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Ageless Martial Arts Las Vegas

2301 East Sunset Rd. Ste. 23, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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  • Karate Las Vegas
  • Kids Birthday Parties
  • Toddler Karate
  • Kids Martial Arts
  • Self Defense
  • Kids Karate

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Ageless Martial Arts is a Las Vegas-based martial arts school that provides unique and fun self-defense classes for all ages. It also offers virtual kid's martial arts classes, as well as martial arts-themed birthday parties and summer camp for kids. Ageless Martial Arts also has fitness kickboxing classes for individuals who want to lose weight and improve their health. Lorenzo Sandoval, its owner and head instructor, strives to help students grow through the lessons imparted by martial arts.

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4.0
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4.0 / 5 (126)
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4.0 / 5 (80)
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Allen Sarac'c Professional Karate Center

5455 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Allen Sarac's Professional Karate Center has been providing martial arts training in the Las Vegas area since 1984. Founder Allen Sarac is an 8th-degree black belt grand master, and all instructors are black belts. The center offers classes divided by age and ability. It also provides classes in self-defense and for students who have special needs. The center was named the top school in the state by Martial Arts Magazine.

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4.6
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4.6 / 5 (115)
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5.0 / 5 (10)
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5.0 / 5 (2)
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CD Young's Karate in Henderson

Henderson, NV 89002
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CD Young’s Karate in Henderson is a premier martial arts training facility located in Henderson, Nevada that provides training for adults and children of all skill levels. They accept enrollment for students as young as four years old. Their classes are held Monday through Friday, and include karate, mini ninjas, self-defense, anti-bullying, and weight loss programs. CD Young’s Karate in Henderson also offers to new students a free karate trial class to ensure they are satisfied and excited about the program.

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4.9
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4.9 / 5 (88)
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4.9 / 5 (67)
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5.0 / 5 (11)
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Drysdale Jiu Jitsu

Las Vegas, NV 89146
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Drysdale Jiu Jitsu is a martial arts training facility located in Las Vegas, Nevada that was established by Robert Drysdale. Robert Drysdale has won many competitions such as the IBJJF World Championship, the ADCC World Championship, and is an undefeated MMA competitor. Classes offered by Drysdale Jiu Jitsu include beginner and expert Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, kickboxing, women’s Jiu-Jitsu, striking, wrestling, and Judo for both kids and adults of all ages and skill levels.

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5.0 / 5 (150)
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5.0 / 5 (68)
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Eagle Taekwondo

1801 E Tropicana #14, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Martial Arts

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Eagle Taekwondo is a martial arts school serving clients in Las Vegas. The school offers martial arts classes for children, teens, and adults. Additionally, it establishes teams for competition, demo, and leadership. Its programs are fit for all ages, specializing in working with children and families. To improve the self-esteem of the students, its focus revolves around character development, physical fitness, and self-defense, rather than merely fighting. The school's founder, Bo Young Kim, served as an instructor in the Republic of Korea Army.

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4.8
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4.7 / 5 (25)
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5.0 / 5 (25)
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Excel Karate & Krav

Las Vegas, NV 89144
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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.

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4.8
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Hiro Karate

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Hiro Karate is a martial arts training dojo located in Las Vegas, Nevada that was established in 2001. Their main focus is on kids’ martial arts techniques and training, but they also provide classes for both teens and adults of all skill levels. Their classes are taught in either group settings or one-on-one training, and are designed to foster the growth of the students’ pliability and flexibility. New students are eligible to receive their first week of training at no cost.

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4.9 / 5 (62)
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Intense Taekwondo Academy

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Intense Taekwondo Academy is a martial arts training dojo located in Las Vegas, Nevada that has a genuine commitment to upholding and passing down every tenet of Tae Kwon Do. The facility was founded on the principles of perseverance, integrity, self-control, and courtesy. Since their establishment in 2007, they have grown to become one of the most reputable martial arts facilities in the neighborhood, and have maintained a strong commitment to the betterment of their students.

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5.0
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5.0 / 5 (9)
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Las Vegas Shotokan Karate

Las Vegas, NV 89102
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Las Vegas Shotokan Karate was founded by Shihan Osamu Ozawa in Las Vegas, Nevada. The dojo strives to enforce the polishing of many human virtues such as humility, self-control, integrity, courtesy, and courage. Classes provided by Las Vegas Shotokan Karate focus on traditional teachings and forms of karate-Do, and are priced individually. Families who wish to participate in martial arts training are eligible for special discounts and reduced class prices.

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Nevada Shotokan Karate

Las Vegas, NV 89142
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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.

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4.9 / 5 (30)
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5.0 / 5 (9)
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5.0 / 5 (1)
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Nomad Krav Maga

Las Vegas, NV 89113
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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.

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5.0 / 5 (81)
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5.0 / 5 (66)
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5.0 / 5 (1)
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Ohana Kenpo Karate

Henderson, NV 89014
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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.

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Richard Lamoureaux

Las Vegas, NV 89117
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Richard Lamoureaux is a highly experienced martial arts instructor who is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is trained in more than 15 forms of martial arts. He has personally trained for over 40 years, and has an expansive knowledge of both armed and unarmed combat techniques. Richard Lamoureaux provides training for many forms of martial arts including kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, boxing, Kali, Escrima, Summerlin martial arts, and Kung Fu.

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Ronin Jiu Jitsu

North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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Ronin Jiu Jitsu is a martial arts dojo located in North Las Vegas, Nevada that places a strong emphasis on creating a friendly and comfortable atmosphere, which in turn fosters the personal growth and development of students. The instructors specialize in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and are equipped to teach students of all ages and skill levels. Ronin Jiu Jitsu provides a free introductory Jiu-Jitsu class to new and prospective students, and has designed their classes to help enhance the lives of students, both mentally and physically.

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Ryoku Judo Club

3854-60 Schiff Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89103
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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.

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5.0 / 5 (3)
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United Studio of Self Defene

Las Vegas, NV 89117
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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Whether you're a martial arts novice, or someone with a little more experience, a martial arts studio is the perfect place to improve your skills and get in a bit of extra exercise. There are many styles of martial arts, ranging from traditional forms of karate and tae kwon do, to more recently developed ones, such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu and mixed martial arts. No matter what style you're interested in learning, a reputable martial arts studio will provide you with an experienced teacher, proper equipment, and a class full of other students of varying skill levels.

What is martial arts?

The term martial arts refers to Mars, the Greek god of war, and includes the systems and traditions used for self-defense, military purposes, and physical and mental competition. Today martial arts are mainly practiced as sports, and the various styles have large followings across the world.

How many martial arts are there?

There are various forms of martial arts, many of which originated in East Asian countries, although there are styles that started in Brazil, Israel, the United States, and elsewhere. In total, there are more than 170 martial arts practiced today. Some of the most popular are aikido, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, kung fu, karate, and kickboxing.

What is mixed martial arts?

Mixed martial arts is an extreme combat sport that dates back to the mid 90s, where participants are allowed to use the martial arts style of their choice to fight one another. This is in contrast to traditional martial arts competitions, in which masters of a single style are pitted against one another.

Is boxing a martial art?

Boxing is one of the oldest martial arts and has been practiced for thousands of years. It's considered a martial art because it fits the four main criteria: it can be used in a warlike setting, it can be codified in writing, it aids mental and spiritual development, and it preserves the history of a culture.

What martial art did Bruce Lee use?

In both his films and professional competitions, Bruce Lee was known for using a variety of styles including wing chun, tai chi, boxing, and street fighting. Over the years, he blended these traditions into a single personal style called jeet kune do, which translates to "way of intercepting the fist."

Can adults learn martial arts?

Adults can and often do learn martial arts, finding them to be an excellent way to improve their physical fitness and compete with those of similar skill levels. It's never too late to learn a martial art, and there are some styles, such as tai chi, that feature slow movements suitable for older adults.

What martial art should I learn?

Since there are so many styles of martial arts, you have an opportunity to a style that best suits your temperament. If you're looking for a fast-paced style that requires a lot of endurance, boxing or karate could be good options. On the other hand, judo is more passive.

What is the best martial art for self defense?

Krav maga is a more recently developed martial art created in Israel. It's known for its practicality in war-like situations and is used today by many defense forces, including the Navy SEALs.

What martial arts are airbending and firebending based on?

Airbending and firebending are fictional martial art forms featured in Avatar: The Last Airbender. However, despite their fictional setting, these forms are originally based on real-life martial art styles. Specifically, airbending is based on bagua, while firebending is based on Northern Shaolin.

What is the most effective martial art?

The most effective martial arts are often the most practical, eschewing the ornamental gestures found in kung fu and other traditional styles. Krav maga, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and karate have all been used with great success in mixed martial arts tournaments.

Is kickboxing a martial art?

Kickboxing is considered a martial art, as it involves combat-related practices that can be codified into a written system and used to preserve culture. While kickboxing is under-recognized in the United States, European countries such as the Netherlands feature it heavily.

Is cobra kai a real martial art?

Cobra kai isn't a real martial art. It's a fictional style created for the film The Karate Kid. However, it does borrow real-life elements from the Japanese martial art karate.

Can you teach yourself martial arts?

Like many sports, martial arts require others to practice with and compete against, so self-teaching isn't recommended. Martial arts also require an experienced teacher, not just to demonstrate the correct motions and posture, but to ensure you're performing them correctly.

How much are karate classes?

On average, karate classes cost $40 per hour. This can vary widely based on your location, the quality of the teacher, and the style of karate. In addition to the cost of classes, you can expect to have other less-frequent expenses, such as purchasing uniforms and padded training gear.

How much are martial arts classes?

The average cost of martial art classes ranges from $25 to $50, but this can vary based on where you live and the martial art style you want to pursue. Some martial arts such as kendo require expensive equipment, while others don't.

Which martial art is best for my child?

Karate has been a popular option for children since the eighties, as it does not use weapons and offers a healthy full-body workout. Children enrolled in Karate classes will learn not just to train their body, but their mind as well.

How much do kids\' karate classes cost?

Kid's karate classes generally cost the same as adult classes, running $40 on average, based on location and other factors. Private lessons are more expensive and can cost up to $100 for a 30-minute session.

Does Keanu Reeves know martial arts?

The fighting styles used by Keanu Reeves in the Matrix and other films aren't just for show, and come from years of training and practice. Keanu Reeves has formal training in karate, jiu-jitsu, wushu, boxing, krav maga, and aikido.

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