Martial Arts Class Guide

A complete guide to martial arts in the East Bay.

Academy of Martial Arts
785 Oak Grove Rd., Concord 925-798-6235.
Kenpo, arnis, Wing Chun.

Academy of Tae Kwon Do
3972 Washington Blvd., Fremont 510-490-3636
Cardio kickboxing and tae kwan do.

Aiki Budo Kan-Tri City Aikido
4673 Thornton Ave., Fremont, 510-742-8321
Aikido and tae kwan do.

Aikido Institute
5036 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, 510-658-2155

Aikido of Alamo
321 Hartz Ave., Danville, 925-837-7251

Aikido of Berkeley
1352 S. 49th St., Richmond, 510-412-9999

Aikido of Diablo Valley
1674 Challenge Dr., Concord, 925-676-6763

Aikido of Fremont-Aiki Zenshin Dojo
42307 Osgood Rd., Fremont, 510-657-5387

Aikido of Pleasant Hill
3442 Clayton Rd., Concord, 925-687-2580

Aikido of San Leandro
1033 MacArthur Blvd., San Leandro, 510-430-2518
Aikido, self-defense, and yoga classes.

Alexander Martial Arts Studio
915 C St., Hayward, 510-581-6080

Amador Judo & Jujitsu Studio
2105 Railroad Ave., Livermore, 925-455-6054

America’s Best Karate of Danville
321 Hartz Ave., Ste. 4, Danville, 925-838-3820
Traditional School for children and adults, Tae kwon do, karate A to Z (ages 3 to 5), aikido, and self-defense.

Baker’s Martial Arts Cultural Center

4226 Park Blvd., Oakland, 510-482-2814
Tae kwon do, tai chi, and cardio kickboxing.

Bay Mountain Wing Tsun
3001 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-530-3706

Bay Shaolin Kung Fu Academy
4966 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez, 925-370-2284

Berkeley Aikikai
1812 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, 510-549-1518

Berkeley Cuong Nhu Karate
1819 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, 510-526-4880
Cardio kickboxing, yoga, karate

Bill Jones Tae Kwon Do Academy
1500 Monument Blvd., Concord, 925-686-5425
Tae kwon do for children and adults; free lessons daily.

Brewer’s Karate Fitness

22683 Main St., Hayward, 510-581-9697
Cardio kickboxing.

Briones Kajukenbo Karate
4097 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, 510-794-8252

Buck Sing Gwoon

1129 B St., Hayward, 510-888-9446

Buk Sing Choy Lay Fut Kung Fu Association

37427 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, 510-792-5259
Kung fu for children and adults.

California Wushu Academy
47900 Warm Springs Blvd., Fremont, 510-979-9886
Chinese martial arts.

Capoeira Arts Cafe

2026 Addison St., Berkeley, 510-666-1255

Capoeira-Brincadeira Viva Academy
1645 4th St., Berkeley, 510-528-2133
Capoeira for children and adults.

Capoeira Mandinga
c/o Hearst Gymnasium, UC Berkeley

(Tue., Thu. 5-8:30 p.m.).
c/o Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley
(Sat., 4-6 p.m.), 510-655-8207
[email protected]


DJ’s Martial Arts Academy

4116 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-0898

Cardio kickboxing.

Choi’s Martial Arts of Union City
31816 Alvarado Blvd., Union City, 510-477-9552
Tae kwan do for adults and children.

Concord School of Karate
2803 Main Ave., Concord, 925-671-4875

Cruz International Martial Arts
26775 Hayward Blvd., Hayward, 510-537-3548

Cuong Nhu Hoa Sen Dojo
4770 San Pablo Ave., Emeryville, 510-428-1979
Classes for adults and children.

Cuong Nhu Redwood Dojo
3883 Aliso Ave., Oakland, 510-524-1328
Cuong nhu, a Vietnamese martial art that blends shotokan karate, Wing Chun kung fu, aikido, judo, vovinam, tai chi, and boxing.

Danville Karate International

105 Town and Country Dr., Danville, 925-820-9612
Traditional karate for adults and children, cardio kickboxing for women, women’s self-defense, and national competitive martial arts team.

Dukes Martial Arts Center
43239 Osgood Rd., Fremont, 510-252-1131

Tae kwon do, hapkido, eskrima, kickboxing.

East Bay Aikido
1446 Leimert Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-0303
Aikido, tai chi, Pilates.

East Bay Karate Do
1365 Buchanan Rd., Pittsburg, 925-439-0964
[email protected]

Karate, fitness kickboxing, baby dragons (for kids aged three to four).

East Bay Shotokan Karate Club
c/o Finnish Brotherhood Hall
1970 Chestnut St., Berkeley (Mon., Wed., Fri.)
c/o Center for International Dance
729 Heinz Ave., Berkeley (Sat.), 510-526-3604
[email protected]
Shotokan karate.

Esteller Martial Arts
977 Manor Blvd., San Leandro, 510-346-5425
Kajukenbo self-defense for children, teens, and adults.

Evolving Body Mind Kung Fu Academy
666 63rd St., Oakland, 510-658-3378
Kung fu, tai chi, san shou, and kickboxing.

Family Martial Arts of America
3811 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, 925-370-6000
Shotokan, shorin-ryu, and jujitsu.

Fighting Arts Studio
3224 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-893-7640
Wing Chun, kick boxing, kung fu, sansuu, and tai chi.

Frohm’s Martial Arts
2630 Seminary Ave., Oakland, 510-635-4259
[email protected]
Tae kwan do and Japanese karate for adults and children; self-defense and weapons classes.

Golden Lion Martial Arts School
1031 San Pablo Ave., Albany, 510-527-1606
Choy li fut and tai chi.

Goju-Kai Karate-Do USA National Headquarters

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
7233 Regional St., Dublin, 925-829-8387

Gracie Sports Center
150 Longbrook Way, Pleasant Hill, 925-827-5455

Brazilian jujitsu for adults and children, and boxing.

Haak Lung Chuan School of Martial Arts
1509 1-2 Webster, Alameda, 510-865-6319

Hand To Hand Kajukenbo Self Defense Center
5680 San Pablo Ave., Emeryville, 510-428-0502

Kajukenbo (a blend of karate, judo and jujitsu, kenpo, and bo Chinese boxing) and self-defense.

Harding Tae Kwon-Do
2551 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Ste. 110, San Ramon, 925-820-3828

Tae kwan do for children and adults; adult cardio kickboxing.

Hardy’s Martial Arts
847 Rincon Ave., Livermore, 925-449-3536
Traditional shotokan and shorin-ryu karate.

Haywood Brothers Kenpo Karate

4410 International Blvd., Oakland, 510-535-2201

Hemenes Kenpo Karate
1572 150th Ave., San Leandro, 510-481-2917

Henry Thom’s Self Defense and Karate

Clayton, 925-383-0686

Hernandez Kajukenbo Self-Defense

33476 Alvarado Niles Rd., Union City, 510-487-3790
Kajukenbo and children’s programs.

Hoover Chan Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy

2724 Park Blvd., Oakland, 510-446-7999

Hung Sing Gung Fu School


Iaido Traditional Japanese Swordsmanship


Impact Bay Area

146 East 12th St., Oakland, 510-208-0474
Self-defense for women and teen girls.

In Motion Center for Moving Healing & Martial Arts
813 San Pablo Ave., Albany, 510-528-9560
Tai chi, qigong, Taoist yoga, and pencak silat-serak Indonesian martial arts, body work and restorative arts, and eskrima.

Institute of Martial Art
1035 W. Macarthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-655-7700

Japanese Shotokan Karate
915 Main St., Pleasanton, 925-484-1954

21463 Foothill Blvd., Ste. B, Hayward, 510-581-9697
Kickboxing, aerobics, judo and jujitsu and karate for adults and children.

Jue’s Taekwon-Do
5460 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton, 925-484-0308
Traditional tae kwan do and cardio kickboxing.

Jujitsu-Yoshin Jitsu Kai
119 N. Livermore Ave., Livermore, 925-371-6062
Jujitsu and aikido.

Kang’s Tae Kwon Do Academy
1251 Arroyo Way, Walnut Creek, 925-933-6647
Tae kwon do.

Karate & Fitness Place
432 Center St., Moraga, 925-376-3667

Karate for Kids
4040 Papazian Way, Fremont, 510-490-8300
20440 Redwood Rd., Castro Valley
Children’s martial arts, self-defense for women and men, and “executive self-defense.”

Karate International
3037 Hopyard Rd., Ste. D, Pleasanton, 925-461-1101

Karate Ways
609 Gregory Ln. #120, Pleasant Hill, 925-935-5963

Kenpo karate.

Karatedo Doshinkan
2724 Park Blvd., Oakland, 510-451-2035

Kenpo Go Shin Jitsu School of Karate
17144 E. 14th St., Hayward, 510-276-2636

Mixed martial arts drawing on kenpo, kung fu, judo, jujitsu and boxing, for realistic self-defense.

Korean Martial Arts Center
15008 Farnsworth, San Leandro, 510-667-9423

Koo’s All American Martial Arts

2411 Old Crow Canyon Rd., San Ramon, 925-855-4595

Koryo Martial Arts Academy
22138 Mission Blvd., Hayward, 510-538-8778

3506 Old Santa Rita Rd., Pleasanton, 925-251-9010

Tae kwon do.

Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts America
2438 Sacramento St., Berkeley, 510-540-5425
17321 Hesperian Blvd.,
San Lorenzo, 510-276-3834
1901 Encinal Ave.,
Alameda, 510-769-0939
Traditional Korean martial arts.

Kyokushin School of Karate
2641 Pleasant Hill Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, 925-938-2533

Lai Hung Chinese Martial Arts Institute
5221 Central Ave., Ste. 107, Richmond
[email protected]
Northern Shaolin kung fu, choy lay fut, Chinese weapons, lion dance, and tai chi.

Lamorinda Martial Arts Studio
1 Orinda Way,
Orinda, 925-254-5244

Laurel Jujitsu
4148 MacArthur Blvd.,
Oakland, 510-530-5043
Dan zan ryu jujitsu for women and girls; women’s self-defense.

Lily Lau Eagle Claw Kung Fu Federation International

4475 Treat Blvd., Ste. G, Concord, 925-689-6868

Lim’s Martial Art
2064 Lincoln Ave., Alameda, 510-522-2224
Tae kwan do.

Livermore Kenpo Karate
2181 1st St., Livermore, 925-443-3920

Lo Man Kam Wing Chun Kung Fu
192 10th St., #202, Oakland, 510-504-2586
Wing Chun.

Manila Tae Kwon Do — Korean Martial Arts Center

32023 Alvarado Blvd., Union City, 510-441-8661
Olympic-style tae kwan do.

Mach Martial Art Ahn’s Tae Kwon Do
9150 F Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon, 925-875-1405
Tae kwon do.

Marital Arts Academy

3734 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-839-1814
Kenpo, arnis, and Wing Chun.

Martial Arts America — Karate for Kids
243 Main St., Pleasanton, 925-443-3400
Tae kwon do.

Martial Arts America
2432 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon
243 Main St., Ste. A, Pleasanton, 925-443-3400
1342 N. Vasco Rd., Livermore, 925-846-1700
1839 B Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek, 925-932-9000
Tae kwan do, jujitsu, eskrima, and krav maga.

Martial Arts USA
3052 Pacific Ave., Livermore, 925-455-1800
Korean-style Olympic tae kwon do.

Modern Combatives
1432 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-540-8283
Mixed martial arts including kickboxing, wrestling, Brazilian jujitsu, judo, and women’s self-defense.

Moore’s Chinese Martial Arts of Hayward

458 W. Tennyson Rd., Hayward, 510-784-1232
Shoshu kung fu (traditional Chinese fighting system incorporating seven fighting animal styles of China).
Muay Thai Kickboxing
Boxing and Yoga

North America Martial Arts Academy
14799 Washington Ave.,
San Leandro, 510-895-8393
Self-defense classes.

North American Martial Arts Academy
545 8th St., Oakland, 510-763-7048

Northern California Martial Arts Association
425 San Pablo Ave., Albany, 510-527-2400

Oakland Karate & Kickboxing
3242 Grand Ave., Oakland, 510-444-7616
Kenpo karate, muay thai kickboxing, and cardio kickboxing.

O-Mei Kung Fu Academy
212 9th St., Ste. 109, Oakland, 510-465-1925
Chinese kung fu.

Open Door Jiu-Jitsu
2935 Chapman St., Oakland, 510-532-3803
[email protected]

Brazilian jujitsu, submission wrestling, ginastica natural (Brazilian aerobic yoga), and women’s self-defense.

Pallen’s Martial Arts

13730 Doolittle Dr., San Leandro, 510-483-6560
3963 Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley, 510-537-0901
3385 Deer Valley Rd., Antioch, 925-753-1167
Ken po, tae kwan do, Korean stick fighting, and cardio kickboxing.

Pitts’ Martial Arts Academy
3298 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland, 510-836-4929
Martial arts, plus cardio kickboxing/self-defense.

Powell’s Tae Kwon Do Center
1441 A Franquette Ave., Concord, 925-680-0406
Tae kwan do, hapkido, and gum do.

R & C Martial Arts
1360 Bockman Rd., San Lorenzo, 510-278-3000

Richard Lee’s East-West

Rising Phoenix School of Martial Arts
1028 Diablo St., Clayton, 925-672-1979

Sam Montgomery West Coast Tae Kwon Do
31185 Mission Blvd., Hayward, 510-471-8100
Tae kwon do.

Secrease’s Tae Kwon Do-Karate
3212 Adeline St., Berkeley, 510-653-0140
Tae kwon do and stretching.

Self Defense Institute
41899 Albrae St., Fremont, 510-657-5558
Tae kwon do, judo, eskrima, jujitsu, krav maga, and kenpo hands.

Sennin Foundation Center for Japanese Cultural Arts

1053 San Pablo Ave., Albany, 510-526-7518
Traditional Japanese systems of yoga, martial arts, and fine arts.

Shaolin Kung Fu
347 13th St., Oakland, 510-272-9988

Shorin Ryu Karate 3494 Clayton Rd., Concord, 925-691-6747
Karate, jujitsu, and kobudo for adults, children, and special-needs children.

Shugenkai California
109 J St., 3rd Floor, Fremont, 510-796-6754

Sky Martial Arts
20867 Redwood Rd.,
Castro Valley, 510-583-0902
7425 Village Pkwy., Dublin, 925-556-1759
Tae kwon do, kum do (Korean swordplay), Olympic sparring, self-defense, hapkido, weapons, and kickboxing.

Studio Naga Indonesian Martial Arts & Self Defense
5850 San Pablo Ave., Emeryville, 510-652-6242
Indonesian martial arts and self-defense, with an after-school program, and Indonesian yoga.

103 International Blvd., Oakland, 510-452-3941
Jujitsu, aikido, shinkendo, and inayan eskrima.

Superior Martial Arts
3823 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-3999
Korean-style tae kwon do, tai chi, kung fu, judo, and Filipino sticks for children and adults.

T. Kane’s Kung Fu Karate
37420 Cedar Blvd., Newark, 510-796-9966
20809 Nunes Ave., Castro Valley, 510-582-6233
1098 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore, 925-606-7700
White tiger kung fu, kenpo karate, tae kwon do, and kickboxing.

Taijiquan Tutelage of Berkeley
Traditional tai chi chuan.

Tang Soo Do of Fremont
40571 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, 510-226-0520
Traditional Korean tang soo do.

Tao Sports
462 Hartz Ave., Danville, 925-831-3188
Tae kwon do, tai chi, jujitsu, yoga, and Pilates.

Tat Wong Kung Fu
5100 Clayton Rd., Concord, 925-288-0900
Kung fu.

Team Bushido Kick Boxing Academy
5523 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, 510-749-9767

The International Capoeira Angola Foundation
2443 Magnolia St., Oakland, 510-835-2052

Tony Wong Chen Taijiquan
c/o Berkeley Adult School
1222 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-644-6130
Chen taijiquan (tai chi) and qigong.

Traditional Tae Kwon Do Academy
110 Ryan Industrial Ct., San Ramon, 925-855-0807
Self-defense and tae kwon do.

Tyrone Ward’s Best in the West Karate
3327 Foothill Blvd., Oakland, 510-534-2425

Ty-West Martial Arts
7102 Village Pkwy, Dublin, 925-829-0700

United States Black Belt Academy
1861 2nd St., Livermore, 925-449-5425
Kenpo and kajukenbo.

United Studios of Self Defense
7776 Dublin Blvd., Dublin, 925-803-8773
4429 First St., Livermore, 925-449-1746
3460 Camino Tassajara, Danville, 925-736-1738

USA Wu Chi Kung Fu Academy
40924 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, 510-226-6813

USKS Family Training Center
4493 Clayton Rd., Concord, 925-682-9517
Karate, judo, tae kwon do, aikido, and jujitsu.

US Karate School of The Arts and Boxing Gym
20613 Mission Blvd., Hayward, 510-317-8825
Chinese kenpo, kung fu, boxing, and self-defense.

Wen Wu School of Internal Martial Arts
10124 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, 510-524-1057
Tai chi, wild goose qigong, northern shaolin kung fu.

West Coast Fong Taekwondo
148 Ray St., Pleasanton, 925-426-3787
[email protected]
Tae kwon do, eskrima, and weapons work.

West Coast World Martial Arts
6107 Jarvis Ave., Newark, 510-796-9776
Mixed martial arts drawing from tae kwon do, jujitsu, and Thai kickboxing.

West-Wind Karate Schools
1551 University Ave., Berkeley, 510-450-0600
1429 Park, Alameda, 510-841-1426
1531 Jefferson St., Oakland, 510-891-9100
Bok-fu karate.

White Magnolia Tai Chi School
281 Arlington Ave., Kensington, 510-525-0244
Tai chi.

Wong’s Martial Arts Academy
1027 Detroit Ave., Concord, 925-686-9664
Wushu, kung fu, tai chi, and self-defense.

World Kido Federation
40577 Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, 510-252-0707
Korean martial art kuk sool-hatkido.

World Tong-Il Moo-Do Federation
24970 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, 510-259-1033

Wu Tao Kuan
3824 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-336-0129
[email protected]
Tai ji, judo, jujitsu, kung fu, yoga, Taoist meditation, da yen qigong, five-animal qigong.

Youth on the Move
c/o Destiny Arts Center
5688 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, 510-597-1619
Kajukenbo kung fu, wu chien pai kung fu, judo, tai chi, fusion dance.

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