The mission of Aikido of Gainesville is to provide an opportunity for citizens to learn a non-aggressive yet dynamic form of self defense in a controlled atmosphere of fun, self development and education. Self development will improve students' courage, confidence, strength, endurance and coordination in handling physical conflicts without harming an attacker. In addition this, practice will promote leadership skills that can be applied in the community. Learn more!
Tu/Thu: 4-5:30 PM
Unified Training Center: 809 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32601
Sensai Huffman: (352) 332-8695 / Cell: 352-494-7816
14400 NW 140th St., Alachua, FL 32615 / (386) 462-0732 Learn more!
14400 NW 140th St., Alachua, FL, 32615
The main focus of youth capoeira classes is to develop the student's body movements through educational games that train kicks, escapes and acrobatics. Additionally, children work with the development of body expression. These movements give children an increase in overall strength, endurance, agility, flexibility, coordination and balance. They are also able to learn the aspects of the martial art component while simultaneously adding Capoeira's philosophy and discipline.One of the unique aspects o ... Learn more!
308B W University Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32607
Learn basic techniques from a 7th degree Black Belt and Nationaly ranked instructor. Click here to go to the City of Gainesille website Learn more!
6 and up
Thelma Boltin Center:516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
USA Goju Karate:At the Gainesville Dojo we offer a fun and comprehensive children's program offered three days per week. In the class, kids learn valuable life skills such as social interaction, respect, and focus. They also gain increased motor controls, confidence, and self-awareness. These elements of our curriculum, as well as our highly qualified instructors make our kids classes an experience your child will value for the rest of their life.Whirling Tiger Kung-Fu:These classes teach the traditiona ... Learn more!
M/W/F - 3:30-4:30
536 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville, FL, (352) 378-3070
The Gainesville Tae Kwon Do Academy was founded in 1980 by Masters Jim and Susan Lybarger, students of Grandmaster Choon Lee. Since opening, the school has had over 2,000 students and promoted more than 200 black belts. It has also helped the community by putting on self-defense workshops and promoting the values of the martial arts. We teach traditional Tae Kwon Do for personal self-defense and fitness. Our school maintains an open, friendly atmosphere for learning. Men and women of all ages are welcom ... Learn more!
The Unified Training Center 809 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Global Brazialian Jiu-Jistsu, Karate, Kickboxing and Self defense. We have been teaching martial arts and karate in Gainesville for 35 years. If you want to get a good workout but haven't found the right activity for you, if you want to feel you can defend yourself in the real world, if you want to learn traditional karate based in Japan, if you want to be part of a martial arts family, come and join us at the GLOBAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY! Learn more!
4000 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Tiny Tigers (Age 3-6)-This training system is designed to improve motor skills while enhancing attention skills. The instruction teaches the basic fundamentals of self-defense in a positive environment that helps foster a positive attitude in the kids. All classes are taught using the most safe, fun and exciting instruction methods available for this age group. This program works in conjunction with the Karate for Kids program, thereby emphasizing the same important monthly themes and value system. Th ... Learn more!
1207 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, FL, 32606
Katsu Dojo instructors have been teaching in Gainesville, Florida since 1985. Katsu Dojo was officially named in the Fall of 1998. Since then it has expanded rapidly and has become the highest quality martial arts program in Gainesville. Katsu Dojo has also received national recognition on the USA National Karate-Do Federation state and national tournament circuit. Katsu Dojo instructors teach a traditional style of karate called Shito-ryu. In addition to our regular karate classes, Katsu Dojo als ... Learn more!
O2B Kids provides as many classes, clubs, and lessons as possible in ONE LOCATION for the convenience of parents and for the benefit of their children. This allows children to experiment with a wide variety of activities first hand, rather than picking the one or two things that may have simply fit best into a parent’s busy taxi schedule. More importantly, we offer these events for ONE PRICE within our Family Membership. This combination of program scope and pricing is unparalleled. For today’s busy ... Learn more!
6680 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Tae Kwon Do: Okito America provides the most exciting and innovative programs YOU and YOUR child will ever experience in the area of child development. When answering the question, "What do you expect your child to gain from the study of the Okito America System?" the majority of parents indicate that they want their children to learn the values taught at Okito America: respect, responsibility and self-discipline. If you are a parents searching for ways to counterbalance the negative messages bombarding ... Learn more!
6900 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, Florida, 32608
We offer what we believe is the best martial art in the world. Taekwondo is an exciting and powerful martial art known for its dynamic kicking and hand techniques. The teaching curriculum at Pro Taekwondo School is based on two concepts: "positive mental attitude" and "high goal setting." We feel so positive about this program that we promise to give you and your family the most professional, well supervised and the highest quality classes available in any sport or art. Learn more!
4907 NW 43rd Street, Suite F, Gainesville, FL, 32606
The Purple Dragon School of Self Defense's Triple Black Belt program consists of several martial art forms. Students enrolled in the triple black belt class receive training in striking arts like Shotokan Karate. In addition, the program incorporates the throws, locks, drops, and chokes of aikido, judo, and jujitsu. The typical class encompasses kata, or organized karate routines and then focuses on ukemi (breakfalls) and instruction in the "throwing arts." Safety is always emphasizes, and students mu ... Learn more!
Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts is a blending of seven hard and soft styles of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese martial arts. These styles include Shotokan, Vovinam, Wing Chun, Judo, Aikido, Tai Chi and Boxing. Cuong Nhu is an evolving style that makes it easy and fun for people of all ages to learn. Our family-oriented environment is one more reason why Cuong Nhu is such an appealing art and sport. It is anticipated that students will participate in class as often as possible and develop their skills ... Learn more!
Unified Training Center: 809 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32601
Come learn Renshinkan Shorinji Ryu Karate Do and Japanese Jiu Jitsu, along with the principles of Ancient Kempo of the Orient that will challenge your mind, body and spirit while building strength of character from Sensei JimBeau Wilmoth. Individuals, families and groups are welcome. Trinity Sports Youth Ministry Martial Arts Program is available to all Trinity members and the general public on Tuesdays and Thursdays, ages 5 to 7 "Tiger Cubs" 4:30 to 5:15 pm and ages 8 and up from 5:15 to 6:30 pm. The fir ... Learn more!
Trinity UMC: 4000 NW 53rd Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32653
How Your Child Can Benefit From Taekwondo? Taekwondo is a total learning activity. Lessons are tailored to your child’s age and skill level. Your child begins by practicing basic patterns, forms, and various martial arts techniques. These fundamental skills increase your child’s coordination, flexibility, balance, and mental well being. Taekwondo develops your child’s athletic abilities and self-awareness, and improves the child’s capabilities in self-defense.Self-Discipline And Self Esteem For Yo ... Learn more!
20003 State Road 20, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Our unique program design emphasizes that each child experience a sense of accountability for their own progress and success, leading to genuine self-confidence and an absolute belief in their ability to achieve. Recognition and rank promotions are earned by performance rather than received as an entitlement of attendance. The well developed training curriculum and system of colored stripes and belts teaches children to be "goal oriented" in a very positive way. At World Martial Arts Center children pa ... Learn more!
Sun Country Sports Center: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, Florida, 32669