Best Martial Arts and Combat Sports Classes in London

Handpicked from 42 vetted & reviewed Martial Arts Training gyms in the London area, discover the top 5 standout choices among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Stronger Fitness and Martial Arts

Stronger Fitness and Martial Arts

(30)
  • Family
  • Coaches
  • BJJ
“I can say this is the best gym around for MMA training perfect for any level, and you would not meet a better bunch of people . Thank you to all. Best regards Garry.”
2nd floor, 17 Lyon Rd, London SW19 2RL
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Shotokan Karate (Sasori Skc)

Shotokan Karate (Sasori Skc)

(2)
“Excellent Martial arts school. A great place to learn Traditional Shotokan Martial arts in a warm & friendly atmosphere for everyone, from beginners to experienced Karate exponents.”
Sports Centre, 34 - 68 Colombo St, London SE1 8DP
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Dynamic Self Defence Academy

Dynamic Self Defence Academy

(18)
  • Muay Thai
  • Krav Maga
  • Learn
“The guys at DSD are probably the best around for self defense training.My boy is training there and his self confidence about everything even at school with maths and other subjects are improved since.They know how to deal with children.Hat down.”
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 1998
Transparent Fees & Pricing
PH House, Alderton Cres, London NW4 3XU
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Maroon Fitness

Maroon Fitness

(30)
  • Music
  • Circuit
  • Energy
“Just recently got back into getting into shape and the guys at Maroon Fitness are so warm, welcoming and fun to be around. They provide a great community environment where I not only get in shape but also socialise and meet a lot of new people who ha...”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2013
Transparent Fees & Pricing
148 Dressington Ave, London SE4 1JF
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Diesel Gym London

Diesel Gym London

(30)
  • MMA
  • Women
  • Muay Thai
“Our 6 year old attends the kids classes here, learning a mixture of martial arts/boxing and more. He loves it! He is on the spectrum and can be shy, but the teachers have given him support and confidence and he is really enjoying himself and now goes...”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1012 Dockside Rd, London E16 2QT
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Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
96 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
97.5 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
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Prominent finalists
MD Martial Arts Academy

MD Martial Arts Academy

(30)
  • Knowledge
  • Self Defence
  • Student
“I've been training with my teenage daughter at the MD Acdaemy for about 3 months now. The atmosphere to train and learn is amazing. The teaching level is impeccable, everything that is taught is also explained so clearly and informative. They offer g...”
In Business Since 2010
Transparent Fees & Pricing
117 Anerley Rd, Anerley, London SE20 8AJ
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South Wimbledon Shorinji Kempo Dojo

South Wimbledon Shorinji Kempo Dojo

(30)
  • Learn
  • Bags
  • Self Defence
“The instructors are very generous with their time, and are careful to explain the basic mechanics of each technique to newcomers. Students get a grounding in basic Zen mind training, strikes, blocks, takedowns, pins, and releases. The art itself may ...”
In Business Since 2016
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Saint John's Parish Hall, 139 High Path, London SW19 2JX
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Artillery Kai

Artillery Kai

(30)
  • Community
  • Trainers
  • Skill
“Not just martial arts lessons but a community of amazing people and welcoming to all walks of life. Kenny and Tony are about the pure passion of what they do and it shows in how i have been taught/instructed since starting recently. Very enjoyable an...”
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9, The I O Centre, Skeffington St, Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6SR
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The Commando Temple

The Commando Temple

(30)
  • Facility
  • Goals
  • Learn
“This place really knows their stuff - and are incredibly welcoming. There are truly world class athletes and coaches there - from strongman to runners - but everyone is made welcome. From complete beginners to elite athletes”
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16 Resolution Way, London SE8 4NT
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Gracie Barra Fulham

Gracie Barra Fulham

(28)
  • Learn
  • Walking
  • Atmosphere
“This Jiu-Jitsu Academy is all about family. The inclusive atmosphere brings people of all ages and from every walk of life into the Gracie Barra family. Core values of respect, perseverence and learning about yourself underpin the professional appro...”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2 Fulham High St, London SW6 3LQ
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The London Wing Chun Academy

The London Wing Chun Academy

(28)
  • BJJ
  • Culture
  • Fitness
“A very friendly, super knowledgeable and overall great facility to learn martial arts. Honestly couldn't recommend it more. Just go and see for yourself, it's great.”
35+ Years Experience
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Cypress House, 2 Coburg Rd, London N22 6UJ
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313 Fitness

313 Fitness

(28)
  • Experience
  • Travel
  • Ladies
“Excellent and Friendly Gym where you are pushed hard but there is a real dedication to excellence, quality and detail. I attend twice a week for boot camps and my daughter twice a week for Karate. It's testament to the service that we travel from Ess...”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
552 Romford Rd, London E12 5AF
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The Martial Arts Place

The Martial Arts Place

(28)
  • Fitness
  • Feel
  • Train
“Definitely the best place in London to train martial arts! Very encouraging and safe environment and everyone who trains here is so nice and kind to each other!! Started here 8 months ago and can't think of going anywhere else!!”
In Business Since 2006
Transparent Fees & Pricing
88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA
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The Gauntlet Fight Academy

The Gauntlet Fight Academy

(28)
  • Environment
  • Professors
  • MMA
“Being an obese guy I had my reservations but this gym is brilliant. Your first two sessions are away from class to learn the basics so you don't hurt yourself and have a base line. All profs are brilliant, they work through everything with you and sh...”
In Business Since 2015
Family Business
1A Haven Green, London W5 2UU
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Xen-Do Martial Arts

Xen-Do Martial Arts

(27)
  • Classes
  • Heart
  • Skills
“As much as I enjoy a sleep in on a Saturday there is nothing more invigorating than the “learn to spar” session at Baker Street dojo. The clue is in the name this is where you can sharpen up your skills without fear of getting unnecessarily injured. ...”
In Business Since 2010
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Basement, 73 Baker St, London W1U 6RD
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Miguels Boxing & Fitness Gym

Miguels Boxing & Fitness Gym

(23)
  • Women
  • Confidence
  • Skills
“My favourite place to be! Love all of the trainers, they all have something so different yet so valuable to offer. Everyone is super friendly and you feel so at home! My son loves his boxing classes too & he adores his coaches. Really special place! ...”
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Coupons & Offers
261 Hardess St, London SE24 0HN
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Hitio Gym Hoxton

Hitio Gym Hoxton

(30)
  • Team
  • Decking
  • Martial Arts
“What a wonderful place to work out! My partner and me just recently moved to London and found this gym in our area. How lucky we were! The Hitio team is always so kind, helpful and never misses an opportunity to make you feel comfortable at the gym...”
In Business Since 2017
Gainsborough Studio, 1 Poole St, London N1 5EB
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Ninja School

Ninja School

(30)
  • Professional
  • Learning
  • Skills
“By far the best activity for my little one - all the ninja masters are brilliant. They have helped my son to grow both in physical and emotional terms and their support has been really invaluable.”
17 Leegate, London SE12 8SS
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Kinetic Zen Krav Maga

Kinetic Zen Krav Maga

(26)
  • Judo
  • Skills
  • Atmosphere
“Kinetic Zen Krav Maga is fantastic. I've had the best experience with very professional and thorough coaching. I feel like I love learnt so much and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Kinetic Zen.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Finsbury Leisure Centre, Norman St, London EC1V 3PU
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Five Pillars Taekwon-do

Five Pillars Taekwon-do

(30)
  • Lessons
  • Classes
  • Skills
“Last week my son and me attended a trial session at the Five Pillars school in Wood Green. I was very pleased with the attitude of all students and teachers towards him. Everyone was very supportive and made him feel really welcomed. I really believe...”
The Small Hall St. Michaels Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, London N22 8HE
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Leo Wing Chun Chinese Kung Fu

Leo Wing Chun Chinese Kung Fu

(30)
  • Skills
  • Passionate
  • Knowledge
“I have been training with Sifu Leo for almost three years now. For all his drills and exercises, he explains how it applies in real fighting situations. It has been an absolute pleasure being Sifu Leo's student.”
9 Tavistock Pl, London WC1H 9SN
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Ma&y

Ma&y

(30)
  • Practice
  • Belt
  • Classes
“I've been attending MA&Y for almost 6 months, doing both Martial arts & Yoga, and I thoroughly enjoy the classes. We get to learn technical aspects of each discipline in an enjoyable atmosphere. Glad I found the school. Many thanks.”
In Business Since 2014
279 Magdalen Rd, London SW18 3NZ
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Elite Jiu-Jitsu

Elite Jiu-Jitsu

(30)
  • Professional
  • Wealth
  • Friendly
“Elite jiu jitsu is a highly professional grappling gym that has high sanitation standards and welcomes all! regardless of age, sex, religion, ect and is run by one of the best grapplers in Europe who is also a champion The head coach Jed Hue is a hig...”
17 Leegate, London SE12 8SS
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Sabaidee Muay Thai Academy

Sabaidee Muay Thai Academy

(30)
  • Atmosphere
  • Motivated
  • Experience
“Wanna learn Muay Thai ? This is deffo the place to be!! Coach Aaron is THE GUY has unmeasurable amount of knowledge n not just in Muay Thai, the staff all great, Romain and Tyler awesome coaches and each bring different styles of teaching. Learning ...”
New City Fitness, Redvers St, London N1 6NE
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Martial Arts Training Services Near You Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
£100
Maximum cost
£501
National Average
£159
Avg Per Hour Rates
£68
£133
£198
Typical price range is based on 621 cost profiles
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National Average £159
Minimum cost £100
Maximum cost £501
Avg Per Hour Rates £68

Typical price range $133 to $198 is based on 621 cost profiles.

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