Best Martial Arts and Combat Sports Classes in Exeter

Handpicked from 57 vetted & reviewed Martial Arts Training gyms in the Exeter area, discover the top 5 elite providers among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Exeter Martial Arts

Exeter Martial Arts

(30)
  • Coaches
  • Students
  • Professional
“My 10 year old has been coming to EMA for 3 years. It has really helped him with confidence and social skills as well as keeping him physically active. He says it helps him to be a better version of himself. What more can you ask?”
Battle House, Richmond Ct, Exeter EX4 3RD
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Flaming Fist Martial Arts

Flaming Fist Martial Arts

(8)
  • Learn
“A great opportunity to learn new skills from instructors with a wealth of knowledge. My son and I are into our 3rd year of training and have enjoyed our time there. For my son it is a chance to make friends while learning new skills and discipline. I...”
In Business Since 2020
Countess Wear Community School, Glasshouse Ln, Exeter EX2 7BS
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FSC Muay Thai

FSC Muay Thai

(30)
  • Train
  • Team
  • Atmosphere
“This is an amazing gym and the teachers are excellent. The sessions are very engaging and really good fitness. The social distancing is taken very seriously, and the instructors are on top of it. I feel very safe when I'm in the gym because we are al...”
19, The Arches, Cowick St, St Thomas, Exeter EX4 1AJ
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Krav Maga Exeter

Krav Maga Exeter

(30)
  • Fitness
  • Enthusiastic
  • Atmosphere
“What a great club. From the start in my trial session everyone was very welcoming and non judgmental. A great group of people to learn new skills with. The instruction from both Brian and Richard is first class, they encourage a great learning envir...”
Cranbrook Education Campus, Tillhouse Rd, Exeter EX5 7EE
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Exeter Self Defence Academy

Exeter Self Defence Academy

(11)
  • Confidence
  • Boxing
  • Learn
“Lewis is a great instructor: very knowledgeable and a great communicator. Everything he teaches centers around simplicity and effectiveness which has been really important to me as a novice.”
In Business Since 2021
41 Garland Cl, Exeter EX4 2NT
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Minimum Overall Score
95 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
99.2 Percentile
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Systema South West

Systema South West

(9)
  • Learned
  • Skills
“Been attending the class for the last 3 weeks and feel like I have learned so much already, all the members make new joiners feel really welcome from the outset and you instantly feel part of the team. Andy is a very professional instructor who clear...”
Saint Katherines Priory, St Katherines Rd, Exeter EX4 7JY
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Performance Training Academy

Performance Training Academy

(5)
  • Team
  • Fitness
  • Personal Trainer
“I would highly recommend the Performance Training Academy. Such a friendly and supportive way to learn, and the practical days complimented the thorough online course content perfectly. I completed the level 2 Fitness Instructor course which was full...”
In Business Since 2016
Emergency Services
kings wharf, The Gallery, The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AN
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Devon Kickboxing and Martial Arts

Devon Kickboxing and Martial Arts

(8)
  • Learn
“Amazing club. Everyone is super friendly and welcoming. The instructor is world class and nothing is too much trouble, he pays attention to all students from beginners to black belts . Since joining last year I have I not only gained confidence but a...”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Mint Methodist Church, Fore St, Exeter EX4 3AT
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Devon Martial Arts

Devon Martial Arts

(1)
“Mr Dowling is an amazing instructor and person with a life time of martial arts knowledge. DMA are a fantastic group. You won't regret your first class with them!”
3 Tokesen Dr, Exeter EX4 8FT
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Tigerstyle Sports Karate & Kickboxing Centre

Tigerstyle Sports Karate & Kickboxing Centre

(10)
“Amazing club to train with!! The instructors always make sure the classes are fun yet demanding. They are so positive and motivating that i am consistently challenged to improve my technique and achieve my goals. Highly recommended to adults & child...”
1 Exhibition Way, Exeter EX4 8JD
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Lions den MMA

Lions den MMA

(6)
Martial Arts School, Sports & Fitness Instruction
“this gym is awesome the coach dave is lovely guy and the people there train hard yet fun and with no ego great place great vibes”
In Business Since 2013
4 Budlake Rd, Marsh Barton, Exeter EX2 8PY
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Exeter Aikido

Exeter Aikido

(2)
“if you want to learn aikido, and care about authenticity, about learning aikido as people do in Japan, you must go to this dojo. it will give you a deep understanding - through experience - of the DO (the way) of Aikido. There is no other club in t...”
Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG
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Karate Academy

Karate Academy

(2)
“We have been members of the Karate Academy for just over 2 years. We attend classes at the Newton Abbot dojo, Brunel Road, but there are classes at a variety of locations throughout the Teignbridge and Torbay area, and even as far a field as Seaton....”
Serving Exeter Area
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Mahara Jiujitsu

Mahara Jiujitsu

(7)
  • Coach
“I have been attending Mahara jiujitsu for a little while now and Im loving it! Adz's passion for the sport combined with his methodical easy way of teaching has helped me to understand some of the basics of the sport, which is quickly becoming an ob...”
In Business Since 2022
Serving Exeter Area
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Exmouth Vikings Judo Club

Exmouth Vikings Judo Club

(2)
“My boy recently joined the Exmouth Vikings… The instructors provide a friendly and welcoming environment to train. He has lots of fun whilst learning Judo.”
Free Initial Consultation
Gipsy Ln, Exmouth EX8 3AF
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Teignbridge Taekwon-do

Teignbridge Taekwon-do

In Business Since 2009
Serving Exeter Area
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Jun Fan-Jeet Kune Do-Devon

Jun Fan-Jeet Kune Do-Devon

(2)
“Can't recommend the devon school of Jeet Kune Do enough. Very welcoming, friendly group of people. Koos is a great instructor with alot of knowledge amd experience in martial arts. Whether you have prior experience or are completely new to martial ar...”
Serving Exeter Area
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Martialarts4fun

Martialarts4fun

Serving Exeter Area
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Lympstone Karate

Lympstone Karate

“Marianne Sensei started karate at the age of 12 in Johannesburg, South Africa with the JKA(Japanese Karate Association). While training in South Africa Marianne Sensei competed at numerous local,regional and national championships with notable medals...”
In Business Since 2017
Serving Exeter Area
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Kokido Ryu Ninjutsu

Kokido Ryu Ninjutsu

“Excellent! style and discipline with every effort made for beginners at any level of proficiency achieved in this Ninjutsu Martial Art. I signed up for an online course last year and visit Sensei Treanor when ever I am down to this part of Devon. Bri...”
In Business Since 2014
Serving Exeter Area
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Evolution Martial Arts Centre

Evolution Martial Arts Centre

(29)
  • Confidence
  • Team
  • Coaches
“My son has been visiting Evolution for about a Year and he has really enjoyed it. He tried other martial arts clubs in Taunton but didn't like them. He really likes the way the instructors treat the students, calm and patient, and is progressing very...”
Serving Exeter Area
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Blaze Martial Arts & Personal Safety

Blaze Martial Arts & Personal Safety

(21)
  • Confidence
  • Strength
“Great training sessions: I've been doing martial arts for 15 years and started with Mark last year. The sessions are a perfect balance of fitness and technique and all levels are made to feel welcome. Love it!”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Blackbrook Leisure Centre & Spa, Blackbrook Way, Taunton TA1 2RW
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Fightworx Academy Taunton

Fightworx Academy Taunton

(17)
  • Coaches
  • Learn
  • Club
“Very Warm and welcoming team here, whether your looking to fight or looking to build fitness and learn something new this is defiantly the place to do it”
In Business Since 2016
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Unit 12a, 12 County Walk, Taunton TA1 3TZ
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Flo Martial Arts

Flo Martial Arts

(17)
  • Train
  • Kids
  • Facility
“Hands down the best facilities for striking or ground work in Plymouth, maybe even the South West. Competitive training but accessible for at all ability levels. Scaled membership rates, dedicated seperate areas for striking and bjj, boxing ring AND ...”
Unit 9, Business Park, 62 Valley Rd, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1AB
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Martial Arts Training Services in Exeter Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
£94
Maximum cost
£473
National Average
£150
Avg Per Hour Rates
£64
£125
£187
Fair price range is based on 260 cost profiles
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Average Cost £150
Minimum cost £94
Maximum cost £473
Avg Per Hour Rates £64

Fair range $125 to $187 is based on 260 cost profiles.

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