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Best Martial Arts
Teachers in
Fort Worth
2019

Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored 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 martial arts teachers in Fort Worth, TX.

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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.

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American Academy of Martial Arts

American Academy of Martial Arts is a Christian-oriented karate school in Fort Worth, TX that aims to instill can-do attitudes and a devotion to God to each student. Standing members of the American Karate Black Belt Association, the instructors at American Academy of Martial Arts take pride in incorporating many techniques and skills from jiu-jitsu, judo, and aikido in their American karate techniques. Classes offer instruction in basic karate, self-defense, sparring, and katas. They aim to teach humility and gentility to their students, educating them in the belief that martial arts are to be used morally and responsibly in every situation.

Fort Worth, TX 76116 (817) 244-6373

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American Defensive Arts Academy

American Defensive Arts Academy is a martial arts academy in Keller, TX that focuses on the skilled art of self-defense. The winner of the Best Martial Arts In Keller award for four consecutive years, their goal is to help students learn methods of self-defense while incorporating integrity, respect, humility, and confident spirit. They take pride in employing only the most respectable instructors that are fully background-checked and drug-screened. With a mixed martial arts curriculum that combines American Karate, Aikido, Hapkido, and taekwondo, they teach practical self-defense that is applicable in life rather than teaching choreography that will earn tournament points.

Keller, TX 76248 (817) 673-0935

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Croft Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo Academy

Croft Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo Academy is located in Keller Texas and offers instruction and training in traditional and Olympic style Taekwondo. Programs taught included self-defense, conditioning, sparring, competition training, and weapon training. The instructors are all devoted to training in the art of Taekwondo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of skill that has qualified them to be teachers and mentors. Each staff member undergoes extensive testing, certification, and tournament-level competition in order to achieve mastery in martial arts and enjoys sharing their passion with their students. Past clients give the business high-rated reviews, saying that the classes are great for both boys and girls and their children respond well to the instructors.

Keller, TX 76244 (817) 734-1006

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Eagle Martial Arts

Eagle Martial Arts is located in Benbrook, Texas and is committed to providing a stable family environment that allows all of its students to excel in their personal goals within a supported community. Programming is offered for kids, teens, and adults and are designed to promote value and purpose, tone and condition, teach self-defense skills. Students can expect all the classes to focus on confidence, discipline, and self-control while fostering fun and effective learning environment with friends and mentors. Past clients speak highly of the values, dedication, and integrity that are instilled into every practice and appreciate the respectful leadership displayed by every instructor.

Benbrook, TX 76126 (817) 370-0839

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Hwang Martial Arts

Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Hwang Martial Arts offers a variety of martial arts and taekwondo programs for children, adults, and families. Whether the student wants to learn self-defense to improve their physical fitness, each program is geared for success and the instructors are committed to helping the students reach their personal goals. The instructors develop a team attitude in class that helps to create an encouraging and supportive attitude. The goal of the entire faculty at the school is to enrich lives through the benefit of Martial Arts training and they strive to develop each student into excellent black belts.

Fort Worth, TX 76137 (817) 656-4140

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J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts

Located in Saginaw, Texas, J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts offers a variety of programming for students of all ages. Classes are taught by knowledgeable instructors and include preparatory training for kids between three to five years old, youth classes focused on discipline and respect, adult classes focused on commitment and goal setting, and self-defense classes for everyone that are tailored to age and rank. Every instructor has many years of experience in martial arts and teaching it to others. The student creed is at the foundation of the school’s mission and is to build confidence through knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, and strength in the body.

Saginaw, TX 76179 (817) 232-9334

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Korean Tiger Martial Arts

Korean Tiger Martial Arts is a martial arts school in Keller, TX that focuses on discipline, focus, and training through taekwondo. Licensed by and association with USA Taekwondo, the World Taekwondo Federation, Kukkiwon, and the USA Olympics, Korean Tiger Martial Arts strives to offer masterful, yet approachable taekwondo classes to students of any age. They offer a 2-week trial for $35 with a free uniform. In addition to taekwondo classes and training, they offer fun and exercise-heavy birthday party hosting for enrolled students and non-students alike. They hope to assist each student in acquiring the coveted black belt in taekwondo through experienced training and dedication.

Fort Worth, TX 76244 (682) 557-8740

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Lone Star Black Belt Academy

Lone Star Black Belt Academy provides students in Watauga, TX with focused martial arts lessons. Specializing in taekwondo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and children’s martial arts, they aim to help students acquire physical fitness, flexibility, and self-defense skills to help them throughout life. Hoping to help train future leaders, they give particular attention to important personal characteristics that help build well-rounded, confident, and moral human beings. Each course offered by Lone Star Black Belt Academy is curated to fit the specific and individual needs of each student, with specialized classes being offered to children, parents, and women of any background or culture.

Watauga, TX 76148 (817) 485-9595

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North Richland Hills Martial Arts of Texas

North Richland Hills Martial Arts of Texas offers instructional programs that blend self-defense, fitness, and life skills into a fun and educational experience for kids of all ages. There are also classes available for adults including martial arts and kickboxing. Parents can expect their children to gain focus, discipline, and confidence in every class and adult students can expect to improve their fitness, health, and strength while being empowered in a community-like atmosphere. The facility is a local and family-owned and oriented business that has been teaching martial arts skills for over 10 years. The team of instructors has a mission to teach and enhance life skills that will help students reach their maximum potential both on and off the mat.

Richland Hills, TX 76180 (817) 427-5425

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Seibukan Jujutsu of Texas

Located in Crowley, Texas, Seibukan Jujutsu of Texas teaches traditional martial arts that are designed for modern-day self-defense. The practice is well-rounded and puts an emphasis on minimal effort that achieves maximum results. By studying distractions, angles, and leverage students can maneuver and manipulate assailants without having to rely heavily on athleticism. The instructors prioritize the importance of safety and aim to teach students how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Lead instructor Eric Skinner Shihan has experience teaching children, adults, private security guards, law enforcement, and military personnel. Past students of the school say the instructors were great and that the classes are perfect for learning many practical self-defense moves.

Crowley, TX 76036 (817) 304-9295

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TX Black Belt Academy

TX Black Belt Academy is a leader in martial arts instruction, offering classes for children and adults designed to help every student reach their full potential. With locations in Fort Worth, Cleburne, Burleson, Cedar Hill, and Midlothian the school has a wide reach in the Dallas-Fort Worth communities in Texas. The instructors focus on traditional, character development, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Adults can expect the classes to provide a conditioning workout and self-defense skills, while parents can expect their children’s confidence to improve and their self-esteem to soar. Past and current students of the school speak highly of how professional and patient the instructors are and appreciate the comfortable and well-equipped facilities.

Fort Worth, TX 76132 (817) 346-2323

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