1502 Park St. - Alameda

PHONE: (510) 263-8700
New Students: $49.99 for 3 classes + fitness evaluation + FREE gi
Team Silva Martial Arts Academy is proud to serve our beautiful Community of Alameda.
This summer of 2017 is going to be an awesome summer in our community.
We are offering a 5 weeks Summer Camp Martial Arts program where we will be offering a lot of fun activities for Kids from 5 years old all the way to 12 years of age.



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Your kids will learn:

Self-Defense
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Mixed Martial Arts
Submission Wrestling
Tons of board games
Meet new friends
Yoga
Meditation
Tons of Martial Arts games
Field Trips
And much and much more.


Summer Camp


Sign up your child today for the road of success at our Martial Arts Summer Camp in our Alameda Martial Arts Academy.











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Attention all fighters,spectators and fans of our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournaments.


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June 25th in Alameda at Alameda High School we will have another amazing Summer Edition of our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournament.
Tonight at midnight it will be your last chance to sign up at Discount price.
Our 23rd Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournament is proud to present another amazing BJJ and NoGi Tournament in the Bay Area.
Sign up now and become a National Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Champion of the Bay Area Jiu-Jitsu Summer Edition.
All academies and affiliation are welcome to participate.
All competitors will receive a Free T-shirt!
All kids will leave the venue with a medal.
Kids all the way to 9 years old will receive a Trophy!
Adults Open Weight Champions will be awarded a Beautiful Championship Belt.
Free Parking Available!
Competitor List available at our site!
Sign up now and become a local Jiu-Jitsu Legend!
www.jiujitsubythebay.com
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This year of 2017 at our Jiu-Jitsu by the Bay Tournaments in the Bay Area we will give a prize for the 3 fastest Submission of every Tournament!
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 03:02

Team Silva BJJ Academy in Alameda

Team Silva BJJ Academy in Alameda has been serving the island of Alameda since the year of 2008.Professor Sergio Silva is the pioneer of the BJJ
in Alameda and was teaching in the Bay area since the year of 2002. 

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  Professor Silva is a former World Champion and a multiple times National and International champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,Submission Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts.


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  Professor Silva is the highest degree of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaching in Alameda,he is a 4th degree black belt from Curitiba,PArana-Brazil.

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 The city of Curitiba is the city with the major UFC titles in history.Professor Silva taught and trained with many names of the UFC and Pride Championships,guys like Mauricio Shogun and Murillo Ninja started training Ground fighting with professor Silva back in Brazil.
  PRofessor Silva taught many several Law Enforcement department in Brazil and United States.



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 At Team Silva Martial Arts Academy we offer several type of Martial Arts programs for the entire family.


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-After School Martial Arts Program.
-Toddler Samurai Martial Arts program(Kids as young as 2.2 years of age)-We also call of developmental Martial Arts program.
-Kids Martial Arts and Self-Defense
-Kids Competition training
-Teens Anti Bullying program
-Adult Self-Defense Classes
-Kickboxing classes
-Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
-Competition training
-Birthday Parties
-Parents night Out
-Special Yoga parties


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Thursday, 27 April 2017 06:15

Alameda Kickboxing Lessons

Professor Sergio Silva is a third degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a Former World Champion in Submission Wrestling and a Multiple times National and International Champion of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Also undefeated in Mixed Martial Arts as a professional fighter.

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Professor Sergio Silva has been training Martial Arts since 1982 when he was 5 years of age he started practicing Judo with his uncle at the Dojo Mokayko Judo Academy in Curitiba,Parana -Brasil.
In 1990 professor Silva start practicing formal Muay Thai classes as well as Capoeira classes.
In 1991 Sergio Silva really started focusing in Kickboxing and boxing training.
In 1994 Sensei Silva started working with professor Fabio Noguchi and started to study with amateur and professional Muay Thai fighters helping them get ready to fight.
Professor Sergio Silva in the year of 2006 brought a Muay Thai teacher from Chute Boxe Academy to teach and help our dojo with striking practice.
In the same year Sergio took over 35 private lessons of boxing and over 45 privates in Professional muay Thai Fitness training in Brazil.


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Now you can also practice Kickboxing in Alameda in a fun and friendly environment,learning the basic of boxing and Kickboxing while getting in the best shape of your life!

Everyone is Welcome.

No Experience is Required!

We focusing in  the technical sparring and the simple way of learning by repetition and discipline!


Come down to practice a fun Kickboxing Class here in Alameda every Monday and Wednesdays from 6-7pm.


We will see you on the mats hitting and striking hard with a our pad work and technical sparring practice!

Kickboxing is fun,you will learn the principles about fighting and to protect yourself.

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:15

Team Silva Martial Arts Academy

Professor Sergio Silva started practcing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu back in 1992 when he was a brown belt in Judo.The passion of Martial Arts started for the first time when professor Silva was almost 4 years of age and he went to a judo practice in 
his uncle's academy in Curitiba,Parana-Brazil.
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Dojo Mokayko was lead by professor Si;va's uncle Edgar Barreto.Professor Barreto was a judo teacher and fighter who believed so much in the art of Judo.

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Sergio Silva in the young son of all 2 brothers that he has.His older brother Julio Cesar Linhares e Silva was the most dedicated junior judo athlete back then.Julio used to love to learn the art of fighting.


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Not just Judo but Kung fu and street fighting it was a necessity for Julio that used to ride the bus in the city and a lot of times encountering himself in danger situations.


On saturdays,Julio who was very young and has huge responsibilities.He had the key of the dojo and used to invite his friends from different Martial Arts to come share and learn together the mixing of Martial Arts(MMA).

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Back then professor Silva was just a fanatic for learning new things.Soccer was into his passion but before getting deep in soccer professor Silva learned few other Martial Arts.Capoeira,Kung Fu,Karate,Judo and even Sumo was some of the things that professor Silva learned in the early ages.


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He knew that consistency was something important not only in Judo and Martial Arts in general but overall you must know how important is the consistency in anything you put your life into it.

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In 1993 Sergio older brother Julio decided to give up his pre school Judo teaching and follow his dreams to be an architect.Given Sergio the opportunity to teach Judo to pre School kids in Brazil.

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As a brown belt in Judo Sergio Silva thought it was the chance of his life time.Teach the art of Judo as a job it would change Sergio's life once and for all.
Sergio used to have a very demanding Soccer schedule where practice was almost everyday.In the day that he wasn't practicing Soccer he was practicing Judo and martial arts with his brother.
One of the most beautiful teaching of Martial Arts on his life was the art of persistence in learning:
"When you think a move is hard to learn it means you did not tried enough times to learn that technique..."


start your practice today at our Alameda Martial Arts dojo in Alameda.
Classes are held everyday as early as 6am in the morning.
Start now:
www.teamsilvabjj.com
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 17:44

Team Silva BJJ Review


Danilo

"I came from Brazil to spend some time in California training jiu-jitsu. Since I arrived I'm training with Sergio and even knowing several academies from Brazil (birthplace of jiu-jitsu) I can say the TeamSilva BJJ is the one of the best places I already trained. The friendly atmosphere, the solids techniques taught and diversities in which you can test yourself, make it the perfect place for lovers of  martial arts, beginners or competitors. Tatame always very clean and perfect environment for practicing the martial art."




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I could go on and on telling all the great things about this Academy so I will try to keep it short.  I have been a member, along with my two sons and my daughter, for over 4 years. At first I though this would be an awesome activity for my kids but when I started watching the training I thought "I can do this" the truth is I was nervous. I was still recovering from low back surgery so I wasn't sure this was a sport I would last more than a week.  Well I am still here and continue training and love the training!  When I met Sergio he made me feel welcome and suggested for me to give it a try, so I did.  Sergio is a world champion who has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for decades and he cares for his students making sure they learn everything 100%. Now with the new location they have more room, more classes, and more options such as Yoga and Capoeira.  Often times Sergio also offers kids programs for summer activities and Parents Night out!!!  Sergio isn't just a teacher he is an amazing professor and a great friend he opens the door and makes you feel part of his family.  Everyone who trains there learns to be humble and share their knowledge, with the ones who begin to learn I find myself doing that thanks to the foundation Sergio built in me and every person.  It is true what other people mentioned this place becomes your second family. 

BJJ has help me in many ways, to get strong and protect my body, to be humble, to learn a better way to be a better person with more confidence and respect for others. This type of martial arts is great for kids too and this Academy offers the people and the room to make kids feel comfortable and teaches them to gain confidence, learn respect and discipline.  

Be sure to check their website teamsilvabjj.com they have additional locations in other cities.  I have trained at one of the other locations and the people are humble and welcoming as well and great instructors who teach at either location different days of the week.

Thank you professor and friend Sergio Silva and thank you for providing a family oriented environment.  I am happy to be part of this family!
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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 17:44

Team Silva BJJ Review

I came from Brazil to spend some time in California training jiu-jitsu. Since I arrived I'm training with Sergio and even knowing several academies from Brazil (birthplace of jiu-jitsu) I can say the TeamSilva BJJ is the one of the best places I already trained. The friendly atmosphere, the solids techniques taught and diversities in which you can test yourself, make it the perfect place for lovers of  martial arts, beginners or competitors. Tatame always very clean and perfect environment for practicing the martial art.

I could go on and on telling all the great things about this Academy so I will try to keep it short.  I have been a member, along with my two sons and my daughter, for over 4 years. At first I though this would be an awesome activity for my kids but when I started watching the training I thought "I can do this" the truth is I was nervous. I was still recovering from low back surgery so I wasn't sure this was a sport I would last more than a week.  Well I am still here and continue training and love the training!  When I met Sergio he made me feel welcome and suggested for me to give it a try, so I did.  Sergio is a world champion who has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for decades and he cares for his students making sure they learn everything 100%. Now with the new location they have more room, more classes, and more options such as Yoga and Capoeira.  Often times Sergio also offers kids programs for summer activities and Parents Night out!!!  Sergio isn't just a teacher he is an amazing professor and a great friend he opens the door and makes you feel part of his family.  Everyone who trains there learns to be humble and share their knowledge, with the ones who begin to learn I find myself doing that thanks to the foundation Sergio built in me and every person.  It is true what other people mentioned this place becomes your second family. 
BJJ has help me in many ways, to get strong and protect my body, to be humble, to learn a better way to be a better person with more confidence and respect for others. This type of martial arts is great for kids too and this Academy offers the people and the room to make kids feel comfortable and teaches them to gain confidence, learn respect and discipline.  

Be sure to check their website teamsilvabjj.com they have additional locations in other cities.  I have trained at one of the other locations and the people are humble and welcoming as well and great instructors who teach at either location different days of the week.

Thank you professor and friend Sergio Silva and thank you for providing a family oriented environment.  I am happy to be part of this family!
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Tyler Burke It will Change your entire life. For the better. There is no real excuse. Just do it! Great school! I love it and so do my two sons. Anyone looking for a bjj school around the Alameda area, Team Silva is where it's at! We have been training, my 3 children and myself, for 4 years now. Its a great community and fun place to be. The new location has so much more to offer yoga classes, kids classes, toddlers classes and more. Sergio is a great teacher and great fighter champion! Sergio has a great sense of humor and knows when to have fun and teach. Sergio has done a great job teaching my son(6) BJJ! So good in fact that he has inspired me to take it up at age 40. Cant say enough good things about Sergio and his staff in the Bay Area!! Amazing. Life changing. Exotic. Gotta try it yourself. Put on that Gi and jump on the mats, its the only way you'll truly know what kind of magic is going on. This is not just a bjj school, but offers yoga, cardio class, self defense, kids classes and classes for kids with special needs. It's a great place to train for both competitors and hobbyists. Friendly and challenging, with high level instructors on the mat at all times. Highly recommended! Professor Silva is a great instructor and great BJJ practitioner. He also works with children with special needs which is very dear to my heart. The other students are welcoming, patient, and work well as a team I visited three different academies in the area before deciding to attend Team Silva. I chose to train here because of the team atmosphere and the individualized attention given by the instructor(s), and because the higher belts are friendly and willing to help a lowly white belt like myself. This place is great because its both friendly and you can get the highest quality of training. Both sportive and self defense jiu jitsu concepts are taught. If you are looking for a serious competition based academy or a place to learn new skills and have fun, this place is an excellent option. Professor Sergio is the best because he is a genuinely kind person and obviously the highest caliber jiu jitsu fighter with an extensive pedigree. I bring my son here every Tuesday and Thursday for the kids class. He LOVES it. The teacher, Sergio really knows how to relate with kids. He teaches through games. The best part is my son is wore out after this class and goes to bed without a problem! Thanks to Professor Sergio and his staff. Great BJJ , great vibe, great athletes, great competition guys and hobby athletes, has a great schedule so everybody can find a time to train. If you looking for a very technical jiu jitsu you should come train with sergio. Professio Sergio is the best out there. He helps motivate his students. The entire staff is just amazing especially the kids program. Being in his academy is like having another home to come to...Everyone in the academy is like family. I would not take my kids anywehere else. Michael Webber 2 years ago- Great bushido - martial arts spirit. I first met professor Silva at a jiu jitsu tournament at a South Bay academy in 2007, where he was volunteering time as a referee for the tournament host. I was an old geezer just starting out but his kind words later after my match help bolster my determination to continue in this difficult "young mans' sport." Later I grew to respect and admire him for the great work he did in making friends with other instructors from other academies, and always being respectful to and supportive of students from other academies, even when they were competing with his students. Prof. Silva never hesitates to take his jiu jitsu out on the mats and he brings back a lot of gold medals. He is a first-class representative for the Northern California jiu jitsu scene - and I say this not as his student, but as a student from another academy. (I finally visited an open mat last year at his student's Chris Piedra's invitation - and Prof. Silva remembered me and made me feel welcome.) My little girl also competed at one of the frequent tournaments he runs two years ago - she was only 7 or 8 - and she got treated really well at every stage, from signing in, to the ref, to encouraging words after. I think when an instructor has talent at his level (which you can confirm with your own research and by dropping in for a complimentary class), it just comes down to your gut instincts and personal choice. I'm happy where I train now, but if an asteroid landed on it tomorrow, I'd be happy at Prof. Silva's too. It's unusual for students from other academies to vouch for an instructor at a different academy, but Prof. Silva has done so much for local jiu jitsu by sponsoring frequent "local" club-feel tournaments, that I don't want to let the recent one-star "hate review" go unanswered. That review is so far off the mark it has everyone in the community wondering where it is coming from. Read his students' reviews for more detailed insights. But treat that "hater review" with the grain of salt it deserves. Visit Prof. Silva's academy, talk to him, and decide for yourself. I trained under Sergio for about 3 months, had to stop due to the economy making me unemployed, but it was a really fun experience, the guys at Sergio's gym are all super killers and really friendly, everyone is willing to help you learn. I wish everyone the best over at open door! PS - Sergio quotes south park a lot so dont get confused like I did! The best jiu jitsu academy in the Bay Area! Original brazilian jiu-jitsu from the source, Sergio is a great instructor and his classes are very technical and fun! I highly recommend it!
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 18:33

Professor Sergio Silva Titles and Achievements

Professor Sergio Silva is a former World Champion of Submission Wrestling  and Multiple times American Cup and San Francisco Open Champion!!!!I also made multiple Pan American Champions from scratch and also multiple times World Champion from the scratch!!!!Do you want to be a Champion….Well is time to start training with Champions!


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Professor Sergio Silva won Multiple times the prestigious US Open Championships of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
 

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Professor Sergio Silva Winning the prestigious US Open-Open Division Black Belt.


Professor Silva is the first Brazilian to come teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in the Island of Alameda and he has built several Mixed Martial Arts Champions in Brazilian and United States.


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Professor Sergio Silva winning his Mixed Martial Arts fight in 2007 by Submission Hold.

He trained and help get ready for many MMA matches including BJJ matches.




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Professor Sergio Silva winning the World Championships of Submission Wrestling making to the finals against the UFC fighter Andy Wang. 

Some of the fighters that professor Silva helped:
 BJ Penn, Ralph Gracie,MAuricio Shogun,Murilo Ninja,Wanderley Silva,Anderson Silva,Crosley Gracie,Fabricio Werdum and many others.


Some of my titles!!!

Titles won in Brazil
Regional Curitiba federation tournament-1994-Second place at Open Division-white belt division
Curitiba regional local champion-1995-Blue Belt division
Minas Gerais State Champion-1996-Blue Belt division
Circuito Paulista second place-1997-Purple Belt division
Parana- State Champion-1997-Purple Belt-The most technical fighter in the tournament
Southern Brazil National Champion
1997-Florianopolis-Purple Belt division
Southern Brazil National Champion
1998-Porto Alegre-Purple Belt division


Titles Won in The United States
2000 - Second place in the Copa Pacifica - Purple Belt
2000 - First place at the 2000 11 U.S Open - Purple Belt
2001 - Third place at Pan American’s - Brown Belt
2001 - First place at Grappling Games - Brown Belt
2002 - Third place at Grappler Quest - Advanced Submission Wrestling
2002 - First Place at the United Gracie Championship - Brown Belt Division
2003 - Third place at Pan American’s - Brown belt Division
2006 - Second place at Grappler’s Quest - Advanced submission Wrestling Division
2007 - Won his fight in his MMA Pro debut in 2007 at the Jackson Rancheria Casino & Hotel
2007 - First place at U.S Open of Submission Wrestling & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Black Belt Division
2007 - Third place at Pan American’s
2007-Black Belt Division World Champion of Submission Wrestling-IBJJF
2008 - Third place in Pan Americans - Division
2008 - Second place in Grappler’s Quest - Division
2009 - Second place at the Pan American Championship - Black Belt Division
2009 - Grappler’s Quest Advanced Division Champion
2010 - 3rd place at US Open BJJ Championships Open Division
2010 - 2nd place at the 2010 US Open BJJ Championships HeavyWeight Division
2010 - Super Fight Champion vs Gracie Fighter Cristiano Xavier
2011 - 3rd place at the 2011 Pan American Championships Light Heavy Weight
2011 - 2nd place at Nationals Championships BJJ
2011 - 3rd place at Nationals Championships BJJ Open Division
2011 - 2nd place at US Open Championships Heavyweight
2012 - 1st Place at the International Championships SFO Open - Black Belt Medium Heavy division
2012 - 3rd place at the International Championships SFO Open - Black Belt Open Division
* 2012-2nd place at the Naga Championships-Advance NoGi Cruiserweight division.

* 2013 -1st place at American Cup -Senior Division Black Belt

*2013-3rd Place at the World Championships of Masters and Seniors.

*2013-1st Place of US Open Heavy weight division,Senior 1

*2013-1st Place at the US Open of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Weight Division-Senior 1

*2014-1st Place at the San Francisco Open by IBJJF at Heavy weight division-Master 2

*2014 -2nd place at the San Francisco Open by IBJJF at the Open Weight division-Master 2

*2014-3rd place at the prestigious and competitive IBJJF Pan American Championships at Medium Heavy weight division.

*2014-3rd place at the prestigious and competitive IBJJF Pan American Championships at Open Division.

*2014-1st place at the Prestigious American Cup-Master 1 Medium Heavy weight.

*2014-1st place at the American Cup-Master 1 Open Weight Division.

* 2014-2nd Place at the Heavy weight division at the All Star Competition in Santa Cruz(June 29th)

* 2014- 2nd place ay the Open Division All Star Competition in Santa Cruz.

2017- 2nd place at the International San Jose Open.

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017 23:39

Team Silva Martial Arts Academy

Welcome to Team Silva Martial Arts Academy



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We are a fun friendly Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy located in Alameda. At Team Silva we teach people of all skill levels, ages, and backgrounds. We are locate it very close to the stadium of the Oakland Raiders.We offer classes of Mixed Martial Arts(MMA),Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ),Submission Wrestling (NoGi),Self-Defense and Fitness Grappling. We are one the premiere schools in the East Bay with focus in LEARN the Ground System of BJJ..
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Professor Sergio Silva has been teaching Martial Arts for over 35 years of experience.Master Silva is also a World Champion of Submission Wrestling and a multiple times National and International Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts.


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 Here are just few benefits of learning Martial Arts with Team Silva Martial Arts Academy team.

-You will increase your Fitness level.
-You will boost your confidence level
-You will learn Self-Defense and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
-You will learn how to control your emotions and actions.
-Kids and Teens will unlock our Life Skills program.

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 Start your Martial Arts program today at our Martial Arts and Yoga Center Academy in Alameda at 1502 Park st.



Professor Sergio Silva is a third degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with over 26 years of experience.He teaches and practice at Team Silva Martial Arts Academy.At our Team Silva Martial Arts Academy you will find a great place to learn and improve your well being.
We offer an amazing After School Martial Arts Program with FREE Pick up.
Ask us how:
Give us a call today - 510-263-8700
We are conveniently located it at 1502 Park St,Alameda-Right in the heart f our Downtown Alameda.

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