Best Martial Arts Schools in Memphis

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Memphis 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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Chilcutt's Memphis Mixed Martial Arts

Chilcutt's Memphis Mixed Martial Arts in Bartlett, Tennessee serve the areas of Bartlett, Memphis, Arlington, Millington, Oakland, Lakeland, Cordova, and Germantown. Their classes include martial arts, kids’ martial arts and karate, MMA, jiu-jitsu, kickboxing, self-defense, Krav Maga self-defense, weapons, and Kali. The school proudly features the most experienced and skilled martial arts and fitness instructors.

Bartlett, TN 38133


Kim's Martial Arts Academy

Kim's Martial Arts Academy in Bartlett, Tennessee was originally established in 1982. Their classes include junior tae kwon do, senior tae kwon do, family tae kwon do, and junior or senior judo. The school is a proud member of USA Judo, Kukkiwon, World Taekwondo Association, USA Taekwondo, PATU, United States Judo Association, and International Judo Association.

Bartlett, TN 38134


Living Sword Karate

Living Sword Karate is a family operated martial arts school with two locations in Cordova, Tennessee at Covenant United Methodist Church and Advent Presbyterian Church. They feature training in karate, judo, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The school seeks to provide an exciting and fun martial arts experience and they offer a free trial class.

Cordova, TN 38016


Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu

Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu in Memphis, Tennessee has been serving the entire Mid-South of Tennessee since it was established in 2003. They deliver effective combat martial arts instruction and some of the styles they teach include judo, jiu-jitsu, submission wrestling, boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and others. They are dedicated and devoted to helping their students reach and surpass their respective goals.

Memphis, TN 38133


Memphis Kyokushin Karate Dojo

Memphis Kyokushin Karate Dojo is a martial arts school in Memphis, Tennessee. Their chief instructor Sensei Masaru Miyaji provides instruction in the traditional Kyokushin Karate that he learned in Japan. The school has well over 35 years of experience and they offer instruction to both adults and children. They strive to promote self-discipline, self-esteem, self-defense, physical fitness, and mental wellness.

Memphis, TN 38117


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