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Why These Martial Arts Teachers?

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

Chuan Tao Kung Fu

Chuan Tao Kung Fu, located in Renton, Washington, teaches a form of Shaolin martial arts that was created in 495 AD. It is one of the only remaining styles of Kung Fu around today that was founded back in the time of the Shaolin Masters. Students at Chuan Tao Kung Fu are expected to maintain their code of conduct which states that they must treat fellow students and instructors with great respect, that they must not display their teachings outside of class, and that students maintain the knowledge of previous lessons.

Renton, WA 98057


Leading Edge

Leading Edge, located in Renton, Washington, was founded with the goal to become an alternative to standard fitness programs and self-defense classes. Their programs have been specially designed to foster the growth of a student’s muscle mass, improve biomechanics, and to help them get in shape. Leading Edge teaches many classes and martial arts forms including Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, Jeet Kune Do, MMA, kid’s full-circle, and women’s self-defense.

Lee's Martial Arts

Lee’s Martial Arts is a learning dojo located in Seattle, Washington that was founded with a mission to provide mental, physical, and spiritual growth among their students and community. The programs are designed for both kids and adults. Programs taught at Lee’s Martial Arts consist of kickboxing, Tae Kwon Do, and other self-defense forms. Their website has information pertaining to each individual program, as well as class registration and payment information.

Mace Martial Arts

Mace Martial Arts, located in Shoreline, Washington for the last 2 years, was founded and instructed by holistic martial arts instructor Dennis Mace. Dennis Mace has a genuine passion for martial arts and strives to instill that passion into each of his students. Mace Martial Arts teaches many programs such as Bagua Zhang, Taiji Quan, Tai Chi, Xing-Yi Quan, weapons training, self-defense, and Qi-Gong.

Lynnwood, WA 98036


Martial Arts Center

Martial Arts Center is a dojo located in Seattle, Washington that is recognized as one of the premier martial arts schools in the Puget Sound area. They were founded with a goal to share their martial arts experience with students, and to provide guidance and focus in everyday life. Martial Arts center teaches many forms of martial arts, including traditional Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Filipino martial arts.

West Seattle Karate Academy

West Seattle Karate Academy was established in Seattle, Washington in 1993 with a mission to teach their students how to win a fight. They teach both adults and children, and show them that karate is a lifelong skill that takes the form of a lifestyle rather than a practice. Owner and instructor Kris Wilder has competed in many national and international competitions, and has also trained and worked alongside past champions and Olympians.

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