Get Fit. Be Strong. Feel Empowered.
It's the world-famous martial art that uses your body's natural instincts to teach you self-defense, FAST. Our Stockton Krav Maga classes are the best in town. Click now to learn more!
These amazing Stockton kids martial arts classes pack fitness, fun, and self-defense into every session. Plus, your child develops powerful skills like confidence, focus, discipline, and more! Click now to learn more!
Give your kid the time of their life with a party they'll rave about for months later. Plus, you get to relax! We've got all the heavy lifting covered. Click to learn more!
We’re so proud of you for investing in yourself and your personal protection! Our Stockton martial arts school is a place to get fit and learn self-defense... but the truth is it's so much more.
Did you know that our students experience serious, life-changing benefits beyond physical fitness when they train with us? Most of them are not prepared for the soul-filling, heartwarming effects of our classes and how they change a person's whole outlook on life.
We’ve had students struggling through depression, loneliness, and even divorce spring to life in our classes. We’ve seen children struggling with attention issues become focused and transform into model students.
The benefits of training are life altering and positive. Below we’d like to share a few more changes our students tell us they love experiencing too.
Learning new skills and trying out new techniques is challenging! But when you persevere in the face of a challenge, and come out on top, you realize you're stronger and more capable than you ever thought possible!
Realizing this makes you feel more confident. You feel more sure of your ability to handle whatever other challenges life throws your way too. Both kids and adults feel their self-esteem and confidence soar quickly!
Focus your mind grasshopper...as you concentrate hard on listening to your instructor, then performing what they taught you, you’ll improve your ability to concentrate and absolutely smash your martial arts and fitness goals.
The neat thing is that this intense concentration naturally pours into all other areas of your life.
Studies have shown that just a half hour of physical fitness improves focus, heightens problem solving ability, and even boosts memory in both kids and adults.
Our classes are a blast and based on functional fitness. We use positive reinforcement and high fives instead of military style yelling and endless hours on a treadmill.
This means that each of our classes is loaded with challenging, fun exercises designed to enhance your self-defense skills. Dynamic striking, high intensity intervals of cardio training, and movements that mimic how the human body should move are our focus.
Don’t worry if you feel as though you won’t be able to keep up. We work with all levels from total beginner to pro athlete. And you know what...they all sweat the same at the end of our workouts!
Oh boy, your family is about to grow...big time! We're a tight-knit group here and our students are all about support and friendship. As you struggle through tough training times, and laugh through wins and victories, you’ll have your martial arts family at your back.
Friendship, motivation, and high fives are a part of every class. As you train together, you and your classmates will form an amazing bond. It's truly great to experience.
Ugh...fitness can be so boring! Luckily, we’re working out like super-star martial artists. Learning to use our entire body to protect ourselves and our families. In our awesome classes you’ll tighten up your core, gain lean muscle on your legs and arms, and have a blast.
No two workouts are ever the same and we DON'T use military style yelling or body shaming. After all we want you to have a ton of fun here, and keep coming back. Plus, our instructors know they’ll get the best possible performance out of you when you’re in a good mood. That’s when we’re at our best too!
Kids and adults both work hard, and play hard. Laughing and smiles are part of every class.
Simply scroll up to the top of this page and click on the program that's right for you. When you click on the program you’ll learn all about our super secret web-special too!
If you're more comfortable signing up over the phone, give us a call. We’d love to chat: (209)952-4000
Looking forward to meeting you in person!
Chris Ost and Jeanne Lenz, Founders
American Martial Arts Academy
Our Stockton Krav Maga classes are developed from the mid-1930s Jewish / Israeli history. In those years, anti-Semitic thugs dominated Bratislava and terrorized Jewish citizens. But a man named Imi Sde-Or, also Jewish, became their champion by defending them on the streets.
Imi Sde-Or, in his many street fights, realized that boxing and wrestling had no place in the "real world". He was an Olympic contender in both, so no one knew boxing and wrestling better than he did. He took his experience on the street, combined it with what he already knew, and developed Krav Maga; a unique type of self-defense that utilizes natural instincts for self-protection. Get fit and develop self-defense by joining our Stockton Krav Maga classes.
Our Stockton Kids Karate classes are not only geared towards excellent self-defense techniques, striking, and kicking - children ages 3 and up are taught self-discipline, focus, and respect. Parents of the students love our classes too because they have seen their kids become better behaved everywhere they go and often perform better in school.
We love to keep the kids engaged and attentive with a little bit of play! It's fun for kids, parents, and the instructors. Classes are packed with fun activities and games as kids improve techniques and have a blast!
Let your kid feel like a total rock star with our awesome kids birthday package. It's a fun, educational, structured birthday party involving martial arts... crazy-cool fun & games... and more. Plus your kid will be the one-and-only star of the show!
They'll help teach martial arts to their friends... cut the birthday cake with a real sword (carefully supervised of course!)... and break a wooden board with just their hands or feet (if they've reached this level in their training). Guaranteed to be a safe, fun, awesome experience for your child & all of his / her friends.
Stockton Kickboxing is such a powerful way to lose weight, get fit, and get in shape! These Kickboxing classes develop strength and stamina in your arms, your core, and your legs. That's because every kickboxing move works your entire body. Even a punch requires the twisting of the hips, which builds core strength, and the stability of the legs, increasing strength overall.
Amazing bodyweight exercises, passionate staff to push you and motivate you to do your best all wrapped into one action-packed experience - this program is definitely a must have for achieving head turning results!