

Clients in Dayton and the adjacent areas interested in martial arts can depend on the guaranteed results and innovative training techniques of the highly-trained instructors at Master Peter’s Academy of Martial Arts. The Academy’s professionals specialize in character development and physical fitness for their customers using top-of-the-line equipment in a state-of-the-art 7000 sq. foot facility. Programs begin with classes for four-to-six-year-olds emphasizing basic martial arts techniques, skills, and character development. Taekwondo Black Belt sessions for ages six to 15 focus on physical conditioning, discipline, confidence, and more. Teens and adults work on self-defense and physical fitness. MPAMA also offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and kickboxing.

Dayton, NJ 08810


The Martial Arts Arena

The Martial Arts Arena was founded in 1998 in Matawan by owner and chief instructor John Arena, a 4th-degree black belt. Classes include strength and conditioning, IBody bootcamp, adult martial arts, kids martial arts, and kickboxing. There are kids birthday parties that are fun, structured events including pizza and martial arts training. The strength and conditioning classes have a powerful, positive effect on conditions like arthritis and osteoporosis. In addition, participants will feel great, gain lean muscle, and boost their energy. Reviews like the way that kids learn technique, discipline, focus and being part of a team, and that each year the school raises money for good causes.

Matawan, NJ 07747


USA Karate Academy Inc.

The trained professionals at USA Karate Academy Inc. challenge their clients to work toward the ultimate goal of martial arts which is to achieve a more balanced, peaceful life. Martial arts at the most basic level involves kicking and punching and preventing being kicked and punched. Those movements and techniques are the tools for helping individuals have better control of their bodies, minds, and emotions. USA Karate Academy Inc. offers customers in Green Brook and nearby areas classes for children aged four to 12 and adults with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Physical benefits of the programs include weight loss, relief of stress, and increased physical and spiritual strength.

Green Brook, NJ 08812


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