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Martial Arts Lessons in Gilbert & Tempe
Sandoval Freestyle Karate is a leading martial arts school located in Phoenix’s East Valley. We have two locations, a Gilbert school and Tempe 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.
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What Sets Our East Valley Karate Schools Apart?
✅ 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 offered are important and healthy
✅ We improved focus which carries over in everyday tasks
✅ Our positive atmosphere equals positive attitudes
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We just moved in to our new 3,100 square-foot, purpose-built karate school in Gilbert and we couldn't be more excited to share some before and after pics with you! Before Pics [gallery type="slideshow" size="full"...
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).
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.