(510) 839-1814
3719 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

About Bay Area Martial Arts
in Oakland, CA

Bay Area Martial Arts - To create the coolest experience for every student, every class!

Have you ever seen a traditional tatami mat?They�re super-cool, real traditional dojo stuff, and we get to train on them...everyday! And you can too!

At Bay Area Martial Arts we specialize in teaching adult self-defense and age specific martial arts for children as young as 3 years old. Whether you want to get fit, learn traditional martial arts moves, or watch your kids learn and grow we have a program for you.

How We Train With you in mind! Providing a safe environment, enforcing exceptional hygiene standards, and giving you the best training possible is our focus. We'll help build your skills from the ground up so no prior experience is necessary!

Escrima -- a traditional Filipino martial art utilizing sticks -- is featured in our adult classes for a unique workout and an unbelievable new skill set.

You'll learn focus, discipline, and how to move your body in a brand new way.

We also have some pretty cool amenities to help you or your children get the most out of training, such as:

  • Changing Rooms
  • Waiting Area
  • Pro Shop

We Use Top Notch Equipment By providing high quality martial arts and fitness training equipment, we ensure safe, effective training techniques to help you achieve your personal goals as well.

Stop by our fun and enriching family oriented dojo to see the facility and sign up for a class today!

Adrian DeSilva, Owner

Master Adrian prides himself on being a lifelong student of the martial arts and has been teaching for over 22 years. He has achieved multi level black belts in a wide range of styles.

Some of his rankings and areas of specialty include: 5th degree Black Belt in Kempo Karate, 3rd degree in Presas style of Arnis, 2nd Tohan in Latosa Escrima, Sifu and 3rd Technician in Ebmas Wing Tzun Kung Fu, 1st degree in Kali, Blue Belt in Brazilian Jujitsu, and Certified Vinyasa Yoga Flow teacher.

In 2004 Master Adrian was nominated for the Martial Arts Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to the arts.

Master Adrian has been teaching martial arts since 1993, and founded Bay Area Martial Arts in 1998. He has spent the past 17 years dedicated to empowering his students -- children and adults -- with the physical and mental skills provided by martial arts training.

His approach to teaching adults is one of guided self-discovery. "You must be motivated, willing to work, and unafraid of success and sweat. Ultimately, training martial arts is about discovering who you are, one step at a time."

How to Get Started

Come join our Oakland, CA Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Birthday Parties, Kids Martial Arts, and Summer Camp. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (510) 839-1814 if you have any further questions. Bay Area Martial Arts hopes to speak with you soon!

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