Gabrieles Martial Arts

169 Boston Post Rd, Waterford, CT

Call: (860) 439-0602

Gabriele’s Martial Arts is an award-winning and state-of-the-art martial arts school that proudly offers comprehensive training in Kids Martial Arts, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and Fitness Kickboxing.

Nestled in Waterford, Connecticut, our family-owned and operated martial arts training center is committed to providing top-notch instruction for all ages and skill levels.

At Gabriele’s, we blend traditional martial arts values with cutting-edge techniques to create a dynamic and enriching learning environment. Whether your focus is on developing discipline in Kids Martial Arts, mastering the art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, or achieving fitness goals through Kickboxing, our experienced instructors are dedicated to guiding you on your martial arts journey.

Join us at Gabriele’s Martial Arts—a place where excellence, tradition, and family values converge to create a fulfilling and empowering martial arts experience for everyone.

Empower your journey

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.

Other programs

Youth Karate

Teen Martial Arts program is tailored to the unique needs of adolescents. This program provides a platform for teenagers to discover their potential, develop discipline, and gain self-confidence. In a supportive and engaging environment, our expert instructors guide teens through martial arts training, enhancing physical fitness, sharpening mental focus, and instilling values of respect and responsibility.

Join our Teen Martial Arts class to start on a transformative journey towards becoming strong, confident, and well-rounded. 

Gracie Jiu-jitsu

Gracie Humaita – Connecticut is the official representation of Master Royler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Master Gracie is the son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, the creator of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. At Gracie Humaita – Connecticut, Professor Gabriele, a long time student of Royler Gracie, is committed to preserving Grandmaster Helio Gracie’s vision of Jiu-Jitsu.


family training

At Gabriele’s Martial Arts, we cherish the unity of families. Our Family Training program is an opportunity for parents and children to bond while pursuing common goals. Train together, celebrate achievements, and grow as a family. Strengthen your bond, instill values, and lead a healthy lifestyle with Gabriele’s Family Training.

Join us and experience the power of training together.

Adult Karate

Experience the power of martial arts in our Adult Karate Group Class. Suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced students, our class offers a supportive environment for growth. Join us to build physical strength, enhance flexibility, sharpen mental focus, and boost self-confidence. Whether you’re pursuing fitness, self-defense skills, or the joy of martial arts, our class fosters a sense of community and personal growth.


Embark on an exhilarating fitness journey with our Extreme Muay Kickboxing workout, a fusion of dynamic fight techniques and intense conditioning. This high-energy experience blends kickboxing expertise with cutting-edge aerobics and the latest in fitness training. Engage every part of your body — hands, arms, elbows, legs, and knees — as you punch and kick your way into excellent shape.

Ready to discover the transformative power of Extreme Muay Kickboxing? 

Private Sessions

Discover a new level of martial arts mastery with our exclusive private lessons. Our skilled instructors offer tailored guidance based on your individual skill level, learning style, and goals. Accelerate your progress, enjoy flexible scheduling, and thrive in the confidence-building environment of private sessions.

Ready to take your training to the next level?  


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Real People. Real Results

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

“My experience as a new student in Martial Arts has been an amazing experience. My positive experience has certainly been enhanced by the guidance, mode of teaching, and friendly environment that has been created within this Academy. The Gabrieles have created a culture that is comforting and rewarding to anyone. After the initial bravery of going for the first time… it won’t take long to realize that you are surrounded by people that care about improving the quality of your life on multiple levels.
I would highly recommend engaging the Gabriele family and know that you will be a better person for it. They exemplify the true meaning of nurturing personal growth with courtesy, through experience, training and consistent effort.”


“Our 11-year-old daughter absolutely loves her karate classes, and all her very knowledgeable and professional instructors! She has only been with Gabrieles Martial Arts for 6 months now and was so excited to have already achieved her gold belt. They have very flexible class schedules, so you are able to attend the days and times that are convenient for you and your family. The owners, who are always leading the classes, portray the perfect balance between fitness, instilling strict values, respect, and a fun atmosphere! The Gabriele family has an energetic passion for displaying their heart and soul into their business, and inspiring children and adults to be the best they can be.”




More Info

Dojo H0urs

Monday 8 AM–12 PM, 3–9 PM
Tuesday 8:30–11:30 AM, 3–9 PM
Wednesday 8 AM–12 PM, 3–9 PM
Thursday 8–11:30 AM, 3–9 PM
Friday 9 AM–12 PM, 3–7 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM–2:30 PM
Sunday Closed

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