Carlsbad Mixed Martial Arts Program

SwiftKick Carlsbad: World Class Mixed Martial Arts Program

At SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad, we believe that martial arts and self-defense are for everyone. We have created a supportive space for athletes of all levels and all ages to challenge themselves and reach their goals, whatever those might be. Whether you want to get fit, defend yourself or train to compete, the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) program at SwiftKick Carlsbad can help you get there.

Why train in one style of martial arts when you can learn from them all?

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SwiftKick’s MMA curriculum is a hybrid of the best techniques, concepts and skills taken from traditional martial arts like Karate and Tae Kwon Do, self-defense programs like Krav Maga and other styles such as Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Wrestling and Boxing. Friendly but still competitive, training at SwiftKick Carlsbad will teach you proper technique to use in any defense situation you might encounter.

And because we focus on functional applications of the martial arts, you will gain confidence in knowing that you can protect yourself out in the real world against any opponent. Students at SwiftKick receive functional, practical Mixed Martial Arts and combat self-defense training in styles including:

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is all about ground work. Using offensive and defensive elements from wrestling and submission techniques, students learn how to use leverage, timing, positioning and control to defend against larger, stronger competitors.

Wrestling

Wrestling requires strength, endurance and impeccable technique. Using a variety of holds, takedowns, throws and stances, wrestling skills play a key role in any well-rounded Mixed Martial Arts program.

Boxing

Boxers are some of the most fit athletes in the world for a reason. Boxing requires total body conditioning that really challenges the body and the mind. Students learn footwork, positioning, combinations and head movement for both offense and defense.

What Makes SwiftKick’s Program Unique?

SwiftKick Carlsbad is unlike most other fitness studios or gyms out there today. Sure, our students will achieve peak physical fitness, strength and confidence. But we are much more than just a fitness program. Based on a proven system of practical martial arts training that has been used to train high-performing members of the military, law enforcement personnel and professional Mixed Martial Arts fighters, SwiftKick students are getting the top-of-the-line programming in martial arts and self-defense.

The SwiftKick Carlsbad Mixed Martial Arts curriculum stands above the rest because it is:

Functional: Martial arts training isn’t just about strength and stamina. It is a set of physical and mental skills that are meant to allow you to defend yourself in real world situations. When you are up against an opponent, you can feel confident knowing that your dynamic MMA training has prepared you for anything.

Holistic: Rather than focusing on one style of martial arts, our students get a well-rounded education in stand-up, clinch and ground disciplines that can be easily learned by children and those with no martial arts experience. Everyday athletes will have all of the tools they need to defend themselves.

No Ego: MMA gyms can be intimidating, especially for beginners. At SwiftKick, we offer a fun and encouraging environment that strives to help all students achieve success. You won’t find fighters jockeying to be the biggest and the baddest. Instead, you will become a part of a supportive community who helps each other reach their full potential.

All Students Experience the Benefits of Martial Arts

Training in the martial arts builds character and teaches critical skills and values that last a lifetime. Children, teens and adults develop healthy habits that help them to perform better in all that they do, inside and outside of the studio.

Kids and teens learn life skills like respect, courtesy, cooperation, discipline and assertiveness. The education that they receive in the studio gives them the tools to handle diversity, stick up for themselves and others and doggedly pursue their goals.

Adults find that training in martial arts gives them new levels of confidence that spill over into their work and home lives. Apart from the physical benefits like weight loss, increased energy and more focus, adult students see noticeable improvements in their ability to manage stress and perform at work.

Learn More About SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad

When you are ready to make big changes in your confidence, physical fitness and ability to defend yourself, a Mixed Martial Arts program is the fastest way to achieve your goals. SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad is one of the leading martial arts studios in the Carlsbad area for a reason.

Our unique, hyper-effective approach to Mixed Martial Arts provides all of our students the most dynamic martial arts training available.

Contact SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad to see how you can get started today!

5 Star Google Reviews

I was in Bernado class for almost 6 months. Sadly, because of work reason, I have to move. I have learned a lot from SwiftKick. I came in as a kickboxing background student and came out as a martial arts student. I have learned more defense skills, move technique, and kick skills. If I can stay longer, I believe I can learn more skills. All instructors are very nice and reachable. For adult class, your classmates are great instructor, too.read more
Ziyue Jin
Ziyue Jin
22:53 11 Mar 19
We are so happy we signed our Liam up with Swiftkick Marital Arts in RB. We started 2 months ago with our 9yr old and he has made such great progress and actually loves going 3 times a week. If he is in a bad mood going he comes out of there super happy. He smiles through the whole class. We just signed up our 7 year old this weekend and he is so far loving it also. The staff are absolutely amazing with the kids.read more
We are so grateful that we found Swiftkick Martial Arts. We were introduced by the after school program they offered on our schools campus. After just 7 weeks of training, through that program, we already saw a difference in our children’s behavior, attitudes and confidence. We knew we needed to continue. We appreciate the flexibility of the program and the great leadership offered by the coaches in each class. We now have all three of our kids in the program. We feel good about investing into their health, their character and their safety.read more
JYNELL SCHMALFELDT
JYNELL SCHMALFELDT
16:59 20 Mar 18
My son has been practicing at SwiftKick Martial Arts for about two years. We have been nothing but pleased with the level of instruction, the professionalism of the teachers and staff, and the difference it has made in our son's life. We love how there are always many instructors available to help a child, give them a little motivation, or keep them focused. The teachers know all of the kids, by name, and they engage them personally by knowing who they are and what they are interested in. One thing I remember from our first day, was that Mr. Smith knew that my child was new, he knew his name and he welcomed him. That little personal touch can make an uneasy child more comfortable, that little thing, has stayed with me all this time and I think it is what makes SwiftKick so special.read more
Janice Takade
Janice Takade
23:41 11 Feb 18
My 5 year old and 8 year old started at SwiftKick about a year ago and have loved it. I have watched them become more focused, gain strength and coordination and have fun doing it! About 9 months ago, my husband and I decided to join. I have become more confident and love the fact that I am getting great exercise and learning important self defense skills. There are plenty of class times to choose from throughout the week and all of the instructors are knowledgeable and kind. I would highly recommend SwiftKick for the entire family!read more
Kelly Tognetti
Kelly Tognetti
01:15 22 Aug 17
My son loves Swiftkick at Rancho Bernardo. When our summer travel plans got cancelled he was happy cause he won’t be missing Swiftkick!! I noticed an increased level of discipline and alertness in him. Sometimes when I call out to him or assign a task at home he replies “ yes mom”. 😀 Thank you Swiftkick.read more
Jan S
Jan S
16:30 20 Jun 19
Four of our children have trained here over the last 3 1/2 years. The coaches are excellent at engaging younger and older students alike. We count this as a valuable piece of our children's education.
Erin Nave
Erin Nave
16:50 16 Jul 19
Our oldest daughter has been a part of Swiftkick for 4 years and she loves it. It has given her tons of confidence and let her grow as a leader. The coaches definitely engage with our kids and take an individualized approach with teaching them. While our kids have grown and have a great time there, if there is one thing that they can improve upon, it's that having more classes especially at the more advanced level would be awesome!read more
Leng Ky
Leng Ky
14:11 18 Jul 19
My son has been a student at SwiftKick for over 10 years. The awesome thing about SwiftKick Martial Arts is while they teach self-defense, they also teach self-control. The entire staff are incredibly patient, and mix in fun activities to get students (adult and children alike) to be active, learn self-control, and have a ton of fun doing it. A few years ago, after seeing how much fun our son was having, my wife and I also started and have been loving it ever since!read more
Scott Kraetsch
Scott Kraetsch
22:51 08 Aug 19
Our family loves SwiftKick! We have been going to SwiftKick for two years and we have loved every class and event. My daughter is excited to go to each class and is disappointed if we ever have to miss. All the coaches are engaging and very knowledgeable. They teach life skills like self-defense, respect, attentiveness and self-control in a fun way. Our younger son is excited to start training at the Rancho Bernardo studio and he'll start as soon as he is old enough.read more
Karen K
Karen K
20:33 29 Sep 19
Rancho Bernardo Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts San Diego

858.385.1600

info@swiftkickma.com

16775 Bernardo Center Drive

San Diego, California 92128

Carlsbad Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts Carlsbad

760.930.9300

7040 Avenida Encinas

Suite B-107

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Brian Cowell: Director

Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad

Jiu Jitsu Training: Smart Self-Defense for Our Modern World

Are you interested in learning more about Jiu Jitsu training in Carlsbad? As one of the foundational styles used by professional MMA fighters, it is no wonder that Jiu Jitsu has continued to increase in popularity in recent years in Southern California and across the world.

Students of Jiu Jitsu learn how to effectively defend themselves against larger, stronger opponents. Because of this, Jiu Jitsu appeals to men, women and children who want to feel confident in their ability to defeat any kind of attack, from any kind of attacker.

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At SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad, we use valuable aspects of Jiu Jitsu training in our applied mixed martial arts programs. Our curriculum aims to provide a well-rounded martial arts education that can be used by anyone in functional, real world settings. With our unique training programs, children and adults will learn a variety of practical martial arts skills that they can take from the mat to any self-defense situation or physical altercation they might face.

When you are up against an attacker, wouldn’t you like to feel confident that you can overpower them and defend yourself and those you love?

Jiu Jitsu training helps students to decrease their fear and increase their confidence that they can protect what matters most. Like other styles of martial arts, Jiu Jitsu training empowers people to better understand their bodies, their physical and mental abilities and their belief in themselves in the face of even the most extreme adversity.

Why Train in Jiu Jitsu?

Jiu Jitsu primarily focuses on ground training techniques. Using an understanding of proper timing, leverage, positioning and moves such as locks, chokes, throws and other take down tactics, students will gain the skills to hold their ground against even the most aggressive of opponents. Jiu Jitsu training involves live sparring where students can apply the skills they are learning on a moving, resisting opponent to simulate a real world threat. This makes Jiu Jitsu one of the most effective martial arts styles out there today.

Live training not only allows students to gain a better mastery of the skills, but with the removal of dangerous elements such as strikes and kicks, students can train with minimal risk of injury and less fear. At SwiftKick Carlsbad, we strive to give all of our students the most effective, functional martial arts training in a fun, positive and supportive environment. We believe that martial arts training does not end when you leave the studio. It is a way of life.

Advantages of Carlsbad Jiu Jitsu Training

Even if you are not looking to become a serious Jiu Jitsu competitor, you’ll find that the study of Jiu Jitsu offers students many benefits above and beyond its powerful self-defense techniques. It provides a set of physical tactics as well as important character building skills that students can bring with them anywhere, from the classroom to the boardroom and anywhere else you are expected to perform at a high level.

The beneficial effects that training in Jiu Jitsu can provide students of all ages include:

  • Increased ability to solve problems in stressful situations
  • Gains in self-confidence and your ability to defend against any opponent
  • Greater trust in yourself that you can persevere when the odds are against you
  • A sense of camaraderie and a larger feeling of community
  • More self-discipline and a greater mastery of the value of hard work
  • Substantial gains in physical fitness, strength, flexibility and balance
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you can always improve yourself

The SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad Approach

When you train with SwiftKick Carlsbad, you will see immediate gains in your physical and mental agility. Unlike other martial arts gyms in the area, SwiftKick Carlsbad blends various styles of martial arts into its own unique, practical and highly functional defense system.

The results are that our students perform better in all areas of life, on and off the mat. Our programs are based on some of the leading self-defense systems that are used to train some of our highest performers in the military, law enforcement, world leaders and professional mixed martial arts fighters. At SwiftKick Carlsbad, we focus on your physical skills and fitness as well as your mental fitness so that you can transform your life and perform at the highest levels.

Practical Martial Arts for Your Life

If you are interested in seeing how the study of Jiu Jitsu and other martial arts styles can improve your life, contact our team of experienced instructors today. SwiftKick has been providing Carlsbad area residents with the most practical and effective mixed martial arts training programs in the area for years. Programs serve students starting at age 3 – it is never too early to learn self-defense, discipline and self-confidence!

5 Star Google Reviews

I was in Bernado class for almost 6 months. Sadly, because of work reason, I have to move. I have learned a lot from SwiftKick. I came in as a kickboxing background student and came out as a martial arts student. I have learned more defense skills, move technique, and kick skills. If I can stay longer, I believe I can learn more skills. All instructors are very nice and reachable. For adult class, your classmates are great instructor, too.read more
Ziyue Jin
Ziyue Jin
22:53 11 Mar 19
We are so happy we signed our Liam up with Swiftkick Marital Arts in RB. We started 2 months ago with our 9yr old and he has made such great progress and actually loves going 3 times a week. If he is in a bad mood going he comes out of there super happy. He smiles through the whole class. We just signed up our 7 year old this weekend and he is so far loving it also. The staff are absolutely amazing with the kids.read more
We are so grateful that we found Swiftkick Martial Arts. We were introduced by the after school program they offered on our schools campus. After just 7 weeks of training, through that program, we already saw a difference in our children’s behavior, attitudes and confidence. We knew we needed to continue. We appreciate the flexibility of the program and the great leadership offered by the coaches in each class. We now have all three of our kids in the program. We feel good about investing into their health, their character and their safety.read more
JYNELL SCHMALFELDT
JYNELL SCHMALFELDT
16:59 20 Mar 18
My son has been practicing at SwiftKick Martial Arts for about two years. We have been nothing but pleased with the level of instruction, the professionalism of the teachers and staff, and the difference it has made in our son's life. We love how there are always many instructors available to help a child, give them a little motivation, or keep them focused. The teachers know all of the kids, by name, and they engage them personally by knowing who they are and what they are interested in. One thing I remember from our first day, was that Mr. Smith knew that my child was new, he knew his name and he welcomed him. That little personal touch can make an uneasy child more comfortable, that little thing, has stayed with me all this time and I think it is what makes SwiftKick so special.read more
Janice Takade
Janice Takade
23:41 11 Feb 18
My 5 year old and 8 year old started at SwiftKick about a year ago and have loved it. I have watched them become more focused, gain strength and coordination and have fun doing it! About 9 months ago, my husband and I decided to join. I have become more confident and love the fact that I am getting great exercise and learning important self defense skills. There are plenty of class times to choose from throughout the week and all of the instructors are knowledgeable and kind. I would highly recommend SwiftKick for the entire family!read more
Kelly Tognetti
Kelly Tognetti
01:15 22 Aug 17
My son loves Swiftkick at Rancho Bernardo. When our summer travel plans got cancelled he was happy cause he won’t be missing Swiftkick!! I noticed an increased level of discipline and alertness in him. Sometimes when I call out to him or assign a task at home he replies “ yes mom”. 😀 Thank you Swiftkick.read more
Jan S
Jan S
16:30 20 Jun 19
Four of our children have trained here over the last 3 1/2 years. The coaches are excellent at engaging younger and older students alike. We count this as a valuable piece of our children's education.
Erin Nave
Erin Nave
16:50 16 Jul 19
Our oldest daughter has been a part of Swiftkick for 4 years and she loves it. It has given her tons of confidence and let her grow as a leader. The coaches definitely engage with our kids and take an individualized approach with teaching them. While our kids have grown and have a great time there, if there is one thing that they can improve upon, it's that having more classes especially at the more advanced level would be awesome!read more
Leng Ky
Leng Ky
14:11 18 Jul 19
My son has been a student at SwiftKick for over 10 years. The awesome thing about SwiftKick Martial Arts is while they teach self-defense, they also teach self-control. The entire staff are incredibly patient, and mix in fun activities to get students (adult and children alike) to be active, learn self-control, and have a ton of fun doing it. A few years ago, after seeing how much fun our son was having, my wife and I also started and have been loving it ever since!read more
Scott Kraetsch
Scott Kraetsch
22:51 08 Aug 19
Our family loves SwiftKick! We have been going to SwiftKick for two years and we have loved every class and event. My daughter is excited to go to each class and is disappointed if we ever have to miss. All the coaches are engaging and very knowledgeable. They teach life skills like self-defense, respect, attentiveness and self-control in a fun way. Our younger son is excited to start training at the Rancho Bernardo studio and he'll start as soon as he is old enough.read more
Karen K
Karen K
20:33 29 Sep 19
Rancho Bernardo Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts San Diego

858.385.1600

info@swiftkickma.com

16775 Bernardo Center Drive

San Diego, California 92128

Carlsbad Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts Carlsbad

760.930.9300

7040 Avenida Encinas

Suite B-107

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Brian Cowell: Director