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  • 1. Reputation

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  • 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.

Ancient Fighting Arts

Ancient Fighting Arts in Mt. Arlington, New Jersey is proud of its diverse array of martial arts classes to teach students self-defense and multiple methods of training the mind and body. AFA specializes in two specific martial arts, Wing Chun and Tai Chi Chuan. Wing Chun is a practical martial art that uses structure rather than strength and timing rather than speed, and people of all ages, sizes, shapes, and degrees of physical ability can practice. Tai Chi Chuan is a low-impact exercise and moving meditation that improves the overall health of practitioners by focusing stances, basic footwork exercises, body mechanics, proper breathing, and mental intent. AFA also teaches a kids kung fu program.

Mount Arlington, NJ(973) 398-6525


Black Diamond Karate and Fitness

Black Diamond Karate and Fitness offers a complete menu of fitness programs and martial arts classes to promote healthier lifestyles and well-being to the residents of the Flanders, New Jersey community and the surrounding areas. Programs at Black Diamond include traditional karate, kabuto, grappling in the styles of USA wrestling as well as Brazilian Jujitsu, self-defense classes, Filipino martial arts, special needs karate, Zumba, body combat, and team Beach Body programs for individuals and groups. Anyone who wants better physical fitness, more focus, heightened self-control, and greater goal achievement skills can benefit from learning at Black Diamond.

Flanders, NJ(908) 339-1293


Cho's Legacy TKD Martial Arts

Cho's Legacy TKD Martial Arts in Morristown was founded in 2014 by the owner and chief instructor, Akil Acevedo, who is a 5th-degree black belt. The school offers adult martial arts, birthday parties, kids' martial arts, and summer camps. The martial arts classes consist of quality self-defense and traditional Tae Kwon Do instruction. The emphasis is on engaging in safe, fun classes that develop confidence, focus, and strength, and use Tae Kwon Do skills that can be applied in all areas of life. Reviews like the school for the short amount of time it takes for kids to become more focused, get excited about earning new belts, and lose some of their shyness.

Morristown, NJ(973) 267-1288


Eagle Mixed Martial Arts

Eagle Mixed Martial Arts owner and head instructor Barat Jan is a fifth-degree black belt who imparts the wisdom he gained in his martial arts education in kids’ karate classes, adult fitness kickboxing classes, and full mixed martial arts conditioning sessions. Master Jan is trained in many styles, including basic self-defense techniques, advanced Muay Thai strikes, and the grappling art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Master Jan is happy to combine techniques from all of these disciplines in his instruction to help clients build a strong foundation of self-discipline, self-esteem, and self-respect they can carry with them into their lives outside the dojo.

Boonton, NJ(973) 263-8770


Integrated Martial Arts and Fitness

Integrated Martial Arts and Fitness in Livingston says that it combines the best of different styles giving students the skills they need to protect themselves in virtually any situation and become incredibly fit in the process. With over 30 years of martial arts teaching experience, Grand Master Don Edwards is extremely skilled in cross-training within numerous styles. The facility's programs include kids' martial arts, adult martial arts, Jeet Kune Do kickboxing, Filipino martial arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, personal training, and kids birthday parties. Reviews recommend the school for being large, clean, and light with good equipment and a weight room as well.

Livingston, NJ(973) 422-1500


Master Lim's Tae Kwon Do

Master Lim's Tae Kwon Do in Succasunna offers a range of programs for students of all ages and abilities from preschool through seniors and beginners through black belts. Their goal is to build strong minds and bodies that will help each individual approach life’s challenges positively and confidently. There are classes for Pee Wees 3-5 year-olds, children 6-12 years old, teens and adults 13 years and over, sparring for green belts and up, a leadership team, a demonstration team, and birthday parties. Reviews confirm that the facility is conveniently located, clean, and provides an open sitting area where parents can directly watch classes, plus the instructors are patient, knowledgeable, respectful, and polite.

Succasunna, NJ(973) 252-1717


North Jersey Mixed Martial Arts Academy

North Jersey Mixed Martial Arts Academy has more than 10 years of experience providing high-quality MMA training to the residents of Sussex County. Instructors at NJMMAA have dedicated years of their lives to training into the understanding and mastering of their particular martial arts. They also participate in continuing education that keeps them at the cutting edge of their disciplines. NJMMA has a proprietary training curriculum for every martial art taught at the facility as well as a growing online video library, plus a variety of specialty workshops and clinics. Classes include Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and Lil & Mini Monstas.

Lafayette, NJ(973) 300-0508


Pride Martial Arts Taekwondo

Pride Martial Arts Taekwondo is a school for adults and children to learn the art of Taekwondo. Pride's staff promises its students classes that are fun and fulfilling, even more so than going to the gym and lifting weights. Classes at Pride Martial Arts focus the mind, teach discipline of body, relieve stress, and teach students to kick faster, punch harder, and yell louder. Pride also offers classes for children. Other children's programs include summer camps, birthday parties, and private lessons. In addition to Taekwondo, Pride's experienced and caring staff members teach kickboxing classes and give private lessons to adults in both disciplines.

Oak Ridge, NJ(973) 545-2787


Rockaway Fight Center

Rockaway Fight Center serves students who want to train in martial arts from towns such as Rockaway, Wharton, Denville, Randolph, and Dover from RFC's home in Randolph, New Jersey. Programs at Rockaway Fight Center include adult Taekwondo, kids martial arts, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Haganah, and combat fitness. The center also offers summer camps and birthday parties. Birthday parties at RFC make kids feel like rock stars as fun, educational, and structured events involving martial arts, other games, and pizza. Children can cut their birthday cake with a real sword and learn to break wooden boards with just their hands or feet in a safe environment overseen by RFC's caring staff.

Randolph, NJ(973) 983-0807


SubForce Jiujitsu

SubForce Jiujitsu in Morristown is cutting edge Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu led by Pan American Champion Marcos Duarte and multiple-time Champion Abe Awad. The adult program focuses on the sophisticated, efficient, functional, ground-fighting system of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The beauty of these classes lies in the chaining of attacks and the transitions to different positions. The kids 6-10 and 11-15 programs are designed to build confidence and discipline and improve the student's problem-solving abilities on and off the mat. Reviews speak of quality coaching and instruction in a very clean, bright, state-of-the-art facility with not one ego to be found.

Morristown, NJ(973) 452-6525


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