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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Austin 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Austin Boxing Babes

Founded in 2007, Austin Boxing Babes is a boxing gym located in Austin that offers martial arts classes for women and children. Boys and girls ages five years and older can learn discipline, focus, patience, sportsmanship, and leadership through the studio's martial arts lessons. Austin Boxing Babes also provides a free introductory class.

Austin Karate for Kids

Austin Karate for Kids is a karate school located in North and South Austin. Founded in March 2008, the dojo has specialized in teaching traditional Shotokan karate to students at ages five to adults for many years. The dojo is proud to be a current partner in education with the Austin Independent School District and remains the only studio in Austin to offer traditional Shotokan classes.

Austin, TX 78744


Austin Kenpo Karate

Austin Kenpo Karate Association is a martial arts school located in Austin. Founded by Sifu Schroder in 2000, the instructor utilizes the fluid motions of Chinese kung-fu and the hard strikes of Japanese karate to teach the school's students. Programs include adult training programs, children's training programs, after school programs, summer camp, after-school pickup, and CHL courses. Austin Kenpo Karate Association applies both traditional and modern training methods.

Austin Kula Karate

Austin Kula Karate is a karate school in Austin providing karate classes to students of all ages. The karate instructor, Wayne, trained under Grand Master Kim Pyung Soo in 1987 using the Chayon-Ryu method. Over the years of his practice, he has received multiple trophies and black belt awards. At his school, he also offers online karate classes as well.

Chinese Martial Arts Academy of Austin

Chinese Martial Arts Academy of Austin is a martial arts school specializing in traditional Northern Shaolin kung-fu and contemporary wushu. Since 2005, the Austin-based studio has trained students for years utilizing a consistent routine that includes warm-ups, stretching, stances, drills, and individual practice. Master David Scott encourages students to build a solid foundation in basic techniques and personal achievements.

Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu

Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu is a martial arts school located in Austin with the mission to grant people lifelong skill sets that will help them find and access their power and Divine Truth. The school specializes in something for everybody by basing their classes on ancient wisdom that transcends into modern times. The facility's classes include yoga, kung-fu, and fitness. Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu offers instruction that produces incredible results.

Fit and Fearless

Fit and Fearless is an Austin-based martial arts school concentrating on self-defense, fitness, and fighting. Programs include Krav Maga classes for adults, teens, and youths; general fighting classes; and fitness instruction. The school features a Combatives Conditioning course that utilizes a mixture of Krav Maga, boxing, kickboxing, and wrestling drills to improve the student's speed, endurance, and explosiveness. Fit and Fearless offers a free class and fosters a friendly environment for their business.

Gracie Barra North Austin Martial Arts School

Gracie Barra North Austin Martial Arts School is a martial arts school located in Austin specializing in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The school offers world-class level Brazilian jiu-jitsu courses for individuals, families, and law enforcement officials. Programs include training future champions, teaching fundamentals, advanced lessons, women's lessons, black belt tutoring, and private training. Gracie Barra North Austin Martial Arts School offers a free class for prospective students.

HK Taekwondo

HK Taekwondo is a martial arts studio located in Cedar Park that offers various programs, such as martial arts and fitness classes, for students of all ages. The school takes pride in teaching authentic taekwondo through their preschool, youth beginner through advanced, and adult martial arts classes. HK Taekwondo also provides free week passes.

Cedar Park, TX 78613


Integrated Fighting Arts Academy

Integrated Fighting Arts Academy is a martial arts school located in Austin and founded in 1990. The school specializes in providing detailed instruction in mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, submission grappling, wrestling, and the Filipino martial arts Eskrima. The Academy welcomes anyone interested in attaining practical fighting skills, an excellent physical condition, and having a lot of fun in the process.

Jett Garner Martial Arts

Founded in 2004, Jett Garner Martial Arts is a martial arts school located in Austin featuring programs such as Goju Ryu Karate Do and Krav Maga. The dojo offers martial arts classes for both children and adults. The school has been an official Krav Maga training center since May 2010 and offers courses with benefits such as respect, focus, concentration, fitness, fun, control, defense, and becoming a better individual.

Austin, TX 78746


Journey Martial Arts

Journey Martial Arts is a martial arts school located in Austin offering programs that help build life skills, confidence, and discipline. The school provides instruction in traditional and contemporary martial arts, taekwondo programs for adults and children, practical self-defense, and other weapons and ultimate sports. The dojo caters to a variety of groups including children, teens, adults, and families.

Life Ki-do Martial Arts, Parenting & Life Education

Located in Austin, Life Ki-do Martial Arts, Parenting & Life Education empowers children, teens, and adults to strengthen themselves inside and out. In every class, students learn to connect their body, breath, and brain to develop focus and mindfulness, confidence and resilience, relaxation skills for stress and anxiety, as well as empathy and kindness towards others. The school was founded in 1993 and has been voted Best Afterschool Activity by Austin Chronicle, Best Martial Arts for Youth by Austin Family and Austin Fit Magazines, and Favorite Sports Education by Kids Out and About. Life Ki-do Martial Arts offers free trial classes.

Mu Sool Won of South Austin

Located in Austin, Mu Sool Won of South Austin is a martial arts school focusing on teaching students a traditional family martial art with origins in South Korea. Classes are available for adults and teens, children, and adults and children together. The school's curriculum consists of joint locks, pressure points, escapes from grabs and holds, traditional Korean forms, sparring, and gymnastics-style falling. Additional instruction in traditional Korean weapons such as staffs, swords, jool-bong/nunchucks, and other items are also available. The school offers a week of free training with no enrollment obligations for prospective students.

Austin, TX 78745


One World Karate

One World Karate is a karate school founded in Austin in 2003. The school offers services including adapted programs, traditional classes, and private lessons. The assistant teachers also include physical therapists for the safety of their students. The school proudly produces high-ranking students who have been certified by the 1W.M.A.F. One World Karate offers free uniforms and a free, first month for prospective students.

Parra Academy of Martial Arts

Parra Academy of Martial Arts is a martial arts school located in Austin offering adult and youth classes. Classes available include Jeet Kune Do, JKD Grappling, Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and much more. Parra Academy of Martial Arts offers a fun workout where individuals can also learn practical self-defense skills. The martial arts school offers a free introductory class.

The Mat Martial Arts & Fitness

The Mat Martial Arts & Fitness is a martial arts school located in Cedar Park focused on age-appropriate self-defense. Starting at 3 years old, kids classes teach karate-based "playground safety," while teens and adults practice Krav Maga for realistic and applicable defense and awareness training. They also have a corporate self-defense and wellness program for local businesses. Getting started is easy with a free trial or two-week pass, and members have many flexible options to choose from.

Cedar Park, TX 78613


The Void Martial Arts

For more than 20 years, The Void Martial Arts has provided high-quality instruction in martial arts in the Austin area. Classes include kickboxing, kung-fu, grappling, jiu-jitsu, and yoga. The school employs dedicated professionals who keep their student’s best interests and personal goals in mind. The Void Martial Arts also provides free self-defense classes every Saturday.

XTREME Kickboxing and Krav Maga

XTREME Kickboxing and Krav Maga is a martial arts school located in Round Rock. The dojo has been the Austin area's premier Krav Maga training facility since 1998. Programs include Krav Maga for self-defense and kickboxing for fitness. The school invites any clients to try the courses for free. The company also has another martial arts school, the Marble Falls Athletic Club, in Marble Falls.

Round Rock, TX 78664


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