Here are Oakland's top 5 martial arts studios

Here are Oakland's top 5 martial arts studios
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By Hoodline - Published on November 12, 2019.

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Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top martial arts spots around Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture next time you're in the market for martial arts.

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1. Guardian Gym

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First on the list is Guardian Gym. Located at 3109 Adeline St. (between 32nd and 30th streets) in Clawson, it is the highest-rated martial arts studio in Oakland, boasting five stars out of 57 reviews on Yelp.

2. Pacific Ring Sports

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Mosswood's Pacific Ring Sports, located at 493 40th St. (between Clarke Street and Telegraph Avenue), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the gym, martial art and boxing spot 4.5 stars out of 98 reviews.

3. DJ's Martial Arts & Fitness Unlimited

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DJ's Martial Arts & Fitness Unlimited, a martial art spot in Upper Laurel, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 33 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4116 MacArthur Blvd. (between 39th and Maybelle avenues) to see for yourself.

4. FOUR Elements Fitness

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Check out FOUR Elements Fitness, which has earned five stars out of 32 reviews on Yelp. You can find the gym and martial art and personal training spot at 322 Frank Ogawa Plaza.

5. Krav Maga Institute Oakland

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Finally, there's Krav Maga Institute, a local favorite with five stars out of 20 reviews. Stop by 1211 E. Embarcadero Cv, Suite A/B to hit up the martial art, boxing and self-defense class spot next time you're in the mood.

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