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Apollo’s Martial Arts

Tulsa, OK 74145
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Apollo’s Martial Arts has been providing quality Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, and Kickboxing instruction for 35 years. The Tulsa-area Dojo provides an enjoyable environment for kids and adults to improve fitness and build confidence. A team-oriented family atmosphere offers a variety of classes from traditional martial arts to modern self-defense styles. Apollo’s Martial Arts gives students the ultimate training space for practitioners of all fitness and skill levels. A team of dedicated and experienced martial arts instructors shares a passion for teaching Machado, Jiu-Jitsu, and women’s Fitness Kickboxing. The Dojo promotes a love of physical fitness and also serves as an athletic, social outlet for people to meet new friends.

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4.6 / 5 (54)
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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Freestyle Martial Arts

Bixby, OK 74008
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Freestyle Martial Arts/Fitness has been providing Tulsa-area students with expert instruction for nearly 15 years. The studio specializes in teaching a martial arts fusion of Tae Kwon Do and Goju Ryu Karate, as well as personal training. Classes are open to students of all ages and levels of experience to train individually, or as a family. Freestyle Martial Arts/Fitness focuses on helping students to transform the mind and body through practicing martial arts and effective personal training sessions. Expert champion instructors have extensive experience in the martial arts and a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of each student.

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Golden Dragon Taekwondo

Tulsa, OK 74133
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Golden Dragon Taekwondo provides quality instruction to Tulsa-area students of all ages and skill levels. The studio commits to improving the overall health and well-being of students with the dedicated practice of Tae Kwon Do. A team of highly trained instructors has over 100 years of combined experience in practicing and teaching Tae Kwon Do. A range of classes is available to students beginning at age five including little golden dragons for kids, adult men and women, families, private, and Olympic training.

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5.0 / 5 (124)
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5.0 / 5 (55)

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Jenks Martial Arts Academy

Jenks, OK 74037
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Jenks Martial Arts Academy offers expert training to students in the Tulsa area. The Academy specializes in teaching comprehensive character development programs focusing on confidence, respect, focus, self-control, and self-discipline. Passionate and dedicated instructors help students to set and accomplish self-improvement goals in a clean and challenging environment. Jenks Martial Arts Academy commits to providing quality martial arts education for children, adults, and families. The knowledgeable staff offers a positive learning experience that promotes healthier lifestyles and more successful individuals through the practice of martial arts and fitness training. Jenks Martial Arts Academy also teaches comprehensive classes in Tae Kwon Do, black belt training, and Krav Maga.

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Kang’s Taekwondo

Broken Arrow, OK 74014
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Kang’s Taekwondo has been providing excellence in martial arts training in the Tulsa area for over 45 years. The team of friendly and knowledgeable instructors focuses on traditional values of courtesy, honor, and respect combined with expert martial arts training. Kang’s Taekwondo maintains a high-energy, engaging, and challenging environment in which students can practice and learn. Participants can expect to learn important life skills including self-confidence and discipline. The Dojo welcomes students of all ages and levels of experience to a range of classes including weapons and sparring. Additional instruction is available for Olympic-style full contact Tae Kwon Do. Kang’s Taekwondo has a long history of producing state, national, and international martial arts champions.

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LK Wells Martial Arts & Fitness

Tulsa, OK 74127
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LK Wells Martial Arts & Fitness provides excellence in training to students in the Tulsa area. The dojo features a family atmosphere and offers a safe environment in which practitioners can learn and excel in martial arts. Students of all skill levels are welcome beginning at age three. The team of dedicated expert instructors has over 30 years of experience in martial arts instruction. LK Wells Martial Arts & Fitness specializes in the Tae Kwon Do discipline and focuses on principles encompassing courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit. The little warrior's program at the dojo introduces preschoolers to Tae Kwon Do in a fun and interactive way. Students can progress to the kids level which improves mental focus, promotes good fitness habits, and builds self-confidence. Teen and adult programs welcome beginners through advanced level and black belt trainers. LK Wells Martial Arts & Fitness also offers training for adults and teens wanting to learn practical and effective self-defense techniques.

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LuoHan Wushu Kung Fu Center

Tulsa, OK 74145
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LuoHan Wushu Kung Fu Center provides Tulsa-area students with training in Chinese martial arts for students of all skill levels beginning at age four. Practitioners can expect to experience professional, personalized instruction in a safe, yet challenging environment. The center commits to training with integrity, ethics, and character. LuoHan Wushu Kung Fu Center has a program to fit a range of needs for participants from increasing fitness levels to learning practical self-defense techniques. The center offers traditional Wushu, international level competition training, Tai Chi, and Qu Gong in a group or private sessions.

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5.0 / 5 (1)
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Martial Arts Academy

Tulsa, OK 74145
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Martial Arts Academy has been providing students in the Tulsa area with professional instruction for nearly 15 years. The Dojo welcomes kids and adults of all skill levels beginning at age four. Leaders at the Academy maintain an environment of structure and discipline in which students can learn and practice martial arts. Expert martial artists strive to be visual examples and role models for students to follow. The team of dedicated professional instructors has extensive experience in practicing and teaching and share a passion for the arts with students from all walks of life. Martial Arts Academy also offers a black belt training program which reinforces leadership skills including respect, courtesy, self-discipline, focus, and self-confidence.

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Relentless Martial Arts

Tulsa, OK 74133
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Relentless Martial Arts provides expert instruction to students in the Tulsa area. The school specializes in teaching martial arts to kids and adults beginning at age six. Instruction also focuses on women’s self-defense techniques and active recovery yoga. Professional instructors have many years of experience and commit to helping students reach individual goals. Students can expect to get fit, earn a black belt, or learn self-defense. Fellow martial artists teach classes that entail Boxing, clinching, and grappling. Relentless Martial Arts classes are high energy, engaging, and promote discipline, fitness, and self-reliance. Students have a range of class formats from which to choose including private, group, and corporate sessions.

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The Tulsa Tae Kwon Do Academy

Tulsa, OK 74135
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The Tulsa Tae Kwon Do Academy provides expert training for the body, mind, and spirit. The Tulsa-area studio has been welcoming students for more than 30 years. A dedicated black belt instructor and his team of highly trained staff teach traditional Korean Tae Kwon Do which emphasizes courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit. The Tulsa Tae Kwon Do Academy maintains a safe, yet challenging environment in which students of all ages and skill levels can practice.

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Thomas Academy-Tai Chi Kung Fu

Tulsa, OK 74135
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Thomas Academy-Tai Chi Kung Fu provides the highest quality of instruction for students in the Tulsa area. The passionate and experienced instructor specializes in teaching traditional Tai Chi, Chuan, Baguazhang, Xing Yi Quan, Push Hands, and Shaolin Kung Fu. Classes in traditional Chinese weapons and self-defense are also a prominent fixture at the academy. Thomas Academy-Tai Chi Kung Fu welcomes students of all ages and skill levels to join group sessions or receive private instruction. Students have access to a variety of Chinese martial arts styles along with specialty workshops which encompass in-depth training sessions.

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Tulsa Kendo Dojo Shin Sou Fu Kan

2021 E 71 St, Tulsa, OK 74136
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Tulsa Kendo Dojo Shin Sou Fu Kan has been open more than a decade to serve the residents of Tulsa and the surrounding areas. The dojo helps children and adults learn the art of Kendo, a form of samurai swordsmanship. It is a nonprofit center that has only volunteer instructors who are overseen by Head Sensei Michael Lindsay Sensei. This dojo also offers a kids' camp to teach children the basic principles and safety guidelines of Kendo.

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5.0 / 5 (2)

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Wolfe Pack Taekwondo

Tulsa, OK 74145
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Wolfe Pack Taekwondo has been providing expert martial arts instruction to students in the Tulsa area for a decade. The school focuses on teaching a holistic form of Tae Kwon Do encompassing courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit. Professional instructors maintain an encouraging and positive environment in which students can learn and practice. Pre-school Wolfe clubs welcome students beginning at age three to introduce physical fitness, improve motor skills, and foster excitement for practicing martial arts. Traditional Taekwondo classes are open to beginners through advanced practitioners. Wolfe Pack Taekwondo features a program for students working towards competitive sports martial arts such as fighting and board breaking.

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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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