"A Champion is someone who gets up when he can't." - Jack Dempsey Paul Wade grew up in Dublin, Ireland before coming to San Francisco in 1993. Ten years and a Gold Gloves championship later, Wade founded 3rd Street Boxing Gym in the Dogpatch ne... more
Capoeira (pronounced ka-poo-e-da) is a dynamic Afro-Brazilian art form unique to Brazil, which developed during the slavery era through shared cultural customs, rituals, and fighting techniques. Capoeira was born as an expression of resistance and re... more
In Aikido, size and strength are minimized as the attack is redirected and the attacker controlled. The student not only learns self defense and self confidence, but develops flexibility, coordination and an awareness of self and others. Aikido is a... more
Traditional Chen Taiji (Tai Chi) system including Lao Jia and Xin Jia forms, Qigong, weapons and 5 kinds Chen Taiji Push hands training. more
André Salvage & Associates was founded in 1979 in order to teach men, women and children the skills of personal development, safety and abundant living. This nationally acclaimed program began in a small Martial Arts Studio where Master An... more
In this day and age, the high pace and demand in life takes its toll on everyone. Barrios Martial Arts offers a fun and engaging solution  that can help you, your family or your staff find a new, life-long passion to achieve greater physical and... more
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FIRST CLASS FREE. We practice Regional Contemporanea Capoeira, born of movements and sequences defined by Mestre Bimba. Grupo Capoeira Brasil (CB) has representation world-wide, and through the influence of the Mestres of Capoeira Brasil, we aim t... more
Capoeira USA was established by Mestre Urubu Malandro in San Francisco, California in 1996. The group currently conducts classes for adults 6 days a week at various locations in the city. Project Commotion is the home of Capoeira USA classes for Pare... more
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Wing Chun Kung Fu is an effective short range martial art that emphasizes direct hand and leg techniques. Major principles of the system are to build your power, speed, and technique. In the US Wing Chun Kung Fu academy’s program, we will be fo... more
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Aikido, a martial art grounded in a non-violent philosophy, also increases body awareness, energy flow, and ease of movement. There are no contests in Aikido; one trains with a partner, not an opponent. Confronting oneself, connecting with a partner,... more
Dragon House is a 4000 sq ft mixed martial arts (MMA) facility. Located in San Francisco’s Outer Mission District. We have an extensive curriculum in all forms of MMA. From Sanshou Kickboxing, Mongolian wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and grapp... more
Eskabo Daan Martial Arts strives to give all who wish to learn the ability and knowledge to feel confident about being able to defend themselves. We believe in working smart not hard and our method of martial arts reflects just that. One of our philo... more
World-class Combat Sports & Fitness Center with locations in San Francisco and Thailand. A friendly community of athletes and enthusiasts dedicated to intense physical training. World-champion instructors in: Authentic Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazi... more
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Five Animals Kung Fu Academy We are a family oriental martial arts conveniently located in the West Portal/Parkside/Outer Sunset community. We offer kung fu, kickboxing, self defense classes to kids and adults.  We focus on bettering each ind... more
Empower yourself with Gracie Jiu-Jitsu while reaching new levels of fitness and endurance in a fun, friendly environment with world renowned instruction!  more
"The friendly place to condition your mind, body and soul."   Hwa Rang Kwan is a clean and friendly martial arts' school located at 5th and Harrison in the heart of SOMA. We teach WTF Taekwondo and American Kickboxing, with classes seven days... more
Born in 1965 Clovis grew up in Rio. He began training 26 years ago and holds the rank of 4th degree black belt under the late Master Carlson Gracie. Clovis fell in love with the sport and embraced Jiu-Jitsu as a profession with full dedication to the... more
JKA NorCal was started in early of 2009 to promote the practice of Shotokan karate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently operating out of the Prime Time Athletic Club, 1730 Rollins Road, Burlingame, California, we are a non-profit, fully-accredite... more
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Self defense and functional fitness classes 7 days a week in a boutique gym conveniently located in Hayes Valley. Instructors are fully certified in genuine Israeli Krav Maga. A leader in self defense and close combat, Krav Maga Institute is a re... more
Krav Maga is an extremely efficient self-defense system for real-life situations, emphasizing practical defenses against common attacks. more
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Kuk Sool is a comprehensive martial arts system, the study of all the traditional Korean fighting arts. Elegant and powerful, “hard” (hand striking & kicking) and “soft” (throwing & joint locks), Kuk Sool integrates bo... more
A Path to Self-Discovery Through Martial Arts Training   * AIKIDO   * JIU-JITSU    * FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS (FMA) Ray Feliciano is one of the few aikido instructors that incorporates and cross-trains in Aikido with Filipino... more
Eight Step Preying Mantis Kung Fu is an ancient system of traditional kung fu. Combining throws, joint locks and strikes it is an extremely effective and versatile martial art. A Northern Chinese style, the Mantis forms and sets are wide open and low... more
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"In victory, be humble.  In defeat, be strong, In all things be fair."  – Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee – more
Okinawan Karate Club of San Francisco, teaches traditional Okinawan Shorin Ryu karate as taught by Eizo Shimabukuro and Okinawan Shudokan karate as taught by the late Walter Todd Sensei. At OKC San Francisco the training consists of: basic drills, ov... more
The Omulu-Guanabara Capoeira group is an international partnership between Omulu Capoeira Group located in San Francisco, CA and Guanabara Capoeira located in Stockholm, Sweden. Omulu Capoeira, directed by Mestre Preguiça and Guanabara Capoeira, led... more
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One Martial Arts is a unique family oriented facility dedicated to the mental and physical enhancement of the human spirit. Our commitment is to help people be their best. Our specialized martial arts programs for ages 4 years to adults, are dedicate... more
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Pekiti Tirsia San Francisco (Bay Area) is a training group in the art of Pekiti Tirsia Kali as taught by Grand Tuhon Leo T Gaje Jr. We are a PTGO affiliate training group in San Francisco California.  We are a small training group dedicate... more
Our organization, Martial Arts in the Public Interest, is a non-profit school with a focus on healing, creating community, and supporting each individual's journey through the martial arts. Our mission is to help instill the concepts of self-discipli... more
The San Francisco ISSHIN-RYU ACADEMY is dedicated to the teaching of Isshin-ryu karate for self defense, fitness, and most importantly as a personal practice for self-realization. Seems like you need to find your Self before you can defend your Self... more
Hapkido and Judo! Classing now forming in the dynamic version of Hapkido as taught by the International Hapkido Federation (GM MYONG JAE NAM) in Korea combined with Olympic style Judo! Hapkido combines joint locks and throws with kicks, punches... more
We are here to improve the lives of our students, through the practice of the Martial Arts in a positive environment.  The Benefits of Martial Arts Training include: * Self Defense * Balance * Confidence * Fitness * Focus *... more
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For a decade WORLD TEAM USA has offered top notch Muay Thai training in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our record, our class attendance and our retention rate are testaments to the success of our programs. There is something for every person of any fitn... more
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Zanshin Dojo is located in the heart of San Francisco, on the edge of Golden Gate Park. Established in 1998, our school is a traditional karate dojo, with affiliation to the IOGKF (The International Okinawa Goju Ryu Karate-do Federation) based in Oki... more