Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact sport popularized by the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC). It has also been known as cage-fighting, Vale Tudo, Ultimate Fighting, no-holds-barred (NHB), and pankration. MMA has a long history dating back through similar competitions in the Greek Olympics where pankration matches, similar to MMA today, were fought with more […]

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

At the Institute of Martial Arts in San Jose we have programs to accommodate ANY ONE! From kids classes that start at the age of 3 to our black belt program we have a program specially designed to meet your needs. All beginners start in the Fundamental program! All of our classes are taught by IBJJF […]

European Kickboxing

At the Institute of Martial Arts we have a program to meet your specific need, skill level and goal. Kickboxing is made up of two components (can be taken individually): a Fight component, Muay Thai, centered around the technical skills necessary to control your opponent and a fitness component, FightShape, designed to give you the fitness […]