Best Martial Arts Schools in Las Vegas

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Las Vegas 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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Excel Karate & Krav

Excel Karate & Krav is a martial arts dojo located in Las Vegas, Nevada that was founded with a mission to foster the growth of the mind, body, and spirit within each of their students. They have a reputation in the community of offering some of the best classes around. The main instructor, Sensei Catalin Neagu, has over 37 years of martial arts teaching experience, and is a fifth-degree black belt. Excel Karate & Krav teaches many forms of martial arts which include Krav Maga and karate.

Las Vegas, NV 89144


Nevada Shotokan Karate

Nevada Shotokan Karate, located in Las Vega, Nevada, is a martial arts dojo that was founded with a goal to foster the growth of their students’ strength of mind, body, spirit, and character. The instructors are on a personal mission to continue the promulgation of true karate. They pride themselves on providing authentic karate training at an affordable cost, and their flexible schedules. Classes at Nevada Shotokan Karate are not contracted, and offer the feeling of fulfilment through demanding training.

Las Vegas, NV 89142


Nomad Krav Maga

Nomad Krav Maga is a martial arts training facility located in Las Vegas, Nevada that teaches Krav Maga and Worldwide Force Training for active duty military members and police officers. Their instructors lead each class with underlying themes of awareness, aggressive counter attacks, body targets, and opponent neutralization. Nomad Krav Maga provides prospective students with a no-obligation, free trial class to let them decide if Krav Maga is right discipline.

Las Vegas, NV 89113


Ohana Kenpo Karate

Ohana Kenpo Karate, located in Henderson, Nevada, prides themselves on the extensive training each student receives. The facility is led by Grand Master Benny Luna, who himself was trained by many Grand Masters such as Marino Tiwanak, Adriano Emperado, and Joe Emperado. Ohana Kenpo Karate has a genuine belief that everyone should have some practical knowledge of self-defense, and strives to instill the values of personal toughness, pride, self-control, confidence, and discipline into each of their students.

Henderson, NV 89014


Quest ATA Martial Arts

Quest ATA Martial Arts, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a martial arts dojo that focuses on the development of self-confidence and discipline of their students. Since their founding over 13 years ago, they have maintained a commitment to improving each student’s quality of life, and to the promotion of excellent social behavior and awareness. Quest ATA Martial Arts exclusively teaches karate, and their classes enforce the underlying themes of self-control, friendship, self-esteem, dedication, confidence, integrity, and perseverance.

Las Vegas, NV 89146


Ryoku Judo Club

Ryoku Judo Club is a Las Vegas-based martial arts school that trains students, both men and women, from 5 years old and above. The teachers handle Judo classes that fit students' skill levels. The training programs aim for life skills by honing self-defense abilities and developing discipline among students. Judo classes improve physical coordination, flexibility, and body control and are not just about the art. Since its establishment in 2006, Ryoku Judo Club has been producing champions in regional and national tournaments.

3854-60 Schiff Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89103

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The Pit 702

The Pit 702 was established in 2011 in Henderson, Nevada with a genuine dedication to their students’ learning of effective self-defense and fitness improvement. Their lead instructor is 3rd degree black belt, Eric Umali. The Pit 702 offers a variety of classes such as Hawaiian Kempo and CrossPit, each designed to teach students a variety of mixed martial arts techniques, striking, self-defense techniques, and groundwork.

Henderson, NV 89014


United Studio of Self Defene

United Studio of Self Defense was established over 35 years ago in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since then, they have maintained a strong dedication to improving students’ character development, fitness, confidence, self-defense abilities, and etiquette. United Studio of Self Defense offers a variety of classes and programs such as Jiu-Jitsu, the Ronan Warriors program, and Kempo Warriors Programs. The classes and programs are designed to teach children and adults of all ages and skill levels, and to challenge each student both mentally and physically.

Las Vegas, NV 89117


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