Kids Programs

Little Leaders JKD – Ages 5 to 7
Jr. Leaders Jeet Kune Do – Ages 8 through 14

Kids get a combination of Thai Boxing, Bruce Lee's art, Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Filipino Martial Arts. Character Lessons are a part of the children's program. Advancement in rank depends on child's behavior in class, at home and school.
Adults - Ages 16 - 86


Mixed Martial Arts

There’s not another school in Sarasota that can offer this wide range of martial arts with instructors who are certified with years of experience and not weekend certifications! That’s why we’re committed to providing the highest quality martial arts instruction and training in a positive encouraging environment.


New Programs for 2015

STX - Anyone who wants to compete or fight will want to work their way into this class!

C-Tac, Civilian Tactical Training Program sometime in 2015. We feel very fortunate to be an affiliate of these top notch programs and organizations.
Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts
Francis Fong Wing Chun Association
Thai Boxing Association of the USA
Pedro Sauer Gracie Jiu Jitsu

That's what makes us different!

Martial Arts Is An Exciting, Positive Passion To Have!

There are many choices when it comes to martial arts. Trying to decide if you want Karate, Boxing, Judo, Aikido, Krav Maga,Wing Chun, Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Japanese Jiu Jitsu or mixed Martial arts can be overwhelming. Education on the various arts, their specialty and what benefit they will give you is what beginning students need to research. If you want competition, Street Self Defense or just learn something while you’re working on your fitness, are all questions potential students need to ask themselves.
MAMA wants you, your family and friends to discover the positive new experiences that will open up to you through marital arts training at our academy. Through martial arts training at Martin Academy ( MAMA) students find positive, new, self discovery experiences develop and open up not only for your training but in other areas of your life.
Top Martial arts instructors such as Sifu /Guro Dan Inosanto, Sifu Francis Fong, Master Chai Sirisute, Erik Paulson, the Machado Brothers, Pedro Sauer  Gracie Jiu Jitsu Association are the foundation for the material taught at  MAMA. Instructors at MAMA are required to update their training and continue to educate themselves.  Sifu LaVonne Martin’s instructor, Sifu Dan Inosanto, best friend and protege of the late Bruce Lee, continues to train today at 78.
Whether you choose Martin Academy or not, the Main and Apprentice instructors have experience in many disciplines and have the ability to help guide you in the appropriate direction.   It’s not only what is taught but how, the atmosphere of the school, the attitude of the other students you will be training with and the instructors that is important.  That’s why we’re committed to providing the highest quality marital arts instruction and training in a positive encouraging environment. Come in for a short consultation, at no cost to you, to see if Martin Academy is the place for you. At the very least you will get some education on various disciplines and see if what’s important to you will fit with what’s important in the academy.

Savate – Thai Cross Training Seminar Open to Public

Erik Paulson  will be doing a seminar on May 30th  teaching material from his STX Kickboxing Program.  Savate-Thai Cross Training.  Muay Thai is a practical, combative martial art form of kickboxing that allows hand, elbow, knee, and kick strikes to the head, body and legs.Savate known as Boxe Francaise or “French Kickboxing”, is a competitive martial art that uses hands and feet as weapons. Savate emphasizes footwork, balance, agility and timing in unison with striking attacks. This would be a great time to improve your footwork and hand combinations.

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Coming in 2015 C-Tac

Civilian Tactical Training Program

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We are very proud of Joshua on the distance he has gone.

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