Malaysian Martial Arts
Martial arts is no stranger to Malaysia, there are always those who seek to enhance their self defense skills and improve their lifestyle. So here are 5 Malaysian martial arts schools that you can try to work on your fighting skills!
1. IZZA MMA
IZZA is a Malaysian martial arts school which offers classes for men, women and children. Their name, IZZA, derives from the Arabic term meaning honor and strength.
What They Offer
The school aims to provide classes, free of the negative aspects that MMA has. The school writes that they “are committed to providing hard core, serious training while upholding high moral values such as respect, dignity, discipline & compassion”.
Classes are offered for both men,women and children. Private sessions are on offer too.
They offer training in the arts of:
- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- Muay Thai.
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Along with Women’s Kickboxing and Children’s MMA.
The classes are segregated by gender and an extra emphasis is placed on safety. But be prepared as the school has a no-nonsense attitude to training.
Address: Cova Square, L01-03, G.03A, Jalan Teknologi, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Telephone: +60 18 2400 863 +6018 2400 863
Sunday to Thursday 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday 8 AM – 9:30 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM – 9:30 PM
2. Kyokushin Karate
This school offers training in bare knuckled training in the martial art of karate with no protective gear, it is for those who wish the have the “real deal”.
The “Real Deal”
Founded by Sosai Mas Oyama, the school takes no shortcuts and the path to glory is full of blood sweat and tears, preserving the authenticity of Kyokushin training as intended by the founder.
The school can allocate classes for individuals ages 3.5 to 72! So long as their medically able. And they have an annual karate tournament.
Are you able?
The Dojo says that if you are able to climb the two steps leading into the dojo, than you are fit to learn the art. If you have any previous injuries, don’t worry, the teachers are experienced in dealing with them and can work ways around in training.
2B, Jalan 19/36, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
But they also have branches in Sandakan and Sabah.
Sensei Yumun 0163898958
Shihan Michael 0182199268
Wednesdays (intermediate class)
8 PM – 9:30 PM
Sundays (fight class)
2 PM – 4 PM
Sundays (children class)
3 PM – 4 PM
Sundays (mixed class)
4 PM – 5:30 PM
3. Lee Martial Arts Studio (Muay Thai Swat)
More than just punching
Going beyond the punching and kicking the Malaysian martial arts studio strives to ensure that you acquire the effective self-defense skills.
That, alongside with providing a “comprehensive, personal development program,” to reach the goal of improving the quality of life for all the students.
Tradition and Modernism
The school is open to new ways to enthuse their students, while still honouring martial arts traditions that go back centuries. Various events and activities are also hosted for the enjoyment of all the students.
The Malaysian martial arts school pledges “to make each student’s journey as fun, exciting, and educating as possible.”
104A, Blok B, Taman Subang Indah, Jalan PJS 11/2, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Telephone: 012-657 5988
Monday to Tuesday
7 PM – 11 PM
12 PM – 11 PM
7 PM – 10 PM
2 PM – 6 PM
1 PM – 6 PM
4. Jeet Academy KL
Helping with your Lifestyle
Jeet academy “promotes an active and responsible lifestyle through Self Defense, functional fitness and martial arts”.
All are welcome
All those, regardless of their background, age or gender, are welcomed to join this Malaysian martial arts school if they seek to learn and they provide the essential tools and know-how when facing violence.
They make the students be the best version of themselves by helping them find their inner strengths and to know their limits.
“We prepare our students to be more comfortable in the uncomfortable.”
Private classes, Group classes and Corporate Workshops are all provided and their martial art programs include:
- Krav Maga Self-defense
- Muay Thai Programmes
- And a Cross-Training Programme.
14-2, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: 017-667 2869
Monday to Friday
7:30 AM – 9 PM
8 AM – 5 PM
9 AM – 5 PM
5. The Jiu-Jitsu Foundry
Founded in January 2016, the school seeks to spread the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and puts an emphasis on discipline, respect for others and individual development.
Jiu-Jitsu foundry offers a safe, professional and clean environment for the students and families that attend their classes.
The classes included in this Malaysian martial arts school include:
- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- Ladies Classes
- And Junior Warriors classes for the kids.
“Whether you are training for competition or looking for a new fitness routine our academy has something for you.”
Those were 5 Malaysian martial arts schools to muster your self-defense skills. So go ahead and check them out if you’re interested in learning something new. You never knew – it might be something that will entirely change your life!
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