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.
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 jiu–jitsu 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”.
Island Warriors strives to develop the student into a whole person – Body, Mind and Spirit. Through Filipino Martial Arts (FMA), the student will develop not only skills in the ancient Filipino fighting arts, but also philosophy and skills that will carry over to everyday life. Balintawak Arnis is a style of Filipino Martial Arts developed in the 1950s.