Mixed-martial arts (MMA) & Karate Sandoval Freestyle Karate

Sandoval Freestyle Karate offers mixed martial arts (MMA) and karate for all-ages, including toddlers. Learn Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Kenpo, Tang Soo Do and Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. We have various beginner and advanced karate and martial arts classes at both of our east valley locations. Learn about each mixed martial arts school below and schedule your visit online today. Start your journey learning mixed martial arts, freestyle karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and self-defense today. 

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Unmatched Mixed martial arts training & Education

Sandoval Freestyle Karate is a leading martial arts school with two martial arts schools in the east valley of metro Phoenix. Our locations in Gilbert & Tempe offer mixed martial arts derived from traditional Karate, Taekwondo, American Kenpo, and Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). We teach mixed-martial artists and students dedicated to learning freestyle karate. Our martial arts instructors work well with toddlers and are expert martial artists. We are very proud to be an official Gracie Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Academy. Learn Jui-Jitsu at our Gilbert location, even if you train full-time at our Tempe location. We have been teaching mixed martial arts for over two decades. Our instructors actively continue learning and training. Learn more about our martial arts academy and team by clicking on the about us button below. Don’t forget, your first month of karate classes at Sandoval Karate are free.  

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Our Mixed-Martial Arts (MMA), Freestyle Karate & Ji-Jitsu Classes

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Little Dragons Karate classes ages (4-6)

This class teaches our younger students the basic fundamentals of karate and martial arts. Age appropriate movements, work to improve focus, respect, confidence, and communication.

Children's Beginners Class
Kid Beginner's Karate classes ages (7-12)

Our beginner's martial arts class instructs students on goal-setting, self-defense and improving overall coordination. Martial arts fundamentals, focus, confidence and respect remain a focus.

Teen's and Adults
Teens and Adults Karate class ages (13+)

Our teen and adult karate classes are for novice and advanced martial artists. Martial arts techniques are taught according to each student's skill-level. Students grow physically and mentally in this class and may begin training for future competitions and goals.

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(BJJ) Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class (ages 12+)

In mixed martial arts, Jiu-Jitsu is important. Our BJJ training in Gilbert teaches grappling, joint locks, submissions, and how to defend against these techniques. It's friendly and competitive BJJ training at your pace and in a low-stress environment.

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**The free month promotion is good for 2 family members. Any additional family members will receive a free class