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Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

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

Advantage Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Advantage Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers Houston-area clients a family-friendly gym with elite level training. The gym delivers programs that help build self-defense skills, tone muscles, cardiovascular fitness, coordination, and speed. A range of classes is available including kids Jiu Jitsu, beginner, advanced, and competition levels. Advantage Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu keeps students motivated, focused, and adept at using proper techniques at all times.

Apex Taekwondo

Apex Taekwondo offers expert martial arts training to Houston-area students. A team of passionate martial arts instructors works to instill values of discipline, confidence, perseverance, honesty, and respect through the practice of Taekwondo. Students can expect to receive patience and positive reinforcement during training. Apex Taekwondo has programs for tots, children, and adults. The facility has a promotional offer when students sign up for a class.

Elite MMA

Elite MMA are the Houston-area experts in mixed martial arts and self-defense training. The training facility offers essential classes in a range of disciplines including Muay Thai, kickboxing, boxing, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Professional instructors focus on providing a fun environment that fosters personal growth. Elite MMA helps students to achieve success and balance in life with classes available to men, women, and kids.

Equipe Jaguar Capoeira

Equipe Jaguar Capoeira offers high quality Brazilian martial arts classes to Houston-area students. Expert instructors teach students of all ages and skill levels in a fun, safe, and friendly environment. The gym specializes in capoeira, fitness, and self-defense. Equipe Jaguar Capoeira classes teach discipline, control, strength, and rhythm. Students can expect to find challenging classes that build self-confidence and learn a range of skills and fighting techniques.

Gracie Barra Westchase

Gracie Barra Westchase is the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team on the planet. The facility has been providing Houston-area martial artists the opportunity to train at one of the most advanced franchises for the sport for over seven years. The programs are conducted by certified black belt instructors and deliver support for members with training, competition, and health goals. A range of classes are underway for all ages and skill level including cardio kickboxing, Muay Thai, wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

HC Taekwondo

HC Taekwondo offers Houston-area students expert training while setting the highest standards of excellence. World class Taekwondo master instructors welcome students with all levels of skill and experience. The training facility commits to enhancing student focus, discipline, and self-confidence. HC Taekwondo core principles include helping students to embrace challenges of life more successfully.

Henderson’s ATA Martial Arts

Henderson’s ATA Martial Arts has been changing people’s lives with traditional values for more than 20 years. The Houston-area martial arts and self-defense school commits to training students of all ages and skill levels. The school specializes in traditional Taekwondo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction. Professional instructors with black belts patiently help students to master martial arts skills, focus, and discipline in a positive learning environment.

K Taekwondo

K Taekwondo offers Houston-area students the opportunity to learn traditional Korean martial arts. A team of passionate instructors are patient, enthusiastic, and blend discipline with fun. Students of all ages and skill levels can expect the highest quality of instruction in a safe and peaceful environment. The school focuses on empowering students with valuable everyday life skills through the practice of martial arts including self-discipline, respect, concentration, cooperation, anger management, and more.

Kim’s School of Taekwondo

Kim’s School of Taekwondo offers training to students in the Houston area of all ages, skill levels, and experience. The school takes a nurturing and encouraging approach to training. Family classes offer parents and children the unique opportunity to train together. A team of passionate and accomplished instructors instill in each student the core values of courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit.

Leonardo Xavier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Leonardo Xavier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers Houston-area students a way to learn the most effective, proven self-defense system. The adult program curriculum includes numerous potentially life-saving self-defense techniques during street confrontations. Expert instructors with extensive experience teach classes in private or group sessions. A range of classes at the gym are available for all levels of skill including programs for youth, women, beginners, advanced, military, and law enforcement.

Sugar Land, TX 77478


Martial Art Fitness Academy

Martial Art Fitness Academy teaches Houston-area clients a complete martial arts system. The academy specializes in the discipline of Kuk Sool which is unique and emphasizes self-discipline, respect, and education. The professional instructors instill positive values in students of all ages and commit to providing the best training and facility to meet individual goals. Programs for men, women, and children have added benefits including stress-relief, weight control, and increased flexibility.

Missouri City, TX 77459


Next Generation Kingwood MMA

Next Generation Kingwood MMA helps Houston-area students to look and feel amazing while developing kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu skills. The gym specializes in Muay Thai Kickboxing and Jiu-Jitsu for self-defense and fitness and provides everything needed to get in top shape. Expert instructors deliver energy and help students to stay motivated in a safe, professional environment. New Generation Kingwood MMA also offers kids’ mixed martial arts classes to help build self-confidence, character, life skills, and self-defense techniques.

Kingwood, TX 77339


Revolution Dojo

Revolution Dojo offers martial arts classes to Houston-area clients of all ages and skill levels. The team of expert instructors with extensive national and international experience commits to training students in a state-of-the-art facility. A range of classes is available including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, kickboxing, Muay Thai, and mixed martial arts. The facility specializes in working with beginners who need a safe learning environment with trained professionals.

Samurai Karate Dojo

Samurai Karate Dojo is a family-friendly Houston-area martial arts center with a variety of programs to meet every skill level. Training programs to address physical fitness, stress-reduction, and weight loss are few of the most popular. A character-building after school program helps youngsters with character building, discipline, self-respect, coordination, and focus. Samurai Katate Dojo martial arts classes include Karate, Aiki Jiu-Jitsu, grappling, and self-defense.

Strong Martial Arts

Strong Martial Arts provides Houston-area students with dynamic training in a state-of-the-art facility. The gym specializes in Taekwondo which offers self-defense skills and an amazing workout. Classes progress with an at-your-own-pace approach, constant encouragement, and guidance from instructional staff. Students of martial arts can expect to enhance self-discipline, confidence levels, and physical fitness. Strong Martial Arts Taekwondo classes will help improve awareness, decrease reaction time, and safely prepare students for possible encounters.

Richmond, TX 77406


Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy is a no-nonsense, real deal training facility. The Houston-area facility is home to many top area competitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts. Expert instructors teach a range of disciplines at the academy including Judo, wrestling, kids Karate, Muay Thai, kickboxing, and more. Students can expect to learn an enhanced sense of confidence, discipline, and focus.

Universal Taekwondo & Hapkido

Universal Taekwondo & Hapkido teaches Houston-area students traditional martial arts and focuses on the “cultivation of character.” An expert team of passionate instructors teach self-defense as a martial art to students of all ages and skill levels. The school offers a modern teaching philosophy focusing on core values that embrace strong academics. Universal Taekwondo & Hapkido delivers a consistent, well-orchestrated, and age-appropriate program.

Houston, TX 77065


Young Brothers Taekwondo

Young Brothers Taekwondo has been teaching martial arts to Houston-area students for more than 35 years. World-class experienced instructors help students to enhance self-confidence, self-discipline, fitness, and self-defense skills. The school opens its doors to students of all ages and skill levels. Young Brothers Taekwondo also offers a two-week trial course to learn the basics and a women-only self-defense training program.

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