Best Martial Arts Schools in Seattle

Why These Martial Arts Schools?

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


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