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MG Kenpo Academy
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Rich H.
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To whom it may concern, I have had the pleasure of knowing Maurice Gomez for many years and hold him in the highest regard. He’s an excellent martial artist who can both perform the art of American Kenpo and teach it as well. Having shared the mat with Maurice I can personally attest to his skill and knowledge. Aside from being an excellent martial artist, Maurice is a great friend as well, who I’m proud to have as my brother in the art. His attentiveness and genuine concern for his students is always apparent, which makes him not only a great teacher, but a great leader as well. Maurice is one of those instructors who understand that there’s more to the martial arts than the memorization of routines. He actually teaches the art with such sophistication and professionalism that his students have the opportunity to become great teachers as well. Respectfully, Rich Hale 7th Degree Black Belt President, Ohana Kenpo Karate Association

  • 18 years in business
Tyler F.
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Scott is an excellent teacher. I took karate classes from him for 2 years and he always incorporated fun in to serious training. He is dedicated to his work, and loves to teach as much as you will love to learn from him. Highly recommend!

Martial Arts Fitness Center
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 31 years in business
Ali R.
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Sensei Ali Jafari is an excellent martial art trainer. He has been my martial art instructor for the past twenty years during which not only I have learned karate techniques and instructions, I have also learned many life lessons from him. His patience, enthusiasm, and willing to teach are among many positive qualities that he demonstrates on a consistent basis. He is exceptionally patient with children and individuals who may not learn as quickly as other student. Sensei Jafai is is extremely knowledgeable in Shotkan Karate, Taekwondo, and using “weapons” in martial art. Sensei Jafari always brings energy and positive attitude to the class. He often finds a balance between paying attention individually to the highest ranked students as well as the lowest rank person. Sensei Jafari is very observant and cares about every individual’s progress. He is well informed about what specific and detail areas a student needs to work on in order to be successful in Karate and other areas of life.

American Kenpo Karate
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Laura D.
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My son started at American Kenpo Karate approx. 15 mo. ago and he loves it! He enjoys his group instructor and his private instructor. He looks forward to his days at karate. Thanks Kenpo staff!

  • 48 years in business
Krystele M.
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My children have been under the instruction of Reginald Venson for years and I couldn't be happier with our experience. He disciplines all the children but with a certain level of compassion and encouragement. He has helped my boys perfect their karate skills and also makes sure they are successful in school. Its been a pleasure working with him.

West Hills Karate Academy
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Jeff G.
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West Hills Karate is outstanding for not only kids but the entire family - as it is family operated! Encouraging environment that challenges you to go beyond what you think you can achieve!

Victory Karate
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Rick P.
    Verified review

    Erik is one of the best teachers of karate that one can find. Even though I have moved a number of times out of the area, I still come to Victory Karate for my training. For the intense workouts, the discipline and commitment to excellence, It's worth it.

    • 17 years in business
    Aziza O.
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    I appreciate the way Shihan Joseph makes time to discuss anything we are concerned about, and helps us address issues our kids may have outside of the dojo. Everyone gets personalized programs that meets the needs of their family, not a cookie cutter type of program. This is the best place to go not only to learn karate, but most importantly for personal growth including confidence!

    • 5 years in business
    Officer Brad N.
    Verified review

    Kevin James is one seriously dangerous karate man! He personally trained the management team of StaffPro Securty, the nation's leading sporting event security staffing firm. Everyone in attendance praised his outstanding delivery of content and professional manner in which classes were conducted. You're not going to find a better instructor anywhere.

    Rachel B.
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    She is super professional and friendly. Master Nicky is the real deal. You can tell they both love what they do.

    Red Dragon Karate
    5.0
    from 1 review
      About

      Our instructors all started out at Red Dragon Karate as beginners. We don't hire from outside. All of our instructors care about the students and their progress. They take pride in their acheivements.

      About

      We are the ultimate in personalized martial arts instruction - we fit the martial arts to you, instead of making you fit into what we do.

      • 26 years in business
      About

      We are enriching lives through the martial arts. American Martial Arts Academy has been specializing in teaching martial arts in Fullerton and Orange County since 1992. AMAA provides karate in Fullerton for kids and adults (little ninjas, children's karate, and adult karate). AMAA's effective martial arts instruction allows students to reach their specific goals and maximize their potential. American Martial Arts Academy prides itself on fun, structured classes, taught by professionally trained instructors, in a safe, positive environment. AMAA has been rated one of the top karate schools in the entire nation since 1994.

      • 5 years in business
      About

      American Kenpo is an art of perpetual change and it breaks away from ancient traditional philosopies. This art specializes in physics and geometric motions which makes American Kenpo the most scientific martial art on the system!

      About

      ISKF Santa Monica offers the real thing: traditional Shotokan karate. We offer Shotokan karate group and private lessons for adults and children, with one of the highest-ranking instructors in North, South, and Central America.

      • 28 years in business
      About

      Our kid's karate classes are a great way for children to get fit and healthy. Martial arts training offers plenty of cardiovascular exercise and can improve flexibility and overall body conditioning. Qualified kid's karate instructors will give children the tools they need to avoid potentially violent situations or resolve them in a nonviolent way. While learning karate, self defense techniques are also taught, which gives them confidence in knowing that if a violent situation can't be avoided, they'll be able to effectively defend themselves.

      • 36 years in business
      About

      At our dojo you can aspire to be a world champion or just to get fit and learn self defense, we give attention to each student, it is a friendly, safe, family like atmosphere. Instruction at highest level by world champion and US team coach. People love to come here, it enriches their life, and they improve in all area. What can be more rewarding?

      About

      Bejanian Brothers World Class Training Center is a self-defense, Taekwondo and karate school. We believe that we have something unique and extraordinary to offer to children ages 3 through 19 and adults.

      About

      I am teaching Shorin-ryu karate and Kobudo classes at Banning's Landing (100 East Water Street, Wilmington, CA 90744). Private lessons are available.

      About

      I am a 14-time world champion in forms, fighting, and weapons. I teach men, women, and children of all ages in martial arts, Zumba, MMA, fitness, gymnastics, self-defense, stretching, etc. I enjoy getting you fit and building self confidence, self control, and self discipline.

      About

      We are the 2nd oldest martial arts school in the Valley. We have been serving Chatsworth for over 25 years now. We are the top school here. We specialize in all areas starting with little dragons at 3 years old. We teach a traditional style: Tang Soo Do. We also have fit kick, BJJ, Krav Maga, and MMA classes. Come, or call for a free class. Train with the best, you become the best.

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