Family Karate Discount

Do you have more than one member of the family who wishes to study martial arts at Sandoval Freestyle Karate? If so, good news! We have a discount available for families with multiple SFK students.
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Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

As an official Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school we are proud to offer Brazilian jiu-jitsu to teens and adults. We offer BJJ lessons at our Gilbert martial arts school location.
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Karate Lessons for Teens & Adults

Looking for a great after school activity or workout routine? If so, take a moment to learn about our karate lessons for teens and adults at out Gilbert and Chandler martial arts schools.
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Beginner's Karate for 6- to 11-Year Olds

The physical and mental benefits of martial arts for kids between the ages of six and 11 are virtually limitless; including self-defense, respect for others, social skills, and improved grades.
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Little Dragons Karate for Kids 3 to 5 Years

Children ages three to five are growing and learning at a rapid pace and studies have shown that engaging in martial arts classes can advance a child’s learning abilities. We strive to make our Little Dragons class education and fun!
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Martial Arts Lessons in Gilbert & Chandler

Sandoval Freestyle Karate is a leading martial arts school located in Phoenix’s East Valley. We have two locations, a Gilbert school and Chandler school, both of which offer martial arts derived from traditional karate, taekwondo, American kenpo, and Muay Thai. We are also very proud to be an official Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy and offer jiu-jitsu lessons at our Gilbert location. Please select from the following classes to learn more or feel free to contact us directly.

Our Karate & Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Little Dragons Class

Have your little one join our Little Dragons class to learn better eye-hand coordination, listening skills, and most importantly, to have fun!

Beginner’s Karate Class

Beginner’s karate is for students ages six through 11 and offers excellent tuition on self-defense, respect for one’s peers and elders, and skill development.

Teen’s & Adult’s Class

Teenagers and adults that study martial arts have improved social skills, self-esteem, and active lifestyles – helping students to feel great and stay in shape.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class

Learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu in Gilbert at Sandoval Freestyle Karate – an official Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school taught by BJJ purple belt Mr. Allen Sandoval.

Introducing TAC Self-Defense (Gilbert Location)

TAC Self-Defense Lessons for Teens & Adults 14 Years & Up

Learn how to defend yourself in real-world situations with Sandoval Freestyle Karate’s TAC Self-Defense system. TAC stands for Tactical Armed Combatives and it is a martial arts system developed by Steve DeArmond. Unlike a sport combat system, TAC is designed to teach simple movements and strikes.

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What Sets Our East Valley Karate Schools Apart?

✅ Instructors are world and national champions
✅ We focus on self-defense to live a safer life
✅ Students increase listening skills to prepare for school
✅ Long-lasting friendships are formed every day
✅ You’ll gain heightened self-esteem
✅ Our students and instructors are respectful of everyone
✅ We always have fun
✅ Exercises that are important and healthy
✅ Your improved focus will carry over in everyday tasks
✅ Our positive atmosphere equals positive attitudes

Check Out Our Latest Blog Posts!

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Jodan Age-Uke

An upward or rising block used to deflect an attack to the upper part of the body. It can also receive an incoming attack and sweep it overhead while still keeping contact with the attacker’s instrument (arm, leg, or weapon).

Ikken Hissatsu

A term derived from traditional karate that literally means “to annihilate at one blow”. In karate, this is deemed to be the pursuit of landing a single strike that ends the contest. It is one of the most advanced techniques in karate and takes many years of practice and immense skill to perfect. Few karateka ever reach this level.

The History of Mixed Martial Arts Infographic

Sandoval Freestyle Karate & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu If you dream of one day being a mixed martial artist or you currently study MMA and want to learn additional skills to add to your repertoire, head over to Sandoval Freestyle Karate in Gilbert, Arizona to learn...