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Adult Program

Discipline & Self Defense

At Gabrieles Martial Arts, our adult classes are tailored to provide a comprehensive experience in martial arts, focusing on mastery of technique, self-discipline, and real-world self-defense skills. Designed for individuals of all skill levels, our program emphasizes the practical application of martial arts in daily life. We go beyond physical training, encouraging personal growth, mental resilience, and a deeper understanding of martial arts as a tool for both physical fitness and personal safety.

Our expert instructors guide each adult learner through challenging and rewarding sessions, ensuring a balanced development of strength, agility, and mindfulness. Join us to enhance your physical capabilities, boost your confidence, and equip yourself with essential self-defense skills.

For adults seeking a dynamic and rewarding fitness regimen, martial arts offer a compelling avenue for physical conditioning and personal development. Whether it’s the striking art of karate, the ground-based techniques of Gracie jiu-jitsu, or the high-energy intensity of kickboxing, there’s a martial art suited to every individual’s interests and goals. These disciplines not only provide an effective workout that improves cardiovascular health, strength, and flexibility but also serve as a platform for personal growth and self-improvement.

Engaging in adult martial arts classes goes beyond mere physical exercise; it’s an opportunity for holistic development. Through consistent practice, participants cultivate mental resilience, focus, and discipline, traits that extend far beyond the dojo or gym. Moreover, martial arts training fosters a sense of community and camaraderie, as students support and encourage each other on their journey towards mastery. Whether it’s learning self-defense techniques, honing martial skills, or simply pursuing a healthier lifestyle, adult martial arts programs offer a multifaceted approach to fitness and personal well-being. With a focus on continuous improvement and self-discovery, practitioners of all ages can reap the benefits of martial arts training, not just in terms of physical fitness but also in terms of mental clarity, emotional balance, and overall vitality.

Class Types



Lightning-fast kicks and punches
Our mission is very simple, to provide effective self-defense instruction by giving students the tools to defend themselves in real life situations.
We teach JuJutsu as a life style of personal development and self-defense and not as a tournament.
Our system teaches self-defense and provides the most complete form of exercise. This was proven during UFC 1.


Burn calories and boost metabolism
Relieve stress by releasing endorphins and providing an outlet for frustration
Enhances core muscle strength, improve flexibility and coordination while reducing the risk of muscle injuries
Join us to get in the best shape of your life with kickboxing

Confidence Building

Our classes instill a sense of confidence in young individuals, empowering them to believe in their abilities and face challenges with resilience.

Character Development

Gabrieles Martial Arts places a strong emphasis on character development, fostering qualities such as respect, integrity, and perseverance, which contribute to well-rounded and responsible individuals.

Fitness & Coordination

Through martial arts training, youth enhance their physical fitness, flexibility, and coordination, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

Focus & Discipline

Training emphasizes improving focus, concentration, and self-discipline, providing essential skills that positively impact academic and personal pursuits.

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Explore how Gabriele Martial Arts has helped transform lives through authentic testimonials from our dedicated community. Real people share their real results—capturing the essence of achievement, growth and empowerment. Join our thriving community and witness firsthand the positive impact martial arts training at Gabrieles has on individuals and families. Your journey to success starts with the stories of those who have walked the path before you.


I’ve been attending classes and private sessions for 3 years and recently enrolled my son in the jujutsu juniors program. I could speak in depth about my experience as I absolutely love it, but I cannot say enough about what it’s done for my son! A huge boost in self confidence, improved motor function, and something he truly enjoys! World class instruction, quality facility, and great atmosphere!

Christopher Jones


"Joining GMA about a year ago has been one of the greatest decisions. The Kickboxing classes are not only a great workout but a great self-confidence boost! Everyone is very welcoming, supportive, and truly encourages each other to be their best selves. Highly recommend GMA!"

Amanda Rollinson


"This dojo has had a huge impact on my life for the better. There are so many different classes anyone can take, there’s something for everyone, and the teachers guide you every step of the way. Gabrieles Martial Arts is the best part of my day. I always look forward to going to my next class. Everyone is kind and welcoming, and there’s always something new to learn."

Jordan Bostick

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Contact Information

169 Boston Post Rd, Waterford, CT

(860) 439-0602


Mon: 8 AM–12 PM, 3–9 PM
Tue: 8:30–11:30 AM, 3–9 PM
Wed: 8 AM–12 PM, 3–9 PM
Thu: 8–11:30 AM, 3–9 PM
Fri: 9 AM–12 PM, 3–7 PM
Sat: 7:30 AM–2:30 PM
Sun: Closed

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Connect with Gabrieles Martial Arts for inquiries, class details, and transformative journeys in self defense and discipline. Reach out today and embark on a path to personal empowerment and family unity.