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Karate For Kids

Children can learn martial arts in a safe and stress free environment.

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Kickboxing program


Challenging enough for the healthiest person, but easy enough to learn and perform as a beginner.

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Krav Maga Program

Krav Maga

Serious Self-Defense and Personal Protection –
Learn to defend yourself, sharpen your focus and stay in shape.

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I’ve been in the best shape of my life

I've been going to MAFA for year. I started off with the kickboxing conditioning classes to compliment my weekend Muay Thai/MMA training and it's been the perfect match. I've been in the best shape of my life since I started training here. I've also recently started taking the Haganah classes for sparring and scenario based Continue Reading

Rich Ewol March 9, 2017

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Professional and super friendly

We did the free trial with our kids (Tiny Tiger Pprogram) and they loved it! Professional and super friendly staff. Lots of emphasis on respect and listening to adults...but in a really fun way for kids. Also a really nice clean establishment. The classes were well planned and organized. We were super impressed and as Continue Reading

Megan Burke March 9, 2017

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Great for kids of all abilities, adults too

Great for kids of all abilities, adults too. Martial Arts are good for sensory integration, which translates into every part of a kid's life including school work. Instructors are realistic but encouraging. They will prepare you for the real world, build confidence, and help kids set goals. I recommend M.A.F.A. to everyone.

Rebbecca Evans March 9, 2017

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We are excited to train your family and give you the best service around. We are changing the world one black belt at a time!
Welcome to MAFA where we have been serving Greater Tallahassee area since 2009. Our team is standing by to show you our facility and what we have to offer you and your family. We have fun and exciting classes for kids and adults. All of your instructors teach with a positive attitude and are ready to help you become the best black belt you can be! We have smaller class sizes so we can focus on developing your skills.

Our Instructors are some of the best in the nation

Instructors at Martial Arts Fitness Academy Martial Arts are a few of the best instructors in the nation. Certified, well trained, and active practitioners… all are hand selected by our Master Instructor which makes for a great mentor, coach and instructor for our MAFA students. MAFA Instructors focus on the training needs of each student, as an individual. Schedule a time to meet a MAFA Instructor.

The Perfect Blend Between Traditional and Modern

Martial Arts Fitness Academy is unique and offers the perfect blend between traditional and modern martial arts. The MAFA training curriculum focus’ on three specific age groups; 1. Pre-school Karate Kids, 2. Karate Kids, and 3. Teens & Adults. MAFA offers a variety of specific programs for each age group. Fill out a form today or give us a call Today!

Focus on the Present to Achieve your Goals

Many of us want to accomplish great things. However, often we fail to reach our goals. This happens not due to lack of trying, but rather due to us not working smartly. We often have the ultimate goal in mind, but we do not pay attention to the steps involved in achieving that goal. Focusing […]

Black Belt BOOT CAMPS on the Calendar!

Here are the dates for the next Black Belt Boot Camps. Friday Nov. 17th 6-9pm (Bring ALL gear) Saturday Dec. 9th 10am-2pm (Bring ALL gear & MAFA will serve pizza for lunch) The purpose of these boot camps are to prepare you for your testing and work on advanced black belt drills, skillz and of […]

Martial Arts, Never Too Late To Learn!

As we get older we seem to lose the edge we used to have, be it in speed, focus and sometimes even memory. Seniors can be more active as compared to their juniors if health permits. In fact, many seniors have reported that the sole thing holding them back is physical discomfort. This is where martial arts […]

Why Children Should Learn Martial Arts

It is a known fact that martial arts provide children with a good dose of self-respect and self-esteem. Besides increasing their self-worth, martial arts training will also help children to learn important lessons in life. What your children learn now will help them throughout their lifetime. Here are some reasons why you should enroll your […]