Best Bay Area Martial Arts Schools

These Martial Arts Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Silicon Valley
Gold: Silicon Valley Karate. Expert instructors trained in Japan teach traditional Shotokan karate at its dojos which have classes for children, teens and adults. Palo Alto and Redwood City.
Silver: JTC Taekwondo Center. San Jose.
Bronze: Sunnyvale Martial Arts Academy. Sunnyvale.
Gold:Twin Dragon Kung Fu Academy. Students study in an age-appropriate program that emphasizes coordination, strength, discipline and self-defense through forms and movements that build skills for the next level.San
Silver: Core Taekwondo. San Mateo.
Bronze: California Kung Fu & Tai Chi Institute. Redwood City.
San Francisco and Marin
Gold: ABADÁ-Capoeira. Features classes for youth, teens and adults. San Francisco.
Silver: One Martial Arts. San Francisco and Millbrae.
Bronze: Barrios Martial Arts. San Francisco.
Bronze: Practical Martial Arts. Corte Madera.
East Bay
Gold: Pallen’s Martial Arts. Pallen’s emphasizes martial arts methods that focus on body and mind, working to build character traits including respect, confidence, discipline and focus. Dublin/Danville and San Leandro. 
Silver: Dragon Rhythm Shaolin Kung Fu. Fremont.
Bronze: Sereno Capoeira. Berkeley.


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