Best Martial Arts Teachers in Cincinnati

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Cincinnati 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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Buckner Martial Arts

Buckner Martial Arts in West Chester, Ohio is a martial arts school that was established in 1972. Buckner Martial Arts is built and founded on the principles of teaching excellence, personal attention, and tradition. Some of their programs include karate, weapons, self-defense, and sport karate. Their martial arts instructors are ranked among the best and finest in the world.

West Chester Township, OH 45069


Cincinnati Kung-Fu & Tai-Chi Center

Cincinnati Kung-Fu & Tai-Chi Center is a Cincinnati, Ohio-based martial arts school that offers a wide variety of traditional training programs concentrated on ultimately improving the health of one's body and mind. The center starts kids at 4 years of age in their Kung-Fu courses and also offer an aerobic Tai-Bo class twice weekly for those seeking to just lose weight and firm and tone-up. Shih-Fu Kenneth Ware provides instruction in Yang Style Tai-Chi, Qi-Gong, Taoist Meditation, and Celestial Mountain Northern Style Kung-Fu. They also offer a free trial class for prospective students.

Cincinnati, OH 45224


Drive Mixed Martial Arts

Drive Mixed Martial Arts is located in Harrison, Ohio and were founded in 2009. Their classes include Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, cardio kickboxing, cardio circuit, lift and tone, and kids MMA. Scot Wegman, the owner of the school, has made it his personal mission that everyone who comes through the door feels welcome and comfortable. Their first class is free.

Harrison, OH 45030


Kosho School of Karate

Kosho School of Karate is a full-time martial arts school that is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. A division of Pine Tree Group LLC, they have been serving students since 1973. The school specializes in karate, judo, jo-do, sword, Kobudo, and self-defense. Students can increase their physical fitness, self-confidence, learn practical self-defense, and increase their knowledge of the Japanese culture.

Cincinnati, OH 45230


Limitless Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Fitness

Limitless Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Fitness is a martial arts school that is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Some of the programs they offer include Brazilian jiu-jitsu, no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, kickboxing, and self-defense. The school also offers yoga, cardio kickboxing, and fitness classes. Their instruction is under a world class competitor and they offer free initial classes.

Cincinnati, OH 45026


Mastin Dojo

Mastin Dojo in Cincinnati, Ohio was established in December of 1995. Some of the classes and programs that the martial arts school offers include adult classes, a juniors program, the Little Ninja’s program, Kata classes, black belt classes, and after school programs, among others. The school supports the Nagamine Family Karate style and association.

Cincinnati, OH 45236


Miller's Karate Studios

Miller's Karate Studios is a martial arts school that is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. They have been in the field of martial arts instruction for more than 30 years. The school offers group training, personal training, and children’s programs. They also provide lessons in the areas of self-defense, fitness, Tang Soo Do, Kobodo, Judo, Balintawak, competition fighting, and Bunkai / Kata development. Each of their instructors brings their own unique style to the organization, and strive to empower their students.

Cincinnati, OH 45206


Mt. Washington Taekwondo

Mt. Washington Taekwondo, established in 2016, is a family-friendly martial arts school and is accommodating to students of all ages and abilities. Master John Ritter and Master Nicole Dangelo have 50 plus years of combined experience in the Korean martial art. The school is part of the Taekwon Moodo Association. They offer three free trial classes before making a first monthly payment with no contracts and uniform provided.

Cincinnati, OH 45230


Shotokan Karate of Anderson, LLC

Shotokan Karate of Anderson, LLC is a martial arts school that is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. They study and practice in Shotokan Karate, a traditional style of Japanese martial arts and they offer youth classes and adult classes. The school features personal safety programs, after school enrichment programs, and other programs as well. Shotokan Karate of Anderson, LLC is a proud member of the International Shotokan Karate Federation and the Mid-America Karate Region.

Cincinnati, OH 45244


Watson's Martial Arts

Watson's Martial Arts is a martial arts school that is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Established in 1997, the school offers children's Taekwondo class, adult martial art class, competition team, cardio classes, and ground fighting. The school also holds birthday parties. They are the largest martial arts center in the tristate area. The instructors have over 35 years of experience

Cincinnati, OH 45251


Yoseikan Cincinnati Karate School

Yoseikan Cincinnati Karate School is a martial arts school that has been serving the people of Cincinnati, Ohio since 1971. The school offers adult classes and kids classes and provides a whole youth program as well. They teach Chito-Ryu karate and Bushido, or the way of the warrior in an environment of Shugio, which also means austere discipline. The school is a chartered school of the United States Chito-Ryu Karate Federation.

Cincinnati, OH 45215


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