Find a martial arts class in Plano, TX

Find martial arts classes in Plano, TX

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Top 10 martial arts classes in Plano, TX

Students agree: these Plano martial arts classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Patrick John  Boxing

Patrick John Boxing

Offers online services
9 hires on Lessons
Serves Plano, TX
Esther K. says, "A great coach ! Definitely helping me build my confidence " Read more
J.V. And Me

J.V. And Me

Offers online services
15 hires on Lessons
8+ years in business
Serves Plano, TX
Tammeka B. says, "Very professional and personable. Knowledgeable in his field and very flexible." Read more
Women's Urban Defense & Taijutsu

Women's Urban Defense & Taijutsu

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
32+ years in business
Serves Plano, TX
Priscilla L. says, "Working with Shidosha has been an absolute honor and joy. If there were any questions or concerns, he was always there to help with no judgment. No matter the time of day, he was eager to see me succeed, which in my opinion is the best part of his training. Beyond performances, he strives for women to be able to protect themselves against violence. I am forever grateful to have had the opportunity to learn this sacred martial arts, but most importantly, to have a very kind mentor such as Shidosha." Read more
Lead The Pack Personal Training

Lead The Pack Personal Training

Top Pro
4 hires on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Plano, TX
Glenda says, "I have been really enjoying Zumba classes and our instructor Amari really takes the "work" out of workout and makes classes so much fun. " Read more
Y.T. Tang Soo Do

Y.T. Tang Soo Do

35+ years in business
Serves Plano, TX
Sean J. says, "My experience with Y.T. Tang Soo Do has been competitive yet challenging. Y.T has given me leadership skills and discipline. This class has made me stranger physically and mentally." Read more

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 Plano martial arts classes

Recent success stories from people in the Plano area.
Amy V.
He coaches my grandson and gives him a great workout. We feel so lucky and blessed to have someone of Patrick’s caliber in our lives. And he’s way under-priced. He’s obviously committed to coaching.
Patrick John Boxing
Gary B.
Jade was a great coach. Very good leader and really fun to work with. gb
J.V. and Me
Alexis G.
Working with Patrick Dumas as my instructor so far has been an amazing experience he's very reasonable when it comes to uncertain times and is fair and genuine aswell , overall he is a very skilled martial artist and superb in his teachings and knows how to work around and helps develop each and everyone's style using martial arts.
Women's Urban Defense & Taijutsu
Tiger S.
Amari was super helpful and was very kind.
Lead The Pack Personal Training
Hutton K.
Tang Soo Do helped me develop skills that I use in everyday life, not just the psychical. Loyalty to country Obedience to parents Honor friendship No retreat in battle In fighting, choose with sense and honor Integrity Concentration Perseverance Respect & Obedience Self-Control Humility Indomitable Spirit
Y.T. Tang Soo Do
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