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The American Kickboxing Academy is the PREMIER place to train in Mixed Martial Arts  in the San Jose/Bay Area and consistently rated in the TOP 5  Training Centers in the WORLD.

AKA provides world class instruction in Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts and Wrestling. AKA HQ offers instructional classes for kids starting at age 4, as well as adults. Our 27,000 sq ft,  AKA HQ facility offers fitness training and conditioning classes as well as a full gym with free weights, state of the art cardio equipment,  and an outdoor lap pool. We are not your standard gym.  If you are looking for the BEST place to train, you found us!

AKA is a FAMILY GYM  and we pride ourselves on the family friendly atmosphere. AKA has been family owned and operated since 1985.  We are celebrating 30 years strong in MMA!

Come in and take a FREE DAY of training and experience AKA for yourself.  We look forward to adding you to our family!



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Josh Thomson to make Bellator debut on Sept. 19 – ESPN (blog)

Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff Writer Newly signed lightweight Josh Thomson will make his Bellator MMA debut against Mike Bronzoulis on Sept. 19 in San Jose, California. Bellator officials announced the 155-pound matchup on Monday. Bellator 142 will take place within Bellator’s Dynamite event, a co-promotion with GLORY kickboxing at SAP Center. Thomson, 36, announced he… Read more »

20 Ways Martial Arts Builds a Child’s Confidence

Self confidence plays a very important role in our happiness and success in life. It is crucial that children are given the opportunity to develop it at a young age. A good martial arts school can be a great place to build self confidence in children. Here are 20 ways in which martial arts can… Read more »

Luke Rockhold promises to bring ‘cockier’ UFC champ Chris Weidman ‘back down … – MMAmania.com

Bleacher Report Luke Rockhold promises to bring ‘cockier’ UFC champ Chris Weidman ‘back down … MMAmania.com Rockhold’s American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) camp has been criticized by White for its “stone age” training methods, which have played a part in former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez’s injury woes. While he has seen the effect injuries had on …… Read more »