Peoria Athletic Club Martial Arts Academy
Address: 704 E War Memorial Dr, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, United States
“Great instructors, atmosphere, and fellow students.”
“The Peoria Athletic Club is an awesome place to learn martial arts.”
“Nice, clean facility, easy to find.”
My Grandson takes Boxing & Jujitsu Classes & really loves it. He is 14 & has lost 8 lbs & gained strength & confidence. I don’t go in, I only give him rides to & from, occasionally, to help his Mom & Dad.
Judging by his happiness, this is a great gym with awesome teachers!
Everyone was so welcoming! Great class followed by a few good rolls after class. Nice, clean facility, easy to find. I would definitely visit again! Would be an excellent choice for anyone looking for an academy to train at!
This place is awesome the instructors are all very nice and my son is learning so much from his class. Even the instructors that are not part of his class are nice. I was offered an opportunity to try out the other class while my son’s was going on which was very nice .
American Jiu-Jitsu Karate Association International
The American Jiu-Jitsu Karate Association International, or the AJKAI, was founded in 1945 by Douglas L. Grose. It is one of the oldest martial arts associations in the United States. It has members worldwide and is affiliated with some of the top martial arts organizations in the world.
Address: 4209 N Columbus Ave, Peoria, IL 61614, United States
Kelly O’ Keefe Martial Arts
Address: 2514 E Washington St, East Peoria, IL 61611, United States
“They not only teach karate skills but also respect, teamwork and social skills.”
“The staff is very good knowledgeable.”
“This is a great place.”
Kelly taught a few of my kids for a short time. He’s a great instructor, great with the kids, and has been doing this for a long time. I truly wish I lived closer to his business as I’m looking to get my 5 year old into martial arts.
I also took my concealed carry with Mr. O’ Keefe and it was extremely helpful.
My husband and I have enjoyed whiching our kids learn to respect themselves and other. My kids respect each other a lot more. And the kids love it too!!!
Great place for kids. The staff is very good knowledgeable.
Peoria Fencing Academy
Peoria Fencing Academy is the premier fencing academy of Central Illinois. We are members of the United States Fencing Association. We provide beginning, intermediate and advanced classes in Foil, Epee and Sabre. We also have programs for competitive and recreational fencers. Fencing is excellent for developing cardiovascular strength, muscle mass, quick reaction time, coordination, and certainly not least of all…the ability to think quickly and critically.
Address: 7726 N Pioneer Ln, Peoria, IL 61615, United States
“Great coaches make this place a fun environment for kids!”
“Great coaches, great people, and great exercise with lots of pointy sticks.”
“You work your mind and your body at the same time!”
It’s a fantastic way for home school students to get their Physical Ed. credit and socialize with new friends at the same time!
Definitely not your average cookie-cutter workout routine. It’s better! You work your mind and your body at the same time!
Great place to exercise and have fun. Excellent for all ages. Enthusiastic and funny coaches. Very fun!
What a great work out! I got to play with swords just like the Olympic fencers I saw on TV during the 2012 Summer Olympics!
I like that they have classes for many different ages and abilities!
Peoria Muay Thai
The mission of Peoria Muay Thai is to teach the “Art of Eight Limbs” to the Peoria Community, making it accessible to a broad audience of people.
Address: 5629 N Galena Rd b, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, United States
“Peoria Muay Thai is the finest stand-up training facility in the Peoria area.”
“Great atmosphere with awesome and dedicated coaches.”
“Hands down best martial arts gym in Peoria.”
Great atmosphere! The coaches are the best in the area and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended for getting in shape and learning how to defend yourself!
First off- I am a bigger girl looking to lose weight, build some confidence and be able to defend myself if needed. In addition to those things I’ve really been struggling with stress and anger.
I came to my first class a couple weeks ago (beginners muay thai) I felt comfortable from the beginning and everyone was kind. David was there and helped me learn some of the basics which was very helpful- now I’ll be taking one on one classes with one of the other trainers (Joe)! They have a womens only class on Wednesday nights that I’m eager to try out as well. I got a great workout and also had a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend Peoria Muay Thai and the trainers to friends and family!
Interned at Peoria for a summer and decided to join Muay Thai Peoria for 2 months. Very high quality and experienced coaches. People are friendly. They’d push you during sparring but make sure you learn and taken care of. Hands down best martial arts gym in Peoria. Highly recommend.