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Mat Life Training Center

We're proud to have nationally-certified instructors, a supportive and passionate community, and a safe training environment where kids and parents alike can experience Martial Arts and Fitness together! We encourage our students to remain physically fit, maintain self-discipline, and spend the majority of each class on technique -- we want to provide high-quality instruction but also make sure that training is fun!

At Mat Life Training Center, our goal is to teach you or your children the intricacies of Martial Arts while improving confidence and instilling a powerful sense of purpose. Our staff strives to uplift you, support you on and off the mats, and to help you become the best you can be. We are all about Real Martial Arts and Self Defense Training, Results-Driven Fitness That's Fun, Authentic Wellness Training, Honest Personal Development, and a Family Focused Environment.

If you're curious about Martial Arts or Fitness training, we're happy to sit down and talk about how fitness, self-defense skills, unwavering confidence, and pure fun all come together to craft an incredible training experience.

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I strongly encourage people to come here. If you want to be put into the test and get out of your comfort zone, and at the same time have a nice experience getting to your goals, this is the place for you. Super friendly and goal oriented toward students.

Jorge Pino

It is a perfect place to learn martial arts. The instructors are all professional and respectful. It is very difficult to be nice to everybody when the instructors are in the positions. The lessons are very challenging and serious, but still very fun! All the people in the academy are very friendly. I highly recommend this academy to literally everyone! You will overcome your age, health problems, etc! Of course, there are reasons to have 5/5stars in the review! There are also free trials for you!

HyeonJin Bonnie Lee

This is a wonderful healing environment for anyone to get back to optimal health. They offer much more than just MMA. Come check them out!

Jason Hartz

I went in after a friend who attends global recommended them to me as I’ve practiced a few forms of marital arts in the past but haven’t stayed as focused as I used to be.

Jason and Jon are both great guys and welcomed me in. I felt very comfortable at global and took a Thursday night defense course with joe. He was super thorough with everything we did and made sure to be really careful with a past injury I’m still dealing with.

I’d highly recommend global to anyone who wants to train regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned vet who’s practiced for years. They teach multiple forms so there’s something for everyone.

Joshua Galarneau

Awesome group of guys, very welcoming when you visit and great instructors

Vernon Kirk

Great attitude and atmosphere. 10/10 will go again

Alex Manning

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