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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 in San Jose offers instructional classes for kids starting at age 4, as well as adults. Our 27,000 sq ft, facility offers fitness training and conditioning classes as well as a full gym with free weights and state of the art cardio equipment. 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 by Javier Mendez.  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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