Benicia Boxing & Martial Arts welcomes all ages and levels of experience. Martial arts is a great way to hone your character while keeping your body, mind and spirit sharp. Gichin Funakoshi, the father of Karate, once said, “control your body, control your mind, control your life, control your destiny.” We have various forms of the arts that will help you find the way. We look forward to guiding you with our high-quality of instruction.

Kenpo Karate

Training in traditional Kenpo Karate will give you real life self-defense skills. We will train you how to break out of grappling locks, self-defense techniques to defend against punch and kick attacks, as well as defense tactics against weapons attacks. We also train in traditional Chinese and Japanese weapons.


Brazilian jiujitsu is a martial art and combat sport that teaches a smaller person how to defend himself against a larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique. The Gracie family, the founders of modern BJJ, modified judo and traditional Japanese jujutsu to create the “gentle art”.

Close Quarters Combat

Close Quarters Combat (CQC) is a modern and adult oriented martial art that focuses on the tactical concept of gaining combat effective or practical self-defense skills immediately. It is an art designed for adults and those mature enough to discuss seriously, the reality and presence of violence in our world.