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Top 10 martial arts classes in Pearland, TX

Students agree: these Pearland martial arts classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Trea Drake

Trea Drake

New on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves Pearland, TX
I am a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga from Krav Maga Worldwide. I train Youth clients as young as 5, and advanced adult classes at Krav Maga Houston (Kirby location). I believe self-defense is an essential life skill and am passionate about the opportunity to help others acquire such an important skill.
Level 6 Krav Maga (adults) / Young Warriors (kids)

Level 6 Krav Maga (adults) / Young Warriors (kids)

5.0Exceptional(10)
7+ years in business
Serves Pearland, TX
James F. says, "I haven't had the chance to be trained by Parker in the past year because of Covid-19, but I truly enjoyed learning from him previously. He won't hesitate to push you harder than you think you can go, but, while having a gruff exterior, he is a keen observer of people and has the best interests of his students and clients at heart. He's also very strong at fixing and tweaking technique to make it the best possible form it can be. He great at catching small details in form, and is willing to make you do it over and over to fix and perfect it. He understands that not all training can be the "fun" stuff, like sparring and stress drills. To get to those, you need the basics done right and Parker will make sure that happens. " Read more
Termite Watkins

Termite Watkins

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
29+ years in business
Serves Pearland, TX
I started boxing when I was 10 yrs old. At 16 I made one of the US Olympic Teams. I was also one of the first to win Golden Glove Nationals at 16. As an amateur my record was 128 wins and 10 loses. As a professional my record was 69 wins 42 by knockout, 5 loses, and 2 draws. I fought for the world championship in 1980. I’ve trained amateurs, professions, and coached an Olympic team. I would love to speak by phone to any potential customers. Thank you!
Gloves Up Boxing

Gloves Up Boxing

5.0(2)
3 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Pearland, TX
Alana says, "super personable and meets me at my level first. I like that." Read more
Krav Maga Houston

Krav Maga Houston

New on Lessons
4 hires on Lessons
Serves Pearland, TX
I have been training in Krav Maga since 2006, which is a true Mixed Martial Art developed by the Israeli’s that not only incorporates elements of boxing, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, and wrestling but it also addresses modern day that tests in a unique way.

Your Martial Arts Classes questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

What is mixed martial arts (MMA)?

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat spot that incorporates striking, footwork, and grappling techniques from boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, and Muay Thai. Many MMA fighters also blend techniques from judo, karate, kung fu, kickboxing, and other martial arts.

Mixed martial arts competitions take place in an octagon-shaped ring, sometimes called a "cage", with fighters competing against others in their weight class. Fighters are free to punch, kick, knee, elbow, slam, and grapple their opponents. However, for safety purposes, biting, eye gouging, head butting, and certain other moves are against the rules.

How much do mixed martial arts classes cost?

Mixed martial arts classes cost $100 to $180+ per month on average, depending on the class age range, number of classes per week, combination of martial arts taught, and the coach's expertise and reputation. MMA gyms are typically more expensive if they have well-known coaches who are UFC champions on staff, with some membership fees reaching $300 per month.

Many MMA gyms offer a 1-day drop-in option for $10 to $20 to give you the chance to attend a class and see if the gym is right for you.

Is mixed martial arts good for self-defense?

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is ideal for self-defense training because you'll learn a combination of skills and techniques to help you escape dangerous confrontations without injury. MMA's "no holds barred" style is often considered the closest to real-life fighting when compared to other martial arts.

However, MMA does not teach you techniques like knife defense or how to disarm an opponent with a weapon. MMA training is also geared toward dealing with only one attacker at a time.

What does mixed martial arts training help with?

Mixed martial arts (MMA) training incorporates strikes—including punches, knees, and elbows—short and long-range kicks, groundwork, and grappling. You'll also practice controlled and supervised sparring. This training provides a wide range of benefits:

  • Build your confidence
  • Improve your discipline
  • Get fit and increase your endurance
  • Improve your strength, balance, and flexibility
  • Reduce stress and improve your concentration

Where can I learn mixed martial arts near me?

Follow these tips to find the best mixed martial arts gym near you:

  • Research the instructors' competition record and reputation.
  • Read gym and instructor reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Confirm the gym offers classes for your experience level.
  • Visit the gym in person to confirm it is clean and well-maintained and the staff is professional.
  • Take advantage of their free one-day pass to take a class and ensure the gym is a good fit for you.
  • Get a copy of the membership contract in writing before making any payments.

What questions should I ask mixed martial arts gyms?

Before deciding on an MMA gym, be sure to ask these questions:

  • Is the gym beginner friendly?
  • What kind of membership contracts do you offer?
  • Do you offer a free trial class or one-day pass?
  • What is your class schedule?
  • How many students do you have?
  • How many students are in a typical class?
  • What is the instructor's competition record?
  • What kind of uniform or clothing is required?
  • Do your students and instructors compete regularly?
  • How often do you clean your mats?

Reviews for Pearland martial arts classes

Recent success stories from people in the Pearland area.
Cody S.
Parker is very patient and good at explaining things as we learn new moves. His positivity and work ethic are a driving factor behind my success with improving in my Krav Maga.
Level 6 Krav Maga (adults) / Young Warriors (kids)
Alejandro R.
Great experience
Gloves Up Boxing
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