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Practicing a Tradition of Excellence in Gainesville with You in Mind.

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Cristobal Moreno

March 03, 2020

Starma has been a great experience for me and my two daughters. The instructors are fantastic as well as Kelly the rest of the staff. Master Gnad has setup a wonderful place, you owe it to yourself to check it out... Read More

Lori Michelle

March 03, 2020

Amazing school...my son has learned so much!... Read More

Cathy Wilson

March 03, 2020

Excellent karate master! Grandson goes there and loves Master Folsom! Good birthday party too!... Read More

Karen Strasburg Gillette

March 03, 2020

Great positive environment with great people!!!... Read More

Krystle Rose Seidel

March 03, 2020

The StarMA family goes above and beyond. We are so happy to be a part of this! We appreciate the care and instruction our family receives.... Read More

Taren Lane Hill Delisle

March 03, 2020

Shout out to the coaches at afterschool today who did an excellent job with the Starma kiddos at Westside Park in terms of protecting, nurturing, and giving playful energy. My sister, a stay-at-home-mother of five (5) boys (!!!) called to say she saw my son and the Star Martial Arts staff and watched for some time, and told me in detail how she would feel comfortable having her kids in this progra... Read More

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If you're in Gainesville, Archer, or Newberry, be sure to check us out!

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Confidence & Leadership

Parents love how the confidence in their kids soars as they train in Martial Arts at StarMA. In addition to being fun, Martial Arts can help your child overcome challenges, learn new skills, and discover that they are more capable than they ever thought!

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Discipline & Focus

When your child is in class, their only competition is themselves. As they train with us, they learn how to channel powerful focus as they master their different Martial Arts skills. The best part is this ability to focus will transfer over into their everyday life!

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Fitness & Health

In every class, your child is going to get moving. They will hardly notice how much exercise they're getting in because they're so focused on practicing the moves and getting better at their techniques. Being physically fit will also increase their energy, attention span, and self-esteem.

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New Friends & Mentors

Many kids that train in the Martial Arts say that other sports and activities just weren't their "thing". Our safe, non-judging, bully-free studio is built to make those same kids feel at home and come alive! Our students and instructors are all about support and mentorship.

A Modern Approach to Self-Defense

Star Martial Arts has been bringing Gainesville the very best in Martial Arts instruction for years. We personally select our instructors for not only their skill and achievement in Martial Arts, but also for their ability to effectively relate that knowledge and understanding to students of all ages and backgrounds. Each instructor is certified through our specialized Legacy Instructor Training Program. With over 2 years of specialized training, each instructor at StarMA is qualified to teach Martial Arts and lead the future leaders of tomorrow!

At StarMA, we take our role in the community seriously. We see it as a privilege that we are trusted to guide children, teens, and adults of all ages in strengthening their bodies and minds. We're also a proud partner of the Alachua County School Board which means our After School Program is trusted and backed by parents just like you!

Although our techniques are based on centuries-old knowledge, it is our application of that knowledge that sets StarMA apart. We cover a variety of ranges and are prepared to teach you and your family how to be both mentally and physically prepared to take on the world.

StarMA is where children improve their focus and self-discipline. We are the place for those who want to give their child a leg up in an ever-challenging world. And, we are the place for those adults who need a positive outlet for daily stress. Discover these benefits for yourself!

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